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2 Displays and 2 Workspaces With Linux and X?

Markspark Re:gnome is just fine. (460 comments)

this is not the case for me, and i also use 9.10 with Nvidia drivers. I use the twinview settings.

more than 4 years ago
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In Britain, Better Not Call It Bogus Science

Markspark Re:Obligatory Bogus First Post ... (754 comments)

this sounds like statistics 101.. nothing can ever be proven.. :) (statistically anyway)

more than 5 years ago
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Pirate Party Wins At Least One European Parliament Seat

Markspark Re:Bravo! (674 comments)

actually a lot of people voted on the pirate party to protect civil liberties and personal rights. (I did for an example)

more than 5 years ago
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The Great Ethanol Scam

Markspark Re:Don't blame me, (894 comments)

yeah, and you got it completely backwards, what he says is that all cars run on some degree of ethanol mixed gasoline, but some cars run on pure ethanol. Nowhere does the wiki article refute his claim.

more than 5 years ago
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Locking Down Linux Desktops In an Enterprise?

Markspark Re:MOD PARENT UP (904 comments)

dude, what have you been smoking? hook me up with some of that..

on a side note though, the first account you create will be the admin, and therefore have sudo access, however the following accounts will not have sudo access. and this can be easily remedied, and will be if you're setting up a lot of boxes.

more than 5 years ago
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A New Way To Produce Hydrogen

Markspark Re:Recycling aluminum (204 comments)

You do have a point about the infrastructure needs that rise with new energy carriers such as biogas or hydrogen, but solid oxide fuel cells can run on hydrocarbons or hydrogen, and thereby is a viable option for using biogas as a intermediary carrier, and later shifting to hydrogen if the technology gets advanced enough.

more than 5 years ago
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Pirate Bay Day 3 — Defense Requests Dismissal

Markspark Re:if you think it's over... (685 comments)

that, and the small detail, that in Sweden, we don't have a jury system in the courts. We have Nämndemän, which are appointed by the political parties.

more than 5 years ago
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Mars Winds Clean Spirit's Solar Panels Again

Markspark Re:Math? (269 comments)

the 180Wh is what it uses regardless. So the increase from 210 Wh in to 240 Wh in makes for a doubling of expendable energy.

more than 5 years ago
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TrapCall Service To Bypass Caller ID Blocking

Markspark Re:I don't get it ?? (399 comments)

now they can't call and whine without the person on the receiving end knowing who to blame.

more than 5 years ago
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Batteries To Store Wind Energy

Markspark as a sailor (275 comments)

i would have to say that it always blows in the day, however in the evenings and during the night there is seldom any wind.

more than 4 years ago
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New Contest Will Seek the Best "I'm Linux" Video

Markspark Re:Novell already did this (460 comments)

ofcourse it is! I thought it was common knowledge that there was no internet prior to Internet Exploder?

more than 5 years ago
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British Royal Navy Submarines Now Run Windows

Markspark Re:How deep? (725 comments)

and there you're correct. but still, the proportional error is ~5 times bigger when measuring 24 times. And i do believe the keyword here is proportional, ofcourse if you have a 1% measurement error, it doesn't amount to much, but if you make it 5%, all of a sudden you're off. Congrats on a nice course.

more than 5 years ago
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British Royal Navy Submarines Now Run Windows

Markspark Re:How deep? (725 comments)

you my good sir obviously have not taken a class in statistics, as clearly, measuring 24 times would make for a huge margin of error. Better to grab a 2m "yardstick" and measure twice, and cut at a total of 2.5146 m

more than 5 years ago
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Are Biofuels Still Economically Feasible?

Markspark Re:They never were (186 comments)

actually, i would recommend neither. Competing with fuel is just a bad idea, and can lead to food shortage in poor parts of the world. A More feasible solution is celluloic ethanol, i.e. from wood, corn stover, hemp and biogas (methane) from farms. but still this is nowhere near enough, and we need to change the way we think about transportation. And i can't believe that people still argue that there's no global warming. It's sort of like arguing that the earth is 6000 years old..

more than 5 years ago
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What Restrictions Should Student Laptops Have?

Markspark Re:none (1117 comments)

sort of the same thing happened to me, and this was a result of a truce after me changing all backgrounds to a girl and a goat getting it. Hey i was 15, it was ok to be immature, and they had crazy lockdowns. Which they agreed to remove.

more than 5 years ago
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The Best Burglar Alarm In History

Markspark Re:Must be a slow news day, this is old (137 comments)

because we're sad that it wasn't a frag grenade, and that it didn't go of? that'd made my christmas.

more than 5 years ago
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My top-level book organization is based on ...

Markspark Re:Missing option (423 comments)

yeah, me too, except it's all in some random order, and i always have to search when i need something.

more than 5 years ago
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When Teachers Are Obstacles To Linux In Education

Markspark Re:Let's cut the conspiracy theory (1589 comments)

hehe, when reading the posts, i can't help but starting to wonder is this just a troll, or are there really so stoopid people?

more than 5 years ago

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