Gearoid O'Laoi wrote:
> As a long time computer user, and non-professional programmer for many
> years, my biggest gripe about Linux is NOT that it doesn't work out of
> the box, but that the help is written in a non-problem solving way.
> The help simply describes the "anatomy" of the system, failing totally
> to deal with the "diseases".
I couldn't agree more.
I don't need documentation to tell me which button to press.
I do need documentation to tell me where to find and how to install a
boot-time driver because the dipshit distro has failed to see the tape
> e.g. It should have things like...
>> If your USB ports hang the system,
> check the following.
USB support sucks in all distros, but that's not the fault of the Linux
> i.e. accessing the internet and wordprocessing in which macros I've
> defined convert standard Irish into old Irish type with the dots
> instead of Hs.
I do hope you're using LaTeX with Ivan Dzherzhansky's Eireannach fonts
for this, where the ligaturing and additional characters (noda) for
Old Irish are available, and not actually using a wordprocessor for it.
I can't imagine the screaming pain of trying to use a wordprocessor for
> Suse is probably the word for Donkey Shit in Bayerisch!
No, that would be Äslscheiss.
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