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Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16586
Kelsey Bjarnason 1 mouse click - on the Firefox quick launch icon. Then key in www.mozilla.org and hit Enter. That's it. It loads up the FF...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16587
Kelsey Bjarnason Just like amosf, you snipped the proof of the slopware. So let me put it back: "... and didn't compile FF and the SCM gtk IM module with the same branch of gcc...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16588
Kier I agree 100%. Unfortunately I didn't want to have to learn about the bullpoo, waste of time FF-SCIM bug. Windows gave cola victims a boo-boo? Depends on...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16589
On Wed, 15 Jun 2005 14:26:10 -0400, DFS So, our bugs are bullpoo, while Windows bugs are great, is...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16590
Kier Which Windows bugs did I say that about? Firefox for Windows installed cleanly, perfectly, the first time. As usual. Firefox...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16591
On Wed, 15 Jun 2005 16:51:01 -0400, DFS Because you screamed and whined, instead of asking for buttistance in a proper help group, dimwit. I told...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16592
Kier No I don't know what they mean when they say no choice. They can buy or download Linux, or BeOS, or...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16593
On Wed, 15 Jun 2005 19:49:54 -0400, DFS Yes you do know what they mean. How many ordinary users know about those alternatives? Monopolies stamp on compebreastion, eradicate it. It's a testimony to the...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16594
DFS wrote something like: A funny story. When I first got a CD burner I thought I would...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16595
DFS wrote something like: Install cleanly here. I'm not buying $1500 server 2003 to do a comparison. I have my own proof here. Firefox installs on all...

Break out the Linux install DVD... again and again and again 16596
GreyCloud NCLB is quite possibly the worst idea Bush has ever been whispered. My only question is, how many children are being held back for the sake...

Open Office wins hands down on speed 16597
begin Error Log for Sun, 12 Jun 2005 22:34:48 +0000 - 7 details as follows: This really pains me to say, but this is just not...

Open Office wins hands down on speed 16598
DFS Boyee, you have no idea what truth is! Read the article carefully - it says the cacheing is disabled. "I made sure that the auto-loader...

Why OEM's should choose Gentoo
I think that if they can completely automate it and if they can make a profit from it then they would be likely to adopt it. I bought a new Dell laptop last...

John Bailo's Camping Trip
DFS You know what? On Friday, I left work early and went on a camping trip...something I just started doing this spring-summer. I went...

Kudos for KDE's Konqueror
Ok, I know the 'nix philosophy of one app to do a job and do it well, against the "kitchen-sink" method where you have one app to do many different tasks not very well...

OT Another bad rap for pits
Oh great, just what the great and noble canine breed needs is another mauling rest to add to the already undeserved reputation... Don't get...

OT Another bad rap for pits
amosf Your average yapper has a bite strength of 400-600lb per square inch. The larger breeds can top...

Cursor movement in Linux 16604
DFS I think those are quite simple questions. Oh, sorry, it's you, all-letters-are-same-size-DFS. Let me rephrase, for you...

Cursor movement in Linux 16605
What the hell are you talking about? Linguistics? I'm talking about PRACTICAL BENEFITS OF IGNORING CASE IN FILE SYSTEMS. So what if Germans spell...

Cursor movement in Linux 16606
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Timo Pirinen wrote on Tue, 21 Jun 2005 19:32:09 GMT I for one would think there are benefits (and drawbacks) to using case-preserving file systems. However, it's a...

Cursor movement in Linux 16607
You obviously went to a school for mentally challenged people since you apparently learned that "Read me" must be spelled "README". I have a BSc...

Cursor movement in Linux 16608
It's fine, I can understand it must be difficult for such a little irrelevant man like yourself to openly admit you don't have...

Cursor movement in Linux 16609
For starters I suggest you do a little homework before you start claiming that others are "ignorant" because I'm about to prove you wrong...

Cursor movement in Linux 16610
Incorrect. I thought I explained this earlier, but perhaps you missed it because of all the crap in this thread. Consider an LCD...

Cursor movement in Linux 16611
Hey Tim, Yes and I agree with you. The captured image will look correct with the ClearType-sub...

Cursor movement in Linux 16612
begin virus.txt.scr MIMF (flatfish) Many as Aftab Singh, allisonhunt1968 plus 1, Anna Banger, anonymous, Archie Watermann, Baba Booey, Babu...

Cursor movement in Linux 16613
MIMF wrote something like: I enjoy using linux. It's really cheap. Cheaper than air. Windows would cost me quite a bit more than $200 to run on...

Cursor movement in Linux 16614
If you have 8 PCs, you must be using it for something productive, therefore paying $200 for each copy (or $100 for Windows XP Home) so that you can use it...

Cursor movement in Linux 16615
MIMF wrote something like: Except that firefox works and IE doesn't. Firefox saw the unicode and even know what it was enough to convert...

Cursor movement in Linux 16616
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Peter Köhlmann wrote on Tue, 28 Jun 2005 14:53:53 +0200 It is *now*. There's been a few jitters among the way; BAUDOT was before my time but was probably...

Cursor movement in Linux 16617
amosf You're buying the tools to learn modern computer programs used by everyone, and you're buying the ability to do great things with the capture, retrieval, manipulation...

Cursor movement in Linux 16618
DFS wrote something like: It's a point and click interface? If you can use one you can use the other. There is no advantage to which wordpro, it's...

