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Data From Windows 10 Feedback Tool Exposes Problem Areas

nogginthenog Re:I installed it (138 comments)

Installed successfully on a 2009 Celeron laptop. Seems to work fine.

about a week ago
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London Unveils New Driverless Subway Trains

nogginthenog Re:Well... (127 comments)

The Northern line has been driverless since 2012. The person who sits in the front just opens & closes the doors (when they are not on strike).

about two weeks ago
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Lost Opportunity? Windows 10 Has the Same Minimum PC Requirements As Vista

nogginthenog Re:Buy a Mac (554 comments)

Why don't you get it fixed and install Windows 10 :-)

about three weeks ago
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Remote Exploit Vulnerability Found In Bash

nogginthenog Re:Test string here: (399 comments)

Interestingly Cygwin's Bash was vulnerable until I updated. Now I get the same message as you.

about a month ago
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Remote Exploit Vulnerability Found In Bash

nogginthenog Re:Thanks god (399 comments)

I've got cygwin Bash installed in Windows...

about a month ago
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Ask Slashdot: Is iOS 8 a Pig?

nogginthenog Re:Alright smart guy (504 comments)

The Nexus 4 was release in November 2012 and will be officially supported in the next Android version L.

about a month ago
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Reported iCloud Hack Leaks Hundreds of Private Celebrity Photos

nogginthenog Re:Where are these photos? (336 comments)

I think this is why reddit is so slow today.

about 2 months ago
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The 2014 Hugo Awards

nogginthenog Re:Novel (180 comments)

HOWEVER!! The Kindle version which I received was full of typos, missing letters and missing words. There were enough mistakes that it passed through annoying and actually affected my ability to follow the story. To their credit the publisher contacted me directly to apologise and asked for examples of mistakes. I've provided some examples but have not heard back, nor do I know how to verify that current versions of the Kindle book have been fixed.

I don't recall any formatting issues in the version I read.
In the past I bought a (self published, I think) Kindle book that was poorly formatted and Amazon refunded it immediately.

about 2 months ago
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The 2014 Hugo Awards

nogginthenog Re:Novel (180 comments)

I enjoyed Ancillary Justice and am glad Ann Leckie won, but you could tell it's a first novel. Her next novel is out in the next couple of months and will be worth a look at.

about 2 months ago
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Netflix Now Works On Linux With HTML5 DRM Video Support In Chrome

nogginthenog Re:Why is (201 comments)

"Could care less" is like Mick singing "I CAN get no satisfaction".

about 2 months ago
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Driverless Buses Ruled Out For London, For Now

nogginthenog Re:Driverless trains (84 comments)

The Victoria line has driverless trains since the late 60's, but they still have a 'driver' to open and close the doors. Not sure why this can't be done by platform staff, probably a union thing.

about 3 months ago
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New Mayhem Malware Targets Linux and UNIX-Like Servers

nogginthenog Re:Derp (168 comments)

Don't forget to add a SSH private key. Also, I was getting *lots* of failed ssh login attempts on my OpenWrt box. Changing the port to a different number helped.

about 3 months ago
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Building the Infinite Digital Universe of No Man's Sky

nogginthenog Re:Text adventure game (100 comments)

Only 48K on the ZX Spectrum!

about 4 months ago
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Amazon Dispute Now Making Movies Harder To Order

nogginthenog Re:Now wait (210 comments)

Bought a Kindle book that was terribly formatted. There were no spaces between paragraphs so it was confusing as hell. Complained and Amazon refunded me immediately. +1 to Amazon.

about 4 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Do 4G World Phones Exist?

nogginthenog Re:Scotland? (259 comments)

£25/month? There are plenty of cheaper plans with lots of voice/data for around £10.

For example GiffGaff:
£10 per month: 500 UK minutes, Unlimited UK texts, 1 GB Internet
£12 per month: 250 UK minutes, Unlimited texts, Unlimited Internet

about 5 months ago
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Thousands of Europeans Petition For Their 'Right To Be Forgotten'

nogginthenog Re:All I'll say... (224 comments)

Unless you want to travel to the USA. Spent convictions do not count and you will not qualify for the visa waiver program.

about 5 months ago
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TrueCrypt Website Says To Switch To BitLocker

nogginthenog Re:SourceForge problem? (566 comments)

Good point. I thought that was a bit suspect.

about 5 months ago
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SpaceX To Present Manned Dragon Capsule

nogginthenog Re:About time. (128 comments)

I've still got a working Dragon 32. For those that don't know this was a British COCO clone.

about 5 months ago

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