Windows 7 RCs Shut Down To Force Updates
Can we please get a Geek Tough-Talk moderation? This guy gets a five from me.
First Look at Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Beta
As someone who has moved from a company that uses Exchange to a company that uses Lotus Notes, I can say for absolute certain that I would do almost *anything* to be using Exchange again. Without exception, everyone fucking hates Lotus Notes here.
PG&E Makes Deal For Solar Power From Space
I don't know whats more annoying, obscure references or people desperate to let everyone know they *got* the obscure reference. Thankfully, this behaviour is limited to the kind of people who post on Slashdot, who no-one listens to anyway.
Open Source Shooter Nexuiz 2.5 Released
Yep as we can see here, this game runs more reliably on closed source operating systems then the open source OS's it was designed for, yet another clear indication of Linux being ready for the Desktop!
NASA In Colbert Conundrum Over Space Station
More prank stories, please!
Australian ISP Argues For BitTorrent Users
This is the worst comment ever posted on Slashdot. Its a fucking shambles. Mods please ban this idiot.
DHS To Use Body Odor As a Lie Detector
Linux users have abominable personal hygiene and will overload/confuse the device. What can be done about this? Nothing - becuase it is MS technology and will be properietary, closed source and patented.
The Realities of Selling On Apple's App Store
Indeed. Until I can download Linux of that App Store, it is dead to me. Do you hear that, Steve Jobs? DEAD. To me and every other self-respecting Linux user on the planet. Linux software is free, more powerful and just plain *better* then the proprietary, closed source nonsense that is spoon fed to the consumer sheep on the App Store. If Apple where to realise, they might get some respect from me.
ISS To Become Second Brightest-Object In the Sky
Who cares, let me know when I can install Linux on my toilet seat.
Timetable App Developer Gets Nastygram From Transit Sydney
That cannot be true. My rail service in and out of London (Southeastern) is appalling, its so bad I've actually started keeping a log of all my delayed/cancelled trains so that I can get refunds at the end of the month. Last month, I had 18 trains that were either cancelled, or more then 15 minutes late, which is more then one every other day.
Microsoft Brings 36 New Features To Windows 7
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Jobs On Track For June Return
What on earth are you blabbering on about. Even my moon ghost rants have more sense then the gibberish you posted above.
Motor Made From Liquid Film
The energy comes directly from the physicist's beards. We all know that Iranians have beards, this is what is powering this device. Unfortunately in nations where beards are less prevalent, this effect will be less pronounced, or maybe not evident at all.
Comet Lulin Closest To Earth Tonight
Is it likely that this will destroy the moon? Is there any way in which the ghosts that haunt the moon would be able to deflect the comet so that it struck the earth?
Which Distro For an Eee PC?
I have been worried for a number of weeks now, about what would happen where a powerful OS like Linux fall into the hands of the ghosts that haunt the moon. We all know that spaceships don't run Windows, so if a spaceship crashed on the moon, it would be likely that moon ghosts would find their way inside, and, due to their curious nature, tamper with the computers. If one of these computers had Linux on it, it would give the moon ghosts technology that they would not be able to comprehend or use responsibly (ghosts *cannot* use technology responsibly, this is scientific fact) which could have dire consequences for the human race.
My idea is to write a Moon-ghost distribution of Linux (suggestions for names welcome!) that would be very cut down, so it had little power. This distribution would be installed on all planet-bound spacecraft. This way, if it they where to crash on the moon, the moon ghosts would not have such a powerful tool. My question to Slashdot is, what distro would be good to use for this? What sort of features could be removed? Wireless obviously has to stay in as the spaceships need to communicate with earth, and they would need webcam functionality to photograph stars and craters and things.
Homemade PDF Patch Beats Adobe By Two Weeks
No, it isn't. I'm sure Adobe's cubicle programmers fixed the bug just as quickly, its just they have a few more procedures and a shit ton more testing to go through before they can release it.
If you're happy to use someone elses hack to fix your software, thats fine...but most organisations require a bit more assurance and accountability.
European Crackdown On Skype "Loophole"
Forget about Big Brother listening, it would be far worse if the ghosts that haunt the moon where to be able to listen to your Skype conversations. Luckily moon ghosts are not tecnologically advanced enough to use Skype, and even if they where, when they put the microphone headsets on they would just fall through their spectral heads, onto the floor. Also the moons atmosphere would prohibit the transmission of sound. Even so, I think it is something we should all bare in mind.
Arctic Ice Extent Understated Because of "Sensor Drift"
Although you are correct that the extent of arctic ice has been understated, this does not in any way suggest that the moon *is not* haunted - in fact current evidence suggests that moon ghosts wander the planet's surface both day and night.
Nor, as you suggest, is the moon too cold. Ghosts do not have a physical presence, so the temperature of the moon would mean nothing to them.
Race For the "God Particle" Heats Up
Not only that, but there confidence about the Moon being haunted is also zero - we just don't know. Bringing this together presents us with a nightmarish situation; one where both the possibilty that the Moon is haunted, and that the God particle exists, are unknown, yet related by the fact that LHC technology will soon be in place on the moon, where it could fall into the hands of the ghosts that (potentially) ahunt the surface of the moon. Ghosts simply don't understand modern technology, but there inquisitive minds would lead them to push all the buttons and pull the levers on the LHC, with potentially catastrophic consequences.
Hadron Collider Relaunch Delayed
September 2008? Its 2009 you fucking idiots.
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