On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Richard Victor Correia <richard(a)florix.net
I told him that Linux can be used easily with few
hours training for above
mentioned things. I also explained the stability and cost effectiveness of
Now the question is, which distribution should we suggest? Which desktop
environment? Which email client (closer to Outlook look and feel) ?
Distribution and desktop environment don't matter as much. Applications do
Moreover you need a knowledgeable person, usually the sys admin inside the
organisation who will get along with the people, guide them and help them as
and when needed. This is more important as compared to which distro or DE to
choose. I've had experience where couple of accountants wanted to use KDE
whereas rest of the people were happy with default of GNOME.