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    "Barratt" should be Ballarat.

    "Barratt" should be Ballarat.
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    This is a perfect reason to upgrade or to build a...

    This is a perfect reason to upgrade or to build a new computer :D
  3. Forgive my ignorance...

    But doesn't XUL (used in Firefox) do this already? Why didn't they just integrate XUL instead of making this new SeedKit thing?
  4. Here we go...

    I thought that too many of Ubuntu's packages were exceedingly dodgy before, but now it will be even easier for bad packagers to do bad packaging! Oh the joy.

    Thanks for wasting the time of the...
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    Haiku users

    I think the majority of Haiku OS users use the Vesa driver.

    For most people it seems to get the correct video resolution (not for me and my big LCD though).
    Haiku's Vesa driver is surprising...
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    An Lenovo ThinkPad R52 is not considered "older...

    An Lenovo ThinkPad R52 is not considered "older hardware" in my opinion especially with that much RAM, ATi X300 and hard drive space. I would happily use that. In fact I would LOVE to have that...
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    Shaders are a big issue in Wine. They stop many...

    Shaders are a big issue in Wine. They stop many games from working properly with DX9. The perforamance slow down using DX9 is massive because the current implementation of GLSL just isn't fast...
  8. I think there is an issue with VirtIO in that...

    I think there is an issue with VirtIO in that version of Ubuntu...

    The I/O benchmarks are really not representative of a proper KVM setup. I don't know why they published these benchmarks. ...
  9. It never ceases to amaze me how damn talented and...

    It never ceases to amaze me how damn talented and dedicated Zack Rusin is.
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    I doubt these services will be available in...

    I doubt these services will be available in Australia anytime soon, and even when they are nobody outside the cities will really be able to play with a half decent latency.

    Putting aside the...
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    I haven't met the guy, though hopefully he comes...

    I haven't met the guy, though hopefully he comes to an LCA sometime and I remember who he is.

    There is a lot of people that deserve Kudos IMO. People from the Wine project, Linux kernel, game...
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    I thoroughly agree with philcostin. When the...

    I thoroughly agree with philcostin.

    When the userland for Haiku get just a bit stronger (up to date Firefox, Flash support, Open Office etc.) then it will be awesome... It does not replace Linux...
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    MaestroMaus there is no such thing as a "Server...

    MaestroMaus there is no such thing as a "Server grade kernel" - except maybe in Windows where drivers for Windows server have to be inspected and signed off...

    A desktop targeted kernel however...
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    The questions I really want to see discussed are...

    The questions I really want to see discussed are relating to Gallium 3D.

    - Is NVIDIA considering developing an Gallium 3D driver?
    - What is the engineers opinion on Gallium 3D?
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    Solaris is used in File Storage (because of ZFS),...

    Solaris is used in File Storage (because of ZFS), data processing (because it is strong in this area and has Ztrace for finding bugs and bottle-necks) and is also very secure. It is also the best OS...
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    Are you sure? There is lots of quality...

    Are you sure? There is lots of quality accessibility tools for Gnome (not so sure about KDE, but maybe cross compatible) last time I heard this topic discussed (on Linux Outlaws, who also assumed...
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    Kubuntu is the worst distro available (buggy KDE...

    Kubuntu is the worst distro available (buggy KDE implementation, buggy Ubuntu packages fanning the fire). I'm not surprised it crashed. Try any other distro with KDE (Debian, Fedora, OpenSuSE) and...
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    Absolutely pwnt by FreeBSD! True dat. ...

    Absolutely pwnt by FreeBSD!


    True dat.

    The DragonflyBSD had good intentions for forking but so far it hasn't gone too well. When they get SMP they might be back on the map.
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    I would really like to see Haiku OS thrown into...

    I would really like to see Haiku OS thrown into this mix, though I am not sure it will run PTS.

    As far as Linux distros go I would like to see Fedora and also Arch Linux thrown in (I enjoyed the...
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    Can I please get a beta key? From the few...

    Can I please get a beta key?


    From the few screen shots I have been able to find it looks mouth watering.
    This could be an excellent game to point at and say "See! Linux has real games!"
    Maybe...
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