First look at Kubuntu 10.04

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Aug 4 03:57:46 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-08-04 at 11:30 +0800, Goh Lip wrote:
> On 08/04/2010 09:46 AM, Doug wrote:
> > Hello, and probably goodbye.
> >
> Doug, we really don't care about your hellos or goodbyes. We are not 
> evangelists nor 'company men'; Linux is not a religion nor a 
> corporation. We don't care if you use xxxbuntu, any flavour of linux, 
> unix, apple or windows. And we don't care what GUI you use too, be it 
> kde, gnome, lxde, fluxbox or none. We do not want to convert you nor 
> sell you anything.
> But....if you want our opinions, suggestions or advice, that's a 
> different matter. However, being a college freshman, we'd think you have 
> some degree of initiative, research and spunk. So google and read up the 
> distro's or gui's webpages or forums before coming here.
> There is bewildering (for you) choice of linux distros', each having 
> their own 'specificity' and given your current (hopefully temporary) 
> need to be spoonfed, I'll recommend PcLinux or MintPc. At this stage, I 
> do not recommend using Gentoo, ArchLinux, any flavour of xxxusd's, 
> solaris or windows. (that's right, tried cleaning out the registry or 
> modifying boot.ini?). Then again, I wonder about the objective of your 
> course and indeed, your motivation for taking that course.

Well, hopefully to learn. <grins>  Ric

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