[CentOS] Recommendation for a Linux alternative to Centos - ATH9K disaster

Tue Jan 25 21:01:29 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

compdoc wrote:
> My first 'real' computer was a Fat Mac, so I still love a good GUI. And
> Windows has a nice GUI.

Windows was ok. Oh, sorry, Windows 3.x. One reason I dispise Window (post
3.x) is the incredibly stupid design decision to put the GUI into ring 0.
Something goes wrong with the GUI, you're toast. Win 3.x, *Nix (including
OS X), oh, well, restart the GUI. And because it's all in there, lessee, I
just read the other week that an average laptop these days has the
processing power of a mid-nineties Cray supercomputer... and they run like
an 8088 (ok, maybe an 80286), just for all the eye candy: style, not