[BALU] guiless server

andrew at asi-web.com andrew at asi-web.com
Thu Apr 26 14:53:03 CDT 2007


For some reason, this conversation reminded me of this little gem.  It's from
techtales.com.  Interesting site.

> I recently saw a programmer type "win" at the "MS-DOS" (YES, HE CALLED THE
> CONSOLE "MS-DOS") of a Linux workstation to start "the graphics mode".
>
> When I told him that he should type 'startx' (this is the command on most
> distros), he started to blame me "I AM A PROGRAMMER, I KNOW WHAT I'M DOING".
>
> I wish that I had created a shell script named 'win' that actually does 'rm -
> rf /'...

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