Re: If systemd is so bad...
Because the earlier scope of systemd seemed to be more reasonable.
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Because the earlier scope of systemd seemed to be more reasonable.
The systemd camp would have saved themselves a lot of grief by making this the default for all distributions.
> I've donated. Money where my
alternative fallback options are.
Yes, I've also donated.
> You also usually have to statically allocate RAM to VMs
Not entirely true. With techniques like memory ballooning the OS may think it has 4Gb, but really it's only being given 2Gb -- and memory ballooning isn't terribly damaging to VM performance done correctly. There's also memory compression, and VM swapping. After a quick glance through, this article (http://media.kingston.com/images/branded/MKP_339_VMware_vSphere4.0_whitepaper.pdf) looks like a good if somewhat dated survey.
There is also the possibility of hot-adding memory (or CPUs) to a running VM. It takes a conjunction of hypervisor and guest OS support, but it's shipping in VMware now: http://searchvmware.techtarget.com/tip/VMware-vSphere-hot-add-RAM-and-hot-plug-CPU-Not-so-hot-but-still-cool
Yes, more patches to evaluate -- because (most) application patches are distributed in the same mechanism as OS patches.
This is a *good* thing.
I would have thought that the typical male body mass being larger would have meant more body to absorb cosmic rays, and therefore more chance for a mutation that eventually becomes deadly cancer. The numbers above point to some different mechanism -- what is it?
Poorly crafted init.d scripts can be worked around very simply by not installing that *particular* package. systemd breakage can't be worked around.
When leaving a job, benefits go away. So the departing lady would be offered the choice of paying what would be a small refrigeration charge, or letting the eggs go and going back to the standard biological course.
Why do you see this as a problem, unless it is badly administered and choice is not presented to the employee?
Evaporation from the sea at temperatures close to zero will be low, as the liquids tend not to evaporate when cold.
Or kinda doesn't. Perhaps we've had a different experience, but can't be bothered to write a detailed list of the 90 times people have helped versus the 5 times that people were less helpful / responded with RTFM / were abusive.
But that's not NEARLY enough. Imagine a wallet with an Oyster with a monthly ticket loaded and two contactless debit cards -- not all that unusual a config.
1) Scanner sees all three at the same time -- choose the Oyster.
2) Scanner sees Oyster and card A, the card that purchase the Oyster. Choose the Oyster.
3) Scanner sees card A only. System matches Card A with purchase of single monthly Oyster, choose Oyster -- but see next point.
4) Scanner sees card A only. System matches Card A, card A has purchased a monthly ticket on one Oyster card and topped up a different Oyster card. Should this journey go against the monthly ticket, or the Oyster card presumably carried by a family member or friend?
5) Scanner only sees card B, which has never been used to purchase any Oyster item. Charges can only against B -- or can they go against the monthly Oyster as that has been detected "in the same wallet as card B previously"?
> The additional commuter infrastructure required?
From the website about the features of the Principal Place building mentioned in the article:
• High quality cyclist provisions at basement mezzanine level, entered via 2 dedicated cycle lifts on Hearn Street, with direct access to and from the main lobby for ease of use.
• 600 bicycle spaces, with adjacent shower, changing and locker facilities.
Poor hedgehog... ;-(
This seems to be a "throw a handfull of darts and maybe one will hit" approach.
> they have to go where the service tells them
I believe they choose what jobs they accept, and this gives them control of where they go.
I don't know if they still do it, but it was corporate policy during most of the years Jack Welch ran the company.
> what happens to the books you've downloaded when you cancel the subscription?
A question completely missed out in their video presentation. Technically they could have their reader hardware and software purge/lock the titles if the device doesn't have an up to day "subscription has been paid" ticket. This might be very frustrating on vacation, with your book getting locked because you don't hook up to WiFi frequently when travelling.
Also, what happens with the highlighting and comments? I'd hope they are retained so if you turn off the subscription for a couple of months and come back, your "notes in the book" are still there.
