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Jul
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comment How to use zipsplit (or equivalent) on very large files?
typo in title :)
Jun
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Jun
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comment How to protect myself from promiscuous mode?
There is a fundamental misunderstanding here. Wireless internet is wireless because it transmits information through the air, rather than through a wire. Current protocols are not (I would almost say 'will never be') smart enough to only emit electromagnetic waves in the exact direction of the wireless card the packet is intended for. Anywhere those EM waves reach (and most antennae are omnidirectional), someone can use an antenna to see what waves are being transmitted, same as you can. This "problem" is solved by encryption, and they just see garbage.
Jun
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Jun
9
answered How do SSD fail near end of life?
Jun
9
comment Which linux version to install: i386 or x64?
The links are all good, but I'm having trouble understanding the point of the quote. It seems to be saying that you can install a 32-bit OS, and 32-bit apps on top of it, on 64-bit hardware. It seems as though the question is predicated on this knowledge, and the OP is asking whether he should install one or the other (performance/compatibility tradeoff), given that they will both work on his hardware.
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