Cursor movement in Linux 16619
Finally, a break from delusions of grandeur. You must feel alone and depressed typing that sad conclusion on a dark, empty, moldy Linux console. LINUX IS RUBBISH, SAYS OPENBSD ADVOCATE by Derek Sooman on Sun...

Cola, Because Rec.Humor isn't nearly as funny
Hi MIMF, Linønut, Ralph and Amosf, MIMF told Linønut: You and your Linux buddies are stuck in a blind...

Cola, Because Rec.Humor isn't nearly as funny
Uh oh. Not a good sign. No, it's definitely you who is better off waiting for elvis to resurrect. Is that a threat, buddy? Is there a...

Cursor movement in Linux 16622
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, MIMF wrote on 21 Jun 2005 16:18:15 -0700 Linux per se doesn't *have* a GUI. The GUI is implemented at...

Cursor movement in Linux 16623
MIMF Actually, he said "no standard apps". An application which does on-the-fly repainting of...

Cursor movement in Linux 16624
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, MIMF wrote on 24 Jun 2005 02:54:32 -0700 Now this is an odd...

Cursor movement in Linux 16625
On Thu, 23 Jun 2005 15:47:12 -0700, MIMF Why don't *you* 'get real', and think harder about the nonsense you're spouting. Do you think anyone would be here talking...

Cursor movement in Linux 16626
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Kier wrote on Fri, 24 Jun 2005 11:11:37 +0100 I think I can make a case for Linux software being communistic -- and...

Cursor movement in Linux 16627
On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 02:48:23 -0700, MIMF I don't trust you. I wasn't thinking of it in...

Cursor movement in Linux 16628
MIMF wrote something like: We are talking OSS of course, so any app for linux can be ported...

Cursor movement in Linux 16629
MIMF wrote something like: Hello, earth calling Mim... Hello Mim... You got a little confused here. The point of the post...

Cursor movement in Linux 16630
It may be a while, a long while, before we see the next 'person app' in the traditional sense. I've always viewed a person-app as being an app...

Cursor movement in Linux 16631
MIMF wrote something like: I know you are worried about you job being wiped by free software, but you can still program linux apps. People...

Cursor movement in Linux 16632
MIMF wrote something like: Which is why I used the word MAY. You know what that...

Cursor movement in Linux 16633
begin virus.txt.scr amosf Well, there still remains *one* question: Why do you fall for flatfish posting through an open relay in Malta? And at his favourite troll subject, fonts, to boot? After all...

Virtualization , was: New Debian Linux DESTROYS SYSTEMS!!!!!!! 16634
A lot trimmed, gist is at I'm neither dead nor dense. OS X has already been ported - Apple has...

Virtualization , was: New Debian Linux DESTROYS SYSTEMS!!!!!!! 16635
Peter Köhlmann Untrue. I observe a lot of interest in OS X. I saw a lot of Mac laptops at Linux World...

Virtualization , was: New Debian Linux DESTROYS SYSTEMS!!!!!!! 16636
begin virus.txt.scr Tony Lawrence Good fou. May I suggest that I think it *is* worthless...

Virtualization , was: New Debian Linux DESTROYS SYSTEMS!!!!!!! 16637
I suggest a generalization of this principle. Anyone who labels people as 'slime' based on their inclusion...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux
I haven't lurked here regularly in quite a while now, other things for entertainment, I guess. Having...

Linux is not a good product for end_users
Aw geez, Lueeze... you done went and blew Linux' dirty little secret!! LOL!! You're absolutely right. Linux makes the perfect appliance. I know, I have one! I've got my box set up with applications that...

Win_XP boxen consbreastute the best Virtual network
Hi Jim, LiamSlider, Rick and Longfellow, I WinXP is a virtual network, and it's independent of the connection employed. Something is Virtual when it...

We are Virtually connected, thanks to MicroSoft
Ooops. Make that homogeneous. And again, it's quite elegant as an argument. For example, and maybe Jeff's experiences with wireless are at work here. If say, Bill Gates were...

It's Win_XP if you want your code to run on all printers, all
Hi Jim, Rick and Longfellow, Rick asked me: How well does your code ¿ work - on a printer - ? My professional code works great on nearly all enduser...

Why not Avoid tractor feeds
JeffRelf Yes, they are. I also have a mono laser, it's a Brother 1030 A4; it's feed, which is no good for printing brochures or posters. OK, it's noisy. But, the resolution is surprisingly good...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux 16644
I've mentioned Linux to people in the past. Computer professionals are generally familiar with Linux. I have yet to meet a non-techie who knows what Linux is. Some people think they may...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux 16645
As has been noted, the desktop market, while large and lucrative, is *not* the whole, or even the majority, of computing. And, of course, all that's lacking is someone with the...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux 16646
But it is the whole of the desktop market and that is what was being discussed. As a market among other markets, it is still the largest market for platform...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux 16647
Huh. I guess I can agree that Microsoft is a "competent marketer". I don't know about 'maturity', computing changes too fast for that term to mean the same thing there as in other areas. A...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux 16648
Google around for Boston Consulting Group and "product life cycle analysis" and get a picture of market dynamics. Quit being so supercilious in thinking that computers are so unique that their...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux 16649
The cycle isn't unique, but the rate of change does make a qualitative difference compared to, e.g., the auto industry. Funny, that's...

Puter" 101: Dual role in Linux 16650
begin oeprotect.scr I don't think most commentators have yet spotted how dead the PC is. Probably the only thing which was keeping the mainstream Consumer Debt electronics manufacturers from addressing...



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