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actually, either is acceptable. \<newline> is a... 1,353 Views / 12 Replies  
actually, either is acceptable. \<newline> is a line continuation in bash:



Thus, one can use \<newline> to put long commands/arguments on multiple lines. e.g.:


ls -l
Posted by MarkLT1, on Nov 19, 2010 at 03:23 PM, in macOS
Two words- academic research. The more cores I... 1,039 Views / 12 Replies  
Two words- academic research. The more cores I can get for my sims, the better. I love having an 8-core machine on my desktop right now- it lets me develop codes for our HPC cluster locally, test...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Dec 7, 2009 at 10:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
Shrug.. agree with what others have said, but if... 3,559 Views / 132 Replies  
Shrug.. agree with what others have said, but if it is such a terrible, awful, unacceptable situation, rather than ranting on a mac forum, perhaps you should put your money where your mouth is, and...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Oct 8, 2009 at 09:17 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the nice comments everyone! :) ... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
Thanks for the nice comments everyone! :)



It really is amazing what one can do with a single good strobe into a white umbrella. The 60mm macro doesn't hurt either (not lighting-wise, but...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Sep 30, 2009 at 10:00 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
My latest of mini-me. I am currently in a house... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
My latest of mini-me. I am currently in a house that gets very little good natural light, so I played around with the umbrella/strobe until I found some artificial lighting that felt very natural. ...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Sep 29, 2009 at 07:14 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks Railroader. I have gone back and forth on... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
Thanks Railroader. I have gone back and forth on that wrinkle. As one of my friend put it- "Leave the wrinkle, no one expects an infant to be in a completely neat environment." In the original...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jul 10, 2009 at 08:32 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
:p then how/why did you miss the totally flat... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
:p then how/why did you miss the totally flat colors, and very cold skin tones in the image I posted right before your message.. ;) Silly me forgot to convert from aRGB to sRGB before exporting for...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jul 9, 2009 at 11:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Nai no Kami- Beautiful shots! Is that cute... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
Nai no Kami-

Beautiful shots! Is that cute little one yours? Or extended family?



Speaking of looking up... This morning he was just too cute in his little swaddle not to take a few...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jul 8, 2009 at 09:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
My bad- I completely missed this reply to my... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
My bad- I completely missed this reply to my earlier picture (I guess that comes along with the sleep depravation ;) ).

Actually, it wasn't a sync cable, or wireless transmitter- but a generic...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jul 7, 2009 at 03:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
My latest of the little guy. I am really... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
My latest of the little guy. I am really starting to enjoy playing with light. C&C welcome.

http://www.dobossy.com/Gabe_BlackBG/gabe_bbg_01.jpg
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jul 6, 2009 at 03:19 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Shrug.. sometimes less personal forms of... 1,972 Views / 56 Replies  
Shrug.. sometimes less personal forms of communication can be an easy way to get information out in a tough situation. Heck, this spring, when my son was born premature and ended up in the NICU, I...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 29, 2009 at 02:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
And some people just can't buy tact or grace. 6,632 Views / 7 Replies  
And some people just can't buy tact or grace.
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 23, 2009 at 09:25 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Yup.. it is a pain- but once they get your... 1,196 Views / 28 Replies  
Yup.. it is a pain- but once they get your email/number, its like they just wont let go.

As for the FERPA issues, In these cases with the HPs:
1) I'd guess their kids have signed the "My parents...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 4, 2009 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes.. depressing.. I have 1 or 2 each... 1,196 Views / 28 Replies  
Yes.. depressing..

I have 1 or 2 each semester. :brick:
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2009 at 04:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I think what I am referring to is the extreme... 1,196 Views / 28 Replies  
I think what I am referring to is the extreme cases that I see every semester. Parents of Junior and Senior univ. students helping them rewrite papers, calling/emailing me daily (when I was a grad...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2009 at 02:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It is a somewhat mute point, as there is no... 654 Views / 7 Replies  
It is a somewhat mute point, as there is no easily available rename (as in, the linux CL command) for OS X. MacPorts has no util-linux package.. though fink may.

