[arch-general] How to take screenshot of ring switcher ?

Nilesh Govindarajan lists at itech7.com
Fri Apr 30 03:57:41 CEST 2010

On 04/30/2010 12:19 AM, Xavier Chantry wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 8:03 PM, Nilesh Govindarajan<lists at itech7.com>  wrote:
>> I know this is a silly reason, but this is the general trend I've observed
>> dealing with people in real life and on the internet. They fear from using
>> Linux because they think it has no GUI or it is bad.
> Well that's not completely wrong.
> Tell me how many people install/use/maintain an Arch system without
> ever touching the command line ?
> The kde+qt vs gnome+gtk separation doesn't help either for having a
> coherent and consistent GUI experience.
> Even Ubuntu documentation contains some occasional commands lines,
> e.g. random example :
> https://help.ubuntu.com/9.10/keeping-safe/C/firewall.html#id2774297
> A lot of ubuntu guide/tutorial often relies on the command line as well.
> However all the big distrib have indeed made a lot of effort to
> provide more and more GUI for every aspect of the system, and it
> improved a lot in the last years. I don't know if a stupid compiz
> effect is a good illustration of that progress, but well.
> Anyway while it's true you can do a lot via a GUI on
> ubuntu,fedora,suse,etc nowadays, what would Linux be without its great
> and powerful CLI ?
> I spend a lot of times every day using a linux terminal, and I just
> love it. I miss it a lot every time I am forced to use windows.

I am so used to the command line that even in virus infected Windows 
systems when I have to copy files from a pen drive to the disk because 
the explorer won't copy them I have the habit of typing 'ls' at cmd.exe 
prompt !

Nilesh Govindarajan
Site & Server Administrator
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