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76  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Win9 will be FREE! on: September 29, 2014, 07:02:41 AM
I think that's consequence.

I've read that upcoming Windows versions will be "rolling releases" anyway, with Windows "9" being the last or next-to-last "full release"; the code for in-place upgrades is already in "milestone previews".
77  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Linux bash exploit discovered on: September 26, 2014, 08:20:28 PM
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indeed, it is still the default login shell

 huh
78  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Linux bash exploit discovered on: September 26, 2014, 07:53:48 PM
Not in Linuxland. The bash is the only major GPL'ed shell.
79  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Linux bash exploit discovered on: September 26, 2014, 06:02:01 PM
Unix doesn't default to bash. Unix rocks.
80  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Linux bash exploit discovered on: September 26, 2014, 07:25:07 AM
Depends on what you do day-by-day. My day-by-day systems are Windows and FreeBSD, randomly supported by OpenBSD. All of them do different things for me.
81  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Linux bash exploit discovered on: September 26, 2014, 03:37:52 AM
So this is roughly a second time that I have heard of, (I'm sure there are more) where flaws in otherwise trusted non-Windows Non-Adobe/Java stuff has been sitting on a vulnerability for who knows how long, and the "good guys" only found it in 2014.

Don't trust Linux.

While Linux would work without bash, the GNU/Linux ecosystem mostly got down to it. Here we go with another example of Linux's bad design: As everything is third-party software, no one triggers a decent QA.
82  Other Software / Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Sublime Text Giveaway on: September 14, 2014, 07:07:07 PM
It definitely lacks an e-mail notification though.
83  Other Software / Found Deals and Discounts / Re: Sublime Text Giveaway on: September 14, 2014, 08:18:02 AM
Interestingly, the Sublime Text forums are broken for a couple of days now. Intended?
84  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: New BitTorrent client needed, suggestions please? on: September 12, 2014, 06:10:21 AM
People still use that torrent stuff? Why?

If I had to choose, I'd probably recommend Tixati. Reminds me of old WinMX.
85  Main Area and Open Discussion / Non-Windows Software / Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux on: September 08, 2014, 11:48:48 AM
Oh, that Qute is sweet indeed. Although I mainly use Markdown for quick drafts for later HTML conversion. But I'll take a look.
86  Main Area and Open Discussion / Non-Windows Software / Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux on: September 08, 2014, 11:19:36 AM
Some of them were indeed new to me. But I wonder why you like MD inside VS but rant about .net...
87  Main Area and Open Discussion / Non-Windows Software / Re: LINUX: Remarkable - a very simple previewing Markdown editor for Linux on: September 08, 2014, 04:49:49 AM
Why not Emacs?

(On Windows, there's MarkdownPad 2. Beat that.)
88  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Process Closer on: September 06, 2014, 09:03:37 AM
I use Process Explorer for that. Process Closer won't be able to kill applications without a window.
89  News and Reviews / Mini-Reviews by Members / Re: AdGuard: the better Ad Muncher? on: September 01, 2014, 02:23:48 PM
Yes, AdGuard needs to intercept HTTPS, that's why using the Android version is a bit dangerous...
90  News and Reviews / Mini-Reviews by Members / Re: AdGuard: the better Ad Muncher? on: September 01, 2014, 06:38:34 AM
It sounded quite different in Murray's blog.
91  News and Reviews / Mini-Reviews by Members / Re: AdGuard: the better Ad Muncher? on: September 01, 2014, 05:31:08 AM
They announced AM5 to be released this Summer. Looks like winter now.
92  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Does anyone here use Bitcoins? on: August 29, 2014, 11:05:15 AM
TL;DR: Miner coders cripple their public versions so they can mine faster themselves. I doubt that's a Monero-centric thing.
93  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Does anyone here use Bitcoins? on: August 29, 2014, 07:55:36 AM
Seems like Bitcoin (and other) mining is artificially crippled so the miner devs make higher profits:
http://da-data.blogspot.d...-with-monero-and-cpu.html
94  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Wordpress and Hackers on: August 24, 2014, 12:02:48 PM
Wordpress.com didn't let you install custom plug-ins last time I checked.
95  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Wordpress and Hackers on: August 24, 2014, 11:46:35 AM
My rule of thumb here is to use only commonly used plug-ins with a record of security. I have to blindly trust them because checking is too expensive for me.

I usually try to replace plug-ins by simple functions.php snippets around twice a year. Works well. I know it sounds a bit harsh, but if you don't understand PHP, you shouldn't install WordPress. Better use the wordpress.com hosting service.
96  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Ice Bucket Challenge...You all got nominated! on: August 24, 2014, 10:14:03 AM
I haven't donated either and I won't, my yearly donations go to other organizations. I just meant: if you care, donate, if not, ignore those icy people.
97  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Ice Bucket Challenge...You all got nominated! on: August 24, 2014, 08:04:46 AM
The whole thing is not about cold water, it's about donations.

Don't play the fool. Donate instead.
98  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Wordpress and Hackers on: August 22, 2014, 06:05:10 AM
WordPress is known for its random security issues, but so are all larger web projects I know.

"Secure" your WP by renaming your wp-content folder and removing meta info from the log-in. I guess that already helps a lot.
And don't use too many plug-ins without having checked their code.
99  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Everyone is brokenhearted. on: August 13, 2014, 10:38:10 AM
Not sure if media like the Telegraph should talk about that without any irony.
100  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Fastest note taking tool? on: August 12, 2014, 07:58:34 AM
http://activaid.telgkamp.de has some extension which does that.
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