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Submission + - Plex Media Center (client) on Linux (

DoktorMel writes: "Just wanted to take a moment to make the /. community aware of some significant progress on bringing the excellent Plex Media Center to Linux ( The Plex folks recently released their Linux build of the Plex Media Server and we're well underway in getting a reliable build of the client working. We need more help, so please feel free to get involved!"

Comment Re:Oh Look.. (Score 1) 283

Says someone similarly using a pseudonym. That's not evidence, that's just /..

Pseudonymous usage does not == uncivil assholeishness.

If you need evidence of that, have a look at some of the anti-pseudonym sentiments that have cropped up under people's "real" names on Google+ thus far. On the whole the pseudonymous crowd have been considerably more civil, more reasonable, and more able to present research supportive of their arguments.


Submission + - Google's "ID Validation" Is a (non-funny) Joke (

An anonymous reader writes: I was curious about the whole profile reporting and ID validation process on Google+ so I decided to do a little experimental work to find out just what is involved. Answer: very little which could be called rigor.

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