1. Post #121
    itty-bitty pretty kitty
    Dennab
    September 2008
    9,837 Posts
    Yes, the original vi and ed have no place in modern usage, except for situations where other editors cannot function.

    Emacs, however, is the most capable editor around, hands-down. Syntax highlighting for hundreds of languages, more extensions than Firefox, and remarkably fast, considering the size. Most importantly, it has a built-in Tetris. Can pico do that?
    No.

    But windows 7 can.
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  2. Post #122
    Axiom :D's Avatar
    July 2010
    1,456 Posts
    you can't figure out the steam id link and you're making fun of your friends for being illiterate?
    it says to put in your steamid when you join the forums.
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  3. Post #123
    Wingless is awesome. Also, View my site
    LinuX's Avatar
    February 2010
    5,836 Posts
    Stop abusing boxes MacTrekkie
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  4. Post #124
    SirCrest Sexual Enthusiast
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    August 2008
    14,656 Posts
    Oh fuck, I'm just about to kill my dad.
    So my dad wanted to use my file server I have setup (Basically a NAS, Except Decently big. It's in a rack mount case, runs arch linux with no GUI and has about 6TB of hard drive space (3 2TB's, Soon to be 4), It's pretty much hidden away in a cabinet in my room with a shitty CRT, I Generally use SSH and FTP to access it so of course my dad has to goto it directly instead of using the SSH and FTP Details I gave to him and I had to leave, So I come home today to find that my SSH Details have been reset and multiple new files in the root directory, Things to do with the OS. So I goto the station itself and find that a FUCKING GUI has been installed and multiple other things! And I find the wallpaper to be "You're Welcome Zac!" (Zac Being my name) So I confront him and he says "A server can't be run without a GUI, It can't be done!" I argue and he goes "I went to TAFE for 2 years to learn about computers, STOP THINKING LIKE YOU KNOW THINGS!", So now I've been spending 2 FUCKING HOURS Deleting unnecessary shit like fucking APACHE, x.org, MySQL, And NGINX, I mean what the fuck is he trying to do? I also find openVZ half installed on the fucking machine, I'm better Off to fucking format the system drive, What I made was a barebone install! He's turned it into a fucking desktop machine with server systems on it, I'm about to fucking kill him, He's never EVER touching ANYTHING of mine ever again.

    Edited:

    Oh fucking hell, Now I found he's tried to install shit onto of the storage drives (forgot to mention I have one 80GB Drive for the OS), He's tried to fucking install wget over Pacman ON a storage drive.
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  5. Post #125
    Oh fuck, I'm just about to kill my dad.
    So my dad wanted to use my file server I have setup (Basically a NAS, Except Decently big. It's in a rack mount case, runs arch linux with no GUI and has about 6TB of hard drive space (3 2TB's, Soon to be 4), It's pretty much hidden away in a cabinet in my room with a shitty CRT, I Generally use SSH and FTP to access it so of course my dad has to goto it directly instead of using the SSH and FTP Details I gave to him and I had to leave, So I come home today to find that my SSH Details have been reset and multiple new files in the root directory, Things to do with the OS. So I goto the station itself and find that a FUCKING GUI has been installed and multiple other things! And I find the wallpaper to be "You're Welcome Zac!" (Zac Being my name) So I confront him and he says "A server can't be run without a GUI, It can't be done!" I argue and he goes "I went to TAFE for 2 years to learn about computers, STOP THINKING LIKE YOU KNOW THINGS!", So now I've been spending 2 FUCKING HOURS Deleting unnecessary shit like fucking APACHE, x.org, MySQL, And NGINX, I mean what the fuck is he trying to do? I also find openVZ half installed on the fucking machine, I'm better Off to fucking format the system drive, What I made was a barebone install! He's turned it into a fucking desktop machine with server systems on it, I'm about to fucking kill him, He's never EVER touching ANYTHING of mine ever again.

    Edited:

    Oh fucking hell, Now I found he's tried to install shit onto of the storage drives (forgot to mention I have one 80GB Drive for the OS), He's tried to fucking install wget over Pacman ON a storage drive.
    Change the passwords, set the BIOS to only boot from the hard drive, and put a password on the BIOS so he can't change that. Also give him a separate share on the fileserver, which has read-only access to everything BUT a single directory on the storage drive.

    Take the CRT away as well; he doesn't sound smart enough to use SSH.

