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You know, I've been hungering for some good old hard numbers to provide a major motivational kick in the butt and scream: "Yes, you ARE making a dent!!!"

I am thrilled!


So I switched distros again. It doesn't take that much time anymore to set everything up, at least when a new distro is rather similar to the old one and when I move my firefox bookmarks/cache/cookies and mail items over to the new home directory. You don't really start your work from scratch. You simply replace the old experience with a new and better one.


Core is a minimal distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system designed to be the basis for a complete system constructed by the end user. A fresh installation of Core (which will take approximately 15 minutes) will boot into a console and provide the user with the tools needed to download, compile and install other applications. Core contains nothing beyond what is required to perform these tasks. Core is primarily designed for experienced Linux users, though it has found an audience with those looking to learn about the internals and operation of a Linux system.


Vista is out and the community of GNU/Linux enthusiasts are up on their feet trying to persuade everyone that instead of going with the flow and upgrading to Vista, we should upgrade to GNU/Linux. This wont stop any time soon. In fact, it probably wont stop until GNU/Linux either withers away or dominates the world. The fact is there are more and more of so called GNU/Linux "fanboys" and enthusiasts every day, not less and less. Expect numbers to grow constantly.


It doesn't seem so long ago that I've removed Windows, but it actually is. It's been about 7-9 months now and I've almost forgotten about Windows. If it wasn't for school, I probably would've.
It angers, and annoys me a great deal when my Microsoft-obsessed friends say that Linux is crap, and it can't do anything properly and it's so complicated for no reason. I mean, even when I was a Windows-user, I didn't think of it like that. They even admit that Windows is only powered by money which gave me satisfaction to shove that back in their faces. It makes me laugh when they call my PuTTY console MS-DOS and it makes me jump for joy when they complain about errors.