[mythtv-users] The Bigger... Disk contest, Fall 2007 edition

Tony Godshall togo at of.net
Thu Oct 25 00:42:01 UTC 2007

On 10/22/07, Doug Young <goofdad at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/22/07, Tony Godshall <togo at of.net> wrote:
> > But I didn't get Ubuntu, and I got it!
> > And I didn't pay Linus for the kernel.
> > Anyhow, lots of free stuff is great, the best things in life, as they say.
> > So yes, I do get what I don't pay for.
> > And I'm not even a famous politician from Alaska.
> I beg to differ...you paid, just not in dollars.  You paid in time,
> effort, learning curve, and then you pay attention to the mailing list
> so you can pass on all of that knowledge to the next poor sod ;-)
> Now...if you use Windoze, you'd still have to make all those
> investments, and give Micro$oft your hard earned cash...but hey, you
> get what you pay for ... lol.

Nah, with Windows you spend as much time and aggravation, you just end
up with less accomplished.

What's that cool quote about being a sharecropper in your own brain?

In Linux when I fix something it stays fixed.  And when something
breaks, there's usually a nice log file in /var/log that tells me what
went wrong.

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