[oclug] Evolution problem
Francis J. A. Pinteric
linuxdoctor at linux.ca
Mon Jun 16 10:39:37 EDT 2003
On Sun, 15 Jun 2003 18:28:44 -0400 (EDT)
"David F. Skoll" <dfs at roaringpenguin.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jun 2003, Jack wrote:
> > /rant on
> > I *hate* that Linux is becoming more like MS Windows and less like
> > Unix evey day.
> So don't use Evolution. There are plenty of other mail readers out
> there. I've tried many of them, but still end up returning to Pine.
> I avoid both GNOME and KDE for precisely the reason you mention in
> your rant.
There are plenty of other programmes out there so there are alternatives
to Evolution. I use Sylpheed-claws as my mail client and it does
everything I need it to do. I don't use word processors at all and stick
to good old groff, although this past weekend I've decided to play arou
d with LaTeX (using Lyx) and I'm favourably impressed with that. But
TeX is still to slow for me. In a pinch I'll use OpenOffice, but I
really don't need it.
I generally use small and fast tools rather than big, bulky and slow
ones. The Unix philosphy reigns supreme with me, and I rarely need to
Perhaps you should cultivate that attitude and call it "Smart
Computing." Sounds like a theme for an OCLUG presentation to me....
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