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

  • From: "Binulal N Achary" <binulal@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: floss-cec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 15:03:38 +0530

I totally agree!

On 1/24/07, Amal Krishnan <alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > --
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> > > > > > > The more "why"s I ask about my self, the more mysterious it
> becomes.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Binoooooooo
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> > > > > --
> > > > > The more "why"s I ask about my self, the more mysterious it
becomes.
> > > > >
> > > > > Binoooooooo
> > > >
> > > >
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> > > The more "why"s I ask about my self, the more mysterious it becomes.
> > >
> > > Binoooooooo
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