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Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 06-23-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23,746
Views: 1,253,408
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: 144
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: 13
Views: 327
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: 116
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: 13
Views: 327
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: 13
Views: 327
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: 421
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: 421
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: 421
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: 127
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: 421
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: 1,454
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: 421
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: 177
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: 1,454
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: 233
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: 233
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...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 03-05-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By root
Re: Youtube adpocalypse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHKfj9FdykI

from 12:10 pretty much says what I said above, with a real example.

Advertisers tried to opt out of "sensative" content, but still found their ads...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 03-05-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By root
Re: Anyone interested in discussing the use of light in a processor?

as you haven't hosted your video on youtube, and added it as an attachment it is hard to go back and re-watch with out repeating the whole thing...
so I watched it twice, here are some notes I...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 03-05-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By root
Re: Youtube adpocalypse

I still don't really agree, firstly, if he meant "we" he should have said "we". it's not like that was live, he had all of the rest of his life to make that video say exactly what it needed to say.
...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 03-05-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By root
Re: Youtube adpocalypse

I would totally miss it, I cannot remember the last time I sat down and watched a series on TV, but, I'll happily sit all day watching you tube channels.

I tend to watch basically three "types" of...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 03-02-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By root
Re: Youtube adpocalypse

I don't see why this wouldn't be allowed, but, I do disagree with the premise, and some statements in the video.
Generally I find the whole thing both stupid and at times comes accross as arrogant....
Forum: Hardware 03-02-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By root
Re: Is there a way to creat RAID 0 externally?

Simply put.

1, no, at least not with USB docks
2, don't

you already covered point 2, as the data is stripped failure of one drive means loss of all data.

the reason you can't do it with USB...
Forum: Hardware 03-02-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By root
Re: PCMCIA Hard Disk Card

have you tried something like this:

https://www.startech.com/1-Port-CardBus-PCMCIA-to-PCI-Adapter-Card~PCI2PCMCIA1
Forum: Hardware 02-09-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By root
Re: Building an Android PC

TBH, just get a raspberry pi,

a lot of the other all winner stuff is poorly supported.
My experiance of having a couple of boards with an Allwinner A10 and an A20 (dual and quad core Arm...
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