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Ubuntu Unity: The Great Divider

nickrw Re:Switch to KDE (729 comments)

This is one of the things I like about OSX. I use kubuntu as my day-to-day OS (work and home) and mapped 'super'+space to the run command utility. Brings up a spotlight-esque search/run dialog at the top of the screen that behaves in much the same way.

more than 3 years ago

10% of IT Pros Can Access Previous Jobs' Accounts

nickrw Re:wtf? (218 comments)

1) Of course, an SSH key is less secure than a password if you don't encrypt it. Or exactly the same security as a password that is stored in Desktop/passwords.txt, anyway.

2) Key exchange doesn't involve the raw transmission of the private key to the remote host. That's kind of the whole point.

more than 3 years ago

IT Turf Wars: the Most Common Feuds In Tech

nickrw Re:vim (217 comments)

Oh no, compatibility mode! Undo! Undo!

more than 3 years ago

Cancer Resembles Life 1 Billion Years Ago

nickrw Re:wow (223 comments)

Cancer is what causes human aging? Wow, you learn something new every day!

more than 3 years ago

What’s the Internet? (on 1994's Today Show)

nickrw Re:Crusoe launch (262 comments)

[1] By law and convention, greengrocers are not allowed to use apostrophes correctly.

I'm fairly sure you meant *greengrocer's and *apostrophe's there.

more than 3 years ago

Facebook To Make Facebook Credits Mandatory For Games

nickrw Re:I wonder what the reaction will be... (116 comments)

NB: I do not have a Facebook account at all, it's been deleted.

Facebook doesn't delete your account, it 'deactivates' it. The only way not to have a facebook account "at all" is not to have had a facebook account in the first place.

about 4 years ago

Some Hotmail Accounts Wiped

nickrw Re:Data loss is just not an issue with The Cloud! (298 comments)

(assuming it is actually a meme and not just a single comment people keep reposting)

What is a meme if it is not just a single comment people keep re-posting?

about 4 years ago

Stargate Universe Cancelled

nickrw Gutted (762 comments)

I thoroughly enjoyed SGU. It took a while to get off the ground during season 1, but it was really starting to get good during season 2. Never realised so many people felt so strongly against it.

more than 4 years ago


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