Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jan 2012 10:06 UTC
Windows And so the smartphonification of the general purpose computer continues. This time around, though, it might actually be for the better. Microsoft has detailed two new features in Windows 8: refreshing and resetting your computer. Reinstalls will be a thing of the past.
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"know your way around" requires a bit more know how than most users are going to have. My favorite WTF was when my console text editor of choice stopped working. The program in /usr/bin was fine, but I tracked it down to the filesystem getting full, which caused one of the links in /etc/alternatives (to my text editor) now showed up as a 2GB file instead of a link.

Of course that's precisely what should happen when I slip and let my filesystem get too full!

You aren't wrong though, that Debian install lasted through years, couple major kernel versions, several hard drives and two completely different systems. It's still running in fact, though I haven't touched it in a year or so.

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