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    Webbase Ticket Tracker for interal

    I will assume ameoba was talking about Request Tracker. At work we use Bugzilla. I personally use trac RT and Bugzilla are Perl based, trac is python based.
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    Why use a T1 for internet?

    Also, you get a service level agreement. You have to decide if the cost is worth it to you to have a dedicated link to the net and a SLA.
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    Could someone shed some light on this Seagate Law Suite email I just received

    The box uses decimal, since the manufacturers can use decimal to report 300 GB rather than 279 GB (binary). Operating systems will see the capacity in terms of binary. Western Digital has been sued about this as well, and they settled as well...
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    comcast phone service affected by bittorrent?

    Comcast Digital Phone or Digital Voice? I thought Digital Phone was still using landlines, and Digital Voice is the actual VoIP service (I am still a subscriber of their awfully expensive digital phone service). But yes, if you have digital voice, your call quality could be affected by heavier...
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    SOLARIS OS, what is it?

    Anybody here use solaris? I do at work. Other managers at my company love to task me with testing, investigating and fixing issues our products exhibit on Solaris platforms because I work in a Linux/Unix-only development team. Solaris has a lot of software, but since I mainly use Linux...
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    Prog to rename a whole folder of pictures ?

    Are they files in a single folder, or a whole tree of folders with files in each under a folder? If it is all in one folder, you could actually select all the files you wanted to rename (common name only), choose to rename them, type in something like mypicture.extension, and explorer would...
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    Built in Windows command to extract zips?

    There is not as far as I know. I wanted to know this months ago and I read something about the zip functionality being provided through a DLL so you could do the extraction via explorer, but there would be no command line tools to perform the same actions because some company did not want...
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    How do I retrieve Outlook Express emails after a system restore?

    So it sounds like no backup of data was made and she used a restore CD to basically blow away the existing OS install and reinstall, and that all her emails had been downloaded and saved locally but are now toast with the old install. Information from this link could be useful unless the...
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    Have you ever purchased any XBLA games?

    I can't vote since there's no option for me. I have Castlevania SoTN, Super Puzzle Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix etc. etc., and Streets of Rage 2. I am planning to buy E4 and probably Puzzle Quest as well when I am cleared of the other games I am playing.
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    I once made Firefox use 2.5 GB of RAM, unfortunately, I didn't take a screenie, though I still have one of then it sucked down 1.6 GB because of its raw image caching function. I would still recommend 32-bit versions of browsers because as other people have said, you will not have plugins...
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    verify burned data needed?

    I would 4th the recommendation to verify burned data if the discs will be stored and used a long time off from now. Also, what media are you using, and what burner? You might have some really low grade media, or the burner and media combination you have is a bad mix. I know at work, I have to...
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    Hitachi Pulls Out of Home PCs

    This is the first time I heard about them making full computer systems as well. When I was in Hong Kong I did see some nice Benq notebooks though, which was a little surprising. Their reasons for moving out of the personal computer realm sounds a lot like IBM's reasons for selling their...
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    Anyone running 4GB RAM (4x1GB)???

    I am running 4 sticks on an Abit IP35 Pro. 2x1 GB Buffalo Firestix DDR2-800, and 2x1 GB Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800. Voltage set to 2.1 V, everything is current at 415 Mhz since I haven't felt like mucking around a little more to get my CPU to a stable 3+ Ghz. It works fine for me.
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    Movie Resolutions

    HD-DVD/Blu-Ray: both support a bunch of resolutions, but I think most will be 1920x1080 (but otherwise they support 1280x720 and other resolutions) DVD: 720x480 is the standard resolution for DVD video Widescreen: No standard that I know of, but common ratios are 1.85:1 and 1.66:1. Fullscreen: a...
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    plugging in laptop in airline or airport

    In an airport, definitely, there are outlets all over the place, the question is will other people be hogging all of them? On the plane? Highly depends on what airline you are flying. If you sit in business or first class with any airline (I only know United for sure) you will most likely...