> Nice application of sarcasm there, but sadly completely wasted. As long as we are talking about Linux desktop users — yes. These are the regular people. Everyone else has given up on the Linux desktop long ago, given any choice.
All 'linux desktop users' I know of are either:
2. family to experts
> (Or that's what I see when I look around me, anyway. I'm sure there'll be someone quick to correct me with a heartwarming story about how their spouse/children/elderly parents are Linux desktop users — well, that is on your conscience and yours alone. I'm sure you are postponing your supportees' Gnome 3 transition as far as you can, folks, right? Right?)
1. my parents are Linux desktop users. (I do the system support)
2. recently bought them an iPad
3. next computer/laptop they'll own (I'm the one that buys them) will either be another iPad, or a Mac laptop.