These Trump articles really bring the racists out the woodwork. I'm sure they'd feel more comfortable over at Reddit.
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You mean go full on old Southern lady on them? Bless their little hearts.
Re: Most People Like to Kick the Tyres / Tires Before Buying
I'm afraid you are talking out your arse. The QE2 & PoW won't have catapults and the capability to be retrofitted with them was removed by penny pinchers in Thales & the MOD. It was the new EMALS system that was putting unexpected stress on the aircraft's fuselage (not just F35's) in testing. As far as I'm aware that problem has been fixed.
Re: I liked the Moller...
Moller has been fleecing the credulous for over 50 years now
Re: Needling me?
Lucas weren't called the Princes of Darkness for nothing you know.
Re: Grandfathered In
Of the top of my head stuff that gets grandfathered into an upgrade.
Windows Media Player
Windows Movie Maker & the other programs in the Windows Live bundle
Windows Media Centre
SkiFree32 (I may have installed that myself)
Most of this stuff has also been removed from public view on the MS website
And it as far as I can tell it leaves the Windows XP VM that XP Mode uses but uninstalls Windows Virtual PC
Oracle certainly have the offensive bit right down, but I think they need to work on the charm bit of charm offensive.
But seriously of all the software over the years that has used OpenSSL, has anyone ever actually done that? No, just a section in the documentation and a page on the website.
I don't see why people have this thing about advertising clauses. Is it REALLY that onerous to have a section in your documentation & a link from your about box listing all the software you used & their licensing?
Re: Microsoft time
397680 minutes remaining. Just checked the sceenshot I did (about 276 days). About 15 years ago, at home, copying something to an extremely slow external HDD over USB (HDD supported Firewire but computer didn't).
Great minds think alike!
Re: Bewildered. (That's grown-up speak for "wtf")
It will probably just connect automatically to next door's BT wifi hotspot
At least in the UK, Netflix has a remarkably crap selection of movies and an awful UI. It reminds me of visiting a crappy video rental place in the 80's, they probably have a couple of good movies, but you get cheesed of by the mountain of crap & the clerk's attitude long before you find them.
Isn't Slurp another term for The Chocolate Factory, not Microsoft?
Re: The dark side
Was that a "Do Scanners Live in Vain" reference?
Re: Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
Considering how infatuated this government is with American so-called "tech" companies, that wouldn't surprise me.
You really have to wonder what sort of numpty mistakes a gap below the drive for the slot with the recess in the middle and a large lever over it? not to mention the flashing light above it?
IIRC John Major is the idiot who introduced PFI.
Re: You rate Here?
That certainly explains why the maps on Garmin's consumer GPS's are slightly pants
Re: Actually, there might be an opportunity here...
And they can sell them off for scrap, just like they did with the Royal Charles. Everybody wins!
Re: Shocked I tell you...
As MyBackDoor pointed out, Slurp didn't try writing a better browser until Mozilla proved it could be done and started eating into IE's market share. You may remeber Firefox? And Chrome may not have succeed as well as it did if Mozilla hadn't dropped the ball on Firefox & then attempted to turn it into a Chrome clone.
Re: Shouldn't we just use Microsoft? They're pretty secure
If you read the EULA for Java you will see you are specifically prohibited from writing control software for nuclear reactors with it. I wonder why they felt necessary to specifically state that?
A small but significant number of Wikipedia references I have checked are to random blog posts that themselves are either just a copy & past of the Wikipedia article, or reference it. It's fairly clear that whoever inserted the references just googled & used a couple random results without actually reading them.
Re: I'm not a major fan of Apple stuff (more Android/Linux for me) , but ...
>He design's the stuff, I'm sure they'll be some chemical-paint-engineer who decides what paint is used.
And some suit who decides that the proper coating is too expensive or doesn't suit their vision and to use something else.
I'm starting to think Bannon and Pence are Apocalyptic Christians of the sort who think it's their duty to ensure the End of Days.
Isn't it past time to start using Neo-Nazi instead of Alt-Right?
Re: Will it have
It's from The Ring of the Nibelung, so less than 100, actually
Re: "Assange lawyer: Manning commutation doesn't meet extradition offer's conditions"
What! Assenage back pedelling? Whell I never!
I'd be more more impressed if Assenage had agreed to be interviewed by the Swedish police. Good news about Manning, though.
Re: Weigh the coins
IIRC thats a result of the companies like 3M with their company towns & paying in scrip with was only accepted by their stores, which often wouldn't accept US currency.
It's would be interesting to know just how many of the ac's defending the indefensible have russian ip addresses.
Submitted my thoughts about Section 40 several days ago. I doubt it will change anything, but I also doubt that Section 40 will withstand serious legal challenges.
""Can you imagine Windows 95 going at the speed of today's hardware?"
Trinity, you mean. Modern KDE is slightly bloated compared to KDE 3, although slightly more usable IMO.
Re: I keep hoping
Why not just install a different distro with less obnoxious devs and install a desktop or window manager that works, like XFCE, LXDE, KDE, GNOME, Cinnamon, RatPoison, FluxBox, Enlightentment, ROX etc etc etc?
Re: USA Ships
The 45 would work if the MoD & BAE hadn't under-specced the intercoolers for the turbines
Re: "Lukewarm Lemmings and the Lysenko Larceny" at FauxScienceSlayer
Is that you, amanfrommars? haven't heard from you in a while.
The People's Daily Mail
Re: No thanks
My electricity meter is right next to the gas, which gets read at least 3 times a year, usually more. I'm lucky if the electricity gets read yearly. Same company, of course.
To be fair, people have had 30 years to get used to hating Microsoft. Google has only been hateable for 10 or so years, luckily I got an early start.
Re: Their editor numbers have plummetted.
So pretty much as it was, with less vandalism?
Re: VW did nothing wrong
Ah, it was a rogue cell or splinter group then?
Re: 100% secure
Unless the update irrevocably corrupted the HDD's I don't think so
Re: Can't use Linux apparently
You must have been in a bare X session or TWM if you couldn't lock the screen, GNOME, KDE, XFCE, all the major desktops (and many of the window managers) have some obvious way of doing that.
Playing MP3's hasn't been a problem on any distro for years, even Debian does it out the box these day's. All Distros come with a word processor (usually LibreOffice these days) capable of reading Office files (except particularly complex Excel files and some of the weirder Word files that Word often has issues with), and it's usually installed out the box.
I can only assume that your experiences were on a rather bare bones installation of Debian about 2003 and you have assumed that all distros were like that and that Linux hasn't changed.
Re: "We apologize for the inconvenience"
Ask Blizzard? Reallly? did they implement offline single player & LAN multiplayer while no-one was looking?
FYROM is an awesome name. Sounds like it should be a morally ambiguous organisation with a fleet of mechas and not enough government oversight. As Vaclav Haval said, Czechia sounds like a supermarket.
Re: Plus ca change
Not just Telewest, NTHELL remember. 2 remarkably crap companies, even more crap after the rebranding
I was under the impression that NThelL licenced the Virgin brand and the only connection he had was gurning in the ads
Re: How many non-users of ABP?
Well, I'm not in IT any more, but despite the death threats still occasionally get called on to fix relatives computers. The first thing I do is install uBlock Origin. I imagine a lot of techie types do this, whether it's uBlock or Adblock Plus