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Steve Ballmer: Linux Bigger Competitor than Apple

f Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer had some interesting things to say yesterday about which companies Microsoft sees as its competitors in the client operating system space. You’d think Apple was their number one competitor – and you’d be wrong. Microsoft sees two other competitors as their primary adversaries. Read The Rest

Give Up Internet‘s Note

“Mac OS” runs only on Macs, Linux runs on everywhere and is gaining traction with Microsoft’ top hardware partners.

Give Up Internet‘s Decision

Ballmer is right.

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In Change We Believe in But Microsoft. | “Linux” censored on Xbox Live Caught [PIC]

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In Change We Believe in But Microsoft. | “Linux” censored on Xbox Live Caught [PIC]

Your motto contains a word or phrase that isn’t allowed. Please Try Again

Give Up Internet‘s Note

If you type “porn” submit motto, and if you delete “porn” and replace with “linux without clicking on “submit”, you can get the same screen i think.  But it can’t be surprising to me if this is real.

Awesome and Funny Technology Quotes | Windows Linux Provisions

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Be yourself.
Especially, do not feign respect for technical incompetence.
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Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.
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Oh, and we just set fire to your desktop.
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BYTE editors are people who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then
carefully print the chaff.
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To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.
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To err is human… to really foul up requires the root password.
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Alan Turing thought about criteria to settle the question of whether
machines can think, a question of which we now know that it is about
as relevant as the question of whether submarines can swim.
— Dijkstra
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Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
– Andy Finkel, computer guy
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Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
— Rich Kulawiec
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As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
— Weisert
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Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.
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HOST SYSTEM NOT RESPONDING, PROBABLY DOWN. DO YOU WANT TO WAIT? (Y/N)
HOST SYSTEM RESPONDING, PROBABLY UP…
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How much net work could a network work, if a network could net work?
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I am a computer. I am dumber than any human and smarter than any administrator.
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“Nuclear war can ruin your whole compile.”
— Karl Lehenbauer
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Linux — the OS for the Renaissance Man
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One picture is worth 128K words.
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The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to
hang yourself. And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.
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Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot.
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Those parts of the system that you can hit with a hammer (not advised)
are called hardware; those program instructions that you can only curse
at are called software.
— Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes: Technological
Literacy for the 1990’s.
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The difference between Microsoft and ‘Jurassic Park’:
In one, a mad businessman makes a lot of money with beasts that should be
extinct.
The other is a film.
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The gates in my computer are AND, OR and NOT; they are not Bill.
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“Nobody will ever need more than 640k RAM!”
— Bill Gates, 1981
“Windows 95 needs at least 8 MB RAM.”
— Bill Gates, 1996
“Nobody will ever need Windows 95.”
— logical conclusion
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Windows 98: Not Plug & Play, but Bug & Pay!
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Q: How many IBM CPU’s does it take to execute a job?
A: Four; three to hold it down, and one to rip its head off.
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Those who can’t write, write manuals.
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Don’t trouble trouble until trouble troubles you…
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import xmlrpclib
srv = xmlrpclib.Server(‘http://www.microsoft.com/’)
for employee in srv.MainDepartment.personnel(): srv.fireEmployee(employee)
— found in Python XML-RPC example
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Q: What’s tiny and yellow and very, very, dangerous?
A: A canary with the super-user password.
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System going down at 5 this afternoon to install scheduler bug.
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Never trust a computer you can’t repair yourself.
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