Is it just me...

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Re: Is it just me...

Postby sunrat » 2019-07-10 23:06

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
Soul Singin' wrote:Then someone decided that we must all be nice to the newbies

Nah, go ahead and flame the little fuckers, it's all good.


I miss dasein. :(
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby vbrummond » 2019-07-10 23:48

sunrat wrote:I miss dasein. :(

Likewise.
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby GarryRicketson » 2019-07-11 01:36

Maybe it is just me, but what seems to be happening here and with Debian reminds me of what started happening on internet, when AOL started, if any one here remembers that long ago, with the increasing number of windows users, now becoming Debian users, and Debian becoming more like windows every new release, I guess these kind of people are expected.
I will say, though I don't care if any one calls my granddaughter a retard, I am very proud of her, and she won 2nd prize in a competition here, recently
not quite " special olympics", but it is a accomplishment that we are all proud of her, I mean me, her parents, and as well as she is proud of her self.
Actually she types and writes considerably better then some of the members here, in spite of some of her handicaps. But it really burns me up when people use the term "retards", in relation to those that struggle with handicaps, and still do much better then most so called "perfect people".
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby Deb-fan » 2019-07-11 02:43

^@Garry never meant that comment in such a fashion. Was mostly an attempt at a joke to defuse a situation. Am sure your grandkid is a lovely person. No offense was meant, you're obviously a good nixer, keep being that please. Apologize for any offense, wasn't intended as that.
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby sickpig » 2019-07-11 02:55

what a great thread! me loves it :lol:
m just alluding to porcine references
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby n_hologram » 2019-07-11 11:58

GarryRicketson wrote:...with the increasing number of windows users, now becoming Debian users...

Devil's advocate stance, but what data are you basing this on? I ask because every time I've tried to get someone using any variant of Linux, they always find some reason to regress to Windows. It's weird to me.

It isn't necessarily a "bad" thing, as it does keep the Linuxsphere from becoming even more saturated. But, this is just my experience.
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby eor2004 » 2019-07-13 19:32

sunrat wrote: If you mean Debian, I think Buster is a solid release and I've seen a few people say it's really good. For me as a KDE user, Buster with Plasma 5.14 is definitely the best ever because Plasma 5.14 is the best KDE ever. I've only dabbled with it so far but had no issues and it functions very smoothly.


Don't know why, but unlike your experience, KDE5 (Plasma5) is the only one Debian DE that don't want to play nice on my system, all the other DE or Window Managers works very fine, even Gnome Shell the one I'm using right now works way better than Plasma 5 on my PC. :?
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby theblueplll » 2019-07-14 23:33

eor2004 wrote:
sunrat wrote: If you mean Debian, I think Buster is a solid release and I've seen a few people say it's really good. For me as a KDE user, Buster with Plasma 5.14 is definitely the best ever because Plasma 5.14 is the best KDE ever. I've only dabbled with it so far but had no issues and it functions very smoothly.


Don't know why, but unlike your experience, KDE5 (Plasma5) is the only one Debian DE that don't want to play nice on my system, all the other DE or Window Managers works very fine, even Gnome Shell the one I'm using right now works way better than Plasma 5 on my PC. :?


You are not alone.

My main machine doesn't like Gnome(which I happen to love) or KDE.

MATE seems to work the best for me on it.
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Re: Is it just me...

Postby stevepusser » 2019-07-15 00:20

I have to agree with many of your points.

Especially when those damn newbies won't get off my lawn!!!! Hey, I just reseeded it!

The median age of the MX Linux devs is actually pretty high--maybe we should call it MX Lawnux.
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