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Comment Re:The religion of Linux. (Score 1) 111

How can you get so much wrong in one short post?

> Look at Microsoft. One browser. One Office suite.

Lots of browsers are used on Windows. I use LibreOffice on Windows.

> Now look at Linux. KDE vs. GNOME

Okay, that is true.

> EMACS vs. vi.

Lots of editors are used with Windows.

> BSD vs. Linux.

BSD is not Linux. It would make as much sense to claim: "MacOS vs. Windows"

> It's the Organized Religion of software, with followers locked in endless battles over which system is The One.

Hardly exclusive to Linux. There is MacOS vs. Windows, Android vs iOS, Firefox vs. Chrome, many competing applications.

> Religion never finding true peace is exactly why Linux has never found the Year of the Desktop.

No. It's all about the apps.

Comment Re:Try an Antenna - might add Roku & Plex as w (Score 4, Informative) 137

I use an antenna, and also add Rokus, and have Plex on my FreeBSD desktop.

During "Game of Thrones" I sign up for HBO Go - it costs $15 a month.

I also sign up for netflix off and on, and may go with Amazon Prime, since I buy stuff from Amazon anyway.

Works great, I am not missing anything.

Comment Re:We get to define the extremists (Score 1) 198

> Some Trump supporters do support the idea of violent extremism

Do they? I do not remember any violent extremism coming from the Trump camp.

Seems to me all the violence has been on the anti-Trump side:

1. Hillary hires violent thugs to disrupt Trump Rallies - as was proved by the Veritas project.

2. Hillary supporters beat down homeless African American woman.

3. Hillary supporters beat down man in Chicago, and steal his car, because they thought he voted for Trump.

4. Hillary supporters abduct and torture mentally ill man because man supported Trump.

5. Violent riots when Trump was elected

6. Violent riots when Trump was inaugurated

Comment All the violence has been on the anti-Trump side (Score 2, Insightful) 198

Seems to me all the violence has been on the anti-Trump side:

1. Hillary hires violent thugs to disrupt Trump Rallies - as was proved by the Veritas project.

2. Hillary supporters beat down homeless African American woman.

3. Hillary supporters beat down man in Chicago, and steal his car, because they thought he voted for Trump.

4. Hillary supporters abduct and torture mentally ill man because man supported Trump.

5. Violent riots when Trump was elected

6. Violent riots when Trump was inaugurated

Comment Threats to assassinate Trump are fine (Score 1) 198

There have been thousands of tweets threatening to assassinate Trump, or offering money for somebody to assassinate Trump.

As long as the tweets are leftist extremism, they are fine.

However, posting something truthful about Islamic extremism can certainly get your account suspended. Tweeting anything the left does not want people to know can get your account suspended.

Submission + - How H-1B Visas Are Being Used to Replace American Workers (numbersusa.com)

walterbyrd writes: According to 60 Minutes investigation:

When confronted with the tech companies’ argument that they cannot find enough qualified American workers the former Congressman replied, “there are a lot of qualified American workers, but the companies will do better financially if they hire the foreign worker rather than the Americans.”

Comment Battery life? & why original chromebook was gr (Score 1) 157

What is the battery life for this notebook?

The original chromebook was cheap, light, booted fast, automatically synced files, and required practically no maintenance.

I bought one for $150. Still use it all the time. It is great for what it is.

Once you put a more powerful intel processor in it, and put a more capable OS in it, you lose everything special about it. No more fast boot, long battery life, cheap price, etc.

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