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Comment: Re:A sad day on Slashdot (Score 1) 187

by serviscope_minor (#49547005) Attached to: House Bill Slashes Research Critical To Cybersecurity

Chuckle.

Excellent so you are having fun. It was less fun when you seemed upset.

So your sure your description is accurate ?

So far the only thing I've described is you, and I think I called you a moron. I can't remember if that was the term and can't be really be bothered to check, but I'll run with that on the off chance. Yeah, I'm going to go with accurate.

Comment: Re:systemd, eh? (Score 1) 363

by serviscope_minor (#49546193) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Released, First Version To Feature systemd

What problems are you having?

It's eating the ACPI events from the ACPI sleep button and refuses to acknowledge that they exist and won't send them anywhere. I flat-out cannot get anything hooked up to them.

and it's quite a bit easier to debug service problems than init scripts

This is the thing. Everyone here seems to assume the problem is init scripts/service scripts. Systemd does an awful lot more than that now and so it has opportunities for a much, much wider range of problems than starting services.

but your arguments seem a bit tired

How on earth is the argument that it doesn't work, I can't figure out what's going on, and no one else has been able to figuire either "tired"? Unless you're tired of hearing that systemd isn't the be-all perfect system?

Comment: Re:A sad day on Slashdot (Score 1) 187

by serviscope_minor (#49546101) Attached to: House Bill Slashes Research Critical To Cybersecurity

Come on, tell us how you have won

Because you did nothing but blither (in fairness, you rarely do anything else) and your final argument was something along the lanes of "blah blah SJW yada yada" which pretty much demonstrates that you have no actual argument.

But go on, since it's Friday evening and in a generous mood, I'll give you another chance to make a tit of yourself er I mean explain what SJWs have to do with cybersecurity bills in congress.

Comment: Re:A sad day on Slashdot (Score 1) 187

by serviscope_minor (#49545481) Attached to: House Bill Slashes Research Critical To Cybersecurity

Please keep going. Watching your congratulate yourself for this is most amusing.

You don't sound amused, you sound sad and bitter which is sad. I thought we were having fun here. Tell you what, why don't you go back to ranting about the evils of SJWs an how that's totally got something to do with a cybersecurity bill. It will make you happy. And entertain me at the same time. That's win-win in my book.

Comment: Re:systemd, eh? (Score 0) 363

by serviscope_minor (#49545445) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Released, First Version To Feature systemd

I like how you don't know me, don't know what problems I'm having or what they symptoms are, but obviously you know best. Out of interest, do you grow a beard all the way down your neck while brushing cheeto dust off your ample belly and shouting at n00bs? From a dwelling in your mother's basement? Because your smug, condesending attitude, combined with your complete lack of knowledge or ability to read sure feels like it.

restarting because of a PA crap (which would normally show a audio Linux module bug)

Then tell me why (a) restarting PA fixes a module bug and (b) why ALSA works perfectly?

Actually, debugging systemd startup

You know, I can almost feel the smugness exuding from your pores when you said that. Tell me where I mentioned startup? Oh wait, I didn't. Because I wasn't talking about startup was I now?

Maybe mr smug, you can tell me where on earth the ACPI events from the sleep key are going and why SystemD refuses to pass them on anywhere sensible.

Besides, a sound server has nothing in common with an init system

Apart from, the person who wrote them. Which is the point I was making if you bothered to read my post through your mointain-dew induced nerdrage.

The end user experience of Ubuntu is not about the self-contradictory "debuggability, hackability and simplicity", it's about simplicity which contradicts your "hackability" statement.

Nope.

I don't see how the end-user experience is inferior, this makes no sense.

Because I can't debug problems when they arise easily. That makes it pretty inferior to me.

When you change your timezone in the graphical UI

When I do which with the what? I never change the timesone in the "graphical UI". Not really sure why I should care about that.

Comment: Re:systemd, eh? (Score 1) 363

by serviscope_minor (#49544915) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Released, First Version To Feature systemd

Requiring a restart is a Windows trait. I was hoping that my Linux installations would be better than that.

Er quite, though I was specifically referring to restarting PulseAudio, which takes a second not the entire computer. If the base underlying init process needs a restart, well, that's a different kettle of fish.

Comment: systemd, eh? (Score 5, Insightful) 363

by serviscope_minor (#49544871) Attached to: Ubuntu 15.04 Released, First Version To Feature systemd

Systemd, eh? I predict that this thread will be filled with sensible and rational comments.

Personally, I'm not a fan. It's overly complex to the point of being nearly undebuggable which makes it much harder to fix than the older system. Frankly it's also written by Pottering and given the awful experience I've had in the past and still sometimes have with PulseAudio, I don't really trust it. It's fine to have PA crap itself and require a restart (well, kind of annoying in the middle of watching TV, but survivable). I rather hope he's written systemd somewhat better.

I know the distribution makers like it because packaging stuff is easier, but the end user experience (the end user being me) is IME inferior. But I care about debuggability, hackability and simplicity over having a very heavily intetegrated desktop "experience".

Comment: Re:It might not be discrimination (Score 2) 316

by serviscope_minor (#49544205) Attached to: Median Age At Google Is 29, Says Age Discrimination Lawsuit

I'm a Java developer. I have a decade of experience doing that. Why are all these companies hiring .Net developers not even giving me a chance at an interview?

Probably because they're idiots?

Ooh sorry we wanted a carpenters with five years experience in American white oak. I see you've only got experience in American red oak and *European* oak (and a selection of other hardwoowd and some softwoods) too.

You're probably not a good fir for the company.

Companies that obsess over overly specific skillsets instead of overall quality are hamstringing themselves seriously.

Comment: Re:Dell, HP, Panasonic (Score 1) 395

by serviscope_minor (#49544031) Attached to: We'll Be the Last PC Company Standing, Acer CEO Says

Beyond that, their enterprise gear is actually quite good. For people who've only ever used Dell's consumer crap this may come as a bit of a surprise.

That's true. They often have swappable parts over a pretty wide range of the business line too. That is fantastic when an organisation is large enough to have dedicated IT people. They can and do keep small stock of commonly breaking parts (e.g. fans, batteries) and can fix and/or cannibalise laptops on the spot to have almost instant turnaround.

You can't take damsel here now.

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