[simpits-chat] Tech...

Matt Bailey simpits-chat@simpits.org
Mon, 24 Feb 2003 01:02:28 -0500

Compiling stuff is a pain for non-programmers like myself......I have 
probably less than a 30% success rate. :( It's to the point where if I see a 
program I want but it's only distributed as source, I often don't bother.

	-Matt Bailey

On Monday 24 February 2003 00:34, you wrote:
> > Heh, I would all the time, if someone could manage to overcome the whole
> > "it takes 2 days to get even the simplest program installed and running
> > problem." That's why I finally gave up, the tiniest little thing I wanted
> > to run took WAAAAY to much work to get running properly. The only reason
> > I lasted as long as I did was because I had someone knowledgable helping
> > me out all the time. I want to be able to run my computer without having
> > a degree in the OS first ;)
> Dude.  What a *lame* excuse.  Unix is _very_ easy to use.  What did you do
> before Windows?  Stare at the C:\> prompt and tremble?
> What were you trying to install?
> g.