[floss-cec] Re: [fsug-kochi-discuss] Install and run Ubuntu without disturbing Windows

  • From: "Amal Krishnan" <alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: floss-cec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 01:21:55 -0800

Yeah ... no point arguing with a wall :-)

On 1/24/07, Binulal N Achary <binulal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Respect other people's freedome to make choices!!!!! C'mon.... I can swear
to Lucifer that I never said "u should or shouldn't use xyz
software/system."  Then M$, I was just giving you an example!!!  And we
could stop it here, I believe!

 Binu

On 1/24/07, Amal Krishnan <alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Like every else in this group, i know why free software is important.
> So, you are totally losing the topic by defining it again :-p. Its
> really about making choices. So my Macbeth, let your views save thee
> ... Free software isn't anything about fighting against MS. Most of
> them time you can find fsf lads crying for credit
>
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU/Linux_naming_controversy)
and
> complaining about MS. Grow up and respect other people's freedom to
> make choices...
>
> Regards to your GF
>
>
>
> On 1/23/07, Binulal N Achary <binulal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Well, we do not have a constraint that the milkman should code the cow
as
> > well; Coders xyz team could code teh cow, and the milkmen could just
milk
> > them. And lawyers pqr could argue that this cow is a FLOSS cow, and
hence
> > the they can modify it.. and coders jkl can patch it!
> >     You may not feel bad when you are in an isolated cell working on a
> > windows machine, your M$ word application fails to save a particular
kinda
> > file... you/your geeky friend  knows what's going wrong.. the app is
> > screwing up with file and dirs and you have to wait on end to fix it...
and
> > M$ says they will fix it in a release scheduled after two years.. and
they
> > cannot fix it with highest priority because they gave you a discounted
> > license!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  We do!
> >     And I always have a problem when my gf asks why she's so special to
me
> > :P so no comments on your last sentence!!!!
> >
> >
> >
> > On 1/24/07, Amal Krishnan <alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Lol ... dude  ... If noone ever coded a cow, who would milk it ? ...
> > > We are going a bit off the topic. As i told you, Free software is
> > > great and it doesn't hurt to have software thats not free. Thats what
> > > makes Free Software so special :-)
> > >
> > > I Had enuf :-P
> > > Alter
> > >
> > > On 1/23/07, Binulal N Achary < binulal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >    Milking a cow doesn't require formal education, dude!!!  If you
just
> > > > churn out code, it will remain code only. You add to it this
> > philosophies
> > > > that it becomes the pet of human minds.. free software needs / has
all
> > kinds
> > > > of people. now *free* and *open* are not resctricted to software, it
> > will go
> > > > to other areas of human activity as well, eventually.
> > > >     Coding is a way you can contribute, but if you don't advertise
who's
> > > > gonna use your code???? You have to find the users or Users have to
find
> > the
> > > > coders.. either way.... either M$ like comps create monopolies or
fsf
> > like
> > > > organisation help people save hell lot of money.
> > > >
> > > >  I give up... i give up.. I give up...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 1/23/07, Amal Krishnan < alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > I see free software as a means to expand my knowledge. I really
don't
> > > > > care about commie stuff. We don't have lawyers, advertisers,
artists,
> > > > > social workers or cow specialists here. All we have is a bunch of
kids
> > > > > who code. Tell me Binu, will you be able to achieve anything with
your
> > > > > cow if you aren't a cow surgeon ?... contribute to free software
by
> > > > > coding free software :-)
> > > > >
> > > > > Alter
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On 1/23/07, Binulal N Achary < binulal@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:
> > > > > > C'mon! FLOSS is not an all coders brigade!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It
> > covers
> > > > > > anything in a computer, including the legal stuff! Coders,
network
> > > > engrs,
> > > > > > system designers, lawyers, advertisers, artists, social workers,
> > > > teachers,
> > > > > > students,  FLOSS  users, People supporting children in Somalia
via
> > Vim
> > > > > > contribs, CPI(M) :)), Achu mama, ........  This basically means
:
> > > > > >  - if one is using GNU/Linux you are a FLOSS guy!
> > > > > >  - If one is using Emacs, GCC, Openoffice,... on Windows you are
a
> > floss
> > > > > > guy!!!
> > > > > >  - If you are using GIMP/Firefox/GCC on Mac you are a floss
guys..
> > > > > >  - If you help people use FLOSS you are a floss guy,
> > > > > >  - If you have passed an ordinace to get GNU/Linux in schools,
