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On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 02:16:00PM -0400, Bijan Soleymani wrote:
> But the first week I spent staring at a bash prompt was different. I
> might have enjoyed it because I'm a geek, but I'm sure some people
> get fed up at some point.
And Debian is not for those people, then. And to a lesser extent,
computers in general. This is a major pet peeve of mine, and one that
only got aggrivated working tech support: Computers are complex
machines designed to do complex tasks. Thus, there's a learning
curve. The sharpness of this curve is inversely proportional to the
usefulness of the software. Useful or droolproof: Pick *one*.
> Hardware detection on one architecture shouldn't hurt another
> architecture. There are many autodetection tools that are already in
So install those and don't futz around during the install doing it by
> They could use knoppix also (sadly Knoppix includes the non-free
> adobe pdf reader...).
Write to Klaus and ask him to exclude it. Or master your own.
There's a howto on Knoppix's site.
> > What is the reason that you don't underestand that Debian is free
> > software project, so if you are unhappy with something, you can get
> > invlved and help it ?
> Not everyone is a computer programmer.
Hire one, then.
> I've installed Debian GNU/Hurd. It's really not that difficult.
Unless you have a mouse. Or want to run X. 8:o) Hurd is a work in
progress by anybody's terms.
.''`. Baloo Ursidae <firstname.lastname@example.org>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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