* Posts by CAPS LOCK

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Pope loses grip on Antarctica: Clergy withdraw from austral landmass

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I know what goes on, I've seen that documentary, errrm...

... oh yes, The Thing

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Unhinged Linux backdoor still poses a nuisance, if not a threat

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El Reg spreads anti-linux FUD...

... for shame. Go to your room and think about what you've done.

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The Lazarus Effect: Saved by Linux and Cash Converters

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Kali?

An odd choice. I use Mint XFCE 32 bit on our old computers at work and home. We changed towards the end of XP and the transition was painless.

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The Wilson Doctrine isn't legally binding, MPs CAN be spied on, says QC

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If politicians have nothing to hide...

... they've nothing to fear. Obviously.

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Feel like you're being herded onto Windows 10? Well, you should

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Re: Running out of time

Try Linux Mint XFCE LTS, it's a 'drop-in' replacement for XP.

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Sell your soul?

I think you mean retrieve your soul.

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SourceForge goes TITSUP thanks to storage fault

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The Curse of Dice...

.. 'and death shall come on swift wings to Dice acquisitions'

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FireEye intern nailed in Darkode downfall was VXer, say the Feds

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Yet more gibberish...

"who included four Britons netted from 20 countries." - sound messy.

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Microsoft to Windows 10 consumers: You'll get updates LIKE IT or NOT

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Don't want updates or want them at convenient times?

Firewalls are your friend.

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Microsoft to offer (very) limited support for Linux on Azure

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I'm missing something here. Why would you use Azure if you don't have to?

I know Microsoft give it away 'free' to startups and the like, but why use it otherwise? It's not like there aren't better alternatives.

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My top three IT SNAFUs - and how I fixed them

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OY! Less dissing gravity...

... I like it, it keeps my feet on the ground.

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Mathematician: SUNSPOT DROUGHT will mean mini ICE AGE from 2030

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Well, at least there's enough time to grow a thick layer of fur.

I'm guessing that the current fashion for beard has something to do with all this.

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Gartner, Gartner, on the wall? Who is the fairest IT backup biz of all?

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Re: Gartner was (and is) wrong about everything

>Why are they still around ?

Because money.

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Feared OpenSSL vulnerability gets patched, forgery issue resolved

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Already patched in Linux Mint 17

$ openssl version

will reveal all. (Oh, err)

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Planet killer: Ex-army officer's Welsh space-rock mission

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There's civilisation in Wales?

... I knew it! They've been keeping that quiet.

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Microsoft to HIKE Azure prices as exchange rates shift

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Price rises from Microsoft?...

... I assume the local competition has gone titsup.

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Boffin: Will I soon be able to CLONE a WOOLLY MAMMOTH? YES. Should I? Hell NO

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> " but what about parasite and disease mutations? Mammoth 'flu, anyone?"

Learn 2 sceince.

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Re: Let 'em loose in Russia

Or wrestling them.

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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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