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Month: April 2014

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

From: Tini <trin@...>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:02:29 -0300
From: Tony Wolfs <tony.wolfs@...>
To: trinity-users@...
Subject: Re: [trinity-users] Trying to activate wlan0 and eth0
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 actually run it for a while, so I may be out of date, but the same, I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
That's true, this is not a debate. It's people describing their experiences 
with operating systems. I've tried several builds and found some were easier to use than others. 
Right now I'm having both minor and major issues with my current OS, 
so rather than spending hours trying to make it work I'm trying a different one that so far has some features I want. Like older versions of apps and KDE3.