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Comment OK - I'll play (Score 1) 326

Home: Ancient Dell Precision 370, 2.8GHz P4, 4GB memory, 40GB boot/system disk, 1TB data disk, 2TB external backup drive - used as a file server, Kubuntu 4.04.4 LTS on it right now. The most important software on it is my Logitech Media Server for streaming my music library to work ;-). 2015 MB Air 13-in for most normal use (web, EVE, etc.). A somewhat crappy Lenovo G550 with Windows 10 for the (very few) times I need Windows. iPad2. Jide Remix mini for video streaming.

Work: Dell Precision 490, 2X Xeon 5160, 16GB, 2X Dell 20-in monitors, CentOS 7, KDE.

Plus all the damn servers and other desktops I need to support. At least we finally got rid of the last VAXstations this past year...

For software, mostly Firefox for browser although every now and then it pisses me off and I switch to Chrome (and then, after a while, Chrome pisses me off and I go back to Firefox). Emacs/XEmacs is editor-of-choice for anything big, vi or nano for quick edits. Most used software is probably Konsole. VirtualBox and/or QEMU/KVM for VMs. Whatever random software I need to support/answer questions about on any given day. X11vnc/vncviewer gets a pretty good workout.

Comment Re:Trump will succeed because... (Score 1) 413

One other thing that I can't see him doing is, if he becomes President then he will have to hand over controls to all his businesses to someone else (most likely in his family.) and not have anything to do with them during his term. I can't see him giving up that control.

Actually, there is no law requiring him to do that - just as there is no law requiring Presidential candidates (or sitting Presidents) to release their tax returns. So, we are never going to see Trump's tax returns, and, if elected, he could continue being actively involved in all of his businesses. How do you like them apples?

Comment Re:"Controversial" donors? (Score 1) 106

Donald Trump stated: "So the Reform Party now includes a Klansman, Mr. Duke, a neo-Nazi, Mr. Buchanan, and a communist, Ms. Fulani. This is not company I wish to keep." - New York Times, Feb. 14, 2000.

This was when Trump was considering running for President on the Reform Party ticket. Does nobody remember anything, any more?

Comment Re:what a wonderful program (Score 2) 565

Conservatives don't hate Obama because "Black" or Hillary because "Vagina". They hate them because of the shitty job they've done and the horrible direction this country is headed.

Bullshit. Conservatives hated Obama before he was even elected. You didn't see any liberals among the birther idiots, and that was a straight-up racist movement. And the conservatives have been hating on Hillary Clinton for over 20 years now - for no apparent reason, so one can only conclude that it is, in fact, because of "vagina".

Comment Re:Do people actually pay attention to "Trending"? (Score 1) 215

I use FBPurity, which can be set to completely hide the "Trending" sidebar (as well as a whole lot of other annoying things about the FB desktop interface), so this is a non-issue. And, since most people (I suspect) read FB on mobile devices where there is no "Trending" sidebar, it's a non-issue for them, too.

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