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xpurple Small online footprint ( comments)

I've worked very hard to leave a small online footprint of my personal life with the exception of nicknames that people I work for don't know.

It's confused a few places I've tried to get jobs at "You don't have facebook!?"

I do, but it's not in my real name and I don't share it with places I work. Same as all other things on the internet.

about a year ago

For 2012's U.S. tax season ...

xpurple Slavery (526 comments)

Taxation is nothing short of slavery.

about a year and a half ago

Canonical Announces Mir: A New Display Server Not On X11 Or Wayland

xpurple Re:Canonical swirling down to irrelevance. (354 comments)

I've seen a lot of the same. Everyone I know has left Ubuntu.

I became sick of the whole mess and just went to FreeBSD.

about a year and a half ago

Ask Slashdot: What Distros Have You Used, In What Order?

xpurple Re:Yggsdrasil (867 comments)

I loved OS/2 back in the day!

about 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: What Distros Have You Used, In What Order?

xpurple Yggsdrasil (867 comments)


about 2 years ago

Slashdot Turns 15, What Are You Doing Later?

xpurple Re:User ID vs year joined? (247 comments)

It's insane the number of people here now. Please note my low ID :)

more than 2 years ago

Indonesian Man Faces Five Years For Atheist Facebook Post

xpurple Re:He deserves it (907 comments)

No, but you can lose your job. Not to mention your children in a custody case.

When my daughter asks what people in church do, I tell her "They go there to talk to imaginary friends and think they are helping people."

She respond "That's crazy daddy!"

I nod.

People who believe in imaginary sky gods are insane. Sadly they rule the planet.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Assembling a Linux Desktop Environment From Parts?

xpurple Re:Really (357 comments)

I use fvwm2 and it works very well. Quite snappy. I have the KDE and gnome libs installed so all those apps run fine.

about 2 years ago

Boot Linux In Your Browser

xpurple Funny! (393 comments)

This is very funny. A nice trick of which there may be some use. Suggestions?

more than 3 years ago

German Photog Wants to Shoot Buildings Excluded From Street View

xpurple Re:Erm... (327 comments)

How does that work for me? I live on a private drive (which is marked private) that is rather long. Google has pictures of my place showing that they ignored my privacy.

more than 4 years ago

ARM Designer Steve Furber On Energy-Efficient Computing

xpurple Re:so why can't i buy a !@##$% low powered compute (195 comments)

I want something that is low power, has a nice keyboard and runs linux. Text only mode is fine as all I really want to do is run emacs.

more than 4 years ago

iPhone Web Claims Draw Governmental Rebuke in UK

xpurple Websites (517 comments)

If it doesn't work in lynx then it stinks.

I lack java and flash on my main browser yet I can still function just fine on the internet.

more than 6 years ago


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