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Re: Don't Waste Your Time With Linux


From: Jerry Smiley
Subject: Re: Don't Waste Your Time With Linux
Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2004 18:00:38 GMT
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rfburn wrote:

> Lamar Rustin wrote:
> 
>> Lamar Rustin <address@hidden> wrote in message
>> news:<address@hidden>...
>>> After enduring years of painful computing with Windows I decided to
>>> spring for SUSE Professional at $109.00 on Amazon. All I can say is
>>> DON'T waste your money on this pile of half completed garbage. I have a
>>> mainstream Asus P4P800 Deluxe Intel mother board and virtually nothing
>>> on this board worked.
>>> My RAID controller, a VIA 6410 did not work. Sound did not work. The
>>> giga ethernet did not work.
>>> SATA did not work.
>>> My scanner was not supported (Canon). My printer was not supported
>>> (Lexmark). My mouse extra buttons do not work (Logitech).
>>> 
>>> My advice is to avoid Linux all together and use Windows XP because at
>>> least it works with all my hardware.
>>> Lamar
> 
> Lamar,
> this is what it comes down to...
> you did not do your home work.
> 
> And that is saying a lot because it doesn't take much home work (if any)
> to do any of the things you complain you were unable to do.
> 
> I suggest that your problems have very little to do with Linux and almost
> everything to do with you.
> 
> As for your last comment which read: "My advice is to avoid Linux all
> together and use Windows XP because at least it works with all my
> hardware".
> 
> I wonder, why would I avoid Linux because it doesn;t work with YOUR
> hardware? Works with mine. And has worked on every computer I've installed
> Linux on over the four years I have been using Linux.
> 
> rfburn
Works on all my hardware, too...


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