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Comment: Home computer (Score 1) 558 558

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: Re:BTRFS makes Arch awesome (Score 1) 74 74

I can't remember breaking any of my arch installations for the past few years. Just make sure to pay attention to the announce list or have the arch linux news rss in your aggregator of choice.

And yes, it is awesome I use it on my home computers and the development workstation at work.

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

Comment: Re: Umm... Lulz.... (Score 1) 253 253

The Greeks have done nothing but cook the books and lie to get into EU, get loans to spend on handouts and now they blame everyone but themselves.
The public in Greece voted for every single one of these crooks and are to blame.
I think the best course of action is to toss them out, they were never fit to be in. They even hid public debt in their train company to pass EU requirements all to be able to borrow cheap with no intention of paying back.

Sorry, I don't want to pay for the Greeks early retirements.

Comment: Re:Huh? *Scratches head* (Score 1) 210 210

These posts are not for users of G+ that know how it actually works, but they are so that the ones that didn't sign up for G+ can feel snug about not missing out.
When in fact they miss out on the (for me) best place to get in contact with like-minded and not friends from high-school that I don't want.

I post to G+ a few times a day but I can't even remember last time I posted publicly.

+ - Shards Online, sandbox mmo kickstarter #2 up!

TyFoN writes:

From the former lead engineer and lead designer of Ultima Online comes Shards Online. "Citadel Studios has the right team to give the sandbox genre what it’s been missing" — Rob Denton, co-creator of Dark Age of Camelot Experience limitless content. It's a game that lets you experience hundreds of different worlds with just one client! You can play on official Citadel Studios servers or join any of the hundreds of community run servers. Each server has different rules and content, allowing you to find a game universe that fits your exact play style.

Previously Citadel Studios have attempted a kickstarter failed, however this time they seem much better prepared and I really hope the kickstarter project will succeed this 2nd time!
A proper sandbox where you can create your own worlds. And who better to make it?

Comment: Analytics + mssql = fail (Score 3, Informative) 147 147

Whatever you do, don't go mssql as you will end up processing most of your data in the analytics tool.
I've seen it lock tables even on only reads causing other processes to be terminated.
The closest it has got to materialized views are clustered indexed views which suck and can barely do any processing.

Comment: Re:FreeBSD (Score 1) 303 303

Unfortunately, neither my Steinberg UR-22 nor Asus Xonar d2x is supported in FreeBSD.

Both work out of the box on arch.

Funny thing is, these devices work even better in linux than windows (i.e. absolutely no installation in linux compared to massive driver downloads in windows that clutter the system)

I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something. -- Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil