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Comment Re:...What was he doing in Cambodia? (Score 3, Informative) 160

I don't think they got rich off of TPB.

"In an investigation in 2006, the police concluded that The Pirate Bay brings in 1.2 million SEK (US$168,885.60) per year from advertisements."

"In the 2009 trial, the defense estimated the site's yearly expenses to be 800,000 SEK (US$112,590.40)"

Comment Re:Why bother? (Score 1) 179

Use http://www.pendrivelinux.com/downloads/Universal-USB-Installer/Universal-USB-Installer.exe which ubuntu recommends, or use unetbootin.

You wouldn't be complaining if you've ever tried to install Windows XP from a usb drive. It's nearly impossible (I've never succeeded). I think it's better with win7 now.

Comment Re:It is not something that can be resolved... (Score 1) 179

It's the same on Windows. When the DNS servers at our ISP go down it's not as if my mother just goes "Oh, I'll just pop into the control panel here and use the Google DNS server!"

In my experience, anything beyond running a basic program on any OS is something that a non-computer literate user is not going to be able to do. Windows, Mac, and Linux are all equally difficult to use.

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