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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I tried ubuntu and found it too annoying, I switched to Fedora and have been tinkering alot, mostly because I want it to be 'just so' as it's now my main work machine.

    So far the only problem has been touch-to-click behaving oddly but adding a line to grub.conf fixed that and I can probably remove the acpi=off from grub now and get proper power control back on.

    oh yes sorry - annoying things about ubuntu were debian naming of packages, perl stuff not installing except via packages which defeats the poin
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    @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
    print reverse @JAPH;
  • I like Debian, while the fancy versions of it get all the media attention, your basic Debian Woody and Sarge are actually sound distrubutions. Sarge is a lot more modern, ideal for a desktop, but obviously doesn't get security fixes as fast as Woody.

    While the fancy versions have plenty of eye-candy and slick installers, they can be a bit unstable being built on the bleeding edge. At home I run Woody on my antique desktop system, Sarge on my server, Sarge on my fathers machine, and when I get a new desktop

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    -- "It's not magic, it's work..."