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Living Room / Re: Buying a 2TB SSD to replace my 2TB HDD
« on: August 16, 2019, 10:55 PM »
samsung seems to make some of the best SSD.

Many of us are running a combination of a good SSD as the C drive, and then a traditional large HD as D drive.  There are some advantages of this:
1. You don't have to get as big an SSD.
2. With 2 hds, you can more easily backup your system drive to the traditional large HD.
3. Even the largest most expensive SSD cannot compare with capacity of cheap traditional HD.

Downsides:
1. Worry of running out of space on your C drive.
2. No speedup of access of data files on D drive.

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Screenshot Captor / Re: Imageshack upload no longer working
« on: August 16, 2019, 10:12 AM »
Thank you for the kind words -- let me know if it doesn't start working for you in the next couple of days.

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Screenshot Captor / Re: Imageshack upload no longer working
« on: August 16, 2019, 01:16 AM »
just tested it and it seems to be working here.

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It's now been put in place; see post in admin area.  Testing has begun..

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We are testing a new anti-spam process, where the first post of a new member will not be visible until it is approved.
If we can get it working, the amount of spam visible on the forum should drop considerably.

But the potential for real visitors being confused and having their post not show up for a bit is a concern.

Please let me know if you have any trouble posting on the forum ([email protected] or see the contact page).

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Another reason to move to a system where first posts from users need to be approved before they show up, huh?

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DC Gamer Club / Re: The Zero Escape trilogy
« on: August 11, 2019, 05:16 PM »
I'll bite for $9.  I've purchased it based on your recommendation.  I'll let you know how it is when I get around to playing it.

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Find And Run Robot / Re: displaying long file names
« on: August 08, 2019, 08:55 PM »
Let me look into this -- it does seem like in the first screeenshot, that FARR is not using all the space it could.

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The latest official release is from February of this year (2019).

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Next year then!

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Back from Gencon 2019.  A fun time was had by all, as usual.  Glad to be back with you folks though.

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I could adda an option to not show messages I guess.

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Developer's Corner / Re: Python IDE Resources
« on: July 30, 2019, 09:24 PM »
I don't know the answer but I'd like to hear what people think -- especially for a free one.
I do think I remember this being discussed before..

I think maybe this thread pointing me to PyCharm:
http://www.donationc....msg408061#msg408061

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Living Room / Re: For those with a CrashPlan...
« on: July 30, 2019, 11:58 AM »
Yes, thanks, edited post.

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Living Room / Re: For those with a CrashPlan...
« on: July 30, 2019, 11:37 AM »
when you say non-hosted...you want a cloud service right?

No, what I meant was, I don't need a hosting service if I just use software to backup to my own NAS device in another room.

I still think it's important to have an online offsite backup service these days, but I don't need versioning on that, so a simpler solution would be possible.

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Living Room / Re: For those with a CrashPlan...
« on: July 30, 2019, 11:24 AM »
It seems pretty clear at this point that SPIDEROAK is malfunctioning silently on my pc; deleted items never get deleted/removed. If i try to empty the trash it just says it queued the operation but never does anything even after days.

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glad it works using the top number keys so you can use those.

numeric keypad does not (even though it is on).
try toggling numpad and see if it works in that case?

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Sorry for the delayed reply.

I've uploaded a beta to address the compression quality settings being reversed, and to show the proper screenshot save directory in options:
Beta download of v1.13.01:

But can you clarify what Windows 10 notifications you are talking about?

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Living Room / Re: For those with a CrashPlan...
« on: July 29, 2019, 04:28 AM »
Thanks Shades, that's fantastic info, since SpiderOak seems to be ignore my attempts to delete stuff from the UI.

BUT: Spideroak website seems to suggest they support webdav, but I can't find any info about what url to connect to.. any thoughts?

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Living Room / Re: For those with a CrashPlan...
« on: July 28, 2019, 07:22 PM »
Another thought: I have a NAS now (synology); do people have recommendations for a non-hosted VERSIONED backup system that would backup to my local network nas?

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Living Room / Re: For those with a CrashPlan...
« on: July 28, 2019, 06:50 PM »
Been about 4 hours since I tried to "empty" the trash, SpiderOak just said the operation was "queued" -- no sign that it's actually doing anything, that the files were removed, that the size use when down, or any way to see the "queue".  Though the UI responds so slowly I am hesitant to explore it much..

This is the kind of thing that makes me want to drop SpiderOak and find something better.

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It should be working. Things to check:

1. Check you have most recent version of Screenshot Captor running (v4.32?).
2. Check using the numeric keys at the top of your keyboard not just your number pad.
3. Check that their is nothing strange in your list of favorite dimensions that could be confusing it.. From what I can see they look fine..
4. Check that the other keyboard shortcuts work (R, Z, 0, etc.).

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Living Room / Re: For those with a CrashPlan...
« on: July 28, 2019, 03:02 PM »
Anyway, deleted files end up in a "trash" folder you have manually empty now and then, might be your issue as well, mouser?

That's a great tip -- I did not know about that, and it could very well be the (a) source of my problems.  Trying now..

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Living Room / Re: Gadget WEEKENDS
« on: July 27, 2019, 03:36 PM »
And all of my previous videos suffered due to very low audio from my microphone.

warning: i had a snowball microphone in the past; it was very good quality but one of its quirks was recording in very low volume, so i needed to increase volume in post production.

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Living Room / Re: Gadget WEEKENDS
« on: July 27, 2019, 12:59 PM »
Are you going to be starting a podcast, deo?

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