The good looking and easiest desktop OS

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The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#1 by francois » 20 Dec 2011, 03:15

What is the best looking and at the same time easiest desktop (including window$ and mac o$) that you would reccomend to your mother and law, or if you dislike her to your beloved younger sister? Would you let her install it by herself?
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#2 by Hamza » 20 Dec 2011, 12:49

KDE4.
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#3 by sud0 » 20 Dec 2011, 13:34

Hamza wrote:KDE4.
no doubt :good:
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#4 by francois » 20 Dec 2011, 21:37

Are these answer exempt of partiality or conflict of interest? :D
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#5 by Ahau » 20 Dec 2011, 21:45

I'll be honest here, and it sucks -- but I would tell (and have told) my mother-in-law to buy a computer with the latest windows on it. Why? because I'm the only person she knows who could explain how to do anything in linux, and I get bothered by her often enough as it is, when she can't figure out how to close a popup and get back to facebook. At least this way, my wife and her sister can help her out, too. And no, I would never have her install it herself... she can barely find the power button.

Now, somebody who was a little more computer-literate and was looking to have an active relationship with their OS...I would definitely point them to linux, and probably to KDE-4. But, I would probably give them a handful of live CD's (porteus on top ;) ) and tell them to try them all and see what they liked the best.
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#6 by Hamza » 20 Dec 2011, 21:53

My answer was impartial :roll: I am mostly using KDE4 for developing and surfing.

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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#7 by brokenman » 21 Dec 2011, 16:48

+1 Ahau.

Simple, familiar and the kid next door can help with problems. I get a job when it breaks down and they are at the top of their game. If everybody was using KDE4 then us nix users wouldn't bee 'cool' anymore. :twisted:
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#8 by francois » 21 Dec 2011, 23:32

You might be right in saying so. However, how would be a world dominated by linux? Lets dream. 8)
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#9 by wread » 23 Dec 2011, 22:18

The new trend is Tablets, and they are most linux..... Just wait and see :shock:
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#10 by Hamza » 23 Dec 2011, 22:37

Because, Linux has no limits and it is free for everyone !!
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Re: The good looking and easiest desktop OS

Post#11 by Jeremy » 17 Jan 2012, 09:43

Windows also has free versions, but not very genuin ones :)

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