leaving Linux

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Tue Jan 16 11:46:01 PST 2001


Redhat, at least, gives you that option.  I assume that Mandrake would as
well.  Slackware certainly gives you that option - I am not sure it gives
you the option to boot straigth to xdm/gdm/kdm.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Hayashi" <sth at andrew.cmu.edu>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: leaving Linux


> 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.
>
> -Steve
>
> 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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