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Microsoft vs multiple sclerosis
It is difficult to buttign any degree of serious meaning to your posts, K! You make the...

Linux advocacy, stage 2
The last decade or so of advocacy consisted of getting the word out that Linux was here. Now that Linux has proved itself to be capable in the server environment, it has...

KubuntuLinux Finally is for me
Hi, I´m a Delphi programmer,but I´ve never liked to type very much. So I tried some times in the past to install Linux on...

KubuntuLinux Finally is for me. 6421
Marcello If you installed SuSE 7 last year, you tried to install a version that is several years old... Gnome is ugly and not very friendly. You could have just downloaded KDE from...

KubuntuLinux Finally is for me. 6422
On Friday 25 November 2005 17:04 Marcello Why is SUSE hard to download? Do you mean because you are on dial-up or something...

KubuntuLinux Finally is for me. 6423
BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Mon, 28 Nov 2005 23:18:14 +0000, Ah, that makes more sense. No, I am not aware of...

KubuntuLinux Finally is for me. Desktop: KDE 3.5.0 Level "a" OS: SuSE 10 OSS GM
On Wed, 30 Nov 2005 00:55:40 -0800, a broadcast message from the Jim Richardson console, was as follows: Yes, but IMHO it still isn't as good as being able to set...

KubuntuLinux Finally is for me. 6425
On Fri, 25 Nov 2005 18:55:27 +0000, Thomas Wootten I have recently installed Kubuntu, replacing debian that was previously installed on...

Microsoft: Linux is anticommercial
Roy Culley This is very dangerous territory for the UN to be stepping on. 1. Micoshaft is a...

Why open source projects are not publicised
Open source behind closed doors: In the first of a two part series ZDNet looks at why some open source projects remain secret "Lots of...

Secure remote file Debt Management with sshfs
It's a dangerous Internet out there, kids. If you are going to work on remotely connected...

Why Linux is important
BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 04:52:07 -0600, Yet again Erik...

Linux users can supplement their income... 6430
After takin' a swig o' grog, DFS belched out this bit o' wisdom: You ain't talkin' to me. No. Absolutely none. I did have a french version of...

Hahar mi harties
After takin' a swig o' grog, 7 belched out this bit o' wisdom: Go right ahead. I'm clean. Idiot. DFS is about as big a clown as your pirate, 7. Reminds me...

Linux users can supplement their income... 6432
it is what you choose not to do every couple years. it is what you encourage countless others to do... 10 people who listen to DFS... thousands of...

Linux users can supplement their income... 6434
Gordon Burgess-Parker You can find Office 2000 and 2003 Pro for much less than that on ebay or...

Linux users can supplement their income... 6435
snips On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 15:43:15 -0500, DFS Because he's correct. Once again, with your asinine little test, you fail to grasp a very basic principle: the...

Linux users can supplement their income... 6436
Kelsey Bjarnason Maybe he is, maybe he isn't. He sure wasn't able to convince me OO has the capabilities of MSO. He blabbed on all day about how...

Very cool day printing
The racist, liar and software thief Chris Thomas (flatfish) nymshifted: You lately nymshifted to Aftab Singh...

Another modern Linux masterpiece 6438
On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 15:07:08 -0500, DFS Where you are, perhaps. Here it's coming on 2006... and a...

Another modern Linux masterpiece 6439
snips On Sun, 27 Nov 2005 02:51:43 -0500, DFS Unlike you, I'm able to grasp the concept that not every system, not...

Another modern Linux masterpiece 6440
DFS No need. We've got netstat and tcpdump. It's funny how you show you haven't understood a word Kelsey said and proved him right in one go...

COLA Stats 27 Nov 2005
ngstats.pl version 1.15 This report covers 1770 articles received by this system to newsgroup comp.os.linux.advocacy 1 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Toplist of Posters Pos Poster Msgs Bytes...

LinuxOSS: the dollar store of the software world 6442
On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 20:12:15 -0500, DFS Microsoft took over the computer market by being the product that was "Good enough and cheaper". The existing players just poo-pooed Microsoft, with...

LinuxOSS: the dollar store of the software world 6443
On Sun, 27 Nov 2005 20:50:20 -0500, DFS This is not a dirty trick, just a different marketing model, one where the money is made...

LinuxOSS: the dollar store of the software world 6444
Ian Hilliard The world would rather have MS Project on Windows. But, I have found Linux-OSS software that does things...

LinuxOSS: the dollar store of the software world 6445
On Mon, 28 Nov 2005 22:58:52 -0500, DFS The world does not WANT MS Project on Windows. The world...

LinuxOSS: the dollar store of the software world 6446
DFS snip Funny you should ask, because there is a historically accurate answer to this: CP-M by Digital...

LinuxOSS: the dollar store of the software world 6447
tab Maybe. I don't know. I go into them once a year or so. I noticed yesterday The Dollar Tree has started carrying a bunch of name-brand...

LinuxOSS: the dollar store of the software world 6448
On Sunday 27 November 2005 05:02 DFS Well, in addition to that, I think that we have a responsibility to be civil to people who...

OOo2 beats MSO2000 in critical test
MSO Word 2000 has a 32,768 page limit. Pasting past this point will cause Word to lock up and make the machine run extremely slow. Trying to close the app caused windows XP to...

