How did people here learn GUIs

Christopher Chaltain chaltain at
Sat Jul 23 21:20:36 UTC 2016

Interesting. I haven't looked at this much yet. I was assuming it was 
just something like Cygwin, but it's obviously a lot more than that. 
I'll have to go check it out. I doubt it'll make me switch from Ubuntu, 
but it might make those times I have to spend in Windows more palatable.

On 23/07/16 15:44, Sam Hartman wrote:
>>>>>> "Christopher" == Christopher Chaltain <chaltain at> writes:
>     Christopher> Will apt-get really work in Windows? Adding bash
>     Christopher> support is a long way from adding Debian's packaging
>     Christopher> system. This would be great if it were true, but I'm a
>     Christopher> bit skeptical.
> It will.
> I don't know why this is being advertized as bash.  It's sort of like
> calling the GNU operating system Linux--metonymy is a great poetic
> device, but its use in software puzzles.
> However, yes, you get the Ubuntu packaging system and you can download
> and try to install any Ubuntu amd64 package.  Nothing requiring a GUI
> will work, and I suspect there are other interesting gaps in
> functionality.
> But there's a lot more there than bash.
> --Sam

Christopher (CJ)
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