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  1. The issues are related. Desktops with less bloat...

    The issues are related. Desktops with less bloat tend to be simpler and faster.

    The article on RISC OS for the Raspberry Pi reminded me that we had 32-bit ARM computers with fast, usable desktops...
  2. It's still a bit painful when you have 200...

    It's still a bit painful when you have 200 servers that need an update...

    Red Hat should ask the NSA to share their code - seems they have this "BIOS update in Linux" thing all figured out, they...
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    That might actually be useful. I look forward...

    That might actually be useful.

    I look forward to the arguments over which shell should be included in Systemd :D
  4. The developer is always going to have to care...

    The developer is always going to have to care enough about the app to upgrade dependencies, test out the new build, and then upload it to an app store for further distribution. It is mutually...
  5. 1. Run the latest intel git and report any bugs...

    1. Run the latest intel git and report any bugs https://01.org/linuxgraphics/community/xf86-video-intel

    2. If by "choppy scrolling" you mean tearing then try adding to xorg.conf: Option ...
  6. The question was whether it could do triple...

    Get OneLink Pro Dock...

    ... with OneLink Pro dock you can have two Full HD outputs or just one HiDPI)[/QUOTE]

    The question was whether it could do triple external monitors? Hypothetically it...
  7. DisplayPort MST splitters got mixed feedback...

    DisplayPort MST splitters got mixed feedback under Linux because they weren't supported until very recently (3.17 kernel, October 2014). But if you have a recent kernel it should work fine... and if...
  8. That is probably what happened, someone found the...

    That is probably what happened, someone found the exploit, verified that it would crash the ps3, then perfected the exploit running in user space on a ps3 devkit (or root on some MIPS dev board). ...
  9. Do you have a citation for your claim that...

    Do you have a citation for your claim that Stallman advocates invading the privacy of others? As the FSF is well known to advocate for the use of encryption and other anti-surveillance technologies,...
  10. Not all things are equal. What is the price of...

    Not all things are equal.

    What is the price of the Tegra X1? What is the power consumption?
    What is the price of the HD5500? What is the power consumption?
  11. Good idea, Ubuntu desktop ISOs will run under...

    Good idea, Ubuntu desktop ISOs will run under VirtualBox without being painfully slow.

    Vbox OSE is GPL-2, so maybe the surprise is that nobody suggested adding them to the mainline kernel yet.....
  12. Even then, there may be exploits in the USB...

    Even then, there may be exploits in the USB controller or the USB driver stack or application stack that the USB device could exploit to root the system. The PS3 was first hacked using a custom USB...
  13. Stallman's ideas about protecting the users are...

    Stallman's ideas about protecting the users are actually the law in many legal jurisdictions. Owning a computer does not give a corporation the legal right to do anything they want at the expense of...
  14. So if you like the GPL and believe in the "I give...

    So if you like the GPL and believe in the "I give you this for free, but if you make changes I want to see them back" philosophy, then what do you have against projects like glibc etc.? I can see...
  15. So you like the licence that the FSF wrote, but...

    So you like the licence that the FSF wrote, but hate the software that the FSF released under that licence?

    You do realise that the licence is a direct reflection of the FSF philosophy (what you...
  16. Perhaps you could explain, since you've been...

    Perhaps you could explain, since you've been around so long, why exactly it is that people who hate GNU, hate the FSF, hate the GPL, think Windows or OS X is a better choice than Linux" etc. - why...
  17. It has always been made clear that the output of...

    It has always been made clear that the output of GCC is not covered by the GPL. Calling it as an external process from a proprietary driver would probably be OK (in the same way that calling it from...
  18. The original image is an odd size and ratio...

    The original image is an odd size and ratio (2022x196) and the server image.php rescales it before sending it to the client. If you have a screen width greater than 2022 pixels you get the original:...
  19. Sorry, but this isn't true.. new software will...

    Sorry, but this isn't true.. new software will expose latent bugs in drivers. It's inevitable, and it happens all the time with Android. Unless you plan to never, ever release new software, or change...
  20. Maximised and it's still only 977x94. The text...

    Maximised and it's still only 977x94. The text above the black block is 5 pixels high and illegible.
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