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Comment Re:SOP (Score 1) 61

the proprietary driver is a pain in the a**

Not sure how, at least for arch linux, pacman -S nvidia nvidia-libgl is a pain in the ass.
I suspect it's about as simple as this for most other distributions.

This is actually the main reason for me buying nvidia cards, they "just work" in linux and provide stellar performance.

Comment Re:Legislate 50% less consumption? Good fucking lu (Score 1) 484

My Miele combo washing machine from our apartment days just broke down.
Good thing we have 5 years off warranty mandated by law in Norway.
They tried to fix it twice, now they have to replace it and they are actually replacing it (on our request) with a separate washer and a dryer.

But 4 years is a far cry from the "20 years of operation" promised in the commercial.

Comment Home computer (Score 1) 558

i7 4770K, 16 gb ram, gtx 670, 3x ssd, 3x spinning rust platters, DVD-RW drive, 24" dell screen (very old model but excellent).
It's for games and programming.
2 of the ssds are for windows only games and the last is for arch linux where i spend most of the time.
The rust platters are hardly in use anymore as most of my stuff is on a synology box.

Comment Where's the source? (Score 1) 59

On the web page they claim to support open source etc, but their product is apparently closed source as much as possible.

They have opened the kernel and two apps, the rest is closed down.

So you got to trust them to not be a NSA honey-pot or something else.

I think not.

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