VENT - Ticked with Kubuntu

Phil Pinkerton pcpinkerton at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 14:25:32 UTC 2008


On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 10:18 AM, Phil Pinkerton <pcpinkerton at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Michael Leone <turgon at mike-leone.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Phil Pinkerton <pcpinkerton at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > Good for you. I am however entitled  to my opinion part of which
> > extends to
> >
> > I never indicated that you were not entitled to your opinion.
> >
> > > over 30 years working with computers which includes tens of thousands
> > of
> > > Windows installs since 3.0 plus Linux since Slackware 1.0 and the days
> > of
> > > 300baud down loads to floppies ( 8 inch ).
> >
> > 25 years for me, I remember Windows/386 (which came before 3.0), and
> > Slackware 2.9. I see we're both old fogies. :-)
>
>
Yep I nearly forgot about that screaming 8MHZ 286 machine with 256kb of
memory I ran Dr. Dos and Quick Basic on.

>
> >
> > > Linux is about choices, I like it because I have never paid 1 dime for
> > any
> > > of it.
> >
> > Me, too. Many see it as being more about philosophical choices, based
> > on freedoms, and not on prices.
>
>
> That's a given.
>
> >
> >
> > > You defense of XP is well stated and yet your here in a Kubuntu users
> > list,
> > > your choice.
> >
> > True. because I chose to use both. Actually, I have a Debian testing
> > server at home, a Ubuntu laptop, and 2 XP stations. I use what I
> > consider appropriate to what I want to do. I also occasionally choose
> > to correct (seeming) misconceptions, or relate my experiences, about
> > both OSes, altho on different lists.
> >
> > I have corrected people about Linux on MS lists, too. :-) Altho much
> > less these days, since Linux is much more prevalent, both at home and
> > in corporate environments. You'd be surprised (well, maybe not you,
> > you've been around a long while, too) how many people used to think
> > you couldn't run Linux without a command line (no [decent] GUI), and
> > having to recompile your kernel (by hand) every week. Thank goodness
> > that misconception has gone by the wayside.
>
>
Wouldn't they be surprised that  Windows is "still"  DOS ! ;-)
Just as many folks don't realize Mac XOS ( or OSX I forget which )  is Unix.

>
> >
> > > I meant no harm just took the word "VENT" as stated in this thread and
> > > expressed myself.
> >
> > I took no harm or offense, and I hope you can say the same for me.
>
>
> Nuff said ;-)
>
> >
> >
> > --
> > Michael J. Leone
> > <mailto:turgon at mike-leone.com>
> >
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>
> --
> " The fundamental principle here is that the justification for a physical
> concept lies exclusively in its clear an unambiguous relation to the facts
> it can be experienced"   AE
>
> Please Feed and Educate the Children... it's the least any of us can do.
>



-- 
" The fundamental principle here is that the justification for a physical
concept lies exclusively in its clear an unambiguous relation to the facts
it can be experienced"   AE

Please Feed and Educate the Children... it's the least any of us can do.
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