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Bash To Require Further Patching, As More Shellshock Holes Found

x_t0ken_407 Re:Soon to be patched (329 comments)

Obvious troll is obvious.

about three weeks ago
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OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1 Released

x_t0ken_407 Re:I was all about Mandrake/Mandriva for years but (30 comments)

Yeah, Mandriva 2009 was my first Linux distro, and I always advocated for it's use among beginners vs. Ubuntu. I eventually moved on to Fedora, then quickly to Arch (which I still use to this day), due in part to the reasons that subsequently lead up to he Mageia fork...I (like many in the community) saw the writing on the wall long before the fork became a reality. Unfortunate too...I loved Mandriva.

about three weeks ago
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Physicist Claims Black Holes Mathematically Don't Exist

x_t0ken_407 Re:Black holes are real, we observe them all the t (356 comments)

It's articles and discussions like this that make me want to quit my sys engineer job and go back to school and earn a Ph.D in astrophysics. *Sigh* but I can dream...

about a month ago
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Astrophysicists Identify the Habitable Regions of the Entire Universe

x_t0ken_407 Re:How do we know life can't adapt to it? (80 comments)

That. Is. Fucking. Awesome. I'll now be stuck reading through the archives on that domain for a while...didn't even know it existed after all these years reading xkcd!

about a month ago
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Firefox 32 Arrives With New HTTP Cache, Public Key Pinning Support

x_t0ken_407 Re:First impressions (220 comments)

Just realized that Pale Moon now has a release for Linux...compiling that now. I'd always been interested but left out b/c I'm a Linux user.

about a month and a half ago
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Firefox 32 Arrives With New HTTP Cache, Public Key Pinning Support

x_t0ken_407 Re:First impressions (220 comments)

I'm certainly no fan of Google nor Chrome/Chromium. However, it's ALWAYS been very obviously faster than Firefox, in my experience. FF caught up (as far as my perception goes, anyways) with the release of Australis -- it's now about on par with chrome though still slightly slower. Just an opinion from someone who's not a fan of either browser.

about a month and a half ago
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Saturn's F Ring Is Now Three Times As Wide As During the Voyager Flybys

x_t0ken_407 Re:Dear Lord, what has happened to Slashdot?! (41 comments)

Well...it IS labor day. Point being that those who aren't out just to troll, and more likely to bring substance to the discussions are probably out enjoying their holiday.

about 2 months ago
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Why Women Have No Time For Wikipedia

x_t0ken_407 Re:Obvious Reason (579 comments)

Replying to undo incorrect mod :/ This should've been modded HILARIOUS.

about 2 months ago
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How Red Hat Can Recapture Developer Interest

x_t0ken_407 Re:IT departments, on the other hand... (232 comments)

I'd also prefer RHEL over all others, except for the costs (which are inconsequential to me, usually). I too get stuck trying to push CentOS...most shops I've been at want to be able to point the finger at someone, hence paying for RHEL. What's odd is, the shop I've been working at for the past year actually uses Ubuntu LTS, so I've (unfortunately, or perhaps, fortunately, in the name of expanding my knowledge) had to learn the system pretty quickly. Haven't had any problems with it so far, an actually I'm impressed with the LTS version's stability (while originally I abhorred it for no actual reason, heh). Seems like a cross between RHEL's stability and Fedora's up-to-date packages.

about 2 months ago
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Brown Dwarf With Water Clouds Tentatively Detected Just 7 Light-Years From Earth

x_t0ken_407 Re:Is this the missing "dark matter"? (85 comments)

No matter how cold it is, it would STILL interact with light (being cold does not make something invisible). And given the number of cold brown dwarfs it would take to make up the difference, it would be virtually impossible to NOT have seen them (if they were in fact the the culprits of dark matter) as others have alluded to in this thread.

about 2 months ago
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Hackers Claim PlayStation Network Take-Down

x_t0ken_407 So this is why... (97 comments)

...I couldn't sign-in for most of yesterday :/

about 2 months ago
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LinkedIn Busted In Wage Theft Investigation

x_t0ken_407 Re:Ooh, get tough... (108 comments)

SMFH. Seems legit. Eventually, at some point, us plebians have to get fed up with it right? I mean, we just MUST have a breaking point, right?

about 3 months ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

x_t0ken_407 Re:Well at least they saved the children! (790 comments)

GP's attribution was in a negative light, and I (incorrectly) took your correction of that attribution as a defense of things being falsely attributed to Abrahamic religions. It's really as simple as that. I certainly didn't see you as harping on religion, and if that's the case I'd much prefer to see more of that type of "harping" going on (i.e., sticking to facts, and not emotional outbursts borne from past experiences with those purporting to be "Christians").

"Eye for an eye" is NOT common amongst those who truly follow Christ's teachings, and are not just looking for a way to oppress others and feel "holier-than-thou". In fact, (and forgive my bringing this up if my beliefs offend you) it was Jesus who said "turn the other cheek." And (admittedly unrelated) it was Jesus who said love thy neighbor as thyself, and thus, God does NOT hate gays (as so many of who you and many others view as "Christians" try to purport) or any other sinners, and he in fact loves them -- he loves us all. For ALL have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Neither does God hate pedophiles, etc. which is in the same vein as the GP's assertions of these types of people needing help and rehabilitation, vs. blind hatred for them (which -- I guess mistakenly -- is what I thought you were alluding to in your former post).

Perhaps there is a significantly larger portion or people seen in the adverse light and who I personally would not call a Christian, however, we're not all like that, and it was good -- at least for the moment -- to feel like someone else understood that.

about 3 months ago
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Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police

x_t0ken_407 Re:Well at least they saved the children! (790 comments)

Exactly, thank you for pointing this out and saving me the time. I know it's common and accepted to harp on religion around here, however a lot of the stereotypes are not actually factual and the product of fringe groups or otherwise misguided peoples, such as in this case.

about 3 months ago
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Jesse Jackson: Tech Diversity Is Next Civil Rights Step

x_t0ken_407 As an African American, this pisses me off (514 comments)

I don't get it...I worked hard and was determined, and built my career from the ground up, WITHOUT a college degree. I don't understand why or even how I've continuously found work in an industry that needs a civil rights movement...? Should I ask the myriad of previous and current minority co-workers their experiences and trials/tribulations in attempting to break into this industry with such a color barrier? This is a fucking slap in the face of the ACTUAL civil rights movement of the past, and it sickens me.

about 3 months ago
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Dutch Court Says Government Can Receive Bulk Data from NSA

x_t0ken_407 Re:Just wow. (109 comments)

And what, precisely, entails "doing anything of worth" to you, AC? How do you know, from this one post, what I have or have not done? Or are you just a troll? Lol, THAT implication is quite clear :p

about 3 months ago
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Dutch Court Says Government Can Receive Bulk Data from NSA

x_t0ken_407 Re:Just wow. (109 comments)

You're all just "sheeple"? Wat. Where did you get that from? Stop projecting your insecurities on me, AC.

about 3 months ago
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Dutch Court Says Government Can Receive Bulk Data from NSA

x_t0ken_407 Re:Why do we bother? (109 comments)

This, but eventually we'll need to convince people that if you don't have a smartphone, ipad, smart TV or other such device, you MUST be a terrorist. I mean, why else would one live "off-grid"?

about 3 months ago

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