(*) I have had this experience quite often in Philosophy. You have and great idea about something and then you read one of the big philosophers and you have to realize that you are not the first one who had that idea. Well as one of my favourite old comedian once said: "Everything is already said, but not yet by everyone" (not sure if my transaltion of it is accurate)
No rest for the wicked
I am also on the orga team for our faculty party "FMI Party 04" and I really have to invest more time on helping there this week.
So after a little talk with seb128 I found out that there is a ubuntu development channel/release which is called hoary. So I changed my apt.sources (through synaptic - it really evolved since the frist time I used it some time ago) to get hoary packages and I have now firefox 1.0 and a very up-to-date system. I still have to kernel crash with acpi enabled but I think I can fix this with a custom kernel. So I think I give ubuntu another chance! One thing left of course is graphical boot but I willing to help out here so I am going to talk to Jeff about it. So it's 2:19 now and I really should go to bed - I kinda drunk to much on our pub-tour today.
P.S.: Logging into gnome takes ages now but everything else is as fast as before .. I already installed the fam replacment so I have no idea whats the problem here.
I first installed Fedora Core 1 test X on my computer and then always just upgraded to FC1, FC2-test, FC2, FC3-test and finally to FC3. I also installed some self-compiled packages. So yesterday I decided that now the mess I created is big enough to re-install linux and downloaded NLD 9:
The installation was easy and it took me about 30 mins to get into GNOME (sad enough only 2.6) the frist time. I was hoping that I could use red-carpet for package managment and that there are some channels out there for all the cool mono stuff like tomboy, beagle and f-spot. But I got really furstrated:
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