* Posts by Mike_R

4 posts • joined 2 Oct 2015

Out of Steam? Wine draining away? Ubuntu's 64-bit-only x86 decision is causing migraines


Happy U-turn

"Thanks to the huge amount of feedback this weekend from gamers,

Ubuntu Studio, and the WINE community, we will change our plan and

build selected 32-bit i386 packages for Ubuntu 19.10 and 20.04 LTS.

We will put in place a community process to determine which 32-bit

packages are needed to support legacy software, and can add to that

list post-release if we miss something that is needed.

Community discussions can sometimes take unexpected turns, and this is

one of those.(...)"



One click and you're out: UK makes it an offence to view terrorist propaganda even once


Is e.g. a bus timetable "likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism" ?

'Critical' Israel power grid attack was just boring ransomware


He's only a politician

...and therefore does not have to have a clue as to what he is saying


Is Windows 10 slurping too much data? No, says Microsoft. Nuh-uh. Nope


Re: You really want to "deliver a delightful and personalized Windows experience" to me?

At the risk of bringing down fire and brimstone:

Has anyone mentioned Linux?

Works for me.

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