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Germany Bernd 2021-02-16 21:38:40 ⋅ 1y No. 110040
Posting in an tech boards. I'm somewhat of a noob compared to coders, but I know enough to have worked as a tech assistent at university. (Helping boomer professors using wifi and such.) I like using Linux and am fascinated with ricing. But I'm too low IQ to get it right. Often there are some problems, even if I try to follow a tutorial and then I can't fix the problem because all I find are thredas from 2009 that don't apply to my machine anymore and then new problems emerge... I'd like to get good at it, but I feel like it would be a full time job and I'm doing something else, not fiddling with computers as a full time job.
Germany Bernd 2021-02-16 22:19:56 ⋅ 1y No. 110044
Motivations to get good at something that will yield profits <It's fun <It makes mad money Motivations to get good at something that will yield suffering and/or dissapointment <it would look cool to be good at that
Russia Bernd 2021-02-16 22:29:58 ⋅ 1y No. 110046
>>110044 One of the best things about motivation I've ever read.

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Russia Bernd 2021-02-16 22:31:23 ⋅ 1y
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Germany Bernd 2021-02-17 08:57:39 ⋅ 1y No. 110071
>>110047 This is kinda bullshit. On windows it either works easily or it doesn't work at all. And in my job as IT support there have literally been problems that looked like the Linux one on your graphic. Two paid employees trying to figure out and fix why one computer didn't update for five years. Took two full work days to solve the problem. Linux on the other hand is just as easy for most things. I even installed Ubuntu for my mom, she figured out herself how to change wallpapers and installed two programs with me on the phone. With Linux, you can attempt to do things that just aren't possible on Windows, so you'd never have problems there, but if you choose to make it difficult for yourself, you can with Linux. Ricing is such a topic. You just can't rice Windows in any comparable way, so of course there can't be the same problems.
Ukraine Bernd 2022-02-05 18:23:19 ⋅ 10mn No. 134925
>>110040 just switch to any RPM-based distro I like GeckoLinux/openSUSE and Fedora
Croatia Bernd 2022-02-05 20:02:03 ⋅ 10mn No. 134938
>>110040 Install some obscure and mostly useless WM, use some 4chan/g user's .conf, put up some shitty anime wallpaper. Rice Done. Additional install some retarded minimalist pajeet Linux-icon theme and some barely functional Dock, like for instance Docky or Plank
Croatia Bernd 2022-02-05 20:04:02 ⋅ 10mn No. 134939
>>110071 >You just can't rice Windows in any comparable way, That's bullshit, btw
United Kingdom Bernd 2022-02-28 14:18:18 ⋅ 9mn No. 139267
>>134939 how did you do that
Mexico Bernd 2022-07-22 22:18:38 ⋅ 4mn No. 201622
>>110047 pacman -Ss shittyassbinaryorpackageiamlookingfor Oh... It is not, oh well... yay -Ss shittyassbinaryorpackageiamlookingfor Oh, it is yay -S shittyassbinaryorpackageiamlookingfor Ah man it does not work. search on github that shittyassbinaryorpackageiamlookingfor git clone cd shittyassbinaryorpackageiamlookingfor sh Bro is so simple even a monkey can do so.
Mexico Bernd 2022-07-22 22:19:41 ⋅ 4mn No. 201623
>>134925 Bet you work for Red Hat. Almost each message of yours is about RPM distros.
Peru Bernd 2022-07-22 22:40:11 ⋅ 4mn No. 201636
>>201622 That sounds like a exaggerated version of what a noob would do. But it's actually simple for someone who already knows Linux. >>201623 Some people simply like RPM ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Ukraine Bernd 2022-07-22 23:11:40 ⋅ 4mn No. 201653
>>201623 i have bought my laptop in 2011 with preinstalled SLED SUSE Linux Enterpri Desktop, so i stick to that technology
Mexico Bernd 2022-07-23 17:42:41 ⋅ 4mn No. 201852
>>110040 ^tell me you do not have the discipline for a 30minute lecture in order to install Arch w/o mention it. Manjaro ugh, no zen kernel ugh, bash ugh, window manager ugh YIKES Now learn something from my workstation, my Bernd. Dual monitor because I am a fucking writer, Arch Linux to keep it simple, stupid; wallpaper is a drawn made by my gf and it is going to be the cover for my next novel. tiny ass SFF with a 6 core processor so I do not have to worry about temps even though I live in the damn Sonoran Desert. Bernd square the fuck up your notebook setup is lame and trash. Fight me.
Peru Bernd 2022-08-13 19:50:04 ⋅ 3mn No. 217540
>>110040 Bump.