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Comment Re:Apple is like a posh handbag (Score 1) 206

"My Note 3 has 3GB of RAM but due to all the shit Samsung and AT&T have stuck on the phone it only has about 1GB free." I Cant speak about AT+T firmware. But the Note 3 in UK (EE) a lot of the Samsung Apps aren't installed by default and only install if you select them from the app menu and others can be disabled ( which also un-installs any updates ). This is much better than the S3 which I rooted almost immediately to free space and remove apps. Also as the linux kernel is in use and it (rightly) tries to use all the RAM all the time. Apps you have closed may be cached etc. I think your complaint may be misguided to a degree. Though the bloatware and carrier restrictions seem much worse across the board in the US.

Comment Re:Library (Score 1) 295

I like the parent posters have both the native and (several) wine installations. As games get ported I remove them from the wine installs and add them to the native client. At the moment I'm actively playing (thanks to the recent sales) Native: TF2, World of Goo, SS3:BFE Emulated: Skyrim , Deux Ex:HE, CS:GO, XCOM When the rest of the Source games get released I'm sure I'll be playing through HL2 again and possibly killing some more zombies with friends ( LFD 1+2 ) Also I'm running on Gentoo and the native client wasn't difficult to install though I'll certainly appreciate it once there are a selection of distro specific packages or some logic to simplify installs inside the main steam installer. Other family members have Mint installed and steam was trivial to install there.

Comment Re:works here (Score 1) 180

Kinda works for me. Get root on Gentoo box Then everything stopped working within a couple of seconds. any programs started were auto killed and all networking stopped dead. I saw an kernel oops in the kernel ring log. a reboot was required to do anything useful. Linux mysystem 3.2.12-gentoo #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Mar 26 12:55:47 BST 2012 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 970 @ 3.20GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 295.59 Wed Jun 6 21:19:40 PDT 2012

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