    Also, try using a BSD instead of Linux, just for the added obscurity. That way, even if he does break through the passwords, he's baffled when "pacman", "apt-get" and the like return "not found". Make sure you don't install the man pages, so he'll never figure out the command is "pkg_add".
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  6. Post #126
    Warship's Avatar
    June 2010
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    I'm happy my mom is computer illiterate now. She is like scared of my computers, heh.
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  7. Post #127
    I'm dumb! You don't have an excuse!
    MacTrekkie's Avatar
    July 2009
    5,485 Posts
    Oh fuck, I'm just about to kill my dad.
    So my dad wanted to use my file server I have setup (Basically a NAS, Except Decently big. It's in a rack mount case, runs arch linux with no GUI and has about 6TB of hard drive space (3 2TB's, Soon to be 4), It's pretty much hidden away in a cabinet in my room with a shitty CRT, I Generally use SSH and FTP to access it so of course my dad has to goto it directly instead of using the SSH and FTP Details I gave to him and I had to leave, So I come home today to find that my SSH Details have been reset and multiple new files in the root directory, Things to do with the OS. So I goto the station itself and find that a FUCKING GUI has been installed and multiple other things! And I find the wallpaper to be "You're Welcome Zac!" (Zac Being my name) So I confront him and he says "A server can't be run without a GUI, It can't be done!" I argue and he goes "I went to TAFE for 2 years to learn about computers, STOP THINKING LIKE YOU KNOW THINGS!", So now I've been spending 2 FUCKING HOURS Deleting unnecessary shit like fucking APACHE, x.org, MySQL, And NGINX, I mean what the fuck is he trying to do? I also find openVZ half installed on the fucking machine, I'm better Off to fucking format the system drive, What I made was a barebone install! He's turned it into a fucking desktop machine with server systems on it, I'm about to fucking kill him, He's never EVER touching ANYTHING of mine ever again.

    Edited:

    Oh fucking hell, Now I found he's tried to install shit onto of the storage drives (forgot to mention I have one 80GB Drive for the OS), He's tried to fucking install wget over Pacman ON a storage drive.
    You should bludgeon him over the head with the CRT. CRT's are nice and strong and heavy so you can easily put some force into it. Alternatively, you can open up an old hard drive and shatter one of the disks and use it as a knife for a bit of irony. Seriously, though, you have to make him understand what a complete moron he is.
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  8. Post #128
    Naci's Sidekick
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    July 2010
    7,451 Posts
    My friend and I had some discussion about our old Junior High's computer lab. Somewhere around the middle of it one of us brought up Call of Duty Black Ops and he said he pirated it, went to visit a teacher broke into the computer lab and played it in there. I'm just looking at a wall thinking, "HHHHHHHHHNNNNNNNNGGGGGG."
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  9. Post #129
    SirCrest Sexual Enthusiast
    wingless's Avatar
    August 2008
    14,656 Posts
    You should bludgeon him over the head with the CRT. CRT's are nice and strong and heavy so you can easily put some force into it. Alternatively, you can open up an old hard drive and shatter one of the disks and use it as a knife for a bit of irony. Seriously, though, you have to make him understand what a complete moron he is.
    I do plan to Bludgeon him with it, I'll pre-break the glass and sharpen the edges first, of course.

    Edited:

    Change the passwords, set the BIOS to only boot from the hard drive, and put a password on the BIOS so he can't change that. Also give him a separate share on the fileserver, which has read-only access to everything BUT a single directory on the storage drive.

    Take the CRT away as well; he doesn't sound smart enough to use SSH.

    Also, try using a BSD instead of Linux, just for the added obscurity. That way, even if he does break through the passwords, he's baffled when "pacman", "apt-get" and the like return "not found". Make sure you don't install the man pages, so he'll never figure out the command is "pkg_add".
    I plan to change my passwords and bios and fuck it if he's getting a small bit of it now, The CRT's going away now.
    And I'm re-installing arch. He's fucked up everything, So I'm currently wiping my OS Drive.
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  10. Post #130
    I do plan to Bludgeon him with it, I'll pre-break the glass and sharpen the edges first, of course.
    Do it while it's still plugged in:

    "Investigator: So, what's the cause of death?
    Coroner: Blunt force trauma to the head, massive exsanguination from multiple puncture wounds, probably glass, electrocution, and a bit of heavy metal poisoning.
    Investigator: Heavy metal poisoning?
    Coroner: Yeah, CRTs are full of shit like that. Metals didn't get a chance to do much - guy died before he knew what hit him.
    Investigator: I guess he...
    <glasses pull>
    Investigator: should have seen it coming."

