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Maybe if verbal abuse was offered as a bonus...
Months ago, Ubuntu figured it was just easier to beg for money than to try to build a better mousetrap. From this discovery, Shuttleworth cleaned himself up, put on his best suit, got his lucky hat and went straight to the park with his sign NEED MONEY FOR UBUNTU PHONE!

While he got a few quarters from those feeling sorry for the man who obviously fell on hard times, most people ignored or avoided the vagrant. The sorry fellow however was proud of his haul, telling everyone that could now go to Disneyland, thank you everyone.

While Canonical raised $12 ...

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I don’t know how to tell you this, but email is not a secure medium of communication. I know! Who knew data sent in 7-bit ASCII completely plain as day wasn’t secure. Thanks to this shocking discovery, Groklaw has no choice but to shut down.

But isn’t this the freedom the open-source movement has been championing? If everybody can read everything every one produces, why not let everybody read everything? Wasn’t this one of Richard Stallman’s first protest at MIT, a protest against passwords?

UPDATE:

  • 1: I misspelled Crocklaw in the title above. Sorry for ...

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Paul Stamatiou, Twitter designer and web 2.0 profit, has officially decreed that Android GNU/Linux is the better operating system than Fapple’s ButtOS. His reasons? It lets you do what you want. That’s right winbreds, he likes Android GNU/Linux because of freedom. ButtOS forces ButtPhone users into the one true homosexual walled garden, and Winders Phony is so buggy and determined to out-gay Fapple that it is statistically insignificant. The only OS that continually increases its market share while spreading freedom to the ignorant masses is Android GNU/Linux.

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The part about security is pretty goldie. The rest is fairy well balanced by neckbeard standards.

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Yep. It’s not the drivers. Apple voodoo’ed the angelic Intel GPU (it’s the CPU, but whatever) and Linux chokes on it. Wonder what they would say when it WOULD be fixed down the road. “Suddenly Apple swooped from the heavens and fiddled with the firmware and it works now.”
It can’t be that Linux is diseased whore (works less than 30% of the time) on everything EFI. It still doesn’t work on EFI boards from 2006.

P.S. Also let’s bring up Thunderbolt. Which is irrelevant to the issue at hand, which is that ...

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Sigh.

Stu: Whose idea was it to switch computers over to Linux? What were the reasons for doing so?

Malcolm: We have used Linux as the OS for our email server, VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) and website for a while since I had used it before at my previous position in the financial industry.

Good idea! Let’s transfer our entire infrastructure to Linux as an email server (it’s famously good at that) and as a web server (actually, it’s perfectly decent at that) and as a VLE (??? Who knows?).

Because, if your previous position was in the ...

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Those big guys always try to steal someone else’s thunder.

Following intrusion into corporate network earlier this year comes the hack

Our software is InherentlySecure. Our software is InherentlySecure. Our software is InherentlySecure. Our software is InherentlySecure. Our software is InherentlySecure. Our enryption is InherentlySecure. Our enryption is InherentlySecure. Our enryption is InherentlySecure. Our enryption is InherentlySecure…

I don’t really want (or need) to say anything else

It appears that I do have something to say. Details posted on HNews. Java involved – nothing special. One of the Apache teams are incompetent about security – no surprises either, but this ...

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Long time, no post. But I return with hilarious news: ubuntuforums has had almost every user account credential stolen. Inherently secure, baby!

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Ed Bott’s is angry that Microsoft rightfully cancelled the TechNet aka Freetard Appeasement Service. He quotes a bunch of freetards who want free shit. The argument is because a bunch o’ freetards want Microsoft to give them free shit, the company should give them free shit. Whine enough and Microsoft is suppose to give anything you want? What kind of bullshit is that?

When will the freetards learn that writing software costs money? That’s why Loonix is shit.

The TechNet service was a hotbed for freetards to acquire Microsoft software at low prices that are unfair to Microsoft ...

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Well making programs lean and mean is a good thing, right, right? Well, not exactly. Simply, consuming less memory is not in itself a sensible goal. After all Windows assigns memory more liberally when you have it more of it. And I’m not going to go into the voodoo that mobile OSes do to freeze applications and compress memory at the cost of CPU cycles and performance.
I created this FUD because Windows is renowned for being guilty of memory gluttony by people who never finished a computer science course. So less memory consumption is automatically hailed as the ...