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Outlining Thin Linux

Gothmolly So why systemd? (148 comments)

If you dont have hotplug hardware with its udev nonsense, and you don't have a GUI, and your users don't log in interactively to the OS, why do you need systemd and all its crap? init + an rc script to launch $YOUR_APP and you're done.

8 hours ago

Trouble In Branson-Land, As Would-Be Space Tourists Get Antsy Over Delays

Gothmolly Elon Musk trolling (76 comments)

Of course Memedot has to trash Branson, a businessman, over Musk, a trendy-named dotcom guy with a penchant for electric cars.


Fork of Systemd Leads To Lightweight Uselessd

Gothmolly Ah, Moronix (447 comments)

The bastard child of a trashy hardware site (i.e. not Anandtech, maybe TH or one of the other lamer ones) and OSNews. Did they round out the article with meaningless, unlabelled graphs?

2 days ago

Why a Chinese Company Is the Biggest IPO Ever In the US

Gothmolly Just what we need, more chinese crap (190 comments)

Hooray, getting more plastic knockoff versions of things, produced by slaves (hint: Communism doesn't treat people kindly), with zero regard for the environment, and shipped halfway across the planet.

3 days ago

Canadian Regulator Threatens To Impose New Netflix Regulation

Gothmolly millions of dollars (319 comments)

And that's the root of it. The socialist hatred of profit.

3 days ago

Obama Presses Leaders To Speed Ebola Response

Gothmolly 3000 carriers (221 comments)

When those 3000 dudes come home, and go back through the major US airports, back to their families distributed across the country, and THEN spread the disease, it's going to be awesome.

Never wasting a good crisis, the President and administration will use this as an opportunity for massive federalization of health care and private sectore business.

5 days ago

Torvalds: No Opinion On Systemd

Gothmolly Only adds complexity (380 comments)

As a RHEL server admin, the only thing I see systemd adding is complexity. Do a fresh install and compare it to RHEL5 or 6, and you have way more stuff running, new start/stop methods for init scripts, weird NTP replacements, and a bunch of stuff that you don't need. Then you go and install your app, or something like Postfix (because you're building a mail server). Why do you need parallel boot? udev hotpluggery? a "logind" process?

5 days ago

What To Expect With Windows 9

Gothmolly Stick with Win7 (541 comments)

Why upgrade, Windows7 does everything I need.

about a week ago

Developing the First Law of Robotics

Gothmolly I, Robot (165 comments)

The real one.

Read it.

Fear it.

about a week ago

Ask Slashdot: What To Do After Digitizing VHS Tapes?

Gothmolly This is why digital sucks (268 comments)

Stone tablets from Babylon are still readable because analog degrades gracefully.

Want real long-term storage? Write them to analog tape again.

about a week ago

Chrome For Mac Drops 32-bit Build

Gothmolly Re:About time (129 comments)

You do realize that HTML5 and the bitness of a CPU are orthogonal, right?

about a week ago

Indian Mars Mission Has Completed 95% of Its Journey Without a Hitch

Gothmolly Better reboot it just before landing (116 comments)

You know, just to be sure. Dear Friend, Please do the needful and report back, we'll close this ticket for now.

about a week ago

Ask Slashdot: Advice On Building a Firewall With VPN Capabilities?

Gothmolly Trust me, buy something (238 comments)

"I'm a novice Linux/BSD user..."

Buy something, it will Just Work and work well.

about two weeks ago

Is It Time To Split Linux Distros In Two?

Gothmolly systemd false flag (282 comments)

This guy is an idiot, and by mocking him, you end up advocating for systemd.

Exactly as was intended.

about two weeks ago

Fedora To Get a New Partition Manager

Gothmolly dbus interface? (170 comments)

Will it have a dbus interface, and run as PID 1?

about two weeks ago

Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola

Gothmolly They didn't build that (105 comments)

ZMapp is produced by a private firm. By effectively socializing its production, Obama can say "they didn't build that".

about two weeks ago

How the Outdated TI-84 Plus Still Holds a Monopoly On Classrooms

Gothmolly plain old 'scientific' calculator ? (359 comments)

I still own a 'scientific' calculator that I bought in 1983, and it took me all the way up through Physics, Statics, Dynamics and Thermodynamics courses in a rather fine Engineering college. What do these fancy graphing calculators offer that paper and pencil + a decent scientific calculator can't ?

about three weeks ago

Combating Recent, Ugly Incidents of Misogyny In Gamer Culture

Gothmolly Astroturfing for Hillary Clinton (1134 comments)

First articles here, then a new policy on Fark, and now yet another story about misogyny. It's a constant, subtle pressure in the background for Millenials that women are oppressed... so they'll march right to the polls in 2016. Just like if you opposed Barack Obama you were automatically a racist, by 2016 if you have any objections to Hillary Clinton, you'll be shouted and blogged down as a misogynist.

Like a kid asking for just 5 more minutes of TV time, or a 20 year long constant nagging for socialized medicine, eventually you chip away at the resolve of the unaware and get what you want.

about three weeks ago

Ask Slashdot: Linux-Friendly Desktop x86 Motherboard Manufacturers?

Gothmolly Phoronix = fail (294 comments)

It's the OSNews of the 21st Century.

Buy Gigabyte, their shit is rock solid.

about three weeks ago



Gothmolly Gothmolly writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Gothmolly (148874) writes "Love them or hate them, the GNAA (no link) are as much a part of the Internet as AYBABTU, or the Ha Ha Guy, or Natale Portman. Recently, Wikipedia deleted the entry for the GNAA, the stub page can be found here. Note that AYBABTU and the Ha Ha Guy both have articles, and are similar in scope (Internet memes). Since Wikipedia's Chinese site is different, and article subjects frequently clean up their own articles, is this just another internal-cleanup job by Wikipedia, or is Wikipedia trying to account for taste?"


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