Linked by Nathan J. Hill on Tue 24th Oct 2006 10:43 UTC
Linspire In the midst of the busy semester here at school, my fiancee's laptop, running Windows XP SP2, picked up some friends - adware, trojans, etc. It was a pretty nasty sight. I worked on it for at least two hours every couple of days, wiping it clean, doing my best to lock it down, and so on. Avast! and Ad-Aware had their limits it seemed, for only a day or so after I cleaned it, pop-ups and weird stuff would show up again. She was getting sick of it. I was getting sick of cleaning it, so I suggested, offhand, installing a different operating system that is a bit more impervious to those nasties. To my surprise, she agreed.
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yeah yeah yeah
by Fuji257 on Wed 25th Oct 2006 03:35 UTC
Fuji257
Member since:
2006-01-24

Linux never fails; if it does either

You're too stupid or

You should've used *this* distro, not *that* one . . .

WTF ever people.

Guess what? Linux has faults. I'm sorry, I know that's rough to hear and I don't want to make you freak or cry or anything . . . but that's just the facts of life. There's a lot of OS's out and about - and not a single one is perfect for everyone. Just because YOU blow loads at the sight of a penguin doesn't mean everyone wants to toss off their autographed Stallman poster. Get a grip. It's all gonna be OK; Linus said so.

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