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Re: PCLinuxOS: the non-review

Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> ____/ ml2mst on Saturday 14 March 2009 17:13 : \____
>> Hi friends,
>> I gave PCLinuxOS 2009.1 a spin today and probably wrote the most lousy
>> review ever:
>> http://osgeex.blogspot.com/2009/03/pclinuxos-radically-simple-and-bit.html
>> http://tinyurl.com/au9lu6
>> As a self proclaimed White hat H4X0r and geek I am starting to loose my
>> interest in GNU/Linux, because it's really becoming a bit of a bore :-(
>> Just boot your computer from the PCLinuxOS CD-ROM and everything works,
>> without configuration or tweaking.
>> PCLinuxOS: the GNU/Linux distribution which pisses off geeks!
> Same with Mandriva. I'll try Fedora 11 next (with KDE4... well, that too is too
> easy for geeks).

I disagree with you on that one Roy. KDE4 is still in development and
thus it is pretty much interesting for geeks. I have KDE4 installed on
both my Ubuntu machines and I *LOVE* it. KDE4 still has some rough edges
and that is exactly what makes it attractive to geeks.

As for Mandriva: PCLinuxOS is nothing but a Mandriva spin off with KDE
3.x as it's default DE and Synaptics as it's GUI package management
fronted, but you knew that already ;-)

As I already wrote in the original post, I hope this post is taken with
a grain of salt. I am _not_ arguing at PCLinuxOS, but against the lying
anti-Linux shill$, claiming that one needs at least a master degree in
computer science  to be able to maintain a GNU/Linux system. Booting
PCLinuxOS today proved the opposite!

> People who really want to wrestle with their computer (registry, bad updates, 
> spurious popup and all) should really turn to flaky platforms like Windows
> Vista.

Oh dear, please don't get me started (for crying out loud). I've had
some "fun" with Windows Vista as well, unfortunately I dropped that
piece of junk within a couple of days:



PCLinuxOS: an extremely user-friendly nobrainer distribution which is
even annoying for geeks, since it actually is that radically simple!

Windows Vista: an overpriced DRM laden and inefficient, resource hogging
piece of junk which drives every self respecting geek insane :-(

|_|0|_| Marti T. van Lin
|_|_|0| http://ml2mst.googlepages.com
|0|0|0| http://osgeex.blogspot.com

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