They could consolidate somewhat, freeing up part of the /8 – assuming, of course, that they've not hardcoded all over the place…
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… have you informed them of this and your reaction to it? If it could help them not to make this particular mistake again, then you should.
… and with Chromium?
Ways and means
I've started keeping one browser for Google stuff where I need to be signed in and another for everything else. However, that still leaves my Android phone, for which many things will normally go via a Google app because it's more convenient.
And the rest of us?
Ouch ouch ouch
He has a computer call?
$(shutdown -h now)
Enough said. :-)
ISP support required?
No – look up 6to4 and you'll find out how you can do it, given a suitable router.
I've always used the open-source drivers. Yes, there have been missing features, but then I've never been stuck with particular kernel versions because of lack of support in the drivers.
I'm currently using Gallium3D (part of Mesa 7.9-devel) on R300-series hardware. When that fails or I find it to be a bit too underpowered, then I'll see what's around and what's supported (should be more or less what's available, as well as older hardware).
I see lots of them, with contents such as jam or pickled vegetables.
Now, if only we had transparent aluminium…
That still leaves one day each leap year.
That they do
My line is claimed to be capable of 512Kb/s, but I fairly consistently get 1152Kb/s. This is plain ADSL.
Oh, wait, wrong sort…
Software (or firmware), shirley.
Re: Getting out of it
Basic line rental charge, TPS registration, Caller ID enabled at no extra cost? That one's renewed yearly.
Not to be anywhere near as restrictive about bundling their OS (seemingly) anywhere and everywhere. Especially on laptops and netbooks. I'd like to be able to walk into a local PC World (for example) and buy a shiny new laptop without having to pay the Windows tax.
Although, to be fair, I did once buy a shiny new netbook from them, and there was no Windows tax. But that was before the netbook market was stitched up by M$…
One True Distro?
With many One True Derivatives.
GIMP & CMYK
… what if you're a socks-with-sandals beardy?
I'm off to play Solar Maul.
It's all lies
We're actually going to be playing host to a series of Disaster Area concerts.
Turning of things
Around what axis? By how much?
Is that “Anonymous Coward” or “Alternating Current”?
Patent infringement suit clause
Technically, this removes a freedom. Does the licence pass the DFSG freeness test?
A, S, X, <, >, ?, Space.
Where's the problem?
What are these ‘friend’ things anyway?
Different CPU, for a start.
Would be nicer with an N450 and Linux, but even with those I'd probably still stick with my 901 for a while yet.
Certainly. Just not in the way which they'd prefer…
What should they disqualify?
They're the ones in charge; eating the wrong piece of cheese, suddenly dropping dead of myxomatosis, sending us along a different path in our maze…
Too long to boot etc.?
Simple fix. Install something GNU/Linux, being careful to do a reasonably minimal installation (at least initially). Power-on to desktop in 30s is fairly easily possible, counting time taken to apply fingers to keyboard for login purposes.
And, er… virus updates? Really? I would have thought that you'd want to get rid of them…
Anyway, about this iPad thing being a media consumption device: call it an iPod Max.
bugs.debian.org would be affected: it uses bold text for unvisited links and normal text for visited links.
… does, as you seem to be saying, need to be more fine-grained. There are certain sites for which I *want* to keep history across browsing sessions, then there's everywhere else where either I would prefer to throw away the history (or not record it in the first place) or it doesn't matter.
Manual selective clearing is possible, but people are lazy.
I doubt that.
Now, about that bundling of Windows…
What do you mean, “[5BEB][4E2D]”?
I'm presently using Deja Vu Sans Bold for window titles and Deja Vu Serif Condensed for my desktop font, mainly because I decided that I'd had enough of the similarity between ‘I’ and ‘l’. Works well with plain anti-aliasing; none of this horrible highly noticeable colour-fringing nonsense.
Re: It changes nothing for Chinese users
And if there's a ‘cached’ link…?
Not for us Iceweasel users!
All compass points
Magnetic ice? Interesting.
Re: I don't use Windows
“Seriously: how long does it *take* to come up with a single, unified install and uninstall system, or a single, consistent GUI, with proper guidelines?”
What does that have to do with Linux?
Linux, combined with userland stuff to make an OS (let's call it GNU/Linux, for convenience) – yes, there maybe you have a point. But that would be monoculture…
I'd stick to using it when baking if I were you. Unless you mean caustic soda…
1e100.net: created by Google on 2009-09-24.
1e1oo.net: created on 2010-02-04.
1el00.net: created on 2010-02-08.
le100.net: created on 2009-11-21.
leloo.net: created on 2008-03-30.
So, looking at those dates, three of those are potentially scammer domains, and one very likely isn't.
The other eleven possibilities (discounting non-ASCII, which I've not checked) are all, as yet, unregistered…
Resolution is pixel size, not pixel count.
My EeePC 901 has a higher resolution than my older laptop with its 15.4" 1280x800 panel.
What's all the fuss about?
There's no problem playing any of the Ogg codecs or H.264 with a suitable browser plugin (and I don't mean Flash) on Linux…
There's an idea
Cover the asteroids in paper. We win!
Hah. Lizards, the lot of them…
There's energy efficiency to consider. However, I see little point in replacing for this reason until either more processing power is needed (consider older hardware) or the hardware fails.
Can a remote site read a machine's MAC address?
It can't read what isn't there…