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Comment Re: Nothing to see here, move on (Score 1) 348

If you had to blame anyone outside of Mexico for the increased violence, you could blame Pablo Escobar who arranged for the Colombian cocaine to be shipped through Mexico in their own heroine and marijuana smuggling tracks.

And who exactly put Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel in power, and many years later replaced it with the more compliant Cali Cartel when Escobar thought that he could play solo rather than continue to serve his overlords?

Comment Re:Funny (Score 1) 143

Actually, the military opinion of the time was that there were no way to SUPPORT a military offensive through the Ardennes - and indeed there wasn't, the german panzer force was out of support after its victory, and without fuel nor ammunition would have been unable to resist a counter-offensive if the French High Command hadn't considered that military defeat was a way to get rid of the hated Republic...

Comment Re:Who are you calling "immature twats" ?? (Score 1) 550

Maybe I'm misinformed, but I'm quite wary of systemd myself.
I use Gnome3, Mate or XFCE alternatively, but never tried KDE.
From what you say, it seems to be a good alternative when Jessie will become stable.
What to look for when transitioning from Gnome to KDE?
Is purging systemd like you did tricky for a newbie like me?

Comment Re: Not resigning from Debian (Score 1) 550

While I'm using Debian Stable, I'm still a linux newbie (I made my first redirection a few weeks ago...).
But from what I understand, Debian Testing is just the next stable version.
So the question was whether to postpone systemd to a next stable version, or to put it into Jessie (which they chose, and makes me a bit wary: I just started to understand what's the init phase, and they want to change it?).

The Macintosh is Xerox technology at its best.