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Classful addressing has been relegated to the dustbin of history, made obsolete by VLSM and CIDR. The only place it's still used today is Cisco certification exams. What you're seeing here is VLSM (Variable Length Subnet Mask). VLSM has been the norm on the Internet since 1995 or so after having been proposed in 1985. So your reasoning is out of date by at ...


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While Apps from App store maybe downloaded without a limit, content such as media, music, Videos are often exempt from the unlimited-download-clause. iTunes Store's conditions mentions: Some iTunes Products, including but not limited to Content rentals, may be downloaded only once and cannot be replaced if lost for any reason. It is your responsibility ...


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So, I've finally received my MBP and the Dual-link-DVI to Mini DisplayPort adapter (simply adapter from now on). The Korean monitor has been more than worth it, it works superbly absolutely great over the digital link. The adapter doesn't work at all if you don't plug the USB connector in also. If you plug it in, connect the display, then remove the USB ...


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There is actually no dedicated GPU in the macbook air. There isn't enough room to house it. The only graphics you are using is the integrated graphics from your CPU. So if you were to disable it, nothing would display on the screen. If you want to save on battery life, turn off your wifi when you don't need it, plus peripherals (backlit keyboard, dim ...


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I've never worked on a MacBook Pro but on the old PowerBooks and iBooks there was a sensor that would detect magnetic movement that would tell the system if the unit was opened or closed (asleep). On the iBooks, the magnets were in the base and the sensor was in the display, and on the PowerBooks the magnet was in the display and the sensor was on the top of ...


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The subnet mask specifies which part of the address range will be considered to be part of the network (the subnet) that your computer is on. So if your router has decided to use a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 and to give you an IP address of 10.0.1.4, that means it is going to be handing out IP addresses in the range from 10.0.1.1 through 10.0.1.254 ...


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It is as safe as if it would be if it would be shut down or in hibernation. It depends on your cycling skills. :)


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If you don't have enough RAM, your Page outs value in Activity Monitor » System Memory will be big and growing rapidly when you're doing memory intensive tasks.


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Your machine has an IPv6 address. The default behaviour in almost all modern OSes is to prefer IPv6 over IPv4 if it's available and configured. Disabling IPv6 (if you don't use it) is the easiest way to "fix" this.


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You can use Crucial's Memory Advisor tool to judge what your Macbook can handle. Here's it's result for an early 2011 15 inch Macbook Pro. As you can see, a 16GiB upgrade is listed as "Guaranteed-compatible".


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Here is what you are looking for: https://github.com/alexzielenski/Mousecape/releases. It is an open-source application I made that allows the customization of cursors for Mac OS X 10.8-10.10. It can import old MightyMouse files or you can create your own "cape". Included on that page is a link to download a remastered version of Max Rudberg's Svanslös ...


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If the Wikipedia article is to be believed (and I do believe it is correct based on what thunderbolt is), then your configuration will not work. Compatability Apple Thunderbolt Displays, like the video input on Thunderbolt iMacs, drop compatibility with all previous standards, including VGA, DVI, and DisplayPort.[3] As such, they cannot be ...


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tldr; version: No. But if you do then use your old Asus DVD drive in an external case with power supply. Long version: 1) If you get an external enclose for a previously internal SuperDrive then check the power needed to run this drive. It might (will) be more than your external case supplies if it is just powered via USB. Some numbers: External USB1 ...


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You could attempt to build a web server, that seems to be a very common project with very old systems. The third link I posted is a site hosted off one. You could also set up all your old favorite games to play. There are lots of resources out there of old computer projects. Here are some resources to give you some ideas: http://lostclassics.apple2.info/ ...


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If it were an Apple // GS I would suggest getting an SCSI or IDE interface card and putting proDOS AppleWorks GS and a couple of other applications on a hard drive. If you're into soldering you can build one. If it isn't a //gs, then you should back up all your floppies and use it only for games, like Eamon, or creating arty music videos. As you've said you ...


