The sarcasm on this site is usually a bit more obvious
...a fork of Debian,
Such a thing is unheard of in Debian's 20-odd year history.
I wonder what the impact of this fork will be on Debian-proper.
...but isn't the reason Linus tends to be blunt due to an experience early in Linux's existence?
Someone came in with a big, grand idea and asked if this is something Linux needed.
Linus replied with something meant to be taken as a polite NAK.
Guy didn't get the subtle hint, and proceeded to go off and spend x months developing feature.
Came back with patches and had the whole thing rejected.
Guy left saying he was so depressed he may commit suicide.
Since then, Linus has been up-front and directly.
Can't remember who, what, where or when
Microsoft announced last year that it was moving its German headquarters to Munich. This move is planned to take place in 2016. While Reiter was involved in the deal that precipitated the move and describes himself as a "Microsoft fan," he says the criticism of LiMux is unrelated.
Limux is a project which, up until 3 days ago, has been widely reported as successful. It's been going on for 10 years for god's sake.
Now, all of a sudden, out of nowhere, it's a failure - according to one politician.
This is a single politician in the german government trying to derail the project for personal gain.
Could you not do overly dramatic headlines on the front cover, please.
Last issue had "Learn to Hack" in massive yellow text.
Right in the middle of the News Corp phone hacking trial, the Snowden leaks, some police evidence tampering stories, as well as a few other computer security related things in the press at the time.
My postman avoids me now....
Just a friendly suggestion,
fish ate it
HACKERS MIGHT KILL YOU
Linux has provided some epic rants
Yes, but I don't think a rant about a device driver setup routine returing -EBUSY as opposed to -EINVAL would appeal to the general public.
...when ill thought out laws are passed.
In the UK, it is a crime (under the computer misuse act) to test a 3rd party system for vulnerabilities.
The Heartbleed incident caused a lot of people to break the law testing whether websites were affected.
The Radeon driver is under MIT, not GPL.
Seems AMD have taken on-board what Nvidia chose to ignore.
Being the advice offered by the Kernel devs
If I don't know for sure, I won't do it. I'm going to gamble with my filesystem, am I?
Does windows still not have a journaling filesystem?
I don't know, really.
I've played stuff before (point & click adventure games) where you're dropped into a world with no knowledge of anything and expected to get a certain way through before any kind of plot exposition.
and it's not like the game was silent - I had everything except the vocals.
I have to say, I loved Portal 1
So when Portal 2 was released in beta for Linux, I downloaded and played it immediately.
Having not played it before (last time I used windows was 1998)
I had no idea what the game should have been like.
Portal 1 was fairly sparse on the dialog front
"We regret to inform you that.....eeee...." lights flicker
So I didn't think much of it when Portal 2 was light on dialog
Played through to chapter 4 before I realised that there haven't been any dialog
Bug report here (no apparently fixed)
The curse of the Linux-only gamer....
Ps. I've enjoyed the game so far, even sans vocals
It sounds like Canonical are just a bunch of a**holes.
How is this any different to what Mozilla or Redhat do?
It's brand protection.
They don't want some shody fork that's poorly designed to use their trademarked name and possibly impacting their reputation.
Billuntu - Packed with malware
Jilluntu - It wipes your disk without confirmation