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  • #31
    Originally posted by debianxfce View Post
    No real gamer/audio producer uses pulseaudio,
    wrong for gamers, irrelevant for audio producers (as it's not designed for that anyway, they will want to use Jack as that's the right tool for the job)
    networkmanager is buggy( see bug reports) and badly designed, it uses notifications from the driver level and user has no direct control,
    Everything has bug reports, I have no idea of what you are talking about for the rest, and you probably don't either.

    systemd does not run with the 3.14 android kernel because of the unimplemented syscall 279
    new software does not run with old unsupported kernel modified to run a crap firmware for crap device. NOTABUG FIXYOUROWNSHIT

    polkit is useless for desktop computers and causes extra work, see freedesktop.
    you know what a "polkit" even is?

    No windows users use gnome3, it is so bad, see what happened to win8.
    what have windows users to do with anything.

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    • #32
      Originally posted by Britoid View Post

      Virtualbox is far inferior to KVM/QEMU. What the fuck are you talking about.
      And in many ways far superior.

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      • #33
        Originally posted by kravemir View Post
        We'll see about the reputation... Redhat has been bought by IBM.
        TBH compared to contemporary practices IBM is a saint. Everyone is overcharging. Everyone is leveraging market dominance to force customers to use their tech exclusively. But only few get anywhere near IBM's dedication to backwards compatibility and free open source. It's true it comes out of desperation for any sort of relevance... But it doesn't change the fact they're the most FOSS friendly guys around nowadays.

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        • #34
          Originally posted by birdie View Post
          And in many ways far superior.
          The only way it is superior is because it is a bit easier to use if you have Windows guests as it includes the windows driver iso.

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          • #35
            Originally posted by dnebdal View Post
            Nope, they can't. When you do something with the FPU or SSE registers in the kernel, you need to save their previous state, and then restore them back to their old contents when you're done. The kernel saves/restores the common registers for you, but the math ones are more rarely used, so it saves time overall to not automatically do this on every interrupt and syscall. The functions that were removed and replaced with GPL-only ones are exactly these save/restore ones.
            Yes they can. It's just that now they need to do this "save and restore" functionality themselves instead of relying on deprecated kernel infrastructure.

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            • #36
              Honestly I have no idea why Oracle keeps Solaris proprietary. My humble opinion is that they will collect more money from support if Solaris is under CDDL .
              ZFS is a pivotal part of really brilliant Solaris architecture. I will cal folks behind it a real "visioners" , not those who found how to sell inferior mp3 players to the masses.

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              • #37
                Originally posted by Dedobot View Post
                Honestly I have no idea why Oracle keeps Solaris proprietary. My humble opinion is that they will collect more money from support if Solaris is under CDDL .
                ZFS is a pivotal part of really brilliant Solaris architecture. I will cal folks behind it a real "visioners" , not those who found how to sell inferior mp3 players to the masses.
                Oracle is killing off Solaris, that's their goal. They don't need competition for their RHEL rebrand with btrfs.

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                • #38
                  Originally posted by Dedobot View Post
                  Honestly I have no idea why Oracle keeps Solaris proprietary. My humble opinion is that they will collect more money from support if Solaris is under CDDL .
                  ZFS is a pivotal part of really brilliant Solaris architecture. I will cal folks behind it a real "visioners" , not those who found how to sell inferior mp3 players to the masses.
                  First look up what CDDL actually is. It's weak copyleft license, somewhere between BSD license and GPL. It's not "proprietary"

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                  • #39
                    No sane enthusiast gamer would use flippin' Linux. "Sunday gamers" are not it. Problem is not only relative lack of games, problem is inferior performance of existing games (compared to windows) and relative lack of 3rd party software important to gamers. Windows platform has plethora of fine-tuning software for over-clocking for example.
                    Show me Linux-equivalent of MSI Afterburner for example? Or Linux-specific support software for top-of-the-line gaming peripherals? Keyboards, mouse, headsets, joysticks, pedals, throttles..

                    Lets top it off with the "issue" where Linux-ported games usually lack anti-cheat engines (Valve's games being sole exception) and are lagging multiple versions behind Windows variants.
                    Last edited by aht0; 05-12-2019, 11:00 AM.

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                    • #40
                      Originally posted by starshipeleven View Post
                      wrong for gamers, irrelevant for audio producers (as it's not designed for that anyway, they will want to use Jack as that's the right tool for the job)
                      Everything has bug reports, I have no idea of what you are talking about for the rest, and you probably don't either.

                      new software does not run with old unsupported kernel modified to run a crap firmware for crap device. NOTABUG FIXYOUROWNSHIT

                      you know what a "polkit" even is?

                      what have windows users to do with anything.
                      Please, for the lord of god, stop feeding him/her(it?). He's in every thread, always doing that. A lot of people here (including you and me) already put him in evidence. Just ignore him.

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