Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu ... just one!

Rick rufus at hanadari.net
Sat Jul 5 06:43:32 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 19:58 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Steven Davies-Morris wrote:
> > Shame that you've gone back to Windows, 
> I don't think it's a shame to use Windows or to go back to Windows. IMHO 
> it isn't useful to insist on using Linux if the job is easier done with 
> Windows. It is a question of how much time is available for experiments 
> with a new OS. If it doesn't work within a given time, it is quite 
> reasonable to return to Windows if that is known to work.
> > but if and when  
> > you're ready to try again, if you can be a little less hasty in your
> > actions, and a little more specific in detail, there's plenty of help
> > here on this list that will get you to the promised land.
> Well, Rick wrote that his questions were not answered here. I didn't check 
> what his questions were, but I do know that some questions on this list 
> stay unanswered. So maybe he is one of those unlucky persons who don't 
> get that much help here.
> Anyway, I would suggest to start with a dual boot installation next time, 
> then it would be a smaller problem if the Linux installation doesn't work 
> immediately.
> Nils

It's always been a dual boot. I even ran a dual boot with two Windows
3.0s back in the early 90's, because I needed both a L2R European
language environment and a R2L Hebrew environment. As much as I want to
embrace Linux, there are still some functions it can't do, and hardware
that it won't drive. 

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