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Comment BFQ is AWESOME... (Score 5, Informative) 65

Been running PF-Kernel for a few years, which has a bunch of patches, including BFQ, ck patch set with BFS, Tux in ice, UKSM, and grayskys gcc kernel patch. I normally just use the PF Github repo

Love it. With BFQ, you no longer get system pauses on your desktop. I can listen to music or play a video, run a few vms, while a compiler runs in the background, and x-windows doesn't pause, typing doesn't pause, its how a system should act. Your system seems more fluid with no pausing.

PF-Kernel seems to be for Arch/Gentoo/Rpm based, but I've used it on Ubuntu systems. Pf-Kernel isn't the only one, there are other kernels out there that include more performance patches, Xanmod and Liquorix

Comment Answering Hello (Score 1) 240

I do this on my voice mail, since robo calls will hang up. Just answer "Hello, Hi" wait 3-4 seconds, repeat, Takes about 5-6 seconds for the robocall to transfer to a human when it thinks its not voicemail. Really pisses them off when they transfer and they hear "Yup, its really not hear, you got the machine"

I suspect they dont get paid for voicemails, so they get really really mad. I've heard some swearing and cussing, love it.

 

Comment Re:Fueled by recent change to Twitters TOS (Score 4, Interesting) 191

Thing about bans, they still need to be evenly enforced, and twitter seems to selectively enforcing their rules. Facebook is currently in a lawsuit over this for allowing "kill Israelis" pages and only banning "kill Arabs" pages. Companies are not evenly enforcing their policies and actually being very offensive towards some groups.

Comment Stock kernel, no way. (Score 4, Interesting) 137

No matter what distro I use for my desktop, I always use the latest pf-kernel, with bfq scheduler, low latency, cpu optimizations, etc. I can overload the desktop, and music/video is smooth as silk, and compiling is faster. Its a real world performance boost.

I'd love to see how a pf-kernel does vs stock on each distro.

Comment IE11 push (Score 1) 250

My IT Department has been pushing out IE11 across all the corporate offices for months, and the IT Apps have been working since last year to make sure all custom apps work with it. SAP/Oracle was the only issue, but work around came as it was an industry standard.

We have daily quotas to hit home users who vpn in, to make sure they are upgraded, since they dont run AD login scrips. Its been quite the wack-a-mole to get all users upgraded.

And last year was the EOL of XP too, that was a fun rollout of new upgraded os/hardware rollouts across the entire company. I even ended up helping deploying new workstations on peoples desks. Even with the hired temps, we didnt have enough manpower to do it.

Been a busy 2015 for IT.

Comment Speaking of social justice did you see MGTOW? (Score 2) 325

Want to see what scojus thought control looks like on wikipedia?
MGTOW page has been deleted all the time, because the scojus feminists believe it shouldn't be included, and since they only need a few editors to vote "delete" it gets removed.

This is AFTER it had tons of negative updates added, just view the talk page, its a damn warzone.

Here is it before http://i.imgur.com/Nni5Z13.jpg
And after http://i.imgur.com/MQ89wYO.jpg

This is why I will never donate a cent, and actively remind people of their censorship.

 

Comment Targeted users (Score 1) 214

Adam Baldwin had his a twitter account banned for a post that said "#gamergate'ers are more attractive and joyous for than anti-gg'ers"

The whole "troll" excuse, seems to be an excuse to target users who buck the trend of political correctness, gamergate seems to be the largest target of users.

Even Richard Dawkin had to mention that twitter "thought" police going after people.

Comment Re:Islam isn’t the problem; assholes are (Score 2) 259

Did you really just go "1000 years ago" in a current events discussion? Christians and Jews had reformations that excluded the radical practices that include acts of law. (aka killing/stoning/etc). Islam has been going the other way, pushing oppressive additions. Some of the more extreme arab states rewrite the quran to include radical beliefs and practices.

So yes, while some islamic countries practice the basic islamic religion they all still share the basic moral and legal actions. Its still being taught in the principles of islam. They need a reformation, just as when the Pope says its ok for birth control.

And as for Jordan being safe, they just had another mass shooting on the 10th anniversary of the hotel bombing. The thing that helps Jordan the most is capitalism and its multiple economic markets. But, they are already talking about a market collapse in their country due to the mass influx of syrian refugees. While the Saudi countries are avoiding taking in any refugees.

And I'm pretty sure both our posts would be classified as hate speech.

Comment Re:Time to upgrade (Score 2) 188

Chrome was severely broken from the Dec 2nd to the 8th due to the 48.x upgrade, NTLM didnt work with squid based proxy servers. It broke offices around the world for a week, since chrome auto updates. And if you're a google office user, it impacted your entire company.

