[olug] How's Running a Linux Desktop at Work?
neal at lists.rauhauser.net
Tue Aug 1 15:00:33 UTC 2006
> Here are the questions combined with my answers:
> Q) If you have multiple machines which is the primary?
> A) SuSe 10.0 on Athlon 3200, vmware workstation gives me Windows for Visio
> Q) Are you actually allowed to run Linux on your desktop or are you running "under the radar"?
> A) allowed and I encourage it for others
> Q) Did you install Linux or did come that way from your tech group?
> A) I am the tech group when people need desktop support
> Q) Are you encouraged, allowed or just tolerated?
> A) Tolerated
> Q) How many people have you been able to convert?
> A) Only one so far ... but that is a 20% success rate here
> Q) What are you running?
> A) SuSe 10.0, tried 10.1 and found it to be flabby & flaky
> Q) What has been the biggest challenge in going to Linux?
> A) Haven't had a Windows desktop in about ten years ... I forget.
> Q) Thing that most suprises people about your desktop?
> A) not applicable for the telecommuter :)
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