[brlug-general] question about autostarting mysql daemon on w inxp
matt at enticedbylife.com
Fri Nov 7 08:44:25 CST 2003
Things like this are what is wrong with the world. :-)
michael dolan wrote:
> I've got a windows xp box at home (in addition to a red hat box), and
> I run as much GPL software on it as I can... Thunderbird and Firebird
> and Open Office - oh my!
> I've been steadily moving my wife away from IE and Outlook - I forgot
> to tell her when I made mozilla the default browser and the fire
> breathing monster scared her - she said "I've never seen a virus, but
> this has got to be one."
> I also tried to install open office and mozilla on a windows 2000
> computer at work (I work for a large public flagship university here
> in town), and was told to uninstall them because they were:
> a) a security risk because they were "open"
> b) buggy and prone to break other software because they weren't
> microsoft products
> John Hebert wrote:
>> BTW: Cool beans to you for running free|open source software on Windoze.
>> I'd like to see more people doing so. Is there anybody running or
>> wanting to run free software on M$ Windoze on this mailing list? I say
>> attack M$ on all fronts (OpenOffice is da bomb!).
>> John Hebert
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