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The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

reub2000 Re:Does it really cost $100k? (461 comments)

How do you know the plane is in the ocean? It's certainly possible that it crashed into one of the islands in the area.

about a month ago
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The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

reub2000 Re:Does it really cost $100k? (461 comments)

Most people involved in an airplane crash survive the accident. If paramedics could find the crash quickly, it's likely more people would survive. So it would make air travel a tiny bit safer.

about a month ago
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Debian Technical Committee Votes For Systemd Over Upstart

reub2000 Re:Incorrect summary. (379 comments)

I need a term that differentiates things like android or my roku box from systems running glibc and X11 or wayland. I think GNU/Linux works for that.

about 2 months ago
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Quentin Tarantino Vs. Gawker: When Is Linking Illegal For Journalists?

reub2000 Re:Let's all discuss (166 comments)

Did anyone claim they where "for the people" or any other such nonsense?

about 3 months ago
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Open Data Tells NYC Residents Where the Rats Are

reub2000 Re:Thankfully it's NYC (93 comments)

Somehow I doubt that fear of certain animals are ingrained in our DNA. Certain animals are considered pests or cute based on personal experience and cultural factors. Certainly I consider snakes to be scary, while many people consider them to be good pets.

about 3 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: Are AdBlock's Days Numbered?

reub2000 Re:Sites that use Facebook to login (731 comments)

Can't post on HuffingtonPost? Sounds like a great reason not to use facebook.

about 3 months ago
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Google Chrome 32 Is Out: Noisy Tabs Indicators, Supervised Users

reub2000 Re:Make mine block all 3 (141 comments)

Chrome/Chromium allows you to create a whitelist of sites that are allowed to use plugins. Flashblock for firefox does the same thing. Since very few ads use the audio or video tags, blocking flash effectively blocks noise.

about 3 months ago
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Google Chrome 32 Is Out: Noisy Tabs Indicators, Supervised Users

reub2000 Re:Make mine block all 3 (141 comments)

Blocking flash (or simply not installing it) achieves that goal.

about 3 months ago
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Red Hat To Help Develop CentOS

reub2000 Re:Makes sense, but weird (186 comments)

The question is, how will RH help Centos? That isn't very clear from this announcement.

Help them reduce the lag between the time something is released for RHEL and CentOS.

about 3 months ago
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Convicted Spammer Jeffrey Kilbride Flees Prison

reub2000 Re:What drove him to that? (233 comments)

Not to mention being sent to an actual prison.

about 4 months ago
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Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese To De-Ice Roads

reub2000 Re:Side-effects (139 comments)

Cheese doesn't contain lactose

about 4 months ago
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Valve Releases Debian-Based SteamOS Beta

reub2000 Re:Debian has ALWAYS been the top distro. (211 comments)

What way is apt better than yum? Can it do delta downloads? Download multiple packages at the same time?

about 4 months ago
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Google Chrome 31 Is Out: Web Payments, Portable Native Client

reub2000 Re:Why? (123 comments)

Good news everyone! Chrome isn't just a browser. It's an OS.

about 5 months ago
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Scientist Seeks Investment For "Alcohol Substitute"

reub2000 Re:Not all good (328 comments)

Simply put, an addiction is the continued use of a drug despite clear negative effects. If you take away the negative effects, then they aren't really addicted. Kind of like the millions of perfectly functional people that depend on caffeine.

about 5 months ago
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Netflix, Youtube Surpass 50% Mark of Internet Traffic

reub2000 Re:Build it (249 comments)

The tube sites have everyone covered for a few millenniums worth of porn. Who needs torrents?

about 5 months ago
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US FDA Moves To Ban Trans Fat

reub2000 Re:Is it working? (520 comments)

I guess you could consider deliriants like nutmeg to be drugs, but I think most people would consider them to be poisons.

about 5 months ago
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Slackware Linux 14.1 Released

reub2000 Re:packages (136 comments)

How often do users get into that type of hole? It might happen if you enable too many addon repos or are running a development branch.

about 5 months ago

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reub2000 reub2000 writes  |  more than 7 years ago

reub2000 (705806) writes "Journalist Ken Krayeske was arrested for taking a photograph of Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell during a parade. Krayeske a pacifist, was on a list of "potential troublemakers" and his photo had been sent to cops on the parade route."
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reub2000 reub2000 writes  |  more than 7 years ago

reub2000 writes "ReactOS 0.3, the long awaited version of ReactOS with a completed set of network tools and network stack has been released!"

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