Switching a friend to Ubuntu
nathan.bahn at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 18:31:50 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at cox.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 01:23:31PM +0000, nepal wrote:
> > (note to the reader. there are no smileys included, you decide what is
> > funny for you)
> > On Wednesday 20 Jan 2010 17:55:11 Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > > > You can modify the Ubuntu desktop to make it similar like MS.
> > > > Windows... Wants easy? Just use LinuxMint!
> > >
> > > One of the developers of Linux Mint personally insulted me and my
> > > nation.
> > What did they do, put the words genocide and palestinians in the same
> > sentence.
> > What did you do to provoke them?
> Are you assuming he did? Have you read Bas Roufs' post? Have you
> bothered to search on "Clement Lefebvre" and Israel?
> > and what does that have to do with a technical support list?
> > Ooops, already know that one.
> > > He also specifically asked that we do not use Linux Mint.
> > Isn't that like you recommending to others to use or not use a distro?
> > > I
> > > really don't know why he releases his software under the GPL, then,
> > > but in any case I will respect his wishes and not use his software.
> > > Nor do I recommend it to others.
> > Why because of your own emotional disturbance? hardly a sound basis
> > for anything (except insanity), human emotion!
> > > --
> > > Dotan Cohen
> > >
> > If you are going to tar and feather folks for a few words and request
> > others join with you in your hubris...careful what you wish for.
> Learn to read with comprehension. He advocated nothing. He stated his
> position and gave his reason.
> > or
> > grow up already.
> You should take your own advice.
> Bob Holtzman
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With all due respect (and no disrespect implied), may I suggest that this
topic is becoming increasingly off topic? The original posting, after all,
was a request for advice regarding what Linux distribution would be best for
a raw novice.
Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html &
http://www.openoffice.org (Nathan Bahn)
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