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Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro

FudRucker it is inevitable (153 comments)

Microsoft is pricing themselves right out of the market more & more

2 days ago
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Western US States Using Up Ground Water At an Alarming Rate

FudRucker Is California populated by idiots!!! (371 comments)

California is sitting next to the largest body of water on the planet, all they need to do is set up some desalination plants to make it potable

4 days ago
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TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes

FudRucker TSA = the USA's Gestapo (702 comments)

they are killing the airline industry, soon nobody will want to fly, years ago before 9/11/2001, once a year i used to fly to miami to spend a week at southbeach or to galveston and rent a motorcycle to ride around on padre island for a week , now i wont go near an airport anymore because i dont want those nazis putting their filthy hands on my body and i dont want to be xrayed with their death machines, so now i just spend my vacation week at home where it is nice and boring, - thanks US Govt you fucking nazis

about three weeks ago
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Exploiting Wildcards On Linux/Unix

FudRucker Re:He could have researched a bit harder. (215 comments)

To turn off wildcard expansion permanently: Utilize the ânoglobeâ(TM) option. To set the ânoglobeâ(TM) option, please execute the below command at the BASH shell: bash-prompt#>set -o noglobe; More often, the requirement is to turn off Path name expansion. This is especially useful if a wildcard is part of an argument to a program. http://ksearch.wordpress.com/2... Use set â"f in such cases. Execute âset â"fâ(TM) as below bash-prompt#>set â"f; To reset the wildcard expansion property of the BASH Shell, execute âset +fâ(TM).

about a month ago
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US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology

FudRucker it will be leaked soon (253 comments)

the federal government cant keep any secrets they are too clumsy, stupid and corrupt to garner loyalty from that many police officers

about a month and a half ago
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Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition

FudRucker Re:with 5 million bucks (253 comments)

no fresh water source>? then bring a distiller or material to build a distiller and make fresh water from seawater, with 5 million bucks you can buy a lot of hardware

about 1 month ago
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Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition

FudRucker with 5 million bucks (253 comments)

buy a nice boat an disappear and dont forget plenty of fishing gear and a shortwave radio-receiver, go find some abandoned Polynesian island with a fresh water source and just retire and forget modern civilization

about 1 month ago
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Driver Study: People Want Fewer Embedded Apps, Just Essentials That Work Easily

FudRucker I agree (148 comments)

GPS indash included in the stereo, and bluetooth so it interfaces with a cellphone

about 2 months ago
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AT&T Charges $750 For One Minute of International Data Roaming

FudRucker thats why i abandoned ATT a long time ago (321 comments)

i did some unusual long distance data and phone calls (all within the USA) and they charged be an insanely exorbitant amount of money and i said "NO!" i am not paying that and canceled their service, they occasionally send me snailmail spam to sign up but NO! dont want some outdated dinosaur company run by greedy old men, fuck ATT they can go to hell, i will never use them again

about 2 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Inspired You To Start Hacking?

FudRucker windows first & linux second (153 comments)

i called what i did "customizing" and never considered it hacking back when win98 was supported i would do registry modifications and do things to strip IE & OE and windows media player out and install my own software, same for Win2k & XP, and i like to keep a custom Linux install because i dont really like what comes out of the box on Linux distros,

about 2 months ago
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Amazon Wants To Run Your High-Performance Databases

FudRucker that would be impossible (142 comments)

since i write my database with a #2 pencil on paper

about 2 months ago
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Study: Stop Being So Cynical, You Could Give Yourself Dementia

FudRucker Quick! sombody tell Alex Jones! (153 comments)

that guy blathers extremely cynical conspiracy theories 24/7/365 and all those poor fools stupid enough to listen are doomed to dementia

about 2 months ago
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Twitter Capitulates To Governments, Censors Users

FudRucker another chop on the tree of freedom (91 comments)

killing free speech on the internet one domain at a time, fuck you twitter i hope you become irrelevant and a truly free speech enabled domain takes your place allowing all users anonymous free speech

about 2 months ago
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Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?

