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Comment Re:How do I upgrade? (Score 4, Informative) 75

Wrong. Ubuntu continues to roll out updates for everything, including the kernel, for every version it supports. You will continue to receive new kernels for Ubuntu 14.04 right up until it reaches End Of Life, just as you will with Fedora. (For Fedora, it's versions 21 and 22 that are currently supported.) Please learn what you're talking about before replying, instead of just guessing.

Comment Re:Wow (Score 1) 36

The real problem for me is, you can't personalize the characters at all. No choice in the names, genders, appearance or stats. You're stuck with whatever the game designer gives you with no way to make it your own. I don't know about anybody else, but customizing the characters, both at the beginning and as you find or buy new equipment is part of what makes these games interesting, as does picking which skills to add or enhance as time goes on.

Comment The way this should end (Score 4, Insightful) 655

PoetteringOS

In the long run, he's not going to be satisfied until he's created his own OS, kernel and all because he calls anything he didn't write a "broken concept," whatever that is, and does his best to shove his version down everybody's throat. And, since his version is far more complex, far more pervasive and much, much harder to use or maintain, the community suffers. I do wish he would get off the pot and start developing the One True (Pottering) kernel so that the rest of the world can go back to ignoring him.

Comment Re:Not this shit again... (Score 1) 432

You're not the only one to hear that click. I've heard it once, and I have a friend who's heard it several times. Alas, it comes about .25 seconds before the bolt, and it's well-known to be caused by the formation of the pathway of ionized gas that the lightning will follow. If you hear it again, get down, because you're within a hundred yards or so of where the strike's about to hit but you can't know just how close you are.

Comment Re:That's a pretty big if.... (Score 1) 96

Right now, they don't know if their technique can be scaled up far enough to get us controlled fusion, so they're just being cautious about claiming more than they know they can do. And, if they had said "when" instead of "if," I'm sure that there are a lot of people out there who'd jump all over them for promising something that they don't even know is possible.

It was kinda like stuffing the wrong card in a computer, when you're stickin' those artificial stimulants in your arm. -- Dion, noted computer scientist

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