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HP Unveils Industrial 3D Printer 10X Faster, 50% Cheaper Than Current Systems

Zeromous Re:try Caligari trueSpace 3D (100 comments)

Truespace is a very acessible 3D program. I loved the simplicity of its binary object tools. You might not make the most efficient model in TS, but its solid.

5 hours ago
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Debate Over Systemd Exposes the Two Factions Tugging At Modern-day Linux

Zeromous Re:It's not first and foremost about you (824 comments)

And when it fails it fails hard. I can't say I agree with your approach either. If you are concerned about how fast your server boots up after downtime you've already lost. A Server failure should not take down multiple critical systems. That's how you save real money.

>Because, you know, Zimbra can't use the postfix, apache httpd, amavis, tomcat or openldap that comes with RHEL

Part-time problems. I suggest you haven't looked closely enough at RHEL's capabilities (see channel subscriptions) or you should probably just go with something like Ubuntu or Fedora if you want/need bleeding edge. Though I did a check and I'm not sure what your issue with Zimbra on RHEL is anyway.

2 days ago
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Debate Over Systemd Exposes the Two Factions Tugging At Modern-day Linux

Zeromous Re:How about we hackers? (824 comments)

I'm in the exact same boat. RHEL7 GA stability has been atrocious. Most of my problems have been related in some way or another to systemd.

2 days ago
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Debate Over Systemd Exposes the Two Factions Tugging At Modern-day Linux

Zeromous Re:It's not first and foremost about you (824 comments)

Congratulations you've decided that uptime matters more than your stability. Such wisdom!

> given that when the server is down, the phones are down, the security system's video recording is down, the internet access and internal networking is down, the environmental controls for the building are down, etc.

What?

> but if you're doing security updates, it boils down to having update everything sooner or later - might as well have it all on one machine.

Oh ok, you're trolling.

2 days ago
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The Inevitable Death of the Internet Troll

Zeromous Re:No chance (570 comments)

I am so old the teardrops are coming to my eyes.

about a week ago
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What's Been the Best Linux Distro of 2014?

Zeromous Re:Systemd uses (303 comments)

Thank you, this is my every day as systemd's birth has been painful to say the least.

about two weeks ago
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What's Been the Best Linux Distro of 2014?

Zeromous Re:Systemd uses (303 comments)

The assumption that I am free to choose what platform I support is bonkers. I am asking to choose the init system. I make multiplatform software. I need to support every distro, and it has fractured in to SysV and SysD. It will fracture again further in the future. Locking in is stupid stupid stupid and anti-UX

about two weeks ago
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Debian Talks About Systemd Once Again

Zeromous Re:OpenRC (521 comments)

Why not indeed!

about two weeks ago
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Debian Talks About Systemd Once Again

Zeromous Re:Completely wrong (521 comments)

THe problem is this has been top down dictated. The correct way would have been to offer both, and let developers develop for BOTH. Not systemd primacy. Beg for secondary.

about two weeks ago
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Debian Talks About Systemd Once Again

Zeromous Re:Hope! (521 comments)

Great, so what happens when journald breaks>?

about two weeks ago
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What's Been the Best Linux Distro of 2014?

Zeromous Re:systemd (303 comments)

Answer the question AC.

What actual issues and typical usecases do systemd address? I've heard about all the minor nuisances it supposedly addresses although none of them have ever effected me personally. But please tell me why I **need** it. And if you can't please tell me why it is default? It should not be default is all.

Apps should support SysV init and Systemd and if this is the case, why is systemd default as it is quite frankly not the lowest common denominator? Each time I ask this question I get personally berated by the pulseaudio meathead's personal fan club. I want actual answers because so far I haven't been shown a good reason for this, other than "Why not stupid old neckbeard?"

It flies in the face of everything I've ever been taught about UNIX. But don't berate me with bullshit like "Linux isn't UNIX".

about three weeks ago
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What's Been the Best Linux Distro of 2014?

Zeromous Re:Mint (303 comments)

dash now apparently in debian.

about three weeks ago
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What's Been the Best Linux Distro of 2014?

Zeromous Re:systemd (303 comments)

Systemd gives me nothing I need. So tell me again why I need it or should want it.

about three weeks ago
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Systemd Adding Its Own Console To Linux Systems

Zeromous Re:Why do people care so much? (774 comments)

Yes. I'm beginning to wonder if Adam uses RHEL7 outside of 'vanilla' norms, very frustrating although I'm sure the kinks are worked out.....but I'm still left with WHY did we break it? Couldn't we have made systemd an option not a requirement?

about three weeks ago
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Systemd Adding Its Own Console To Linux Systems

Zeromous Re:Why do people care so much? (774 comments)

Actually no, this is informative to me. Thanks.

I am not a troll. I am frustrated because RHEL7 is a heaping pile of poop presently.

about three weeks ago
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Systemd Adding Its Own Console To Linux Systems

Zeromous Re:Why do people care so much? (774 comments)

>Sys-V is an utter shambles when automating that many machines.

That's funny it works for my broad spectrum workloads and systemd does not. Why do I not have a choice?

about three weeks ago
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Systemd Adding Its Own Console To Linux Systems

Zeromous Re:Why do people care so much? (774 comments)

Well I get shiny RHEL7. I build my systems like RHEL6 (I don't do a lot of custom init stuff).

RHEL7 fails to boot after a while because of systemd. No one knows why. At first I was told it was hardmounts. Take them out in rescue mode, no booty.

Systemd by design tries to mount nfs shares, before it even starts up the network, out of the box! Systemd supresses everything unless you tell it to. Why? Because some hotshot idiot thought I was using RHEL to run a desktop? Oh hey, just what I wanted BINARY LOGS THAT BREAK ALL MY EXISTING AUTOMATION.

This is the problem with systemd, it is unportable, monolithic and subject to dictatorship. And what does it offer me day to day in a grinding development lab? Nothing. Also yes, Embedded systems. I still support those too.

about three weeks ago
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GNOME 3 Winning Back Users

Zeromous Re: And systemd had nothing to do with it. (267 comments)

I don't know it make me think that maybe systemd is trying to be it's all the time when sometimes people just want its because it makes more sense.

about three weeks ago
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AIDS Origin Traced To 1920s Kinshasa

Zeromous Re: Doctor Mary's Monkey (162 comments)

observance of Occams razor is traditional on slashdot. It'like you have this car that you love and every time you see it you run your hand up it from end to front.

about three weeks ago

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