From: Baldwin_James at domain emc.com
Date: Thu 11 Jul 2002 - 15:43:39 IST
LMAO IN WORK....and with low height partitions, it is a right give away ;)
THIS is better than yesterday!!!!
Dear John Sturdy....do you, by chance hack INFs also ? ;)
From: John P. Looney [mailto:valen at domain tuatha.org]
On Thu, Jul 11, 2002 at 02:27:47PM +0000, john sturdy mentioned:
> hi john/kate,
> are you a transsexual? HAHA I AM ONLY JOKING. thanks for the advice.
Yes, yes I am.
> >What exactly do you mean by 'Linux code' ? Did you install a Linux
> >operating system on to it ? Linux doesn't use printer drivers, as such.
> my friend got the linux code from a floppy disk (his friend is a hacker
> works in an internet cafe). we downloaded the code onto my laptop and then
> this problem happened.
Ah. Best case, it did nothing. Worst case, it wasn't Linux at all, and
was actually a dose of virii for your Windows installation to play with.
It's possible that it was a single-floppy version of Linux. In that case,
it's unlikely it'll have any printer drivers.
> >Better at what ? Wine tries to turn Windows API calls into Linux ones.
> >Applications use APIs - not drivers or hardware. So no, Wine is no luck.
> so window$ IS better than linux????
It's considerably better at running Windows (AKA Win32) programs.
> i don't think so. window$ crashes all the time while with wine i can run
> windows *perfectly* using the linux code + reliability + open source.
> but maybe u are right about the drivers. i will still give it a try
Hmm. A single floppy version of Linux, with Wine ? You seem to be a
little confused. Take a nap. Has to be said, it's not that surprising that
your windows install crashes all the time considering that you take stuff
from strange men in internet cafes. And install software that they give
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