phil wilson :: a geek commodity

9:50 AM

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Friday, September 12, 2003

Two computers. One monitor. The tale of a boy and his operating system, separated by fate.

My machine, four and a half years old. Creaking.
My girlfriend’s machine, a year old, blisteringly quick.

My machine, Win XP Pro and Linux
My girlfriend’s machine, Win XP Home.

Me: Slackware Live CD
Slackware Live CD: Good, needs more apps.

Me: Gnoppix Live CD
Gnoppix Live CD: in German.

Me: Changes language to English
Gnoppix Live CD: in German.

Me: Cries.