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Classic Puppy (or linux) quotes!
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neerajkolte


Joined: 10 Feb 2014
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PostPosted: Tue 11 Mar 2014, 03:36    Post subject: Wisdome learned the hard way.  

After suggesting puppy linux to my windows using friend and his frantic call about "sound drivers don't seem to be installed, should I pop in my motherboad's CD."
I talked with him for good 20 min and came to this age old wisdom quote...

"Always start your answers with the question - Have you plugged and switched ON your device."

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disciple

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PostPosted: Sat 22 Mar 2014, 06:55    Post subject:  

Oh, I came across the classic operating systems allegory:
http://www.webaugur.com/bazaar/53-what-if-operating-systems-were-airlines.html
Quote:
Once settled, the fully adjustable seat is very comfortable, the plane leaves and arrives on time without a single problem, the in-flight meal is wonderful. You try to tell customers of the other airlines about the great trip, but all they can say is, "You had to do what with the seat?"

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dejan555


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Location: Montenegro

PostPosted: Sat 22 Mar 2014, 09:03    Post subject:  

Someone told me this on IRC, there's a wallpaper with it but don't know the origin:

Quote:
Where there is a shell, there is a way.

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linuxbear

Joined: 18 Apr 2009
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PostPosted: Mon 24 Mar 2014, 14:45    Post subject:  

How about "Linux -- the source is with you"
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neerajkolte


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PostPosted: Fri 18 Apr 2014, 13:16    Post subject:  

In a world of no walls or fences,we don’t need WINDOWS or GATES
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disciple

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PostPosted: Thu 17 Jul 2014, 18:04    Post subject:  

RSH wrote:
If we will not learn from the past, we will be forced to repeat the past. Over and over again.

Humans' and Puppy Land's leading maxim needs to be: trying to think small.

Trying to think big SUCKS!

RSH

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=789678#789678

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8Geee


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Location: N.E. USA

PostPosted: Yesterday, at 04:23    Post subject:  

I can only think of one word that made me migrate to Linux

ADMIN

That scared the hell outta me.
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