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    My point exactly, they would do it if people are...

    My point exactly, they would do it if people are already using linux, but a major barrier to a lot of people using linux is that they haven't done it.

    I know hundreds of people personally that...
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    If you reading a book or doing a course on MYOB,...

    If you reading a book or doing a course on MYOB, you should be learning how to use myob, not how to use the OS. I don't see that training needs to change all that much if the applications function...
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    Fine for me but the concept of "virtual" machines...

    Fine for me but the concept of "virtual" machines is not something that your everyday business workstation user is going to be familiar with.

    They want to start an application, not start an app,...
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    I do see your point. But are you saying there...

    I do see your point.

    But are you saying there is no hope for Linux as a business workstation?
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    I agree. I didn't really want this to become...

    I agree. I didn't really want this to become another iTunes/Apple bash.

    My focus was meant to be on the lack of quality/capable business/accounting software such as MYOB or Quickbooks for the...
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    Yes you were right with the zombification. ...

    Yes you were right with the zombification.

    Once again, you know these things, I know these things. We have the benefit of wisdom and experience about such things.

    The average Microsoft using...
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    I agree, I don't much like iTunes myself. You...

    I agree, I don't much like iTunes myself. You know it, I know it, most of the seasoned Linux community knows it. It's the new people that use it because that's what their iPod/iPhone told them too,...
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    One of the least technical people in my office is...

    One of the least technical people in my office is the one who has the least trouble when trying to use Linux. They tried it without having any preconceived ideas, without expecting it to be Windows...
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    This is probably true, I probably take for...

    This is probably true, I probably take for granted the relative freedom I get in this regard given my role.

    It does seem however that a growing number of businesses are providing the iPhone as a...
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    Linux on the business workstation

    It seems to me that Linux lacks some of the required components to make it a considerable option for a lot of businesses.

    I will make no secret of the fact that I am Australian, and my opinions...
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