[mythtv-users] New System Hardware Recommendations

Ron Johnson ron.l.johnson at cox.net
Tue Mar 15 12:14:18 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 11:03 -0600, Robert Johnston wrote:
> A lot of the time, I find on *nix lists/chatrooms, the only way to get
> a reasonable answer (That is, one that doesn't require 300 hours worth
> of digging through man pages and searching obscure keywords on old
> university sites) is to start your question with "Linux sucks! In
> Windows I could <insert what you want to do here> easier than
> anything! Why should I bother with this back-bedroom OS anyways?",
> which will usually get you 30 people giving you a nice, simple
> walkthrough of what you wanted to do easily.

Snicker.  True, though.

> I admit, it's not a nice way to ask, but sometimes it's the only way
> to work out what the hell's going on. I mean, whoever thought that
> <ESC>wq was an intuitive way of saving a file, and a text editor that
> doesn't edit 'til you put it into edit mode? Give me Nano/Pico anyday.

People who used WordStar on CP/M machines.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

"Our computers and their computers are the same color. The
conversion should be no problem!"

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