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Been on the Internet since before there was an Internet. Remember UUCP, news feeds, and Gopher?


Nov
28
reviewed Reject Changing Default Text Editor in Linux Mint 17 to Sublime Text 2
Nov
28
reviewed Approve How can I cloak my Amazon affiliate links in regex format for Wordpress?
Nov
28
reviewed Approve How to keep an SSH tunnel open in Windows
Nov
28
reviewed Approve How does a keyboard work at the “signal” level?
Nov
28
comment Videos from website do not show in Firefox running on Windows XP
Odd, does the same thing on Firefox running on Windows 7. Works fine in Chrome.
Nov
28
reviewed Approve How is PNG lossless given that it has a compression parameter?
Nov
28
reviewed Approve Unable to start C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe when launching Console2
Nov
28
reviewed Reject Combining two disjoint ddrescue backup images
Nov
28
reviewed Approve Connecting a second monitor blanks both displays
Nov
27
comment How does a keyboard work at the “signal” level?
Heh, forgot it needs root access to read the keyboard, so sudo showkey plus whichever command line switch you desire.
Nov
27
comment How does a keyboard work at the “signal” level?
That probably would be showkey. showkey -s for scan codes, showkey -k for key codes and showkey -a for ascii dump mode.
Nov
27
comment How does a keyboard work at the “signal” level?
@Ramhound, umm yesterday's microprocessor can have the same power as today's microcontroller so semantically there is/isn't a difference and yes, given all the trouble old keyboards had with static, dealing with keyboard microcontroller lockup by cycling the keyboard plug was a major part of my life at one time.
Nov
27
revised How does a keyboard work at the “signal” level?
Add adb to types of interface
Nov
27
comment How does a keyboard work at the “signal” level?
Basically. It also generally creates a three to four code sequence (key down, key value, key up) for chars. You can play with a Windows 7 tool from this Super User question to see what the keyboard is generating: Windows 7 tool to capture key scan codes
Nov
27
answered How does a keyboard work at the “signal” level?
Nov
27
comment Comodo Firewall blocks Cisco Anyconnect VPN
Use a VPN compatible firewall...
Nov
26
reviewed Approve workstation making contineous beep noise
Nov
26
reviewed Approve X11.app (on SnowLeopard) won't start
Nov
26
reviewed Approve How to have an `auto fit content` textbox in Visio 2013?
Nov
26
reviewed Approve converting dates to quarters while displaying the correct fiscal year