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Linux 3.17-rc2 Release Marks 23 Years of the Linux Kernel

bigfinger76 Re:Poll idea (105 comments)

I "started" around 2000 or so with Mandrake. I learned the hard way about winmodems that year.

about a week ago
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South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"

bigfinger76 Re:guns guns guns (421 comments)

I have a sneaking suspicion that you're British.

about two weeks ago
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South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"

bigfinger76 Re:Mandatory panic! (421 comments)

No. This fear is irrational.

about two weeks ago
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UK Police Warn Sharing James Foley Killing Video Is a Crime

bigfinger76 Re: Jurisdiction 101 (391 comments)

Yeah, sensible things. Like thought crime.

about two weeks ago
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Daimler's Solution For Annoying Out-of-office Email: Delete It

bigfinger76 Re:Defeats the purpose (232 comments)

You touch my back one more time and I'm sending an email to HR.

about two weeks ago
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Windows 8.1 Update Crippling PCs With BSOD, Microsoft Suggests You Roll Back

bigfinger76 Re:It isn't only Windows 8 (304 comments)

I don't believe you.

about two weeks ago
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Newly Discovered Virus Widespread in Human Gut

bigfinger76 Re:Obama Is The Virus (100 comments)

I specifically came here to joke about no one shoehorning Obama into this discussion yet. No shit.

You people are amazing.

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Would You Do With Half a Rack of Server Space?

bigfinger76 Re:porn (208 comments)

They tend to downgrade themselves rapidly, unfortunately. Tragic.

about a month ago
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Australian Government Moving Forward With Anti-Piracy Mandate For ISPs

bigfinger76 Re:Goddammit Tony Abbott (128 comments)

Why would they be interested in contrasting themselves with the U.K.? God save the Queen!

about a month ago
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Cable Companies: We're Afraid Netflix Will Demand Payment From ISPs

bigfinger76 Re:Really? Netflix? (200 comments)

Fascinating.

about a month ago
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Firefox 31 Released

bigfinger76 Re:no thanks (172 comments)

Oh yeah, FF sucked badly on Linux as well, my friend.

This is precisely the reason why having many choices is a good thing. I read a lot of comments here disparaging the fact that there are too many forks of various softwares. I'm finding myself relying more and more on these types of releases (Mint!) versus the "main" ones".

about a month ago
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UK Cabinet Office Adopts ODF As Exclusive Standard For Sharable Documents

bigfinger76 Re:About time something is happening (164 comments)

You get yourself fired for screwing up, and it's somehow LibreOffice's fault?

about a month ago
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UK Cabinet Office Adopts ODF As Exclusive Standard For Sharable Documents

bigfinger76 Re:About time something is happening (164 comments)

Hey Thraxy, this dude is right. You're a moron. See, smart dudes like AC up there know that your financial situation, although clearly stated, is not contextually significant. In other words, go buy another MS Office version and stop whining.

about a month ago
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EFF Releases Wireless Router Firmware For Open Access Points

bigfinger76 Re:The point? (56 comments)

I know this question is way off-topic, but I just have to know...
Are you a religious person, and if so, what religion?

about a month ago
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Firefox 31 Released

bigfinger76 Re:no thanks (172 comments)

Why not just get the Linux version of Pale Moon? I did just that yesterday when my bookmarks toolbar disappeared, and so far I really like it.

about a month ago

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