> You get to a point where, even as a born and bred high-level techie, you just want shit to work because you have more important things to do.
--Amen to that. Personally I think the community could benefit from some similar-project integration, if the developers and distro-maintainers could sit down and figure how to work with each other.
> Firefox used to export bookmarks in an HTML file, which even the most casual nerd could edit (maybe I only want part of it, or I want to add to it... whatever). Then it became a JSON file or something
--What are you talking about, man? Firefox 25.0.1 for Linux can still export bookmarks to HTML.
Try Bookmarks \ Show all \ Import \ Export to HTML
> FWIW, I still can't configure GRUB 2 easily.
--I feel like I'm risking replying to a troll here, but perhaps you haven't heard of grub-customizer ?
> Linux does not run well on old hardware, and really doesn't run well anymore (period).
--Yeah, I'm calling BS.
--Deadbeef FTW for Linux