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Re: [solved] Re: How to uninstall Emacs?


From: Jim Diamond
Subject: Re: [solved] Re: How to uninstall Emacs?
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:53:53 -0300
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On 2015-04-19 at 20:35 ADT, Bob Proulx <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jim Diamond wrote:
>> Bob Proulx wrote:
>> > VirtualBox on GNU/Linux is not very good.  It was declared
>> > unsupportable by the Linux kernel folks a while back.[1] I don't
>> > think that situation has changed.
>> >   [1] http://phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=OTk5Mw
>> 
>> That is almost 5 years old.  Don't you think it is a bit irrelevant to
>> the current year?
> As I said, "I don't think that situation has changed."  My own
> experiences with it have not been great either.
Sorry to hear that.  Perhaps there is something peculiar about your
system or your usage.

> If you have other experiences with it to report then that is great.  I
> would much rather hear that things are working wonderfully rather than
> that things are in a sorry state.

>> FWIW I use virtualbox (Linux host, mostly Linux guests) regularly and
>> haven't seen any problems I can even tenuously connect to it.
> That is wonderful.  I will note this down as one person with good
> recent experiences with it.  :-)
Infinitely better than none, I suppose.


>> The mileage of people still living in 2011 may vary.
> There are a lot of moribund projects on the net.  If they don't get
> care, love, and attention then they stay that way and a few years
> means nothing.  Adding years does not magically fix things.  Adding
> care and effort fixes things through the sweat of the brow.  Years
> without effort means nothing.
Are you somehow implying that virtualbox is not actively being
maintained?  Perhaps if you peruse
        https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog
you will change your mind.

                                Jim


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