synaptic still bonkers

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Tue Sep 27 04:13:49 UTC 2011

On 09/26/2011 03:12 PM, Pastor JW wrote:
> On Monday, September 19, 2011 4:01:28 am chris wrote:
>> On Sun, 2011-09-18 at 18:09 -0400, wayward4now wrote:
>>> On 09/18/2011 05:52 PM, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>>>>> Oh hell, I've just about got everything the way I want it, too.
>>>>> <whines>   Ric
>>>> Back up your dot files and restore them one by one in case something
>>>> goes awry.
>>> You mean when it blows up... "goes awry" lacks the eclat suitable for a
>>> situation when pressing red buttons repeatedly like a lab rat hitting
>>> the gimmie-the-crack-cocaine button.  This is ending in tears. :( Ric
>> Yep. The problem still remains as to where we go after 10.04
>> for me, possibly Debian squeeze, or open suse.  May hap Ubuntu will come
>> to there collective senses in a few years time. Maybe :(
> Well, I'll install 12.04 a couple of months after it is released as I have
> found Ubuntu very nice to use.  However, I never have had any use for Gnome
> desktops but Ubuntu itself is fine if one uses a proper desktop.  While waiting
> for KDE to become useful again after version 3, I just installed Xfce as a
> desktop in order to have a workable desktop.  Of course during that time the
> Gnomes taunted and raved on about our KDE troubles.  I don't seem to see much
> of that now from the KDE users now that the tables are turned.  I'm guessing
> it just boils down to the class of user.

Amen! I really love Xfce now, it's the best of both worlds. I had so 
much horsepower left over, after completely ditching KDE, I'm running 
compiz as well. Got all the exploding desktops on a drum and I'm having 
way too much fun. 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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