* Posts by ooooorange

8 posts • joined 5 Aug 2009

Ten Linux apps you must install

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Apart from GParted, wouldn't install any of them.

No exactly thrilling stuff.

Amiga on the block (again)

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Guns N Roses of the computer world.

I agree, the Amiga definately is/was the Guns N Roses of the computer world.

Solid state drives set for huge growth

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Stop

poo

In addition to Colin_L's comments, there is also the issue of not being able to trust SSDs when they say that they have committed data.

Documentation from vendors is very vague, and certainly at the advertised write speeds there's a little fibbing going off.

Once we know the operating systems fsync/datasync etc works reliably then maybe...

For sale: One des res nuclear bunker

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Old

This same bunker was for sale a year or so ago, looks like whoever bought it realised it's useless...

UK Parliament website hack exposes shoddy passwords

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Senior-Schmeenior

Every time, I'm still amazed at how many "senior" developers are absoloute retards with no understanding of proper design or security.

New trial means Unix ownership still up for debate

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both companies are a pile of shite

Netware 6.5; pile of shit. Suse; bastardized linux distro. Sorry, what do Novell do these days that is of any use to anyone?

Incompetence a bigger IT security threat than malign insiders

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FAIL

it doesn't take a genius to figure it out....

In most companies, 50% of IT staff are total ignorant spackers who think they're IT gods.

High Court shields database state from blame

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Only in the UK.........

Only in the UK do people let themselvs get shafted to this extent.

We could all learn a thing or two from Guy Fawkes.

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