15 posts • joined 11 Jun 2010
Re: "deserves a decent OS"
For the sake of non-Australian readers, surely the opening paragraph should be prefixed with:
"The Australian telecoms giant ..."
Ask yourself, Sir El Reg Australian Editor, what percentage of your readership would have a clue who Telstra are or why they should / should not give a toss about them?
Or one browser with multiple profiles
firefox -ProfileManager -no-remote
It's definitely Panasonic Vieracast, not Samsung. The URLs in the linked-to article make this a certainty.
Beer, coz it's now Friday evening.
Do you mean the AC at 2259hrs above your post or below it?
... Paris, obviously.
.. I doubt that
like cp -a. Preserves metadata. The a is for 'archive'...
tar preserves metadata by default...
Whether the Samba client can do a good enough job of preserving permissions when talking to a Windows host is perhaps another matter...
Downvoted because free software is never hard to get your hands on.
<-- Beer, since RichCopy is only free as in...
I'd also suggest using VirtualBox OSE instead of VMware since it's free as in speech/libre.
It might be worth mentioning that this is an MHEG implementation of iPlayer, which means that once other devices get their Freeview HD MHEG engines up to scratch the service will work on them too.
Beer 'cos it's that time of day...
Ain't gonna happen
...that's about as likely as iTunes supporting multiple music retailers.
Unless Jobs gets his cut of the sales it ain't gonna happen.
Java? Applet? Winamp?
And wtf is http5!?!
You're kidding right?
Have you tried downloading linux drivers from nvidia.com? I've never had any (major) problems with 'em, but I do run Fedora on the machine that has an nvidia card.
Can't stand Windo$e and kudos to those experimenting with dual boot. Just remember to blow away the NTFS partition when you're finished ;-)
However I do remember back in the day I used %TEMP% to locate the temp directory. That would simplify the instructions on page #1 somewhat, don't you think El Reg?
Will Wright must be clutching at straws if that's the latest addition to the series.
But I guess it still sounds more enjoyable than Farmville. Though in all likelihood most of the game would be spent controlling your Sim who is playing Farmville on Telstra time...
5%?! More like 50!
According to digital spy Freeview HD coverage has reached 50%:
I guess you guessed wrong :-)
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