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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
Whats challenging about Linux, what good is having it if your not trying to construct a super computer or server?
why not atleast give something else a try?
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Its sad when people's appearances way more than their opinions and beliefs. Stand up to this. Don't let the fact that people might say mean things to you or worse keep you from what you believe in.

If he really were a Linux fanatic (probably is) he would be out there fist fighting with the teacher and everyone else messing with him about this.

He gets a -2 for lack of testicles.
    
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Originally Posted by Bluescreen_Of_Death View Post
why not atleast give something else a try?
Its too complicated You can't even use a mouse/keyboard with Linux, you have to know Matrix language to navigate it.


Edit: People were actually wanting to pay money for this guy to reveal this womans identity, her comments were ignorant but she doesn't deserve to be threatened or put in danger. GOD have a heart people.
Edited by BizzareRide - 12/16/08 at 8:47pm
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post #34 of 47
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Its too complicated You can't even use a mouse/keyboard with Linux, you have to know Matrix language to navigate it.


Edit: People were actually wanting to pay money for this guy to reveal this womans identity, her comments were ignorant but she doesn't deserve to be threatened or put in danger. GOD have a heart people.
lol well I'm officially giving Ubuntu a shot, as I'd love to try something other than Windows for once. Who knows, I might actually like it. /gasp
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lol well I'm officially giving Ubuntu a shot, as I'd love to try something other than Windows for once. Who knows, I might actually like it. /gasp
Ubuntu is the only Linux distro I would try since it has a GUI. (I rhymed yeah)...Actually, I used it at Circuit City on this netbook, it felt good but I felt like I was cheating on Windows so I had to stop. The UI was much more simplistic than Windows though which can be a good thing, especially when you have a specific task you need to get finished with quickly.
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lol well I'm officially giving Ubuntu a shot, as I'd love to try something other than Windows for once. Who knows, I might actually like it. /gasp

ubuntu is awesome youll like it! just dont get discouraged that you cant game, it is totally awesome just as a home OS like for email or organizing your stuff.
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After reading his blog i have to say the guys pretty decent, not many people would do what he did they would just feed her to the wolves

But i have to say it, the dude probably fancies her imo, he has spoken to her for hours on the phone, as in not just long enough to talk about what happened but much more, and then comes and apologises like this, come on! Maybe he has the hot's for teacher..
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post #38 of 47
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Linux leads to knowledge and a greater interest in computers and computer science, it is not a bad thing.

True, Billy Joe the farmer doesn't need Linux but you get the idea.
i knew this would happen lol.
it may lead to a greater interest, but requires quite an interest in the first place. keep in mind that its not meant for the most of us.

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I personally take credit for giving my girlfriend multiple orgasms 5-7 nights a week, so stuff the blind, blanket insults ... and you forget the part where linux is tailored for research and education, not just for puffy sysadmins who get short of breath upon leaving the cool, dry environment of a server room
if research and education make you happy.
sure linux is a fine OS. just not for people who want to use photoshop, when GIMP really doesnt cut it. if it werent for windows' compatability i might've actually used Linux by now, and i have a GF too. so yeah, that was me just generalizing and trolling a little. and multiple orgasms are awesome :3
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Teachers are so smart.
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So disappointed by this.
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