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I tried the "hidden files" checkbox, didn't make... 935 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried the "hidden files" checkbox, didn't make a difference. The most streamlined version so far seems to be
copy files to usb drive on mac
plug drive in to windows
eject drive from windows...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 14, 2019 at 11:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Win10 doesn't see files copied by Mac 935 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm not quite sure of a good way to describe this...
Here's a play-by-play
1. My external usb drive (formatted exfat by the mac) has files/folders A, B, C, and both computers R/W them
2. On my...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 6, 2019 at 12:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks. I didn't know the word, and with that... 1,501 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks. I didn't know the word, and with that clue it led me to search for "apk" and I found this site with some options for cam apps and browsers: www.appsapk.com

Next thing I found out though...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Amazon's webserver wouldn't let me download the... 1,501 Views / 12 Replies  
Amazon's webserver wouldn't let me download the package; I never got to the step of running the installer. So either the developer's statement of requirements is wrong, or Amazon's webserver is...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
ECO-CONSCIOUS... 1,501 Views / 12 Replies  
ECO-CONSCIOUS (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ivuu&referrer=utm_source%3Dlandingpage%26utm_campaign%3Dabout)
Why throw away perfectly usable devices and buy more equipments when...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 16, 2018 at 11:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
https://www.amazon.com/AtHome-Camera-surveillance-... 1,501 Views / 12 Replies  
https://www.amazon.com/AtHome-Camera-surveillance-security-Monitoring/dp/B00RTG444Q/ref=pd_sim_405_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=F1K5WWT11C8C78V0DGKC

Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3.3
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 16, 2018 at 11:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm tentatively optimistic there is an OS update... 1,501 Views / 12 Replies  
I'm tentatively optimistic there is an OS update out there, but my main issue is how do I do it? iOS updates go through the app store (right?), but what if you can't launch the app store?
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 16, 2018 at 11:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok so small progress. I remembered that Amazon... 1,501 Views / 12 Replies  
Ok so small progress. I remembered that Amazon also has an app store, and I can view their https pages after agreeing to several security warnings. Now the problem is they keep telling me that apps...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 15, 2018 at 12:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I need help with android 1,501 Views / 12 Replies  
I have an old android phone with 2.3.4 and I can't find out how to install any apps. I did a reset through the sys-prefs (was that a mistake?) and now it doesn't have Play Store installed. It has a...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 15, 2018 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Mac Pro doesn't start unless I'm in safe mode 621 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm planning to take it somewhere tomorrow, but I'm interested in getting new ideas in the mean time.

Symptom: I see the gray screen and Apple logo on boot, but after that it goes eventually to a...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Aug 27, 2017 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
This thread has been a fantastic help. Thanks... 816 Views / 34 Replies  
This thread has been a fantastic help. Thanks all, very much, and if you have any more ideas or details, I'll be on the edge of my seat. I really didn't know where to start, and now I do.
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 10, 2017 at 02:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, the product is after-school tutoring Are... 816 Views / 34 Replies  
Ok, the product is after-school tutoring

Are there contractors that do social media for you? I assume there are. I can't foresee anyone here taking the time to do it personally.
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 5, 2017 at 02:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yep, it is urinal cakes. 816 Views / 34 Replies  
Yep, it is urinal cakes.
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 5, 2017 at 10:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can anyone catch me up on the internet? 816 Views / 34 Replies  
My boss approached me the other day and asked if I had any good ideas about how to market our business on the internet. Well... about 15 years ago I felt like I had a feel for the internet, but now...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Apr 4, 2017 at 03:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You don't live here in the US, do you? (honest... 8,953 Views / 217 Replies  
You don't live here in the US, do you? (honest question; your byline says UK). Do you spend any time here?

