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Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 07:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,200
Posted By stj
Re: The HORRORS of Windows...... UPDATE.

i dont know how good WinUAE is.

aminet is utils
games are here: http://www.planetemu.net/roms/commodore-amiga-games-adf
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 06:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,200
Posted By stj
Re: The HORRORS of Windows...... UPDATE.

you would be surprised, people buy amiga's to play all the games.

harddrives command high prices - specially GVP ones.
and then there is this:
https://cortexamigafloppydrive.wordpress.com/
...
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 05:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 894
Posted By stj
Re: clean inside a 120VAC wall switch?

that's why high current circuits should be wired as a ring, you have a redundant path!
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 32
Posted By stj
Re: vestal help please

startup caps are small ones.
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 02:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,200
Posted By stj
Re: The HORRORS of Windows...... UPDATE.

i had a USRobotics HST-Dual-Standard modem on mine.
what the hell happened to that company?
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 164
Posted By stj
Re: Ever not think of something before reassembly that forces you to do it again.

is that the hollow bolts with ink in them to detect cracking?
Forum: General Computer Discussion Today, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 65
Posted By stj
Re: Chrome wont open in Ubuntu 14.04

rm -rd --force ~/.config/google-chrome/*

you need to specify the options.
r = recurse into subdirectory's
d = delete
force = dont ask y/n for each file
Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 20
Posted By stj
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 10:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,200
Posted By stj
Re: The HORRORS of Windows...... UPDATE.

they are cheaper now - slightly.
get an A1200 and put a 4gig cf-card wih a 44pin adapter in it.
Forum: General Computer Discussion Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 65
Posted By stj
Re: Chrome wont open in Ubuntu 14.04

run it from a console, you will be able to see the error message.

btw, it's full of spyware - use the clean version "chromium"
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,200
Posted By stj
Re: The HORRORS of Windows...... UPDATE.

i remember pissing off mac owners originally because they only had one mouse button - and my amiga had 2 :D
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 08:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,200
Posted By stj
Re: The HORRORS of Windows...... UPDATE.

KDE is best.
i do have a laptop running a 1GHz p3 that uses Xfce
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 199
Posted By stj
Re: Where to invest?

bank accounts are - to a limit.
i'm not so sure about investment funds.

even the bank accounts atleast in the u.s. and europe are now subject to the new "bail-in" rules this year.
that means, if...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 48
Posted By stj
Re: Testing a capacitor.

it's within spec.
caps are rated at 20%+- the label.
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 06:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,200
Posted By stj
Re: The HORRORS of Windows...... UPDATE.

try a different linux then.
NOT Debian though - it's not beginner friendly.
something like Magia.
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By stj
Re: Aircraft survives mid-air explosion in Somalia

i dont buy that.
the blast would do more damage inside the plane becase it would follow the path of least resistance.
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 199
Posted By stj
Re: Where to invest?

so your saying put your money into the hands of a criminal enterprise that is already insolvent and expect to get it back in the long term???
yea right, more likely you get MF-Global'ed or find that...
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 120
Posted By stj
Re: Looks like it's time to boycott Apple iPhones!

they can be unbricked afaik.

you need the original home-button with the fingerprint scanner though.
put it in and reset the fone.

it's not the screen it's detecting, it's the new button!
Forum: Troubleshooting Computer Displays Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By stj
Re: Iiyma E2407HDSD dim on left side

you should have changed the small caps first,
and the board has several cracks in it - you need to check the tracks.

btw, what's that "hitano" crap? couldnt you get any decent panasonic or...
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 120
Posted By stj
Re: Looks like it's time to boycott Apple iPhones!

it's keeping a registry of the component serial numbers - bastards.
iphone4s is i think the last worth a damn anyway.
you need the 30pin connector on it, it can stream hd video in composite, or...
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 725
Posted By stj
Re: Curious: What's the appeal of fixing old Pentium 4, etc. PCs?

not for me,

i still have several AMIGA's running Workbench 3.1 :D
Forum: Off Topic / Lounge Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 896
Posted By stj
Re: Time for a Dashcam

the future is a harness.

make imigrants pull your ride!!
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,879
Posted By stj
Re: ESR meter upgrades

quick warning, dont upgrade to a 16MHz crystal if you didnt already.
i'm looking into if the atmel can be run as nature intended - at 20MHz :D
Forum: Audio Equipment Discussion Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,447
Posted By stj
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 492
Posted By stj
Re: Achtung! High Voltage!

lead-glass on the face and shielding at the back mitigates that.
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