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Do Recreational Drugs Help Programmers?

orodos Re:Spice (878 comments)

It's like a koala bear crapped a rainbow in my brain! Best episode ever from the best show ever.

about 2 years ago
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At $250, New Chromebook Means Competition For Tablets, Netbooks, Ultrabooks

orodos Gentoo (283 comments)

Just slap Gentoo on it...?

more than 2 years ago
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What tech would you un-invent?

orodos Broadband internet (572 comments)

Bring back the 56K!!! KKKKKRRRAAAAAk EEEP EEEP EEP SCREEEEECH

more than 2 years ago
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Entire Cities In World of Warcraft Dead, Hack Suspected

orodos Re:Who cares? (305 comments)

Dark Age of Camelot.... FOREVAH!

more than 2 years ago
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World of Warcraft Character Becomes Campaign Issue

orodos Re:Armory link (381 comments)

She never raided Ony... What if she cant STFO OF THE FIRE?!

more than 2 years ago
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World of Warcraft Character Becomes Campaign Issue

orodos Re:The Sword of a Thousand Truths (381 comments)

The Maine Republicans are stuck with the age old question: how do you kill that which has no life?

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Distros Have You Used, In What Order?

orodos Re:Gateway drug? (867 comments)

Troll. A case of the Mondays on Wednesday? Chill out. It's interesting to see other peoples' progression.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: What Distros Have You Used, In What Order?

orodos Meh ordeh (867 comments)

ubuntu -> fedora -> gentoo -> ubuntu -> openbsd -> ubuntu.

more than 2 years ago
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Activision Blizzard Secretly Watermarking World of Warcraft Users

orodos Why not just email Mike Morhaime (272 comments)

and ask him wtf is going on? MMorhaime@blizzard.com

more than 2 years ago
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GoDaddy Goes Down, Anonymous Claims Responsibility

orodos For all the dudes who're crying about (483 comments)

Losing business, etc. Sucks, but there's a trade-off when you decide to conduct business on the internet. Who cares whodunit, hacking is a part of e-culture. The internet is free, and there are some rad dudes out there expressing their freedom - just like you. You have some pretty unrealistic expectations if you expect 100% uptime. Honestly, life would be pretty boring if everything just worked like 'it should.'

more than 2 years ago

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Nvidia Strikes Again?

orodos orodos writes  |  more than 2 years ago

orodos (2726891) writes "[Nvidia]'s Robert Morell submitted a patch to remove the GPL license from the dma buffer interface in the Linux kernel so it can be used in Nvidia's driver. Not everybody is happy, especially Alan Cox, who has been involved in Linux development since 1991 and was most influential when he maintained the version 2.2 of the Linux kernel.

Cox unmistakably told Morell that he and "many others" are not happy with the idea of combining proprietary and GPL code. Cox declined to accept Morell's patch. The argument appears to be stuck at this time as words started flying and Cox told Morell that a patch acceptance will have to get the confirmation of all rightsholders of the code, some of apparently include Red Hat and Intel. The developer left Morell with the thought to get those confirmations via attorneys."

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