Billiam29

Lives in United States Chicago, United States
Joined on Jan 29, 2004

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  • If you're ever uncertain whether you may be having power supply problems, it's possible to test the output with a standard electrical multimeter. This assumes, of course, that you're somewhat ...
  • Replied in robocopy
    If it helps, here’s some sample robocopy syntax I posted in a different SyncToy thread. https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/60726771
  • I have a 2011 Mac Mini and 2012 iMac that were both on Sierra. I did a fresh install of High Sierra on the Mini and noticed no notable differences in boot time or overall responsiveness. In fact, ...
  • The OP should just keep in mind that Time Machine, the backup software built into MacOS, cannot use an APFS formatted disk as the destination for backups. That still needs to be formatted HFS+. ...
  • LO's download page is still showing v6.0.6 as the most recent "mainstream" version. FWIW this is the version that was included with Mint Cinnimon 19 when I installed it two days ago.
  • Looks like they actually just published their Q3 stats for 2018 yesterday. One thing to keep in mind about the Backblaze stats is that it's not uncommon for them to contain hard drive models that ...
  • You have no control over what other people see on their monitors. Your display may be perfectly calibrated to a D65/6500K white point and your images look exactly as you want them to. My display ...
  • Nevermind. I figured it out...by putting Neon on my laptop. :-) Next item of business: to figure out if an Ubuntu PPA can be added to the native pkcon and/or Discoverer.
  • Questions about updates & software sources for Neon: I’ve seen it mentioned that pkcon or the GUI Plasma Discover will be the best (or only) way to get the most recent KDE software. Makes sense. ...
  • This guy thinks there were forty billion installations of the 1809 update in the time it was available?
  • Just an FYI that the replacement disk enclosure OWC sent me came with its own problems. I am returning for a full refund. I recommend avoiding this particular OWC product. The original enclosure ...
  • Please elaborate on the proprietary Thunderbolt connector you claim Apple to have implemented. Every Apple computer I've ever seen with 1st and 2nd generation Thunderbolt used the same industry ...
  • My understanding is that you have one (and only one) APFS container per partition on a physical disk. So if your physical drive has only a single partition then yes, the whole disk is effectively ...
  • I’ve been an active user of both Windows and Macs in my personal life since 2011 plus an iOS user since the second generation iPhone. I can honestly say that within the last 3-4 years Apple has ...
  • This Macworld UK article is stating that it appears it’s no longer possible to download older versions of MacOS once you’ve upgraded to Mojave. https://www.macworld.co.uk/news/mac-software/impossib ...
  • Just an FYI that things work a little differently now if you want to use APFS and “partition” the drive. You’d create a single physical partition on the disk, followed by one APFS container in ...
  • Someone over at Ars Technica mentioned that window capture mode appears to be missing as well. No idea if that's true but if so that's even more inexcusable than delay mode missing.
  • I took the Mini into the Genius Bar at my local Apple store. They did not have any Firewire 800 peripherals in the store so that method of testing the computer’s Firewire port was out. What we did ...
  • FYI, these are radio buttons... The name is an analogy for the station preset buttons on old car radios with mechanical tuning. Pressing one button in caused the others to mechanically pop-out. ...
  • I don’t have any hard evidence to offer either in support of leaving the NAS volumes connected or in support of disconnecting them. One tip I can offer, however, is that you can use the command ...
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