Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 22nd May 2007 03:43 UTC
General Unix Would you be able to survive one full day without using the X server? Linux offers us a wide assortment of CLI based tools which use curses and/or framebuffer for functional user interfaces. There is no reason why you shouldn't be able look up stuff online, read your email, look at pictures, watch movies and listen to music as you are trying to configure X.
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RE: Darn
by Xaero_Vincent on Tue 22nd May 2007 06:46 UTC in reply to "Darn"
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I lived over a decade without X on Windows.

I could live without X on *nix as I've deal with it regularly but if faced with it permanently, my system would quickly become far less interesting.

Looking at a black screen with white text 24/7 only generates so much excitement. Your also guaranteed a migraine headache to top it off.

For others, one has to imagine how much power a blinking white cursor draws from their $2000+ gaming system and how great of an investment that might have been for the owner.

Edited 2007-05-22 06:48

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