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  1. By then there will be several 14.04.x releases. ...

    By then there will be several 14.04.x releases.

    What happens when a new LTS is released is that the previous one inherits some base packages from the new one, including the kernel, as a mean to...
  2. That's the thing, with each maker building its...

    That's the thing, with each maker building its own ARM, they can add support for DIFFERENT extra things over the base, and as a software developer you can't support a lot of different CPU models. The...
  3. 64bits isn't just about accessing more ram,...

    64bits isn't just about accessing more ram, that's just ONE of the many advantages.

    How about the 31 extra general purpose registers? The dedicated SP? The new instructions? NEON has access to...
  4. Even if it were as tested as the "old way" (and...

    Even if it were as tested as the "old way" (and it's not because many people uses default settings), it's a BIG change that involves security policies change. To support it on Linux you need avahi...
  5. It's true, the current method is a mess and needs...

    It's true, the current method is a mess and needs to be changed, but it shouldn't be removed until the new one is working as the default for a time, because if you find a problem you need a fallback....
  6. There aren't many printers supporting RAW PDF...

    There aren't many printers supporting RAW PDF streams as imput, but there are A LOT of printers supporting RAW PostScript, specially laser and high end printers. For those printers, PostScript is...
  7. A 2D driver starts with basic hardware...

    A 2D driver starts with basic hardware initialization, and if they keep it up to date, that would enable a "functional" desktop from where you can choose to install the privative driver (or not)....
  8. So when can we expect a GeForce driver?

    Ok, NVIDIA doing open source drivers is a good thing, but not good enough. When can we expect a desktop driver for GeForce/Quadro cards?

    Why did it take some other company developing their own...
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    I understand if you don't like the way I express...

    I understand if you don't like the way I express myself, and am sorry if that bother you, but after being a GNOME user for so long (I've been using it the last 10/12 years, including GNOME3 since it...
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    Are you seriously telling us that holding a...

    Are you seriously telling us that holding a button pressed while moving the mouse is easier than a single click? Really? Have you ever watched somebody with limited mobility do that? Are you saying...
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    Are you seriously telling us that holding a...

    Are you seriously telling us that holding a button pressed while moving the mouse is easier than a single click? Really? Have you ever watched somebody with limited mobility do that? Are you saying...
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    Dropping fallback session means dropping gnome altogether.

    The new and shiny gnome-shell is something totally different than what used to be gnome, it's something else. It may share the same infrastructure, but from the users perspective it's totally...
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    On your ubuntu system, lauch this and fill the...

    On your ubuntu system, lauch this and fill the form with the requested details: ubuntu-bug grub2

    If you ever want to report against a graphical program, "ubuntu-bug -w" and then click on the...
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    The most notable difference is the lack of alpha...

    The most notable difference is the lack of alpha channel in ETC1.

    When texturing a 3D model with a "skin" texture, ETC1 is good enough for most cases, but for using OpenGL ES 2.0 as a 2D...
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    Keeps ignoring all OpenCL related questions.

    Answered one of my questions, but ignored the part about OpenCL. Answered many other questions, but ignored all about OpenCL.

    You could say "I don't know", or "I can't talk about that", but...
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    OpenCL?

    Since the new gpus come from a third party there is poor opensource support, is there any plan to fix this introducing new intel gpus that could be supported?
    Any plan to support opencl on existing...
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    I did. In fact i've been using kde for the last...

    I did. In fact i've been using kde for the last week, and xfce for a month before that.

    KDE just feels weird, too many options on every single menu, and many things have "weird" names. The most...
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    The thing is that this isn't MY problem, I'm not...

    The thing is that this isn't MY problem, I'm not having any problem, it's THEIR faulty product. And I won't ask for any support agreement with a company that doesn't care at all when they are noticed...
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    1.- Availability 2.- Best features/cost...

    1.- Availability
    2.- Best features/cost relation.
    3.- Passed all our tests.

    Until now, there was no known policy against other system, even if they didn't support it. You could use their boards...
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    Gygabyte and Phoronix just increased my workload

    My boss just called me after reading this, to make me change an order of 25 gygabyte boards we had. Now I'll have to choose one from Tyan and test it for another month. :mad:
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