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#1 2013-11-10 11:37:32

intoCB
Scatweasel
Registered: 2012-10-25
Posts: 2,393

Express your gratitude

Maybe ChrunchBang is not everyone's cup of tea. What distro is?

However, like many of you I fell in love with #! when I first encountered it, in a way that simply hasn't happened with other distributions.

Why is this? I'm not sure but it may have something to do with the fact that it appears to be a labour of love for the evil genius behind it. He seems to enjoy doing it, to the point that at one time it was a full-time activity for him.

In any case, I feel something very special is provided for us here and so I'd just like to say thank you to Corenominal and Bobobex for something that has brought me a lot of pleasure. Anyone who would like to join me in this and express his/her gratitude is more than welcome.

Thank you.

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#2 2013-11-10 11:56:23

arcum
#! Junkie
From: Belgium
Registered: 2013-06-11
Posts: 276
Website

Re: Express your gratitude

There is something incomprehensible at work here that makes me coming back to crunchbang each and every time... I have no idea  what, but I came from Win 7 > Hackintosh > Crunchbang > Win 7 > Crunchbang > Fedora > Crunchbang > Ubuntu > Crunchbang > Hackintosh > Crunchbang > Win 7 > Crunchbang... So that's my setup in the last two years... Guess I'm a crunchbang fanboy or something - also - whenever I'm at work, working on Win 7, I keep rightclicking hoping the menu will popup... big_smile

Thank you!

Last edited by arcum (2013-11-10 11:57:18)


playtime's over - shit just got real

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#3 2013-11-10 15:21:08

CSCoder4ever
BL Keyboard Troll
From: /dev/zero
Registered: 2013-09-03
Posts: 2,248

Re: Express your gratitude

Crunchbang is my new default Distro I use, I always end up using it, thanks!

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#4 2013-11-11 03:59:08

thredith
Member
From: Bogotá - Colombia
Registered: 2013-10-22
Posts: 10
Website

Re: Express your gratitude

In my case, #! was the perfect excuse to leave Windows behind, and start using Linux. It had a certain je-ne-sais-quoi that made it very appealing, and after testing it in live mode, I just decided that it had to become my main OS.
I would really like to thank its creator, for the wonderful job he's done! It works so smoothly, and it's so clean and uncluttered that using it is a very pleasing and relaxing experience.

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#5 2013-11-11 09:06:58

VDP76
#! Bean Roaster
Registered: 2012-04-12
Posts: 840

Re: Express your gratitude

intoCB wrote:

it appears to be a labour of love for the evil genius behind it.

the best definition for Crunchbang! cool

The concept behind #! (minimalism, Openbox, etc..) is exactly what I need from an OS. Lately I got tired of the software in Debian - too Stable - and moved to Arch, replicating #!. Still, I keep a #! install as a safe /home, just in case something brakes horribly while surfing the bleeding edge...

#! showed me how my OS should be and these forums thought me a lot about Linux, thanks Corenominal and Boobex for realising this!


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#6 2013-11-11 09:26:06

brontosaurusrex
#! Red Menace
Registered: 2012-06-15
Posts: 1,586

Re: Express your gratitude

+1

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#7 2013-11-11 16:29:21

snowpine
#!-a-roo
Registered: 2008-11-24
Posts: 2,982

Re: Express your gratitude

Also thanks to ma & pa nomial for providing this one-of-a-kind discussion forum! big_smile


/hugged

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#8 2013-11-11 17:15:06

vic
#! by Default
From: /grill
Registered: 2009-02-13
Posts: 3,345

Re: Express your gratitude

Yeah, thank you and let`s #!  smile


Time to move on!#

Casual - A nano opera

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#9 2013-11-11 19:19:11

iMBeCil
WAAAT?
From: Edrychwch o'ch cwmpas
Registered: 2012-03-22
Posts: 1,018
Website

Re: Express your gratitude

VDP76 wrote:

#! showed me how my OS should be and these forums thought me a lot about Linux, thanks Corenominal and Boobex for realising this!

+1


Postpone all your duties; if you die, you won't have to do them ..

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#10 2013-11-11 23:38:05

el_koraco
#!/loony/bun
From: inside Ed
Registered: 2011-07-25
Posts: 4,749

Re: Express your gratitude

#! is your typical gateway into hardcore minimalism, a gateway drug so to speak, but attracting cool people only. I've really learned a lot by following The Way. Not that I use any of it anymore (well, I can fix any computer problem I find, so there's that), but you still see me hanging around the forum and middling into people's affairs. .

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#11 2013-11-12 05:49:47

johnraff
nullglob
From: Nagoya, Japan
Registered: 2009-01-07
Posts: 4,011
Website

Re: Express your gratitude

It's still my perfect setup (with just a bit of tweaking).

Thank you Philip!  anmflower.gif


John
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( a boring Japan blog , Japan Links, idle twitterings  and GitStuff )
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#12 2013-11-12 06:10:24

HALO
#! Member
Registered: 2013-10-29
Posts: 69

Re: Express your gratitude

I haven't booted my other partition since I installed #!, I was just going to give it a test run. TBH I didn't get the hype... it was just Debian with openbox... big whoop. But then I couldn't stop using it.

It's computer crack.


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