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Ask Steve Wozniak Anything

juanfgs Re:Why Freemason? (612 comments)

As an open source fanatic, freemasonry has always rubbed me a little the wrong way

Would you like him better if he was an OpenMason?

about 2 years ago

China's Yangtze River Turns Red

juanfgs Re:That's nothing serious (272 comments)

This changes everything, I'll be able to tell my children "at your age I had to walk 10 miles to school, with 10 feet of snow, uphill and crossing the river on fire"

about 2 years ago

Cats Not Linked To Brain Cancer After All

juanfgs Re:All these studies (102 comments)

ah, you mean Twitter Science

about 2 years ago

Bill Gates Wants To Reinvent the Toilet

juanfgs Great... (338 comments)

plans to build a toilet that's better suited to developing countries

toilet starter edition...

about 2 years ago

Debian Changes Default Desktop From GNOME To XFCE

juanfgs Re:The what? (328 comments)

yes if you run in non-expert mode

about 2 years ago

Facebook Abstainers Could Be Labeled Suspicious

juanfgs Re:We're all doomed (625 comments)

mass murderer != serial killer

more than 2 years ago

Facebook Abstainers Could Be Labeled Suspicious

juanfgs Re:So, let me see if I got this right ... (625 comments)

What if I don't drink coke, I don't use windows, and I don't buy prada? Is that suspicious too?


more than 2 years ago

Android Forums Hacked: 1 Million User Credentials Stolen

juanfgs Will they become... (93 comments)

Paranoid Androids?

more than 2 years ago

Is It Time To End Our Love Affair With the QWERTY Keyboard?

juanfgs Re:DVORAK & Emacs Pinky (557 comments)

Try pressing the ctrl key with the left side of your hand rather than your pinky. I always wondered why so many people have that problem. You're welcome.

more than 2 years ago

Open Source Morrowind Version 0.16.0 Released

juanfgs Re:No. (98 comments)

Many contributors of BfW are not native english speakers. Perhaps the project could use your help tracking and fixing all those errors?

more than 2 years ago

Linux Users Banned From Diablo III Servers

juanfgs Re:Reddit made some observations (518 comments)

Correct me if I'm wrong but I recall a story here on slashdotr when WoW started: some user complained that he was banned for using Wine, it turned out that he was using a programmable keyboard to automate gold farming. So this is definitely not new. Even though I don't like Blizzard bussiness model it seems that is just a common excuse and Blizzard it's pretty good at trying to deliver a decent gaming experience to linux users (taking into account they aren't a bussiness target for them).

about 2 years ago

Fedora Introduces Offline Updates

juanfgs At least it doesn't affect the whole thing (287 comments)

From: Fedora 18's features page

"Note that this feature does not prevent you from using yum and other commandline tools to install updates whenever you want to. We also differentiate updates of 'OS components' (which we want to do in this offline fashion) from application updates and installations, which should still be possible from the UI without restarting the system. The differentiation between 'OS components' and applications is necessarily a heuristic, since Fedora only knows about packages. The initial heuristic is that a package is considered an application if it installs a desktop file that is shown in the menus. This is not perfect and can be refined when additional metadata becomes available. Also note that this feature is about implementing offline updates for GNOME. Other spins are not affected, although they could choose to use the same systemd and PackageKit infrastructure, and provide a similar experience. "

So we will still be able to do "yum update", and packagekit will remain behaving "normally" on the KDE Spin (at least for a while). So if it's just an option for GNOME users, it doesn't seem to be a big deal.

What is scary is the logic behind these changes, which seems to be: "Windows and OSX have nice screens to update and reboot so we must reboot too"

Gnome specs on software update

more than 2 years ago

MacBook Modded With Second Monitor Inside Logo

juanfgs Re:Sup dawg... (153 comments)

As idiotic as it is, your inane first post sounds more insightful than whatever pushed the modder to mod that fucking book.


more than 5 years ago

MacBook Modded With Second Monitor Inside Logo

juanfgs Sup dawg... (153 comments)

we herd you like screens so we put a screen on your screen so you can watch while you watch..

more than 5 years ago

Favorite text editor?

juanfgs Re:Other (1131 comments)

So it can edit even before it's installed?, AWESOME!

more than 4 years ago

Next Prince of Persia Game Promises Fresh Start

juanfgs Ghibli called... (140 comments)

They say that they want their oily liquid of destruction back!

more than 6 years ago


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