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Comment: Re:Ubuntu is good but... (Score 2, Insightful) 382

by xthor (#33582342) Attached to: Shuttleworth Answers Ubuntu Linux's Critics

on Ubuntu... it's apache2.conf.

It's been quite a while since I was an admin in a Debian shop, but I'm pretty sure that's how it is in Debian. Which makes sense, since Ubuntu is based on Debian, right? I guess I'm sayin' it's not hard to say "the standard way" and mean "the way I'm used to doing things." I prefer Fedora since I use CentOS/RedHat on all my servers, but I don't know if their way is "the standard way" or if that's just how they do things.

Comment: Re:Possibly Fake? (Score 1) 112

by xthor (#33139990) Attached to: Modded Nintendo Lets You Play Mario With Your Eyes

In the NES is a Super Mario Bros II cartridge, however the game being played on the TV is Super Mario Bros I. If this part is faked, I wonder what else in this story is fraudulent.

I may be wrong, but I think the version they are playing in the video may be this version:

Comment: Re:Cmon people... (Score 2, Informative) 517

by xthor (#26140783) Attached to: SoHo NAS With Good Network Throughput?

A good way to test your network connection is with netcat and pv. Both are packaged by all major Linux distos.

Another network speed test that is cool, although not included with a distro, is netio. It's cross-platform, with versions for Linux and for Windows in the archive. I just wish I could find a version for my MacBook (or, knew enough to get it to compile under fink).

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