* Posts by CAPS LOCK

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Linux Mint 17.2: If only all penguinista desktops were done this way

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Re: Lack of upgrades is a killer for me

Backup is your friend.

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Goodbye Vulcan: Blighty's nuclear bomber retires for the last time

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Why is it painted green UNDERNEATH?

Do they park it on its roof?

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The writer underestimates the effect of the Falklands raids...

... Its rumoured that the Americans had told them that it was impossible. The Argentinians shat themselves, they thought it might be the prelude to mainland bombing.

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Cisco gobbles OpenDNS, sorts out cloud security portfolio

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On behalf of OpenDNS users...

..."Bummer".

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BBC (sort of) sorry for Grant Shapps Wikipedia smear reportage

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Ooh, a bit of a quandry here...

Highhanded arrogant lackadaisical BBC versus sleazy MP, Gah, a plague on both their houses, as someone once said.

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Hello Tosh, got a downrated 6TB spinner? Yes, for slower workloads

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In round figures, twice the storage with the same number of parts to make or buy. 'Win' as they say on the intertubes.

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Bring back Quantum Bigfoot drives, big, slow, cool, reliable...

... you know it makes sense.

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Half of Windows Server 2003 fans will miss July's security cut-off

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It's a WHOLE HOUR since the last thinly disguise w2k3 eol MS advert.

Stop already.

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Crowdfunded beg-a-thon to bail out Greece raises 0.003% of target

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Defaulting on loans hasn't hurt Iceland ...

... mind you I see they can't afford Kerry Katona any more...

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The Great Windows Server 2003 migration: Where do we go from here?

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For Dog's sake shut up about w2k3 eol.

It won't make MS any more money banging on about it now. That ship has SAILED.

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The Great Windows Server 2003 migration: How to plan your trip

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Enough already....

... stop telling us about win 2k3 eol, Anyone who was going to upgrade has already done so.

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Gates: Renewable energy can't do the job. Gov should switch green subsidies into R&D

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Hahaha, I loled at your combination of naivity and gullibility until...

... I looked at the rest of the thread. So you're one of Bills minions. How's that working out for you? But you're bang on with your appraisal of my character though.

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So, to sum up, give my companies money...

.... I'm shocked, shocked I tell you, that Bill would operate in his own personal interests. c.f. Malaria...

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BT: Let us scrap ordinary phone lines. You've all got great internet, right?

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Wires are so twentieth century....

... soon it'll be Wimax and 4G etc and we can say 'Goodbye BT, it was a royal pain knowing you'.

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Whoops, there goes my data! Hold onto your privates in the Dropbox era

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Re: TLDR - Urgent

Just block regmedia.co.uk like everyone else. Your pages load faster, less of your bandwidth is burned and you don't see all the irrelevant images. What's not to like?

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Indiana Jones whips Bond in greatest movie character poll

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Re: What about No. 6?

@ Bob Wheeler - You are a man of taste and discernment.

I recommend the Bob Peck version of Edge of Darkness to you.

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Larry Ellison: Oracle's going to WAR against Amazon cloud prices

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Going toe-to-toe with AWS on price?

Larry's a GENIUS!

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Pint-sized PCIe powerhouse: Intel NUC5i5RYK

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Elegant and useful, but..

... too expensive. Well, for me anyhow. Architects? Probably not?

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Microsoft sez soz over Windows 10 'freebie' balls-up

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In Linux the DE (Desktop Environment) is an installable component, like a media player...

... but I'm guessing you knew that and were just trolling?

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India to Russia: 'Sod you, Vlad, we're going to the moon ALONE'

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What's wrong with being from Norfolk...

... at least I can count beyond twenty six unlike you lot.

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Germany says no steamy ebooks until die Kinder have gone to bed

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More proof, as if it were needed, that politicians are idiots.

We need a better way.

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Reg scribe feels disturbance in the force at secret Empire Strikes Back screening

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I'm guessing that I'm expected to either know what Secret Cinema is....

... or Google it, because there's f all explanation in the article.

Clique much?

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UK.gov loses crucial battle in home-taping war with musicians

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Home Taping Is Killing Music

Good, modern music is shit. Die already. <Puts on 'Larks Tongues in Aspic'>

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Data AWOL? Thank God for backup. You backed up, right?

