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    Re: Windows Update (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Saturday, December 08 @ 23:18:16 GMT

    For naive desktop users, another model is Microsoft Windows Update. It works really well. To activate it, the user has to go to the right web page or open something in the Start menu. I think that’s too much work, most people don’t even know it’s there.

    Ayuh, that’s how it works…except you’ve forgotten that Windows Update pops up a dialog telling the user when critical updates are available (and allows one to open Windows Update without going to the Start menu.)

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    Re: Windows Update (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Friday, December 14 @ 11:25:42 GMT

    Somehow I have this feeling that if users can’t even click a menu entry in the start menu, they’re just not ready yet to run linux. No offense to the users however, it’s actually the case that linux isn’t ready for them, yet. But let’s just take this one step at a time. Make it run as a separate app, and when linux becomes easier to use, so that the people who buy “dummies” books can run it, THEN you can make it automatic.

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