[SATLUG] Scarry stuff...How to write a linux virus in 5 easy steps

James Tiner jtiner at satx.rr.com
Thu Feb 26 23:39:26 CST 2009


not trying to be a smart ass or anything, but what did you have to tweak
to run KDE on ubuntu? usually, 'sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop' is
usually enough. :-)

Funny thing is that I run evolution on kubuntu (still on 8.04 because I
haven't warmed up to KDE4)




On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 22:56 -0600, Tweeks wrote:
> On Monday 23 February 2009 09:28:31 am toddwbucy at grandecom.net wrote:
> [...]
> > It seems to me that your analogy would only hold up if there was a 
> > distro adoption rate by new non-tech Linux users that is fairly evenly
> > spread out among many distros.  That said there are only a hand-full of
> > distro's that actively market themselves toward this crowd and Ubuntu is
> > currently the leader in this category.  Your analogy may protect us for now
> > but should a particular Linux distro become homogenous within a large
> > segment of Linux users then I am not so sure.
> 
> Maybe to some degree (people who just run what they're given).. but the face 
> of the matter is.. Ubuntu still has "choice".  And the "Hey what's that?!" 
> syndrome just helps with the execution of choice.  Even Ubuntu comes with a 
> plethora of mail clients.  I type thing from a stock Ubuntu load that I've 
> tweaked to run KDE+Kmail. Many of my friends run Thunderbird.. Some use 
> Webmail. Others use Mutt.  So even on a monoculture-distro world, there is 
> still diversity at the app level... which is a good thing. (or, at least 
> better than Windows+Outlook.
> 
> Tweeks
> 
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> >
> > Todd
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> 



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