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Why is it better to have the DSL modem in bridge... 1,564 Views / 6 Replies  
Why is it better to have the DSL modem in bridge mode rather then the Airport in bridge mode?
Just curious.
Also, if she ever calls Verizon for troubleshooting and they have her reset the modem...
Posted by tightsocks, on May 5, 2013 at 04:50 PM, in Networking
I think the modem is doing dhcp - the config... 1,564 Views / 6 Replies  
I think the modem is doing dhcp - the config interface is so unbelievably confusing (to me anyway). So that combined with my rapidly declining abilities is making this rather confusing.
I think...
Posted by tightsocks, on May 4, 2013 at 10:18 PM, in Networking
Very basic DSL to Airporrt Extreme question 1,564 Views / 6 Replies  
So, I am trying to help a relative straighten out their DSL connection.
It is nothing more than what looks to be an ancient Westell 6100 Verizon modem going to an old Airport Extreme (1 ethernet...
Posted by tightsocks, on May 4, 2013 at 08:29 PM, in Networking
For when one of them invariable fails. ... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
For when one of them invariable fails.



Well, with Macs at least there seems to be the problem of obsolescence and compatibility.
The PowerBook was a problem because it meant that I needed...
Posted by tightsocks, on Apr 28, 2013 at 11:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I have backups on external HD's as well as... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
Yes, I have backups on external HD's as well as online. If /when something goes wrong with my MIni or even the monitor or keyboard I will be in the dark ages with no way to manage the myriad things...
Posted by tightsocks, on Apr 28, 2013 at 09:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Overheating is a possibility, although I always... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
Overheating is a possibility, although I always kept it on a fan cooling pad. Just the act of installing 10.5 was pretty taxing and it didn't conk out during that (by that time I was not longer...
Posted by tightsocks, on Apr 27, 2013 at 10:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, I did kill the PowerBook. I felt like it... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
Yes, I did kill the PowerBook.
I felt like it was holding me back. It actually died back in '09, or '10 (diagnosed as fried graphics chip). It would function intermittently and then the graphic...
Posted by tightsocks, on Apr 27, 2013 at 06:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just smashed my Titanium PowerBook. 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
Just smashed my Titanium PowerBook.
Posted by tightsocks, on Apr 26, 2013 at 11:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still use classic PalmOS. Does this affect me? 1,650 Views / 65 Replies  
I still use classic PalmOS. Does this affect me?
Posted by tightsocks, on Mar 26, 2013 at 01:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Was this a crash diet of some sort or did you... 5,976 Views / 131 Replies  
Was this a crash diet of some sort or did you just do this for the heck of it?
Any before and after pictures?
Posted by tightsocks, on Mar 19, 2013 at 07:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I am seriously interested in this as well, but... 5,976 Views / 131 Replies  
I am seriously interested in this as well, but I'm not optimistic.

Even the medical products specifically designed for this purpose don't seem particularly 'healthy' to me.

The ingredients for...
Posted by tightsocks, on Mar 16, 2013 at 07:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The Monkey Chow Diaries... 5,976 Views / 131 Replies  
The Monkey Chow Diaries (http://www.angryman.ca/monkey.html)
Posted by tightsocks, on Mar 16, 2013 at 03:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Found this from a quick search: Looks like... 826 Views / 3 Replies  
Found this from a quick search:
Looks like there are a couple of services that can do this.

Google Maps Street View API Driving Directions Example...
Posted by tightsocks, on Mar 1, 2013 at 12:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Arbitrary code execution - Wikipedia, the free... 528 Views / 9 Replies  
Arbitrary code execution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remote_code_execution)


Anything.


I guess you could run a virus scanner, although depending on if...
Posted by tightsocks, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm sure others will say a definitive, 'No.' ... 528 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm sure others will say a definitive, 'No.'
But I would say that we just don't know.