    OK, the pun at the end there sucked, but you get the drift.
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  11. Post #131
    I wasted a dollar on a stupid title.
    nikomo's Avatar
    September 2007
    16,793 Posts
    And what did we learn here folks?
    Never share your root password with anyone.
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  12. Post #132
    SirCrest Sexual Enthusiast
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    August 2008
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    It wasn't root, He used sudo su like a fuckhead.
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  13. Post #133
    Resident Raccoon
    kaze4159's Avatar
    January 2008
    8,851 Posts
    And what did we learn here folks?
    Never share your root password with anyone.
    And don't forget to change it when people find out
    root alpine
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  14. Post #134
    CD drives eject stuff, my ass ejects stuff, therefore my ass must be a CD drive.
    ProWaffle's Avatar
    July 2009
    4,584 Posts
    It wasn't root, He used sudo su like a fuckhead.


    A classic that had to be posted.
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  15. Post #135
    SirCrest Sexual Enthusiast
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    August 2008
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    I always love that pic.
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  16. Post #136
    It wasn't root, He used sudo su like a fuckhead.
    Gah. Learn how to set up sudo permissions, please.
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  17. Post #137
    SirCrest Sexual Enthusiast
    wingless's Avatar
    August 2008
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    Gah. Learn how to set up sudo permissions, please.
    I shouldn't need to, The only people using it should be me and other family members, Which wont be anymore.
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  18. Post #138
    I shouldn't need to, The only people using it should be me and other family members, Which wont be anymore.
    Dude, I have a machine that only I even want to use, and I still set up proper sudo permissions. Mostly because the default was "deny everybody who isn't root", and if I was going to edit it anyways, I might as well do it right. Only users in wheel can even use sudo, and I blocked sudo from running shells and su, as well as enabled the password prompt, and enabled logging as well, just to be sure. So, even if someone got into my account,
    a) they can't "sudo su", "sudo bash" or "sudo sh" to get full root access
    b) they have to know my password to use sudo, so if I leave the session open, they can't abuse it too much
    c) even if they get through all that, and do some damage, I'll know exactly what they did, so I can undo it easily.

    No, I'm not paranoid. WHY ARE YOU ASKING?
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  19. Post #139
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    November 2009
    14,415 Posts
    I gave an ethernet switch to my friend as a birthday gift, because he said he needed one. When I gave it to him he said "Thanks! Now I just need more powercables!" I responded "Well, a powercable for the switch is included.." he then says "No, no, no.. They're not, see, there's only one cable, and there's five ports!".
    By powercables he meant ethernet cables. He's a guy that think he knows alot and he can learn the rest in 1 day. He tried to win a contest about making a Starcraft II map, and me and my friend were a little sceptic, but he just said "When I win, you will look stupid", when the contest is over and I ask about how his map turned out he just said "that he had coded a plus worng and therefore when he tried to run the map he got a message saying "ERRORERRORERRORERRORERRORERROR". He also bragged about how he had designed a jet on a piece of paper and that he was just about to put it in the game. He's supposedsly (did I spell that shit right?) also working with a dude from Scotland on a game based on the Unreal Engine and he's also about to learn C/C++. A game only fills up 10MB of your HDD too, if you believe what he says.
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  20. Post #140
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    September 2008
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    Sudo is now going into my daily use vocabulary.
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  21. Post #141
    BrQ
    Test victim #2
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    June 2008
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    Do it while it's still plugged in:

    "Investigator: So, what's the cause of death?
    Coroner: Blunt force trauma to the head, massive exsanguination from multiple puncture wounds, probably glass, electrocution, and a bit of heavy metal poisoning.
    Investigator: Heavy metal poisoning?
    Coroner: Yeah, CRTs are full of shit like that. Metals didn't get a chance to do much - guy died before he knew what hit him.
    Investigator: I guess he...
    <glasses pull>
    Investigator: should have seen it coming."

    OK, the pun at the end there sucked, but you get the drift.
    why do you post a joke if you think it's stupid
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  22. Post #142

    April 2010
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    Anyone have the link for the "Computer Illiteracy" comics. Those were funny.
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  23. Post #143
    why do you post a joke if you think it's stupid
    Sleep deprivation makes you do crazy stupid things. I once sat staring at my monitor for five minutes before I realized I hadn't hit the "compile" button.
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  24. Post #144
    short sentences's Avatar
    September 2010
    238 Posts
    So I just finished a test for a class and

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  25. Post #145
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    May 2009
    8,683 Posts
    what the fuck, macs have preview for PDF and Windows has Adobe Reader

    Edited:

    which you gotta install but w/e. it would be rtf as it's a standard file format
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  26. Post #146
    short sentences's Avatar
    September 2010
    238 Posts
    what the fuck, macs have preview for PDF and Windows has Adobe Reader

