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UN report reveals odds of being murdered country-by-country

linuxiac UN report on murder rates is erroneous... (4 comments)

I state that, because in all of the statistics, there are none for the crime ridden cities, versus the peaceful rural communities! At least, in America, where 500+ die annually in Detroit! Take away the top 20 murderous cities, and America drops below England, for firearms fatalities! Yes, cleaning some of my guns, just now! 1891 Mosin Nagant M91, and Argentine 1891 Mauser, along with MN 91/30, Enfield No. 4, Mk. 1., all get Venison, Hog, Squirrel, Raccoon, Possum for the table! Yummy! Gator is on the menu, but, a quota tag is $$$... Gator cooks up and is most similar to prime lean pork steak! Double Yummy! But, frog is free, and, like wild caught nutria, Bass, Catfish, Blue Crab, are delicious! This exercise of getting my own food with Rod, Gun, Knife, Nets, & hands, helps my brain with GNU/Linux & BSD computer productivity!

about 4 months ago
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How much do you spend yearly on mobile apps?

linuxiac Re:Does digital subscriptions count? (240 comments)

I am NOT surprised that FOSS users ONLY run FOSS APPS! The ONLY thing I pay for: 'Bacon getting' milsurp Ammo for my Mosin Nagant M91's!

about 4 months ago
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$30K Worth of Multimeters Must Be Destroyed Because They're Yellow

linuxiac "Yellow" meters, Is it the Menace? (653 comments)

Could the "yellow" be a reference to racial slurs, as in "Yellow Menace"?

about 3 months ago
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Are DVDs Inconvenient On Purpose?

linuxiac DVDs are old school... (490 comments)

Torrents work better, for me... GNU/Linux, BSD ISOs,"only", of course... (harummph, cough, cough...)

about 3 months ago
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Are DVDs Inconvenient On Purpose?

linuxiac Live streaming DVDs/BLuRay Movies? Nope... (490 comments)

Reason for Hollywood's reluctance: They seek to "be not modern" like Amish... Hollywood studios fight technology improvements at every turn, starting with the Sony Betamax lawsuit... technophobes? Or, just paranoid of losing absolute control of Regional distribution, to milk the most profits from their audience!

about 3 months ago
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Drone-Assisted Hunting To Be Illegal In Alaska

linuxiac Re: Redefine hunting. (397 comments)

Around here, there are a bunch of men who ONLY hunt wild boars with bowie knives... they jump out of trees and sever their spine. Of course, wild boars have 4 razor sharp tusks, which means the wild boars have four 5 inch long knives versus the single one of the human... Is that fair enough for you? I even make it more even... I am disabled by 9 termainal diseases, am pushing 70 years, have had a quad bypass, only have 50% infraction index, and can't run... So, I feel it is fair to bring my bolt action 1891 M91 Mosin Nagant rifle, with bayonet, and 5 rounds of ammo... Yes, I also carry my 10" blade Bowie Knife... But, I can't climb a tree, so...

about 4 months ago
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Drone-Assisted Hunting To Be Illegal In Alaska

linuxiac Re:Redefine hunting. (397 comments)

No racoon, squirrel (especially squirrel BRAINS! YUMMY!), Fox, Wolve, bear, wild hog! Gotta go get it myself! With my milsurp World War 1 rifle and 70 year old ammo!

about 4 months ago
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Drone-Assisted Hunting To Be Illegal In Alaska

linuxiac Re:Bans Drones not Guns. (397 comments)

Game trail cams are already available for $59.95 at WallyWorld... IF we do not cull the herds, the animals end up in residential neighborhoods, and a 1200 pound Moose, or 600 pound bear are NOT wsomething you want your wife to meet in the street! Or, in the yard! (I hope YOU take out the garbage!) I hunt hog, among all varmint species, the most destructive, across 39 states! Each sow can birth up to 3 litters a year! They multiply like rabbits, but, just three or four can destroy the lawns of 20 homes in one day of feeding!!! They compete with game species for resources. Wild pigs destroy forests, farms, pastures! And, they can spread disease! Don't hit a 200 pound pig with your car or truck, for, just as with deer, moose, bear, gators, the vehicle is totaled! Hunters provide over $14 BILLION each year, of income and profit to outfitters, manufacturers, guides, hotels, taxidermists, restaurants, garages, gas stations, and the travel industry! We also provide food to a HUGE number of public institutions in all 50 states, Indian Nations, and, the 12 territories! When you try to limit hunting, weaponry, resources, you are directly influencing how much it will cost YOU in higher taxation, for all the programs and services you enjoy, that are paid for by the hunting community! Just think of the taxes collected in the sales of $1,000.00 drones! Think of our searches and discoveries of new species (10 new land species in the past three years!)... If you know someone in any institution, or government agency, who dines in their cafeteria, know that some of their protein is from the wild! If you can read this, thank a teacher! Read it in English? Thank a Veteran! If you are reading this, while eating wild game sausage, thank the hunting community! FWIW, I shoot only 70 to 125 year old rifles, open sights, at up to 700 meters, with ammo that was sealed in tins during the 1940's! Hey, I am giving as much slack as I can, to the wild things, in proper conservation management!

