because it's my preference to install some software packages that way because it's faster/easier than going into Symantec since I know the exact program name
I hope the authors of Synaptic never see this post as they would probably hang themselves after being mistaken for that monster...
Microsofts version of open source is that i develop and they take the code, the credit and the ownership.
Yes, because Microsoft's mode of operation is to steal GPL code and try to claim it's theirs until they get caught, at which point they fess up and pretend it was a mistake. Right... I mean, just look at all the other times they stole GPL code!
If in fact that tool used GPL code, it was just some lazy or dishonest developer who used a bunch of code from the Internet and pretended it was his. No proprietary software company would let that slide. Yes, that includes the company we all love to hate.
Yet, a Chinese dropout can get a manufacturing job, make enough money in ten years to retire in the lifestyle they are accustomed to and call it a life.
Yes, China the land of opportunity. That's why so many Americans are flocking to China to work in shoe factories, and why there are no longer any Chinese immigrants looking for a better life in America.
"You can have my Unix system when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers." -- Cal Keegan