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Comment: Year of the Linux Desktop?!? (Score 0) 63 63

After nearly two years since the previous release, the Fluxbox team has released version 1.3.6 to start off the new year. Like most Linux geeks already know, Fluxbox is the long-standing X window manager derived from Blackbox. The new version (announcement) puts emphasis on quality assurance and takes care of fixing a bunch of critical bugs: clocktool problems, rendering long text, race condition on shutdown, lost keypresses after workspace switch, corruption of fbrun-history, and resize and move problems.

It only took two years for the open source community to implement these fixes, meanwhile Team M$FT is still trying to figure out how to optimize their HOSTS files like a bunch of n11bs.

Comment: Re:Flip Argument (Score 3, Insightful) 1128 1128

Wilson shot Brown in the car, which has never been disputed. How does blood in the car or on Wilson's clothes indicate in any way, shape, or form that the shots that generated that blood loss were justified? Your genius logic is now stating that a cop can shoot a person point blank for any reason, and the fact that the person's blood splatters on the officer's gun and clothing proves that lethal force was justified.

Comment: So Consumer Reports didn't test the actual issue? (Score 4, Informative) 304 304

One analysis suggests that Apple's testing procedure only puts pressure on the middle of the phone, which doesn't sufficiently evaluate the weakened area where holes have been created for volume buttons.

One analysis? Every documented case of the issue shows that the bending occurs at a specific weakpoint that is not in the middle of the device. What fucking idiot would test for this weakness by only bending the device in the middle?

Consumer Reports' test presses on the middle of the device as well. Oh joy, a whole team of professional fucking idiots.

Comment: Re:Historicaly accurate (Score 1) 330 330

It will never happen because the hero worship that is going to sell this movie would die if people knew the real Steve Jobs. You know the guy that stole other peoples ideas, actively suppressed worker wages, humiliated employees and random people he met, screwed over Steve Jobs, refused his own daughter for years, tore apart people's life work, disrespected other companies intellectual property and then started World War P.

You could fill this thread with war stories from the people that Steve Jobs burned. That's now what's going to sell this movie at this time, give it a few years and someone might be willing to do so, but until the idol worship tempers down it simply wont sell.

It will never happen because the hero worship that is going to sell this movie would die if people knew the real Steve Jobs. You know the guy that stole other peoples ideas, actively suppressed worker wages, humiliated employees and random people he met, screwed over Steve Jobs, refused his own daughter for years,

Steve Jobs screwed his own daughter for years

Comment: The logic of dumbasses (Score -1, Flamebait) 379 379

Dear dumbass, In one scenario, if future evidence is discovered that exonerates a person who was wrongfully convicted, the innocent person can be removed from their sentence. In the other scenario, there's no takesy-backsies. Can the dumbass figure out which scenario is which?

Comment: Unless you're wearing a hoodie and buying Skittles (Score 2) 301 301

and then it's still open season in the land of the free.

Stop watching the news media reporting on crime 3 states away and realize that urban violence and murder rates are at historic lows in the cities of America.

Please accept my sincere my thanks for your service to our country that has protected us from imaginary foreign threats while we're still stuck dealing with domestic threats that refuse to accept losing a civil war. I am envious of your bandwidth.

Comment: Finally, it's the year of Linux on the desktop! (Score -1, Troll) 231 231

Surely, the news of a video driver that "works fine if you don't care about performance or are fine with running hardware that's a few generations old" is the awesome secret magic that the masses have been waiting for. And it's free as in beer! As long as you don't care about your mug of beer being poured from 20 mugs of swill. The only thing holding my nana back from ditching windows is lack of an apk-approved HOSTS file for the ooboontooo.

That does not compute.

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