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Month: April 2014

Re: [trinity-users] Trying to activate wlan0 and eth0

From: Tony Wolfs <tony.wolfs@...>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:43:43 +0700
On 04/16/2014 12:25 PM, Felmon Davis wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Apr 2014, Lisi Reisz wrote:
>> On Tuesday 15 April 2014 12:56:04 Alexandre wrote:
>>> Wonder why Debian is so appreciated still in 2014. On PCLinuxOS,
>>> 98% of the time all of your hardware is auto-configured.
>> Horses for courses, Alexandre.  I administered PCLOS for a couple of
>> years for my husband and granddaughter.  There were good points, but
>> I didn't particularly like it long term.  Of course, I haven't
>> actually run it for a while, so I may be out of date, but the same, I
>> suspect, applies to your experience of Debian.
>> As I get older, the attraction of a quiet life grows greater.  I now
>> administer four boxen: 3 desktops and one laptop.  All four run
>> Debian 7 and TDE  All 4 users/owners are happy.
> you got into trouble disparaging pclinux, will be interested to see 
> how that debate plays out but I'm wholly with you about the 'quiet 
> life', an operating system should be like a graceful host, after the 
> introductions they get out of the way so the show can go on. Debian 
> does that for me.
> F.
I do not consider this a debate ! Someone has an opinion based on 
her/his personal experiences.
I have a different opinion , based on my personal experiences.
The definition of the word << problem >> is worth a debate, not my 
difference of opinion with L or T.
Many times the word < problem > stands for : Lack of experience of 
Many times the word problem gets used by people who want to be spoon-fed 
( this is not distro related )
Regardless, I personal look at most problems as a challenge !

But I also agree with " wanting a comfortable computer experience " etc etc.
That's why I update PCLinuxOS for my wife's daily use no more than once 
a year.

Have a nice day