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Right....but it's entirely true about the *default* setting, which virtually everyone uses. In fact, very few people even know the settings can be changed concerning that...or even what it is. It's one of those arcane, expert things. "Very few people even know the settings can be changed." You're right about most people "average" not knowing about these things. Yesterday I found out the depth of the average users lack of knowlegde about their Windows system. I was talking to a Win user about changing ISPS (She didn't know what that was; she was blasting-off about how wonderful AOL is!) She was telling her friend who was looking for an ISP (she called it dial-up service) that all you had to do in drop in the CD and it's all set up for you. That's when I found out that the AOL advocate (who uses Windows at work , 40 hours-week.) does not have a clue about how to install a program. But, her friend thought she was a real guru and so knowledgeable about computers. Here, friends, lis your typical Windows user. Is it any wonder that they're terrified when they try to use Linux?
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On Thu, 05 May 2005 12:27:38 -0700, Sandlin I've been saying the same thing to the ColaNuts for years and still...