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Ask Slashdot: Mirrorless, Interchangeable Lens Camera Advice?

ljaguar Re:Learn photography. (402 comments)

may I ask which camera you are using? I am interested in mirrorless camera with fast autofocus performance

more than 2 years ago
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Siri Protocol Cracked

ljaguar Re:You still need iPhone 4S (403 comments)

... or eavesdrop on somebody else's iPhone.

the reason why you can't do this is because Siri communicates in HTTPS, so it is not vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. hence, you cannot eavesdrop on somebody else's iphone

the reason why they could listen to the traffic in the article is because they had access to the root certificate on the iphone itself. you can do this if you have physical access to the phone, but obviously you can't just do this over the air to other people's phones

more than 2 years ago
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Visual Studio 2010 Forces Tab Indenting

ljaguar Re:#include "less.h" (390 comments)

vim already does exactly this. http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Modeline_magic

it looks like this. (ts = tabstop, sw=shiftwidth) // vim: noai:ts=4:sw=4
      -or- /* vim: noai:ts=4:sw=4
*/
      -or- /* vim: set noai ts=4 sw=4: */
      -or- /* vim: set fdm=expr fde=getline(v\:lnum)=~'{'?'>1'\:'1': */

so using your example: /* MS_VC_INTENT=2; MS_VC_TAB=4 */

if you put on top of your file, // vim: set tabstop=4 shiftwidth=2

then vim will do the correct thing.

more than 4 years ago
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Apple Kicks HDD Marketing Debate Into High Gear

ljaguar Re:Is that why (711 comments)

how did this get modded up? this is misinformation.

du(1) man page (snow leopard):
          -H Symbolic links on the command line are followed, symbolic links
                          in file hierarchies are not followed.

          -h "Human-readable" output. Use unit suffixes: Byte, Kilobyte,
                          Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte and Petabyte.

df(1) man page (snow leopard):
          -H "Human-readable" output. Use unit suffixes: Byte, Kilobyte,
                          Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte and Petabyte in order to reduce the
                          number of digits to three or less using base 10 for sizes.

          -h "Human-readable" output. Use unit suffixes: Byte, Kilobyte,
                          Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte and Petabyte in order to reduce the
                          number of digits to three or less using base 2 for sizes.

this is exactly same output as man pages fro those two in FreeBSD 6.1

this is man page from debian linux:
              -h, --human-readable
                            print sizes in human readable format (e.g., 1K 234M 2G)

              -H, --si
                            likewise, but use powers of 1000 not 1024

so it seems to me that behavior of darwin is exactly same as gnu tools.

more than 4 years ago
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Should Organic Chemistry Be a Premed Requirement?

ljaguar Re:of course (567 comments)

there is no pre-med major at berkeley

more than 5 years ago

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Multipath broken in new Debian stable

ljaguar ljaguar writes  |  more than 7 years ago etch ships with CONFIG_IP_ROUTE_MULTIPATH_CACHED (experimental) enabled in the kernel. This breaks the multipath route behavior in iproute. As the google search shows, it is wreaking havoc with anyone using multipath and dual-wan systems. Those who upgraded this morning to the new stable may be in for a ride. This is a known and documented issue but cannot be found in debian's bug tracking system. This issue is not unique to Debian but it should not have passed through the release engineering for the new stable release.

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