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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by l3v1 on Tue 22nd May 2007 11:55 UTC
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2005-07-06

Good old days, lynx later links for web, pine and mutt for e-mail, telnet for mud games (oh hell, there are dozens of windows games I forgot the storyline of, but I always remember every detail of my favourite mud to this day), coding and programming really no issue with vi and joe, mpg123 abd mp3blaster for music, ripping writing really no issue, screen resolution no issue, movie playing on framebuffer with mplayer also no issue (hell, that's how I used to play divx-encoded movies on an old cyrix 200mhz back in the days and it worked fantastically), licq/micq for icq-ing, p2p clients by the dozen, and I could go on until the Sun goes down and forward.

survive one full day without using the X server

One day ? Joke.

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