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Comment Re:But is Wayland better? (Score 3, Informative) 226

RDP is pretty awful in comparison. Consider a use case where you need to have multiple X servers on your display from multiple machines. Using RDP you would have multiple desktops on your display.

Well, depends on how much of RDP Wayland would implement. It certainly supports Seamless Windows:

Remote Programs, also known as remote applications integrated locally (RAIL), is a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) feature (as specified in the Remote Desktop Protocol: Basic Connectivity and Graphics Remoting Specification [MS-RDPBCGR]) that presents a remote application as a local user application. RAIL extends the core RDP protocol to deliver this seamless windows experience.

Comment Re:the future of Mozilla (Score 1) 236

No matter what Mozilla does or doesn't do they get criticized here, it might be different people criticizing different things but still...

This AC hates this Rust idea and wants a faster browser not new features. Well, Servo and the Rust projects is exactly about that: a faster, smoother, safer browsing experience, not new features.

Comment Re: Are linux adverts still bad adverts? (Score 2, Interesting) 535

I agree with your first sentence but respectfully disagree with the rest; these things are exactly what makes a laptop a premium one and I think it's fair enough. If I had lots of disposable income I'd buy one in a heartbeat. I like macOS too but to be fair I can use any OS, I'm not religious, I dropped religion after the great OS/2 flame wars.

I still have my 2006 Macbook Pro and apart from the battery it's almost like new, after all these years even moving parts like the fans are in perfectly good condition..

I replaced it with a cheap Clevo because I play games and I'm on a tighter budget now. I'd run Kubuntu on the Clevo but GuildWars 2 ran like crap on Linux last I tried, so Windows it is.

Comment Re:Guess I'm obsolete... (Score 3, Informative) 114

I just updated my 2006 Macbook Pro C2D to KUbuntu 14.04 from SnowLeopard because Chrome/Firefox don't support it anymore..

For some reason the 64 bit version couldn't boot so had to be 32bit KUbuntu. Google Chrome doesn't come for 32bit Linux, Chromium does but couldn't load pages. Fortunately Firefox still works but I fear I won't get many more years out of it.

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