[xubuntu-users] tired <OT>

Drmgiver drmgiver at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 19:43:16 UTC 2011

You know, it is interesting, I have had A LOT less problems on Linux than I have Windows.  Hardware always broke for me on XP SP3.  Here in the Linux world, everything just works. 


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Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:

>On 11/14/2011 12:16 PM, ron wrote:
>> Xubuntu users,
>> Perhaps I am taking my frustration in form of this email but I am tired
>> of it.
>> thank you for reading my whine and I apologize for my long "soap box"
>> message.
>What went wrong?? I'm popping in late, so I don't know what your 
>problems have been.
>Apple wisely controls what hardware you run on, for that very reason. 
>What little bit of kit that you can use makes it far easier to stay on 
>track, development wise, with ~very~ few drivers to support.
>Linux has to contend with a hardware community that is widely diverse 
>and, in a lot of cases, quite unfriendly to opening their drivers to the 
>So, if you run some hardware that is not easily supported, you have two 
>choices. Pay the World's Richest White Guy and just enjoy your computer 
>without a lot of effort, or duke out your problems for yourself and use 
>others that may be willing to help. The old adage that Linux is free, 
>but not as in beer, certainly holds true in this regard.
>But, we ~ALL~ feel your pain! :) 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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