How is someone on the outside supposed to have a more genuine knowledge of how one...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Mar 1, 2017 at 10:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The promises themselves have been grossly... 103,851 Views / 936 Replies  
The promises themselves have been grossly abnormal and recklessly childish, both as empty campaign bluster and as literal policy proposals. Before the election, Trump supporters could too-easily...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Feb 2, 2017 at 01:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
after many more reboots, I haven't seen the above... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
after many more reboots, I haven't seen the above console messages again. Looks like they were a red herring. My next potential red herring is this: about 90% of the time I see the offending error...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 26, 2017 at 11:43 AM, in macOS
Tried it, rebooted, but I still got the errant... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
Tried it, rebooted, but I still got the errant error message. Now there is nothing in console, but I still get the error :/
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 15, 2017 at 06:06 PM, in macOS
I may have found a clue in the console. I found... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
I may have found a clue in the console. I found the name of piggy's root drive ("rowlf") logged at 8:53 this morning. One problem though, at 8:53 this morning the laptop was asleep lid closed (and...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 15, 2017 at 10:42 AM, in macOS
Piggy is my htpc, so I connect to piggy through... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
Piggy is my htpc, so I connect to piggy through the finder and appleshare for two purposes: read dvd images to encode on the (faster) laptop with handbrake, and copy mp4 files to piggy. Also I...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 15, 2017 at 10:18 AM, in macOS
Thanks reader50. No such luck; the entire list: ... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks reader50. No such luck; the entire list:

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..
.DS_Store
Macintosh HD -> /
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 14, 2017 at 09:08 PM, in macOS
Well I'm at the stage where I'll try anything, so... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
Well I'm at the stage where I'll try anything, so thanks for the lead. I didn't know that file sharing drives could be in that pane (along side "bluetooth" and "wifi" right?), but I checked just now...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 14, 2017 at 06:17 PM, in macOS
Sorry I don't think I understand your reference. ... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
Sorry I don't think I understand your reference. Where in the Network settings would it be found?
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 14, 2017 at 01:11 PM, in macOS
What network settings? I did check login items,... 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
What network settings? I did check login items, which were already empty (also that wouldn't have accounted for it happening before I login, while looking at the login screen (would it?). Or for...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 13, 2017 at 07:20 PM, in macOS
Error message while (not trying to) connect to appleshare 1,293 Views / 13 Replies  
Here's my problem: I'm constantly confronted by this message from my macbook air: "error could not connect to the server Piggy." Piggy is another mac on my network that I frequently connect to, but...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Jan 13, 2017 at 02:54 PM, in macOS
I miss buddy :( Heifer International is... 1,958 Views / 36 Replies  
I miss buddy :(
Heifer International is probably the charity I've used the most times in my life. Good on them.
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 16, 2016 at 12:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, it has worked.[/quote]And yet here we are... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
No, it has worked.[/quote]And yet here we are after 8 years of unparalleled racist bile being spewed at the President[/quote]
You buried the lead there. That president, black. Gay weddings in...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 16, 2016 at 08:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, it has worked. Do you realize in 2016 the... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
No, it has worked. Do you realize in 2016 the national debate was about bathroom rights for trannies? Bathroom rights for trannies! Ten years ago that would have been a punch-line in overall...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 15, 2016 at 01:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Seems like you don't want to talk about what... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Seems like you don't want to talk about what works, only what people deserve. I don't care if people deserve to be treated like children. It doesn't work, so it's a waste of time.



How can he...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 15, 2016 at 07:46 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Don't be so sure. Majority beliefs can change... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Don't be so sure. Majority beliefs can change more "facts" than you think. People like Chongo believe that there is a group who campaigns for murder to (continue to) be legal, under the name of...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 14, 2016 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Exhibit A: :lol: 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Exhibit A:

:lol:
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 14, 2016 at 11:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you do it as part and parcel to their vote in... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
If you do it as part and parcel to their vote in a free election, then it's not a free election. It's a "vote my way or I'll harass you mercilessly over it" election. It conjures up images of fat...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 14, 2016 at 09:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think you're being honest with yourself. ... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
I don't think you're being honest with yourself. And I can't force you to be, so that's all I'll say on that matter.


