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Comment Re:What's really stunning is this (Score 1) 355

but the only thing approaching a landslide was that he outnumbered her in the electoral college.

The electoral college vote is the only one that matters. The states are allowed to select their electors as they see fit. People who bang on about the legitimacy of the popular vote are fetishizing something with no relevance to the actual election system this country has.

Shit is un-American, fam. You may as well be waving a Mexican flag and chanting "not my country".

Comment Re: So... (Score 1) 113

I don't want browser acceleration. How can I be guaranteed it won't make the browser crash, or actually slow down perhaps to a stand still because of overhead?, if not crash the whole X session.

Having hardware acceleration enabled and visiting certain sites in Chrome (such as the Chrome Web Store) crashes the GPU in my old laptop (Intel GMA965) so hard that the only a power cycle can recover it.

Can't find the bug report at the moment but this has been an issue in Chrome for more than a year now.

Comment Re:anyone know if it works in virtualbox? (Score 1) 202

Virtualbox officially only supports macOS guests on Apple hardware.

Copypasta from Virtualbox's manual:

3.1.1. Mac OS X guests
Starting with version 3.2, VirtualBox has experimental support for Mac OS X guests. This allows you to install and execute unmodified versions of Mac OS X on supported host hardware.
Whereas competing solutions perform modifications to the Mac OS X install DVDs (e.g. different boot loader and replaced files), VirtualBox is the first product to provide the modern PC architecture expected by OS X without requiring any "hacks".
You should be aware of a number of important issues before attempting to install a Mac OS X guest:
Mac OS X is commercial, licensed software and contains both license and technical restrictions that limit its use to certain hardware and usage scenarios. It is important that you understand and obey these restrictions.
In particular, for most versions of Mac OS X, Apple prohibits installing them on non-Apple hardware.
These license restrictions are also enforced on a technical level. Mac OS X verifies whether it is running on Apple hardware, and most DVDs that that come with Apple hardware even check for an exact model. These restrictions are not circumvented by VirtualBox and continue to apply.
Only CPUs known and tested by Apple are supported. As a result, if your Intel CPU is newer than the build of Mac OS X, or if you have a non-Intel CPU, it will most likely panic during bootup with an "Unsupported CPU" exception. It is generally best to use the Mac OS X DVD that came with your Apple hardware.
The Mac OS X installer expects the harddisk to be partitioned so when it does not offer a selection, you have to launch the Disk Utility from the "Tools" menu and partition the hard disk. Then close the Disk Utility and proceed with the installation.
In addition, as Mac OS X support in VirtualBox is currently still experimental, please refer also to Chapter 14, Known limitations.

Comment Re:What device can use 1Tb? (Score 2) 98

p>I also have encountered cameras that only support SD cards up to 2 GB (even though 4 GB and 8 GB cards exist and work elsewhere), yet support SDHC up to 32 GB.

The original SD standard only covers capacities up to 2GB. 4GB SD cards are using 64kiB clusters on FAT16B as a out-of-spec hack.

8GB cards based on the SD standard aren't possible AFAIK, can you provide a link to such a card?

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