FudRucker i will run E10 or E15 in my pickup truck (432 comments)

because my pickup has fuel injection and the fuel lines and filter is capable of using ethanol dehanced gas, but my motorcycle which has a carburetor and my chainsaw, lawnmower and weedeater all get pure gas without ethanol, there have been too many people that had ethanol mix gum up carburetors and motorcycle enthusiasts are the most vocal about it, just google it

about 2 months ago
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NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121

FudRucker It is all window dressing (208 comments)

they are not going to stop any of that spying, they are going to collect as much data as possible on as many people as possible, either the bill gets watered down to the point that it is useless, or it gets passed but ignored or a work around renders it useless, those fascist kleptocrats are not giving up anything

about 2 months ago
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Americans Hate TV and Internet Providers More Than Other Industries

FudRucker Re:Not me (255 comments)

RE:" A creepy bastard is a creepy bastard"

that is the truth, and especially when they do it for profit, no wonder the rest of the world hates the USA, the politicans and corpirates have raped and murdered across the globe for profits http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

about 2 months ago
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Americans Hate TV and Internet Providers More Than Other Industries

FudRucker yup, its true (for me) (255 comments)

I hate my local cable provider, and Amazon.com comes in a close second, god damn amazon prime made it unpissable to opt out of amazon prime, i went through the motions and jumped through the hoops and they still charged my credit card 70 bucks, i wrote amazon.com a nasty email and they replaced my 70 bucks, one of these days i will cancel my cable TV/internet provider with joy, i will call them up and tell them i am NOT paying them for services anymore and canceling so they can pull the plug any time they want

about 2 months ago

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Spyware used by governments poses as Firefox, and Mozilla is angry

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  about a year ago

FudRucker (866063) writes "Mozilla has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a company that sells spyware allegedly disguised as the Firefox browser to governments. The action follows a report by Citizen Lab, which identifies 36 countries (including the US) hosting command and control servers for FinFisher, a type of surveillance software. Also known as FinSpy, the software is sold by UK-based Gamma International to governments, which use it in criminal investigations and allegedly for spying on dissidents."
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2,000-year-old Greek computer comes back to life

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  more than 5 years ago

FudRucker writes "Watch a working model of the ancient clockwork device that some call the world's first computer.
A mysterious clockwork object made up of numerous meshed cogs that was discovered more than a century ago among the cargo of a Greek shipwreck. Brought back to life with a flash video demonstation.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2008/dec/11/antikythera-first-computer"

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Credit Card companies bully Mythbusters about RFID

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  more than 5 years ago

FudRucker writes "Adam Savage telling the folks at the HOPE hackercon about how the Discovery Channel was bullied by big credit-card companies out of airing a program about how crappy the security in RFID tags is."
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Russian Gang Hijacking PCs in Vast Scheme

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  more than 5 years ago

FudRucker writes "A criminal gang is using software tools normally reserved for computer network administrators to infect thousands of PCs in corporate and government networks with programs that steal passwords and other information, a security researcher has found.

The new form of attack indicates that little progress has been made in defusing the threat of botnets, networks of infected computers that criminals use to send spam, steal passwords and do other forms of damage, according to computer security investigators.

In these examples as well as a range of others, the gang infected a machine belonging to an administrator and then used Microsoft administrative tools to infect all the computers for which that person had responsibility, Mr. Stewart said."

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were going to visit the sun.

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  more than 6 years ago

FudRucker writes "June 10, 2008: For more than 400 years, astronomers have studied the sun from afar. Now NASA has decided to go there.

"We are going to visit a living, breathing star for the first time," says program scientist Lika Guhathakurta of NASA Headquarters. "This is an unexplored region of the solar system and the possibilities for discovery are off the charts.""

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Shooting for Record Books With Firefox 3 Release

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  more than 6 years ago

FudRucker writes "Mozilla on Wednesday started a campaign asking users to pledge to download the next full release of its browser on the day it is available so the release can set a Guinness World Record for the largest number of software downloads in 24 hours."
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FBI: China may use counterfeit Cisco routers

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  more than 6 years ago

FudRucker writes "An FBI presentation states that China has counterfeited Cisco Systems network routers and may be using the equipment to penetrate U.S. government and private sector computer networks. Federal authorities in February seized some 400 counterfeit Cisco Systems knockoffs worth $76 million. The equipment included routers, switches, gigabit interface converters and WAN interface cards."
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Nasa plans landing on 40m-wide asteroid

FudRucker FudRucker writes  |  more than 6 years ago

FudRucker writes "It was once considered the most dangerous object in the universe, heading for Earth with the explosive power of 84 Hiroshimas. Now an asteroid called 2000SG344, a lump of rock barely the size of a large yacht, is in the spotlight again, this time as a contender for the next giant leap for mankind."
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