    Edited:

    which you gotta install but w/e. it would be rtf as it's a standard file format
    I thought about it and realized it should probably be rtf, but really, any operating system today can open a pdf.
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  27. Post #147
    I wasted a dollar on a stupid title.
    nikomo's Avatar
    September 2007
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    Most text editors can read rtf.
    PDF readers are widely available on most major operating systems.
    docx can be read with Microsoft Office in Windows and OS X and OpenOffice has support for docx reading too (Windows, OS X, Linux).
    Windows Media Audio can be played by most media players (VLC, supports Windows, OS X, Linux)

    So the whole question is stupid.
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  28. Post #148
    Warship's Avatar
    June 2010
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    Most text editors can read rtf.
    PDF readers are widely available on most major operating systems.
    docx can be read with Microsoft Office in Windows and OS X and OpenOffice has support for docx reading too (Windows, OS X, Linux).
    Windows Media Audio can be played by most media players (VLC, supports Windows, OS X, Linux)

    So the whole question is stupid.
    I would have put a ring around all answers
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  29. Post #149
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    March 2010
    4,605 Posts
    Not sure if this is content or not, but here we go.

    Right now, in my current class, our teacher was talking about how we're going to get flash drives for our laptops soon. She finishes talking about it and then she says, "Any questions?" Then one kid blurted out, "What's the size on the flash drives? Are they 1 terabyte?"

    Then, in the same class, one of the kids couldn't open inspiration without getting an error. She says shut down the computer, and boot it back up. Then she said this when it didn't work again, "It must be a command error that's not letting the software work."
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  30. Post #150
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    April 2010
    2,547 Posts
    Not sure if this is content or not, but here we go.

    Right now, in my current class, our teacher was talking about how we're going to get flash drives for our laptops soon. She finishes talking about it and then she says, "Any questions?" Then one kid blurted out, "What's the size on the flash drives? Are they 1 terabyte?"

    Then, in the same class, one of the kids couldn't open inspiration without getting an error. She says shut down the computer, and boot it back up. Then she said this when it didn't work again, "It must be a command error that's not letting the software work."
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  31. Post #151
    Movie quote goes here, because...
    Dennab
    October 2008
    8,076 Posts
    So I just finished a test for a class and

    Just put 4 x'es since anything else would be ignorance and plain dumb.
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  32. Post #152
    {ABK}AbbySciuto's Avatar
    April 2010
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    Although, to be fair, I use my 500GB FreeAgent Go as a flash drive most of the time.

    Edited:

    You fool! Do you realize what you've done!
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  33. Post #153
    So I just finished a test for a class and

    Gah, I remember questions like that. Luckily, I tested out of the "computer applications" class, but even the test-out exam was full-on retard. It was seriously asking me things like "what is the primary difference between Windows 95 and Windows for Workgroups" and "A 3.5'' floppy is unsuited for multimedia because ___?".

    Seriously. And I took that test this year. Fucking retarded.
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  34. Post #154
    Warship's Avatar
    June 2010
    9,042 Posts
    And I took that test this year. Fucking retarded.
    I think I will complain if I get such a stupid test...If I even get a test asking computer questions.
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  35. Post #155
    I wasted a dollar on a stupid title.
    nikomo's Avatar
    September 2007
    16,793 Posts
    Gah, I remember questions like that. Luckily, I tested out of the "computer applications" class, but even the test-out exam was full-on retard. It was seriously asking me things like "what is the primary difference between Windows 95 and Windows for Workgroups" and "A 3.5'' floppy is unsuited for multimedia because ___?".

    Seriously. And I took that test this year. Fucking retarded.
    Well, they're not exactly retarded questions, just extremely outdated.
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  36. Post #156
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    Therefore irrelevant.
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  37. Post #157
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    taipan's Avatar
    September 2005
    5,538 Posts
    My Visual Basic exam was on a piece of paper.
    I had to WRITE a setup for a working calculator.
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  38. Post #158
    thf
    Gold Member
    Dennab
    June 2009
    3,331 Posts
    My Visual Basic exam was on a piece of paper.
    I had to WRITE a setup for a working calculator.
    The fuck... ?
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  39. Post #159
    itty-bitty pretty kitty
    Dennab
    September 2008
    9,837 Posts
    My brother thinks Alienware makes quality computers....at a fair price.
    :doh:
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  40. Post #160
    Played it for the plot
    Dennab
    October 2008
    14,789 Posts
    It wasn't root, He used sudo su like a fuckhead.
    did you not give him is own account or did you actually give him sudo access?
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