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3rd Apr 2008, 09:55
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Richard Spandit

Are we entitled to free eye test?

Computer users are entitled to free eye tests from their employers, who are also required to pay for glasses if required. I know the aviation industry tends to get round a lot of 'elf and safety...
22nd Feb 2008, 10:44
Replies: 1,259
Views: 159,961
Posted By Richard Spandit

5 best free software

OK, here is my personal list of 5 bits of software you should download now. They are all free and unrestricted:

1) VLC - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ - this is a media player that allows you to...
22nd Feb 2008, 10:33
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Richard Spandit

Best filesystem for portable drive

I need to share files between Mac, Windows XP and Linux. I have a spare 120Gb SATA 2.5 drive in a caddy that I'm hoping I can reformat (it was damaged when I dropped my Macbook but I can read files...
22nd Feb 2008, 10:29
Replies: 1,259
Views: 159,961
Posted By Richard Spandit

Here's a tip - don't drop your Macbook onto a...

Here's a tip - don't drop your Macbook onto a tiled floor. The hard drive doesn't like it
22nd Feb 2008, 10:17
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By Richard Spandit

I wanted to use Unison to sync between my Macbook...

I wanted to use Unison to sync between my Macbook (now resurrected) and my Linux box, but the versions need to be the same and I couldn't find binaries that matched - can't be bothered with compiling...
16th Feb 2008, 20:05
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By Richard Spandit

Thanks, SD. I think I'll run a RAID array, as...

Thanks, SD. I think I'll run a RAID array, as well as installing another hard disk for regular backups, before burning DVDs.

Managed to reclaim a lot of my stuff off the Macbook and copying it to...
16th Feb 2008, 18:47
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By Richard Spandit

To RAID or not?

My laptop has crashed and although I've got some stuff backed up, I've lost quite a lot. To stop the same happening to my Linux desktop (which is less likely, since you don't often drop desktops :()...
11th Feb 2008, 04:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Richard Spandit

As I stated, more or less, in my PM to Saab chap...

As I stated, more or less, in my PM to Saab chap after he closed this thread, I wasn't intending to do this on an illegal basis. As has been mentioned, there are many legitimate free networks out...
9th Feb 2008, 16:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Richard Spandit

Finding free wi-fi

Does anyone know of a program out there that will scan for and find free wi-fi? I'm using a Mac, and have iStumbler, which will give me a list of available networks and tell me which ones are Open,...
17th Dec 2007, 14:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Richard Spandit

Remember, all twin engined aircraft only need one...

Remember, all twin engined aircraft only need one engine to fly - the other one is there for redundancy. Flew to Rovaniemi yesterday (change from Kittila) and it was a beautiful trip. Enjoy - wish I...
14th Dec 2007, 10:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By Richard Spandit

As you accelerate down the runway, you are...

As you accelerate down the runway, you are pressed into your seat. When the 'plane lifts off, you are pressed even harder into your seat - this can be an odd sensation if you're not used to flying....
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2007, 09:59
Replies: 66
Views: 18,065
Posted By Richard Spandit

Well, he did only miss the other aircraft by a...

Well, he did only miss the other aircraft by a few hundred feet...
I look forward to the Daily Mail article about GA's giving you cancer
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2007, 11:03
Replies: 132
Views: 6,529
Posted By Richard Spandit

How did he get the water through security? :D ...

How did he get the water through security? :D

As is the case with most journalism, the facts are distorted to give the better story. I would hope in this case there is more to it than meets the...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jun 2007, 13:02
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By Richard Spandit

What a great site!! Sim- tomorrow :(

What a great site!! Sim- tomorrow :(
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jun 2007, 12:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,433
Posted By Richard Spandit

Flight dispatch is generally done using software...

Flight dispatch is generally done using software by Jeppesen - it costs millions and does all the fuel calculations etc. If you wanted to do it yourself, you'd need to start wading through tables in...
7th Jun 2007, 21:05
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By Richard Spandit

Firefox Google search when abroad problem

Great English there in that title...

Basically, when I connect to a network abroad (most of our destinations are in Spanish speaking countries) anything I type into the Google box at the top of...
4th Jun 2007, 22:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By Richard Spandit

I feel sorry for the system adminstrators at...

I feel sorry for the system adminstrators at null.com - I direct all my dodgy stuff there when I am trying to access dodgy sites :D

A great website if you are doing as I do is trashmail - you can...
29th May 2007, 12:31
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Richard Spandit

If you are still getting BT things starting on...

If you are still getting BT things starting on boot, you may have some registry entries to delete. I came across the exact same thing on my girlfriend's mother's computer the other day. Let us know -...
27th May 2007, 21:18
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Richard Spandit

I do miss the two fingered scrolling when in...

I do miss the two fingered scrolling when in Windows too, as it happens. I take your point about the right click, but still not as easy as having a proper button...
27th May 2007, 21:15
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Richard Spandit

Glad to be of help :)

Glad to be of help :)
27th May 2007, 02:53
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Richard Spandit

Have a look at:...

Have a look at: http://www.hartnup.net/wordpress/mac-os-x-opinions/
27th May 2007, 02:43
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By Richard Spandit

I was led to believe that Macs were easier to use...

I was led to believe that Macs were easier to use etc. The interface is very pretty, but it took me 2 weeks of buggering about to get onto my own wireless network that all my XP machines had no...
26th May 2007, 15:19
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By Richard Spandit

What does the page look like? what browser are...

What does the page look like? what browser are you using? Try Firefox.
Try deleting your cookies and then returning to PPRuNe.
26th May 2007, 15:17
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Richard Spandit

Install shield is part of Microsoft Windows...

Install shield is part of Microsoft Windows Defender - it is basically getting your security updates automatically and is best left to its own devices.

Regarding the not finding sites bit, you'll...
23rd May 2007, 15:39
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By Richard Spandit

The Bluetooth one may not be the right kind for...

The Bluetooth one may not be the right kind for you. I'd suggest a PCI card - get a better aerial than a USB one and less hanging off your computer. Should be able to get one cheap online...
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