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Comment: Re:Ouhhh, that hurts! (Score 1) 62

by Hognoxious (#49492003) Attached to: KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta Brings Lot of Improvements

When support for XP ended I tried various flavours of Kali linux plus most of the "spice rack". KDE wouldn't let me change anything, for some unknown reason, and most of the others were pretty restrictive in one way or another. I did keep brief notes, but I can't find them right now.

In the end I went with mate; it works by default pretty much like gnome 2, which I was used to from CentOS 5 & 6.

Comment: Re: Why do people dislike systemd so much? (Score 1) 208

by Hognoxious (#49491545) Attached to: GNU Hurd 0.6 Released

Maintaining init spaghetti scripts is no fun, not easy either.

Been a while since I had to do it, but I don't recall it being that hard. I did have to look at a book.

But that's not the point. If systemd was just an init system and nothing but an init system, so help it God, people could either take it or leave it. They'd have the choice, one way or the other.

The problem is that when it has dependencies on your window manager, microwave & healthcare plan you can't simply unplug it and replace it with something else.

Comment: Re:Wow. Just wow. (Score 1) 317

by Hognoxious (#49491513) Attached to: LA Schools Seeking Refund Over Botched iPad Plan

I always thought the choice of name was stupid, given that it was already in use for something else. The fact that you linked to the wrong one hasn't convinced me otherwise.

Having found and read the correct article, I think the name is the least of its problems.

Anyone here applied for job requiring it, only to find they meant the other one? And did HR even notice?

Have you ever noticed that the people who are always trying to tell you `there's a time for work and a time for play' never find the time for play?