This used to be a great list

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Aug 25 19:21:34 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-08-25 at 20:02 +0100, ms wrote:
> On 25/08/10 06:43, Christopher Chan wrote:
> >
> >> I think Karl actually hit on something. Lucid is pretty tight, there
> >> isn't much breakage and the people posting problems get answers and
> >> suggestions in zero time. We're just bored and here is where we hang.
> >>
> >> Geeks of a feather flock together. It's not like we're getting paid to
> >> hang around. :) Ric
> >>
> >
> > Exactly why I think ubuntu-users being a technical support list only is
> > nonsense. I sure see a lot of community over at sounder...NOT.
> >
> This sounds nonsense to me. We're a technical support list. If you want 
> to just socialize, there's Facebook/Okcupid/MySpace that way.
> (Of course if we *also* socialize it's all jolly good, but we should 
> keep things in focus. It's not because I want to be a jerk, it's because 
> this is becoming more and more IRC and less and less a useful tool)

Again, I think that you have a bunch of people waiting patiently for a
question to appear, that they are qualified to assist with. Lucid is
about as tight as Hardy ever was, IMHO. So, there are no huge computer
issues to rant about. THIS IS GOOD! It's kinda like being a fireman
during the Monsoon season, we're all just standing by. 

On the Kubuntu list the only major problem is sound. KDE ham-fisted
Pulse with some crap and some users have problems. I never thought I
would say this but I love Pulse now. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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