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To: Louigi Verona <louigi.verona@...>
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Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 4:55 pm

Am 13.03.2013 21:51, schrieb Louigi Verona:

I agree on this and on most of the other things you write. But methinks,
I have not pointed out clear enough, what I was to say ;-)

If Linux arrives on the markets, is recognized as important enough to be
supported by hardware-makers, is accepted by the general public as a
thing that stands besides Mac and Windows as a real alternative, does
not depend on Linux as such. It depends on marketing efforts.

If somebody takes a well-designed Distro with properly maintained repos
such as Mageia, Ubuntu, Fedora or Arch and adds PR plus advertisement
worth 4-500 Million dollares and announces, that everybody can buy
devices with this distro on every corner everywhere on the planet, then
there is a product, that competes with Mac and Windows.

Google kind of did so with Android. Maybe Canonical plans to do so some
day sooner or later. But even the most perfectly designed Linux-Distro
cannot compete with anything, based only on its technical features.

Microsoft tells the people: "Buy Windows and you are on the secure side,
as mainstream as you can possibly get." Apple tells the people: "Buy a
Mac and be mainstream but some kinda special too." Google tells the
people: "Buy us and try something kinda new, look we are a bit cooler
than the others, so be with us and soon you do not need that PC-thing
anymore..."

What will someone say, that tries to push Linux to the markets? Someone,
who commits half a billion dollars capital in the campaign, that is.

Markets are controlled by money, not by quality of products or let alone
sane decisions of costumers. Costumers choose from that, what they see
on shelfs and owner of market-shares decide, what is on the shelfs.

> It is clear, of course, why Linux does have a name, as it is set aside from

I know and you know and everybody on this list knows, that Linux is but
a Kernel. But to the general public "Linux" is a complete OS plus
applications. This is more or less good enough for me. nteresting
though, that some 7 years ago a friend told me, he purchased a boxed
"Linux 9.2" it was Suse 9.2 -- he named it Linux, because he did not
know, that there are other Distros out there also: there was just one
boxed Linux on the shelf he picked it from....
Today I meet people, that installed Ubuntu and do not know, that it is a
Linux.... ;-)

> Saying "Ubuntu, based on Linux kernel" says nothing to the non-tech user

Hopefully Ubuntu-users will have enough education about their OS, to
know that a scanner or printer, that works with Ubuntu will work with
Fedora or Mageia as well.... And that they know, that if they should
dislike Unity, KDE or XFCE is just a few clicks in the packagemanager away.

>

Not mention a Kernel, mention the technical basis of the ecosystem.
"GNU/Linux" would be appropriate but "Linux" is good enough with the
advantage, that one cryptic syllable less needs to be explained ;-)

