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

by amazon10x (#37716382) Attached to: Swedish Court Finalizes Jail Sentence For Pirate Bay Co-Founder

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

by amazon10x (#37648866) Attached to: Kernel Bug Means Linux Power Usage Remains High

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

by amazon10x (#37648794) Attached to: Kernel Bug Means Linux Power Usage Remains High

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.

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." -- Albert Einstein

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