[FredLUG] Re: Ubuntu Standard User (Girlfriend Test)
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 07:21:52 EDT 2008
The problems probably would have been similar for switching to MacOS as
they are for switching to Linux, I'm guessing. I found it very telling
that one of the "requirements" was to pirate music off of BitTorrent.
Because that's certainly a requirement for using Linux, isn't it? I
think if nothing else this provides a fascinating punch list for
interface usability research.
On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 23:08 -0400, Chris O'Donnell wrote:
> Interesting, but I think a bit unfair to Ubuntu. A Linux user that had
> never seen Windows would have just as much trouble if they had to do
> the same things when seeing Windows for the first time.
> Steven Bambling wrote:
> > > Thought this was an interesting read. Might be something to think
> > > of for teaching new users to linux.
> > >
> > http://contentconsumer.wordpress.com/2008/04/27/is-ubuntu-useable-enough-for-my-girlfriend/
> > Thanks,
> > STEVE
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