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Comment: Re:The CBO agrees (Score 1) 268

by pnutjam (#49792707) Attached to: California Is Giving Away Free Solar Panels To Its Poorest Residents
So, wait, a company can't pay taxes, but it can contribute to political campaigns? Obviously it's the people who run or use services that pay the company, but there are plenty of ways the tax can be allocated inside the company.

Why shouldn't companies have the freedom to decide if they want the tax to come from their profits, their employees salary, or their customers fees? Isn't that free market at work?

Comment: Re:Mageia (Score 1) 164

by pnutjam (#49782523) Attached to: Mandriva Goes Out of Business
If you have a basic SuSE install, you can go to http://www.opensuse.org/ click the "get it" button. Then you can search for any package and install with a 1 click installation. It will also give you the option to add the repository so you can get future updates.

They do have the most available packages, and the best hardware support, IMHO.

Comment: Re:It's not a networking issue. (Score 1) 384

by pnutjam (#49738997) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Solve a Unique Networking Issue?
This software is probably scanning the network and your solution will block broadcasts. He would be better off figuring out how to change the IP's, it's probably trivial, and just plug them all into a switch or hub when he is onsite.
Then the software can do it's broadcast to find the nodes it wants to update and update them.

You cannot have a science without measurement. -- R. W. Hamming