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Comment: Re:Enlightenment is a toy system (Score 2) 140

by klevin (#46526137) Attached to: Enlightenment E19 To Have Full Wayland Support

E does what I tell it to do and gets the heck out of the way otherwise. That's something that Gnome and, to a lesser extent, KDE seem to have a real problem with. As far as XFCE, LXDE et al, dunno. I've used Enlightenment off and on for rather a long time, and haven't found it necessary to spend much time with the other lightweight desktop options.

Comment: Re:Give me one other part of history where everybo (Score 1) 260

by klevin (#46496295) Attached to: The Era of Facebook Is an Anomaly

In this argument, the phone system is analogous to the Internet, as a whole. When you're connected to the phone system, you can contact anyone else who's on the phone system, regardless of their local provider. Granted, you may have to may some sort of toll, if they don't use the same provider, or are geographically distant (depending on your provider). However, they're still accessible.

Comment: Cell Phone. (Score 2, Interesting) 586

by klevin (#12400656) Attached to: I transfer data from home via ...
Linux + Sanyo 4900 + Sprint = Slow, but take it most anywhere, Internet.

All it needs is a relatively simple ppp setup and you're good to go. Besides the speed and the cell phone's tendency to refuse to transmit for several minutes at a time on random intervals, it's pretty decent. Oh, and Sprint get's cranky if you ask them if it's ok to do this. So don't. No guarantee they won't suddenly decide to charge you extra, but hey, that's life.

Hacking's just another word for nothing left to kludge.