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Sep
7
answered Shell script: ssh to remote machine, then exit: 'exit' does not work
Sep
6
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How deals Surface Pro 3 with HD monitors?
Sep
6
comment Windows XP runs New Hardware Wizard for usb keyboard and mouse, can't find drivers
usually when you connect it to a different port a popup comes up and it's recognized. Not a new hardware wizard
Sep
6
comment SFTP without tunneling?
@Trekker this may help superuser.com/questions/802756/ssh-tunneling-in-laymans-term/… see the paragraph that starts "There is a concept in SSH of local port forwarding, and remote port forwarding(reverse tunnel). "
Sep
5
comment How can I access my router settings after installing Apache
-1 I doubt typing in your comps ip ever went to your router's page. unless your browser autocompleted it into your router's ip. I suppose that is what happened. and when you installed apache, and started using your cmop's ip, it autocompleted to that. Lesson- watch what ip you are going to!!
Sep
5
comment Power Supply vendors/part numbers for Promise NS4300N?
well you have it in front of you, so take pics, upload pics, pull out the power cable take pics, scribble down any numbers you see. The q may be too localized to be wanted on the site, but that is how to go about your problem
Sep
3
comment How does the computer know how to display text and GUI on the screen?
@M0rning You could try posting your answer.. if you're lucky then any further errors in your understanding could get corrected. Or if your understanding is right, then you may get some confirmation.
Sep
3
comment cmd cannot execute file inside of /cygdrive/c/
also include a screenshot and try not to mix cygwin syntax with cmd syntax. e.g. cmd uses \ cygwin uses /. cygwin uses /cygdrive/c cmd uses c:\ And try going into the directory with CD first. Then just running c:\windows\system32>pngcrush a.jpg b.jpg
Sep
3
comment cmd cannot execute file inside of /cygdrive/c/
how about c:\Windows\system32\pngcrush somefile.jpg newfile.jpg ? Also in cygwin try to CD into the directory and then do ls and see it's there then do ./pngcrush somefile.jpg newfile.jpg
Sep
3
comment How does the computer know how to display text and GUI on the screen?
@Ramhound You wrote "The OS Linux windows even bios all have code to handle wetting text to the display" <-- Nobody was doubting that Windows or Linux or the BIOS, have code for GETTING text to the display. The questioner clearly knows that.
Sep
3
comment How does the computer know how to display text and GUI on the screen?
@FrankThomas can a program wack the screen into text mode temporarily and display stuff the way the bios does, then go back to normal?
Sep
3
comment How does the computer know how to display text and GUI on the screen?
Also you ask a GREAT question but they might not like it on this site. As they may say it's not about hardware or software.. you could try arstechnica forum
Sep
3
comment How does the computer know how to display text and GUI on the screen?
I don't know but maybe there's a fairly direct link between the screen and the memory it reads from, and no need for a GPU there. if you open a windows cmd prompt and you type C:\>debug<ENTER> `-f b800:0 FA0 21 CE' (fill from that address, FA0 i.e. 4000 bytes) then the prompt fills up with some chars. It may be a bit like that. Like data written to memory and the screen gets it But i'm guessing wildly. That would've worked in DOS I think too.
Sep
3
comment Command prompt (Windows 7) grep equivalent?
@userunknown well, as an example, the unxutils sed command is older and doesn't support \d e.g. \d22 to specify quote. An older wget might not download a page that a newer one will, and if you ask for support they may ask that you get the latest one as that can solve some issues. A really old grep no doubt won't have the level of regex support that a current one has
Sep
3
comment SFTP without tunneling?
tunneling is when you use ssh -L or ssh -R Try cygwin's ssh so command line if you seek more understanding and like or are ok with the command line
Sep
3
comment How can I obtain a Windows XP Professional license for research?
windows 7 has a so-called windows xp mode which is done by virtual machine in virtual pc.
Sep
3
comment How to change the Windows 98 boot logo?
@Ramhound If comments could be downvoted, I would not downvote your comment. So you would be wrong to think that I was saying you were wrong. I might have a comment on what somebody wrote, and the comment is something I think is worth noting. I'm not saying that what i'm replying to is wrong for not noting it. Or if there's something that I think is worth clarifying. It's possible you may make a comment that i've thought to be very wrong or misleading and not right in any way,(I recall one where you were wrong 3 ways in one sentence -that was impressive), but your comment here was quite good
Sep
3
comment How to change the Windows 98 boot logo?
@Ramhound I wasn't talking down to you. Your comment wasn't bad, and I was addressing what you wrote, not you. I'm all for, first and foremost, replying to what people say, not what they mean, though I try to secondarily, also go for what they mean or might mean too, if I can get a good idea of it. You being strict with the definition of source.. and what he said about recompiling, was a very good and worthwhile comment. I'm all for being strict with what people write, and you were, or rather, your comment, was!
Sep
3
comment How to recover Lotus Notes client?
there are programs called application movers , that may help.. get it from neighbour to him pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/windows/3512962/…
Sep
3
comment How to change the Windows 98 boot logo?
@Ramhound he'd be ok if it were altering the hex/binary of a program directly-if he knew the hack. And there are those that are good with assembly language that can do little hacks. (and there are also decompilers that can sometimes get high level code). But your comment suggests that it's impossible for somebody to hack a file, that's not true. When he said 'source' and re-compiling, he shouldn't have limited himself to that but he clearly would've been ok with changing the contents of the compiled file, if it would work for him.