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Posted 10-08-2010 at 09:08 AM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)
Updated 10-08-2010 at 10:41 PM by Kenny_Strawn

After thinking GNOME's next development branch was 2.33, I tried to navigate to its page on Upon trying to navigate to that page, I got redirected to this:

What?? Just because it's the dev branch for 3.0 does not mean that they need to make such a jump in the development cycle release number. They were going to make 2.31 the dev branch, and I did NOT see any such jump in the release number; they were going to reserve...
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Server fun.

Posted 10-07-2010 at 12:53 AM by peonuser

When I moved to my new Isp, my static ip machines did not want to play along. I had to update resolv.conf. All is fine now.
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England's 'Type 45' navy ships run Windows

Posted 10-06-2010 at 12:19 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

Dear lord

The primary reason for purchasing a Type 45 is to obtain Sea Viper (aka the Principal Anti Air Missile System, PAAMS), which accounts for most of its cost. PAAMS includes the French Aster missiles and their Sylver launchers, and other Franco-British-Italian equipment including the Sampson firecontrol radar. There is also, of course, substantial American input - the command system
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Creating a problem and then partially solving it makes people believe competitors have the problem

Posted 10-05-2010 at 07:40 PM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

I asked the staff of one of my local primary schools why they were installing new computers and throwing out the old ( a few years ) ones. It confuses me when their previous units are perfectly fine for the educational needs of primary school students, but yet they decide they need new ones. I was given a few answers:
  • To 'stimulate' the economy
  • The old ones were getting slower
  • Microsoft offered them an educational discount

I live in Australia, and I have never seen a computer that...
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Asp ichy...

Posted 10-04-2010 at 12:37 AM by peonuser

My brother wants to have a linux server that supports asp and ajax. Tried to talk him out of it. Never built one that supports mono. Will at least go through the exercise. I own both msos, vb and, so should not have to worry about patent issues.
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