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Comment Re:Well there's the kernel, with scheduler, etc (Score 2, Insightful) 141

Actually and believe me I'm no MS fan, however NTFS is actually along with the kernel of windows are the only 2 things in the whole of windows that's any good, if you want a shit file system, look at macs HPFS which is a dog, and I mean 'fat' as in fat 16,32, like dog. ext4 is fine and has ACLs ala windows too (if you learn how to use them) as well as UID/GID permissions. sheesh some people, yes in the days of NT4, NTFS was crap, now-a-days it's a stable file system as any of them.

Comment Re:Physical media is king (Score 1) 105

My cassettes still work, I even have some 8-tracks that play well, for different values of the word "well" I have some cassettes from the early 70's that still play back without drop outs, I guess it's how you look after them, as for optical media, that's a different story early cd's are doing much better than the ones from this century. That goes for dvd's and BR too, however I haven't had a BR fail yet. Alie

Comment Re:Has the systemd problem been addressed? (Score 1) 147

Exactly, stop moaning, if you don't want a certain init system, use a distro that does, or move to *BSD life really is that simple, and if you have a separate /home just make sure you set up your user with the same user / pass combination and same GID/UID. It's not like you don't have a choice in the matter

Comment Re:Taking remote control of the keyboard (Score 1) 127

NVM, it's me that should be shot, I read the above as a statement and not a question, and the answer is no, you can't remote to grub(2) so no back spacing, just to note that it was patched before it even made headlines, all you could do is boot a pc and you had to be local, of course from local grub(2) you can gain root by just adding a "1" to the boot stanza and get single user mode. same as safe mode on windows, and you have to be sitting at the pc to be able to do it. As we all know if you get physical access to any PC it's game over.

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