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Currently it's "pdf, islam, buddhism"; or "islam, jpeg, mp3 in itunes, hinduism" for me.
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rawhide booting  with kdbus

[kay@ank~]$ modinfo kdbus
filename:       /lib/modules/4.2.0-0.rc1.git2.2.fc23.x86_64/kernel/ipc/kdbus/kdbus.ko.xz
alias:          fs-kdbusfs
description:    D-Bus, powerful, easy to use interprocess communication
license:        GPL
depends:        
intree:         Y
vermagic:       4.2.0-0.rc1.git2.2.fc23.x86_64 SMP mod_unload
signer:         Fedora kernel signing key
sig_key:        EF:4A:BF:71:A1:19:2C:3B:71:48:0E:65:34:54:88:B2:4C:65:85:5C
sig_hashalgo:   sha256

[kay@ank~]$ cat /proc/cmdline
initrd=\1626515e211943efa0e1f86413c8c7b3\4.2.0-0.rc1.git2.2.fc23.x86_64\initrd quiet audit=0 kdbus=1
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Yeah, the entertaining statistics are back after years of silence.
I’m the first to admit it: we might be popular, we might create a lot of great relationships, we might blah blah blah. But OkCupid doesn’t really know what it’s doing. Neither does any other website. It’s not like people have been building these things for very long, or you can go look up a […]
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Fantastic. Scary. 
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"In the industrial revolution, we saw the creation of a new class of the urban proletariat. And much of the political and social history of the last 200 years involved what to do with this class, and the new problems and opportunities. Now, we see the creation of a new massive class of useless people."
Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other animals. But now, few would disagree that humans dominate planet Earth; we've spread to every continent, and our actions determine the fate of other animals (and possibly Earth itself). How did we get from there to here? Historian Yuval Noah Harari suggests a surprising reason for the rise of humanit...
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+Ivan Pejić Yeah, their discussion was very interesting.

+Jackie Moon Absolutely, I very much recommend it.  The book is indeed written in "remarkably vivid language"[1] and has full of interesting perspectives.  E.g. read this[2] small quoted snippet (doesn't do full justice) where Prof. Harari argues why The Agricultural Revolution is  "History's Biggest Fraud".

I was completely sold when Daniel Kahneman discussed it here[3].

[1] http://www.ynharari.com/sapiens-the-book/short-overview/
[2] https://plus.google.com/+Kashyapchamarthy/posts/7cPUpn5gnMB
[3] http://edge.org/conversation/yuval_noah_harari-daniel_kahneman-death-is-optional
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Vocal kernel developers:
a) working on one single multi-threaded program, consisting of global variables only -- that is what the kernel is -- does not make you magically get experience in userspace programming with lots of independent components interacting with each other.

b) bitching about a problem new to you, cannot be a replacement for digging into the problem first.
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+Thiago Macieira​ we design device driver interfaces in the kernel on the basis that a lot of driver authors can't understand parallelism either. Not really much different to the way user space toolkits work and avoid signal handling doing work or exposing threading
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Or "uninterruptible power supply," as we once called them.
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/boot/EFI/Linux/com.example.product:x86_64:0815-xyz.efi

A single EFI executable containing:
  - /etc/os-release file
  - (optional) kernel command line
  - bzImage
  - (optional) initrd

gummiboot will enumerate /EFI/Linux/*.efi and automatically add all
files with an embedded os-release to its menu, composing the menu
entry from the data in os-release.

No bootloader configuration is needed. In EFI secure boot mode,
only a single file needs to be signed and the firmware validates
the boot loader menu entry, the initrd and the kernel command
line, because they are just part of the binary.
/boot/EFI/Linux/com.example.product:x86_64:0815-xyz.efi A single EFI executable containing: - the /etc/os-release file - an optional kernel command line - a bzImage - an optional initrd gummiboot will enumerate /EFI/Linux/*.efi and automatically add all files with an embedded os-release to its ...
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That's great. It's a nice feature.

How are you dealing with multiple versions for a given os id? The conf files have a version field, but I cannot find anything for those executables.
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“Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.” -- Antisthenes
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Sure, but just close WONTFIX.
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Berlin Open Source Meetup
Wed, October 29, 2014, 7:00 PM GMT+1
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Here's a long text on what we are working on in +systemd recently. It's a great read to start your monday with.
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+Leif Bergman You were supposed to say "Is it ready yet?"
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