On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 01:52:47PM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: > > Of course, mo$t Mac $oftware comes with the Mac, and is all vetted by > Apple. You might as well say the same for a plain vanilla Windows box. > <snip> Oh for shame Mark, I expect better from you than the $ stuff. I've always thought of that as the little dog barking at the larger one, though Alan, another whom I greatly admire, does it too. Sigh, I feel old sometimes, or perhaps just stodgy. Anyway.... > I run CentOS both at home and work, but I put Ubuntu on my netbook, just > because they have a remix just for HP netbooks. *shrug* It mostly just > works. At work, I have a Fedora desktop to keep track of what stupidity will happen next with RH/CentOS. (I think that Alan if he's here, will attest that it was thanks to this cynicism that the GUI packagekit allowing any user to update any signed package without authentication was caught. ) At home, my main machine is CentOS as server (very light web/mail) cum workstation, mostly because that is my main responsibility at work--though our web developer team has requested and will be getting an Ubuntu server box. My wife uses Mac, which she loves, however, when I gave her a netbook, I put Ubuntu on it. I showed her the netbook edition and normal, and she chose normal with the bottom panel removed. It's more than adequate for all her needs when not at home--some webmail, skype, web browsing, occasional video watching, and the like. (Her netbook is an Asus, not an HP, but still, she preferred the more typical Gnome format, saying that there is very little difference for her between using it and the Mac for these things.) -- Scott Robbins PGP keyID EB3467D6 ( 1B48 077D 66F6 9DB0 FDC2 A409 FA54 EB34 67D6 ) gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys EB3467D6 Angel: The Master arose. He let me live... to punish me. I kept hoping you'd come. My destiny... Buffy: Is this a get-in-my-pants thing? You guys in Sunnydale talk like I'm the second coming.