On Tue, 5 Aug 2008 15:32:49 -0700 (PDT), Psyc Geek (TAB) wrote:

> On Aug 5, 10:38*am, ray wrote:
>> On Tue, 05 Aug 2008 06:51:21 -0700, Psyc Geek (TAB) wrote:
>>> Users want a Mac.
>>> Apple spends a lot of time of the user experience.

>>> Users want Microsoft.
>>> That is where the jobs are.

>> Interesting. I worked a 30 year career of scientific software support and
>> development without MS. Last 15 was entirely Unix and Linux.
>>> Users don't want Linux.
>>> NOBODY wants to terminal but geeks.

>> Can use the terminal if you want, but it is certainly not necessary. I
>> guess you haven't heard of X windows.

> Yes, there we have it. A Linux Geek that say's
> linux just works.
> Look at the page for ubuntu. this is april, 2008:
> http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-mp...rdy-heron.html
> CAN YOU SAY, let me say, hold me back, T E R M I N A L
> CAN YOU SAY, let me say it, S U D O .... wooo wooooo.
> Those are the first set of instructions I found on google to insall
> codecs.
> Why do users want CODECS. Let me guess. I know the answer.
> DVD's? MMMMMMMM??????
> Yep, one lie, two lies, three lies, four. Get linux and lie some
> more.
> Are you a hair dresser, by chance?

The COLA Linux *advocates* will LIE for LIEnix every chance they get.

I don't think Ray is a hairdresser but I suspect High Plains Thumper might
be a hairdresser or maybe an interior decorator.

Moshe Goldfarb
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