Re: Planning to install linux
From: Alan Connor (zzzzzz_at_xxx.invalid)
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 10:26:47 GMT
On alt.os.linux, in
> Alan Connor enlightened us with:
>>> So? If a new user can use a GUI and not a CLI, let him/her
>>> use a GUI.
>> There is a *world* of difference between a GUI and a GIDE.
> Replace GUI with GIDE above, and my point is still valid. If a
> user is comfortable with certain software, let him/her use it.
>> A lot of people, like myself, use a GUI for X applications
>> and the CLI most of the time, which includes calling X
>> applications with whatever options and arguments we choose.
>> We do NOT use a GIDE like Gnome or KDE.
> So what if there are people that do not use Gnome nor KDE. That
> has nothing to do with how comfortable a new Linux user is with
> certain software. I see you still prefer your own opinion above
> logic, Alan.
Looks to me like you've never even heard of logic.
I never even *looked* at a computer until a few years ago and
have never used a GIDE with Linux.
You seem to be determined to broadcast your ignorance across
the face of the globe.
> Sybren -- The problem with the world is stupidity.
Couldn't agree more.