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Old 04-09-2005, 01:51 PM   #31
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Originally posted by perfect_circle
In case you haven't noticed, slackware-current has completelly dropped gnome. Gnome was not updated in 10.1 because it was planned to be dropped and 10.1 is an update of 10, and dramatic changes like dropping gnome should not be made in 10.1 but in 11.
I guess I must have noticed that fact since I said I was using Linuce's packages. But then we are comparing a Gnome distro to slackware, right?
 
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Old 04-09-2005, 06:22 PM   #32
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There is a penguin for everyone
 
Old 04-09-2005, 06:23 PM   #33
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I meant....


There is a penguin for everyone
 
Old 04-10-2005, 02:18 PM   #34
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If you just want to be able to jump in and start using it: Ubuntu
If you want to learn how to use it and "do it your damn self": Slackware
 
Old 05-02-2005, 02:32 PM   #35
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I like that image mago...Ain't it the truth? I really love my Slackware box...but I always seem to be downloading different distros and I always stick with Slack. BTW theres a piece of software for Slackware called slackpkg that works like apt-get. If you like KDE just download Kubuntu http://kubuntu.org and you get KDE instead of gnome .
 
Old 05-02-2005, 02:39 PM   #36
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Tried Ubuntu; seems good for newbies; I ran back to Slack in under 15 minutes.
 
Old 05-02-2005, 05:10 PM   #37
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Took me more than 15 minutes to come back to Slack-- more like two days-- but eventually return I did. I got Ubuntu configured in much the same ways that I would my Slack system, including Apache, PHP, MySQL, Xine for movie playing, the whole schmere...and it just ran slowly. It was probably the fact that I was using Gnome instead of Fluxbox, but it was noticably slower in most everything that I tried.
 
Old 05-03-2005, 04:11 AM   #38
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I tried Kubuntu 5.04 recently. Main thoughts were:

- What idiot designed that installer?
- Why is it taking so long to install? It's only one CD!
- Why does it take so long to boot?
- Mmm, KDE 3.4...
- Nice kdm theme.
- Kynaptic is good. Could get used to that.
- Konqueror keeps crashing!
- Why would anyone want the wastebin in their system tray?
- OMG su doesn't work!!!!
- How do I administer this system? All the docs keep talking about GNOME apps!
- The config files are long and complicated and have scary comments in them. Are they safe to edit?

Suffice it to say that I'm still a Slacker. I prefer things simple.

(I had tried to install Ubuntu 4.10 before, but it didn't recognise my pre-partitioned hard disk. Oh dear.)
 
Old 05-04-2005, 04:25 AM   #39
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...

did short try on ubuntu-to see what do they wonder-rumor so much on it?
met brown ugly desktop.
felt i am handled by system, not system by me.
am back to slackware current.
this was real one night story, and i like much more traditional debian than ubuntu.

as with women:
"why should one expect beautiful one will satisfy your better, than your own known warm and kind wife?"
will you instantly switch your old wife to new one, when you see one more younger or beautiful women?
there is no point to try all womens, there is no point try all distros. liked one and got satisfied- stay with it and learn to know her better.

slackware-solid ground control.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 05:18 AM   #40
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Same here.. Tried a few other distros (yesterday pc-bsd), but still get back to Slack in the end. I think once you get accustomed to a good os, its difficult to change. And on a side note, you want gnome, compile it yourself. You're a Slack'er. Don't complain that someone else isn't doing it for you

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as with women.....
Sorry Andronik, listening to arguments and debates is one thing, but comparing operating systems with women is just sad and sick.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 07:11 AM   #41
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Originally posted by mdarby
Tried Ubuntu; seems good for newbies; I ran back to Slack in under 15 minutes.
me too.
Slackware is a drug
I'm addicted
 
Old 05-04-2005, 07:12 AM   #42
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dont make this so personal...

sorry xushi.

i didn't intend to compare distros to women at all, but i did this example as about making choice's in general...
if you look well, i did'nt said nothing bad about woman also...?or did i?
do you expect that womans cant be "compared" at all? why is making choices sick?

don't be short eyed, woman compare men, men compare woman.
it,s in humans psychology and there is nothing sick about it.
older you get, easier you see valuable ones around.

point is, that as one should know his/her's partner, one also must know his/her's distro.
so do not over-react.
be women and be proud about that, but do not take every comparison so personal or as shovinism exploit.
if something is sick, this is handling people as unisex.

but most of this part is off-topic here.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 07:22 AM   #43
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Quote:
Originally posted by cavalier
Took me more than 15 minutes to come back to Slack-- more like two days-- but eventually return I did. I got Ubuntu configured in much the same ways that I would my Slack system, including Apache, PHP, MySQL, Xine for movie playing, the whole schmere...and it just ran slowly. It was probably the fact that I was using Gnome instead of Fluxbox, but it was noticably slower in most everything that I tried.
Slack is the second fasted distro I 've ever used.
The fastest is Yoper. Of Course yoper is a Desktop oriented distro, no Php apache, mysql is included.
No wonder it is only 1 CD and has KDE. But I did not like Ubuntu. I would use FC3 if I wanted a Gnome distro. Maybe pure Debian is better. I do not hnow.
Of Course all this is just a matter of taste. Isn't it?
 
Old 05-04-2005, 08:11 AM   #44
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Re: dont make this so personal...

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Originally posted by Andronik
so do not over-react.
be women and be proud about that, but do not take every comparison so personal or as shovinism exploit.
if something is sick, this is handling people as unisex.
Hey, easy there. I'm not the one over-reacting here I just suddenly read a comparision between women and operating systems, and found it rather odd...

I don't take every comparison so personally, otherwise i'd be banned from LQ months ago
 
Old 05-04-2005, 08:45 AM   #45
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slackware has a cool name nuff said. ubuntu uh not so much
 
  


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