Beta

Slashdot: News for Nerds

×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

Extinct Ibex Resurrected By Cloning

Tribbin Evil clone (238 comments)

Recognized by the goatee

more than 4 years ago
top

Bomb-Proof Wallpaper Developed

Tribbin That pattern... (388 comments)

That pattern will be sooo 2012.

more than 4 years ago
top

Some Early Adopters Stung By Ubuntu's Karmic Koala

Tribbin Why did they adopt early? (1231 comments)

What features do these early adopters badly need that is made available through this fresh release?

Even a fresh debian-stable release needs a cool-down period before running it on anything but hobby or non-mission-critical computers.

You'd expect quirks to come up on anything that is released to a wide public for the first time, being it windows, linux, a media-player, an instruction manual, ...

more than 4 years ago
top

Canonical Halts Ubuntu CD Free-for-all

Tribbin Re:Well just download the ISO. (324 comments)

Somehow the printed CD was a LOT more convincing for my friends to take it serious and give it a try.

more than 4 years ago
top

Microsoft Poland Photoshops Black Guy To White One

Tribbin Reason (964 comments)

Money, marketing... tells more about what they think is appealing to people in Poland.

more than 3 years ago
top

Nielsen Recommends Not Masking Passwords

Tribbin And the answer is ... (849 comments)

Public key authentication

Oh how the world could be with broader support. Imagine logging in on all your web-based application with no password.

more than 4 years ago
top

Bing Gets Porn Domain To Filter Explicit Content

Tribbin Re:How does Microsoft define what is 'explicit'? (200 comments)

"I doubt computer vision has reached the stage when it's easy to identify a nude."

Or even more so; even a human can't sometimes tell the difference between a guy and a gal, until it's too late and your excitement is ruined.

more than 5 years ago
top

I'll keep my castle secure primarily with ...

Tribbin water / pointy objects (828 comments)

The rest you might run out of.

more than 5 years ago
top

Most vital body part / system?

Tribbin Brain and Genitalia (480 comments)

Brain and Genitalia,

Can't enjoy genitalia without the brain.

more than 5 years ago
top

Steve Bourne Talks About the History of Sh

Tribbin Re:Real history. (232 comments)

*BASH*

more than 5 years ago
top

The Secret Lives of Ubuntu and Debian Users

Tribbin Re:Maybe they ought to change those options... (501 comments)

Makes me think, how many debian users agree to install popularity-contest during installation? Also, it's probably a specific type of debian user that agrees to do so, with many other defaults kept.

more than 5 years ago
top

Inventor Builds Robot Wife

Tribbin Re:Two responses: (469 comments)

A human wife has an off-switch too, it's located pretty deep tough.

more than 5 years ago
top

In my life, I've filed ...

Tribbin Duplicates (310 comments)

I posted many bugreports, but half of them where 'duplicates of', even though I tried to search for the bug I was filing.

more than 5 years ago

Submissions

top

Tribbin Tribbin writes  |  more than 7 years ago

Tribbin (565963) writes ".
Disable init of a service under linux:

- X front-end (services-admin)
- ncurses font-end (sysv-rc-conf)
- terminal front-end (update-rc.d)
- Uninstall the package
- chmod a-x /etc/init.d/
- Edit the initscript
- Any of the above will do
- Reinstall the distribution
- Let somebody else do it
- Other
- This poll has way too many options"

Journals

Tribbin has no journal entries.

Slashdot Account

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?

Don't worry, we never post anything without your permission.

Submission Text Formatting Tips

We support a small subset of HTML, namely these tags:

  • b
  • i
  • p
  • br
  • a
  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>
Create a Slashdot Account

Loading...