It is certainly conceivable that a bug with a 0day exploit exists in the way that Mail displays website...
Posted by tightsocks, on Feb 22, 2013 at 07:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Turns out I just needed to adjust the tracking on... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
Turns out I just needed to adjust the tracking on the VCR. I figured that out for myself.
Posted by tightsocks, on Feb 3, 2013 at 09:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And I'm done. My DSL connection isn't working... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
And I'm done.
My DSL connection isn't working all of a sudden and they are trying to tell that it is because of my answering machine.
No more for me.
Posted by tightsocks, on Feb 1, 2013 at 09:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If I'm trying to point out an item in a display... 700 Views / 34 Replies  
If I'm trying to point out an item in a display case to a clerk where we are facing each other I have a hard time figuring out when to guide them to their left or right...
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 18, 2013 at 09:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Will it tell me which side of the street I'm on? 700 Views / 34 Replies  
Will it tell me which side of the street I'm on?
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 17, 2013 at 05:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If it can get my bank statement and have it tell... 700 Views / 34 Replies  
If it can get my bank statement and have it tell me the directions that would be great...
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 17, 2013 at 04:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How is that going to tell me if a house is on the... 700 Views / 34 Replies  
How is that going to tell me if a house is on the east or west side of a street?
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 17, 2013 at 03:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which way am I going? 700 Views / 34 Replies  
I always hear people rattling off directions and locations like, "Head west on Acme Blvd" or "The house is on the north-east corner of the street."
How do they know which direction is which way and...
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 17, 2013 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The computers are too confusing. I've got a NASA... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
The computers are too confusing. I've got a NASA control room here just so I can get my bank statement.
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 11, 2013 at 04:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
$20 a month seems rather pricey... It looks... 797 Views / 40 Replies  
$20 a month seems rather pricey...

It looks like Thunderbird can be configured to store full messages, so wouldn't that combined with a good backup routine provide an effective email backup...
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 2, 2013 at 02:35 PM, in Mac OS X
So, I'm still confused. Does an IMAP client... 797 Views / 40 Replies  
So, I'm still confused.
Does an IMAP client like Thunderbird actually store our messages or is it just displaying them from the server?
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:59 AM, in Mac OS X
You could always hire a locksmith/safe... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
You could always hire a locksmith/safe cracker....
WIth a properly encrypted file there are not really any viable workarounds.
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 1, 2013 at 04:56 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Does anyone have the number for the Communal... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
Does anyone have the number for the Communal Service Agency?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=SDR8OO3FH5s#t=46s
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 1, 2013 at 01:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I use the ATM occasionally. I rarely use cash... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
I use the ATM occasionally. I rarely use cash though.
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 1, 2013 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What happens when you forget the password to that... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
What happens when you forget the password to that encrypted disk image or it gets fried/damaged?
Posted by tightsocks, on Jan 1, 2013 at 05:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
There seem to be lots of free email... 797 Views / 40 Replies  
There seem to be lots of free email archiving/backup solutions on Windows.
Not so much for Mac.
Posted by tightsocks, on Dec 31, 2012 at 10:50 AM, in Mac OS X
I put a six pack of Pepsi in the fridge but it... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
I put a six pack of Pepsi in the fridge but it wouldn't get cold. Everything else in the fridge is cold and it is working fine. Finally I called the customer support line for the fridge and they...
Posted by tightsocks, on Dec 30, 2012 at 09:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Pretty sure Netflix streaming requires a recent... 1,547 Views / 20 Replies  
Pretty sure Netflix streaming requires a recent version of Silverlight which is Intel only...
Posted by tightsocks, on Dec 30, 2012 at 06:42 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mailman brings bank statement or bills or other... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
Mailman brings bank statement or bills or other important stuff.
Stick it in the file cabinet and be done with it,
Odds of losing everything in a fire or other disaster are very very slight. ...
Posted by tightsocks, on Dec 30, 2012 at 04:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But you still need all of the computers and... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
But you still need all of the computers and password and codes and updates and cords expense and chaos just to go online to see it!
Posted by tightsocks, on Dec 30, 2012 at 02:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
And there are so many cables and cords and boxes... 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
And there are so many cables and cords and boxes and plugs and wires to make everything work, But if you want to see this months bank statement then you better have everything plugged-in set-up...
Posted by tightsocks, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have no confidence in computers anymore 3,702 Views / 176 Replies  
I can't work the computer anymore. I just can't.
Everything needs to be done online. There are to many pins and passwords and security codes.
My bank doesn't even send me a paper statement - I...
Posted by tightsocks, on Dec 29, 2012 at 05:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Awesome Screenshot Safari extension disabled? 335 Views / 0 Replies  
We got a message dialog the other day in Safari that said something like, 'The Safari extension Awesome Screenshot can no longer be used."
It has disappeared from the Extensions list and trying to...
Posted by tightsocks, on Nov 11, 2012 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
My neighbor can't keep her hands off my mail... ... 487 Views / 22 Replies  
My neighbor can't keep her hands off my mail...


