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You car... of the 50-130 ECU a car produced in the last 20 years has there are Linux systems, I myself am working on an embedded Linux placed in the connectivity ECU, which is now mandatory in the US for the legislastive emergency calls.
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If you purchased that software, for your environment, I think you have a valid point. If the version you got was open source or free without support, you don't. You might complain about the developers professionalism but you did get your moneys worth. Much of Linux software is open source and some developers provide packages for mainstream distros, some don't. If it is free and you want to contribute back (rather than just take), create a package for your environment: Windows, Mac, Linux, whatever and share it back to the project. I think a lot of small Open Source stuff is just "good enough", and escapes.
I especially like it when the fanboys bash something. Linux and iStuff seem to be favorite targets. I guess Windows is next. Not sure what the Internet would be like without Linux and I wonder if the Windows phones would have reached their huge success if not pushed by Android and Apple.. oh, wait.
I have an iPhone because it "talks" to my hearing aids. I have a Windows system that controls surveillance cameras (Blue Iris) and I have a Linux desktop that hosts Windows systems (even W2000) for development. I am happy, I don't hate anything (Well, Windows updates can annoy me).
Have a great day.
If you can keep your head while those about you are losing theirs, perhaps you don't understand the situation.
If it is free and you want to contribute back (rather than just take), create a package for your environment: Windows, Mac, Linux, whatever and share it back to the project.
That's the thing, I never did any C/C++ development so I wouldn't know how.
Spending hours to learn how to do this and installing tooling I'll never use again goes a bit far for my needs and really isn't worth the trouble.
Providing a Windows installer would make this undoubtedly awesome software available to so much more people, which is what it deserves.
Or maybe not, because to be fair, the software's intended user base is C/C++ developers who probably know how to build it
That's basically the argument I was having decades ago with a buddy of mine about Linux (he was a much bigger fan than I ever was).
His argument: The beauty of it is that if something doesn't work, you can fix it yourself!
Mine: This adds no value to the receptionist who just wants her computer to work.
While Linux has improved tremendously, my position's still pretty much the same. I'm a developer, maybe I could fix some of those problems myself, but I just don't have the time or interest to become a Linux kernel expert - I'm trying to solve my own problems, not somebody else's.
I've known Dark Buddha Rising for years, but the recent release of the Waste Of Space Orchestra debut (which also featured the SOTW) has renewed my interest in them.
Members of DBR play in WOSO and Atomikylä, together with members of Oranssi Pazuzu.
Out of those three, DBR sounds most like WOSO: slow, low and heavy doom metal.
And with "only" 15 minutes Ashtakra I is the shortest track on the album.
This stuff isn't for anyone, but if you're into doom metal you can't miss the Dark Buddha!
I don't know what you did, but I got two emails of your message earlier this week, but those were gone.
Then I got an email saying you wrote a message which was somehow deleted, but you asked about my piano lessons and posted some music.
And now I see two separate messages, this one from four days ago while you sent that yesterday.
Something's borked up
Anyway, piano lessons are ehhh... going
I'm trying to finish up To Zanarkand[^] from Final Fantasy X.
The notes are there, but I'm losing too much time moving my hands, making lots of mistakes, etc.
I just started practicing Aerith's Theme[^] from Final Fantasy VII, but it's surprisingly hard
I've seen the guy you posted before, very nice indeed