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Comment Re:Expired and stagnant. (Score 2) 176

I still remember that, in my early days as a Linux user (circa 2000), I had a relatively decent machine. I was using Red Hat 6.2 with XFree86 and Window Maker at the time. Netscape was indeed slow, so I clocked it to see how long it takes to start (display the home page): 51 fucking seconds.

Comment Re:Seems reasonable (Score 1) 949

After all, I don't know how much value have rational reasonings to someone who believes in sky pixies.

Well, it's really not that hard to find. You can start by checking these freaks on Wikipedia: Renee Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Thomas Aquinas, Henri Bergson, C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton, etc.

Comment Re:Jediism, a.k.a. $CIENTOLOGY..... (Score 0, Troll) 169

You only prove that you are completely clueless. No matter what you think about Christianity, comparing Jesus to this Jedi clown or Joseph Smith is just plain stupid. Try to spend less time on Slashdot and read some books. Maybe something written by C.S. Lewis or G.K. Chesterton. Like you, they were also firm atheists, but they managed to use their brains and understand their errors. Get smart, will you?

Comment Re:Why is KDE still not the mainstream? (Score 1) 274

I see KDE as a very good, highly configurable and modern desktop environment but still wonder why it is not yet the desktop environment of choice for the "major" distros. Why?
I think one of the top reasons is that some distros appreciate that Gnome has a stable release cycle. As I understand, KDE will follow this model as well (releasing a stable version regularly) so hopefully more distros will include it by default. We'll wait and see.
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Submission + - Top 10 Linux Games->

Carlos writes: "I have an old Athlon XP and I've been considering installing Linux on it. I'd like to hear what Slashdot (Linux) users feel are the best 10 (open source) games for the platform. In addition, what are their recommendations for distro and user-interface in terms of gaming?"
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Submission + - New Samba release fixes 5 critical vulnerabilities

An anonymous reader writes: Its time to patch your Samba installations. Five critical vulnerabilities have been fixed in the latest version that could allow attackers to gain remote root access to file servers running the vulnerable installations of Samba. With no workaround except upgrade, the vulnerability is extremely serious. =viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=spam__malware_and_v ulnerabilities&articleId=9019398&taxonomyId=85 html -033.html -032.html -031.html -030.html -029.html

"The number of Unix installations has grown to 10, with more expected." -- The Unix Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June, 1972