racerx at makeworld.com
Sat Sep 15 16:44:35 UTC 2007
On Sat, 15 Sep 2007 10:36:27 -0600
debian <debiani386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alex Janssen wrote:
> [big snip]
> > I also informed her that she now
> > has the coolest screensavers in the office. She liked leaving them
> > as random rather than choosing one.
> ya i like the fireworks screensaver in kde the best.
> > I was having a little trouble figuring out what to do fix the
> > refresh rate, as the monitor was not recognized, when my factory
> > engineer stopped by and commented "must be that damn linux you were
> > telling me about".
> if it doesnt recognize my monitor, i usually set up a generic monitor
> driver and, as long as it works, call it good
> > I had prep'd everybody for this eventual change by switching, 2
> > years ago, to all open source apps, i.e.; Firefox, Thunderbird,
> > OpenOffice.org ... those are the main ones. A number of people
> > have taken those apps home on CD's I've given them. People are
> > always surprised to hear that they are FREE.
> good move, as we all know, open source is best ;)
> > I'll post results back here as they come in.
> > Cheers to all you rebels,
> > Alex
I'm doing much the same at my work. We put OOO into a few Winders boxen
and had nothing but good things said. I recently put out Gimp32 and
Scribus. Additionally, I am working with Zimbra to replace the
We are setting up the Linux DHCP server mainly becasue MS does such a
crappy job of doing DHCP. I even have a Linux server setup as a Member
Ahhh - to be rid of MS, that's my goal! Heck! I am MS free here at
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