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Apr
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comment Why do computers count from zero?
@OrangeDog Ooops sorry ...
Apr
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comment Why do computers count from zero?
@OrangeDog Of course I could: with a single byte I get 256 values, how I interpret them (0-255, 1-256, 300-555) does not matter.
Apr
5
comment Why do computers count from zero?
If you begin counting from 0 you don't reduce the number of addresses you could (in theory) go from 1 to 257.
Apr
5
comment Why do computers count from zero?
Has nothing to do with binary representation. Both binary and decimal numbers begins from 0.
Apr
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comment Why do computers count from zero?
Has nothing to do with binary representation. Both binary and decimal numbers begins from 0 (as you show in your example).
Apr
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answered Why do computers count from zero?
Mar
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answered Understanding top command in unix
Mar
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answered yum: enable a disabled repository
Mar
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revised Is there a way to keep track of unopened/unchecked files?
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Mar
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comment Is there a way to keep track of unopened/unchecked files?
Which system are you using?
Mar
11
comment I want to reformat my external hard disk but disk utility said it could not be unmounted
@Faith Most probably some process has an open file on your hard disk. You could try to reboot.
Mar
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comment I want to reformat my external hard disk but disk utility said it could not be unmounted
@Hemc Installing linux just to format a disk on Mac seems an overkill.
Mar
8
comment linking numbers outside a pivot table to pivot table totals
What does this have to do with OS X? Which software? Excel?
Mar
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revised How can I have `less` automatically decompress `xz` files like it did with `gz` files on my old SUSE distro?
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Mar
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answered How can I have `less` automatically decompress `xz` files like it did with `gz` files on my old SUSE distro?
Mar
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answered How to let devices eaily switch to the stronger WLAN AP?
Feb
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answered Which filesystem is appropriate for formatting an USB-stick and install an operation-system?
Feb
22
comment Is there a way (an app) to automatically detect the language you are typing in and switch to the appropriate (spellcheck) dictionary?
The OP is using OS X (Mac) and Chrome. Office and Spell Checker are not really relevant.
Feb
22
comment How to stop Mac to convert typing double dash to emdash?
Ok I thought that it was missing in my case, but I also don't have the substitution. Did it happen in all applications?