Ubuntu & Linspire
lokeey at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 20:12:52 GMT 2007
oh wow! that sux! but then again i never use support other than hitting up
some true *nix users to guide me on my way.
gentoo....here i come!
On 2/8/07, Joe Hart <j.hart at orange.nl> wrote:
> Jonathan Jesse wrote:
> > Wow, lots of broad statements there.... I always thought the beauty of
> > Ubuntu was that all the command line stuff, the "hardcore", is still
> > and one can use it if he/she wants to or if one is closer to a "newbie"
> > then he/she can use the graphical options to change/update/configure
> > system.
> Well, yes and no. Take a look at this:
> They explain (sort of) how to do it right after they say it will void
> any contract you have for support. All "hardcore" users know that
> compiling your own kernel is the best way to tune your system to your
> own hardware. Why do I need floppy support, parallel port, serial port,
> bluetooth, pcmcia, etc. if my computer doesn't have, or use them? Why
> is there a 'restricted modules' in the first place? Sudo/Root? Wacom
> devices in xorg.conf? There are many 'strange' ways of doing things in
> Don't get me wrong. Kubuntu is a fine distribution. It's just not what
> I have decided is best for me. I have learned a lot in the last year,
> and I have learned that with *ubuntu I don't have as much control as I
> would like. I will miss the community. There are many fine people on
> this list and in the forums and irc channels. I might continue to visit
> on occasion. I can always run *buntu in a VM, until it isn't free
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