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A computer is like air conditioning - it becomes useless when you open Windows


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Most of the good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.

Most of the good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.



Talk is cheap. Show me the code.

Talk is cheap. Show me the code.



Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.

Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.



Finnish companies tend to be very traditional, not taking many risks. Silicon Valley is completely different: people here really live on the edge.

Finnish companies tend to be very traditional, not taking many risks. Silicon Valley is completely different: people here really live on the edge.



Bad programmers worry about the code. Good programmers worry about data structures and their relationships.

Bad programmers worry about the code. Good programmers worry about data structures and their relationships.



Backups are for wimps. Real men upload their data to an FTP site and have everyone else mirror it.

Backups are for wimps. Real men upload their data to an FTP site and have everyone else mirror it.



Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.

Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.



What commercialism has brought to Linux has been the incentive to make a good distribution that is easy to use and that has all the packaging issues worked out.

What commercialism has brought to Linux has been the incentive to make a good distribution that is easy to use and that has all the packaging issues worked out.



Only wimps use tape backup. Real men just upload their important stuff on ftp and let the rest of the world mirror it.

Only wimps use tape backup. Real men just upload their important stuff on ftp and let the rest of the world mirror it.



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All operating systems sucks, but Linux just sucks less





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Nor is it strange That after changes upon changes, we are more or less the same

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