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Comment Re:IceWM FTW (Score 1) 797

Icons are unnecessary - after you open a window all your icons will get covered up anyway. It's by far more convenient to use a quick launch mechanism like alt-f2 or store your icons on a panel that can't be covered as soon as you open a window.

Also note that KDE4 does have desktop icons. You just have to turn them on in the desktop settings.

Comment Re:Pathetic (Score 1) 302

What if you have the shiny new virus that modifies the checker after you just downloaded it? Also, when can I get a copy of the checker that runs on an old Windows XP machine or my Fedora boxes? I don't think its "reasonable" to expect me to run the latest Windows to get my banking done.

Comment Re:how (Score 1) 266

You've obviously never tried it. It shows the link you're hovering on in the URL bar now. As for blocking a slow domain, I don't think the average user is going to care about that. Install adblock and 90% of the laggy ad sites go away.

And as for targeting the geek market, I'm pretty sure the thousands of addons let you customize Firefox into your perfect idea of what a browser should be.

Comment Re:Games (Score 1) 1348

I don't know about you, but I'd rather play classic Playstation roms and my gigantic MAME collection than the kind of Windows games that don't run in Wine (especially DRM-laden works like MW2)

Comment Re:Yeah, not quite. (Score 1) 167

I'm not talking about exploits. Cracking a ps3 opens up the software to all sorts of modification - compare it to rooting an android phone and putting custom firmware on. If the hardware vendor won't fix their product, people will fix it on their own with mods.

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