OP- depending on what type of...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 2, 2009 at 12:29 PM, in Applications
Really? I actually think typing one short line... 654 Views / 7 Replies  
Really? I actually think typing one short line of text is easier than going through 6 steps and 5 pages of text to accomplish the same thing.
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:42 AM, in Applications
This is the first I've heard of helicopter... 1,196 Views / 28 Replies  
This is the first I've heard of helicopter parenting being a "style" that one would knowingly choose to be. Up until recently, it was a not-so-positive label colleges were putting on parents that...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 2, 2009 at 07:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, and if you somehow find yourself downtown at... 1,182 Views / 20 Replies  
Oh, and if you somehow find yourself downtown at dinner time, you can't go wrong with Cuba at 222 Thompson St, or s'mac (every kind of mac and cheese you can imagine) at 345 East 12th Street.
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you're going to stay on the Jersey side, and... 1,182 Views / 20 Replies  
If you're going to stay on the Jersey side, and want Portuguese, and you really want to feel like a different kind of boss has requested a meeting, go to Tony De Caneca in the Iron Bound district of...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I figured I'd put this one up here. Had a baby... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
I figured I'd put this one up here. Had a baby boy back in April. Set up a little mini-studio using a white sheet for a backdrop, 580EX II off shoe lighting up the sheet, and available morning...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 1, 2009 at 03:01 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Great lookin' pets everyone! :) Here is our... 2,278 Views / 73 Replies  
Great lookin' pets everyone! :)

Here is our guy, Monty:

http://www.dobossy.com/Monty_fly.jpg

http://www.dobossy.com/Monty_look.jpg

http://www.dobossy.com/Monty_stare.jpg
Posted by MarkLT1, on Apr 1, 2009 at 01:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Tethering would allow an outside machine (say... 4,285 Views / 143 Replies  
Tethering would allow an outside machine (say your laptop) to use your iPhone's 3G network access, either via the USB cable (tether) or more likely, via bluetooth. In other words, tethering lets...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Me thinks someone doesn't know what an "order of... 2,405 Views / 37 Replies  
Me thinks someone doesn't know what an "order of magnitude" is. I don't doubt that the G5 is faster than the mini, but "many orders of magnitude?" How many orders of magnitude? One order of...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Two thoughts- 1) As mentioned- go out and... 4,748 Views / 61 Replies  
Two thoughts-

1) As mentioned- go out and try some knives out. If you have a "Sur La Table" near you, they usually have a great selection of knives- both German (Henckel and Wuschtoff) and...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Nov 19, 2008 at 08:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey MG- Just checkin' in to see how you're... 3,846 Views / 107 Replies  
Hey MG-

Just checkin' in to see how you're doing today. :)

You ever thought about giving yourself a little "Mantra"? Something you can say to yourself (either quietly in your head, or shout...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Nov 14, 2008 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wont delve into what others have said about... 3,846 Views / 107 Replies  
I wont delve into what others have said about getting some good professional help, other than to stress that it is a great idea...



:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: I'll echo this sentiment. ...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Nov 13, 2008 at 04:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've got to agree with psdenno. MacNN has turned... 646 Views / 10 Replies  
I've got to agree with psdenno. MacNN has turned way down hill in the last couple of years. To the point where I use the forums, and occasionally check in on the news section just to be...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Sep 9, 2008 at 03:10 PM, in Feedback
Same here. I dont text, and dont want to text,... 3,799 Views / 30 Replies  
Same here. I dont text, and dont want to text, and dont want to pay for texts. Unfortunately I have several friends who refuse to listen to me when I say "Dont text me" and continue to send me...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Sep 7, 2008 at 08:45 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
IIRC, they start with OCR, and it properly... 764 Views / 17 Replies  
IIRC, they start with OCR, and it properly encodes most of the text. The OCR software flags words that it can not recognize, and sends it off to be interpreted by the peoples.
Posted by MarkLT1, on Aug 25, 2008 at 09:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The captcha system requires the user to decipher... 764 Views / 17 Replies  
The captcha system requires the user to decipher two words- one of the two words is known (and is what is used by the client system to prove you are human) the other is an unknown from a scanned...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Aug 19, 2008 at 09:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Here are a couple from the trip I just returned... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
Here are a couple from the trip I just returned from. These are from a day spent traversing the Athabasca Glacier in Banff NP.

