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Journal: powered kmv switch 1

Journal by slothman32

I need a powered kvm switch.
I have a model-M, clicky kb, with a ps2 connector.
I also have a USB computer.
Ps2 connectors and unpowered kvm switches don't like ps2-to-usb converters.

Anyone know of a powered kvm that has two ps2 inputs for mouse and keyboard with a USB output?
Actually one of the outputs needs to be converted to ps2 for one computer and the other must remain usb.

I don't know if a kvm can convert a ps2-to-usb, input it as a mouse/kb, switch it, and convert the output back into ps2.

User Journal

Journal: disabling modding ability 2

Journal by slothman32

Is there a way of turing off mod and meta-modding ability?
I can't seem to find the "mod" button on my very old and non-updatable browser.
I decided to just turn it off all together but I can't even find that button.
What section of the options is in it?

User Journal

Journal: c++ designing 2

Journal by slothman32

Are there any good sites online about how to design and structure a C++ program?
Such as where to put objects and when/how to encapsulate.

For a similar question: if I use a Vector class and make the template point to a class of type 'item', would another class be called 'itemset" be useful?
The 'item' class would have things like owner and bitmap while the 'itemset' class would have a Vector of those 'item's as well functions like "Reorder()" and "Print()".
Or is there a better way of doing things like that?

P.S. This is copied from a post of mine on another forum, the one in my sig.

User Journal

Journal: rights and privleges 4

Journal by slothman32

What are people's ideas of what rights and privleges are?
I personally think rights are something you are born with but the gov't can take away.
A privlege is something you aren't born with but the gov't can give you it.
E.g. A privlege would be a drivers permit.
A right might be the "freedom of assimbly(sp)".

With those rules "Copyright" would in fact not be a right since people could remove laws allowing it.

Government

Journal: when was capitalism 5

Journal by slothman32

I often hear of libertarians saying that capitalism never occured so any bad things are because or the regulations.

Can anyone name some time in history when full-capitalism was around.

User Journal

Journal: re: paypal subscription with phone number

Journal by slothman32

I was going to resubscribe to /. as the last journal specified.
I typed all the info in but it still wanted a phone number.
Should I type that in as well?
What if I type in a phony number?
Will they ban me or something?

PC Games (Games)

Journal: electronics inside a dongle 1

Journal by slothman32

We have all heard of dongels.
I was thinking of a new kind.
It has ROM, in circuit form, that allows the game to play.
It allows DRM in that you can't run it without the dongle and since it has electroncs, instead of code, it is faster.
It's sort of like a DLL on a stick.
I don't know how much you could fit on a normal USB stick but it still might work.

The Internet

Journal: excel to web page 5

Journal by slothman32

I have a political test in Excel for that I want to form into a web page.
Is there any way to do that easily?
Either that or some other way to have people try it.
I have a web page but I can't make a web site to do that.

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