Re: [dev] Linux sucks!

From: Peter John Hartman <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 17:50:40 -0400

I beg to differ.

beamer for my slideshows.
ledpar/ledmac for critical editions. (
latex for publications.
perl for searches (stanford encyclopedia of philosophy)
git for collaboration (
antiword to read student papers

and i work in the HUMANITIES, baby.


On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:33:18PM +0100, Guilherme Lino wrote:
> yeah but the true is that a linux desktop is almost useless for a normal
> person
> i remember first time i used ubuntu. i started a openoffice presentation on
> the 4th slide the system was already unusable. And wet back to windows, even
> google docs was better for the job.
> of course latex is cool, vim, dwm, but no one out of the professional field
> of computer sience have the time or patience to learn this unix philosophy..
> --
> Guilherme Lino

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