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Re: Classic Gnubie accident

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On 10/31/06 05:08, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> Ron Johnson:
>> On 10/30/06 03:04, Jochen Schulz wrote:
>>> It's not that I don't know how to start X from a console. But I (almost)
>>> always need X anyway. And apart from that, I have a non-geek
>>> girlfriend[1] using my computer from time to time.
>> My wife was *easily* trained not to fear the black text screen, and
>> I put startx in her .bashrc (with a little wrapper so that it would
>> only run from the console, not an xterm window).
>> Certainly your GF can be similarly trained.
> Well, at least not by me. I still have a hard time teaching her about
> the concept of files and folders. :) And what I actually find more
> important is that she grasps GUI concepts she will need in her work
> life.

Get a new GF?

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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