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Except for the small matter of the party pushing for the same kind of supply-side, tax-cuts-for-every-problem economics that's tanking the US getting a majority government.
Didn't pay much attention to the results of our last election, did you?
If all the jobs hadn't gone to China people would be able to afford shopping at places other than Wal-Mart.
Which is probably the reason why Ubuntu is making such huge changes now; they've realized that their distribution isn't reaching its intended audience and are trying to fix that.
If I'm going to INSTALL a new OS on a computer, don't assume I'm a noob.
If you're going to install Ubuntu on your computer then you should expect it to assume you're a noob, since Ubuntu is designed for noobs. If you want more hardcore tools that give you more control at the expense of user-friendliness then you're welcome to use any other Linux distribution ever made.
Personally, I applaud Ubuntu for taking the risks of casting off the old ugly-but-works tools and moving forward with new user-friendly solutions. Sure, there's going to be some growing pains due to the fact that the new tools aren't as mature as the old, but if we ever want desktop Linux to stop being a tiny niche with minimal support we're going to need at least one distribution that's actually attractive to non-geeks (especially since the newer versions of Windows have fixed many of the stability/security problems that drove a lot of us to Linux in the first place.)
Seriously, if you find that the changes to Ubuntu are turning it into a system that's not to your liking and want to use something else, then fine. Just don't go acting like this is some kind of huge betrayal on Canonical's part for simply continuing to do what they'd set out to do in the first place (produce a good-looking, newbie-friendly OS.)
Ubuntu isn't designed for current Linux users. It's designed for future Linux users that Canonical hopes to attract.
There are plenty of other distributions that cater to geeks. That's the great thing about Linux: you have a choice.
Either that or they just didn't care. Video phones are used in movies/TV shows because it allows both actors to be onscreen in situations where that wouldn't be possible using regular phones. It has nothing to do with the feasibility of the technology.
Oog break head with open source CD!
Yeah, only old people use the "only old people" meme.
It's a physical form of DRM. which is funny, because nobody is copying the discs to other discs.. they are simply playing from a hard drive.
Yes, this DRM scheme won't prevent pirates from downloading torrents off the Internet and playing them on their own consoles, but it will prevent them from downloading them off the Internet, burning them to discs and then selling them at reduced prices (as often happens with DVDs.)
I've heard about people being cold-hearted, but you're the first person I've seen go to such lengths to ensure that you remained so.
Kris Kristofferson, actually.
Ironically, the two gun limit was pioneered by Rise of the Triad, which was made by the same developers as DN3D and can be considered its spiritual predecessor, but they decided to ditch that "feature" for DN3D anyway.
Makes you wonder what they've forgotten in the years since then.
I began disregarding PC Gamer's reviews when they gave FX Fighter an Editor's Choice award.