[Ubuntu-BD] General Questions about linux

Shahriar Tariq shahriar at linux.org.bd
Tue Aug 25 10:46:15 BST 2009

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 4:25 PM, maSnun <masnun at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/8/24 Junayeed Ahnaf Nirjhor <zombiegenerator at gmail.com>>
> > > ২১। উইন্ডোজের দাম এত বেশি কেন?
> > It costs so high cause people is giving up using that and MS needs money
> to pay it´s workers
> Because you get professional real time support, not community support.

ohh really?? NEWS FLASH you do get "Professional" "Real Time" support if you
want.. even for individual desktop owner.. given that you pay for your the
professional grade support.

> > ২২। উইন্ডোজের জন্য আলাদা আলাদা ডেক্সটপ এনভায়রনমেন্ট নাই কেন?
> Do you honestly think that having multiple desktop environments are more
> user friendly? If I develop one application for windows, I only need to care
> about the default desktop environment. But in Linux ? I have to consider
> both KDE and Gnome.

Having Desktop Environments give "user" FREEDOM TO CHOOSE!! Not that I have
to use same old dull blue/silver/green/black environment of windows all the
time with same application set...

And if you are really good developer you would not have asked about
supporting multiple DE... because that's not real problem you just need to
hook it with de base.. that's it... and there are not only KDE & Gnome there
are over 10DE that I'm aware of.. such as lxde openbox, fluxbox enlightment

> > > ২৩। একটা ভাল থিম ইন্সটল করতে চাইলে সেটা পয়সা দিয়ে কেনা লাগে কেন?
> >
> > To discourage you from using 3rd party themes
> If someone creates a good theme for you with his hard work and provides it
> to you free of cost, you are absolutely free to install that. Cost of themes
> depend on theme makers, not the OS developers.


> > ২৪। উইন্ডোজ নিজে অপারেটিং সিস্টেম বানায় এবং সেই অপারেটিং সিস্টেমের
> নিরাপত্তার জন্য নিজেই আবার অ্যান্টি ভাইরাস বানায়। সেই অ্যান্টি ভাইরাসও
> আলাদাভাবে পয়সা দিয়ে কেনা লাগে কেন?
> > To show you that they are the ultimate boss. Even if they make ¨shitty¨
> OS people are bound to use that and to show you that general windows users
> are ¨modon¨
> People are not bound to use their OS. And I don't know why you are calling
> people "modon" without implementing logic.
> Being a Linux fanatic is not the best way to spread the word about Linux.
> You must remember that Windows users are still large in number. And we
> should convince them about the better qualities we have at the Linux side. A
> stupid sharp tongue would be of very less use in that case.

In case you are dreaming....WAKE UP!! People are actually *"bound to use

go to any computer shop and try to buy any computer either laptop or desktop
with your choice of os... some of the laptop do come with linspus or similar
low end linux but most cases you have to buy windows based desktop/laptops
and you can't ommit their os bundle you have to pay irrespective of whether
you want to use it or not.......

Don't say its vendors fault that they would not sell their pc without
Microsoft actually BLACKMAILS these vendors to ommit linux offerings and put
windows in their computers... Microsoft threatens to stop supplying to that
specific vendor or increase their product price... in both cases Microsoft
is within their Legal Rights but they are actually doing unethical business
practice.. To Avoid antitrust lawsuit these vendors offers other low end OS
in out of stock/lagging computer which people are not going to buy.... so
you get the picture...

That's what Ubuntu Bug #1 is..... https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1

I haven't logged into my windows for a long time now and I am a Linux fan.
> But that doesn't allow me to insult windows users and we should appreciate
> what's good with Windows. Because, the users are not blind.

Whether most windows users are moron or idiots is personal opinion.... we
all should refrain from making such statements..... most linux groups are
branded as anti-microsoft cult but we don't want that in Bangladesh for
various reasons......

Personally what we think about Microsoft windows or their customer is our
personal views not to be talked about on public mailing list.......

Thanking you

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