re: Why is Linux Not More Popular on the Desktop? VIEW POST

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re: I've personally never tried it, but I did recommend to some non-developers. I think the driver issue is solved if you buy the machine for Linux sp...
 

On the driver issue, yeah but if I buy a windows machine I never would really have that issue."

Also for some reason its ALWAYS the wifi driver that fails and there's never an ethernet port. :P

Chromebooks are great for non-devs but they are quickly on the path to be a dev device as well due to the increasing native linux support. The linux support and android apps also make it really robust for non-devs too where just the browser isn't quite enough for them.

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