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Microsoft TouchStudio Uses Phone To Program Phone

cloakable Exciting. (162 comments)

No.

more than 3 years ago
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Pirate Bay To Offer VPN For $7 a Month

cloakable Re:Hmmmmm. (461 comments)

3 guys distributing linux distros does not justify tens of millions leeching copyrighted content from the rest of us.

You're right. They should at least seed a bit!

more than 5 years ago
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Coming Soon, 250 DVDs In a Quarter-Sized Device

cloakable Re:DVDs (209 comments)

Yes, but you have to register on the website.

more than 5 years ago
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TrapCall Service To Bypass Caller ID Blocking

cloakable Re:Yeah really (399 comments)

Yes. And if your survival instinct doesn't triumph over it, then I'm sorry to say you're fucking stupid.

more than 5 years ago
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IBM Files Patent For Bullet-Dodging Bionic Armor

cloakable Re:Title... (379 comments)

Thank you, so did I.

more than 5 years ago
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IBM Files Patent For Bullet-Dodging Bionic Armor

cloakable Re:Super Sonic Rounds (379 comments)

Yeah, if you like firing anti-tank missiles at infantry instead of bullets.

more than 5 years ago
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My handwriting ...

cloakable Fail. (613 comments)

This poll lacks 'better than Cowboy Neil' and 'worse than Cowboy Neil'

more than 5 years ago
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Houston Courts Shut Down By Malware

cloakable Re:Dear Houston, (126 comments)

It's more of a gaping hole, it seems

more than 5 years ago
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UK Conservatives Slammed Over Open Source Stance

cloakable Next Government? (281 comments)

what will certainly be the next British government

Dear God, I fucking hope not. And will NOT be voting towards that outcome.

more than 5 years ago
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Linus Switches From KDE To Gnome

cloakable Re:Yaaaay! (869 comments)

Your sig needs to be:
"I have a friggin laser on my head"

more than 5 years ago
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Linux's Role In Microsoft's Decline

cloakable Re:Highly doubtless (532 comments)

Allow me to introduce you to the 'Enter' key.

It is used to break up your text, and make it easier to read. Please use it in the future.

more than 5 years ago
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Russia To Develop a National Operating System

cloakable Re:Piracy (374 comments)

Sorry, Vista is already here, and Windows 7 is in Beta. Too late.

more than 5 years ago
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Fujitsu To Show Off "Zero-Watt" PC At CeBIT

cloakable Re:Thats ok... (222 comments)

As long as you're running a modern desktop motherboard/processor combo (or one of the older MoDT systems), you can perform dynamic frequency scaling.

Mine currently doesn't, but my next will.

more than 5 years ago
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Windows 7's Media Hype Having the Opposite Effect As Vista's

cloakable Re:Well (864 comments)

There is a 64 bot Windows XP but they have stopped supporting it.
I wouldn't want to support a Windows install with that many bots either!

it uses more than 4GB RAM just fine.
Why does this not suprise me? Bots are hardly memory-efficient.

more than 5 years ago
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Alan Cox Leaves Red Hat

cloakable Hmm. (163 comments)

Doesn't mention what type of hardware he's going to be working with, though.

General? Or are we going to see a jump in quality in Linux support of Intel WiFi/VGA/CPU at the exclusion of others. Anyone know how software development works at Intel?

more than 5 years ago
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InfoWorld's Crystal Ball Predicts the Future of Microsoft

cloakable Re:Most laughs - door number five (376 comments)

Sounds like a driver issue.
Yes actually, with the built in Windows ones. Setup bluescreened, every time. Yay quality.

Sounds like you're using a desktop OS to do the job of a Server OS. Funny how that didn't work out as well as you seem to expect it would.
As far as I am concerned, there should be no difference between 'Server' OS and 'Desktop' OS, bar the software you put on top of the OS. The OS is the OS.

more than 5 years ago
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InfoWorld's Crystal Ball Predicts the Future of Microsoft

cloakable Re:Most laughs - door number five (376 comments)

I installed Windows 2000 (which had problems of it's own, but at least it installed), then used that to upgrade to Windows XP. Hardly uncomplicated.

IIS Personal Webserver? Haven't seen that mentioned anywhere, my bad.
Oh please. While I'll allow Windows Firewall is a (horribly basic) firewall, ANY third party firewall is going to do better.
Windows Connection Sharing is also horribly nasty. Been there, done that, then used Linux and DNSmasq to make it actually work.

As for people who ran a dual server/desktop on their machines, me? Until I hooked together a home server, my desktop served quite happily as a server.

more than 5 years ago

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