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Works out of the box sounds better than works out of the iso?
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what can say, i've always liked the "digital" distribution model over the physical media.

i understood what ent meant, but i was wondering why this guy was having a cow over paid tech support for a boxset of opensuse was just showing him where to get it for "free" or super cheap...hell if he wants, i can download it, burn it to dvd and plop it in a sleeve and send it to him thru snail mail
It was simply a joke because of how some Linux used to actually be distributed. I remember my dad having a couple distro boxes from the late 90's early 00's.
    
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I used to get the Ubuntu disks in the mail, since they looked nice and came with free stickers.
I received 9.04, 9.10 and 10.10 all in the mail for free. I haven't used any of the disks, but they do look nice
    
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Linux is good for finding exploits on windows
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It was simply a joke because of how some Linux used to actually be distributed. I remember my dad having a couple distro boxes from the late 90's early 00's.
yeah i remember purchasing boxed sets of debian and redhat back in 98 or 99, for $10 a piece at a local computer store. but it was way before my time using linux as i owned computers that had key components that only had drivers for windows it would be another 8 years before i made a concious effort to actually build a computer with linux in mind honestly wish i had done it sooner
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i actually do kinda wanna buy a copy of redhat... xD its tempting... not that expensive for a single desktop copy
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post #17 of 20
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i actually do kinda wanna buy a copy of redhat... xD its tempting... not that expensive for a single desktop copy
Not that expensive, but that's for digital download. The box is extra.
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Not that expensive, but that's for digital download. The box is extra.
but i want a pretty redhat box
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post #19 of 20
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but i want a pretty redhat box
Maybe you do, but you won't care one bit about it a week after you get one. Then you'll wish you had your money back.
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Maybe you do, but you won't care one bit about it a week after you get one. Then you'll wish you had your money back.
but i would find a use for it

it works as a quite appropriate projectile to wound the heads of arrogant windows users xD lol
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