Err, BSD has never been SysV. BSD vs SysV was the last init system holy war.
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Sadly the screen has gone on mine, I just get random colours on the lcd. It still rings though, so nothing wrong apart from that.
N900 does not have 1 week battery life, you're lucky to get 1 day.
Or Jolla, or an IPhone, neither of those come loaded with OEM additions, or carrier branded apps.
They only have the rights till 2015 so they can't.
The have no choice about losing the Nokia name, they only have the rights to it until 2015. After that it reverts back to Nokia who could (in theory) use it to make phones again.
Not really, if everyone used Word with ODF then everyone has the same level of compatibility. Or they can save some licensing cash and replace it Open/Libre Office.
Unless they're an Excel junkie the average civil servant probably won't even notice. And the UK government shouldn't be allowed to use Excel
Because anytime an article headline starts with the word 'could' the answer is no. If the answer was yes the journalist would have had enough of a story to make a statement.
Why are there no civil engineering boot camps? I'm looking forward to driving over a bridge designed by someone who learned engineering on a boot camp. How could that possibly go wrong?
I thought the idea for a kernel dbus came out of Nokia's Maemo team originally?
The battery is usually the first thing to wear out on a laptop, and others are the hard drive (not sure about SSDs though), the CPU fans, the hinges and the catch in my experiece. Software also tends to need more memory over time. It should be reasonably painless to make this happen..
If your car is being GPS tracked, and the police aren't giving chase just park up and run off. Idelly push it down a hill empty so they don't notice it's stopped (because that's not dangerous at all). Let the police have their fun and GPS track an empty car.
Is more competition in the mobile market not a good thing? The prevailing attitude on a lot of forums at the moment seems to be that everyone should just buy Android and be done with it. We went this way with Windows 20 years ago and I think most people would agree it was not a good thing.
Depends whether or not you can argue the youtube is a de-facto monopoly in streaming video.