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Desktop linux anyone?

Streaming version of photoshop is now usable on chromebooks. Hate it or love it chromebooks seem to make desktop linux happen.

Netflix will support ubuntu now

Just when i was about to give up on desktop linux Netflix announces it will support ubuntu. (ofcourse the chrome os helped things a lot).
http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/19/netflix-is-finally-coming-to-linux-with...

If you are applying for hdfc credit card

You may want to say no to (reasons below)
1. Smart pay
2. Wallet security

Click on the link to read reasons and more

The most boring products from apple? or its just me?

First time i wasn't excited to see a new product from Apple(iWatch). And the only other news is larger iPhones???? whats up with that? I mean moto 360 got me racing to see its features, i didn't move a finger looking at a shot of iWatch

Finally migrated my laptop to Ubuntu 14.04

This is the longest (four+ months) I have _not_ installed the latest Ubuntu

Moved to MacPro finally

out of 5+ months of hell. Still not Linux but usable (and beeeautiful).
I don't know why world still tolerates windows.

Windows woes: (and solution NetSetMan)

Laptop's suppose to be used in only _TWO_ alternate locations? That too, only if one network does not have dhcp. Only other way to change your IP is like fifty million clicks through and hundreds of minutes wait time to configure the interface (i guess i should be thankful about "not being asked to reboot")
Finally found something to do what i need. http://www.netsetman.com/

Videostream for chrome

Finally found "the" app whoes tagline is a resounding "What you bought your chromecast for"

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/search/videostream

Enjoy

I get shit scared...

I always get shit scared thinking of self contained nature of universe, thought process just breaks down. Does any one else?

I like mysteries

www.truecrypt.org

This truecrypt fiasco is really interesting. This article http://www.zdnet.com/truecrypt-quits-inexplicable-7000029994/#ftag=RSS4d... almost puts everything that I had in mind about this. I hope it all ends well rather than the trucrypt website update being true at face value. Read on full post to see the truecrypt webiste declaring surrender.

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