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Comment Vive support (Score 1) 59

I assume this means the Vive will actually be supported in Linux? I own one and keep telling myself that I'm going to have to switch to Linux for gaming after support for windows 7 dries up. I already use Linux for everything else.

Comment Bullshit (Score 3, Interesting) 363

This is a lot of bullshit. He was making a joke, it's very obvious. He wasn't espousing racist beliefs. Youtube and Disney took the clips out of context. Watch this video about the ordeal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLNSiFrS3n4

This also happened to another streaming personality, Destiny. He was having a debate about racism (he's against it), and said something along the lines of "If you're argument is 'n*ggers are too dumb to do X, Y and Z, then blah blah'. Speaking in the 3rd person; speaking as the very racists he's combating. I guess the N word is to controversial to say in any context, he was banned from Twitch.

And now I'm having trouble posting this because of the lameness filter! I can't say the N word here for the same reason! Jesus fuck! Yes I'm trying to say the full N word, no I'm not a racist, I'm sorry if you're offended, but fuck you for changing my speech.

Comment Re:Real answer... (Score 1) 128

This is only a quarter true. My girlfriend gets motion sickness very easily (even in a standard keyboard/mouse/monitor FPS). She doesn't get motion sickness in VR because it's natural and not counter-intuitive. She does get queasy when using artificial locomotion however. It really depends on the game or experience.

The only time I've ever gotten motion sickness in VR is when I tried that Deus Ex experience which is a port from the Oculus. There's buttons to rotate your view left and right which is really unnatural. I never get queasy otherwise, I don't think as many people get sick as you think.

VR is not dead and is in the early stages. The Oculus sucks though, I'm a Vive owner. Try some stuff in the Vive, you might become a believer.

Comment Re:WTF (Score 1) 53

You fail to see a lot of things, I'm not sure how much clearer I can make this.

When a MUA defers all its decisions to the underlying OS, it technically is making a decision, but in essence it isn't. This distinction doesn't matter if your only option is to open it they way windows wants to open it or to not open it at all. Windows does things the wrong way, other operating systems handle this kind of situation better.

Have you heard of xdg-open? That's what many distros use. I just ran it on a shell script and it opened in kwrite rather than execute in bash. This is the workaround I've had to manually implement for my Windows clients so that they don't click on .js files and run them.

I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you’re referring to as Linux, is in fact, GNU/Linux, or as I’ve recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. Linux is not an operating system unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU system made useful by the GNU corelibs, shell utilities and vital system components comprising a full OS as defined by POSIX.
Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called “Linux”, and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the GNU Project. There really is a Linux, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the system they use.
Linux is the kernel: the program in the system that allocates the machine’s resources to the other programs that you run. The kernel is an essential part of an operating system, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete operating system. Linux is normally used in combination with the GNU operating system: the whole system is basically GNU with Linux added, or GNU/Linux. All the so-called “Linux” distributions are really distributions of GNU/Linux.

Comment Re:WTF (Score 1) 53

It's not up to the MUA, Outlook asks Windows what to open .js files with. Windows decides that the Windows Scripting Host is the best program to open this file with and the script gets executed. I used Linux as an example, but I'm sure other operating systems wouldn't replicate this retarded behavior, not even OSX.

Work on your reading comprehension, dolt.

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