* Posts by Ganso

12 publicly visible posts • joined 20 Sep 2021

Humans strike back at Go-playing AI systems

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Re: re: the computer doesn't have a 'plan'.

Don't pretend. We will not tell you were Sarah Connor is.

Microsoft mulls cheap PCs supported by ads, subs

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The dystopia progresses...

For the love of God people, just install Linux, it can even be Ubuntu!

In Rust We Trust: Microsoft Azure CTO shuns C and C++

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Re: Came here for a bunch of fossils who can't admit their fave language is shit

All languages/technologies are or will be deemed as shit, given a long enough time frame.

Queen's shooting star was actually meteor, not SpaceX junk

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Re: Comets were traditionally a sign of Great Change, ill Omen, & Impending Disaster

Yup, not only on this side of the pond.

Disentangling the Debian derivatives: Which should you use?

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The Linux kernel's maintainers also have fun with the code names, providing such jewels as:

"Charred Weasel", "Psychotic Stoned Sheep", "Fearless Coyote", "Holy Dancing Manatees, Batman!"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_kernel_version_history

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Re: because all of its stable releases are codenamed after characters from that film.

Nope. Shut up.

Get over it: Microsoft is a Linux and open source company these days

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Satya, is that you?

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Yeah, sure...

Telemetry in windows 10, forcing updates from 7 to 10, when they artificially stopped "supporting" new Windows 7 installs in certain Intel CPUs, again, to force Windows 10 adoption, the Lenovo Secured-core thing...

Not evil, right? Just a bit mischievous. Gee, I should keep a list of MS misdeeds in a txt file.

Also: is Windows open source? At least past versions? What about Office? Yes, I thought so.

I think they are just being eclipsed by more evil entities, like Meta, Google, etc.

Not evil my arse...

Hello Slackware, our old friend: Veteran Linux distribution releases version 15.0 at last

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Re: no systemd?

In my experience (just a regular user that was sick of Microsoft's BS and wanted a better option) systemd was the one bringing unpredictability, sometimes taking several minutes to shut down, because it was waiting for $DEITY knows what. I do not remember the details, it was years ago.

Yes I tried to fix it, googled the damn thing and at the end I just decided to nuke it from orbit, there, problem fixed.

Again: I wasn't a Pro IT practitioner cursing its guts because I had to work with it, or even a power user, I was just a regular user expecting his laptop to shut down when instructed.

Devuan debuts version 4.0 – as usual without a hint of the hated systemd

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Re: Ok, I'll switch!

I am a simple man, I see Void Linux, I upvote

Airbus to help build Mexican Moon-mining automata

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Re: MSA?

Sí:

https://www.gob.mx/aem

But I can imagine that for the current regime, this has the absolute lowest priority. El Presidente is not known as a science/technology advocate...

A low-key good experience for Thor-oughly new penguins: Elementary OS 6, aka Odin

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"a Flatpak-only app store is the future"

Ugh, no hoverboards or Mr. Fusion, and then this. The future sucks.