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ITT: We share tips and advice on technology related things.

To easily remove tight cable ties without damaging cables use a pair of pliers, and crush the ratchet mechanism. The tie will fall apart.

>> No.27295898

You don't say.

Not technology related per se, but;
When you get an idea, no matter how mundane, write it down. You will start to come up with more ideas and remember your old ones more easily, and if they turn out to be useful, you've got logs of your thoughts.

>> No.27295914

Don't try to improve something that works, you'll end up breaking X.

>> No.27295932

>>27295914

Or improve it, unless you're stupid or something.

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If you've got a Filco, flip the space bar around. It's much nicer to type on.

>> No.27295967

Never rush a purchase you're unsure about. Regardless if you save a couple bucks. It can turn around and bite you in the ass.

>> No.27295991

Cheaper does not always mean worse. Too cheap, however, usually does.

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ram info

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>>27295994
diagnostics chart

>> No.27296014

Use the lens on a typical cheap laser pointer to zoom in much more with your cellphone camera.

>> No.27296015
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>>27296003
radiation dosage chart

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>>27296015
alt characters

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>>27296019
file system hierarchy

>> No.27296041

Win+L to lock your account. Shit's useful for when your randomly leave your computer, or have other people over.

>>27296031
Thank you for the dump.

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>>27296031
mobo sizes

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>>27296042
pci-e slot sizes

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>>27296054
html code

>> No.27296070

>>27296041

Win+1-9 -- opens the quickstart programs pinned next to the start menu

>> No.27296072

Always install the IO shield first.

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>>27296067
network protocols

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>>27296078
linux kernal map

>> No.27296094

>>27296019
when i was 12 i was fascinated by those for some reason but had no idea how to find a list for them.

so i created a basic html page and manually typed out like over a thousand of them. i used tables too how horrifying.

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>>27296072

>that feel when I installed it last and it's not aligned properly and is blocking off a couple of ports
>that feel when it's probably going to end up damaging the mobo

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>>27296094

You must've had a very boring childhood.

>> No.27296107

>>27296067
> html code

I think you mean html script.

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>>27296078
books vs ebooks

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>>27295864
Ctrl - Shift - V to paste unformatted text

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>>27296107
no, thats a basic html markup and how to lay it out

another pci-e size and bandwidth

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>>27296108
html5

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>>27296136
common ports

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>>27296095
>that feel when SCRAPING the mobo back and forth trying to get the fucking thing to line up with the shield
>SCRAPE SCRAPE

>>27296103
joke's on you i'm still boring

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>>27296151
caffeine poster

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>>27296158
electronics symbols

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>>27296171
ipv6

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>>27296186
internet speeds

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>>27296194
since im the only one doing this, im gonna stop until someone can chip in.

storage memory evolution

>> No.27296264

>>27296235

Fuck you ad keep posting

This isn't some sort of community

It's your personal image blog.

So keep going.

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>> No.27296323

>>27296264
instead of bitching, post some tech info.

otherwise, go die in a fire of cum

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i don't have anything worth posting.

>> No.27296356

>>27296323

Stay mad and keep posting.

>> No.27296374

>>27295914
on that note
don't be afraid to break things
and if it's broken don't be afraid to try fixing it

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>>27296323
fire of cum
I didnt know cum was flamable

>> No.27296382

>>27296356
Stay autistic

>> No.27296411

>>27296318
No Unicomp? Jesus cunting fuck hell the what?

>> No.27296421

>>27296070
>>27296070
>>27296070
>>27296070
>>27296070
>>27296070
mind blown
other win7 shit i might have overlooked?

>> No.27296429

>>27296411
It'll be in 1.0.4, along with Leopold boards.

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>>27296411
>using those model m copies
>because /g/ says they are good

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>>27296031
augh that pic implies that "/usr/" stands for "user," when it actually stands for "unix system resource".

any association with the term "user" is pure coincidence

>> No.27296480

>>27296211
North Korea has some pretty cheap rates.

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my infographics thread is depleted

>> No.27296486
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i have no usefull pictures:(

>> No.27296495

>>27296094
if you begin with 0 it's just their number in the character map in decimal

>> No.27296545

>>27296495

You don't say.

>> No.27296567

>>27296070
This seems to be changing tabs in my browser, mef, it's still cool.

