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    Re: Will a hammer do it?

    https://ata.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/ATA_Secure_Erase
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    Re: How do people port games to Linux?

    https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/14j9ed/how_difficult_is_it_to_port_a_game_from_windows/
    http://linuxlock.blogspot.com/2010/05/why-games-dont-get-ported-to-linuxa.html
  3. Re: Favorite or recent SteamOS + GNU/Linux PC games?

    Holy crap batman, quite the fanboy you are, the world disagrees with you when it comes to gaming. All games have patches, do you for one second believe that because it's on linux there won't be any...
  4. Re: Favorite or recent SteamOS + GNU/Linux PC games?

    Nah windows is still where gaming is at, I can't play GTA V, Witcher 3, BF4, Crysis 3, Thief etc on Linux and I'm not interested in the WINE masochism trying to make things work. And Windows 10 does...
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    Re: The Witcher 3 will come to Linux!

    All I can say is this is an absolutely awesome game!

    Playing it on Win10 though but that does not bother me.
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    Re: Why to consider system76

    Hehe. You do realise that System 76 does not make laptops? They are rebranded Clevo/Sager laptops last time I checked with a possible modified bios.

    Other side of the coin,...
  7. Re: CPU Install: What is the Proper Way to Ground?

    Yeah people should be using the terms Neutral, Live & Earth/Ground.
  8. Re: Hardware "Related", Bugs & Mites (Literally) Living Inside Hardware & Peripherals

    Come to Africa and have a look inside cases here :biggrin:
  9. Thread: Cars

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    Re: Cars

    Anything american, english, indian or chineese i won't touch with a barge pole.
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    Re: cost of cellular modules?

    Pretty much.
  11. Re: Can a motherboard whose manual says "Nvidia SLI" capable also work with two AMDs?

    Unless it specifically says AMD Crossfire is supported then the answer is 'no'.

    Another thing to keep in mind with dual cards is that you will need a PSU powerful enough to handle the load.
  12. Re: What's this this metal blob that sits on top of Pentium chip? And how do I remove

    You don't need to remove the heatsink to get the details. Post output of the following commands here,


    cat /proc/cpuinfo


    sudo dmidecode -t 4


    sudo apt-get install cpuid
  13. Thread: Cars

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    Re: Cars

    Until things start going wrong which is very expensive on those cars.
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    Re: Worth Upgrading from 4gb to 8gb ram?

    no point going to 8GB unless you are running out of ram which i doubt
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    Re: Too much distrohopping becomes a chronic disease

    Only one I have is Kali, swiss army knife in case of emergency.
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    Re: What computer are you using right now?

    A digital one, hoping for a quantum one :D
  17. Thread: A happy new year

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    Re: A happy new year

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Uo0JAUWijM
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    Re: Too much distrohopping becomes a chronic disease

    No, been running Manjaro based on Arch which uses pacman since 2012. Less frequent updates (compared to Arch) and none of the maintenance issues keeping an eye on the update news. Prior to that I...
  19. Re: Master of Science in Engineering Physics and garbage dumpster cleaner

    I looked at the univ. of lund website and could not find much info. What is the actual eng. degree and what is the masters? Could not find any course modules etc.

    Over here a B.Eng is a 4yr degree...
  20. Re: Master of Science in Engineering Physics and garbage dumpster cleaner

    Republic of South Africa
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    Re: Too much distrohopping becomes a chronic disease

    I really don't see the point in distro hopping. You will never find a distro that suites you 100%. Find something you like the most and mould it to your liking. I still install ubuntu or mint for...
  22. Re: Master of Science in Engineering Physics and garbage dumpster cleaner

    Over here that is not really an issue as they would rather employ someone with experience & proven track record but then you also get junior & senior positions with with different salary scales.
  23. Re: If you could have 1 game ported natively to linux what would it be?

    Even in dosbox?
  24. Thread: A happy new year

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    Re: A happy new year

    HNY to all!

    Still 8 hrs to go here on the southern tip of africa, will be starting the fire shortly to cremate a load of meat ;)
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    Re: What kind of cell phone do you use, and why?

    Anything simple, all I need is to make calls, send sms' and have an alarm. I find cellphones very intrusive & antisocial.
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