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Old 06-23-2007, 12:11 PM   #1
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Comic Relief - Slackware vs Ubuntu video


Just found this and thought it was funny. Apologies if this has already been posted . BTW this contains strong language so don't view if easily offended.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSCNpzD37l4
 
Old 06-23-2007, 12:33 PM   #2
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lol, hate to say it, but the ubuntu guy owned the slacker.
 
Old 06-23-2007, 12:46 PM   #3
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Yeah - he did have some good points I suppose although I would still prefer Slackware - maybe that says something about me ?
 
Old 06-23-2007, 12:52 PM   #4
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Lol.

Yup, Ubuntu guy was walking all over the slacker. Still a slackware fanatic here though. I like setting up my system myself .
 
Old 06-23-2007, 01:28 PM   #5
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I have used Slackware on a few machines, and it never takes me 3 days to get a fully working system. To be fair, maybe this guy just wasn't ready to represent Slackware due to his own knowledge/skills.
 
Old 06-23-2007, 02:25 PM   #6
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I'll never use Slackware again
 
Old 06-23-2007, 02:33 PM   #7
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Took me 30 mins probably to clean install a working RC12rc1.

Took me a lot longer to get my mouse configured though
 
Old 06-23-2007, 06:20 PM   #8
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Slackware just works.

Simple light and fast.
 
Old 06-23-2007, 06:28 PM   #9
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LMAO.......funny stuff:-) Three days to set-up a working slackware system?
 
Old 06-23-2007, 06:33 PM   #10
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Yea three days lol

Get mine up and configured inna bout an hour hehhe.
 
Old 06-23-2007, 07:40 PM   #11
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Yeah - admittedly my 'test' box install of Slack 12 rc1 took about an hour to get X,wireless and sound setup correctly but only because I am used to it by now. Also the 'Slackware' guy is running XFCE which I find too minimal - I just love KDE. I am probably going to get ripped to shreds by the minimalist window manager crew but whatever - to me KDE looks so nice !! (yes - I do a lot from a bash terminal but for some tasks a gui is far more productive - lets be honest !!) - Oh - and I like shiny looking things
 
Old 06-23-2007, 09:02 PM   #12
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That video's a good illustration of the two types of computer user:
Those who want things to just work, and those who enjoy the configuring, compiling, and other tinkering.
 
Old 06-24-2007, 08:04 AM   #13
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The longest part os my install is manually installing a new kernel, if I use the stock, installed system I'm up and running within an hour.

I found it funny that the Ubuntu user called the Slacker a hippy. And yet Ubuntu is a Debian based system.....
 
Old 06-24-2007, 11:21 AM   #14
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When I browsed the Debian web site, I didn't get the impression they were hippies, more like civil servants or bureaucrats - with this Policy & that Policy. Slackers are much more easy going. Hang loose, man, get Slack!
(flame war brewing??? )
 
Old 06-24-2007, 03:10 PM   #15
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Read the Social Contract - it's at the heart of Debian and informs everything about the distro and about the way everything works.
 
  


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