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Old 01-04-2005, 10:04 PM   #16
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If there was no windows, we would just be bigger fanboys for our distro of choice.
Old 01-04-2005, 10:09 PM   #17
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I found "laundry.rpm" on the net and it did it quite nicely. Doesn't fold though, and your sheets end up with penguins all over

Old 01-04-2005, 10:10 PM   #18
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True, and in my opinion, it would play out a little like the Roman Empire did. Linux would become seperated and it wouldn't be one big thing, it would be a bunch of little ones, all fighting eachother. In my opinion, the big competition (microsoft) is what's holding alot of people to Linux.
Old 01-04-2005, 10:15 PM   #19
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I thought that was what the KDE / GNOME battle was for, to fuel Linux civil wars?
Old 01-04-2005, 10:26 PM   #20
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Originally posted by Mikhail_16

Bad things:
No standards really, every distro has its own and can put things in differernt places
I couldn't agree more here Mikhail. I've only become serious about linux in the last two months. However, I've tried Mandrake, RedHat, Suse, Knoppix, and now TinySofa. Next is whitebox linux. After playing around with these I noticed how there are quite a few things that do not match up in the other flavors. This is my biggest complaint about linux.
Old 01-04-2005, 10:27 PM   #21
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Is there anything Linux can't do that Windows can?
Linux does not whine if it can not find a piece of hardware or the hardware was upgraded.

You can not make up excuses that your computer, running Linux, has crash.

Linux can not defrag.

...Remember, without windows, Linux becomes the norm and isn't awesome anymore. And without windows, who would hackers infect? They can't infect Linux. And lastly, just about every person who has any kind of software tech-support job will not have it anymore....
It would be great that Linux will be the normal OS, because all I have to learn is Linux and Mac OS. Linux makes it easier to setup servers and software will be better. You can still hack or infect Linux. It just be a lot harder. When there is dummies, there is tech support. Also computer speed will not rise instead the memory and hard drive capacity will rise.

I do not mind what distributions people use. It is still Linux.
Old 01-04-2005, 10:33 PM   #22
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Originally posted by slackr007
edit: Man, I spend all that time and effort typing this up and then you go and edit the part about the AI out.
Sorry, I am not used to the speed of replies of this site yet =)

I prefer KDE, though I can navigate my way through both.
Old 01-04-2005, 11:02 PM   #23
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It cannot beat off a monkey with prayer.


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