Ubuntu & Linspire

anthony baldwin anthonybaldwin at optonline.net
Thu Feb 8 21:55:44 UTC 2007


Joe Hart wrote:

>ac wrote:
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>>Lokeey wrote:
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>>>Hey all, I just read about Ubuntu and Linspire teaming up. Based on 
>>>anyone expertise or experience, would someone be able to comment on this 
>>>and say if this is a good/bad thing???
>>>
>>>=
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>>The more distros which like to base themselves on ubuntu then the 
>>happier I become.
>>
>>Also, in the harsh world, many folks like to get proprietary binaries 
>>the easy way, and the deal gets value from that too.
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>Well, that to me is the straw that broke the camel's back.  I'm all for 
>the advancement of Linux and of it gaining popularity, but I was already 
>leary of the way they were heading...trying to remove the command line 
>from Linux is just as bad as Windows 95 taking away DOS.
>
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What?!
Remove the command line?!
Preposterous!
Why, that´d be like removing the handlebars from your bike...
Who´s trying to remove the command line?

tony

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