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As the title says, clear your computer of Miguel's crap

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Created by devnull 6 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 30 weeks ago
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dehumanizer

6 years 30 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago

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Is this a guide to uninstall

Is this a guide to uninstall GNOME or wtf? :-)

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devnull

6 years 30 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago

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No, it's just a snarky

No, it's just a snarky posting on how to block Miguel's injection of Microsoft's b.s. in linux. It's just to be a tongue in cheek humorous how-to.

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topyli

6 years 30 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago

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Not very funny. :(

Not very funny. :(

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Balzac

6 years 30 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago

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Miguel should quit Novell and stop damaging his credibility.

His work is helping Microsoft and their software patent strategy. He's being well-paid to damage the cause of software freedom. We should all Boycott Novell. It's not a joke.

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devnull

6 years 30 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago

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well, some people thought

well, some people thought so.

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Balzac

6 years 30 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago

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I ripped the Mono junk code. Gnome remains.

I didn't lose GIMP or Gnome. There are variants of packages with similar names which have subtle differences. I got rid of junk with no loss of utility to my system. I agree with the guys at BoycottNovell.com. Miguel is making bad choices. I don't want to have any of Microsoft/Novell's patent-trolling, lawsuit-bait code on my machine.

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xo3180

6 years 30 weeks 23 hours 20 min ago

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You lose one or two apps in

You lose one or two apps in the process, but nothing major. On Hardy I think it was f-spot and tomboy that were removed.

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mjjzf

6 years 30 weeks 11 hours 42 min ago

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Still -

Still, it is an indecent way to address the man.
Is the code bad code? You may have reservations about Miguel's motives or general approach, but he hardly seems technically inept. So I would accept a headline saying "Make your distro free of ethically unacceptable code", but this one is hard to swallow.

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cvasilak

6 years 30 weeks 5 hours 28 min ago

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I think the title is too rough considering the amount of work Miguel and others have done to Linux and to free and open source software in general.

At the end of the day if you don't like it don't use it but please do not criticize people like that.

Christos

PS I don't currently develop apps using the Mono stack, I use other technologies but its good to have options.

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fanen

6 years 29 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago

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two thumbs down

Its obvious that interpreted or very high level languages are more productive. Even though I personally don't like them (consume more memory etc), I will use whatever program I find useful, regardless of what language it was written in, as long as my computer can run it. Hurray Tomboy!

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