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post #31 of 118
>uses bleeding-edge software
>complains about bugs


yet again another story of "I don't actually understand and agree with the philosophy of my distribution; I just installed it because I could"

If you absolutely must use Arch because you don't like other package managers, you could try the 'don't try to fix it if it isn't broken' method and just not update packages if they work.
post #32 of 118
Configure a dual boot and have the best of both worlds (and worst) to satisfy your IT needs... also as already stated pick a more "static" distro
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I used Linux for some months but just came back to Windows after they released Vista SP1. I just don't see the point in using Linux, to be honest (apart from that it's free).
    
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I used Linux for some months but just came back to Windows after they released Vista SP1. I just don't see the point in using Linux, to be honest (apart from that it's free).
That's ok. I don't see the point in using Windows (apart from playing games).
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How much impact did Ubuntu have on GNOME 2 outside of their own derivatives?
KDE was the de facto DE for the longest time. The release of KDE4 coupled with the rising popularity of Gnome stripped them of that title.


Not that Canonical ever actually contributed anything to Gnome, its just that it prompted a rise in GTK applications and other Gnome-based distros.
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That's ok. I don't see the point in using Windows (apart from playing games).
Who cares ,you are the minority

I also dont see the need of using Linux
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Who cares ,you are the minority

I also dont see the need of using Linux
You're in the Linux forum; YOU are in the minority here.
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post #38 of 118
^^ Agreed. Although I like the minimalism of the interface of linux, the packetmanager etc, the learning curve is just way too steep, even to perform the same tasks I perform on Windows.

On a side note, can Linux mount all my drives on boot, saving me the effort of mounting them by myself?
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why can't linux mount all your drives at boot?
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For some reason, it mounts only the main drive, and to mount the other two, I have to mount them by opening them (it takes a while, that's why I wonder why it doesn't happen automatically)
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