* Posts by elreg@mailinator.com

15 posts • joined 5 Nov 2007

Patchy Windows patching leaves users insecure

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IT Angle

unified patching solution

Somebody tell Secunia wizards about distributions. Debian, FreeBSD & al: take your pick. The solution has been there for a while.

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Mozilla man sends Firefoxers to Microsoft Bing

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Paris Hilton

fix

Thanks for your advice, but I'll leave that writing business to others. "Nothing but the whirl of words could grasp my condition,"

http://print.signandsight.com/features/1910.html

http://www.dw-world.de/popups/popup_printcontent/0,,4991666,00.html

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MPs slam 'disgraceful' Type 45 destroyers

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Pirate

Imposter!

Is this a genuine Lewis Page article?

The "should have bought American" stuff all seems to be in order, but there is no mention of Eurofighter.

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NASA probes seek remnants of lost 'Theia' planet

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Thumb Up

Superb animation!

Who produced the animation? Is it based on real data or only illustrative?

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Brazilian ejected as lingerie arouses border staff suspicions

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Coat

So that's what our taxes are spent on?!

So the borders agency is keeping ladies with minimal clothing out of the country instead of searching for terrorists. Waste of money!

<- I'll get her a coat ...

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Retired army generals: Spend Trident money on the army

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Er

"But the aggressor nation still has missiles left, and it is clear that in the event of any retaliatory strike, Washington or Paris will share the fate of London. France declines to act. In America the debate is longer and harder fought, but in the end the result is the same."

Lewis, what planet were you on when you wrote that? Can you really envisage the American public letting its government leave alone a country that has demonstrated a willingness to use nuclear weapons against the West instead of unleashing over-whelming devastation to neutralise the threat and deter anyone else from trying something similar?

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The netbook newbie's guide to Linux

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Pirate

OK

The article is good as an article, but I'm not really sure who it is aimed at. People who want a simple point-click, know-nothing-beneath-the-bonnet interface get exactly that from the netbook manufacturers.

People who want a more Linux-y experience will probably install Ubuntu or one of the other full-featured "proper" Linux distributions. Who would actually want to tinker about in the command line of the netbook's restricted distribution? And why? OK, I know that some people will, but are they likely to need an article like this?

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MoD man 'faces Official Secrets trial' for leaving files on train

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Stop

Knighthood

Give him a knighthood. This valiant data warrior was clearly attempting to add to the formidable armoury of those fine folk at NO2ID.

... the database state

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Virgin Media ADSL punters suffer 2-day email meltdown

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Coat

Glad I left VM

I was fairly happy with NTL (cable and adsl). Things went downhill rapidly after Virgin took over (adsl). I am now _extremely_ happy with Zen (adsl).

Maybe there is a good reason for staying with Virgin as an ISP, but I have no idea what it might be.

<I got my coat and left>

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George Orwell joins blogging fray

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Heart

Strike me!

Superb use of strikeout there, Ms Bee!

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US hackette ponders jub-powered iPod

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Obviously...

My bad, I apologize:

RFB should have been BFB - Bulgarian Funbag, the sole universally accepted standard among elReg readers worldwide.

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Asus Eee PC 901 spied on web... in black

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Paris Hilton

Something missing?

There seems to be something missing from those piccies of the Eee.

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Google approaching world domination

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Coat

Old skool rules?

AMFM repeating the old Public Enemy adage: "Don't believe the hype!" Googol != Promis 2.0?

Mine is the black trenchcoat with matching hat.

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Translate my website... bitch

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Go

An article full of wheeze-bang...

Marketing wheeze, priceless!

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AOL spammer gets two years in the slammer

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Alert

This was all avoidable

If they had only heeded the missives from the brother of the recently deceased oil minister in Nigeria.

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