scorp123 wrote:Ha ha ha ... I too already got into trouble like that because some people tend to totally misunderstand my sarcasm from time to timemarcus0263 wrote:Lighten up Dude! I guess some just don't have a sense of humor
I guess our tolerance levels of what we consider "harsh" and "totally unfriendly" are a good bit higher? I mean forums like this one here aren't just "black & white" (friendly or unfriendly), there are very fine nuances of grey between "making a joke not meant in earnest", "making a somewhat mean sarcastic remark", "being downright awful", "being a forum troll and deserving a kick + ban", "being a real-life total ar**hole and deserving to be struck by lightning in the balls where it really hurts" ... I guess some people don't know these nuances (yet)? Oh well ... give them time. More time in forums like this one and they will get used to it I guess? Yet another learning curve for them to master ...marcus0263 wrote:Guess people don't understand Unix Geek Humor ..... Oh Well
Groklaw wrote:" ... A few weeks ago, deciding that his old computer was now too slow, he bought a new one, with some sort of Ultimate version of Windows Vista. I helped him set it up, but things did not go at all smoothly. He was not impressed with Vista. He ended up paying me about $120 for my time and effort (hidden costs of Vista?). Within a few weeks of using Vista, he gave up with it and returned to XP, on his old, crawling machine.
Today, he came up with an interesting theory as to why Windows gets slower and slower with time: it's so that people will end up buying new computers with new versions of Windows. ...."
I preformed the modification described herein, and I think it speeds things up somewhat; maybe giving a more solid connection.
However, I note that it slows the boot-up time, to reach a working desktop, in particular from the time you log in till your desktop shows up.
There is in between these two points a long time of black screen, with only the mouse pointer showing.
Is this normal in this case, or can this situation be overcome in someway.Anyone who is in the know please advise.
Linux Mint sure is a smooth working distro.
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