install gripes (not original)

Thufir Hawat hawat.thufir at
Fri Mar 16 08:20:16 UTC 2012

On Thu, 15 Mar 2012 13:12:21 +1100, Basil Chupin wrote:

> On 14/03/12 21:46, Thufir Hawat wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:45:58 +1100, Basil Chupin wrote: [...]
>>> Umm, what the f*** are you on about?!
> Thufir, Let me begin by saying that in a moment of unbridled crassness I
> wrote the words above which I should not used at another Linux user and
> for which I now offer my apology.

Not necessary, I expected responses like that.  No worries.

> I said this earlier to someone else - cannot remember who or where -
> that there are so many distros available and different desktop
> environments. For example, I tried Gnome, I tried Unity (I puked) and
> went back to something which is perfectly usable, understandable, and
> configurable (give or take...) and that is KDE. Now, what is wrong with
> this as a functional desktop (KDE 4.8 btw)?:
> "Don't gripe, get even: change distros!" :-) .
> BC

Largely, we're on the same side of that, the side of common sense, the 
side using an existing DE.


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