#1: Delicate Bridge-
http://www.dobossy.com/glacier_003.jpg

#2:...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:40 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Out of curiosity, which airports are these? I... 6,506 Views / 96 Replies  
Out of curiosity, which airports are these? I frequently fly through several of the largest airports in the US (Newark NJ, JFK, Minneapolis/St. Paul, LAX), and have never had a TSA agent scan the...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jul 21, 2008 at 08:08 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Saying some prayers for your father, you and your... 1,036 Views / 43 Replies  
Saying some prayers for your father, you and your family.
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 19, 2008 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What ever happened to acid rain? Back in... 1,518 Views / 52 Replies  
What ever happened to acid rain? Back in elementary school, they were convincing us that there would be no statues left, and we'd all be walking around with skulls instead of heads, as all our flesh...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 19, 2008 at 08:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife really isn't a fan of cats.. A few years... 2,060 Views / 101 Replies  
My wife really isn't a fan of cats.. A few years back, she went for a run with our pup. A cat jumped out of the bushes, and attacked her. This is the back of her leg (used her leg like a...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 18, 2008 at 09:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not at all. While there are few things I like... 18,109 Views / 8 Replies  
Not at all. While there are few things I like that come out of Redmond, I love MS mice, and the Consolas font. Its a great font, renders well, and leaves no room for interpretation when it comes to...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 15, 2008 at 10:13 PM, in Developer Center
Thank you very much Glenn! I'm glad you enjoyed... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
Thank you very much Glenn! I'm glad you enjoyed the image. Its hard to describe how bumpy/windy it is in a T-6, and that coupled with the adrenaline of formation flying (its quite a rush!) makes...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 5, 2008 at 07:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I can appreciate the scale, but that shot is... 90,998 Views / 1,716 Replies  
I can appreciate the scale, but that shot is somewhat disorienting to me. Maybe that is what you were going for, but I dont take in the "massive dune" feel, but rather a crooked, off balance feel. ...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 5, 2008 at 06:35 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Maybe the Mythbusters can determine if the OPs... 827 Views / 36 Replies  
Maybe the Mythbusters can determine if the OPs question was dumb?
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 5, 2008 at 11:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Awesome! Thats about how your question made me... 827 Views / 36 Replies  
Awesome! Thats about how your question made me feel :D :p
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 5, 2008 at 10:59 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok, so lets assume the helicopter is sitting on a... 827 Views / 36 Replies  
Ok, so lets assume the helicopter is sitting on a huge treadmill, which speeds up whenever a nearby ant farts OR if the groundhog sees his shadow after extending winter for 6 weeks. If it begins to...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 5, 2008 at 10:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes 827 Views / 36 Replies  
Yes
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 5, 2008 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another TiBook bites the dust.. 545 Views / 3 Replies  
So last night, as my dog slept under my wife's desk, he must have gotten himself tangled in our TiBook's cord. There was a knock at the door, a woof, and a scramble, and then a crash. When I came...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 5, 2008 at 08:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
No worries. I think a large part of the problem... 1,087 Views / 50 Replies  
No worries. I think a large part of the problem for cyclists, is that most people dont realize that the law considers bicycles a vehicle on the road, and are afforded all of the rights and...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2008 at 03:02 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ok. Reading the law a little bit further. The... 1,087 Views / 50 Replies  
Ok. Reading the law a little bit further. The state law cited says you must follow this "cross the intsersecting roadway, then wait, and cross to the left" method (like a pedestrian) OR, "follow a...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2008 at 02:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The key word here is "Practicable". If I am... 1,087 Views / 50 Replies  
The key word here is "Practicable". If I am making a left turn, in an unprotected left turn lane (i.e.- I have traffic going straight to my right) "practicable" is taking the entire left turn lane,...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2008 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No. Your equity after 2 years, would be right... 922 Views / 20 Replies  
No. Your equity after 2 years, would be right around $50k. The first 5 years of a mortgage, you are paying 90+% of that towards interest, and paying off very little principle.

Lets say you buy...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2008 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Bells are typically not loud enough to hear... 1,087 Views / 50 Replies  
Bells are typically not loud enough to hear through a car and over the engine noise.

As for a horn, you'd need to check your local laws- at least in my area a horn is illegal on a bicycle. ...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2008 at 02:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd like to see the section of code that... 1,087 Views / 50 Replies  
I'd like to see the section of code that discusses this in your state's laws.



1) What does riding a bike being your occupation have anything to do with it?
2) One of the more dangerous thing...
Posted by MarkLT1, on Jun 3, 2008 at 01:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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