Factory Ubuntu 8.04 (was Re: Inspiron 1525N notebook ...)

Brian Lavender brian at brie.com
Thu Jul 10 14:17:04 CDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 02:38:31PM -0400, JP Vossen wrote:
> There's an interesting book and some vids on Youtube by a guy named 
> David S. Platt.  The book is _Why Software SUCKS...and what you can do 
> about it_ and the funniest clip is "Why Software Sucks: Geeks Drive 
> Stick Shift Cars" at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAOTTLQ0rlY.  (For 
> the record, I insist on a stick shift (TL 6-speed), and am bitterly 
> disappointed that a) we now own a minivan *at all* and b) they aren't 
> available with a stick. :)

2002 Celica GT-S. 6 speed short throw. :) I just need to change the
computer to get that extra 600 rpm before redline. 8400 vs 7800.

How many big rig trucks have automatics? None?

Brian Lavender

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