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Re: Benefits (and risks) of using Sid

On 08/07/08 23:42, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 09:56:19PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
On 08/07/08 20:20, s. keeling wrote:
Damon L. Chesser <damon@damtek.com>:
 On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 17:45 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
On 08/07/08 17:14, Damon L. Chesser wrote:
Displeasure?  Synaptic is brain dead simple, what's not to like?
It's a GUI app?
 Very funny Ron.  Really.
No, I think he was serious, and I agree with him.  Do you want
your access to the pkging system to be borked when X is borked?
Especially in this nvidia crazed age?
I agree with the point you are trying to make, but best to:

More especially:
s/nvidia/display manager/

no kidding... have to debug why gdm (work machine, for the general
user...) locks the machine hard when a user logs out... sheesh. I may
have to teach people how to login properly. ;-O

I put this at the bottom of my family members' .bashrc files. Works like a charm.

if [ "$TERM" == "linux" ]; then

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Scientists are people, too.  IOW, they also "crave power, money,
respect, and influence, and they also fear for their jobs. Each
can be a healthy motivator, but each has the ability to turn a
good scientist into a bad one; and in some cases, they can turn
a good scientist into a charlatan."

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