Do region locks still apply?
How, in a legal way, am I supposed to acquire this art piece in the version the artists wanted me to appreciate?
Majority of Linux installations use RPM or APT, and those had GPG signing since ~2005.
Actually, Red Hat's RPM usage included gpg signing of each of the packages individually since before 2000
perhaps this could be the first "tablet" capable of running fully Free Software?
Hardly, for instance... take my tablet, a WeTab. It's a keyboad-less netbook, and has run Fedora 15, 16 and now the just released 17.
And it won't be the first, as if it uses nVidia, then it'll hardly run well with fully free software.
Or monkeying with the random number generator.
After being ignored by arrogant dolts who didn't bother to correct him and guide into providing a better fix.
The first rule of the tautology club is the first rule of the tautology club
And coincidentally, I do have a fair amount of experience with ATMs (probably outdated by now, though). Boot time, at least in my country, isn't a factor: nowadays, most of them actually run a stripped down version of Windows 2000...
That statement shows a severe lack of understanding on IT Technology... The PIN number doesn't need a boot of the whole OS system to be processed, all relevant information should either be in RAM memory, or contained in the card itself...
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