http://audioboo.fm/boos/1033761-package-1

http://audioboo.fm/boos/1033763-package-2
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
All of them. ... 312 Views / 6 Replies  
All of them.

http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/youtube/playing-and-watching-videos/A-98AoUNbyI
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 26, 2012 at 07:18 PM, in Applications
This is still happening for me. It's kind of... 312 Views / 6 Replies  
This is still happening for me. It's kind of irritating - there are actual educational videos on YT that I *could* be watching...
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 26, 2012 at 05:20 PM, in Applications
OK, apparently it is not just me. Seem to be a... 312 Views / 6 Replies  
OK, apparently it is not just me.
Seem to be a Youtube issue affecting mostly Safari...
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 25, 2012 at 09:33 PM, in Applications
Youtube video pages are just garbled symbols and text 312 Views / 6 Replies  
Oh, this is nice.
Safari has suddenly started showing any Youtube video page as just a full page of garbled text and symbols.
I have no idea how to fix this. I have already emptied Safari's cache...
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 25, 2012 at 09:19 PM, in Applications
What is the problem? 337 Views / 9 Replies  
What is the problem?
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 14, 2012 at 03:27 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm looking for a recommendation for a Windows... 337 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm looking for a recommendation for a Windows encryption app that can decrypt a file that was encrypted with OpenSSL conventional symmetric encryption (ie, openssl enc -d -aes-256-cbc -in file.enc)...
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 12, 2012 at 10:52 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I guess I'm looking for a Windows app that is... 337 Views / 9 Replies  
I guess I'm looking for a Windows app that is based on OpenSSL which happens to be a portable app.
I don't know much about Windows but isn't it conceivable that there could be an app that has the...
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 11, 2012 at 07:48 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Are there any portable Windows apps that can... 337 Views / 9 Replies  
Are there any portable Windows apps that can handle OpenSSL files?
Posted by tightsocks, on Oct 10, 2012 at 11:04 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Does any version of Windows have a user accessible OpenSSL pre-installed? 337 Views / 9 Replies  
Does any version of Windows have a user accessible OpenSSL pre-installed?
Posted by tightsocks, on Sep 29, 2012 at 08:31 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
So as far as I can see there are no crontab files... 399 Views / 17 Replies  
So as far as I can see there are no crontab files on my system and yet the cron process is up and running.
Is this normal for Snow Leopard?
Posted by tightsocks, on Sep 14, 2012 at 10:42 AM, in Mac OS X
UserID is 0 (root). PID is 18, PPID is 1 which... 399 Views / 17 Replies  
UserID is 0 (root). PID is 18, PPID is 1 which seems to correspond to launchd asits Pid is listed as 1.

(interesting, it seems that this info can also be found in Activity Monitor by...
Posted by tightsocks, on Sep 14, 2012 at 09:59 AM, in Mac OS X
What is this concept called? 163 Views / 4 Replies  
Let's say someone wants to kill himself and asks the doctor to give him a poison pill.
The doctor believing that the person can be helped by a form of medication gives him a beneficial drug and...
Posted by tightsocks, on Sep 14, 2012 at 08:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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