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Forum: Talk of the Town 08-02-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,068
Posted By MasterHD
Exclamation Graphics drivers on Ubuntu 10.04

Hey Zophar community,

I've recently installed Ubuntu 8.04 on an OLD (2003) Toshiba laptop after it kept catching virii under Windows. After updating to 10.04 (from 8.04), my graphics no longer...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-24-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,466
Posted By MasterHD
Re: I don't have to add any subjective conjecture

> I've never heard that saying before, kind of profound
> though.

I think he said that shortly after his failed attempt to stop his discoveries in nuclear energy, from falling into military...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-24-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,513
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Restricting programs/applications for one user account?

When logged into the "gaming" user account, try typing "msconfig" under start/run and look at all your startup programs. I think each user profile in Windows has it's own unique startup options, but...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-05-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,895
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Let there be edifying discussion! (Religion)

>For if our lives are not balanced, then what are we?

A <a href=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a15KgyXBX24>bunch of monkeys</a>. <img src=smilies/cwm27.gif>

But it is true, we do need balance....
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-04-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,895
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Let there be edifying discussion! (Religion)

> But perhaps I'm overlooking something... how would someone
> go about proving to you that God existed beyond any
> reasonable doubt?

That's a question I never considered before...
I don't...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-03-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,895
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Let there be edifying discussion! (Religion)

> It's not difficult to imagine a society
> in which the political baggage associated with organized
> religion impedes scientific progress and incites internal
> conflict to such an extent that...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-03-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,895
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Let there be edifying discussion! (Religion)

Wow. You are absolutely correct, about everything. I understand myself better after reading that post.
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The best music in the...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-03-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,157
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Another Monitor...so soon?

http://gizmodo.com/images/2006/06/monitor_trash.jpg
Here's a good use for old CRT monitors. <img src=smilies/magbiggrin.gif>
but seriously, those old monitors are creating a real health hazard, no...
Forum: Talk of the Town 02-25-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,148
Posted By MasterHD
Re: SSD Flash HDs

http://www.samsung.com/global/> business/semiconductor/products/flash/Products_FlashSSD.html
>
> Still very expensive, but nice.

That table shows a nice comparison, they just forgot to list the...
Forum: Talk of the Town 02-25-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,918
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Hubble

h> ttp://www.spacetelescope.org/images/wallpaper2/heic0601a.jpg
>
Too bad it'll be decommissioned in 2010 <img src=smilies/cry.gif>
<P...
Forum: Talk of the Town 01-19-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,589
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Zeitgeist

I know some of the stuff in this movie seems way too "out there" to be believable; however, it does bring up some questions because pieces of the puzzle don't fit together right.

1. How is it...
Forum: Talk of the Town 01-05-2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,680
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Weird memtest situation

For future reference to everyone:

I've heard before that using all 4 RAM slots causes power issues with motherboards that aren't designed very well. I've also heard that this can be fixed by...
Forum: Talk of the Town 12-14-2007, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,589
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Zeitgeist

I just watched it... wow.

http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/

Set aside 2 hours to watch this.

Everything you see in the media today is so crazy that it has to be true, no one would make a LIE...
Forum: Talk of the Town 09-24-2007, 04:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,429
Posted By MasterHD
Re: speed of light

> Yeah, you could reach the star
> in a minute on your clock, but the closest ones are over a
> light year away, so your friends and family back on earth
> would have to wait a while.

Yeah,...
Forum: Talk of the Town 09-23-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,429
Posted By MasterHD
Re: speed of light

> If point b is at the star, then you can't reach it in a
> minute.
>
You could reach the star in any amount of time you wish. For the faster you go, the slower time runs in your frame. You can't...
Forum: Talk of the Town 04-01-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,721
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Sound Synthesizer

I started looking into sound buffering and playback on sound devices, but it's going to take a while. I do plan to have that eventually (as you can see the grayed out play, pause, and stop buttons in...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-31-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,721
Posted By MasterHD
Sound Synthesizer

I've been working on my own sound synthesizer program for the past few weeks. I actually had fun making it so far, and spend my little free time on it. I know some of you are interested in computer...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-15-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,206
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Bridging Heatsinks ...

Ah, yeah I may have made that sound confusing. Put thermal paste everywhere you had pointed out in your little sketch, just don't make the paste layer too thick. There's quite a bit of loss in heat...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-13-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,206
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Bridging Heatsinks ...

> I was considering, more or less, the setup below:
> (HS1 and HS2 = heatsinks 1&2)

I don't see why that wouldn't work. Just remember to use as little thermal paste as possible. You want as much...
Forum: Talk of the Town 03-12-2007, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,206
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Bridging Heatsinks ...

I've actually built a TEC cooled system for a class project. We didn't put the peltier right on the CPU because of condensation issues, and rapid temperature changes when powered off. It didn't work...
Forum: Talk of the Town 12-20-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,749
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Funny Movie Trailer

> I stumbled upon this movie trailer parody of 10 Things I
> Hate About You and The 10 Commandments and couldn't stop
> laughing.

lol, that was pretty damn funny and I haven't seen either of the...
Forum: Talk of the Town 12-20-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,487
Posted By MasterHD
VCents

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gp0HyxQv97Qvcents video link</a>

If you haven't seen this already, and you have common sense in math, you will probably want to shoot yourself by the end....
Forum: Talk of the Town 12-19-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,743
Posted By MasterHD
Re: Powering devices via USB

> Create a voltage divider circuit out of two resistors to
> where 3V is dropped across one, and take the output off of
> it, leading into a parallel resistive branch to splice the
> total...
Forum: Talk of the Town 12-19-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By MasterHD
Re: So... I ordered parts for a homebuilt system

> Some concerns with the hard
> drive mounting and cable connections... Plus no DVD drive
> yet.

The hardest part is connecting all those little pins from the case to the motherboard. Once you...
Forum: Talk of the Town 12-19-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,729
Posted By MasterHD
Re: dvd-r sucks

> Optical drive manufacturers listen up: ITS ALMOST
> 2000-FUCKING-7 MAKE A DAMN DRIVE THAT WORKS FOR MORE THAN A
> YEAR.

It could also be Windows to blame. XP has always been screwy with...
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