blog.eracc.com: I often see the sentiment expressed that desktop Linux is “too hard” for the average PC user. These arguments seem to completely overlook the fact that an average PC user will never install his own operating system.
Why I still prefer MS Windows over Ubuntu/Linux
an open letter to the Ubuntu/Linux community from an average user
I'm an average user who doesnt have any special programming skills and/or knowledge in the OS area, but I'm still able to work my way and do what I have to do when I have to do it with computers.
Why is the Linux load average over the past 1, 5 and 15 minutes reported as the exponential moving average, instead of just simple (unweighted mean) moving average? It seems to me that the simple moving average value would be easier to understand.
If you’re an Internet Explorer user, then a recent survey suggest that you will have a lower than average IQ, while Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Camino and Opera users have an above-average IQ, according to psychometric consulting firm AptiQuant.
Leo Laporte of the Twit podcast says linux is NOT for the average user. In this short excerpt of the video, Leo gives kudos to linux popularity and it usages from internet servers to android phones and etc.
In the time of 4:15, Leo then downplays linux saying it is for computer enthusiasts and NOT for average users.