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Debian Votes Against Mandating Non-systemd Compatibility

simplu Re:Go back in time 5 years (581 comments)

Actually, I think it's a problem that the anti-systemd forces keep going on about "the unix way" and what-not... haven't they been paying attention to the way things really work? (Hint: if esr says it, it's probably not quite right. [1])

You are right, this is the main problem. I like working "the unix way" and this is why I like Linux. The moment you change this, all the fun will go away. And fun is very important for me when I work.

Perl kicked Bourne butt by merging nearly everything you want into one process-- that's something you'd think a sysadmin would've noticed.

Right again. But you have a choice to use Perl or not. It is not like installing Perl will make it impossible for you to use your loving shell.

about a month ago
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Are Bankers Paid Too Much? Are Technology CEOs?

simplu Re:You get, what you negotiate (712 comments)

"Maybe the bigger question is why is CEO pay so entirely disconnected from company performance?"

The even bigger question is, why is this any of our business? As long as it is not the taxpayers footing the bill, count your own money...

It is our business only when the government "save" the bank with our money.

about 10 months ago
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Ask Slashdot: How Would You Fix the Linux Desktop?

simplu Re:It's not broken. (1154 comments)

No, you are THE problem. Why spread Linux base? I like it and I use it. There are a lot of things (music, books etc) which I like and most people don't. Would I change them for people to like them? No! If you change Linux to be loved by everybody I probably won't like it anymore.

more than 2 years ago
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Do You Really Need a Smart Phone?

simplu Re:Needs differ. Duh. (851 comments)

You can try to read a book. A real book. A fiction book. You will be surprised.

more than 2 years ago
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Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot

simplu Thank you (1521 comments)

/. is my no. 1 site. For news and fun. Thank you.

more than 3 years ago
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Confessions of an Internet "Shock Jock"

simplu Re:Not going to read it (194 comments)

Welcome to real world :) It is not about tech columns. It's about all content. This is why I don't want to pay for content. You cannot trust it anymore.

more than 4 years ago
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Avoiding a Digital Dark Age

simplu Re:The fight is lost (287 comments)

All of it is stored in multiple locations, with encryption(and decryption software) used as needed.

I moved all my data because i was tired of being tied to any one platform. I can access everything i have electronically on all three platforms now.

Do you think that you encryption/decryption software will run on any operating system 10 years from now? What about 20 years?

more than 4 years ago
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iPad Is a "Huge Step Backward"

simplu Re:Should we give (l)users control? (1634 comments)

First, the FSF needs to convince us average users need to have control. Why should average users have control over their computer? Isn't this what got us the virus nightmare in Windows?

You should go live in North Korea for a while. And than see if you need somebody to convince you that you need to have control. Maybe I exaggerated but in the end its the same thing, you should be able to choose.

more than 4 years ago
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Would You Use a Free Netbook From Google?

simplu Re:Not possible (435 comments)

Never? Bill, is it you?

about 5 years ago
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3 Strikes — Denying Physics Won't Save the Video Stars

simplu We vote the (284 comments)

I'm from Romania and we have a very difficult economic situation right now, worse than others, because of a crappy political crisis. All I can think now is how could we vote these stupid fucks. All other countries from EU criticise us because of this. But I think in the end we are the same: Who the hell voted for Mandelson?

more than 5 years ago
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11.6" Netbooks Face Off

simplu Re:Notebook, laptop, netbook ... (238 comments)

Smart fortwo and Mercedes E Class are both cars. All these devices: laptop, notebook, netbook, are similar, size is the only thing that differentiate them. A PDA could be a motorcycle but not a netbook.

more than 5 years ago
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11.6" Netbooks Face Off

simplu Re:Notebook, laptop, netbook ... (238 comments)

I don't think we need new names for the same device in different sizes. Marketing people probably need them.

more than 5 years ago
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WHO Declares H1N1's Spread Officially a Pandemic

simplu Re:Overreaction (368 comments)

Seems like somebody has something to sell. I wonder WHO is it?

more than 5 years ago
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ODF Alliance Warns Governments About Office 2007 ODF Support

simplu Re:It's already been stated... (312 comments)

Doesn't seems strange to you that only Microsoft handle it very differently?

more than 5 years ago
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Microsoft Raises $3.8B in Bond Sale

simplu A decent OS? (437 comments)

Maybe they want to buy a decent OS? And then drop Windows?

more than 5 years ago
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Offline Gmail Launched

simplu Re:Why not just use a client? (220 comments)

It is not the same thing. If you download messages with POP3 you can access them only from your PC. Even with IMAP you don't have contacts from Gmail interface. Using this feature you have all the things in one place, you can access them from any computer and on your PC you can have them even offline.

more than 5 years ago
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Is Microsoft Improving Its Image?

simplu Re:Duh (746 comments)

And why they keep adding more?

more than 5 years ago
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The End of Individual Genius?

simplu Or death of individual genius (364 comments)

Most of genial ideas were first rejected by community because they were not understood at that time. As a part of a group it will be impossible to impose such ideas to your companions.

about 6 years ago

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