> Simple: you tell them exactly which of the pages that they have indexed against your name
Bollocks. Complete bollocks.
You're assuming that only one John Smith is listed on the page Google has indexed. How can Google possibly know *which* John Smith the person running the search is searching for?
Why wouldn't you expect them to keep email for the longest possible interval instead? It would be a very good way of tracking who had what access to what information...
I think your concept of short retention intervals at the NSA is absurd. Short retention in the email client with three separated levels of email archives with separate access control -- that would make sense.
Citations please, with long analysis periods preferably. It will take a while for the additional money circulating in the lower paid part of the economy to propagate into additional employment.
The article doesn't say how much, if any, of this hacking activity depended on having a starting point inside the military networks. It would be interesting to know if these sites they were hacking were Internet facing, or internal.
I'm kind of curious, did you read the first line of his post?
The app has *multiple* functions, not all of them are available offline.
As someone who hikes into back country, I go to enjoy the sound of streams and the wind through the trees. As someone who likes toys, like most on this site, I think it sound like a really awesome place to fly a drone. It seems one or two weekends a year, timed to be outside mating birthing seasons, could readily allow both worlds.
Banning gas powered drones at all times seems to be sensible, particularly this very dry summer.
Try watching the video again -- the car has the equivalent of eyes in the back of its head as it sees the bicycle moving up from behind. The same will work for motorcycles. What I am hoping they start working on soon is the detection of gaze direction, as that is a more powerful indicator of intent than hand signals.
The laws passed in California, Arizona, and elsewhere are not requiring separate lanes, just driver supervision of the vehicle. This seems to be working well so far.
By going through slowly, and only moving forward when there isn't an obstacle, as the current crop of cars is doing.
Watch it closely for a while. You'll see fun things like the madman walking his bicycle against the main circulation of traffic https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=pLUm3Q-7iZA#t=43 -- the one with the orange load on his bike trailer. People recognize what direction he is moving, and veer left or right so that 1) don't hit him and 2) give him room to move forward.
Thanks for linking this video -- it's joined my list of favorite videos as a wonderful example of human cooperation.
Windows RT doe not run real Windows programs, so I think you've got that backwards.
In short, Pro is a decent tablet, and RT is a Frankenstein monster.
Why don't you change the settings on your phone to turn off the screen unless you touch the screen/hit a volume button? You'd still get audio announcements from the navigation software, recording of the GPS track, and most other things I can think that you really *need* for a heavy GPS usage scenario.
Isn't the scope of the compromise limited to the type of hardware? For firmware devices with a simple process and memory model, I can see the compromise extending to _all_ the memory.
But for other devices, including the webservers at companies, it seems the access would be more limited. How can _all_ the memory be compromised when the OpenSSL library would be loaded inside a process context with memory protection that prevents you seeing the memory of other processes? It seems you should only get it for the particular process(es) using OpenSSL in support of each IP ports communications.
No, making the current drone fleet illegal is a step too far. Encourage all reviews of this sort of tech to severely mark down any device that is lacking encryption, and then start working on a law that would make it illegal to sell a pre-packaged drone without control signals encryption to take effect in one year.
And if you want to keep your phone going past three years, assuming 18th months for the each battery? Then you're out of luck.
Assuming, of course, that they replace your phone when you ask the first time -- a situation where you've handed control to someone else.
Replaceable batteries for me...
And you think that easy access to a broader world won't help change these attitudes? It's exactly what has changed them around the world in general...
Instead of pinging TheRegister for this one, ping your firewall team. They just need to block the video stream bits, and not do stupid things like rewriting the content of the web page.
> So in 2013, guess what proportion of Oxfam income came from government? I'll tell you: 41%, amounting to £159.8m.
Interesting. Was there any breakdown as to how much of that was Gift Aid matching? I ask because I personally would consider Gift Aid matching not to be the government funding the charity as such, and more as an awkward patch to the tax code so that income given to charity is taxed less.
