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comment What happens to TCP connections when I remove the ethernet cable?
@usr It's a really bad implementation choice to not follow standards. TCP connections can survive temporary network outages. It's designed to do so. In fact, it used to be that you could even reboot your computer and still have a TCP connection but this wasn't always practical. Your assumption that everyone wants to be disconnected when a cable gets yanked is false, and is not how the systems were designed.
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comment Extract Audio text notes to mp3 or flac
You've embedded an audio file into a Word document, or a Word document into an audio file?
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comment Windows move very slowly (<1 FPS) until I kill dwm.exe
@magicandre1981 Unfortunately, the problem has occurred again with Chrome hardware acceleration disabled.
Mar
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comment Unable to type in Putty after a few minutes of inactivity?
It's very likely that your TCP connection is a bit shaky. Does it disconnect 30 seconds or so later? Or does it appear to remain connected, and you just don't see any text?
Mar
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comment How accurate is CURL's 'current rate' in the progress meter?
Maybe, but what I can't answer is what is the time period being quantized. And, I see now that you edited your comment asking about the data from the last 60 seconds. I think your first comment is correct, that it's probably the average bitrate over the last second as I see it swing up and down wildly sometimes. But, you would have to inspect the source to be sure. In any case, I promise you that it isn't just some made up number. It's a count of data transferred over time... just what time period I'm not sure.
Mar
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comment How accurate is CURL's 'current rate' in the progress meter?
It's accurate. You can test this yourself with a packet sniffer.
Mar
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comment How accurate is CURL's 'current rate' in the progress meter?
What's accurate to you? The rate over the last second, or the rate from the whole download? Maybe somewhere in between?
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comment Windows move very slowly (<1 FPS) until I kill dwm.exe
@magicandre1981 I disabled hardware acceleration and the issue hasn't happened again, but it can sometimes take weeks to occur so I'm waiting to see.
Feb
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comment Windows move very slowly (<1 FPS) until I kill dwm.exe
Interesting, I'll try it. I've had this issue since I bought my laptop over a year ago, but I have always used Chrome.
Feb
15
comment Windows move very slowly (<1 FPS) until I kill dwm.exe
@magicandre1981 Trace captured. It doesn't look very helpful though. I've looked through it and posted some of the highlights. Let me know if you see anything suspicious that I can look at. If you need the full report, please provide your e-mail address as I would rather not post it for anyone and everyone on the internet. Thanks again for your suggestions!
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comment Windows move very slowly (<1 FPS) until I kill dwm.exe
@magicandre1981 No, I have to catch it in the act again. It doesn't happen all the time.