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  • @Gargoyle said: I've read elsewhere that this only affected clients, not routers. Is that true? My desktops are all patched, we all know how ridiculous the Android system is for patches so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, but I'm wondering if I need to be worried abo…
  • @Cliff_Forster said: Your users have too much control. I hate to agree with Cliff, but he's right. If the people setting policy says they need to be using the university network drive, that's what they should be doing and that's what shou…
  • Yeah... GRUB has nothing to do with partitioning, it's the bootloader. The piece of code that your BIOS loads which bootstraps the actual system. If you ever want to install Arch, you should follow the beginners guide: https://wiki.archlinux.org/in…
  • Arch is great.... if you want to know how everything works. Once you've set up an Arch desktop succesfully, you'll be pretty well versed in how Linux works. At least most of the basics. Also, the Arch Wiki is an exceptionally good source of informat…
  • Mmm.... Stardew Valley.... and it runs perfectly on Linux. I've already sunk 70ish hours into it, and I didn't start playing that long ago either. Completed all the rec center bundles and everything. Screw you Joja Mart
  • To be fair, he is in Vietnam. :P
  • Might want to add some cooling fans into the mix. Under load, the RPi3 tends to run pretty hot from my understanding (my RPi is never under load).
  • @Linc said: If sucking meant failure, half of Vanilla's competitors would be out of business. Not that you're biased or anything
  • Red Smoke without having to find parking in Greektown? Yes plz.
  • @Linc said: I've been playing Spreadsheets: Magic Cards. I've heard you use the cards in a multiplayer game mode too but no one ever seems to want to try that. Yeah... what is up with that? I can never find anyone to play either. Might ha…
  • @ardichoke said: @Thrax said: Please tell me how much RAM you want and I will provide good options. 16G, preferably on 2 sticks so I have room to expand in the future if need be Pestering @Thrax with a bamp.
  • @GHoosdum said: @ardichoke said: How does one accidentally purchase a brand new car (which I am very jealous of, love the Volt almost as much as the Tesla Model S) I basically made a starting offer to the dealership, e…
  • @GHoosdum said: Since my last update, I accidentally purchased a 2017 Volt. How does one accidentally purchase a brand new car (which I am very jealous of, love the Volt almost as much as the Tesla Model S)
  • @Thrax said: Please tell me how much RAM you want and I will provide good options. 16G, preferably on 2 sticks so I have room to expand in the future if need be
  • @Thrax - would it really make a noticable difference to go from the G.Skill Ripjaws V RAM I specced out to the Corsair your posted? Does downclocking a higher speed RAM actually yield worthwhile performance gains? I haven't been into enthusiast leve…
  • Okay... well... regardless of the quality of onboard sound, that board doesn't have analog 5.1 out, so it's a moot point. If I went mATX (at this point) I need a sound card, and I really want to build a tiny box, because having mid-full size towers …
  • @drasnor said: @mertesn said: @ardichoke said: @primesuspect said: Just out of curiosity: If you want to keep the price down, the motherboard has a perfectly good sound controller on-boa…
  • Well... that's good at least... My AM2+ Gigabyte board has horrible isolation. Drives me crazy. I also wish there was a Micro ATX board with a well isolated 5.1 (or better) on board. I really like the idea of building a small rig that can sit on my …
  • When I have time to sit down and game lately, I'm playing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Also, when I want to kick back on the couch, Broforce (horray for Steam Link)
  • @primesuspect said: Just out of curiosity: If you want to keep the price down, the motherboard has a perfectly good sound controller on-board. Any super-compelling reason you would get a discreet sound card? On board doesn't do 5.1 sound,…
  • I'm dipping my toe into the Ryzen hype train... which is to say I'm starting to theorycraft my upgrade. I'm planning to reuse my current video card and power supply, at least for the time being, because I want to keep the price on this build down. T…
  • @UPSLynx said: It's actually brilliant and hilarious. No way in hell a kid is gonna eat one of those things. I can't speak from experience, as I've not procreated.... but my coworker is dubious of this. From his experience with toddlers, …
  • http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/1/14778316/nintendo-switch-cartridge-taste-test-dont-lick-it I'm calling it, the Switch will be a failure. No console with bad tasting cartridges can survive in the modern era. Breaks immersion.
  • @primesuspect said: This is all well and good but the most important question hasn't been answered yet: What's the hashtag? AaronGotLincd
    in Got engaged Comment by ardichoke 1 Mar
  • If there is no DRM that you are circumventing, it would stand to reason that making your backup copy is also not illegal under the DMCA. It depends on how DRM is defined, NES/SNES games don't have what would be considered DRM in the modern sense, th…
  • Except you're conveniently ignoring the backup clause, in that it's legal to make a backup of media you own. There has been no legal precedent set which excludes video games from that.