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Apr
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comment How can I tell which Domain controller I'm authenticated to?
This doesn't work when you're logged on as a local user and you're interested in how the computer is authenticated to the domain. For that, see the other answer referencing nltest.
Nov
24
comment Windows fails to start immediately after factory restore. Faulty hard drive?
@Moab: Do you have any basis for suspecting the hard drive and not the controller? I can replace the laptop completely with something better for not that much more than replacing just the hard drive in this one. (If I had a hard drive lying around I would try it, but I don't.)
Jul
23
comment How do I save an image PDF file as an image?
Given the context of the question, this is actually a very good point.
Jul
23
comment How do I save an image PDF file as an image?
@Xonatron: No. One image per page. The %d in the output file name is a variable that is replaced with the page number. (Almost certainly raw numbers, not the number inside the PDF.)
Dec
10
comment How do I view my clipboard history on OS X?
I find that any time I have the QS clipboard plugin enabled that almost every QS action becomes unbearably slow.
Nov
3
comment After-the-fact remote nohup with tcsh
It might be worth pointing out that sending "Ctrl-Z" to a foreground process and sending SIGSTOP to its pid are the same thing. (SIGCONT starts the process back again.) I don't know if this would be helpful for others in the same situation or not, but, in my quick testing, sending SIGSTOP followed by SIGCONT duplicates "Ctrl-Z" followed by bg.
Mar
19
comment Firefox quickly forget HTTP Basic Auth
This is an awesome answer. Simple, easy-to-use, no additional software required, and clever in a non-obviously obvious sort of way.
Mar
11
comment Getting Mac OS X applications to close after last window closed
The accepted answer shows that your response is incorrect.
Dec
18
comment Getting Mac OS X applications to close after last window closed
Preview certainly doesn't automatically disappear for me under those conditions on 10.7.4.
Nov
30
comment Vim shows strange characters <91>,<92>
+1 for :e ++enc=cp1252
Aug
21
comment Use GNU screen as login “shell”
It then becomes hard to do anything with your account other than log in. Also, your sysadmin probably doesn't have screen in /etc/shells. Also, see the accepted answer.
Aug
10
comment How can I stop Mac OS X overriding my hostname when I receive a DHCP request on Snow Leopard?
The default, as it turns out is unset. The command to unset is scutil --set Hostname "".
Aug
10
comment How can I stop Mac OS X overriding my hostname when I receive a DHCP request on Snow Leopard?
Anyone know what the default is or how to reset the default?
May
3
comment Transatlantic ping faster than sending a pixel to the screen?
You clearly need to figure out how to use Europe as a display technology.
Aug
5
comment How can I prevent MacVim from showing OS X' Find/Replace dialog when pressing Command-F?
I'm not trying to be difficult, but why not just press /?
Nov
2
comment Cannot uninstall XP SP3 update
As stated in the question, there is no SP3 restore directory. I updated the question to make that clearer.
Oct
28
comment Is there a way in Mac OS X to stop applications from stealing focus, especially between spaces?
@Josh: largely that Cmd-Tab switching to an open application will not switch to a Space with an open window. Basically anything that would automatically switch you to a different space will be disabled.
Oct
27
comment Getting Mac OS X applications to close after last window closed
Seems like a good idea, except it doesn't work. I had to change "name" to "displayed name" in refreshWindowedProcess() to keep it from asking "where is this application", but even then it doesn't seem to ever quit anything.
Oct
25
comment Saving Firefox tab state for reopening?
How is TMP's "much more advanced"?
Oct
25
comment Saving Firefox tab state for reopening?
Firefox has asked if you want to save tabs by default for a while now. What version are you running?