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Old 08-24-2005, 09:45 PM   #1
ronny46
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Thumbs down Come on... Linux Distros Today $uck!


Come on... Mandriva AND Suse both $uck crap!!

I have tried installing Mandriva several times / several versions on my system and never once would it even get passed the first disc of three. It ends up hanging at 19%. Now of course PCLinuxOS is built on Mandriva so it TOO does the same thing! So it TOO $ucks Crap!! And now beta 3 of Mandriva will not install. It TOO gets to 19% and halts. one word... JOKE!

Just for knowledge sake...

My system is:

Gigabyte GA-7VAXP mobo
2600+ Sempron Processor
512mb memory
40 gig IBM IDE HDD
ATI 9250 video card 128 mb memory
TDK CD Recorder
Pioneer DVD Recorder

And Suse tries to control their users. They tell you they can't install Libdvdcss because of legalities, yet MANY other distros ARE installing it by default!!! This is just the beginning. You have to be a freakin Linux guru in order to make it into a usable system.

Even tried Linspire and it too does not install due to my DVI LCD monitor. They tell me I have to hook up my CRT and set up for duel monitors and then re-hook my LCD back up to get it to work. Another JOKE!

And I don't like UFlunkToo. It too thinks that its average users are dumb#uck$ and eliminates the Admin account.

I myself am really not impressed with ANY distro at this time. I have even downloaded the second beta of Suse and they really haven't changed one bit. Maybe their wallpaper... what a joke!

What is up with these developers??? I still have to say that I use Windows 2000 when I want to get anything done. Now all these people that have all the bad stuff to say about Windows can say what they want... bottom line... for me, it simply WORKS!


See ya
 
Old 08-24-2005, 09:50 PM   #2
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I don't see any problems I have had with Mandrake... I can't say about suse or others but like they say in the aircraft biz...

"It's not the crate but the man sitting in it"

KC
 
Old 08-24-2005, 10:04 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by kencaz
I don't see any problems I have had with Mandrake... I can't say about suse or others but like they say in the aircraft biz...

"It's not the crate but the man sitting in it"

KC
Agree with kencaz!
You have to learn patience! And understand that it's a beauty of open source that you must tinker your OS to make it suitable for your own needs. I have no problem with SuSE for the same reason and run it happily on IBM laptop. As for default, there is no default in Linux! You choose what to install or remove. Want to use default - use Microsoft and continue complaining! If you have no minimum patience and ability to learn and invest you time to Linux then don't use it, but saying that distros are crap are just unwise.
 
Old 08-24-2005, 10:07 PM   #4
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Yall come back now ya hea!

I mean really what was the point of this. You're just not ready for linux, although linux is ready for you. Here is the all time consumer problem, needs vs wants. You know what you need to do or get, however you don't want to do what it takes to get what you need, you want someone else to do all the work so you don't have to THINK, which today seems to be oh such a hard thing.

Bottom line if you want to use something that's good you must learn (as the saying goes if you want something done right, do it yourself), if you want to use something that just works you must PAP (pay and pray).




Ok! I'm sorry for feeding him. I won't do it again, I promise.


peace V
 
Old 08-24-2005, 10:12 PM   #5
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Re: Come on... Linux Distros Today $uck!

Quote:
Originally posted by ronny46
Come on... Mandriva AND Suse both $uck crap!!

I have tried installing Mandriva several times / several versions on my system and never once would it even get passed the first disc of three. It ends up hanging at 19%. Now of course PCLinuxOS is built on Mandriva so it TOO does the same thing! So it TOO $ucks Crap!! And now beta 3 of Mandriva will not install. It TOO gets to 19% and halts. one word... JOKE!
Somebody, please, shut'im up! Disgrace! Such thing could say only complete joke himself
 
Old 08-24-2005, 10:16 PM   #6
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I find these kind of posts amusing. People rush to blame distros without assessing their own competency. In this instance it would have been better to start a thread asking other members to help you with your installation. Also try other distros if certain ones don't work on your hard drive.
 
Old 08-24-2005, 10:45 PM   #7
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I have been on Linux since 1999. I know Linux and I have gone through my issues and getting it to work. I am simply FED UP with it at this point! It has taken too many years to get where it is now and where is that?? Not much further than 1999.

The biggest question: Isn't an OS suppose to make ones life EASIER???
Not harder! So KEEP your patience and whatever. It high time these developers get it through their heads... it's DO or DIE time. Get it together NOW or lose out to Microsoft! Once Longhorn releases... most of those people who have been ripping on microsoft... I will GUARANTEE they will be buying their own copy!

So say what you all want.

I need no patience with my Win2000. It just does what I want it to.


And Slacker Dude... huh... funny name... it most likely represents you very well! What? Am I insulting your LACKING intelligence?

Oh ... and I never once had to open a forum account to get ANYone to help me install Windows!! Your right... this is a JOKE!

No more... goodbye!

Last edited by ronny46; 08-24-2005 at 10:51 PM.
 
Old 08-24-2005, 11:01 PM   #8
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All I can say is that Linux dispite what anyone or you say is for thinking folk... and if by 1999 you have not gotten at least a basic hold on it then, Yes, Windows is the OS for you...

KC
 
Old 08-24-2005, 11:05 PM   #9
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=354642
 
Old 08-24-2005, 11:22 PM   #10
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Mods time to lock this thread.
 
Old 08-24-2005, 11:30 PM   #11
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Originally posted by craigevil
Mods time to lock this thread.
Why? Although usless in my view, no rules as far as I know have been broken...

KC
 
Old 08-24-2005, 11:34 PM   #12
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I still have to say that I use Windows 2000 when I want to get anything done. Now all these people that have all the bad stuff to say about Windows can say what they want... bottom line... for me, it simply WORKS!
If you still have to use Windows 2000 when you want to get anything done, then please do it your way. Why do you waste your time in a Linux forum. Nobody here is interested in your Windows flattery. Most of the users here have been very successful in using LInux on their systems. I think this forum is meant for people with some or the other specific query. So if you have one you are welcome to put on the forum. Otherwise it is not worth your while to post such rot.
 
Old 08-24-2005, 11:49 PM   #13
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Quote:
Originally posted by kencaz
Why? Although usless in my view, no rules as far as I know have been broken...

KC
How about this rule?

"Do not post if you do not have anything constructive to say in the post."
 
Old 08-24-2005, 11:54 PM   #14
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Yes, I don't see anything constructive here either, however, I would not want one of my posts closed because you did not agree with or think it is not constructive enough... That is left to the mods and I think this board is hosted in the USA so the poster does have the right within the guidelines fo the rules to post whatever he/she wants...

KC
 
Old 08-25-2005, 12:01 AM   #15
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Here's something constructive:

This poster is obviously a MSJoke.

Is it possible that a person with a real issue would start
a post with that kind of attitute?

This post should be deleted, gone, laid to rest.
 
  


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