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    Re: Complete Guide to Installation in Ubuntu

    Your definition of FLOSS is false. The F in FLOSS refers to free AS IN FREEDOM software, and has nothing to do with price. The Wikipedia article you link to also demonstrates this. Please correct...
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    Re: The AWESOME book list!

    The Blind Owl by Sadegh Hedayat (The English translation of the complete text can be found in the link)
    Blindness by José Saramago
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    Re: Gödel, Escher, Bach

    Also check this one. It's a classic:

    Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimentions
  4. Re: the most memorable song lyric you ever see...touching that can make you cry:(

    There's just too many...
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    Re: Gödel, Escher, Bach

    Hey, thanks man. This is the kind of food for thought I constantly crave. I think I will have to get my hands on this. This one seems to be interesting as well:
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    Re: Post your top 10 used terminal commands

    204 sudo
    26 xkill
    26 cd
    23 ping
    21 killall
    19 ls
    19 locate
    14 mpd
    13 man
    10 ssh
  7. Re: Linux Creator Calls GPLv3 Authors 'Hypocrites' As Open Source Debate Turns Nasty

    I'm afraid I will have to disagree. It is exactly being deliberately rude to make a point that is considered unreasonable, illogical and ,well , impolite. And I don't see much humor in there either....
  8. Re: Gobuntu 7.10..?an effort towards full open source system?will it succeed?

    +1
  9. Re: Linux Creator Calls GPLv3 Authors 'Hypocrites' As Open Source Debate Turns Nasty

    The article is definitly a piece of sensatioalist crap, resurrecting an lkml flamewar from weeks ago to coincide with the release of GPLv3 for obvious reasons.

    BUT, I would not go so far as to...
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    Re: petition : campaign against OOXML

    lol, excellent observation.
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    Re: petition : campaign against OOXML

    I was going to mention Rob Weir's blog. It's a must read for anyone who wants to form an informed opinion about the issue.
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    Re: petition : campaign against OOXML

    Before supporting MS-OOXML just ask yourselves these six questions:

    http://fsfeurope.org/documents/msooxml-questions

    That should put things in proper perspective.
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    Re: "GPL v3 License marks GNU's decline"

    You forgot Sun.
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    Re: Gusty Gibbon development started already?

    Actually it started in 84 with RMS.
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    Poll: Re: Should Ubuntu implement delta updates?

    Yes, absolutely. This is one of my main pet peeves. I've been wanting this feature for a long time. The current mindset of most free software projects seems rather elitist to me, in that they seem...
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    Re: Mouse gestures in Thunar!!

    Nice, thanks for the tip man!
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    Re: Thank You Richard Stallman

    Not in the least. I'm just serious. I was trying to correct your misrepresentation of somebody else's views in his absence. The point is he doesn't just blame it on the US governemnt as you seemed to...
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    Re: Thank You Richard Stallman

    Had you bothered to look a bit down that statement you would've found his explanation, which reads:
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    Re: GNU/Linux - The Naming

    This is incorrect. Your mixing up the name of the projetcs or organizations with the name of the system they produce/distribute. "Redhat [sic]" is the name of the company (i.e. Red Hat, Inc.) while...
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    Re: GNU/Linux - The Naming

    Straw man. Nobody is arguing that Linux (the kernel) cannot function without the GNU tools. It can and it is in some embedded devices (in such a case you would be correct to call it simply Linux).
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    Re: GNU/Linux - The Naming

    Please read the FAQ I posted earlier for an answer to this common misconception.
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    Re: GNU/Linux - The Naming

    There's a very elaborate FAQ at the GNU website that goes into some detail as regards the GNU/Linux naming controversy which, as is usually the case with RMS, seems to me to be logically cogent:
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  23. Thread: Why Python?

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    Re: Why Python?

    Why Python?
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    Re: No Blobs By Default Petition

    I find number 3 makes the most sense. Number 4 is quite annoying hence I signed the petition.
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    Poll: Re: Opera 9.02 or Firefox 2 on your Ubuntu

    Swiftfox
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