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Old 06-03-2002, 12:31 PM   #91
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Quote:
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hehe I know what you mean :P I cant escape it Mainly cause of errors in my setup that i need to sort out . Oh what a large learning curve im doing!!
After this period it's not so fast, believe me
 
Old 06-03-2002, 03:38 PM   #92
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Hehe - one thing is right, as someone derived from my post. I still use windows (complain more and more every day) - preferably 2000 pro (most stable of the lot - ok, M$ claims XP is but XP just plain sucks). And for whoever stated "typical linux user" - yes, and proud to be one. Do all the gui stuff in windows (the one thing it's good for) - and from there I usually have about 5 or 6 PuTTY sessions open into either my home machine (refered to as debiansys within), mitrouter, dijkstra, scilab and kanagawa. Depending on what I'm doing and who I'm doing it for. So it boils down to use Windows as a "Window Manager" and linux as the working tool .
 
Old 06-03-2002, 04:02 PM   #93
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I have to admit i use windows :P Nothing wrong with it. My win 98 SE is as solid as a metaphorical rock!!
 
Old 06-03-2002, 04:28 PM   #94
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Not quite I would wager, try doing a "nul/nul" in the run box IIRC. Your machine should freeze up, not even a blue screen, just freeze solid. And after you have rebooted, get another machine running linux on the same network and make a request for //windowsmachine/nul/nul and the same should happen. Btw, any special device name should work . Have fun.
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Old 06-04-2002, 08:09 AM   #95
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oh . ...please I donot wanna read that

WIN98 is a solid OS....
its The worst !!!!!

NT versions are solid and reliable...

win98-ME are just 4 micrapsoft to make money from people that wanna spent only a few money in software..

 
Old 06-04-2002, 08:24 AM   #96
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98 can be stable if you have a good admin like me :P

No seriously!! total of 2 BSODS in a year!! a few freezes (bloody apps) But on the whgole runs like a beauty (The thing is not to try and get massive uptimes with 98!!)
 
Old 06-04-2002, 09:17 AM   #97
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my experience with 98.

1. uptime < 5 hours (unless machine idle)
2. only one app at a time
3. LAN behaviour sucks
4. parallel port can make your machine 100times slower..(zip drive, printer, scanner)
5. GAMES STABILITY HAHAHAHAHA , this is a joke....all people say to tell others that win98 is best os for games..
Everytime you play a game you need a few reboot to make it work....With NT ....just TASKMANAGER KILL-RESTART GAME.
6. My favourity BLUE SCREENS, even a faulty CDROM or Floppy can provide you with a blue screen and then reboot.


 
Old 06-04-2002, 09:33 AM   #98
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My response to those :P

1) My normal uptime is 18 hours

2) running about 10 at the mo


3) Dont use a LAN

4) No probs here printer connected not slowed at all

5) Hmm no unrecoverable game crashes worst that happens is a warning box and a reboot needed. - Vary rare though

6) Hmm odd Faulty CD drive just brings up a small white box


Thats my response anyway :P
 
Old 06-04-2002, 09:52 AM   #99
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Hey all I am new to the board and I decided to take on the "Linux Red Hat Challenge" I been using Red Hat for the past 3 days now and I seem to be addicted to it maybe its the novelty of a new nice looking OS as oposed to Win 2K so far the only thing I miss is my LAN Guard port scanner LOL.

@ the end of the day I really dont see many differences to Windows I mean what else can you make an OS do fly to the moon and back and do it reliably ? hehe but I guess I will see what other secrets I can find in the next few days huh ?

Thanks
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Old 06-04-2002, 12:12 PM   #100
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the thing is that an OSs can do more things that people use them . . . .

music, surfing emails, games are not the reason that computers are ...

those can be done better by a stereo , a browser, and xbox, .......

try to find what else can u do..

 
Old 06-04-2002, 12:13 PM   #101
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Im doing a project now . . .and I am trying to make morning coffe through pc applications

IR communication with my coffe machine LOL
 
Old 06-04-2002, 12:42 PM   #102
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that sounds really cool... would love to have morning coffee made by linux...
 
Old 06-04-2002, 01:12 PM   #103
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Im doing a project now . . .and I am trying to make morning coffe through pc applications

IR communication with my coffe machine LOL
Wow! Great! When will it be ready?

Last edited by Mara; 06-04-2002 at 01:13 PM.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 01:47 PM   #104
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But you can always have a timer on the powersocket to poweron the coffemachine the time you ussually wake up ..

lol
 
Old 06-04-2002, 01:57 PM   #105
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HMm automated cofee machine!! Cant wait till V 0.1 Beta is out!!! Tell me when its ready :P
 
  


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