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Re: [trinity-users] quick & dirty - installation & backup

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:45:34 -0700

On Tuesday 20 March 2018 06:40:20 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 20. März 2018 schrieb William Morder:
> > When I try to explain to "outsiders" the varying degrees of Unix, Linux
> > (and variants like BSD), then Redhat, Debian - as well the true, pure
> > faith of GNU/Linux, and all that - I invariably take a shortcut and say
> > simply that Linux is not so much a kind of operating system as a
> > lifestyle, or a mystic cult.
>
> LOL ... my accountant thinks it's about religion when he hears some talk
> about linux :-)

Like a joke (or maybe like Zen): you either get it, or you don't. If you don't 
get the point, no amount of explanation can make it more understandable. If 
you do get the point, then a little explanation can open up new worlds that 
you never even knew existed before. 

Bill