That won't ever work unless your friend was using some brain damaged modem.
I hope that support to X will stay for much longer.
It'd be nice not to repeat the notorious story with KDE v.4.
And, yes, all this bashing with "the old v4.0" is here because our scares done by KDE board still bleed.
It has Microsoft's backing."
It won't work.
Don't complain about lack of options.
It's the right of every man (and woman) to complain about lack of options.
And also about the prohibition of complains. And the prohibition of prohibition of complains.
Ans also from our fathers' fathers' fathers' fathers.
How many surrealists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? One to hold the giraffe and one to fill the bathtub with brightly colored power tools.