> > .........
> > > > All
> > > > > > fads, huh??
> > > > > >
> > > > > >      If I have paid for XYZ software, It hurts to see that I do
not
> > own
> > > > > > it,!!! You bought a M$ cow, but you can only take the milk and
the
> > > > dung!!!
> > > > > > And you cannot milk it unless M$ allows you to!!! I donno if
they
> > will
> > > > have
> > > > > > a EULA for the crap:))  If one has a pirated copy of Window$
> > > > > > .......................................!!!! .
We
> > stand
> > > > for
> > > > > > good citizens, not pirates, we stand for *freedom* to milk the
cow;
> > to
> > > > patch
> > > > > > the cow if it's giving less milk and and dung; and create better
> > cows
> > > > out of
> > > > > > it too :D
> > > > > >
> > > > > >  I give up here!!!
> > > > > >  Binulal
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 1/23/07, Amal Krishnan < alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I have nothing against Apple.... Infact i agree with you about
the
> > > > > > > quality of their products. I was just picking on Githin who
thinks
> > > > > > > that everything that is not "free" is not worth using.
> > > > > > > Free software is great and it doesn't hurt to have software
that's
> > > > > > > closed too. Most of the folks who talk about free software in
cec
> > are
> > > > > > > not coders themselves. They are into it like its some kind of
a
> > fad!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Alter
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 1/23/07, Binulal N Achary < binulal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > > > M$ =/= Apple. Macs are worth the money, as far as I could
> > > > experience. I
> > > > > > > > swear to Lucifer I used Safari instead of IE :D ! I am a big
fan
> > of
> > > > the
> > > > > > > > magical Gooey's they churn out.   M$ stuff has always been
> > crappy!!!
> > > > > > Apple
> > > > > > > > knows what they write the code for, not like M$ who would
blame
> > IBMs
> > > > and
> > > > > > > > Intels for their closed design.  I wonder how amazing the
world
> > > > would
> > > > > > have
> > > > > > > > been if these three players were open early enough towards
> > FLOSS.
> > > > > > Seeing
> > > > > > > > the fall of Sun, I do not think it'll take liong before we
see
> > an
> > > > Open
> > > > > > M$
> > > > > > > > app.
> > > > > > > >     A lil' off topic, we have some history/sociology topics
like
> > > > Nehru
> > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > Lalu prasad Yadav.......  who could be considered of the
same
> > genre
> > > > as
> > > > > > Gate$
> > > > > > > > - I'm not sure abt Steve, though!!! I'm so impressed by
Pixar
> > that I
> > > > > > will
> > > > > > > > think twice if I hear anything negative abt Steve! And the
> > > > sofistication
> > > > > > > > Macs bring to CG is amazing too.  You may have a thousand
things
> > > > against
> > > > > > > > Macs, but many of the Hollywood production studios will stop
> > working
> > > > if
> > > > > > you
> > > > > > > > don't have those video processing tools and the processing
> > calibre
> > > > Macs
> > > > > > > > hold. Macs are BIG. And GNU/Linux holds a future (present
too, i
> > > > think!)
> > > > > > > > here, if you can feed it with cpu/gpu cycles.  Going back to
> > were we
> > > > > > > > started, I think I read a few months back that Linus uses a
G5..
> > > > well
> > > > > > > > running Linux on it :p
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >  Binoooooooooooooooooooo
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On 1/23/07, Amal Krishnan < alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > Now don't tell me that you guys haven' t eaten from KFC
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > On 1/22/07, Amal Krishnan < alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > Microsoft == Apple ... its only "entropy" that makes
them
> > > > different.
> > > > > > > > > > Anyway, agreed with the more "OPEN" part. But, don't you
> > > > think,Oh
> > > > > > > > > > mighty creator of eip Eipoop that Apple products are a
bit
> > > > > > overpriced
> > > > > > > > > > when compared to MS ?
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > --snipped--
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > > The more "why"s I ask about my self, the more mysterious it
> > becomes.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Binoooooooo
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > AlterK0de
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> > > > > > The more "why"s I ask about my self, the more mysterious it
becomes.
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> > > > > > Binoooooooo
> > > > >
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> > > > The more "why"s I ask about my self, the more mysterious it becomes.
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> > > > Binoooooooo
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> > Binoooooooo
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The more "why"s I ask about my self, the more mysterious it becomes.

Binoooooooo


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