[conspire] Linux program to remove mail from server?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Apr 28 11:15:13 PDT 2005
Quoting Don Marti (dmarti at zgp.org):
> Alternatively, you can make your Linux desktop _more_
> annoying, to balance things out.
I do think that 3D Desktop looks pretty amazing -- but on reflection
don't know whether it would make me seasick over the long term, or
become one of those geegaws like your old Enlightenment desktop that
you started only when company was visiting.
> My favorite way to pick hardware for Linux is to look at the product
> specs pages from the good small Linux box builders. A small company
> will take a big loss if a cheap component fails at a customer site, so
> they're likely to use parts that have current Linux driver writer
> attention, very high reliability, and at least good price/performance.
Even at that, be aware that they'll sometimes recommend equipment that
has some sucky chipsets -- e.g., Broadcom network chips on motherboards
-- that are tolerated because the vendor planned to completely ignore
 "We're not dead yet!" --Rasterman, as translated from 'Strine.
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