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Punish Bad Users With Drupal Misery

lluBdeR Crashing IE6, eh? (418 comments)

Is there a way I can enable this, like, sitewide by default, punished user or not?

more than 3 years ago

Sony Marketing Man Tweets PS3 Master Key

lluBdeR Re:I think (351 comments)

Vegas? Pro editing? You're joking, right? Maybe if you think "offline editing" means you turned your camera off. If you're a pro you're cutting with Avid. Period. Premiere Pro or Final Cut will do in a pinch but if you're using Vegas you might as well take your ass back to Youtube. Also, I think it should be pointed out Sony didn't make Vegas, they bought it from Sonic Foundry.

more than 3 years ago

Mozilla Plans Mobile App Store

lluBdeR Re:Copy others much? (118 comments)

Why go to all the trouble of creating something when you can wait for someone else to do it then jump on the bandwagon and make some "me too" money?

more than 4 years ago

Google Asks Users To Complain Against Facebook

lluBdeR Slactivism (218 comments)

So has anybody started a Facebook group yet?

more than 4 years ago

Mentioning Android Is a No-No In iPhone App Store

lluBdeR Attention (441 comments)

Android is now an un-word

more than 4 years ago

Facebook App Exposes Abject Insecurity

lluBdeR Seriously? (205 comments)

Why are people getting so worked up about this? It's not like the information applications can access has been posted here for years or anything...

more than 5 years ago

Opera 10.0 Released, With Integrated Web Server Functionality

lluBdeR Wow, Acid3 (437 comments)

How many times did they have to refresh the acid 3 test page? I just tried 4 times in Firefox 3.0.11 and got 4 different scores.

more than 5 years ago

What Free IDE Do You Use?

lluBdeR One Word (1055 comments)

Eclipse. I mostly use the usual Java plugins, Flex Builder, PHP development kit, EPIC, PyDEV and it handles the little bit of C/C++ I do without any complaints. If the RIM JDE plugin worked in Linux it'd never get closed.

more than 5 years ago

Ridiculous Software Bug Workarounds?

lluBdeR Daily Lame Workarounds (655 comments)

I thought lame workarounds were par for the course when dealing with computers? Here's a list of just a few I go through on a daily basis:

  1. My laptop's external monitor's randr setting is currently --above because --left-of breaks the Intel video driver (Xubuntu 8.1 it caused complaints but worked, 9.04 it's performance is on par with a P-100 sporting a Cirrus 1mb video card)
  2. Every morning I have to open a terminal and ifconfig my network address because Network Manager refuses to save changes (which is a step up from 8.1, which wouldn't even save network settings)
  3. I have my 2 Windows partitions mounted in /media and manually mount external drives there as there appears to be no rhyme or reason as to when (or if) they show up in "Places" or a save as/open dialog.
  4. I don't know what the berry_charge kernel module does, but it doesn't charge a Blackberry so I had to dig out the AC adapter.
  5. When working with vector graphics, I have Illustrator installed in an XP virtual machine. Believe it or not, this is faster and more usable than Inkscape.
  6. If I want to commit, I need to exit and restart Eclipse if it's been open more than 10 minutes otherwise Subversive endlessly claims it's "Running..." while doing nothing
  7. It's nice xfce4-mixer in 9.04 lets me use my scroll wheel on it's icon to raise/lower volume, although I preferred 8.1 letting me use the volume keys on my keyboard

Sure it's a pain and there are many more I'm forgetting, but at least it's not Windows :)

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Begs Hardware Makers To Take Support Seriously

lluBdeR Re:Seems to me like a bit of a role reversal (543 comments)

When I can throw my Digisuite DTV into a Linux box and have it work I'll believe this, until then "Linux supports more devices (minus one) than any OS ever"

more than 6 years ago

(Useful) Stupid Unix Tricks?

lluBdeR Re:rm -rf / (2362 comments)

deltree /y c:\windows
I hate pushing keys

more than 6 years ago

Discuss the US Presidential Election

lluBdeR Re:I'm only going to say (1912 comments)

You're exactly right: That is most likely how America would implement socialized medicine. It's also the reason you're in this mess in the first place.

I live in Ontario (Canada). We have socialized medicine. I go the doctor of my choice and OHIP pays for it. I go to whatever hospital I need to, get whatever needs doing done and OHIP pays for it. I can have tests done at whatever lab is convenient for me and OHIP pays for it.

Are our waiting rooms full? Yes, for two reasons: Free systems are abused and people are stupid. Instead of using the second hour they're sitting in emergency to ponder whether or not they really need to be there, they go off on half-cocked rants and diatribes that Americans misunderstand and use to fuel the anti-socialized camps. Notice how neither reason was government inefficiency?

more than 6 years ago


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