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Windows 10 Gets a Package Manager For the Command Line

goarilla Re:almost useless (228 comments)

If it knows how to wrap the different installers' (nullsoft,installshield,etc...) /silent options, then it's fine by me.

2 days ago
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Windows 10 Gets a Package Manager For the Command Line

goarilla Re: Oh boy, another infection vector (228 comments)

If Microsoft maintains an app-repo they will scrutinise it otherwise there is no point in using it. Yes there will be
attempts to subvert it and get malicious software in there. Just like with the Apple App Store.
And sometimes they will succeed but overall this is a brave move of them.
Just like their new implemention of Virtual Desktops. I applaud it.

2 days ago
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Windows 10 Gets a Package Manager For the Command Line

goarilla Re:Respect (228 comments)

Is this technology supposed to replace Windows Installer and MSI packages or does it built on it ?

2 days ago
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Debian Talks About Systemd Once Again

goarilla Re:Some Sense Restored? (522 comments)

That's not true Slackware uses SysV init (sysvinit-2.88dsf-x86_64-3).
Its init scripts are more BSD like. A few global init scripts in /etc/rc.d/
instead of specially named and numbered symlinks in /etc/rcX.d/.

about two weeks ago
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Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday

goarilla Re:Yosemite (370 comments)

I'm not talking about samba the daemon, I'm talking about the system mount utility
and the fact that you can't mount an old smb share anymore (win98/samba 2.x).

about two weeks ago
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Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday

goarilla Re:Yosemite (370 comments)

Yes but does the samba3 port include a mount utility ?

about two weeks ago
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Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday

goarilla Re:Yosemite (370 comments)

SMB support is there it is fully integrated as a filesystem. smb://ServerName/ShareName in finder and you connect. ipfw to PF was an upgrade stateless to stateful.

That's not what I said or meant to say. They removed support for windows 95/98 style servers (samba 2.x)
In Lion you could still use it by toggling a sysctl setting http://support.apple.com/kb/HT...
That was removed completely in Mountain Lion.

Ipfw is a stateful packet filter (https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/firewalls-ipfw.html). But yes I should just get acquainted with pf.

about two weeks ago
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Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday

goarilla Re:MacOS X == not sysadmin friendly (370 comments)

ipfw's been gone for a while ... but they've made a lot of other stupid choices that might be good for general users, but make things a pain when you're administering lots of machines.

Ipfw was deprecated but not removed. I found it much easier to setup for fail2ban than
pf. Pf is more complex than just simple rule based filtering firewalls (iptables,ipfw, ...).

The only good news is that they *finally* updated the mini ... which means we'll finally be getting new hardware to replace our xserves. (the cancelation of which should've been the clue that they didn't care about 'enterprise' type stuff anymore). I'm thinking of putting FreeBSD or similar on 'em though, rather than MacOSX.

If you're gonna switch to FreeBSD anyway why not just a generic 19" x86 server ?

about two weeks ago
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Apple Doesn't Design For Yesterday

goarilla Yosemite (370 comments)

What really bothers me though is the removal of old SMB support (I don't know if it was Mavericks or ML) and now
the removal of the ipfw firewall. I had just gotten around to learning that and setting up a Launchctl plist.
The fact that the green button now fullscreens an application is another change I don't like.

about two weeks ago
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Debian Talks About Systemd Once Again

goarilla Re:Quit fucking with systemD (522 comments)

Yes, your kernel is broken. I can hardlock it using the swap file in a weird way you shouldn't even allow in the first place.

Are you talking about FreeBSD ? I was able to crash it with a swapfile by writing to the swapfile after
swapoff but while it was still a memory disk.

about two weeks ago
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MAVEN Spies Mars' Atmosphere Leaching Out Into Space

goarilla Re:Wait... (63 comments)

Its got something to do with our molten core.

True our spinning molten core creates our "magnetic shield" but that only applies to charged particles.
I don't think everything the Sun throws at us is ionized.

about two weeks ago
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MAVEN Spies Mars' Atmosphere Leaching Out Into Space

goarilla Re:Wait... (63 comments)

Does this mean that some of Earth's atmosphere might be leaking out into space? If that is the case, I hope all the oxygen disappears so all the white people will die.

Since Helium leaks I assume hydrogen does as well.
But apparently that's OK because the sun peppers us with this stuff anyway.

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

goarilla Re:IN OTHER WORDS? (774 comments)

Uh. We are talking about error logging, inter-process communication, etc.

Are you sayning pipes, domain sockets or shared memory is dependent on the in-kernel VTY code ?

about three weeks ago
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Debian Switching Back To GNOME As the Default Desktop

goarilla Re: How many of you are still using Gnome? (403 comments)

I just wished XFCE had splitscreen/tiling like KDE/Windows.
Dragging an application to the side and having it snap to the edge and resize to fit half of the screen.

about three weeks ago
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Debian Switching Back To GNOME As the Default Desktop

goarilla Re:Why not KDE (403 comments)

What are these "configurations" of which you speak?

You never had KDE corrupt its plasmarc files ?

about three weeks ago
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Lennart Poettering: Open Source Community "Quite a Sick Place To Be In"

goarilla Re:Systemd (993 comments)

In a world that is terribly out of control.
Reply: A threat of violence and or sexual assault.

That is never justified. And frankly that is what is happening here.

Guess you didn't grow up in a worker class family ?

about three weeks ago
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Lennart Poettering: Open Source Community "Quite a Sick Place To Be In"

goarilla Re:Systemd (993 comments)

What am I kidding? The "open source" community stopped caring about the effects of their actions years ago. Much easier to just insult Microsoft (with added dollar signs) than worry about your own problems.

I don't think this is particular to the open source movement.
It's rampant all over the Internet.
it's the result of the fact that actions on the Internet rarely have real-world consequences so people feel invincible.
Couple that with this new generation of egotists. Who have grown up around the internet fulfilling their every want.

about three weeks ago
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Building a Honeypot To Observe Shellshock Attacks In the Real World

goarilla Re:Not the remote exploit many are looking for (41 comments)

He doesn't have to enumerate the whole keyspace.
He's got the failed password values in cleartext in his /var/log/messages !

about a month ago

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