That's how Microsoft, and any other decent proprietary software company, creates jobs.
It has been told many times already. 768 dots may be OK for a phone. For a laptop, anything less than a 1000 is just sad news.
BSPlayer shows ads. IIRC, VLC has none.
This is a perfect example of brand blunder. No offence to the Canadian team, but a perfect brand blunder it is. It's probably not a direct equivalent of pushing a product badly mis-named for the target market, but it will eventuate in a whole lot of misunderstandings, all totally undeserved.
A little bit of linguistic research would be appropriate. OTOH, we have GIMP, and everyone is getting happily along with it...
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> I usually boot it in 20s on my virtual servers
Running stock kernels (and with a standard set of rc services) as a server os is suboptimal. You will be amazed what make nconfig can do for you.
I guess gcc *did* some ssse4.1 optimisations, then?
When source is open, it's not so much for end users to inspect it (although they very well might), but for them to rest assured that *others did*, and verified it's clean. That's the whole bloody point of any Linux distribution.