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Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support

Zappy Re:u wot m8 (574 comments)

$ apt-get upgrade
bash: apt-get: command not found...

Hmm, I think that would be
$ sudo yum -y update :-)

about a week ago

Slashdot Tries Something New; Audience Responds!

Zappy Re:Fuckbeta (2219 comments)

So it has come to this, a six! digit uid is considered a low uid now?

about 2 months ago

I'd rather be spied on by ...

Zappy Ik mis de Mossad (324 comments)

Ik mis de Mossad (slashdot y u no unicode)

about 5 months ago

How To Foil NSA Sabotage: Use a Dead Man's Switch

Zappy Re:exact dupe, and bad idea (259 comments)

It is probably factually true, there are most likely 10's of 1000's of whom they do not have any data stored or searched.

about 7 months ago

When it comes to Slashdot, I normally:

Zappy Re:/. effect? (157 comments)

But then, maybe I'm new here...but I'm not...look at my userid.

Yes you are

about 9 months ago

150 Copyright Notices For Mega

Zappy Re:Only 150? (199 comments)

So, the upload is working now?

about a year ago

EU Set To Charge Microsoft Over Ruling Breach

Zappy Re:They have to ban Windows in EU (254 comments)

You obviously need other reasons than usability to explain market share on the desktop.

The usability of the Linux desktop surpassed Windows well over a decade ago, but as you correctly point out adoption rates are close to zero. Even Apple which has arguably better usability than Windows have a very small share of the desktop.

Clearly usability has *nothing* to do with market share.

about a year and a half ago

Apple Announces iPhone 5

Zappy Re:Looks nice so far (1052 comments)

Yes, but will it run JB, or is it ICS?

about a year and a half ago

Linux 3.5 Released

Zappy Re:Ha ha he he (277 comments)

Windows CE/WindowsMobile did this mostly correct and almost transparant to the software supporting VGA displays when QVGA was the norm on smartphones years before apple invented the smartphone.

about a year and a half ago

How Apple Sidesteps Billions In Global Taxes

Zappy Re:low tax places (599 comments)

I was wondering the same; as a Dutch person I don't consider The Netherlands a 'low tax' place. If they manage to bend the rules to make it 'low tax' I would like to know how they did that...

about 2 years ago

My favorite New Year to observe:

Zappy 1st of March (219 comments)

1st of March seems more or less logical. December (deci-) being month 10 (and Oktober (oct-) being month 8)

more than 2 years ago

HP Spinning Off WebOS and Exiting Hardware Business

Zappy They have software? (514 comments)

They have software? Well, apart from webos and driver software for their hardware?

more than 2 years ago

Google+ Registers 25 Million Visitors

Zappy Re:it's just a better twitter (213 comments)

Hmm, almost I would like to show a different occupation, to follow your example, to different circles.

more than 2 years ago

Google+ Already At 10 Million Users

Zappy Re:pls (1223 comments)

Got one thanks Luís Brás.

It still tells me "Google+ is in limited Field Trial" however :-(

more than 2 years ago

Google+ Already At 10 Million Users

Zappy pls (1223 comments)

fredrik . chabot g mail.com

more than 2 years ago

Hard Drive Overclocking Competition From Secau

Zappy Re:An hour? (162 comments)

I agree;


more than 2 years ago



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