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Old 01-13-2009, 07:51 PM   #1
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LXer: Linux Succumbs to Creeping Windows-Itis


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I've been using Linux since 1995, and while that doesn't quite elevate me to grizzled geekbeard status, it's long enough to have observed a whole lot of growth and changes. Most of them are good; but some of them are rather alarming. The changes that bother me the most are the ones that make it harder to understand and control your own system by adding needless complexity and layers of obscurity.

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Old 01-14-2009, 08:32 AM   #2
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Obvious solution: he should change to Slackware.
 
Old 01-14-2009, 11:16 AM   #3
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Obvious solution: he should change to Slackware.
Yeah, but even slackware is being slowly "infected" with the horde of daemons that have already infested other distros. Though it is much easier to remove said packages from the system.
 
  


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