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It's funny because it's true...

Posted 02-06-2018 at 06:02 AM by GazL (GazL's Gazette)
Updated 02-06-2018 at 06:05 AM by GazL

This entertaining and rightfully sarcastic presentation from fosdem 18 is a must see for anyone who has had to suffer through building other people's programs from source. It certainly resonated with me as a Slackware user.

"How To Make Package Managers Cry", by Kenneth Hoste

Go check it out when you have a spare 20 minutes.
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AndEX Oreo 8.1 (Android-x86_64) – Build 180202 – with Google Play Store working very well!

Posted 02-02-2018 at 10:54 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

NEWS 180202 about AndEX Oreo 8.1
My first build of AndEX Oreo 8.1 is from 180103. My new build of Android x86_64 – andex_x86_64-oreo-8.1-gapps-windows-launchers-1060mb-180202.iso can be installed (manually) to hard drive or on a USB stick. You can also run the system live. I.e. from a DVD or a USB stick. On some computers you’ll have to start up AndEX 8.1 in compatibility mode (VESA) though. NOTE: You can run AndEX Oreo Build 180202 on newer laptops and Desktop computers. The sound and video...
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iMac disappoints too, ya know.

Posted 01-29-2018 at 07:17 PM by Habitual (Spock's Brain)

So, this 2017 iMac. Nice computer. I went "retail" (meaning w\out upgrades) for the express intention of getting the "user's perspective" since I know my brain goes from A to Z in about 1s, I find my tolerance for slow computers is an issue for me. I thought this would be helpful for my work. So I bought this rig as is from BestBuy, off the shelf and took it home. What I have found out to be true for Intel and the Linux world is still true for the Mac World as well.
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10 Years on Linux

Posted 01-28-2018 at 11:09 AM by wagscat123

Hi all,

What was once an annoying series of questions that pestered some of the dads in my Boy Scout troop has evolved into a way of life and passion for me.

In the few years before, I had gotten into messing with the inerds of Windows. Dual-booting XP and 2000 was enigmatic, setting up workgroups, and setting up things like mmc snap-ins that formatted floppies or defragmented the computer were fun past times. After having a childish allegiance to Windows and defending...
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How industrial PC have changed since IBM introduced its first hardened PC

Posted 01-26-2018 at 12:28 AM by Allen123

One reason for this is the vast amount of MS-DOS software available for industrial control. A quick look through computer and trade publications reveals a number of interesting software products for PC-based design, monitoring, and control. Another reason for PC proliferation is the significant improvements made in the electronics and packaging of PCs. When asked how industrial pc have changed since IBM introduced its first hardened PC, manufacturers cite a number of enhancements.

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