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Western US States Using Up Ground Water At an Alarming Rate

Barsteward Re:Well let them drink Coca-cola (352 comments)

what do you mix with the coke ingredients to get the liquid part?

yesterday
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UK Cabinet Office Adopts ODF As Exclusive Standard For Sharable Documents

Barsteward Re:Why ODF? (163 comments)

you get the same problem with people using different versions of Office, we've had countless problems with users who have the older versions of Word etc not being able to read the newer formats of DOCs, not only that but different versions of Word can format the same document differently

2 days ago
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Appeals Court Affirms Old Polaroid Patent Invalid

Barsteward Re:Time for communism! (45 comments)

"The trolls are why I come here.The trolls are why I come here." - you need to get out more

about a week ago
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New Mayhem Malware Targets Linux and UNIX-Like Servers

Barsteward Re:How does one detect these things (167 comments)

one other thing it doesn't mention is "how" they detected the numbers of "affected" systems out there

about a week ago
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New Mayhem Malware Targets Linux and UNIX-Like Servers

Barsteward Re:Derp (167 comments)

its PHP that's the problem not linux so i guess it could also affect other systems such as Windows

about a week ago
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New Mayhem Malware Targets Linux and UNIX-Like Servers

Barsteward Re:Infection via PHP web apps (167 comments)

" Not only are Windows machines far more numerous than Linux boxes" - while this is true, if the hackers could do the same to the linux servers that they can easily do to windows desktops, they'd probably get more money because they could hold a vast section of the internet to hostage, e.g. if they hacked Google/Facebook/Amazon etc servers rather than some individual windows desktops. Windows machines are just easy pickings

about a week ago
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X.Org Server 1.16 Brings XWayland, GLAMOR, Systemd Integration

Barsteward Re:Systemd? Not on my system... (224 comments)

you'll have to explain that to me. how does systemd force you to use it? Doesn't init force you to use it if its the system that drives your machine. Is it not because of the distro you chose to install uses systemd? Or are you expecting a choice (like the menu in Grub) to choose between the two systems on how to start your machine?

i'm personally on the fence as i don't know enough about either but as long as my system runs i'm happy but i would like to know more about the real advantages/disadvantages of both before i fall off the fence. All is sounds too personal rather than technical at the moment.

about a week ago
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KDE Releases Plasma 5

Barsteward Re:Love KDE!! (108 comments)

if that's the best you've got to offer, i suggest you do the same flush cycle

about a week ago
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KDE Releases Plasma 5

Barsteward Re:Love KDE!! (108 comments)

any AC who posts like you is an asshole who contributes fuck all to a conversation and is a waste of space. shove your head down the toilet and flush to get all the shit out of it, repeat until the water is clear

about two weeks ago
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KDE Releases Plasma 5

Barsteward Re:So many fails in one interface... (108 comments)

who are the idiots who post crap like this?

"Who are the idiots who designed this crap? Why are they using obscure, 'flat' icons, which mean absolutely nothing? Can't their users READ? As soon as I heard the irritating music, I knew it was going to be yet another fail..."

about two weeks ago
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KDE Releases Plasma 5

Barsteward Re:Fixed what seem like fundamental GUI bugs? (108 comments)

1. check the bug report you posted to see if its fixed. seems a bit of a whinge about nothing though. 2. again, check the bug report you posted to see ifs been fixed. this is a real bug if its real. not experienced it myself

about two weeks ago
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KDE Releases Plasma 5

Barsteward Re:I for one, (108 comments)

it kinda sucks that AC comments get worse, more full of shit, and post from no real experience of the topic at hand

about two weeks ago
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Rocket Scientist Designs "Flare" Pot That Cooks Food 40% Faster

Barsteward Re:Wow. (204 comments)

not sure i'd want to use a Jetboil on my cooker at home as a regular exercise. what's Jetboil like on an electric hob?

about two weeks ago
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When Beliefs and Facts Collide

Barsteward Re:Religion (725 comments)

you were doing quite well until "All your science your religion"

about three weeks ago
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When Beliefs and Facts Collide

Barsteward Re:Not surprising. (725 comments)

fox is a mammal so the chances are very high. you never take on the all the genes of only one of your parents so the selection starts there

about three weeks ago

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ClimateDenial Gate

Barsteward Barsteward writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Barsteward (969998) writes "If these are genuine Heartland internal documents, then the leaked documents are better than the “climategate” e-mails.
If you are a climate denier (or not) then read the list of documents can be found on Skeptical Science //www.skepticalscience.com/denialgate-heartland.html"

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http://www.macrumors.com/2008/09/23/apple-extends-

Barsteward Barsteward writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Barsteward (969998) writes "Now, who would want to be a iPhone developer after this story? You can spend all your waking hours developing a piece of software for the iPhone only to have it rejected because it may be in competition with Apples own offering and then not be able to disclose why it was rejected because your rejection letter is under a NDA... Crack out those iJackboots...."
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Uk Stock Exchange IT system collapses

Barsteward Barsteward writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Barsteward (969998) writes "Quote from Uk Times online "Shares in London are still frozen nearly six hours after trading was suspended due to a "connectivity issue" http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/markets/article4703130.ece Proud boasts from london stock exchange when launched new IT system... "http://www.onwindows.com/Articles/London-Stock-Exchange/814/Default.aspx" best quote... "Reliability is fundamental to the Exchange's value proposition for the market and continues to give its senior managers peace of mind about system uptime.""

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