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Not Just Apple: GnuTLS Bug Means Security Flaw For Major Linux Distros

therealprologic Linux is not an Operating System (144 comments)

Can we please stop refereing to Linux as if it's an Operating System!? We properly call Apple's Operating System OS X and their mobile variant iOS. We don't call it Darwin now do we? Come on guys! Get it right. This affects RHEL, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Arch, CRUX, etc, etc and anyone else that happens to use the GNU TLS Software in question. Which brings me to another point... What is the software here that's actually affected? gnupgp?

about 8 months ago
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Linus Torvalds Suspends Key Linux Developer

therealprologic Re:informal poll (641 comments)

a) Linux IS NOT an OS. b) I run CRUX/Linux as my primary Desktop c) I have been using Linux-based OS(es) as my primary Desktop and Development platform for over 12 years.

about 8 months ago
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A Data Scientist Visits The Magic Kingdom, Sans Privacy

therealprologic Privacy and Anonymity must stay! (124 comments)

I completely agree with a lot of the comments. Privacy, Tracking, Spying, Monitoring are BIG SERIOUS problems in the world today (and have been for al long time!) It's important that we fight this to the end and ensure the privacy, security of our lives, data and personal identities.

about 10 months ago
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Intel Dev: GTK's Biggest Problem, and What Qt Does Better

therealprologic Hostile Communities (282 comments)

Unfortunately developer communities can tend to get rather hostile. It only takes a few hostile folks to tarnish an entire community. Python is a classic example as well.

about 10 months ago
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Irish Politician Calls For Crackdown On Open Source Internet Browsers

therealprologic Because Open Source is the Problem (335 comments)

Since when did being open and free to all become the problem here?

about 10 months ago
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Apple Pushes Developers To iOS 7

therealprologic Apple's IOS 7 sucks for VIsion Impaired Persons (336 comments)

I'm Vision Impaired and like many other Vision Impaired Persons around the world that probably used to enjoy using Apple mobile products with iOS 7 are probably in the same boat as me. The latest iOS 7 with the visual cues removed, bevels, edges just make for a very awful UI experience overall. It's so bad I'm actually moving away from Apple (at least their iPhone/iPad mobile products) and considering Android (since 4.2+ now includes zoom/magnification accessibility).

about a year ago
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Microsoft Kills Xbox One Phone-Home DRM

therealprologic It's just a rouse (547 comments)

Microsoft will just silently re-add the missing features later on when all this has died down.

about a year and a half ago

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