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comment How to properly solder apple's thunderbolt to vga?
Unless you know what the chip in the middle is doing, you don't have a snowball's chance in hell of getting it right without looking at another.
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comment Motherboard Running on Li-Po Batteries Rebooting Randomly
Have you monitored the voltage and current usage at these points? I suspect that you're just plain old out of juice.
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comment Long range wireless keyboard / numpad (remote control a computer from a 20-30 meter distance)
Feed DTMF signals into the headset and have the computer decode them. DTMF generators are a dime a dozen.
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comment Window Manager vs. Desktop Environment vs. Window System? What's the difference?
@dotancohen: The entire system is called the "X Window System". The network protocol is called "X Window System Protocol, version 11", or "X11" for short. x.org/wiki/guide/concepts "The X Window System was designed ..." x.org/wiki/guide/communication "The messages [...] are defined by the X Protocol, Version 11: X11 for short."
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comment Blurriness on different monitors
An "LED screen" is just a LCD screen with a LED backlight instead of a CCFL.
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comment Home ethernet connection problem
What does your cable tester say?
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