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21. Re: Blizzard Linux Plans? Jan 8, 2013, 07:44 Panickd
 
El Pit wrote on Jan 7, 2013, 22:58:
mlw wrote on Jan 7, 2013, 19:58:
Ah, no. Average users would not have to compile code now. Many years ago, yes. Times have changed.

Also, have you tried to use Windows 8 Metro with only keyboard and mouse? Ubuntu is far more user friendly.

I tried Kubuntu 3 years ago. Everything that was preinstalled worked smoothly, everything else tried to force me to use the command line for installation. If that has chenged, good. If not: I don't want to go back to the DOS times, thank you. As an Average Joe I want to double click some exe, and the software installs without further fiddling around by the user. Is Ubuntu like this now?

Three years is a long time especially when you're talking anything Linux. Yes, Ubuntu has gotten a lot better at "point the mouse at it, click it and it just works" sorts of things. I struggle to think of anything I have absolutely had to drop to a command line for in normal everyday use. You still can, of course, but you don't really need to.
 
 
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