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Regular restores and comparisons, cycles be damned...

... as Ellen Ripley might say 'It's the only way to be sure'.

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Microsoft unzips $120,000 in FREE gizzits for cloudy upstarts

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... and another thing, where are all the MS Image Management Consultants...

... in this thread? On strike? 'Let go' in the recent shake-up? Where? I demand to know internet!

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Getting 'free' stuff from Microsoft...

... what could possibly go wrong?

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Haha "I'll give you some sweets if you get in my van"

Guess what happens in the van...

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Cinnamon 2.6 – a Linux desktop for Windows XP refugees

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I still think Mint XFCE is the perfect drop-in replacement for XP...

... and, because I'm in charge, it is in my office.

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Vauxhall VXR8: You know when you've been tangoed

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What's the point? Congestion and obsession with speed cameras makes...

... driving a chore not a pleasure. I overtook a Lamborghini Aventador on my bicycle recently.

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Confusion reigns as Bundestag malware clean-up staggers on

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Oh MS shills...

So predictable. Why bother, no-one is fooled.

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Let me guesss...

... a Windows network?

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In memoriam: Christopher Lee, Hammer's Count Dracula

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He's dead now...

... but for how long?

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Duqu 2.0: 'Terminator' malware that pwned Kaspersky could have come from Israel

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A Windows network and no backup for the entry point system?

Amateurs. (There's a more detailed account over on Arse T.)

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Super Stuxnet's SCADA slaves: security is atrocious

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Got SCADA's ...

.. get epoxy putty.

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Condoleezza to China: 'The rules' mean cyber-spying isn't allowed

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A director at Dropbox...

... I wonder why?

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'Draconian' French Charteur des Snoopeurs gets senate approval

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Merde...

Les Français, ils ont un contrôle judiciaire? Qui savait?

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RealSense possibilities: Dell Venue 8 7000 8.4in Android tablet

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If I wanted a camera I wouldn't buy an expensive tablet...

.. and if i wanted an expensive tablet I wouldn't buy a Dell.

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Webcast: How to survive Windows Server 2003 end of life - safely

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Bored with this now...

... let's stop hearing about it shall we?

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Chips can kill: Official

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Hungry ...

.... now. Off to chippy - bbs.

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Remake, remodel: Toshiba Chromebook 2

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CPL 593H

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMBeqNfYEYY

Best, most extraordinary gig I ever went to Leeds University 1974 or '75.

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Caterham 270S: The automotive equivalent of crack

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Be seeing you...

... (makes peeping-through-hole hand gesture)

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Windows 8.1 market share grows, Windows 7 slips, Windows 10 lurks

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Why hasn't a flame war about Linux use started yet ...

.... can no-one be bothered to make up some usage stats?

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Your servers are underwater? Chill OUT, baby – liquid's cool

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It's the seventies again ...

.... hurrah.

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Virgin Galactic will get into space 'within 18 months to two years'

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Unless you go round at least once ...

... you haven't been to 'space'. Fact.

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Don't believe the hype: When that DATA seems just too good

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Low standards in 'proper' journals is much more of a problem...

... The Lancet (owned by Elsevier) published the, much later retracted, paper on MMR and Autism.

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Hungarian lab adds storage to D-Link SOHOpeless list

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You might get a patch while your gizmo is still in support but...

... after that? No chance. Get with the program - get an open source alternative. Not perfect, but definitely better.

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AQL looks for Ofcom approval, maybe more blue hotspots to come?

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Re: Not sure why the snidey quotation marks, when he does have a PhD in Physical Chemistry.

Yes, you got me there - you are completely correct.

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Not sure why the snidey quotation marks, when he does have a PhD in Physical Chemistry.

How about: 1. He's not a physician and B. It's hardly a qualification for running an IT company and WHERE ARE THE BLUE BOXES?

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There were going to 'dozens' of the blue boxes...

... I've seen two, the one in the picture outside Riveresque (best caf in Leeds) adjacent to Leeds Bridge (site of the worlds first movie) and one opposite the Town Hall. Where are the others 'Doctor' Beaumont?

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Windows 10 upgrade ADWARE forces its way on to Windows 7 and 8.1

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Re: Re: I'm confused

Command line - I lolled.

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