On Tuesday 17 February 2009 06:12:51 Jay Mistry wrote: > >> > Linux bloat continues unabated. > >> > >> ---- > >> I think... > >> > >> - that you would have to have kde-pim package installed to bloat here > >> > >> - agreed on bloat but considering that my Acer Aspire One is 10 Gb > >> Windows installation and 5 Gb Fedora 10 and I have a lot more 'stuff' > >> installed in Fedora. > > > > Agreed. My other laptop has to dual-boot with XP. However, I only > > require it for one application. I partitioned it with 8GB for XP system > > (no data) and to my surprise the most basic install filled it to danger > > point. I could certainly run a modern linux distro, with more > > applications, in the same space. > > > > More importantly, in linux, if you think something does install too much, > > you do have a choice. > > > > Anne > > Looking at KDE 4.2, which seems to have sacrificed functionality for > good looks & an enhanced (but difficult to navigate & configure > interface), it seems a part of Linux seems to be moving the Windows > way (re: Vista's complex operation, non-intuitive functions & the > 'aero' interface) ... choice in Linux seems to be going the Redmond > way (probably an overstatement, but now may be a good time for a > check). > I am so sick of this stuck record. It has been refuted so many times by so many users, it's simply not worth answering any more. > Hope the next OO.org will not present us a telly-tubby look with a > 'ribbon'. > And what has OOo got to do with KDE 4.2? Don't bother to answer. Come back when you have a genuine question. Anne
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