Note: Typed this out last year but never got around to posting it.
I’ve been meaning to install Linux on this notebook for quite some time, and finally got around to it Friday.
I started using Linux back in 2002 with Mandrake, and I loved it. They later renamed it Mandriva, and I kept using it. Then I found out that they were disbanding and patches would stop coming, so I switched to kubuntu, which is Ubuntu with a KDE
I have no control over your karma. If it does take a hit, however, it will likely have more to do with you deliberately confusing two unrelated issues than with any hot topic buttons you may press.
I'm not sure that how one group of people treats another is unrelated to how they feel or respond.
I don't love what Israel is doing with the settlements, but using that in order to claim that Israel is committing war crimes in Gaza, or to try and claim moral equivalence between Israel and Hammas, is simply wrong.
There is a great amount of wrong on both sides, certainly enough to go around. International law also frowns on Collective punishment but that doesn't seem to stop the Israeli government when it suits them. I have not claimed moral equivalence.But it seems strange to be concerned with International law when Hammas is in the wrong but the Israeli government gets a free pass for their crimes or people are even accused of anti-Semitism for simply pointing out when this is the case.
Real Programmers don't write in FORTRAN. FORTRAN is for pipe stress freaks and crystallography weenies. FORTRAN is for wimp engineers who wear white socks.