grumpypenguin at qwest.net
Fri Dec 29 12:25:10 UTC 2006
On Friday 29 December 2006 02:07, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Friday 29 December 2006 2:09 am, Grumpy_Penguin wrote:
> > give it a couple of months and you will probably delete that Win$ux
> > partition ;-)
> > of course you will need it then the very next day :-(
> Reminds me of when I finally switched to broadband... I couldn't get them
> to play nicey nice with me without running their stupid Windows CD. I
> wound up making a place for Windows (ME, the only version I could bum a CD
> for), and then spending several hours screwing around with it to get to a
> point where I had enough screen resolution to click the "Next" button on
> that retarded system that didn't let you drag a window with that Alt key.
> But going through the usual KDE setup channels did not fix the resolution
> problem on this thing. I had to edit xorg.conf by hand
> and %s/1024x768/1280x800/g which still didn't quite seem to get things
> On the bright side... Wow. Windows is SO lame. I rebooted to Windows at
> some point, and it went through some system restore rigamarole. It
> reverted all the updates I had spent 10,000 hours clicking through stupid
> install wizard screens to get installed, and it obliterated all my user
> The auto updater thingie is sitting here at 60% complete forever, which
> probably means I have a virus now or something.
> People pay money to put up with this shit, and then come over here to talk
> trash about Linux?
We used to say "Anyone with a 2 digit IQ can run Linux...unfortunately that is
more than the average windows user has."
Whenever I have to use a Winblows system I feel like someone who has been
flying an F-16 and all of a sudden they demote me to a 73 Yugo with bald
> D. Michael McIntyre
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