Newbie in Love
mrknisely at mrknisely.is-a-geek.org
Fri Jan 20 00:56:27 UTC 2006
Sasha Tsykin wrote:
> Chanchao wrote:
>> Hello Richard,
>> Thursday, January 19, 2006, 4:16:00 AM, you wrote:
>> RCJ> what to install on it. A few months ago, I ordered a
>> RCJ> bunch of Ubuntudisks (with the intention of using them, but never
>> RCJ> did), so I decided let metry Ubuntu �Breezy Barracuda� on this
>> RCJ> machine.
>> Honestly, does anyone else agree that 'Breezy Barracuda' has a more
>> kick-ass ring to it than that fruity looking badger..? :-)
>> (Let's do a request for less nerdie-lady names for future releases.)
>> RCJ> Then I decided I would throw it for a loop and connect
>> RCJ> aninternal BenQ DL DVD+-R/W burner that has been converted to an
>> RCJ> external usbdevice. Surely this will cause problems, right?
>> RCJ> WRONG! Much to my utterastonishment it detected, installed and
>> RCJ> opened the disk that was in the drivewith NO PROMPTS at all. Now
>> RCJ> keep in mind, I still haven�t rebooted sincethe initial boot to
>> RCJ> start the install. How can this be? WindowsXX could neverdo this,
>> RCJ> NEVER EVER NEVER! I have to be dreaming right!
>> What you're writing is actually so perfect you must have gotten that
>> feeling that you're in a horror- or disaster movie and something
>> seriously creepy is going to jump at you and rip you and your
>> barracuda to shreds.. :)
>> RCJ> PS � I will be making the switch to Open SourcePERMANENTLY
>> RCJ> thanks to Ubuntu. I will also advise everyone I know to make
>> RCJ> theswitch too. In fact, any computers I build for now on will
>> RCJ> come pre-installedwith Ubuntu if I have any say in the matter
>> RCJ> (customers may not like that idea).
>> Well give them the option.. If they want Windows it costs US$150 (or
>> so) extra. And there's no warranty on messing it up. :)
>> Thanks for your post!! Made a wonderful and positive start of my day!
> as did yours for mine.
I believe these remarcs were destined for Richard.
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