Ubuntu & Linspire

Lokeey lokeey at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 20:12:52 UTC 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
> there
> > 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
> their
> > system.
> Well, yes and no.  Take a look at this:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelCustomBuild
> 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
> *buntu.
> 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
> anymore.
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