Which screen rotates at the AltGr <arrow-key> is controlled by where the mouse cursor is.
It can be a bit confusing -- if the result of one rotation changes the resolutions so the mouse pointer moves into a different monitor. ;-)
Something more. Linux containers ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LXC ) and some technology to do packing of what you want in the container ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Docker_(software) )
Even if you're sure it's in the right place, check. Mine got knocked out while Christmas lights were being plugged in, and it took me a while to spot it.
The Washington Post is speculating that the mission would cost $4.7 billion. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/achenblog/wp/2014/03/05/is-nasa-really-going-to-send-a-probe-to-europa/?tid=hpModule_1728cf4a-8a79-11e2-98d9-3012c1cd8d1e
It's early days, with two major different approaches mentioned just in the article above.
Of course, the mouse-over doesn't work if
1) You're using tablet to read the web page OR
2) You're using Pocket to read the article offline on the train OR
3) You don't happen to mouse-over the picture OR
4) You're using the Readability mode of Safari (that's a guess)
This attempt at humor is a FAIL on the Reg's part.
Well spotted Adrian.
I hadn't looked at the graphic in detail, expecting to see it at better resolution when I read the linked PDF report later. To find it's from something else entirely was disappointing.
> The latest things is apparently these super-magnetic toy balls
> which are "harmful to children", the producer is being shut down
> via governmental lawfare
They are potentially life threatening -- and it's not that big of a surprise, once you hear about the mechanism. If magnetic bearing are swallowed, they can get on opposite sides of bits of tissue in the intestines. With the strength of the magnetic attraction they pinch the tissue, and with normal gastric movements added in you can end up with perforated intestines. Keep them away from young children and pets.
Doesn't mean they should be banned, of course.
The estate cars like the V70 have massive boots -- very handy for hauling things.
"And the TV company is probably only getting money from the advertisers on the basis of the number of viewers in their broadcast area." Which is unchanged. With Aereo, you could only sign up if you lived in the area of the broadcast signal -- hence, no change in model.
This was actually a shame, as I would have been happy to (at least consider) paying for a "I don't live in Denver but I want their TV" subscription. The segmentation of broadcast rights for sports would have probably blocked this idea anyway...
It's really funny to see a large dog look downwards at the Chihuahua and then turn away in defeat. If there were thought bubbles, you'd see "OK, I'll go away. Yappy little dog, could eat it in a bite. What is it thinking? Why am I leaving..." with the words getting smaller and smaller.
I agree on the implied linkage -- the end of the Tumbler message issues an apology. If this was a simple third-party compromise like the Adobe scenario that Zama gives, then Yahoo has no apology to make as they would be going above and beyond their responsibilities.
Even if the passwords were stored encrypted, what possible reason does Yahoo (as the service provider) have to share the *password*? Username, etc, makes some sense. Password sharing does not.
They used to piggyback on one of the other services early in their corporate life, but I recall reading of the termination of their 2G contract. Oddly enough, it was about the time when my mobile service at home went from "OK everywhere in the house" to "barely passable, make calls upstairs".
Only reason I stuck with them as long as I did was they were the only ones offering unlimited 3G data at the time of my last contract renewal...
The second point that Facebook makes about having to request all privileges is only true if the app is monolithic. It seems that some of the functions could be split out, optionally installed, and with each separately installed a separate list of privileges could be given.
If they want a level of trust, they could even make these separate bits open source. An SMS-listener that matches only texts from a certain number and them communicates that a properly formatted two-factor authentication has arrived.
Regarding the arrival of the agents: The story gives the location as Columbus Ohio, where there is an international airport. As the agents arrived "an hour into the show" per the coverage at http://the-gadgeteer.com/2014/01/20/amc-movie-theater-calls-fbi-to-arrest-a-google-glass-user/, there was plenty of time for them to get just about anywhere in a city like Columbus of about a million people.