[linux-audio-user] Re: Is the Linux desktop really here ?
fullgo at dellorfano.net
Mon Dec 8 22:00:53 EST 2003
Wow, way off topic, but all online banking functions can be done with
Mozilla (at least with my bank). Also, Moneydance is a Quicken type
program written in Java (i.e., runs on any and all platforms) and
Quicken runs under Crossover Office with online banking as well.
On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 11:13, Dave Phillips wrote:
> My thanks to everyone who replied to this subject. Lots of good ideas,
> I'll definitely put some of them to use.
> Here a few more notes on what I plan to do :
> Red Hat (Fedora?) or Mandrake install
> totally GUI for the user
> Crossover stuff (thanks for the reminders!)
> And here's what they have for peripherals :
> a scanner, not sure what kind
> an HP printer (610C ? 810C ? I'll find out later... )
> Things they need to do include :
> Web browsing
> print from Web (color, b&w)
> on-line banking via Web browser (I'm afraid IE may be required,
> don't know though)
> print from file manager (color, b&w)
> operate scanner
> basic image editing
> Their net connection is DSL through SBC/Yahoo. I don't expect problems
> with that, I had the same connectivity at my old
> apartment, no problems with various Linux distros.
> They don't have games installed, they don't really run any apps beyond
> the browser. My only concern is wrt the on-line
> banking requirements. Does anyone here do on-line banking via a Linux
> browser ?
> Best regards,
> == dp
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