>

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[LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Brett McCoy, (Tue Mar 12, 2:51 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Tue Mar 12, 9:04 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Dave Phillips, (Tue Mar 12, 9:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Brett McCoy, (Tue Mar 12, 9:59 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Chris Bannister, (Wed Mar 13, 10:29 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Brett McCoy, (Wed Mar 13, 11:45 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ivan Tarozzi, (Wed Mar 13, 12:06 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 10:36 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Tue Mar 12, 10:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Brett McCoy, (Tue Mar 12, 10:15 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Bearcat M. Şándor, (Tue Mar 12, 9:44 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Tue Mar 12, 11:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Brett McCoy, (Wed Mar 13, 1:45 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Hartmut Noack, (Wed Mar 13, 12:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 13, 12:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Patrick Shirkey, (Wed Mar 13, 12:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 1:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 13, 1:13 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 13, 12:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Hartmut Noack, (Wed Mar 13, 7:07 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 9:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 13, 8:51 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Hartmut Noack, (Thu Mar 14, 4:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Thu Mar 14, 5:36 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Chris Bannister, (Sat Mar 16, 1:00 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Sat Mar 16, 1:21 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Mar 16, 1:39 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, david, (Sun Mar 17, 2:23 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Chris Bannister, (Sun Mar 17, 9:54 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Mar 16, 1:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Chris Bannister, (Sun Mar 17, 8:45 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 11:11 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, david, (Sun Mar 17, 2:27 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 9:52 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Sun Mar 17, 4:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, , (Sun Mar 17, 9:51 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Sun Mar 17, 11:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Mon Mar 18, 7:12 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Tue Mar 19, 10:44 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Tue Mar 19, 11:26 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Neil C Smith, (Wed Mar 20, 11:04 am)
Re: [LAU] Kazam screencast [WAS: LightWorks for Linux Demo], Chris Bannister, (Fri Mar 22, 5:20 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 20, 11:10 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 20, 11:07 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, david, (Wed Mar 20, 7:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Fri Mar 22, 12:11 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Brett McCoy, (Fri Mar 22, 12:43 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Len Ovens, (Wed Mar 20, 1:04 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 20, 1:36 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 20, 12:24 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Len Ovens, (Mon Mar 18, 1:40 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, John Murphy, (Mon Mar 18, 11:17 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Chris Bannister, (Mon Mar 18, 10:22 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Mon Mar 18, 2:41 pm)
Re: [LAU] enabling autologin, Len Ovens, (Tue Mar 19, 1:34 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Len Ovens, (Mon Mar 18, 4:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Mon Mar 18, 5:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Dan MacDonald, (Thu Mar 21, 8:08 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Thu Mar 21, 2:12 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Dan MacDonald, (Thu Mar 21, 7:23 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Thu Mar 21, 8:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Len Ovens, (Mon Mar 18, 5:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Mon Mar 18, 5:57 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Mar 18, 10:50 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Mon Mar 18, 10:27 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Gene Heskett, (Mon Mar 18, 2:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, John Murphy, (Mon Mar 18, 5:29 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Mar 18, 3:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Mon Mar 18, 4:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Federico Bruni, (Mon Mar 18, 5:54 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Gene Heskett, (Mon Mar 18, 4:38 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Mon Mar 18, 4:22 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Len Ovens, (Mon Mar 18, 5:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, drew Roberts, (Mon Mar 18, 5:49 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Mar 18, 5:44 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Mar 18, 6:00 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Paul Davis, (Mon Mar 18, 2:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Mar 18, 11:05 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, david, (Mon Mar 18, 8:42 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, michael noble, (Mon Mar 18, 7:56 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Mar 18, 8:42 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Mon Mar 18, 8:01 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Mon Mar 18, 8:58 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Federico Bruni, (Mon Mar 18, 7:46 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 10:36 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Paul Davis, (Sat Mar 16, 1:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Chris Bannister, (Sun Mar 17, 9:36 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Simon Wise, (Sat Mar 16, 2:03 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Hartmut Noack, (Sat Mar 16, 2:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, , (Sun Mar 17, 11:55 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 12:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Dragan Noveski, (Sun Mar 17, 1:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 1:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Dragan Noveski, (Sun Mar 17, 2:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, , (Sun Mar 17, 9:47 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 2:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Dragan Noveski, (Sun Mar 17, 3:19 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 3:33 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Chris Bannister, (Sun Mar 17, 8:31 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, david, (Sun Mar 17, 1:43 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Hartmut Noack, (Sun Mar 17, 11:19 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Mar 17, 8:38 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, , (Sun Mar 17, 11:46 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 10:12 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ivan Tarozzi, (Thu Mar 14, 11:33 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Daniel Worth, (Thu Mar 14, 12:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Mar 14, 12:28 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Mar 14, 12:45 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Thu Mar 14, 11:43 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ivan Tarozzi, (Thu Mar 14, 1:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Paul Davis, (Thu Mar 14, 2:16 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ivan Tarozzi, (Thu Mar 14, 2:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Thu Mar 14, 3:24 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 2:09 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Paul Davis, (Wed Mar 13, 1:06 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 12:46 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 8:04 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Patrick Shirkey, (Wed Mar 13, 4:38 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Thomas Vecchione, (Wed Mar 13, 11:48 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Patrick Shirkey, (Wed Mar 13, 12:08 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Thomas Vecchione, (Wed Mar 13, 8:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Robert Vogel, (Wed Mar 20, 1:21 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 20, 2:48 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 20, 7:57 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Paul Davis, (Wed Mar 20, 10:58 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 20, 11:01 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 20, 8:11 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 20, 8:15 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Thomas Vecchione, (Wed Mar 13, 9:18 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, michael noble, (Wed Mar 13, 1:21 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Paul Davis, (Wed Mar 13, 1:31 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Thomas Vecchione, (Wed Mar 13, 8:53 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Paul Davis, (Wed Mar 13, 11:36 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Patrick Shirkey, (Wed Mar 13, 12:10 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 8:13 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Louigi Verona, (Wed Mar 13, 5:47 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 8:17 am)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Daniel Roviriego, (Tue Mar 12, 9:44 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Bearcat M. Şándor, (Tue Mar 12, 9:51 pm)
Re: [LAU] LightWorks for Linux Demo, Brett McCoy, (Tue Mar 12, 10:13 pm)