[Edit] Oops. Meant upstart, not sysvinit.
Seriously. Thank you for giving me a choice. If I want to try systemd and see if I run into issues with my particular use-cases, I can. If I want to avoid the possibility of conflicts and continue with the (admittedly crufty) sysvinit scripts I can.
Do you really think that systemd will kill your wife and eat your dog?
Yes. and with its bare hands, to boot!
Well, it's gotta do what it's gotta do to boot the machine.
Yeah, that design is so original.
Good-bye Debian. It's been fun, but you've changed, and not for the better.
As a kid I always wondered what the hell submersibles had to do with free will.
Time with my wife. Material objects come and go, but memories are timeless and priceless.
My first program was an HGR of a sword. Plotted the damn thing pixel by pixel because I didn't know about loops; I just sat down and started typing. I later wrote and ran a BBS - The Red Dragon Inn. Tried to write an online dungeon crawler called GrimaceGrounds, but I left the disks in the computer lab one day and lost months of work.
Then I lost my virginity and my interest in computers went all to hell.
A console capable of 1080p output, has low-cost casual games, and doesn't require an always-on connection. Don't talk to me about graphics unless they're truly crap, because for me it's gameplay that matters. I have a PS3, but am done with Sony entirely. Nor will I be buying a new Xbox or a Wii U. The major console makers have taken enough of my money, and now they want to control when and what I can play - always-online and no used games. I'll be buying an Ouya as well as a GameStick, and I'll be buying my games through their console stores and i.e. Steam.
The title implies a full office suite; at this point it's just a doc viewer. Let me know when 'Sheets' is ready; I could use a decent spreadsheet app for my Nexus 7, and Kingsoft doesn't do it for me.
Nope. My wife and I both have 2011 Macbook Pros, mine came with 10.6; her's, purchased about 2 months later, came with 10.7. I had a BITCH of a time getting 10.6 to install on her's, and I'm still not sure how I did it. The reinstall disk that came with mine wouldn't work, and getting it to boot from an external disk with 10.6 was a pain although it finally worked. The install never did complete successfully, but it did boot after manually shutting it down and I was able to update it to 10.6.8. All told it took me several hours and a lot of luck to get Snow Leopard to install.
I was also told by an Apple employee that the firmware won't allow versions older than what was originally installed.
I use Alfred for OS X. Alt-Space, start typing the name of the app you want. Much faster and easier than mousing over to the Dock or using a menu.
My GUI doesn't require me to type in an app name to run it, it just makes it easier to do so. Point-and-click isn't always faster.
I've been using VMWare Fusion on OS X for a few years to run WinXP & 7 as well as Ubuntu. It's gotten steadily better and faster over time, and I have no issues. I've also tried VirtualBox, used it on both OS X and Ubuntu hosts, and while it's good it's not as polished as Fusion. I've never used Parallels, but recent reviews tend to give it a slight advantage over Fusion.
I'd suggest that you try the demos for Fusion and Parallels, see if either is worth the cost or if the free alternative works well enough for your needs.
It might be 'easily' removed by someone who's comfortable opening a terminal window, but not necessarily the average user. As a distro that prides itself on ease-of-use I hope they provide an easier method than this, like a pref setting or manager app.
They're getting very, very close to that price point. The VIA mini/micro ATX boards have run about $75 for about five years now. There's a number of $45 motherboards that with processor and ram clock in around $65.
How is ~twice the price 'close'?