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Jul
8
comment Why are there no odd Windows process Ids?
Indeed there aren't any. That's odd.
Apr
30
comment Can hibernating the computer damage the RAM?
Good catch. Still, I can imagine the OP's friend meant that hibernating can cause damage to SSDs.
Apr
30
comment Can hibernating the computer damage the RAM?
@MonkeyZeus Who isn't? :D
Apr
29
comment Can hibernating the computer damage the RAM?
Did he say "RAM"? Maybe he meant the SSD? Forcing the OS to page out all the RAM definitely increases the amount of data written to the SSD, reducing its lifetime.
Apr
12
comment How to script a database migration using an SSH tunnel?
Using -f instead of & allows to enter a password first
Apr
12
comment How to script a database migration using an SSH tunnel?
This requires that mysqldump is installed on the remote machine and is the desired version etc.
Apr
10
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Mar
30
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Feb
14
comment Programatically determine if an script is being executed on laptop or desktop?
What is that first command doing there?
Feb
1
comment 2 monitors and laptop display at the same time
I have Optimus in my Thinkpad and I can use (at least) 2 external displays + internal at the same time. According to the tool the NVIDIA card gets switched on when the DisplayPort port is used.
Jan
30
revised How do I disable auto-accept for files received via Bluetooth?
I'm still not sure which is which, but this is *more* correct
Jan
29
accepted What does the main Chrome process use so much memory for?
Jan
29
comment What does the main Chrome process use so much memory for?
Not yet, I just restarted it and the memory usage is still reasonable. But I ran your method and have hope to see something helpful when it happens again.
Jan
29
comment What does the main Chrome process use so much memory for?
@magicandre1981 As a matter of fact your comment is a proper answer to my question... mind making it one?
Jan
26
asked What does the main Chrome process use so much memory for?
Jan
21
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Jan
21
comment What connectors do USB 3.0 devices use?
You might want to put the paragraph "And in my experience..." at the top or make it bold, because that is the actual answer.
Jan
21
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Jan
21
accepted What connectors do USB 3.0 devices use?
Jan
21
comment What connectors do USB 3.0 devices use?
In fact previously I had overlooked this one that indeed has the normal Micro-B. I found it only when I - inspired by your answer - searched for Micro-B explicitely.