about 4 months ago
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Is Weev Still In Jail Because the Government Doesn't Understand What Hacking Is?

linuxiac Weev in prison, for a "crime" not defined in law? (246 comments)

So, let me get this straight... Weev was convicted of a "crime" that the government prosecutors cannot explain, nor define, under the law? Talk about stupidity in places of power! Talk about massive injustice! DISGUSTING!!! Then, I find out it really might be a HUGE dislike of him, personally, because he is perceived to be un-repentant? Sounds so much like the witch trials of Salem! There, but for the grace of God, go I!

about 4 months ago
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"Microsoft Killed My Pappy"

linuxiac Re:Change (742 comments)

Why I left Microsoft behind in 1997... BSD and GNU/Linux with the fulfillment of the Gnu Hurd and FSF, are all I need! The problem is, all the users I convert to a Free, Open Source Software OS, ask me if it does XYZ, because they are indoctrinated to want CRAPWARE from the TV Advertisement! They believe TV ads!!! That is, until about 5 minutes AFTER they start up their Linux, or BSD machine, and see fulfillment of all their wants and desires! HP dc7100 P4 HT machines are $60.00, loaded with Linux Mint 13 Mate LTS, at my Seminole County Fl Library bookstore in the Main Branch!! They get the tower, keyboard, AC Cord, and a mouse, (mice are in limited availability, better hurry!). No mail sales...

about 5 months ago
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Pirate Bay Founder's Custody Extended to February 5th

linuxiac Missed Christmas? New Years, too? Ghastly! (127 comments)

Ok, let me get this straight, he has been deprived of both Christmas AND New Years? ghastly!!!

about 7 months ago
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US Federal Judge Rules Suspicionless Border Searches of Laptops Constitutional

linuxiac Re:Busting out my tinfoil hat... (462 comments)

you have no idea how the current dictatorship works, do you, comrade? Un-imaginable sums of money will be printed by the Fed to fund implementation of new technologies-ordered by the "Black Christ"!

about 7 months ago
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US Federal Judge Rules Suspicionless Border Searches of Laptops Constitutional

linuxiac Re:Thank My Lord and Savior... (462 comments)

that you aren't American! Bad breath, very bad attitude, probably doesn't like guns, freedoms, Rights, nor, understands them...

about 7 months ago
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Desktop Browser of Choice in 2013?

linuxiac Re:Firechrome (381 comments)

I also use firechrome, and, then, often run iceweasel/snowdove and whatever... On Linux Mint, with ten desktop workspaces, speed is fun! HUGE problem, that TPB is 404, right now...

about 8 months ago
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Nobody Builds Reactors For Fun Anymore

linuxiac The Radoactive Boyscout - David Hahn (326 comments)

The real reason? BoyScouts are NO longer encouraged to persue the Merit Badge for Atomic Energy, since Scout David Hahn did his in 1994-1995, and was arrested!! I share with Scout Masters everywhere the sadness of the lack of foresight of the scientific community in supporting Scouting, and the onerous over-sight by the Nuclear Regulatory Commision! Where is the sense of adventure? "Although his homemade reactor never achieved critical mass, it ended up emitting dangerous levels of radioactivity, likely well over 1,000 times normal background radiation. Alarmed, Hahn began to dismantle his experiments, but a chance encounter with police led to the discovery of his activities, which triggered a Federal Radiological Emergency Response involving the FBI and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. On June 26, 1995 the United States Environmental Protection Agency, having designated Hahn's mother's property as a Superfund hazardous materials cleanup site, dismantled the shed and its contents and buried them as low-level radioactive waste in Utah. Hahn refused medical evaluation for radiation exposure.[2]" Wiki.

about 8 months ago
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How Big Data Is Destroying the US Healthcare System

linuxiac Healthcare.gov uses pirated Software!!! (507 comments)

