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Difference Between GNU/Linux and Windows

With Linux, you own your computer and share code.

With Windows, you share your computer but can’t own code.

The ‘Country’ of Africa

A friend told me last month that all candidates this year were bad. Why could no campaign produce decent figure that is able to handle the complexity?

Watch this.

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Brainwash for Windows Vista

Here is an old video of Microsoft’s CEO.

And here is a new ad.

No, I don’t recommend Macs at all. GNU/Linux is much better and it respects the users’ rights and freedoms.

Amusing Viral Videos

Okay, I’m willing to admit that I’ve been watching some videos lately and the following two are worth sharing.

Movies Don’t Make Sense

Teleport

Here is some list which contains a bunch of funny things which we only find in films. A snippet is appended below.

7. When you turn out the light to go to bed, everything in you room will still be visible, just slightly bluish

8. People deal with stressful, life threatening situations by making quick witted quips

9. No-one, but no-one uses Microsoft Windows – everyone uses unique operating systems. All of these computer systems, however mundane, are full of animated graphics and enormous download bars in the middle of the screen

10. When paying for a taxi, you don’t need to look at your wallet as you take out a note. Just grab one out at random and hand it over. It will always be the exact fare

Related: History Relived Through Films

Camera Information Typo

Camera specs

Ouch. It sounds like they sell a camera, as well as a vibrator with batteries included. Here’s another funny typo which someone told me about last year.

X11 Config File from the Future

Spherical desktop

Wallpaper from Houghi (click image above
to enlarge; non-lossy PNG version)

TN ten years from now, Microsoft may have Singularity — another closed source implementation that resembles or fully mimics UNIX. But where would Linux be?


# /.../
# X11 config file


Section "InputDevice"
Driver "voice"
Identifier "VoiceServer[1]"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/vsrv0"
Option "Protocol" "Standard"
EndSection


Section "InputDevice"
Driver "glove"
Identifier "GloveRight[1]"
Option "Buttons" "50"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/glove1"
Option "Protocol" "Standard"
EndSection


Section "InputDevice"
Driver "glove"
Identifier "GloveLeft[1]"
Option "Buttons" "50"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/glove0"
Option "Protocol" "Standard"
EndSection


Section "Monitor"
DisplaySize 32000 32000
HorizSync 300-450
Identifier "Monitor[0]"
ModelName "MONITOR"
Option "DPMS"
VendorName "@@@"
VertRefresh 430-750
EndSection


Section "Screen"
DefaultDepth 128
SubSection "Display"
Depth 128
Modes "100000x90000"
EndSubSection
Device "Device[0]"
Identifier "HeadMountedDisplay[0]"
Monitor "Monitor[0]"
EndSection


Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout[all]"
InputDevice "GloveLeft[0]" "CorePointerLeft"
InputDevice "GloveRight[1]" "CorePointerRight"
InputDevice "VoiceServer[1]" "Voice"
Option "Clone" "yes, please"
Option "Xinerama" "on"
Screen "HeadMountedDisplay"
EndSection


Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
Option "Taste" "Enable"
Option "Smell" "Enable"
EndSection

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