leaving Linux

Steve Hayashi sth at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Jan 16 11:45:41 PST 2001

Actually, one of the biggest problems I had with the distros was that I
wanted the OPTION of having X-windows, but not necessarily booting
straight into it.


On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Tijmen Stam wrote:

> Richard Bennett wrote:
> > There are two types of people.
> > The first takes one look at Linux and says "Hey thats cool..." and looks some
> > more.
> > The second (i've seen this first hand) will take one look at linux, and
> > criticise its immediate lack of a GUI. (a certain friend of mine refuses to
> > use a piece of software if it doesnt have mouse support.)
> a friend of mine gave the good example here... He as total newbie to linux, ond
> not super-computer-interested, bought a full suse 6.2, installed it all, and
> after two weeks he refused tu use X as the console stuff was far better, and he
> was a total linux addict. Those are the people we need!
> --
> From Tijmen Stam - "I believe in Linux" - tijmen at stamadvies.nl
> POVray page http://members.tripod.lycos.nl/somepage/ Updated Dec 10,2000
> count linux @ counter.li.org reg#178552, Machine#78930 & #78931
> Everyone calling himself a linux master should have completely read the Bash
> man page and all kernel documentation, as a test to prove himself and to free
> some bandwith on comp.os.linux.* ( Honestly, I haven't done this all yet )-:

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