Linux made me feel dumb
Feb 02, 2010, 15:33 (3 Talkback[s])
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"It's true. Linux made me feel dumb. It is not a nice feeling to
feel dumb yet I did. Me, the great Locutus who prides himself on
his technical wizardry and knowledge of all things involving
electrons, had to resort to calling a help desk to solve a problem.
The solution of which produced a Homer Simpson style DOH! and the
aforementioned dumb feeling.
"It happened like this. Recently our online banking
authentication procedures changed. For the better I might add.
While these security measures are far more secure they also
prevented me from accessing our joint bank account whenever I
wished. The end result was that I didn't check the account status
often enough and an automatic payment didn't go through. Enough was
enough I shouted out the window at two o'clock in the morning.
After dodging a few smelly shoes and empty beer bottles I decided
to set up my wifes phone to enable it to use the new security