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You're missing that those classes of IPs are just a guide of how the IPs should be distributed. It's not a rule or a norm. You can have a class A IPs being networked in a subnetwork so they perform as class C IPs.


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You, nor Hulu have been hacked. proxy.piratenpartij.nl is a proxy that has been set up by the Piratenpartij, the dutch branch of the Pirate Party (of Pirate Bay fame.) This proxy has been set up in defiance of a local ruling to block access to the Pirate Bay website and also to allow dutch internet users to access content that has been blocked from them ...


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Windows: It can be done using SharpKeys 2.1.1: SharpKeys is a utility that manages a Registry key that allows Windows to remap one key to any other key. Included in the application is a list of common keyboard keys and a Type Key feature to automatically recognize most keyboard keys. What you can do: Map an entire key to any other key - e.g. you ...


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Alas, this most probably won't work. With the exception of exchanging the bluetooth keyboard's firmware or rewire the harddware buttons. Reason: The Fn key is a modifier for the generated scancodes. This key is a modifier at the hardware level. A fn keypress cannot be seen even (using 'xev' on my Apple bluetooth keyboard under linux) EDIT: A quick test ...


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When you are using Linux I think it should be possible, too. At least when you have access to your system and you can recompile your kernel. Check this out Linux: Apple Wireless A1314 Fn key not registered, looks like software bug.


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It seems unlikely that AirPlay Mirroring will be coming to older Macs. It has been reported that AirPlay Mirroring requires hardware H.264 compression support from the GPU, to compress your screen image small enough, fast enough, to pipe it across the network.


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I used an Altaz Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Adapter ($13 on Amazon) to connect a 27 inch (non-Apple) screen to my MBP. No additional USB cable needed for that, and it plugs into the Thunderbolt port. Sadly I have the non-retina MBP 2012, so unless I splurge on Thunderbolt displays, one external screen is all I get.


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All 802.11n AirPort base stations (by this I mean Extremes, Expresses, and Time Capsules) can share their USB ports while extending the network from any other Apple AirPort base station. Note that Expresses only support USB printer sharing (not USB hard drives). Extremes and Time Capsules support sharing both USB printers and USB hard drives. Whoever told ...


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If it is a membrane keyboard, even small ammounts of water can slip under the membrane spread capilary style, and cause a problem like this. Because the top layer is water proof (even if it has areas that allows water entry) it will not dry quickly. Because it forms a good seal between the flat PCB and the membrane there is no air passage, so the water ...


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Using iCal Just create a new event with whatever you need to be reminded of. Set alarm to message (or even message with sound), and make sure it repeats every day. You can also choose to run a script instead of showing an alarm. The alarm will look like this: Using crontab and AppleScript If you're more into doing command line stuff, you can also ...


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Trying 2a02:d58:2001::72... Connected to doodle.com. I think you have just proven that you do have an IPv6 address :-) It might be because your router has 6to4 turned on and that you are using an older Mac OS X release (everything before 10.6.5). 6to4 is not very reliable (understatement...) and if you do have it enabled on your router you should turn it ...


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I believe 'extending' your desktop should do the trick, as opposed to cloning. This is standard on nearly every system that supports more than one monitor.


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I have written up a blog entry on that here. If you are using OS X 10.6.x (Snow Leopard, and perhaps earlier versions too) Open the Terminal application. Simply type “Terminal” into Spotlight quick search (Command-SPACE usually pulls up spotlight quick search). Not familiar with Terminal? Well, to be blunt, Terminal is one part of OSX the average user ...


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.rtfd are just bundles of a TXT.rtf file with non-standard formatting instructions, and the images. So you already have these and the RTF file separate. RTF files are just the text with some formatting instructions, similar to HTML. So you can use simple text based string replacements. An embedded image looks like this in my sample document: ...


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My research has led to the following conclusions: This is a problem that was introduced by Apple in Bootcamp 2.1 and can be fixed in the following ways: If you're running a 32-bit version of Windows, simply install WinACD, which adds Apple Cinema Display controls to Windows Display Properties. Link: http://sourceforge.net/projects/winacd/ If you're ...



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