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The decline of Linux boards.

Posted 12-14-2013 at 11:27 PM by Randicus Draco Albus

It is painfully easy to see. Look at almost any Linux users' forum and the obvious jumps out. Almost no knowledgeable members. This is true of all pan-Linux boards: LinuxQuestions, LinuxForums, LinuxFormat,, etc. It is also true of many distro-specific boards.

The Cause
In their drive to attract Windows users, the people who manage most boards have enacted policies of enforced "politeness". "Read the manual and ask questions about the parts you do not...
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Stability and cutting edge. Mutually conflicting, but we want it!

Posted 03-13-2013 at 04:22 AM by Randicus Draco Albus
Updated 03-13-2013 at 04:23 AM by Randicus Draco Albus

This is my first attempt to write a blog. I have never had an interest in doing such things, but the time has come to rant. For the last two years, I have seen posts on numerous fora by people looking for, or complaining because they cannot find, stability and cutting edge. There are two problems I do not understand:
1) The desire for SNS. Version 3.18 that was released three or four months ago is too old. I MUST have 3.19, and I MUST have it NOW! This growing trend of believing software is...
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