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Ask Slashdot: Stop PulseAudio From Changing Sound Settings?

Truekaiser Re:Pulseaudio is a synthom, It's not to blame. (281 comments)

The difference is that the company behind OSS was using them so they did not have to pay a cent and then turn around and sell the result to customers of UNIX and BSD as a complete drop in sound system.
And at the same time try to get linux users to pay them for using it.

2 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: Stop PulseAudio From Changing Sound Settings?

Truekaiser Re:Pulseaudio is a synthom, It's not to blame. (281 comments)

Yes until 4front tells the linux kernel devs to 'fsck off and thank you for developing our lead software product for unix, for free. oh and btw you're no longer allowed to use OSS anymore.'
Which is what they did with the previous OSS version that was in the kernel.

The only programs that I have encountered that don't work well with alsa without the need for a sound system on top of alsa are the ones with project leads that purposefully don't follow ALSA documentation.
Zsnes and Bsnes are perfect examples.

2 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: Stop PulseAudio From Changing Sound Settings?

Truekaiser Re:Pulseaudio is a synthom, It's not to blame. (281 comments)

They made alsa so they would not be used as free bug testers and squashers like they did when the OSS sound system was in the kernel.

2 days ago
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Stop PulseAudio from changing sound settings ?

Truekaiser Welcome to audio hell. (3 comments)

I myself was forced to install pulseaudio if i wanted to use the linux version of steam. I feel it is not needed as streaming software does a better job than network transparent audio and we did not need yet another audio server with ALSA turning on DMIX by default. But i had to install it nonetheless. since then it's been a constant chore to tweak the number of audio segments and lengths of said segments to get all audio applications to play nicely without stuttering or skin curling noise!

3 days ago
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Google Releases Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK and Nexus Preview Images

Truekaiser Android v 7 (77 comments)

[joke]Announcing the new version of android for 2018. we have moved the entire userland to the 'popular' SystemD userland with the option of user choosing either plain linux kernel and the newly renovated linuxD kernel.[/joke]

3 days ago
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anonabox Kickstarter SUPENDED

Truekaiser took them long enough. (1 comments)

I hope they don't get a cent from their fraud attempt.

3 days ago
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Netflix To Charge More For 4K Video

Truekaiser Re: Thats Fair (158 comments)

Actually netflix is being charged multiple times for same thing.
they pay their isp for a connection to their data centers and now the isp's want them to pay again for a connection to their customers.

about a week ago
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Lennart Poettering: Open Source Community "Quite a Sick Place To Be In"

Truekaiser Not surprised. (993 comments)

Troll dev complaining when he gets trolled?

I do not take people's word for it when they claim serious things like getting actual valid death threats online. If you have one the first thing the police tell you to do is shut up about it in public forums least you scare away the person before they catch them.

about two weeks ago
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Miss a Payment? Your Car Stops Running

Truekaiser Re:Oh good (907 comments)

because if you read the article it mentioned that happening to someone driving on the freeway.

about three weeks ago
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PayPal Integrates Bitcoin Processors BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin

Truekaiser to be fair. (56 comments)

it will be easier for paypal to steal your coins than it will for them to steal money from you.
Because you didn't really think that they were freezing your account for a 'good' reason other than to line their own pockets right?

about a month ago
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Early Reviews of Destiny: Unfulfilled Potential

Truekaiser Re:Borderlands meets Halo (93 comments)

I have watched level playthroughs.
Describing Destiny as the love child of Boarderlands 2 and Halo is pretty apt if you add to it that it takes the worst aspects of both.

It's like Boarderlands 2; except that the bad guys do not drop as much loot of either ammo or weapons, even when you're at a higher level they are bullet spongy so imagine how much more they will be when at or below their level, Guns have ammo pool types but you will run out of ammo faster than borderlands 2, at the end of each mission like Boarderlands 2 you can have one or several gun or item loot chests but the game only gives you 30 seconds to find it and take what you want before being booted back to the mission selection menu, and to get anything decent you have to grind.

It's like halo; except the bad guys are different in name only, the good guys no matter how you can customize their look will look like spartans, Well wait.. no it's just halo by any other name.

about a month ago
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Invasion Of Ukraine Continuing As Russia Begins Nuclear Weapons Sabre Rattling

Truekaiser ww3 (3 comments)

World war 3 here we come..

about a month and a half ago
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What qualifications should the 'driver' of a fully autonomous car need?

Truekaiser Re:Ban them, forever. (301 comments)

Put the car makers under the same strict regulations that the airplane autopilot manufacturers are.
It's the same principle just a different amount of passengers.
four to six instead of fifty +.

about 5 months ago
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New York Times Science Writer Out After Writing Book About Genetics, Race

Truekaiser Pixie dust instead of genes! (1 comments)

>.> so they think pixie dust causes darker skin or the other differences in the 'races' instead of genes or the change in the expression of genes..

about 5 months ago
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F.C.C., In Net Neutrality Turnaround, Plans To Allow Fast Lane

Truekaiser Re:Well, what did we expect? (410 comments)

I did not till tonight.
At&t blocked my access to slashdot because of the posting of that article about their fake fiber roll out.

about 6 months ago
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Square Market Now Accepts Bitcoin

Truekaiser Re:Buy Now (94 comments)

That was $498 dollars worth of dogecoin.

about 7 months ago
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How Facebook and Oculus Could Be a Great Combination

Truekaiser Re:Depends (151 comments)

At least i am thinking it will have you sign up for a facebook account during the driver install.

about 7 months ago

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Topeka Kansas repeals domestic violence law.

Truekaiser Truekaiser writes  |  about 3 years ago

Truekaiser (724672) writes "Facing budget cuts of 10%. By a vote of 7 to 3, the City Council repealed the local law that makes domestic violence a crime to reduce costs. this forces the cost of prosecuting the crime from the district attorney and the state it's self. In response to this and the budget cuts, District Attorney Chad Taylor has refused to prosecute all misdemeanors in Topeka."
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