Re: The trouble with Linux - Ubuntu

This is a discussion on Re: The trouble with Linux - Ubuntu ; Stephen J. Rush keyed the following on 8/29/2007 11:58 PM: > On Wed, 29 Aug 2007 21:33:01 -0500, Cybe R. Wizard wrote: > >> I, too, have never yet experienced the BSOD with either XP or Vista. I >> doubt ...

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  1. Re: The trouble with Linux

    Stephen J. Rush keyed the following on 8/29/2007 11:58 PM:
    > On Wed, 29 Aug 2007 21:33:01 -0500, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
    >
    >> I, too, have never yet experienced the BSOD with either XP or Vista. I
    >> doubt that I ever will.
    >>
    >> I don't use Microsoftware on my machines at all.

    >
    > I started with Microsoft BASIC on a TRS-80 Model I. Linux didn't exist
    > yet.


    But there was UNIX!!! :-)

  2. Re: The trouble with Linux

    On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:10:16 +0000, CPDR wrote:

    >> I started with Microsoft BASIC on a TRS-80 Model I. Linux didn't exist
    >> yet.

    >
    > But there was UNIX!!! :-)


    There was, but it didn't run on any system that I could buy.

  3. Re: The trouble with Linux

    On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 10:48:49 -0500
    "Stephen J. Rush" wrote:

    > On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:10:16 +0000, CPDR wrote:
    >
    > >> I started with Microsoft BASIC on a TRS-80 Model I. Linux didn't exist
    > >> yet.

    > >
    > > But there was UNIX!!! :-)

    >
    > There was, but it didn't run on any system that I could buy.


    Cheapskate :-)

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  4. Re: The trouble with Linux

    Stephen J. Rush wrote:
    > On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:10:16 +0000, CPDR wrote:
    >
    >>> I started with Microsoft BASIC on a TRS-80 Model I. Linux didn't exist
    >>> yet.

    >> But there was UNIX!!! :-)

    >
    > There was, but it didn't run on any system that I could buy.


    There was a program that replaced COMMAND.COM that emulated a UNIX
    shell. 4DOS? Terrific for those of us who hated COMMAND.COM!! :-)

  5. Re: The trouble with Linux

    On Sat, 01 Sep 2007 21:03:05 GMT
    CPDR wrote:

    > Stephen J. Rush wrote:
    > > On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:10:16 +0000, CPDR wrote:
    > >
    > >>> I started with Microsoft BASIC on a TRS-80 Model I. Linux didn't exist
    > >>> yet.
    > >> But there was UNIX!!! :-)

    > >
    > > There was, but it didn't run on any system that I could buy.

    >
    > There was a program that replaced COMMAND.COM that emulated a UNIX
    > shell. 4DOS? Terrific for those of us who hated COMMAND.COM!! :-)


    Don't know if it was supposed to be like a unix shell but it was an
    improvement over command.com. I think Norton's ndos was based on it as
    well.

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