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Comment: Re:configuration profile (Score 1) 286

by vyvepe (#48181731) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Stop PulseAudio From Changing Sound Settings?

Set up pulse audio the way you like it using pavucontrol.

Use "pacmd dump" to find the proper commands to do what you want.

Use pacmd with the selected comands at startup or add the selected commands to /etc/pulse/default.pa.

Or you can just put the full configuration you dumped to your ~/.config/pulse/default.pa:

pacmd dump > ~/.config/pulse/default.pa

There is a good chance this helps you.

Comment: Re:You have to understand (Score 1) 359

by vyvepe (#47695149) Attached to: Ebola Quarantine Center In Liberia Looted

The specific example I mentioned in my post (people going to facilities end up dead, therefore the facilities are killing them) is also irrational, because it assumes causation where there is only correlation.

It may be rational if they do not have any other data. Especially the data whether the ill would die if they are not taken to the hospital. They may be trying to collect these data by taking people from hospital and waiting whether they die too. Though they should rather try not to even bring the ill to the hospital. Maybe that is the reason for destroing the hospital. So that it cannot accept future patiens and they can collect the right data (would ill people die even if they are not exposed to a hostiall).

A word from a white man telling them they would die outside a hosptital too is not worth much if white folks were lying before.

Comment: Re:If you make this a proof of God... (Score 1) 612

So tell me again how atheist are better than religious people?

Religion is actually very usefull for people. You need to realize that god is a universal excuse. If something does not go well we can always "blame" god instead of figuring out why it did not go well. If we do something wrong we can believe that god will fix it for us and pardons us (possibly after a confession). Or we can claim the god actually wanted us to do wrong. It allows us to stay lazy instead of improving ourselves. God is also very usefull for people who cannot cope with uncertainties of reality. Moreover it allows the clever people to manipulate the rest. Yeah we (as a society) pretty much need a god. So sad!

Comment: Re:Gawd (Score 1) 434

by vyvepe (#44389199) Attached to: Love and Hate For Java 8

I would almost agree, that any language is as good as any other. With a few exceptions, like "whitespace" which isn't meant to be a practical language anyway.

You may be right if you talk within one group of languages like e.g. procedural. But there is quite a difference between groups: (procedural, functional, logic), (strict, lazy), (pure, with side effects), (dynamically, or statically typed, or untyped), (static, lexical, dynamic scoping).

No, programming languages are not equal to each other. They can be very different. But I agree that tools are important.

Comment: Re:If intel went into discrete graphics (Score 1) 102

by vyvepe (#42942821) Attached to: Lots of Changes for Intel Graphics Coming in Linux 3.9

we call them morons, why would one cripple their computer, a suposed tool to get things done to hold them selves higher in the morality of a fucking driver is beyond me, I have shit to get done, not be political with my tools.

Or they are willing to suffer a bit now in an attempt to create a new market segment for open drivers. You could call them investors instead of morons. Also there are issues with reporting bugs when your kernel is tainted. This can be critical for some people. Maybe you can try to educate yourself about their motivation before calling them "morons".

If you're not careful, you're going to catch something.