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Microsoft: Windows 7 Upgrade Can Take Nearly a Day

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Only Vista (706 comments)

Copy your Steam folder to another hard drive. Install Windows 7. Copy the Steam folder back over to your main drive. Run steam. Log in. You're done.

You read that correctly. You can use Steam without re-running the installer.

more than 4 years ago

First Botnet of Linux Web Servers Discovered

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Ok, so I got the popcorn ready.... (254 comments)

I'm not sure what's worse. The suspected presence of MS astroturfing, which is very difficult to prove. Or, the obvious ramblings of a juvenile Linux zealot with his head up his ass.

Get the fuck off Slashdot and go back to BoycottNovell where that shit belongs.

more than 4 years ago

Why Users Drop Open Source Apps For Proprietary Alternatives

Jamie's Nightmare Re:My experience with Ubuntu (891 comments)

Welcome to Slashdot, home of the angry Linux faggots.

more than 4 years ago

XP Users Are Willing To Give Windows 7 a Chance

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Try Windows 7? (720 comments)

At my karma level I can pretty much say anything I want without worrying about the consequences. More to the point, it's not possible for someone like you to be educated. So I'll simply say, "Fuck you, ignorant asshole", and that feels pretty good.

more than 4 years ago

Linux-Friendly, Internet-Enabled HDTVs?

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Save your money (277 comments)

Browsing the net on the Wii is slow as hell. No thanks, Tom.

more than 4 years ago

A History of Robotron

Jamie's Nightmare Had this one at home. (78 comments)

I have fond memories of this game. Robotron 2084 was one of the first 3 arcade machines my father purchased, used from a local arcade in Burton, Michigan. I don't think I'll ever rekindle the feeling of seeing real arcade machines in the living room. It was a real "Silver Spoons" moment for me.

Our Robotron machine died as a result of the cinder-block sized linear power supply which fried a rectifier and 2 ICs on the main board. Today I still play the game via MAME (solid blue label romset). My current high score is 4,515,850 on the default settings. I actually find the keyboard is far superior to the dual joysticks as they don't cause as much fatigue.

more than 4 years ago

Examining Software Liability In the Open Source Community

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Sure (241 comments)

No, because most people are ignorant and/or stupid. They will often blame Microsoft for any computer problem. Bad hard drive, faulty memory, seized cooling fan? I've heard people blame Microsoft for symptoms that occurred due to these exact problems. I'm sure you would too, simply out of spite.

more than 4 years ago

Goodbye Apple, Hello Music Production On Ubuntu

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Interesting (513 comments)

The article correctly points out that sound recording, editing and mixing is fine on Linux.

Which is bullshit, because doing any audio production on generic hardware is on the top 10 list of things not to do. There's a reason people buy the expensive audio cards. Noise and interference are a huge problem on standard PC audio devices. Even worse if it's on-board audio.

more than 4 years ago

xkcd To Be Released In Book Form

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Is XKCD Shitty Today? (198 comments)

It was shitty from day one. Good job getting fired from NASA, Randall.

more than 4 years ago

Carmack & Mustaine Talk Doom Resurrection For the iPhone

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Quality? (57 comments)

No, the link you provided is how Doom 3 looked for people who were playing the game on the same monitor that came with their first Packard Bell computer from 1992. Even if these monitors could display a proper picture, the idiots using them didn't have a clue as to how to adjust any of the picture settings on the monitor or in the game.

more than 4 years ago

Why Do Hard Drives Keep Getting Bigger?

Jamie's Nightmare Re:It's a mixture of everything (450 comments)

I'm calling bullshit. I mostly do graphic work and the largest program I use is Photoshop CS3, weighing in at 296 MB. What non-game program do you have that uses more than 1 gig of drive space?

more than 4 years ago

Licensing Dispute Threatens Future of Skype

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Wait a minute... (282 comments)

Based on the fact you typed "Windowz" instead of "Windows", you pulled a lot more than just a percentage out of your ass.

more than 4 years ago

Windows 7 vs. Windows XP On a Netbook

Jamie's Nightmare Re:So what? (397 comments)

If Windows 7 catches on, it won't be long before you run across software that refuses to run on XP.

It's common today to find software that won't run on anything older than Windows 2000. That's largely because Windows ME, 98 and 95 were not based on NT. To assume Microsoft would release another NT based operating system that is so radically different that it would spawn "Windows 7 only" software is not only wrong, it's downright asinine.

more than 4 years ago

SFLC Says Microsoft Violated the GPL

Jamie's Nightmare Re:5 words for Microsoft (237 comments)

Liar! Liar! Pants on fire!

Did you just come in from the playground to post that?

about 5 years ago

SFLC Says Microsoft Violated the GPL

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Yeah Yeah, Sure!...That's The Ticket! (237 comments)

Absolutely! The same can be said for Linux users. They are always honest, straightforward, fair, and never act in a hypocritical fashion. That includes all of the companies that make contributions to the kernel itself. Squeaky clean and wholesome, the lot of them.

about 5 years ago

Boycott Novell Takes M$ Astroturf Evidence to FTC

Jamie's Nightmare Re:When the shoe fits ... (5 comments)

The only thing you have going for you is that you married a chick with firebush. She's obviously a stupid bitch if she married you, but she might be fun on a Friday night.

about 5 years ago

Linus Calls Microsoft Hatred "a Disease"

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Um, no (634 comments)

Is Microsoft paying you guys, because clearly there's an active disinformation campaign on /.

Typical Linux zealot and his McCarthy Style bullshit. I long for something new.

about 5 years ago

Linus Calls Microsoft Hatred "a Disease"

Jamie's Nightmare Ut oh (634 comments)

Twitter is going to shit bricks.

about 5 years ago

Windows 7 Pre-Orders Top Vista's In Just 8 Hours

Jamie's Nightmare Re:Preordering Windows? (279 comments)

There is indeed a difference, but the Nyquist-Shannon sampling theorem suggests this difference is as irrelevant as your comment.

about 5 years ago


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