Currently, they seem to be the best option If you want to avoid supporting google. Personally, I'm sticking with my N900. I wouldn't mind something newer but don't see a need to spend a lot of money when my N900 still works fine.
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It does. If it's in use at the same time as the hacker connects with the MAC spoofed, you have two machines on the network with the same MAC. That causes enough problems that the victim will notice something is going on.
What's so totally stupid is that the open source world has to put up with NIH. There's a number of these big software groupings: KDE, Gnome, FSF, Apache, Eclipse and they're all fairly guilty of it. Apache should stick with producing a web server. I really can't see why they didn't decline the Oracle offer of Open Office.
Urgh. The "official" Brother Linux drivers are crap. You get a 32-bit x86 only binary. The visible parts of it such as the shell scripts are really badly written (and break if
Under my contract, my employer has to pay me for on call but what they do is have me on call for just 1 hour. If I need to come in, I'm expected to stay till the problem is fixed. It's especially annoying over Christmas because I'm stuck in the local area and can't visit family yet get paid virtually nothing.
I've got two monitors, keyboards and mice but only one computer (running two X servers). So my wife can use one while I use the other.
I've got an Thecus N2100 and the performance as a NAS isn't great. The CPU isn't powerful enough to take advantage of the gigE interface. For what you want, I'd get something more powerful which probably means an x86 box. For anyone who just wants a home server that doesn't consume too much electricity so can be left on all the time, a small ARM based box is great. I'm running Debian on it and it's really useful.