[linux-elitists] GNOME still > you

Eugen Leitl eugen@leitl.org
Mon Oct 11 22:04:24 PDT 2004

On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 01:08:32PM +1000, Martin Pool wrote:

> GNOME (and Ubuntu) allow Linux users who might otherwise switch to Mac

Ubuntu has x86_64 support, too. Tried it yesterday, but landed in a minimal
system (no X) after some errors in install.

> OS to stay on Linux.  Opinions may vary on whether that's a good

What's wrong with using several operating systems?

> thing.  The general direction seems similar, though GNOME allows more
> options: if you want to run wmi then you can.

Apropos of nothing, does anyone know whether ATIs announcement to offer much
better driver support in near future is pure vapor? Right now nVidia's
drivers seem to offer a significant performance advantage.

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