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  1. Thread: Why Linux Sucks

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    Re: Why Linux Sucks

    I'm seriously considering going back to PC-BSD / Openbox. It was great in 2006, & has come a long way since then.

    I loved Arch, that's why I used it (on two machines) for ~4.5 years. :) I want to...
  2. Thread: Why Linux Sucks

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    Re: Why Linux Sucks

    Here is one of the many critical reviews of systemd:

    http://monolight.cc/2011/05/the-systemd-fallacy/

    The Arch devs are going with systemd because it will save them time in maintenance.

    I...
  3. Thread: Why Linux Sucks

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    Re: Interesting and Provocative Video!

    Many of (us) others do...
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    Re: Why does Adobe hate us?

    As has been previously stated, it is only about profit.

    This is an excellent read which broad brushes the Apple/Adobe history, both companies which are primarily interested in profit (like 99% of...
  5. Re: One simple thing that could make gnome 3 soooo MUCH better!

    Using Openbox as its WM would certainly sort out Gnome 3's inherent problems!
  6. Thread: Why Linux Sucks

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    Re: Interesting and Provocative Video!

    So how do you fit the Systemd virus into that?
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    Re: Anyone seen Handy in awhile?

    You've always been a trouble maker mips... :p
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    Re: Supercomputer predicts revolution

    All supercomputers are not created equal.

    It is always a sobering thought to think of someone with average intelligence & then know that ~ half the people in the world have lower intelligence than...
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    Re: Monthly Ubuntu Releases Proposed

    I like the Arch rolling release system. Some hate it, that's why all OSs don't use it.

    I personally don't care what upgrade system Ubuntu uses, though I do think that Canonical need to find a way...
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    Re: Skim milk might be unhealthy

    That is a BIG generalisation KiwiNZ.

    If someone takes measures using various nutrients in an effort to prevent illness, I can't see them doing themselves any damage. The water soluble nutrients...
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    Re: Skim milk might be unhealthy

    It is not in their interest to promote the ways to avoid CVD. They could do it now, but their businesses would diminish dramatically.

    Their primary concern is quarterly profits & the benefits that...
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    Re: Rolling Release Ubuntu

    I watched Mark Shuttleworth's keynote speech at the Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat 10.10 Developer Summit (UDS) (May 10, 2010):
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    Re: Skim milk might be unhealthy

    Me too, I'm a vegan. :)
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    Re: Skim milk might be unhealthy

    That's why you need to have a good intake of antioxidants. :)
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    Re: Rolling Release Ubuntu

    I had a bit of a search but couldn't find the video on Youtube.

    I'm currently downloading Marks keynote address to the 10.10 UDS. Perhaps that is it?

    Thanks for posting those links.

    It...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Color display Linux/Ubuntu Vs MAC OS SL Vs Win7 ?

    You don't have to demonstrate it.

    If you want to make your other installations look the same as OS/X, you have to learn about how to adjust your display settings & monitor to get the results you...
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    Re: Skim milk might be unhealthy

    I wasn't writing a thesis on the subject. ;)

    Like I said, people should do their own research. Though unfortunately most don't bother, & their medical practitioners rarely have any valuable...
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    Re: How do you keep your distrobution clean?

    I have an alias in Arch that removes all unused packages from /var/cache/pacman/pkg/

    alias clearcache="sudo pacman -Sc"

    which I do from time to time.

    DotPac, is a great little tool for...
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    Re: Skim milk might be unhealthy

    Apart from weight issues due to poor nutrition there is arteriosclerosis which has its primary causes of inadequate nutrition in combination with too much of the wrong types of fat.

    Nutrition is...
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    Demonoid is up again:

    They have recovered from their hardware failure.

    Pretty quickly this time...
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    Re: Did the SCO ruin Linux's start?

    I know, but they did it far too late, MS was already entrenched.

    If they had of done it in the very early days of the Mac (after they had got Adobe to happen - producing the postscript driver for...
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    Re: Skim milk might be unhealthy

    Apart from lifestyle, the problem is that the food we eat (fruit & veg') doesn't have the amount of nutrition that it had 50 years ago. If you have a search on it, you will find that the difference...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Color display Linux/Ubuntu Vs MAC OS SL Vs Win7 ?

    I run Arch on a 2007 24" iMac. It looks fine to me.

    When I use OS/X, I think that the Arch fonts are rendered better.

    Having said that; I finally got around to upgrading to OS/X 10.6.8 last...
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    Re: Turn ArchBang into Arch

    Have you had a good look at the Beginners' Guide?
    It may benefit you to identify your system's hardware resources & have a search in the Arch wiki & if you still need to the Arch forums.

    It is...
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    Re: Rolling Release Ubuntu

    You can also easily upgrade your kernel & other packages beyond Ubuntu "stable", have a look at the Ubuntu stuff: section of the OP in this thread:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1238129
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