basic - continued

Rashkae ubuntu at
Mon Feb 8 17:49:20 UTC 2010

Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 19:22:23 +0200
> Tero Pesonen <ubuntu-users at> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2010-02-07 at 23:11 +0200, Rafiq Hajat wrote:
>>> All I know is that every windows PC around here seems to be infected
>>> with all sorts of nasty stuff. I go to the studio, plug in my flash
>>> stick into the WIn XP PC to play some music that I've recorded and
>>> when I return home, I plug in that flash stick and find all sorts
>>> of .exe and.scn files that should not be there. I am relatively
>>> untouched as an Ubuntu user and can clean the disk, but friends
>>> using a Windows OS have been severely afflicted. 
>>> Thank you Linus - may God bless you for starting this whole
>>> wonderful movement! 
>> Not Linus. Gnu/Linux was, if I understand correctly, started by
>> Richard Stallman in the early 1980's.
>> Tero Pesonen
> But it might still consist only of Emacs, a compiler and a non-existent
> kernel were it not for Mr. Torvalds.
> OK, so it wouldn't be /quite/ that bad...
> Cybe R. Wizard

But think, if not for Stallman, we would have KDE and no gnome.... that 
probably didn't seem so bad, 5 years ago, but now?

<Flame on>!

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