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Thursday, February 22 2018 @ 04:04 AM CET

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Why Linux X Windows Suck!

Unix GNU/LinuxI have always hated X Windows, IMHO it has always sucked and judging from the state of it today I guess this won't change.

I use Mac OS X as my workstation of choice and Linux as my server of choice and absolutely loathe Windows but X Sucks, before Mac OS X I used an Atari STE for GUI applications!

I just installed Portable Ubuntu and I load up gvim, I get:

[pubuntu 10:48 /home/pubuntu] gvim
Xlib: extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "10.0.2.2:0.0".
Xlib: extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "10.0.2.2:0.0".

Then I run less on my Dutch Dictionary and I get this:

aanbeveling (v -en) recommendation; ook: = aanbevelingsbrief, aanbevelingslijst;
<B7>kennis van Frans strekt tot aanbeveling knowledge of French (will be) an advantage;
<B7>het verdient aanbeveling it is to be recommended, it is advisable;
<B7>op aanbeveling van... on the recommendation of...

Why are these characters not displayed ? And why are they displayed correctly when viewed with vim ?

Does this suck or what ?

You don't get this kind of thing with Mac OS X... Or probably Windows for this matter!
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THINGS TO SAY WHEN STRESSED AT WORK

Funny1. Okay, okay! I take it back. Unfuck you.
2. You say I'm a bitch like it's a bad thing?!
3. How many times do I have to flush before you go away?
4. Well this day was a total waste of make-up.
5. Well aren't we a bloody ray of sunshine?
6. Don't bother me, I'm living happily ever after.
7. Do I LOOK like a fucking people person!
8. This isn't an office. It's HELL with fluorescent lighting.
9. I started out with nothing, I still have most of it left.
10. I pretend to work, they pretend to pay me.