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Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 492
Posted By cptkrf
Since most ideas about the war come from...

Since most ideas about the war come from Hollywood, your bet is a sure thing. I have often wondered if WWII movies seem as stupid to those vets, as Vietnam flicks are to us.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 492
Posted By cptkrf
You forgot one. (That was a long time ago and my...

You forgot one. (That was a long time ago and my memory isn't exactly up to DDR3 specs anymore, either:)

5. Marry really quick and get her pregnant.

Saw it done a few times among friends and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By cptkrf
We don't have an Apple store, and the nearest is...

We don't have an Apple store, and the nearest is a hundred miles away in the big city, but we recently got a clone. Simply-Mac opened a storefront and I have to say it is almost identical to the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 492
Posted By cptkrf
As a person who walked around the jungle for a...

As a person who walked around the jungle for a year, I can give an answer from the bottom looking up. Not about the rightness or wrongness of the conflict, but as to the asininity of the strategy.
...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-19-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 423
Posted By cptkrf
Google just admitted that fact. They are very...

Google just admitted that fact. They are very successful and without a doubt a powerhouse, but the Man (don't remember who it was - a high mucketymuck) said that they are very aware that the days...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 07-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By cptkrf
There are most definitely some good IDEs out...

There are most definitely some good IDEs out there - if you are changing over to OSX in a big way and want/need to put in the time to learn. But, I was approaching it from the vantage of a guy that...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 07-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By cptkrf
Let's back up a little. Having read your post...

Let's back up a little. Having read your post several times (and being an old time Linux developer) I can understand your confusion. First off, don't expect the logical edit, save, compile and run...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-18-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By cptkrf
Actually, the problem wasn't heat, but the...

Actually, the problem wasn't heat, but the opposite. Computer rooms in those days would freeze anything off, especially if you had to pull a floor tile to work. I got many a strange look while...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-18-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 423
Posted By cptkrf
A business is a living entity. Many have a...

A business is a living entity. Many have a really good and productive youth, then grow into a powerhouse, then…

Like a human, they grow old and get stodgy and slow. Capitalistic history is...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By cptkrf
Yup. But there is another factor that you are...

Yup. But there is another factor that you are missing. I first started working on computers when they had vacuum tubes.

Of course, those got hot, too:Blushing:
Forum: Security Awareness 07-15-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By cptkrf
Wow!!! Somehow I missed the meat of this post...

Wow!!! Somehow I missed the meat of this post on first reading. That is a great idea for a local encryption setup. It is faster to use than Truecrypt and easier than GPG. In fact, with a...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-13-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,149
Posted By cptkrf
Actually, you don't really "Code for a Mac" or...

Actually, you don't really "Code for a Mac" or any other OS. Major viruses come from major production groups, rather than some young kid with social problems, as in the past. The writer(s) is an...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-10-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,149
Posted By cptkrf
Actually, IMO, I doubt that the current lack of...

Actually, IMO, I doubt that the current lack of OSX viruses has very little to do with Apple.

OSX has the foundation of BSD, which is derived (though completely rewritten for legal reasons) from...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,149
Posted By cptkrf
Ok. Fun and sarcasm aside for a moment. We can...

Ok. Fun and sarcasm aside for a moment. We can agree that nobody has yet spotted a valid OSX virus (Or maybe they are so good that nobody has found it/them! Sorry)

I presume that includes...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-09-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By cptkrf
Security is one thing, but when I reloaded my...

Security is one thing, but when I reloaded my machines with Mountain Lion (and lately, Mavericks) I decided to leave Flash off. If a site just had to have it to run, I would find some other website...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,149
Posted By cptkrf
No antivirus is nothing more than fanboy idealism

Don't be a bonehead: Run antivirus on your Mac | ZDNet (http://www.zdnet.com/dont-be-a-bonehead-run-antivirus-on-your-mac-7000031395/)

He admits that he has never caught or seen an OSX virus, but...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-29-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By cptkrf
DVD access dead slow in Mavericks

I picked this forum because the problem has to be Mavericks, not Apple hardware.

For the first time in ages I needed to pull a big data set off of a backup DVD. This isn’t something that ever was...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By cptkrf
I ran this by a professor of law at the...

I ran this by a professor of law at the university. I don't think he has ever watched a TV show in his lifetime, but his take on it as a generic question is...

Realizing that, in the US with our...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By cptkrf
Some more info. Apparently it was a freshly...

Some more info. Apparently it was a freshly reloaded phone without ever being attached to any PC and with no Apple ID ever entered. His is a 4 but I have an old 3gs that I am playing with. I am...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-15-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By cptkrf
How to uncapture an iPhone?

Not sure if this is an iPhone or iTunes question, but here goes...

I use iTunes very seldom and know little about it.

A couple of weeks ago, at a meeting, a friend plugged his iPhone into my MB...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 06-07-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,728
Posted By cptkrf
Looking at the original post from a logistics...

Looking at the original post from a logistics standpoint.

Apple is one company making computers.
The world is filled with others making PCs that range from decent machines to tinkertoy junk. ...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-07-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By cptkrf
Are you talking about the progress bars in Mail? ...

Are you talking about the progress bars in Mail?

I have always noticed that when I open the laptop cover after a period, when Mail connects with gmail, or iCloud or whatever mail service, I...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-05-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By cptkrf
Yes. I found that before I posted, and installed...

Yes. I found that before I posted, and installed it, but so far I have not been able to make it stop anything and certainly not HTML5 videos. And googling shows that I am not the only one.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-04-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By cptkrf
How to stop HTML5 auto play?

This probably applies to Safari/IOS also, but there isn’t a generic browser forum.

Anybody bothered by auto playing HTML5 videos that are increasing in number by the day? Nothing like surfing in...
Forum: Security Awareness 05-21-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By cptkrf
Actually, trying to maintain your privacy can be...

Actually, trying to maintain your privacy can be difficult and legally impossible.

I have a young nephew who is the IT manager for a large network. And he is a techie type manager - that is, he...
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