It's not helpful. Keeping Trump out of office would be very valuable, but...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 13, 2016 at 06:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's disingenuous. You're not just calling... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
That's disingenuous. You're not just calling names, and neither was the "deplorables" comment. The obvious implication of each was that their voices and opinions were less valuable, and their right...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 13, 2016 at 08:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Meanwhile, you're throwing the other half. Half... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Meanwhile, you're throwing the other half. Half the nation is idiots, everyone agrees on that. They just don't all agree on which half is which.
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 12, 2016 at 08:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Half the country wants one thing, half wants... 2,406 Views / 78 Replies  
Half the country wants one thing, half wants another. Ever since the anomaly that was FDR, the presidency has been divided precisely equally between the two parties. Despite neither side being...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 11, 2016 at 11:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Which of the proposed concerns are no longer... 2,524 Views / 100 Replies  
Which of the proposed concerns are no longer relevant? That he's beholden to certain special interests in the US? That he's beholden to powerful Russians? That he's not the business wunderkind he...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 10, 2016 at 05:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So will we ever see his tax returns? Or will... 2,524 Views / 100 Replies  
So will we ever see his tax returns? Or will asking about it make a person look as petty as asking for Obama's long-form birth certificate did?
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 10, 2016 at 03:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wait, what? Is Trump a RINO or a real... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Wait, what? Is Trump a RINO or a real Republican? Are you saying they're RINOs for not endorsing him, or are you saying you expected them to endorse him only because that's what RINOs would do?
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 10, 2016 at 12:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's folly to dismiss the real world in favor of... 5,049 Views / 174 Replies  
It's folly to dismiss the real world in favor of an idealized hypothetical. We shouldn't have to tie our shoes either, because the invention of velcro should have decimated the old guard of shoelace...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 10, 2016 at 12:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
or just make sure the candidate selected passes... 5,049 Views / 174 Replies  
or just make sure the candidate selected passes the cool test
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 10, 2016 at 11:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I remember in the Bush v Gore and Bush v Kerry... 5,049 Views / 174 Replies  
I remember in the Bush v Gore and Bush v Kerry contests, much talk went to which person you'd rather hang out with (the "cool" candidate), and whether it was bad to choose leaders based on that...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This one is not just a demo; it's out out in the... 1,208 Views / 34 Replies  
This one is not just a demo; it's out out in the wild:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/10/25/ubers-self-driving-truck-delivered-50000-cans-of-budweiser/
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have always found Chongo to be perfectly... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
I have always found Chongo to be perfectly consistent: when it comes to abortion he is steadfast, thoughtful, and insightful. And when it comes to any other topic he will parrot literally anything...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Oct 9, 2016 at 03:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Heh, how appropriate for the trump thread. It's... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Heh, how appropriate for the trump thread. It's only the most confrontational version of a dialog that gets traction :)
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Oct 9, 2016 at 12:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Quite I think you're missing the... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Quite



I think you're missing the forest for the trees. They think abortion is murder. Kissing someone who doesn't want to be kissed is not on the radar when there is institutionalized...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Oct 9, 2016 at 10:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
OAW[/QUOTE] If they sink him now, they get... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
OAW[/QUOTE]

If they sink him now, they get Clinton, but if they impeach him in february they get Pence.
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Oct 1, 2016 at 06:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The reason hypocrisy scandals don't stick to... 55,718 Views / 1,161 Replies  
The reason hypocrisy scandals don't stick to trump is that his entire public record is under the category he can declare as "salesmanship." Most politicians have been in politics, where they're...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Oct 1, 2016 at 06:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not so sure about that... If he was being... 232,353 Views / 4,023 Replies  
I'm not so sure about that... If he was being approached from the right side (of the car; isn't that what was shown on the tape?), he might move his weapon to the left side to conceal it. Once it's...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Sep 29, 2016 at 09:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think the implication is not that the weapon... 232,353 Views / 4,023 Replies  
I think the implication is not that the weapon was still in the holster, but rather that it was no longer in the holster and we can't see where it is now. One presumes he wouldn't continue to wear...
Posted by Uncle Skeleton, on Sep 28, 2016 at 10:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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