Google knew about this issue in regression, fixed it, yet it still made it into production code due to the "devops" mentality..
https://code.google.com/p/chro...

A major problem with firefox, it doesnt support installed certificates in windows. Chrome does. We use certificates tied to the users PC/VM with google office, so users cant log into google email except from their 1 verified instance. (and tied to their mobile iron on the apple/android phone)....

I WANT to use Firefox, but I'm tied to Chrome if I want to read my mail. (we have pop/imap/apps turned off too, since we don't have password access, sigh, i miss thunderbird...)

And this monday, keepass stopped working with my chrome and firefox on my linux box, and firefox uses keefox, chrome uses chromelpass..

JAVA! I still use it for dell idracs, but I cant use chrome to access idracs now. And Firefox with its dell signed ssl cert issues, sigh, always deleteing them after adding them so they dont conflict.

I'm not happy with browsers in general, continuously breaking, non compatible apps..

Comment NTLM is broken, use Chromium 49 or keep Chrome 46 (Score 1) 61

So the NTLM bug was fixed, but somehow made it into the release. It is fixed in the chromium releases. I'm using 49 at the moment perfectly.
Users could not authenticate to the squid proxies, and couldnt get out, and our entire shipping department couldnt reach fedex.

Bug @ https://code.google.com/p/chro...

We had to push out a group policy for google chrome to turn off updates, but a few users already got smacked with it. We use google gmail/office enterprise, so this hit us pretty hard. Having employees use IE11 for now. Bug says a update might be pushed out tomorrow.

Comment Re:It will be an improvement (Score 4, Interesting) 83

The list of wikipedia astroturfing and politics turfing is beyond annoying. One of my favorite wiki feebles is when they told Philip Roth he’s not “credible source” on book he wrote

I wish I would of bookmarked the editors page, but there was this historian who specialized in mis understood beliefs in wikpedia, but he would have his updates removed because the standard "group think" belief was he was incorrect. He even posted the references required but was still reverted. He finally just edited his personal page, so it would be searchable, no idea if it is. His popular one was that no Canadian military was in vietnam, but Canada did have military medical there with hospitals and mash type units. He even linked to the CA GOV MIL page that had the medals given out during the vietnam war.

Don't get me started on the whole left slanted views given. Even the gamergate page is dripping in political correctness and not very subtle slanted views. Read the comments section on there, you can see how Jimbo had to ban anti-gg editors for awhile due to the bias.

I remember when MGTOW was coming about, some editors on wikipedia wouldn't allow a mens right page or mgtow to be referenced or mentioned. Finally they they came up with a plan, create a MGTOW page and redirect it to MTOW (Maximum Take Off Weight) to make sure MGTOW couldn't get a page.

Also the page for "Cultural Marxism" was deleted, and then a redirect to the "Frankfort School". The irony is dripping. Now according to wikipedia is a "Conspiracy Theory"...

Check out the differences on some differences in definitions for Cultural Marxism.

Urban Dictionary
The gradual process of destroying all traditions, languages, religions, individuality, government, family, law and order in order to re-assemble society in the future as a communist utopia. This utopia will have no notion of gender, traditions, morality, god or even family or the state. The Philosophy was proven not to Work already by Vladimir Lenin as he tried in vein to control and subjugate the people. He admitted before he died that capitalism was the only true system in which people understand how to live with each other.... Lenin knew that there were a few western Idiots who kept spreading the communist ideas long after Lenin gave up.... he called these people useful idiots as they had more emotion than brains and could be used to subvert the western states for a military takeover in the future as the citizens would already be perverted and sick and weak from poisonous ideas, decadent lusts and mindless entertainment.

Metapedia
Cultural Marxism is an ideology which emphasizes culture as a main cause of inequalities. Critics have seen cultural Marxism and its influence as an important cause of political correctness and as an important cause of a perceived decline of humanities, social sciences, culture, and civilization in the Western world.

Rational Wiki
The term "cultural Marxism" is most commonly encountered as a snarl word decrying everything right-wingers don't like, alluding to a conspiracy theory involving sinister left-wingers in the cultural and artistic spheres, including the media and academia, supposedly being engaged in a decades-long plot to undermine Western culture. With bonus anti-Semitism.

Wikipedia
DELETED.

Comment Dailymotion/Vimeo (Score 3, Interesting) 56

I've already seen people backing up and dual broadcasting due to DMCA takedowns on youtube. Most are podcasts or game reviewers that are getting DMCA take downs, and after 3 your account is removed. Scary. I have no loyalty to youtube or twitter, or any other service that decides to swing the ban hammer on content producers for political reasons hiding behind a DMCA takedown.

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