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Comment Re:I know this guy... (Score 2, Insightful) 513

yes linux is for a select group of people: those who can use computers. typing in commands is part of using a computer. fact is, a lot of time it is possible to do everything you want to do in linux via GUI, but doing it in a terminal is EASIER. especially when you are looking for help. take the following example:
ok open your home folder, right click the $foo file and go to the permissions tab, then click the executable box and close. then double click that same file. oh wait, you arent using GNOME, well lemme figure out how to do that in KDE, the menus might be different.....etc...etc
copy/paste this into terminal: $ chmod +x ~/$foo
$ ~/$foo

Comment Re:How is this different from "hate speech" (Score 1) 1376

bzzzzt im sorry, you don't understand free speech. first, the fact that "religion is a choice" is not 100% true. people are indoctrinated from a young age into their religion. BUT that doesn't even matter. if you believe in free speech, you should believe that people can bash religion, sexual orientation, and yes, even ethnicity and Race [sic].
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YouTube Phasing Out Support For IE6 481

Oracle Goddess sends word that YouTube is presenting IE6 users with a banner exhorting them to upgrade to a modern browser, and TechCrunch is reporting that YouTube will be phasing out support for IE6 soon. This Twitter search reflects the jubilation breaking out all over the Net at the imminent demise of this most despised and non-standards-compliant browser. The market share for IE6 is now well down in the single digits.

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