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Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By cptkrf
The last two days have seen the problem...

The last two days have seen the problem disappear, at least here. Tuesday it was really bad, got better on Wednesday, then Thursday seemed to be gone.

I met a friend (non-technical type) for...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By cptkrf
Not in this case. Working pretty good this...

Not in this case. Working pretty good this morning, EXCEPT…

for mac-forums.com and wikipedia. Could not reach either, starting from about 6:45am CST, from home , from Starbucks or from the...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-13-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By cptkrf
Router table full problem?

Anybody else noticing that the 'Net is majorly broken this morning? Sites are coming and going, including this one. And Google? Ten zillion google servers and I can't hit one? Wikipedia and...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 08-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By cptkrf
I DO remember the phone booth. Now. But...

I DO remember the phone booth. Now.

But most of those in the examples are screenshots of this or that. Not really what I was thinking about as regard a pic. They are, of course, but...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 08-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By cptkrf
For Moderator - picture question.

I see very few pictures in the posts on this forum. (In fact, can’t seem to remember even one.) Also, I see nothing about use or restriction of imbedded pics in the guidelines.

So…

Sometimes...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-06-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By cptkrf
Yes. I am in total agreement with you on that. ...

Yes. I am in total agreement with you on that. The information availability now would have made that kid back in my youth think that aliens had landed and had given over their entire technology,...
Forum: Security Awareness 08-06-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By cptkrf
Loooooong password problem

I changed my important passwords (again) this morning in the wake of the latest hacking episode. No problem - I do it often enough that it is almost automatic. Except…

For Apple.

With...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-05-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By cptkrf
Ah yes. The magic of acoustic couplers and 300...

Ah yes. The magic of acoustic couplers and 300 baud - and, much later, as fast as 1200 baud. I remember those days also. And 8080s and the rich kid on the block that had an unheard-of 64k in his...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-05-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By cptkrf
The Future of Forums?

Anybody besides me thinking that Forums are slowly dying out?

The Astronomy forum (that was run by the magazine) that I have used for years, shut down without explanation, but I had noticed...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 08-03-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By cptkrf
It ain't gonna work on Mavericks in native mode...

It ain't gonna work on Mavericks in native mode apparently - at least not without more work that I want to put in it, and to just get undone on the next update of OSX. And almost assuredly it won't...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 08-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By cptkrf
Doesn't work on Mavericks. Using...

Doesn't work on Mavericks.

Using -L/usr/X11R6/lib to find /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.6.dylib
Cannot find X include files via /usr/X11R6/include
Cannot find X include files anywhere.
No 'Makefile'...
Forum: OS X - Development and Darwin 07-30-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By cptkrf
The Apple Dev docs have tons of info, as long as...

The Apple Dev docs have tons of info, as long as you are fairly experienced in both Xcode and their docs.

Try
...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-29-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By cptkrf
Thanks. Will look at that app. It needs to not...

Thanks. Will look at that app. It needs to not only be a map, but a scope pointer as well. I assume it does both.

Most definitely I need new software. The original, even if I could find it,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-29-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By cptkrf
Any Amateur Astronomers on here?

Any amateur astronomers on here using a Mac? Now that I am fully retired I have time to crank up a hobby that I have had since high school.

I have a very good Meade LX-200 10" classic 'scope...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By cptkrf
I use Password Manager off the app store. Works...

I use Password Manager off the app store. Works good, even though I have no idea of its bulletproofness. I use gigantic passwords (If you are going to use PWs that can't be remembered, there is...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-25-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By cptkrf
Once again...

...Never believe a sudden and spectacular news item on the 'Net until you do some more searching.

The Apple backdoor that wasn't | ZDNet...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-25-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By cptkrf
No wonder my last Apple order took so long to...

No wonder my last Apple order took so long to arrive. A zip code of 291084 puts Cupertino just south of Ningbo, China.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,326
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: 43
Views: 1,326
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: 14
Views: 709
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: 43
Views: 1,326
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: 536
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: 636
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: 636
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: 1,537
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...
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