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How to copy DVDs to your mac hard drive

Note: These instructions originally appeared on c/net on 12/2009. Most macs no longer have a disc drive, so that part of the instructions may not work all mac users today, e.g., you’ll have to get yourself an external disc player. The original article is attributed to Joe Aimonetti — but his

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Shared by Stefan Densmore February 10, 2018

How to edit the hosts file in Mac OS X – Leopard

I recently had a situation where, after a failed attempt at configuring an AMPPS development environment on my macbook pro, I suddenly was unable to visit one of my websites — the http address would not resolve. I could reach it by FTP, just not by any browser. What was

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Shared by Stefan Densmore April 9, 2014

How to ByPass Video Region Restrictions in Under a Minute

Found this on Digital Trends .com, while searching for a way to view the wikileaks film “Mediastan”. By Andrew Couts  —   October 19, 2012 I’m not going to lie to you: My girlfriend and I are big, sappy, aristocrat-loving “Downton Abbey” fans. So when season three debuted in September, we could hardly wait

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Shared by Stefan Densmore November 14, 2013

Mac OS X – Show / Hide Hidden Files

This content was originally posted at ——————————————————————————————— I always forget how to do this because I toggle this rather sporadically so I’m adding it to the public record. To show hidden files in Finder pop open your terminal and type the text shown in the screen grab below. To

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Shared by Stefan Densmore May 7, 2013

How To Hack An Electronic Road Sign

This information was copied from DO NOT under any circumstances run around hacking into electronic road signs using the information contained in this step-by-step guide of how to transmit hilarious messages to passing motorists. How many times have you driven by an electronic road sign like one of these?

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Shared by Stefan Densmore June 27, 2012

Wikileaks writer’s kit

“ …newspaper headlines still display: “No right to interfere in our internal affairs!” Whereas there are no INTERNAL AFFAIRS left on our crowded Earth! And mankind’s sole salvation lies in everyone making everything his business; in the people of the East being vitally concerned with what is thought in the

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Shared by deckard March 6, 2011

The Cypherpunk Revolutionary

Originally posted on the website, an essay by Robert Manne on Julian Assange. The essay provides a history of the formation of, it is quite lengthy, but is full of jewels making it worth the long read. ******************** p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 8.0px Times} p.p2

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Shared by deckard March 6, 2011

admin-only navigation bar to bridge several projects

Sometimes I want the home page of a project to look different to administrators than to regular users.  For instance, on a couple projects of mine I was integrating several different technologies, osTicket, osProject, and WPMU — each one of these has different locations for their administrative use, so it

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Shared by deckard March 16, 2009