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Why?

By the way, is using an older kernel bad?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Of course not. One week ago it was the latest thing. Usually security updates are more important than just some bugfixes.

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Can it interfere with the speed?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Linux they say is lightning fast. How can you improve on that?

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Light has a finite speed.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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My point is that linux loves to update every 20 seconds. Sooner or later there will be an update that does not gel with the current configuration.

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Poor typing caught you again...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Nope, gel is a word.

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but it cannot be used interchangably with get

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Get is not the word I wanted. Gel in this case is slang, it means will not mix.

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Is elementary OS Luna a better option or Bodhi?

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I do not think there is a significant difference between about 100 distros of linux.

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Okay.

Do you know what a "mandatory xkcd refference" is?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Mandatory? xkcd? Reference? Icimasu.

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http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/81903/why-does-stack-overflow-ask-for-birthday-in-format-yyyy-mm-dd#comment611201_81903

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Okay, it is a birthday. How does that relate?

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You did not see the comment.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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ErikHeemskerk's comment? What about it?

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He knows what an XKCD refference is

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, and why is that important?

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Because it is about math and philosophy.

What does 'liberal arts major' mean?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Someone who has never heard of math.

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Such people exist?

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Yes, most people here majored in it. The result

1 -> 29.

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Does it mean replace 1 by 29?

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