[xubuntu-users] you have got to be kidding me

TOM TOM thomasthoma at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 19:52:18 UTC 2012


On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 10:42 PM, Chris <racerx at makeworld.com> wrote:

> On 6/9/2012 2:16 PM, Michael Comperchio wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 06/09/2012 03:06 PM, Chris wrote:
> >> On 6/9/2012 1:53 PM, Michael Comperchio wrote:
> >>>
> >>> On 06/09/2012 02:41 PM, Chris wrote:
> >>>> On 6/9/2012 1:36 PM, Michael Comperchio wrote:
> >>>>> On 06/09/2012 01:29 PM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> >>>>>> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 9:27 AM, Michael Comperchio <
> compercm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>> I am pissed (and not in an intoxicated kinda way).
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I am going to put a LOT of thought into the next couple of
> paragraphs.... so
> >>>>>>> it might be a few minutes...
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Seriously... who in their right mind could possibly recommend
> Linux as their
> >>>>>>> operating system? The shit blows up every day!!!!... I have to
> reboot 12.04
> >>>>>>> just to make it see my interenet dongle! and you guys think this
> is a good
> >>>>>>> thing? I wrote serious software for NASDAQ SCO Unix as the
> platform....
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I absolutely no concept of what the hell you people are trying to
> sell with
> >>>>>>> Ubuntu... the thing just STINKS
> >>>>>> You should have thought a bit longer.  With so many Linux
> >>>>>> installations, including
> >>>>>> the majority (over 50%) of web servers, your experience must not be
> typical.
> >>>>>> We're not that masochistic.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I'm quite sure the problem is at your end.  You don't give enough
> >>>>>> information for
> >>>>>> me to even hazard a guess as to exactly where, except that with
> problems so
> >>>>>> severe, I would suspect hardware over configuration but cannot be
> sure.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>> The just sinks. Sorry but it does.
> >>>>> --
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Michael Comperchio
> >>>>>
> >>>>> michael.comperchio at gmail.com
> >>>>> 860 387 2650
> >>>>> 44 Eagle St, 3 fl
> >>>>> Torrington, CT. 06790
> >>>>> */Computers were created to help people become more productive...
> then
> >>>>> someone invented the internet./*
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>> A serious reason indeed!
> >>>>
> >>>> How does a Posi Traction work ... IT JUST DOES !
> >>>>
> >>> No I have NO way to log off and/or shut down except for the power
> >>> button... XP here i come
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>>
> >>> Michael Comperchio
> >>>
> >>> michael.comperchio at gmail.com
> >>> 860 387 2650
> >>> 44 Eagle St, 3 fl
> >>> Torrington, CT. 06790
> >>> */Computers were created to help people become more productive... then
> >>> someone invented the internet./*
> >>>
> >>>
> >> You should perhaps take a look at this:
> >> http://linuxhcl.com/
> >>
> >> Maybe something of yours is not listed and this should act as a guide.
> >> Kinda reminds me of the old Windows NT days - users used to complain
> >> that the hardware they had didn't work BUT, if they had what was listed,
> >> it did (of course) and ma have saved some of them not only headaches,
> >> but money too.
> >>
> > I don't have the patience tonight... are you seriously telling me that
> > the hardware I have, with which is pretty much generic, and pretty much
> > worked fine before the last round of updates is the problem!??!?!?!
> >
> > I DON'T THINK SO.
> >
> > I think people just didn't test
> > --
> >
> > Michael Comperchio
> >
> > michael.comperchio at gmail.com
> > 860 387 2650
> > 44 Eagle St, 3 fl
> > Torrington, CT. 06790
> > */Computers were created to help people become more productive... then
> > someone invented the internet./*
> >
> >
>
> Not at all - BUT, it is interesting that now and only now - you are
> elaborating on what is/was going on. To me, you would have been better
> served if you started with much of what you said above and I quote,
>
> "pretty much worked fine before the last round of updates",
>
> in the first place instead of voicing your frustration as you did.
> We all have been there - and you too will get past this one way or another.
>
> Give it a break for now, come back when cool heads prevail!
>
>
> --
> Keep well,
>
> Chris
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I'd say going the Windows way is the right choice, at least for now.
I know Linux can be a pain sometimes, and 12.04 is not as polished as it
should be, and will be in a couple of months.
Cheers!
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