[sf-lug] Need help with VirtualBox on openSUSE and Feisty (or Gutsy)

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 10:40:48 PDT 2008

Aside from the fact that it goes against FHS, your directory structure,
access levels and security will be all over the place.

On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 10:06 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:

> Quoting Ernest De Leon (edeleonjr at gmail.com):
> > I don't think anyone gets offended per se...it's just pretty funny from
> a
> > 3rd person perspective.  :)
> As I said, *I* find amusing people insisting on interpreting a
> substantive debate as interpersonal soap opera.  That point even made it
> to my Lexicon page, quite a few years ago:
> http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/lexicon.html#moenslaw-debate1<http://linuxmafia.com/%7Erick/lexicon.html#moenslaw-debate1>
>  Moen's First Law of Debate
>    "No matter what the issue, someone will try to turn it into a
>    personality dispute." In part, this is because complex issues become
>    more comprehensible if you convert them into soap opera, however
>    inaccurately.  [...]
> Call me a cynic, but I suspect that relatively few readers of this list
> actually got my point about the reasons why requirements analysis and
> competent system adminstration are essential for preventing a software
> project, especially on *ix, from being a waste of time and a sour
> experience for everyone.  On the other hand, _everyone_ understands the
> concept of a dumb schoolyard brawl.
> Perhaps you can tell me:  Why _is_ it a bad idea to install system
> software in a user's home directory?  (Take your time, but no passing of
> notes with your classmates.)
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Ernest de Leon

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety." - A common 18th Century sentiment
voiced by Benjamin Franklin

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government." - Edward Abbey

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Edmund Burke, English statesman and political philosopher (1729-1797)
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