Also, shaking a window back and forth will minimize every window but the shooken one in win7

>> No.27296586

>>27296567

Ctrl+tab goes to the next tab in Chrome. May work on other browsers.

>> No.27296598

>>27296586
Failfox confirmed.

>> No.27296599

>>27296495
back then i couldn't into computer and didn't learn to into computer for a while. i thought the only programming language was java because it was the only one i knew about.

>> No.27296603

>>27296567
Are you sure you're not pressing Ctrl+1-9? That goes to tabs 1-9 in Firefox (and maybe other browsers).

>> No.27296610

>>27296586
every browser actually, and ctrl+shift+tab goes the other way.

>> No.27296648

>>27296586
This also works in steam if you have a few chats open and tabbed.

>> No.27296687

Ctrl + Page Down changes the tab left
Ctrl + Page Up changes the tab right

At least it does in Furryfox.

>> No.27296695

>>27296648
also works in visual studio but more like alt+tab which is enough to make it useless to me (if everything did it like alt+tab sure but they dont if i ctrl+tab i expect to ctrl+shift+tab to get back)

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27296786

Use ctrl+insert and shift+insert to copy and paste, respectively. It works almost universally, and in all OSs, unlike ctrl+c and ctrl+v which don't work in things like the command line

>> No.27296855

>>27296786

Holy shit.

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>>27296171
Any caffeine graphs with tea in it?

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>>27296786
>ctrl+insert and shift+insert to copy and paste, respectively

Thanks

>> No.27296916

>>27296883
no. its all i got

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dont remember what this is but it looks techy in the image preview

also, hitting the super key ("windows key" generally) + pause/break on windows brings up the system specs. Generally one of the first things I do when getting on a public computer, so I can see how many tabs I can plan on having open etc.

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>> No.27297394

>>27296786
>no Shift + F2

Firefox now has a command line

>> No.27297533
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pressing escape on a gif will pause it

>> No.27297595

>>27296914
I don't suppose anyone has an updated version of that chart, do they? I've had that version for about a year now, and I'd love to have one with all of the newest components on it

>> No.27297615

I would really love this thread to be more about personal pieces of advice rather than an image dump. We've already seen most of it and only a few are useful to us, but posts like >>27297533 and >>27296687 provide intricate and useful pieces of advice.

>> No.27297621

>>27297595
Yttrium was on about creating one, ask him about it next time you see him.

>> No.27297657

>>27297394
screenshot file.png 0 true
[code]
boom. full page screen capture in your downloads folder[/code]

>> No.27297670

>>27297621
I appreciate it, that would be so fucking helpful

>> No.27297716

>>27297533
how do you play it again?

>> No.27297736

>>27297332
C-x would be ctrl+x?

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I just realized I have something to contribute

>> No.27297788

>>27296335

That is actually useful in general, for more than just video.

Thanks.

>> No.27297852

Does anyone have a guide or at least some tips for how to customize Foobar2000?

>> No.27297897

Anyone have any keylogging guides? Like which ones are best to use, easiest to use, most functional etc?

>> No.27297940

>>27297394
I'm not getting it. Is this in stable?
>>27297736
Yes - unless you have a strange keyboard. Emacs was started in the early 70's, so it has this old notation.

>> No.27298033

Does anyone know how to make the bar at the top smaller in firefox for linux?

>> No.27298105

>>27297940
>Is this in stable?
not yet.
https://hacks.mozilla.org/2012/08/new-firefox-command-line-helps-you-develop-faster/

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>> No.27298386

>>27298371
Fuck you

>> No.27298443

>>27298371
I hate you

>> No.27298450

>>27298371
wat

>> No.27298540

>>27298105
>>27297657
>>27297394

Tried it on nightly. It worked great. Tyvm.

>> No.27299063

>>27297615
>intricate

>> No.27299130 [DELETED] 

>>27296586
Ctrl+W closes tab
Ctrl+T new tab

Alt+1 first tab
Alt+0 last tab

Alt+tab jumps windows forward
Alt+shift-tab jumps windows backwards

try Win+tab

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make the 4chan reply box bigger for long posts

>> No.27299987

THANK YOU BASED GOD

>> No.27300337

Bum-Pan

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