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Comment Mods to fix the stuff that got fixed? (Score 0) 83 83

This seems as good a place to ask as any:Is there a way to make this game play more like the original? I understand that the shadows and dynamic lighting have been ripped out, the whole thing is brighter and that "duct tape mod" is forced on you. All the hype over the last few months has made me want to play the original game again, complete with the "Oh, hell I can't see shit, what am I shooting at? I hope this works. I need new trousers. Again." vibe, not a dumbed down, shiny "remaster". Comparisons I've seen say that the old game struggles to hit 30fps on current gen hardware, whereas this code base can easily hit 100+ fps on an average rig. Is there a mod (yet) that gives us the best of both worlds?

Comment Re:Bigger != Better (Score 5, Informative) 660 660

iPhone 4/S - 326 ppi
HTC Rezound - 342 ppi
HTC One X - 312 ppi
LG Optimus LTE - 329 ppi
LG LU1400 - 333 ppi
Nokia E6 - 328 ppi
Galaxy Nexus - 316 ppi
Samsung Galaxy S3 - 306 ppi
Samsung S8000 Jet - 300ppi
Sony Xperia S - 342 ppi
Sony Xperia ion - 323 ppi
Toshiba Portege G900 - 313 ppi

Comment LTS? (Score 5, Insightful) 449 449

Isn't 12.04 supposed to be the next LTS release? Seems like they've gone far wayward from their original goals if they're introducing such huge new projects into what's supposed to be a stable, reliable release that enterprises can trust. It would be a better idea to introduce it in 12.10, surely?

Comment Re:China does the same stuff (Score 1) 240 240

In the UK, we have the Privacy In Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and the Data Protection Act 1998, which, between them, legally guarantee a certain expectation of privacy from nosy sysadmins or managers. There are some good laws here, thankfully; employees should always know their rights.

In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain. -- Pliny the Elder