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From: boffy_b <bo...@boffy.tk>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 15:30:08 +0000
Local: Sat, Nov 15 2003 10:30 am
Subject: Newbie looking for a UNIX
I am a disgruntled Windows user(aren't all windows users?), looking to
migrate myself over to one of the free many Unicies which are around. I
have had GNU/Linux up and running in th form of a Knoppix hdinstall,
although I had constant problems with my modem driver, I was impressed
with th system as a whole, but I figure that most of what I saw as "th
system" was not th OS itself, but th software of top of it (X, KDE, OOo,
etc.), and I therefore figure that most software now compiles on most
One of th main problems I have had was the fear. In windows, I could use
I need to be able to have it working and just *there*, so that I can
Now though, I am weary of having to use elaborate and fragile
I need somewhere to go to, I see UNIX, its power and its glory, its true
Thank you for any suggestions
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