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  1. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    I charged this guy at work 60. He said, "What a deal- (company name withheld) said they'd do it for $85 per hour."

    Simple Disk cleanup and defrag, then he was good to go.

    good grief.......
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    Re: Dell advertises Ubuntu

    One day, though- folks, one day... and all will be well with the Linux community.
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    Re: So, why do you prefer Ubuntu?

    I use Mandriva inside of Virtualbox, and I agree with you, although my preference is Ubuntu. It is a really nice distro, though, you are right.
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    Re: The "what are you wearing thread"

    Cut off khaki shorts (to the knee)
    Blue basketball tshirt
    Old school analog watch
    Glasses
    5 year old running shoes (my wife keeps trying to throw them away)
    Several hairs from my dog after...
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    Poll: Re: who's from where?

    ho me = homey ????
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    Poll: Re: who's from where?

    Thunder Bay...... :)
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    Fondest memory

    What is your fondest memory of your first time getting something to work smoothly using Linux as a newbie?

    Whether it be getting Samba to talk with your other computers, setting up a Fedora...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Great game, and fantastic background noise, I think. :)
  9. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    I personally like your retort. I used to be one of those people who wanted everything laid out in front of me. Now, I only ask for mega help if I've exhausted every source I can possibly think of...
  10. Re: Why Linux Will Probably Never Overtake Windows

    I personally like the fact that Linux users are among a small group of users. This means, as stated before, that fewer viruses are written for it because it's almost a waste of time. I like that I...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Right now-

    "The Hives"
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    Re: What is the linux killer app??

    For me- Amarok, KDE, Synaptic, pidgin, so many choices, just a few of my faves.
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    Re: What is the linux killer app??

    ...and I have a feeling that hard-core windows users will swear that microsoft thought of it first... seems like I've heard that before, eh?
  14. Poll: Re: What's your favorite drink whole Ubuntu-ing?

    Yes, that's true.... well, 48.3 % true, anyway....... :)
  15. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    No, because that would make sense, and we don't want to make common sense a habit, now, do we?? :)
  16. Poll: Re: What's your favorite drink whole Ubuntu-ing?

    "Friends don't let friends drink and Ubuntu"???

    Statistic- 78% off all embarrassing posts happen while the Ubuntu-er is drinking. :) :)
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Completely switched as of last year, save for one virtual machine that my wife uses for medical school. She's using Ubuntu for everything else, though.
  18. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    My friggin' Server instructor at school.... I swear, man- word for word-

    "Where's the start button?"
    (He was huge on MS server 2003. I showed him what FC 5 and BSD could do. He was simply...
  19. Poll: Re: What's your favorite drink whole Ubuntu-ing?

    I've had that while visiting both Tuscaloosa, AL, and Chattanooga, TN. Good stuff, actually. Too bad I had to quit drinking soft drinks. (Kidney stones)
  20. Poll: Re: What's your favorite drink whole Ubuntu-ing?

    Oh, a nice chai tea latte is pretty good, too.

    Oh, crap- i have to get up in like, 5 hours-
    'Night, everyone!
  21. Re: What would happen if windows went open source?

    I concur with your assessment. Linux is what it is because of real developers wanting what is best for the O/S, not just their wallets. We have the BEST marketing- word of mouth, proven success, and...
  22. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    Amen and Amen!! I graduated in December with my CS degree, and since then, I am apparently "tech support" for many people. I think I may start charging one six pack of GOOD beer for every "service...
  23. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    True quote-
    "I want my windoze back so I can see the pretty flag and that funny little paper clip."


    Quoted by.........


    -My Mother! (bless her heart)

    :) :)
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    Re: Any Philosophers out there?

    I teach. I have to think on my feet and make sure my kids are actually learning something instead of memorizing crap. Does that count toward actual thinking? :)
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    Re: Ubuntu Linux Car Stickers

    Nope, just slapping 'em on computers at school. They peel easily so no "sticker damage" is done.
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