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Magic Oddball (Magicat)
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"Lucky I'm sane after all I've been through; I can't complain, but sometimes I still do"
"Lucky I'm sane after all I've been through; I can't complain, but sometimes I still do"

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Well, OpenSUSE 13.2 has set a new record for failing to be functional: upon being turned on, my laptop now only manages to display the word "GRUB" with a flashing cursor on the screen before deciding to sit there looking confused.  Brilliant!

Relatedly, the KDE team deserves special kudos for making the most mind-numbingly boring default theme ever seen on this operating system.  Light-medium gray window (flat with no detail), white text/view areas, light gray panels, and dark gray icons, a couple of which are vague enough that I had to hover over them just to find out WTF they represent!
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I'm about to install OpenSUSE 13.2, having borked my OpenSUSE 13.1 and MX-14 installs to the point of frustration.  Keep your fingers crossed, systemd really doesn't like this laptop...  :-p
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If your home was built or rewired in the mid-late 60s or early 70s, please have it checked for aluminum wiring by an electrician.  I didn't have mine checked due to the expense, and 1.5 weeks ago it finally spontaneously caught fire.  It burned so hot & fast that it destroyed part of an interior wall, a dresser & metal outlet box (it cracked & fragments fell off) in the approx. 10  min before firefighters arrived and put it out.
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Hm. Gmail just asked whether one of my accounts is for personal or work use, and whether it's shared.  I feel like responding with my own multiple-choice questions...
"Select one or more choices from each below.
Are you trying to:
1) Annoy more of your users into bailing
2) Surf a new wave of blowback over privacy issues
3) Pick accounts for the "TOS violation" deletion lotto
Because:
1) You bet your friends that you can earn more lines of negative publicity in a year than the last person
2) The sheer wicked joy of watching non-employees run around shrieking
3) You're an undercover (NSA/Amazon/Apple) operative"
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After being asked over-and-over to use my G+ name, I found this glitch amusing enough for a screenshot...
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