Calamares Linux Installer: Joint Effort Project – Manjaro & Crew

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The Manjaro team has just released a new ISO pre-release of their linux distribution that includes the new Calamares installer. Quote: The new, Qt5/python3 based installer is a joint effort of several distributions. In May 2014, developers of Netrunnner, KaOS and Manjaro got together to discuss the possibility to work jointly on a brand new,… [Read More]

How to Install Clojure, Leiningen, & Light Table on Manjaro Linux

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Getting a Clojure environment up and running on any Arch Linux based system (like Manjaro) is easy as pie! Everything is in either the official repo’s or the AUR — and up to date, unlike the old-ass shit you’re likely to find in most distros. Haskell is a bit more tedius, and I’ve switched to… [Read More]

Bertrand Russell: Quote of the Day (On the Irrational Animal & Other Human Bullshit)

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“Man is a rational animal — so at least I have been told. Throughout a long life, I have looked diligently for evidence in favor of this statement, but so far I have not had the good fortune to come across it, though I have searched in many countries spread over three continents. On the… [Read More]

Republicans Hate Science: Why is this News?

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Republicans are doing a bang-up job of destroying their relevance to modern society and the vast majority of Americans. Every election they become more and more entrenched as the party of fundamentalism. This isn’t news. ā€œIā€™m not a scientist,ā€ or a close variation, has become the go-to talking point for Republicans questioned about climate change… [Read More]

Bertrand Russell: Quote of the Day on Protestants (Fundamentalism vs Science & America)

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“In practice, most protestants, when they acquired the government, merely substituted the King for the Pope, and thus secured neither liberty of private judgement nor a democratic method of deciding doctrinal questions.” — Bertrand Russell There are many flavors of “protestant”, and they all hate each other. Not surprisingly, Protestants, for centuries, were horribly violent… [Read More]