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Aug
24
comment What is my username in SVN
username is the one used at time of check-in, not out. password is a little harder (as in i know when you check out it usually asks if you want to store the password unencrypted on the system, but i've no idea where it dumps that. prolly somewhere in the .svn dir inside the working checkout dir).
Aug
24
answered What is my username in SVN
Aug
22
answered Why do I always have to restart the modem and router?
Aug
22
comment Can I recharge a cell phone battery using USB?
the confusion is understandable. I also would have thought the mobo would keep the port powered only. Useful knowledge.
Aug
20
comment How can I tell my bittorrent client to download as much as it possibly can?
sorry, image 4 ;p
Aug
18
answered Does every computer have a public IP address?
Aug
17
comment How can I tell my bittorrent client to download as much as it possibly can?
image 6, @ bottom. "protocol encryption". Set that to true, or possibly even forced. The theory is that many isp's throttle torrent traffic and encryption usually helps speeds as it hinders identification of the traffic. In my experience it does seem to help speeds, i usually force it and turn off legacy connections.
Aug
17
comment Can anyone read (sniff) my Google Talk messages?
as it's using https, no. not without cracking the ssl encryption, which in this context isn't feasable.
Aug
16
comment Windows 7, 2 mice, 1 user, and “Switch primary and secondary buttons” on 1 mouse only?
sounds like a way to get shoulder pain instead ;-/ try a trackball if you haven't already, ideally in the middle of a split keyboard. The keyboard width helps the shoulders, the trackball helps the fingers (click with thumb on mine) and putting it in middle helps the wrists. my 2 cents.
Aug
15
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Aug
15
comment How can I tell my bittorrent client to download as much as it possibly can?
in this example yes. It was a general comment in relation to the question's title. Seemed odd to have a extensive torrent setup without any throttles or encryption.
Aug
14
comment How can I tell my bittorrent client to download as much as it possibly can?
youll likely get faster speeds by using encryption, and putting speed limits on uploading to 80% of your bandwidth to prevent choking the line. - work for me anyhow
Aug
12
answered Do I need a Proxy Server to let all requests go through one machine?
Aug
11
comment Which static electricity prevention tools do actually work?
p.s: I don't want to give the impression that you can get away without a proper strap if you are regularly touching sensitive electrical equipment day-to-day, particually chips and ram modules etc.
Aug
11
comment Which static electricity prevention tools do actually work?
Depends, in the UK electrical outlets are grounded, so touching a metal case of your pc while the power lead is in should ground you (power does not need ot be on for this). Radiators, plumbing etc are sometimes good targets too.
Aug
11
answered Which static electricity prevention tools do actually work?
Aug
10
comment Will my computer slow down if I install multiple operating systems?
i agree. This sounds like the friends were talking about running a virtual guest o/s at the same time, not dual booting. Just a misunderstanding i think.
Aug
9
comment How to make my default gateway permanent in CentOS? So that after a reboot it does not get lost
ok. add a route-eth0 file in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts, as outlined here: linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-networking-3/…
Aug
9
answered How to make my default gateway permanent in CentOS? So that after a reboot it does not get lost
Aug
9
comment How do I make sure a file stays off my hard drive on OS X?
no, pxe boot the os. once its running it'll be in memory. To be honest if security is that important for this file, it's worth going the extra mile to set up a workstation that can do it right, or use something like deep freeze to stop the drive being altered, or shred the drive after. there's a lot of options, but if you want to be 100% sure, take the harddrive out of the situation entirely. If a macbook can boot from usb you can boot from a live cd image on a usb stick.