Linux Ready for Prime Time?

Colin Marquardt colin.marquardt at
Tue Jun 20 19:09:19 PDT 2000

* seank  <seank at> writes:

> Sean: "Ok, Mom, first log on as root."

No. *You* do it, with ssh from home. You have the possibility of
remote administration, and that without Back Orifice.

> Sean: "Now you have to mount your floppy."

mtools. Or automount. Or gmc (not sure if KDE has something similar).

> Mom (answer 2): "How dare you speak that way to your mother!"


> Take 3:

> Mom: "My mouse is plugged in but it's not working."

> Sean: "Ok, do a long listing of /dev/cua* and tell me what the
> permissions are ..."

Hey, that must have been a loooooong time ago.

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