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Old 07-11-2013, 03:55 PM   #31
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This topic is not going anywhere and fast

but just some 2 cents

For linux like windows or Apple or unix or bsd or solaris

one needs to LEARN how to use the operating system !!
for MS windows
1) that is not learning how to use "cmd.exe"
2) Not learning to make and use "*.bat" files
3) NOT learning how to USE "regedit" , and hack the MS System Registry . ( got to love those h-keys )
-- and the very last thing on a long list --
ONLY learn to "point and click"

Linux OS's will mostly never be "point and click" .
One NEEDS to learn HOW to use a REAL operating system

That means putting in the TIME and EFFORT to learn it !
 
Old 07-11-2013, 06:51 PM   #32
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Old 07-11-2013, 08:00 PM   #33
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no need to get so aggressive. Those of you who belong to the religion of linux miss my point. When you install an os theleast you can expect is what it claims to be on the introduction then when you spend almost two weeks trying to follow the instructions then nothing happens something must be wrong . Especially as i need an os for my work.
 
Old 07-11-2013, 08:26 PM   #34
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Those of you who belong to the religion of Linux
Me? (worked@it) points are infinite explanation is for never (ok even i on that one lol)!

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Old 07-11-2013, 09:16 PM   #35
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when you spend almost two weeks trying to follow the instructions then nothing happens something must be wrong
Usually PEBKAC error.

You come here and complain. You give no information on what you did or what software/hardware you are using or which of the hundreds of Linux distributions you are using. You think members here are aggressive? You're the one who initated the post which was nothing but a rant/complaint. If you wanted have come here with questions during the last month I expect most if not all of your problems would have been solved.

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Old 07-11-2013, 09:27 PM   #36
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(after)no need to get so aggressive.(before) So i have to say linux stinks,The sound in linux is rubbish
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(after)Those of you who belong to the religion of linux. (before)wish i was back in windows
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SOmeonetell me . WHY WHY WHY.
Hard to explain to someone with such a short attention span. Maybe you suffer from This though I don't know.
I can only go by what you post.

Linux is just a tool for me, nothing more. I think Windows fits you quite well.

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miss my point
What point? That you can rant? Man, and I have heard on this forum from other members that Linux users lead a sheltered life>sheesh. I am sorry you have such a hard time. Good luck with your work.

Posted by not a IT guy. Not a Linux guru. Just a Linux using Biker with a GED who has the sense to use Jitsi (open source) instead of Skype (screw skype).
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• Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013...tion-user-data

Edit: I bet the OP does not even click the links in my sig.

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Old 07-11-2013, 09:50 PM   #37
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Hi,
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no need to get so aggressive.
The replies were far less aggressive that your original post. The thread was aggressive from the outset, and became less aggressive as replies were made.

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Those of you who belong to the religion of linux miss my point.
Your post was a rant - possibly the worst way to make a point on a forum.

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When you install an os theleast you can expect is what it claims to be on the introduction
I strongly disagree. It is at best naive and at worst idiotic to believe advertising.

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then when you spend almost two weeks trying to follow the instructions then nothing happens something must be wrong .
Yes, it seems your approach was flawed. As has been pointed out in this thread if you are having trouble doing something that others seem to be able to achieve with little effort, it is probably time to ask for help.

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Especially as i need an os for my work.
Then your approach was severely flawed.

Evo2.
 
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Old 07-11-2013, 10:48 PM   #38
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Linux was generally for hackers. Enough said.
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 12:28 AM   #39
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I'm not sure where to post this link. It may be relevant to this thread.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013...tion-user-data
jdk
 
Old 07-12-2013, 12:45 AM   #40
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(Naively) dose $ome government keep m$\ma¢ in power?
 
Old 07-12-2013, 12:59 AM   #41
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(Naively) dose $ome government keep m$\ma¢ in power?
I think you've got it backwards.
jdk
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 01:10 AM   #42
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...I think you've got it backwards.
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nice or ma¢\m$? Linux!

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Old 07-12-2013, 03:47 AM   #43
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So i have to say linux stinks and wish i was back in windows...SOmeonetell me . WHY WHY WHY
Mint works right off the bat. You may have faced problems with fedora, but there's no way anyone here is going to accept that you found Mint difficult. I used mint, my wife used mint, my sisters used mint, my in-laws who are 60+ used mint (before I switched everyone to fedora) and none of them had any problems at all. So either all of the above are exceptionally brilliant or ...

And just in case you didn't realize it, there are more linux machines being sold currently now than there are windows based ones. Surprised? well both ios as well as osx are based on unix, Android is based on the Linux kernel and the number of smartphones + tablets being sold now outstrip sales of desktops many times over. And if you think that the people who use supercomputers are supersmart, look at the share of linux as the operating system on supercomputers.

Within this decade there will be more linux based machines than there are windows ones, and there's no arguing with that. The very fact that you wanted to try out different flavours of linux points to this, that you too want to get on the bandwagon before it's too late.

So my advice to you is not to think about the "difficulty" involved with learning linux. Start now when you're still young and can still adapt. Don't get left behind just because of some mistaken loyalty to some brand or manufacturer. A computer is just a tool, just as a horse was for locomotion. When cars came out, people just stopped riding.

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Old 07-12-2013, 03:51 AM   #44
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Okay rokytnji it's A Troll not u Inkit

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Old 07-12-2013, 05:26 AM   #45
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Learn seems be become a heavy thing rather than a pleasure.
If linux is a nighmare, you can come back to sleep with windows

But my advice is retry with Linux. With patience.
 
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