basic - continued

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at mindspring.com
Mon Feb 8 19:07:03 UTC 2010


On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 12:49:20 -0500
Rashkae <ubuntu at tigershaunt.com> wrote:

> Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> > On Mon, 08 Feb 2010 19:22:23 +0200
> > Tero Pesonen <ubuntu-users at tpesonen.net> 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>!
> 
Bah!  There's always Ultrix WM and the old UDE. *
If it was good enough for Grandpa it's good enough for me.

*  not to be confused with the new UWM or UDE

Cybe R. Wizard
-- 
When Windows are opened the bugs come in.
	Winduhs




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