... "Direct Memory Access access to the Random Access Memory."
I know I'm a pedant but I enjoyed that!
though putting "debian 7" (including the quotes) gets much better answers
Fedora 20 is excellent out of the (metaphorical) box. I'm going to move my dad across to it from Mint next time I do an update. (It has become difficult to build a git version of wine since Ubuntu made some upstream changes to multilib)
You can on Linux. I have enjoyed playing Fez and Super Meat Boy that way. For some reason Trine2 doesn't like it but so far that is the only game I've found that has any issues.
I played it through over the last couple of days and haven't encountered any problems with it. Now for some L4D2
I did it using the "gamerlay" overlay. There are guides on doing it without using overlays for example http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Steam one bug that bit me was fixed like this http://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/0/846939071390931093/
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.
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
I think you are not conflating weak and strong atheism. Weak atheism as far as i can see is perfectly reconcilable with science. Also in a very real sense we are all agnostics; Even true believers.
Anyone remember a robot war variation on the old Research Machines (RM) 480Z systems ? I would love to play with it again for nostalga's sake.
njkobie writes "Intel has officially unveiled Sandy Bridge, its latest platform architecture, at the first day of IDF in San Francisco. The platform is the successor to the Nehalem/Westmere architecture and integrates graphics directly onto the CPU die. It also upgrades the Turbo Mode already seen in Core i5 and i7 processors to achieve even greater speed improvements. Turbo Mode on Sandy Bridge processors can now draw more than the chip's nominal TDP where the system is cool enough to do so safely, enabling even greater boosts in core speeds than those seen in Westmere. No details of specific products have been made available, but Intel has confirmed that processors built on the new architecture will be referred to as 'second generation Core processors,' and are expected to go on sale in early 2011. In 2012 it is due to be shrunk to a 22nm process, under the name Ivy Bridge."
The series 24 has been consistantly bad with the whole computer thing, comments about just "opening a port" etc. I also saw the worst peice of Product Placement on the show. It was around the 5th Season CTU was under attack from a hacker and an exchange along the lines of this took place. Technician 1: They're released a virus, we better do something Technician 2: Don't worry the Cisco Self defending Network should hold them for about half an hour.
anomalous cohort writes "I am a casual gamer. Go or Chess are my games of choice when I am up for a serious intellectual gaming challenge. Otherwise, I just want to blow off some steam in a free, arena-style FPS such as Alien Arena, Nexuiz, Sauerbraten, or Tremulous at the end of a long day. Either way, it is very rare for my gaming experience to exceed 30 minutes. The problem is that attendance for these games has dropped off over the years. Finding a game with about two humans and two robots is perfect for me and very rare these days. My question is this: What is currently the most popular free, arena-style FPS for the casual gamer that you know of?" That reminds me, how is the Quake Live beta coming along?
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda Could a disk so written be recovered?
An anonymous reader writes "In terms of console usage, the aging PS2 still leads the competition, according to data from US research firm Nielsen. Data the company compiled between January and October 2008 shows that the PS2 commanded 31.7 percent of the total number of minutes spent playing consoles. Only 37.9 percent of play time took place on current-gen systems, with the Xbox 360 (17.2 percent) leading the Wii (13.4 percent) and the PS3 (7.3 percent). Users even spent more time playing on the original Xbox (9.7 percent) than the PS3, while Nintendo's GameCube (4.6 percent) wasn't far behind Sony's new console either." World of Warcraft once again topped the most-played PC game list by a large margin. Tetris was the top mobile game, followed by Bejeweled and Guitar Hero III.