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Comment: Nice... even smaller batteries. (Score 3, Insightful) 147

by jbssm (#49774651) Attached to: Apple Design Guru Jony Ive Named Chief Design Officer
We must find space to get an even thinner iPhone, perhaps we can ship one without a battery next time. We already use the iPhone plugged to the wall most of the time anyway and I'm quite sure the marketing geniuses at Apple will find a way to advertise that as a "feature".

Comment: Another nail in the coffin (Score 1) 530

by jbssm (#49753111) Attached to: Ads Based On Browsing History Are Coming To All Firefox Users
Like if people needed yet another reason to ditch Firefox for Chrome. Only thing that kept in in Firefox these last 2 years was tab management (which true is much better in Firefox), but all the rest was so far behind Chrome (speed and the current crashes and halts in some pages... Amazon for instance which is widely reported) that I took the plunge and learned to live with without the tab management system.

Comment: Re:I like how this got marked troll (Score 1) 347

by jbssm (#49673511) Attached to: Linux Mint Will Continue To Provide Both Systemd and Upstart
I'm just an end user "with no deep technical knowledge" compared to an admin, and you are just an admin "with no deep technical knowledge" compared to many distro maintainers. You may know better than me, but they surely know better than you and they choose to use systemd.

Comment: Re:I like how this got marked troll (Score 1) 347

by jbssm (#49667421) Attached to: Linux Mint Will Continue To Provide Both Systemd and Upstart

Those of us with decades of experience in systems programming and systems administration will tell you, systemd is pure bloated badly engineered rubbish.

Those of us that have to stand the IT department will tell you that you practically always think that you know way more than you actually do and that we also know that your arrogance needs quite a bit of taming. Surely any reasonable persons agrees that someone that is ahead of a distro or a kernel programmer knows way more about how the various components of a linux distribution fit togheter than than some guy from the IT department that lives to make user's lives miserable.

Comment: Re:I like how this got marked troll (Score 1) 347

by jbssm (#49666661) Attached to: Linux Mint Will Continue To Provide Both Systemd and Upstart

Ubuntu, RedHat, Debian, CentOS

Not really, like stated, it's Ubuntu, RedHat, Debian, CentOS, etc, etc, Linus Torvald and a lot of people the contribute a lot to the Linux community that don't see any problem in using systemd... versus a bunch of vocal people that keep complaining about systemd but that don't do much/nothing for the Linux community.

Comment: Re:I like how this got marked troll (Score 1) 347

by jbssm (#49666623) Attached to: Linux Mint Will Continue To Provide Both Systemd and Upstart

We love Unixlikes which are actually "like Unix" ("The Unix Way", blah blah blah) not solely for aesthetic reasons, but for specific technical reasons which systemd compromises.

Then, why don't you create your own distro free of systemd? Nobody is forcing you to use it, and way smarted people than you, that actually create the most used distros, as well as the all mighty keeper of the Linux kernel, don't see a problem with systemd.

Comment: Re:I like how this got marked troll (Score 0) 347

by jbssm (#49663761) Attached to: Linux Mint Will Continue To Provide Both Systemd and Upstart

Sincerely, all this hate towards systemd looks like pure zealotry.

True, I know very little about the inner workings of systemd so I'm not qualified to vouch or to go against it. But well, I'm pretty sure that the collective intelligence of: Ubuntu, RedHat, Debian, CentOS, etc, etc, etc, creators that choose to use systemd in their distributions and even of Linus Torvald that already stated that systemd just isn't the anti-christ you try to make it look to be, surely surpasses yours or any of the systemd hatters that keep starting flame wars about it here in ./

True, like any piece of software, systemd surely must have issues (binary logs seem like one) that should be fixed or parts that may be improved, but all this constant bashing from some members against it, is just purely irrational.

Linux is open, if you hate systemd so much, just make your own distro and watch all the users flock to your world of paradise void of systemd... or not. In any case, normal users and readers of /. are sick and tired of your constant rantings about systemd.

Comment: It's not that Chrome got really good... (Score 1) 240

by jbssm (#49606327) Attached to: Chrome Passes 25% Market Share, IE and Firefox Slip

...is that Firefox is getting really bad.

I just switched to Chrome about 1 month ago, I just couldn't stand Firefox bloat anymore. It's just slow and unreliable (try to open Amazon in Firefox and it slows to a crawl... a page seen by millions of people everyday) (try to open Atom editor Github pages and Firefox crashes more often than not).

Firefox developers really need to get down from their high horse and address the issues with the browser instead of keeping adding bloatware and obscure new codecs that only a small fraction of people actually use.

Comment: Proving a simple point (Score 1) 117

by jbssm (#49544999) Attached to: iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Together with the other exploits for Gatekeeper in OSX that just came out, this goes on to prove a very simple point. iOS and OSX are not fundamentally safer than Android or Windows, they where just protected because the installed user base was not enough to catch hackers attention on the desktop platform. That it's clearly changing.

Comment: Re:AdBlock Edge. uBlock. AdBlock Latitude. (Score 1) 286

by jbssm (#49530101) Attached to: German Court Rules Adblock Plus Is Legal

Ah true that, forgot that one but I'm glad to see I'm not alone in the Amazon issues as well. Truth be told, it doesn't crash Firefox, it only makes it crawl like a snail. Seriously, Firefox needs a very big overhaul, they keep adding features that only an handful of people cares about instead of fixing what's really wrong with it.

I'm keeping an eye out for Vivaldi. Although to say the truth, I could perfectly go with Chrome... if they had proper tab management and if they had tab lazy loading/unloading.

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