OOo2 beats MSO2000 in critical test! 6450
amosf (Tim Fairchild) Ah Dim, like so much in computing, it's not that simple. Word...

OOo2 beats MSO2000 in critical test! 6451
I'm not sure why these advocates keep using OO for large cap docs when we've had LaTeX - far superior to...

Linux has issues
tab I guess Windows doesn't? Have you ever actually installed Windows from a CD to a blank hard drive? It takes FOREVER to install it and all of those 3rd party drivers...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps
So far I've installed the system, and poked around a bit at the software that it comes with. I'm testing on a 400 MHz G3 Power Mac, with an ATI Rage 128 card...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6454
snip Wow, this actually works. Hooking up the S410 and turning it on, the system pops up a dialog asking me if I want to import photos. It brings up a simple interface that lets...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6455
ZnU They're still using the Debian installer, just modified a bit. Don't even need the swap parbreastion if you use kernel 2.6--it...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6456
Snit It was composed entirely of your own words. Actually, you authored it. I just snipped the extraneous or inaccurate portions. I continue to attribute your...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6457
I have presented others using the terminology as I do. Here are some more examples (emphasis mine): ----- "MacOSX...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6458
Snit The fact that 'based on' is an absolute term, not subject to partial measurement. It's like saying something is 'partially real', or 'partially alive'. It's either alive or it's not...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6459
Technical definition of what? What it means for one thing to be, in part, based on another? I have presented how others use the term as I do. You have stated you disagree...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6460
Snit You can't 'partially base' something on something else. It's either based on the other product, or it's not based on the other product. It's an absolute term. This does not make it correct. Alright...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6461
You have repeatedly explained that this is your position... but you have offered no support. None. Not a shred. Do you have...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6462
Snit And that is why it is not *based on* FreeBSD. Apple did not take FreeBSD and change it, they added FreeBSD components to an existing...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6463
Not solely - hence why I make it clear it is based - in part - on FreeBSD. Do you...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6464
On Sun, 27 Nov 2005 02:19:54 -0500, ZnU I've also got Ubuntu installed here, on a Mobile...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6465
ZnU Running Kubuntu, the KDE based Ubuntu, myself... I believe it gives you a default of 'ubuntu', doesn't it? That should be fine for most people who aren't on a network. You're right about...

Ubuntu Evaluation: First Steps 6466
snip I think you'll find it's the same number of keystrokes, actually. And see the potential security problem Tim...

Google posters 6467
Mark Kent Usenet repository is large by itself, even single copy is big, and growth is probably exponential. I didn't calculated too...

Google posters 6468
begin oeprotect.scr Lordy knows where you got those numbers from ... Let's say that cola produces around 50 articles a day...

Google posters 6468 plus 1
Mark Kent I took wild estimates to see what may look size of usenet backup at Google.. Why Google? Because the initial...

Google posters 6470
Dom schreef: Due to limited retention time in NNTP servers this is not always possible. Besides, not every article in the thread is likely to be topical or interestin...

OT Google posters
begin risky.vbs Usenet etiquette is there to make reading usenet as pleasant and simple for everyone. The fact you choose to ignore...

OT Google posters
Seriously? Perhaps you could have taken a moment to look up satire at websters-online...

colinux and firewall 6473
Freeride No, don't take me wrong. I'm neither using linux as a firewall nor server, but as... as...

colinux and firewall 6474
Oh poo, it says like this: where to edit???? #!-bin-sh set -e PATH=-usr-local-sbin:-usr-local-bin:-sbin:-bin:-usr...

Linux on the XBox 360 6475
likely you'd customers!" Unlike Sony who did hold back units of the PSP to ship all at once, Microsoft did learn some since it looks like they...

Linux on the XBox 360 Desktop: KDE 3.5.0 Level "a" OS: SuSE 10 OSS GM
On Thu, 01 Dec 2005 09:18:22 +0000, a broadcast message from the Mark Kent console, was as follows: I...

Linux on the XBox 360 6477
Blessed are the naive, goat, for they never worry! LOL!!! MS sold the XBox and now the XBox 360 at a profit versus the MS acquisition cost...

Linux on the XBox 360 6478
On Sunday 27 November 2005 22:38 billwg Ah - right. So there would be no reason for a printer manufacturer to go to all the trouble and expense of putting chips...

Linux causes fan burnouts 6479
The racist, liar and software thief Colon Singh (flatfish) nymshifted: You lately nymshifted to Aftab Singh, Allen Cusimano, allisonhunt1968...

Linux causes fan burnouts 6480
B Gruff Hmm... You have me wondering now. Redmonites have grown weaker and weaker over...

taking a fstab at Linux
Infinite Loop: Taking a fstab at Linux Richard Frank Nov 24 2005 .. in my last column, describing how I had yet...

Why So Many Sercurity and bug Updates For SuSE 10 Linux PART1
I have no faith in the so called "many eyes" approach that Open Source pundits seem to babble about continuously. SuSe...

Why So Many Sercurity and bug Updates For SuSE 10 Linux PART2
Security Update! This update fixes the following security issues: - Bugs in the exif code could lead to a crash (CVE-2005-3353) - A bug in parsestr() could lead...



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