Miguel Angel Vilela wrote:
> On 2/7/07, Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
>>> I recently bought a ThinkPad T43 which is running beautifully
>> (thank you, rf, if you are listening).
>>>> The previous owner was running Ubuntu + Gnome,
>> so despite the fact that my religion is Fedora + KDE,
>> I thought I'd see what Ubuntu was like.
>>>> I should say that I have always thought of Ubuntu
>> as a rather nerd-ish distribution.
>> I'm not prejudiced, but ... in my experience
>> most people running Ubuntu drink too much,
>> need a haircut and have bizarre political views.
>>> I've been using Ubuntu since the second release (or the first one, I
> don't remember) and I drink less than once a week, I definitely don't
> need a haircut (my hair is cropped at zero) and I don't have any
> political view (I would say I'm politically blind).
I do need a haircut, and my political views might be aligned with those
of Ming the Merciless (the Sligo version, not Flash Gordon's). I use
Mandriva. Maybe if I start drinking I can upgrade to Ubuntu?
Given the "I'm not prejudiced, but ..." prefix, I suspect that the
description of Ubuntu users was typed with a tongue that was firmly in
cheek. So I would ask that the OP be given a tissue, to remove the drool
from his keyboard.
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