My response to:
With some useless insights about desktop readiness.
The writer tells us how PClinux could not provide him with sound, Freespire was too slow, Mepis had some problems with Skype, but Ubuntu seemed to work fine.
And now for the Bonus Comment of this story :
“An operating system that will not play AVIs or DVDs, run Nvidia graphics cards by default is of no use to God or Man. You can stand on an open sauce pulpit and say “though shalt not install proprietary software” but you will send more users rushing to Redmond for a Vista future.”
Dear mr Nick Farrell:
Every major Linux distro has forums and howto’s to get those drivers installed.
RTFM! as we used to say.
You just wrote a cheap story about nothing, and was meant for Microsoft users who have never tried Linux, because we Linux users know better, much better.