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by VenomousPinecone
Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Turning your back on windows
Replies: 108
Views: 3371

Re: Turning your back on windows

Even if all of them were trying to censor content, the chances that there wouldn't be at least one censorship algorithm which missed any given page would be very slim, causing it to show up on ixquick. No, that isn't how ixquick works unfortunately. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ixquick#Search_mech...
by VenomousPinecone
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Turning your back on windows
Replies: 108
Views: 3371

Re: Turning your back on windows

Dodoid wrote:I'm not kidding!

That is what makes it funny. What makes it sad is that you don't know why it is funny.
by VenomousPinecone
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Turning your back on windows
Replies: 108
Views: 3371

Re: Turning your back on windows

Dodoid wrote:I use ixquick.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by VenomousPinecone
Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Turning your back on windows
Replies: 108
Views: 3371

Re: Turning your back on windows

[...]but from what I can tell it's criticisms are far more directed at philosophy and UNIX-ness rather than security. Certain search engines have long standing ties with the intelligence community, and it would naturally be in their best interest to make it appear that way. What a shocking set of c...
by VenomousPinecone
Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Turning your back on windows
Replies: 108
Views: 3371

Re: Turning your back on windows

Dodoid wrote:(Dom0 would still have it, but who cares, it's Dom0, it's job is literally to run a WM and confirm file copies).

That is the part I would want most secure. If Dom0 is compromised, the rest of the VM's are trivial to compromise. Which would defeat the purpose of using Qubes.
by VenomousPinecone
Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Turning your back on windows
Replies: 108
Views: 3371

Re: Turning your back on windows

Dodoid wrote:I've done it! My laptop is now running Qubes OS and my desktop is Hackintosh as it has always been. Windows will exist for me only as a Qubes VM to run software that won't run on Linux.

I'm done with Microsoft BS.

All that effort and yet you still got systemd :P
by VenomousPinecone
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Buy now! Before it's too late!
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Re: Buy now! Before it's too late!

Drinking already? Bit early, eh skywriter?
by VenomousPinecone
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Turning your back on windows
Replies: 108
Views: 3371

Re: Turning your back on windows

I am beginning to get a bit cheesed off with looking after Windows users Users in general are the issue. I betcha most of them own iPhones. viruses Malware maybe? because I haven't seen a proper computer virus outbreak since my Win98 days. the inability to do things Like what? 3rd party IT companie...
by VenomousPinecone
Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 29
Views: 1132

Re: President Trump

This is beyond civil.
by VenomousPinecone
Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Bob Dylan
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: Bob Dylan

Politicized non-sense. Going into that any further would break the rules. :D
by VenomousPinecone
Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: HP(e) buys SGI for US$275MM
Replies: 124
Views: 5586

Re: HP(e) buys SGI for US$275MM

All you guys with SGI stock certificates can now cash in :P
by VenomousPinecone
Fri Jul 15, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: What is this system?
Replies: 14
Views: 775

Re: What is this system?

The feet shape and tower size reminds me of the Acer Altos 9100.
by VenomousPinecone
Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: What is this system?
Replies: 14
Views: 775

Re: What is this system?

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I think pierocks is right.
by VenomousPinecone
Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What is your favorite thing about messing with old computers?
Replies: 24
Views: 1637

Re: What is your favorite thing about messing with old computers?

The people. Sure, resurrecting an old machine from spare parts is a reward in and of itself. In the end though it wouldn't have been possible without the gathered expertise of the people here. I have bought parts and machines from folks here, traded parts with others around the globe, etc. It was al...

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