On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 09:56:00AM -0300, Sergio de Almeida Lenzi wrote:

> hello....
> 
> Well, after all that said, I would like to post my
> modest oppinion based in experience from the market..
> 
> 1) The people who use FreeBSD, or other OS, (the end user) 
> will never install the OS, the person will turn on the machine
> and expects an graphical interface appears in the secreen.
> 
> 2) the Interface should be as simple as possible, but powerfull
> enought to fullfill their needs, that is text, email, browsing,
> some banking, multimedia (this must be powerfulll...), chatting.
> some dvd authoriting, P2P. should access WIFI networks easy too

I don't think you understand how FreeBSD is used in most circumstances.
As a server, these things would mostly be quite undesirable and an annoyance
to have to remove - more of an annoyance than installing then from ports.

////jerry  

  
> 
> 3) the "computer"  (computer is the term used by the USER) should
> NEVER break, stop working.... That is: the computer (and the Operating
> system) should act as the TV set... (remember those old times when the TV set
> used to break???) you turn it on, and it works...
> 
> 4) For those who install the OS in the computer, (some 1 in 10.000) people....
> should make it fast and dirty....  I make an installer that install FBSD in 
> 10 minutes
> with all the gnome, office, multimedia, with only one <enter> of the 
> keyboard...
> using ZFS, the system never breaks, is ready to use in 20 seconds... FBSD is 
> installed
> in more than 1000 machines running in gas stations... here...
> 
> 5) A beautifull installer is good for the newspaper that publishes a "review" 
> of
> the Operating system (they must publish something to "sell" to ...save their 
> job..),
> Have you ever heard about a "Leopard" installer??? do you know someone who 
> reinstalled "Leopard"??????
> 
> 6) I also think that there must be an "fast and dirty"  FBSD install. in the 
> distribution
> a CD (or DVD) that you put in the machine, it asks where to install and a 
> prompt choosing YES or NO...
> the installer formats the disk(partition), do a tar of the FBSD image, with 
> an login of "admin" prompts for 
> a password, and dumps the os image in the disk using journal or ZFS... 
> (90% of the machines I installed FBSD have 1GB of memory, 80GB of HD and HDA 
> sound,
> INTEL,ATI,VIA graphics board... only 4 brands of NIC).
> 
> 7) I showed FBSD to an "expert" windows guy, and he think it is far more easy 
> to install than
> the XP he was using.... besides, it is LEGAL!!!  
> 
> Thanks for the Attention,
> 
> Sergio
> 
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