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Comment Gif vs Vine (Score 1) 117

I wonder, is the vine format smaller than gif? Lots of small gifs all around, so no reason they couldnt be placed if devices can view them.
Only problem I can think of, I want to be able to see them on my android phone and laptop and no viewer yet?

Not sure what all the hate is, its like people dont like new tech around here.

Comment Didnt work for a virtualbox install. (Score 1) 458

I tried to upgrade a virtualbox image, didn't work for me either. I tried a couple times but I was too annoyed to continue.
Not sure what the issue was, but telling me not enough space, not letting me use my existing partitions or even letting me reformat the drive, clearly a broken installer.

No idea who is testing this on the Fedora team, but damn, if this cant pass the drunk admin test you failed.

Comment Gnome team and Microsoft think tablets are super! (Score 4, Interesting) 791

User interface guidelines. Android is finally realizing they needed interface guidelines. Apple has done great in both OSX and IOS. But Gnome team and Microsoft seems to be ignoring every standard and going gooey eyed over tablets.

My tablet is not my work computer, not my game system, and not my media box. Its my portable content reader.

Listen to your users.

Comment All the "bonkers" and "Crazy" talk... (Score 4, Interesting) 184

After reading the timeline of events. It really seems like he didn't pay some protection money. First the police raid his house (for a meth lab) and drop charges, then after he donates to the police the next day all his dogs are killed. He definitely pissed off some people. So is he Crazy? I think hes so damn shaken up he cant think straight and tried to run because he honestly thinks he would be escape goat for a murder and might even be murdered himself.

Timeline @ http://wecheck.org/wiki/John_McAfee

TDLR; I think he was too busy banging the 17 yo and having the good life, so I doubt he had a meth lab and was a drug kingpin.

Comment Mate on Mint = Awesome (Score 4, Interesting) 129

I switched to Mint when Ubuntu forced Gnome 3/Unity on me. Been extremely happy except one big issue. Mate uses GTK 2 but newer apps use GTK 3, so you get stuck in this world of mixed themes that looks bad. Found a nice gtk 2/3 clearlooks compatible theme, so I end up with Mate DM with GTK 3 apps looking normal again. Best thing, Compiz still works...

While I'm very grateful of what Canonical has done for the Linux community and have paid for services and software to show my support, I cant take the design choices or direction the company has went seriously. Gnome 3 has chosen a new direction, one that I don't need or want. Ubuntu is embracing that direction.

Mint right now is the best balance I can find out there. Keeps the popular Ubuntu base, but with Mint or Cinnamon DE which is hands down superior to Gnome 3 for the desktop.

Comment Re:So outdated! (Score 1) 129

No doubt. You have dual 27 inch monitors you really want that MP3 on the lock screen! You also want to run all your apps in full screen, you have 2 monitors, 1 app per screen. Functionality and user friendly interfaces died at gnome 2, its gnome 3 and unity baby. The future is NOW!. Don't you read the gnome3 blogs?!?

Comment Re:if you saw an open bank vault (Score 1) 124

Going to have to disagree, you can talk about anything you see in normally. If you opened the bank vault door first then yell its open, then you are guilty.

This guy reported a hack he found poking around, that's a crime. If he reported a hack he found while doing normal transaction, then its not a crime. I think its pretty easy to tell the difference.. Buffer overflows and exploits are not normal transactions. This is what makes the difference between white and black hat hackers. White hat doesn't perform intrusion without authorization. They can perform analysis on normal transactions, thus no law is being broke, as you are authorized for "normal use".

Comment LMDE - Linux Mint Debian Edition (Score 1) 295

Been using mint debian edition as my daily desktop for awhile. I'm really loving the polish and look of Mate on Mint. Went with the debian edition as I'm tired of Ubuntu and its anti competitive behavior. But the biggest issue I'm running is neither are rolling releases. I have a mixed LMDE and Debian testing running which has been mostly ok.

Also, running mate which is based grtk2 you have to use a theme that looks good on gtk2 & gtrk3.

I see the mate team talking about moving to gtk3, but no idea if its really being worked on or not. And compiz being decommissioned and having to be forked, its incredibly frustrating. Gnome3 is not an option, cinnamon might be. Mate just works the way I want.

Comment Non Lethal Weapons (Score 1) 572

Too much abuse with tasers by police, and the thought of pain generators used on peaceful protestors seems like a logical extension of the attitude that citizens have no rights. Rubber bullets ripping through peoples faces and tear gas burning children alive. Society no longer deals with situations, we force it to a bloody end.

Oh, and Neuticles, testicle replacements for dogs.

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