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  1. That was funny. Dont think if I wanted to get to London from new york or vice versa I would swim it though.
  2. so you all want to know what I smell. I smell a scam, that will only get you spam. You know you like my mad rhymes.
  3. well of course, just from looking at linux most should be able to tell that Linux isnt intended to be like windows at all which is why making it work like windows is so hard. Linux is designed to give someone full complete control over there operating system. Literally every aspect of linux can be rewritten or switched out. Linux is marketed at those with alot of computer expierience. It is not intended to be user friendly for your average joe computer user.
  4. I agree on my laptop right now I have Xubuntu and it is great because of the fact that it doesnt look like windows and uses almost no system resources.
  5. I have never seen linux act the same as windows though. The closet I have seen linux get to windows is Linspire.
  6. very nice thank you, really like the blue and orange one.
  7. I am doing a dist-upgrade to Kubuntu 6.10 right now and when 7.04 is ready to be released then I will do a dist-upgrade to that. I think Ubuntu 6.10 just had problems running on my laptop so now I am gonna try running it on a desktop. The same config as above but keep your finger crossed that it will still work with my USB Belkin Wireless adapter.
  8. there is a massive community around 6.06 and as for out of date, well not really, all my hardware works and all my software works on the newest version, so I wouldnt call it out of date. Even though there is a newer version available. I actually have 6.10 and I went back to 6.06 because I liked it better plus ship it will send you the 6.06 cds for free meaning I dont have to waste any money
  9. Ive got Kubuntu 6.06lts running on a Pentium 3 1ghz 512mb Ram 60gb Hard-drive Radeon 9250 and am very impressed with how it runs. I just wanted to spread the word of how well it has worked for me. Maybe someone else wants to try it. Very good for wardriving I might add.
  10. I like how that new forum looks I just checked out that test, I like it alot. If you move over to that I will have no problems with it :-), cheers Hak5
  11. Sweet I missed my HAK.5, welcome back to the internet Hak5
  12. sushi, cherry coke, coffee, and trail mix sometimes
  13. its all yours famicon long as it remains unchanged. The purpose was to describe the problem Hackers have at school and such. I have alot more, find myself in extreme boredom day to day so I decided to get involved with my crappy little schools "zine" so thats what Ive been writing this for. Glad you all like.
  14. The Hackers conundrum By: Aaron Capper I think the realization of who you are occurs in high school, and most schools have a place to put you to help you realize your potential. An athlete interested in football would probably want to join the football team, if they are interested in soccer they join the soccer team. The problem that we face is that there is no team for us. We quickly realize that what we want cannot be satisfied by the programs that schools offer, they do not offer something for us. The last time I checked, all the computer courses did was teach you how to use Word and Powerpoint. “I am a hacker, enter my world... Mine is a world that begins with school... I'm smarter than most of the other kids, this crap they teach us bores me...†Hackers are quickly ostracized from the social structure that runs the schools, you have a groups of people that hang out together. The athletes, the preppy kids, the wanna be gangsters, the real gangsters, the stoners, and of course we cant forget the rich kids that probably should go into the preppy group. Heres our problem initially upon entry into the high school world we almost immediately realize that we wont fit in. “Damn kid. All he does is play games. They're all alike. And then it happened... a door opened to a world... rushing through the phone line like heroin through an addict's veins, an electronic pulse is sent out, a refuge from the day-to-day incompetencies is sought... a board is found. "This is it... this is where I belong..." I know everyone here... even if I've never met them, never talked to them, may never hear from them again... I know you all...†Then we begin to realize the reason we do not fit into the high school atmosphere. It is because the high school atmosphere was not intended for us. It was intended to help people like the above mentioned groups succeed in life and society. Hackers however are seen as unimportant, they are seen as being the counter culture of success. Its not that we are anti social, actually it is usually quite the opposite most will answer any computer question you have, Usually in great detail and length. This is an oddity because most people assume that in order to have knowledge of something that you need a diploma or certification of some sort. This results in us having a problem, where as we are unable to proceed with our lives due to the fact that high school will totally turn you off of any school in the future. Soon though A hacker finds an outlet, some way to make a living off what they do. Usually this happens later in life though. “This is our world now... the world of the electron and the switch, the beauty of the baud. We make use of a service already existing without paying for what could be dirt-cheap if it wasn't run by profiteering gluttons, and you call us criminals. We explore... and you call us criminals. We seek after knowledge... and you call us criminals. We exist without skin color, without nationality, without religious bias... and you call us criminals. You build atomic bombs, you wage wars, you murder, cheat, and lie to us and try to make us believe it's for our own good, yet we're the criminals.†Eventually we realize this is our world that we can tap into the system and use it to our advantage. We have the ability to do things that others cannot, we can stare for hours at code, or hardware and without even knowing what we are doing, fix it, or modify it to do something better. It is almost as if our subconcious mind has been modified to allow us to understand how computers work at a level others cannot. “Yes, I am a criminal. My crime is that of curiosity. My crime is that of judging people by what they say and think, not what they look like. My crime is that of outsmarting you, something that you will never forgive me for. I am a hacker, and this is my manifesto. You may stop this individual, but you can't stop us all... after all, we're all alike.†All quotes taken from “The Hacker Manifesto†By: The Mentor
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