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Old 12-01-2005, 01:25 AM   #1
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Talking Linux = Russian cold war weapon


Today, when browsing the web I accidently bumped into a website containing an serious interview with a mother whos child is suspected to be a hacker.

What really made me laugh is the question on linux :
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8. Is your son obsessed with "Lunix"?

- BSD, Lunix, Debian and Mandrake are all versions of an illegal hacker operation system, invented by a Soviet computer hacker named Linyos Torovoltos, before the Russians lost the Cold War. It is based on a program called "xenix", which was written by Microsoft for the US government. These programs are used by hackers to break into other people's computer systems to steal credit card numbers. They may also be used to break into people's stereos to steal their music, using the "mp3" program. Torovoltos is a notorious hacker, responsible for writing many hacker programs, such as "telnet", which is used by hackers to connect to machines on the internet without using a telephone.

Your son may try to install "lunix" on your hard drive. If he is careful, you may not notice its presence, however, lunix is a capricious beast, and if handled incorrectly, your son may damage your computer, and even break it completely by deleting Windows, at which point you will have to have your computer repaired by a professional.

If you see the word "LILO" during your windows startup (just after you turn the machine on), your son has installed lunix. In order to get rid of it, you will have to send your computer back to the manufacturer, and have them fit a new hard drive. Lunix is extremely dangerous software, and cannot be removed without destroying part of your hard disk surface.
Wahahahaaa ... for full interview text go here:
Is your son a computer hacker?

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Old 12-01-2005, 01:39 AM   #2
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that is NOT a serious article, it is pure humour. i have read it, too.
 
Old 12-01-2005, 01:50 AM   #3
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Yeah I know that it is absolutely crap
Just saying it is serious makes it more funny
 
Old 12-01-2005, 03:12 AM   #4
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ok. Latvian humour

btw, Riga is nice city and i have some friends there. maybe you know Virsaitis, a Latvian folk musician?
 
Old 12-01-2005, 06:22 AM   #5
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Welcome to 2001! This, along with MSLinux, have been on the web for ages and are regularly referenced.
 
Old 12-01-2005, 11:35 PM   #6
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Originally posted by XavierP
Welcome to 2001! This, along with MSLinux, have been on the web for ages and are regularly referenced.
Agreed. Anyone how has been a member of the Linux community for any extended period of time has probably read this... but the OP is right, it's still amusing enough to reread once in a while
 
Old 12-01-2005, 11:46 PM   #7
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>> btw, Riga is nice city and i have some friends there. maybe you know Virsaitis, a Latvian folk musician?

hmm ...

actually its a rather good site , kind of "creative" ...
 
Old 12-02-2005, 01:08 AM   #8
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Huh *NIX-ers
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Originally posted by pevelius

ok. Latvian humour

btw, Riga is nice city and i have some friends there. maybe you know Virsaitis, a Latvian folk musician?
Hehe. No that is not a Latvian humour If u r interested in Latvian humour you can click here

The name 'virsaitis' (meaning chief (usually one of the Indian tribe) in English) is a very popular nick among some hard-rock, folk-metall etc. musicians in Latvia.

I only know the folk-metal band SkyForger !!! Yeahh

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Originally posted by AlexV

Agreed. Anyone how has been a member of the Linux community for any extended period of time has probably read this... but the OP is right, it's still amusing enough to reread once in a while
I have been using LInux only for 2 years now, but I started joining Linux forums only few months ago. Heh 'The new things are well forgotten old ones' but I suppose the above article has gone classic allready

Cheers!
 
Old 12-02-2005, 01:29 AM   #9
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what !! a band !! not band ?? a band !!
confusing ...
maybe i'm too over-old and too over-serious ... ^_^

anyway ... starting downloading their song ... i think probably it might be some rather good music ...

cheers !!
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Old 12-02-2005, 01:58 AM   #10
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hey !!

any more of these from your area , their flute and persussion are awesome !!
anything will do , not necceserily must be "speedy" , "milder" and true folkish also can ...

 
Old 12-02-2005, 01:59 AM   #11
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Originally posted by alred
what !! a band !! not band ?? a band !!
confusing ...
maybe i'm too over-old and too over-serious ... ^_^

anyway ... starting downloading their song ... i think probably it might be some rather good music ...

cheers !!
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Hehe I didnt get the idea of your post But anyway download the demo song... you will love it. The last album went Huraaahh across Latvia and somewhere abroad also
 
Old 12-02-2005, 02:03 AM   #12
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hey !!

any more of these from your area , their flute and persussion are awesome !!
anything will do , not necceserily must be "speedy" , "milder" and true folkish also can ...

Well there is gonna be a 'Judas priest' (Huraahh ) concert in Riga this weekend and the public will be warmed with Latvian hhhh-metall band - Sanctimony.

Do *Nixers go crazy of metall?
 
Old 12-02-2005, 02:46 AM   #13
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what !! judas priest (the band) they are still around !! guess that i'm lacking of "latest news" ...

yup ... now start trying out sanctimony demo , i believe your recommendation wont be too far out ...


>> "Do *Nixers go crazy of metall? "

please ... stop your mockery ... because "all good things aint mocked !" ^_^


>> "Hehe I didnt get the idea of your post "

its a naval games , go to M68 , and also this weird one ... the saga


cheers !!

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Old 12-02-2005, 03:29 AM   #14
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Originally posted by alred
what !! judas priest (the band) they are still around !! guess that i'm lacking of "latest news" ...

yup ... now start trying out sanctimony demo , i believe your recommendation wont be too far out ...


>> "Do *Nixers go crazy of metall? "

please ... stop your mockery ... because "all good things aint mocked !" ^_^


>> "Hehe I didnt get the idea of your post "

its a naval games , go to M68 , and also this weird one ... the saga


cheers !!

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Where is the mockery? Hmmmm... I dont see any around. All my friends that are fond of compurters and *NIX stuff, like to listen to heavy music besides other genres as well. I like heavy music also - it depends on the mood mainly.


Great one - you found a site where Latvian u-boat 'Virsaitis' has been listed, there was also one more u-boat named 'Spidola' that was in Latvian army at that time.

Cheers!

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Old 12-02-2005, 03:43 AM   #15
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The funniest thing about that article is the comments - where you'll find a huge number of people who actually thought it was genuine.

A lot of them seem to be /. readers
 
  


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