* Posts by Cubist Castle

6 posts • joined 16 May 2010

Quit that job and earn $185k... cleaning up San Francisco's notoriously crappy sidewalks

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Re: That's some seriously hard of thinking

Socialism? Well I guess in this case the workers certainly do own the means of production.

12% of UK don't carry cash

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Quicker to walk to the fuel kiosk and queue to pay cash than to just do it at the machine by the pump? I'm surprised.

The Reg guide to Linux, part 3

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Not really true

"So if you download a file off a website – even a special Linux program – you can't run it by double-clicking it, nor even from the command line." That's misleading. You can do both of those things with certain downloads. Firefox, some games, shell scripts...

Microsoft says XP netbooks die on October 22

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Simple solution

For windows that are too big, hold alt, click on the window and drag upwards to reveal the lower part of it. Alternatively press alt+F7 and drag up (the same as on Windows).

Sir Paul McBeatle: 'Me, I'd love Beatles to be on iTunes'

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I'd assume that Sony own the rights to the songs, not the recordings.

Microsoft: 'Using IE6 is like drinking 9-year-old milk'

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If we're talking milk, the prospect of twelve-months-old Internet Explorer 8 doesn't really appeal to me either. Even the latest preview of version 9 is over a week old. I guess it could be UHT.

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