Has Ubuntu Replaced Windows on Your Box?
ljpino at grm.net
Sat Sep 16 21:03:56 UTC 2006
> Sorry to say Ubuntu & Linux will always be the destined piece-of-shit
> for not handling acpi suspend/hibernate decently.
> Why the heck is it so difficult for you people to implement -something
> you want to become mainstream- ?
> YOU THINK PEOPLE ALWAYS WANT TO LEAVE THEIR COMPUTERS ON, CONSUMING AT
> THE LEAST 150W ??
What are you doing that requires the computer to stay on? Why not turn
> Too many repos, too much crap in those repos, too many steps to do one
> goddamn thing.
I have found that even for this newbie, once the repos are activated,
synaptic does not take many steps to install something. Two steps is
> WE DONT NEED TO PROGRAM A COMPUTER FOR EVERYDAY USE, WE NEED IT TO DO
> WORK FOR US.
Once again, what are you doing? From watching the list there are plenty
of people using (*)buntu on their computer to _work_. They don't seem
to be having any earth shattering problems. Your rant doesn't have much
substance, and only mentions one real problem.
If hibernate is the only thing that draws you back to Windows, is it
worth it for what you are doing?
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