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Steve Beaty
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Nikon View NX and sleepy OS X
For some unknown reason, View NX from Nikon craps out when OS X goes to screen saver. Here is what I had to change the power settings to in order to export ~500 photos without being present during: I suppose I could spend the time to figure out which settin...

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Error 720 on Windows VPN
This worked: https://superuser.com/a/1181732 and I don't see why it should. I'll never fathom the way of Windows.

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Install jar in local Maven directory
I'm not sure why I couldn't find an easy reference on what to change in a pom.xml file to install a jar in the local Maven repository. Lots of complicated command lines (a few of which actually worked) and little else. I'm not sure why everyone feels the ne...

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Out with the GNU...
I became fed up with the Gnome-3 window system. Hard to configure and use for me. So, out with the GNU: apt-get purge gnome* and in with the Cinammon: apt-get install cinnamon-desktop-environment Much better.

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jdeps on rt
Out of curiosity, I wanted to know how the classes in Java's runtime were related to each other. Happily, Java ships with a dependency too, jdeps. So, on my Mac, I ran jdeps -dotoutput dot -verbose:class /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_65.jdk/Con...
jdeps on rt
jdeps on rt
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Trigger on Marksman 1790 "Biathlon" air rifle
I've had one of these lying around for years. Picked it back up recently and the trigger was horrible, almost unusable. So I took it apart of course. There's a single pin that holds the two halves together and drifts out with a 3/16" punch: This also allows...

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RT-N66U interface failure and nvram

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More than you wanted to know about Laravel and M2M
One approach is to create a scaffold for the M2M table and enter the mappings there. I did: php artisan make:scaffold --schema=name:string person
php artisan make:scaffold --schema=todo:string todo
php artisan make:scaffold --schema='todo_id:integer:foreign...

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Cygwin and Laravel
I played with getting cygwin to run Laravel and the l5scaffold. Here are the additions you need to install in cygwin php, git, sqlite3, and curl. The following php extensions. json phar mbstring zip tokenizer pdo-sqlite ctype Don't if anyone else will ever,...
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