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Egon Rath
Works at Upper Austrian Government
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Lived in Steyr, Austria
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I just downloaded Red Star Linux 3.0 - a North Korean Linux Distribution and installed it in VirtualBox.  Even if it was a little tricky because i don't speak nor read Korean it was worth the effort. 

Take a look for yourself. It's of little use for everyone not speaking Korean, but it looks and feels way better then anything i've ever seen out of the box - and recently i tried Fedora 21, openSUSE 13.2 and Ubuntu 14.10. It looks kinda professional and well designed.

Don't get me wrong, i don't say that it might be better then the ones mentioned above. But it feels good - eventually because i'm also using OSX as my primary system at home.

Download the torrent from: http://torcache.net/torrent/2e85d200d81b74a57dd70dab66c81222df1cf715.torrent
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Looks well! Nur I Will Wright for a translation at least in English! 😜
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There pops a question to my mind: Why in the world would you sat down with your friends in the living room when you can Skype with them? #oculus   #vr  
Or: How an HDTV in 2034 could look as retro as a landline phone is today.
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This is going to be one of our next big challenges. With every device added there's a new attack vector to exploit.

And this time, these devices control more sensitive data and machines than Windows XP previously. 
Bitcoin miners and DDoS apps are targeting a new crop of low-hanging fruit.
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It's probably not legal because the governments can't control it.
Attorney and former IRS-man explains 3 major regulations facing Bitcoin.
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It's always a bad idea to block internet access to restrict people from sharing their opinion. Even more if you are a unloved Politican. I'm curious how things will turn out there.
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On the Haiku Mail list the discussion about changing the kernel came up. Currently, Haiku is using a fork of the NewOS Kernel, developed by a former Be employee. 

In my opinion it's good as it is. Even if Haiku doesn't has that much amount of driver support and probably has it's very specific problems not everything must use the Linux kernel - often for a good reason. Haiku would lost a good amount of it's spirit if it's going to change over to the Linux camp just for the sake of participating from the vast amount of development put into the kernel.
 
Please, don't do it. Haiku's Kernel is sleak, elegant and performant.
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One reason why i still own a old PC running DOS. Derive 4.11 from 1996. I'm so used to it that i resist using anything else. Even the Windows version isn't comparable when it comes to usability.
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I don't get what's the problem. There must be a way for connecting to the internal bus of the car for maintainance reasons. Other car vendors use some proprietary protocol, Tesla is using Ethernet. As long as it's not exposed to the public world with a wireless protocol - why not?
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This is simply not right.
Hugh Pickens DOT Com (2995471) writes "The Guardian reports that a million jars of peanut butter are going to be dumped in a New Mexico landfill and bulldozed over after retailer Costco refused to take shipment of the peanut butter and declined requests to let it be donated to food banks or repacka...
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I'm unsure if it's good or bad for Oculus. For sure we will see virtual Facebook Partys in the future.
Today, in somewhat of a surprise move, Facebook purchased virtual reality company Oculus VR. The purchase elicited visceral reactions from people dismayed..
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Screenshot of Ubuntu 14.04 with AmbianceZ Theme (code.google.com/p/ubuntu-ambiancez-theme)
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Even if it sounds like a good idea, personally i think it has a few drawbacks too.
- My personal experience thought me that using a gadget for learning (e.g. reading on the iPad) makes me less learning because i have the whole world at hands and are easily disturbed.
- What happens to your Books after you finished the class? Do you still have access to them? What about a few years in the future? I still use my almost 20 year old schoolbooks from time to time to read about something i forgotten.
- What about annotations? Sure, it's a device question but didn't you wrote some additional information into your plain old textbook?
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Just a Geek interested in most technical stuff - but with a bias toward CS, Physics and Math.

I am also a Free Software Advocate, trying the bring the spirit of this philosophy to the people's mind.

The majority of articles posted here are shared items from the news i read almost on a daily basis - feel free to share your opinon on them using the comment function.

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    EDVO, 2001
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