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Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 10-10-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 257
Posted By root
Re: Rechargeable car jump starter battery replacement.

I'd be dubious of anything that claimed a thousand amp output. Even if you think if has good quality cables.

The conductors would have to be around an inch a across to handle that sort of power! ...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 10-10-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 187
Posted By root
Re: Laptop USB Drivers

You have two options here.

Either burn the manufactures drivers onto a separate CD and put this in the same CD drive you used to install Windows (I assume this works.)

Or burn a new CD that...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 09-23-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 458
Posted By root
Re: other hobbies

You don't know that! You couldn't possibly know what he is running.
There are many different distributions available for pi, almost all distributions are ported. And some not Linux operating...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 09-23-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 390
Posted By root
Re: Bandicam, What is it capable of?

I think the simple answer is yes, the software would work for saving you tube videos.
But, there is the water mark issue,
The mouse capture issue
The face that it records the stream, not the...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 09-19-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By root
Re: Electronic address book

your organisation uses exchange.

Does your organisation run its own active directory.

in active directory you can store all that information, and it is available in the global address list,...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 08-21-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By root
Re: Ever relocated for a job?

As I said earlier, I've never been at the level where company relocation would be a thing. It's more a question: "do you want the job? Then move"

People a little less generically skilled may get...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 08-21-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By root
Re: Ever relocated for a job?

If you do a parmenant move, you'd sell your house and move, the company may pay things like solicitor fees, and the cost for a moving team.

If your house doesn't sell straight away it may be on...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 08-19-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By root
Re: Ever relocated for a job?

I've never changed house for a job move.
But I have relocated myself and changed jobs due to a house move...

I've had short term "relocations" my company sent me to Colombia (the country not the...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 06-23-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23,847
Views: 1,282,142
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

Laws about slave labor.


it's all the legal works, last minute stays of execution appeals, re-running trials etc. not a bad thing, in the slim case that I was found guilty and sentenced to death...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 06-23-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By root
Re: Cost of WW II

The population of the soviet was only 170 million at the time. that's getting up for 1 in 10 dead.

When you look at a more detailed breakdown it just gets sadder:...
Forum: Hardware 06-06-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By root
Re: Small Computer Repair Start-up

you said, I'm not saying don't but...

what I meant was, you were the closest one that got to it... but, I thought I'd lay it out in really obvious terms.

advice is cheap, (free here) devices...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 06-06-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By root
Re: Fast photo viewer for large picture files

I use darktable.

as a quick suggestion, - have you checked the settings.

if it was good before, it sound like it was just loading a (possible low res preview) before.

and that you may have...
Forum: Hardware 05-30-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By root
Re: Small Computer Repair Start-up

Ok, I'll bring the negative...

there are too many forums like this, too many helpful people on reddit, computers are cheap. big box stores like PC world have techs that have great parking on...
Forum: Hardware 05-27-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By root
Re: Small Computer Repair Start-up

Basic stuff (installing memory or drives.)
Screw drivers, - get one of those pro regular + jewlers sets. and you'll be fairly sorted for desktops and laptops.
Anti static wrist strap + mat
a boat...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 05-27-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By root
Re: VPN in Mexico

(at the risk of opening an even bigger can of worms...)
both models say the same thing, but in different ways, there are 4 layers in the IP model and 7 Layers in the OSI model.

they match up like...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 05-26-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By root
Re: VPN in Mexico

Access points work more like hubs or switches than routers, they aren't taking the packet in and looking at the address and making routing decisions based on the IP address, the WAP will make...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 05-26-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By root
Re: VPN in Mexico

I'm going to say, sort of, the OSI model has the following layers
1, Physical - stuff like the cables and plugs you;re using.
2, Data link - This is where the MAC address is used.
3, Network -...
Forum: Cyber Safety and Computer Security 05-26-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By root
Re: Phishing E-mails

What you are asking to do should be the default setup.

you should only accept mail for known users, and reject all other mail, have you setup your domain to forward all mail to a given user?
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 05-25-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By root
Re: VPN in Mexico

sooooo...
you have to think about the way in which the TCP IP switching works.

your computer wants to make a request to 8.8.8.8, it'll look at its routing table and see that needs to go via...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 05-25-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,028
Posted By root
Re: Need a hand

you want Load runner for that, it'll give you a pretty good indication of how much traffic you can expect before your server curls it's toes up.
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 05-25-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By root
Re: VPN in Mexico

Why? hardware address is only useful to the first routing device, then your home router is going to replace your spoofed mac address with its real one on the next segment...


To answer the first...
Forum: Hardware 05-25-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By root
Re: Blu ray internal drive to USB?

Yes, those external USB drive bay things are just the same shaped slot as a laptop drive with a sata connector at the back.

You can do it (I have done it.)

don't worry about spending extra on...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 05-18-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,028
Posted By root
Re: Need a hand

Looks like all the links etc aren't working again...

I don't know your (financial) circumstances, but have you looked into any kind of hosting? hosting on a machine at home is fine, but, not...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 03-08-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By root
Re: Anyone interested in discussing the use of light in a processor?

But they can (and do) already transmit multiple frequencies at once sending different information on different wavelength carriers. - look up multi mode fibre.

It's quite hard to break out of...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 03-06-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By root
Re: Anyone interested in discussing the use of light in a processor?

perhaps you should?
maybe I'm wrong... but...

what I mean to say is that when light enters your liquid it will refract in one way, and then when it enters a (more dense) crystal suspended in the...
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