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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 11-20-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By cptkrf
Non Scrollable Web Page

This post is really just to see if others are having the same problem.

Recently, I am hitting sites where the page will not scroll up. News sites, mostly but a few links to others. Not many. ...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-30-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By cptkrf
Sorry, those WERE the "good ol' days." ...

Sorry, those WERE the "good ol' days." Nothing better for a nerd than Saturday or day off, with massive rain or cold outside the window so you didn't have to feel guilty about being inside on a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-29-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By cptkrf
Ok, the reason for soldered ram has been hashed...

Ok, the reason for soldered ram has been hashed over, and with some fairly well thought out augments. You want max memory, order it with the machine. You will pay more, but it is a one time charge...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By cptkrf
I think I found it. If I don't start Mail, I...

I think I found it. If I don't start Mail, I never see a crash (so far). I had reloaded Yosemite and used it for an entire day just fine. Then realized that I had never setup Mail. Started...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-26-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By cptkrf
I was having troubles with the announcement,...

I was having troubles with the announcement, also. I was hoping that it was bad info that was being given out.

What we have now, is the Apple version of an IBM PC junior - and if you are old...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By cptkrf
Mavericks is running solid, just as before my...

Mavericks is running solid, just as before my foray into Yoseymite. Glad that my Mini isn't croaked, since you can't buy another one anymore.

However, I see lots of bugs being reported with...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,611
Posted By cptkrf
A decent article, even if I don't quite agree...

A decent article, even if I don't quite agree with his reasoning. Flat still looks amateurish and shallow to me, but as I said, I don't use a computer because of the look of icons.

His idea...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-25-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By cptkrf
The Extreme is really good, if somewhat...

The Extreme is really good, if somewhat expensive. And it is a place and forget box, as compared to my old Linksys routers. And, as has been pointed out, to extend the range, just add more of the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-25-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,611
Posted By cptkrf
Yosemite - Why the "Blah?"

I had to go back to Mavericks on my 2013 Mini because of major problems with Yosemite (discussed elsewhere). Once again, Time Machine proves itself to be one of OSX’s best features.

Anyway, I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By cptkrf
New problem. Went to breakfast, came back and I...

New problem. Went to breakfast, came back and I thought it had BSODed again, but not rebooted. Logged into it from my other Mini and it was up and running, but just had a blank TB monitor. And...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By cptkrf
This is not looking good. Second BSOD this...

This is not looking good.

Second BSOD this morning. This time I was manually copying a folder from the previous time machine. Suddenly the finder beachballed, but I could still move between...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By cptkrf
Black Screen of Death. I was in Safari, just...

Black Screen of Death.

I was in Safari, just casually surfing, was on a news site and clicked the back arrow to return to the home screen. No pause, no error. I got an instant Black screen on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By cptkrf
I have put it on my 2013 4 core Mini four days...

I have put it on my 2013 4 core Mini four days ago and it has been working fine. All my software works and it seems to be fairly fast.

But...

I just had my first BSOD on an Apple product...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By cptkrf
Yosemite and Mavericks AirDrop?

Has anybody tried to connect via Airdrop from a Yosemite to a Mavericks machine? My Mavericks still sees all the other Mav's and ML's, but not my new Yosemite install. Googling doesn't show...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-26-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,595
Posted By cptkrf
This is quite a fascinating bug, even more so...

This is quite a fascinating bug, even more so that it took so long to become apparent. One wonders just how many more snakes are hiding in the grass for future strollers to find.

However…

It...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-25-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,595
Posted By cptkrf
Have you noticed any broken shell scripts? I...

Have you noticed any broken shell scripts? I ask because the OSX sh and Linux sh are slightly different.
Forum: Security Awareness 09-25-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,595
Posted By cptkrf
As Vansmith has said, any problems will probably...

As Vansmith has said, any problems will probably be at the server level. This is not a virus, nor is it malware - it is just some bad coding that hasn’t been noticed since it was written. ...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,595
Posted By cptkrf
You got it. But that is a given as of today. ...

You got it. But that is a given as of today. This bug has been around unnoticed for a long time and was just found, so all versions of OSX, Unix and Linux will have it if they are using standard...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-24-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,595
Posted By cptkrf
ShellShock bug in OSX and 'nix

A real bug was described today that will affect OSX and any 'nix's. There are no known exploits in the wild yet, but it is fairly serious. I can play with it on Debian and it is easy to use,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By cptkrf
A runaway Flash will heat it up like a toaster. ...

A runaway Flash will heat it up like a toaster. My Air would stay at room temperatures no matter what I did, except on occasion, when the terminal command "Top" showed Adobe's finest taking 99...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-01-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By cptkrf
Actually, I have found it quite useful,...

Actually, I have found it quite useful, especially back when I was on a data capped satellite. It allowed for the easy detection - and blocking - of large apps that were told not to auto update, but...
Forum: Apple Desktops 08-30-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,930
Posted By cptkrf
I have a new Mini that started with the same...

I have a new Mini that started with the same problem a week ago. Won't wake from sleep with a key press or mouse. The attached Time Machine complains that the disk was unplugged without being...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,767
Posted By cptkrf
And mine. Except that I started back in 8080...

And mine. Except that I started back in 8080 days where you built everything by starting with a handful of sockets, chips and wire. And when finished, you had to write your own "OS". Man, it was...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-29-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,767
Posted By cptkrf
SAY WHAT!? That's a new one on me. In...

SAY WHAT!? That's a new one on me.

In fact, anyone who eats over or around my MBA are going to get themselves chopped. Must be some strange Mac owners in the world:D
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-28-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,767
Posted By cptkrf
An interesting post from a person with experience...

An interesting post from a person with experience on both platforms. Or all three, if I read it right. Now, for my 67 cents worth (inflation means that 2 cents isn't what it was.)

What you are...
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