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    Re: For your consideration and comment

    https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/a34372005/solar-cheapest-energy-ever/
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    Re: Electric car gutted by fire

    Not that I want to put anyone off buying electric (I own one myself), but I came across this about 2 blocks from my home back in November:
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    I have no idea of the context - it was obviously...
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    Re: Fresh Windows 7 install

    Unless you have a specific need for Windows apps running on that machine, can I suggest that you try some flavour of Linux instead? You can choose how responsive you want the machine to be by...
  4. Re: How do I read an 8cm DVD on a 12 cm DVD Reader?

    I'm assuming your DVD drive is vertically mounted? Otherwise it's just a matter of placing the mini CD in the indent in the middle of the tray.

    If vertically mounted, then you may have to tilt the...
  5. Thread: AI Robots

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    Re: AI Robots

    Of course, there's always the possibility that such a robot was so well executed that you couldn't tell...
  6. Re: How can I run two Firefox browsers on the same OS?

    This might be what you want; sorry, I'm not a regular Firefox user...

    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-remove-switch-firefox-profiles
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    Re: Home Router DHCP Server Setup

    Honestly, I'd have never even thought to set the DHCP server's LAN address inside its pool range, so that restriction does make sense. However, I can also see that it wouldn't be that hard to write a...
  8. Re: Linux FatDog64 not reading savefile on mmcblk0 drive

    I'd doubt that the quotes are required around the UUID portion.
    You can just try "ls -l /dev/disk/by-<thing>/" for the available values of <thing> from the shell to see what the correct path is (tab...
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    Re: So Much For This Crazy Theory

    37th without accounting for population. It jumps to 18th for cases per million, for example, or 30th for deaths per million. If their case numbers are going up dramatically, then their death rate is...
  10. Thread: TV Reception

    by MushHead
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    Re: TV Reception

    Terrestrial Freeview broadcasting only started in 2008, so I'm guessing your older TV simply can't decode digital (DVB-T). You'll need a Freeview set top box to decode the signal & plug in to AV/HDMI...
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    Re: An Interesting Read

    Of course, the fact that he's got an upcoming book to promote had nothing to do with the timing of this...
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    Re: Any Coin Collectors out there?

    Well, it's worth 5 something's (dinars/dirhams/?????) and it's from 1935 (1354 in the Islamic calendar), but as for the rest, my few years spent in the Middle East during my teenage years didn't get...
  13. Re: Do Laptops/Notebooks require a 'Dongle' to connect to Internet

    Just a question to ponder over while your friend is asleep...
    Why does she have LAN1 & WAN lights solid green on her modem? Seems like _something_ is connected to the internet via the modem - what...
  14. Re: Python query - unrelated new function breaking existing function

    Is your code above directly copied from source? Because there's references to 'Items', 'items' & 'item' in there, only 2 of which seem to exist. Also, in Python, return "Hello" is NOT the same as...
  15. Thread: Android memo?

    by MushHead
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    Re: Android memo?

    Try Google Keep?
    Syncs with Chrome extension on your PC also. Works for me, but I don't make a lot of notes...
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    Re: Kyocera printer http vs https issue

    Maybe try adjusting some Chrome flags? Go to chrome://flags & look at "Insecure origins treated as secure" and "Mark non-secure origins as non-secure" options - may do what you want, hopefully
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    Re: How to Build a Gate

    I have to say that, after reading your description of the whole gate-building process, I was expecting a real dog's breakfast at the end of it. However, I was pleasantly surprised by your photos -...
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    Re: How to invest ones small savings?

    I started a small Harmoney investment a couple of years ago & it's looking good - I've earned roughly 10% per annum over its lifetime. That said, you have to be prepared to stay in, because it's not...
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    Re: Printer Offline problem

    Did you try entering "http://100.0.0.36" into the browser address? I know Chrome will try to search the web for the number unless you add the http:// prefix, which isn't what you want here.
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    Re: text messaging

    I heard that the SMS system exploited a bit of unused bandwidth with the GSM protocol as the phone exchanged ID messages with the nearest cellsites. There was enough room to fit a short (144 byte?)...
  21. Re: not sure if anyone can explain about subnetting?

    You could define the subnet as "all addresses that, when AND'ed with the subnet mask, result in the subnet address". So for the 172.67.84.64/26 subnet (or any /26 subnet) , the subnet mask is...
  22. Re: not sure if anyone can explain about subnetting?

    It's /26 because the number of addresses in a subnet a.b.c.d/N is 2^(32-N), or in this case 2^6=64. Strictly speaking, both the first & last addresses of a subnet are not used (they are the subnet...
  23. Thread: Adaptors

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    Re: Adaptors

    I assume you require a line input device so you can record off your old player? Make sure you get something with that input, I think the suggested device from PB Tech only has mic in.
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    Re: VirtualBox in Linux

    Is it always disabled, or are you just not changing the required memory size? The "New" dialog in my Windows copy of VirtualBox disables the "Create" button unless you move the slider off 4MB
  25. Thread: Dryer fix :)

    by MushHead
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    Re: Dryer fix :)

    You were lucky. Reinstalled our ED56 upside down for the 2nd time after building our new house, where it had previously been running fine for months right-side up. Noticed some new clunks and bangs...
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