The DATABASE is pirated from Spry Media, and the copyright removed... it is GPL (V2)... Leave it to the government, to pferform major theft of Intellectual Property! And, to charge the American taxpayer $534 MIllion! Though it cost 356 times MORE than the Ipod 5 rollout, it is not even 2X better!!!

about 9 months ago
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How To FIx Healthcare.gov: Go Open-Source!

linuxiac They ARE running Open Source GPL V2! (Pirated DB!) (307 comments)

The Healthcare.Gov DataBase is LICENSED under GPL v2 by Spry Media, but, after the PIRACY, CGI wiped off the acknowledgement! There's lots more about it all! Like, Hiring Mainframe folks INSTEAD of website developers and a few good proper programmers! You wouldn't think they needed so much money, as not to hire a few good folk! Contracted at $83.4 Million, can't imagine contractors couldn't do it for anything less than $634 Million! Apple spent $1.5 M for the iPhone 5...

about 9 months ago
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With XP's End of Life, Munich Will Distribute Ubuntu CDs

linuxiac XP is DEAD? Thank the POWERS! (426 comments)

More will rush to my door, for dual core HP dc7100 CMT systems, selling for $60.00 at the Seminole county Florida Library Bookstore! Loaded with Linux Mint 13... IMMUNE to the 50 MILLION Microsoft Virus!!! Runs upto 200 times FASTER than Microsoft in all the processes needed to get little pixels on the screen! But, you knew that, right?

about 10 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Does the FOSS Community Currently Need?

linuxiac An interactive database of FLOSS software, (356 comments)

I really need an interactive web based database of software, such as is on distrowatch.com, but, that updates itself with the use of web crawlers. (And, does ballistics for the Mosin Nagant 1891/30 using the various loads and bullet weights that are available to buy or load in the 7.62x54r cartridge! Or, a one click movie/book/music database? ) Does abc programs work with, supported in, the XYZ OS? If I give Jane her Linux Mint 13 program, will it function to output viable info that is readable in the abc program on the XYZ OS of Bob, Jim, Pat, and Carol? Does 48 grains of AA powder cause excessive pressures if behind a .3105" Boat Tail jacketed bullet, in a 28.7 inch barrel? Can the range increase from a useable 2000 meters to the 3000 meters the bullet is capable of traveling? Owners/users of 42.5 million Rifles/Carbines, might want to know!

about a year and a half ago
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Piracy Whistleblowers Paid $57K In 2010

linuxiac Huge reward was that (141 comments)

The HUGE reward was that I moved on, while that small company continued to fail, and actually tried to bribe Government investigators, as to their contract qualifications! They cheated 49 staff employees out of pay, intimidated everyone, and stole works from legitimate competitors. Glad they are gone from this classified government contracting arena, they won't be missed. I still wonder if they were on the payroll of foreign governments who are enemies to free countries. Well, my work there was done, and these workers won many awards from the clients, but, all glory and money was stolen from us, by the bosses! Dilbert moment, in real life! Nope, I got no cash reward, nor did the other folks who joined me in turning in this scum to several agencies. Our reward is that evil did NOT win in any way, and we are still a FREE people! Charges were brought, fines were levied, Jail was threatened for the bosses. BTW, I don't give a crap about the proprietary software venue, but, theft is a crime, as is mistreatment of employees, and sooner or later, evil villains will fall. Happy to have stopped their massacre of innocent victims! Often, the theft of Intellectual Property is only the tip of the iceberg! If they don't run FLOSS, I am very wary of working for them! Using only proprietary software, indicates that they are not the right kind of intellect to use all available tools, and can't compete with those who do use Free, Libre, Open Source Software! IOW, I can't tolerate idiots as bosses! I fire them as soon as they answer my question about FLOSS use, during the interview!

more than 3 years ago

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Realtime Concurrent dual OSes

linuxiac linuxiac writes  |  more than 4 years ago

linuxiac (1831824) writes "HP C530 box, P4 2.8GHz, installed Mint9 on one hard drive, Ubuntu 10.04 on the other (/dev/hda1 - /dev/hdb1). Same user/password on both. dual LCD monitors, on an nVidia AGP card. Boots up with Mint9 on the left LCD, Ubuntu 10.04 on the right LCD! Mouse cursor moves smoothly between them. Toolbars, menus, installed apps are definitely different! BUT, if I open Firefox in one, the other states that an instance is already running..."

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