Google makes everything worse

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Re: Google makes everything worse

Post by Skeletor » Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:03 pm

What's a fake web page
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Post by Crunchums » Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:53 pm

https://twitter.com/Crunchumz/status/13 ... 1877019648
so that confirmed that arti's earlier suggestion did work, but the data that i'm looking for isn't there
oh well
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Post by haplo » Thu Apr 22, 2021 5:03 pm

ok arti, new problem

if I click on my desktop background, and then hit my keyboard hotkey to open vivaldi, it always starts minimized. it does not do this if anything else has focus, eg I click the taskbar first, another window has focus, etc. only when I focus the desktop background

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Post by Shiny Days » Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:27 pm

my immediate idea is that you could just change the shortcut to, like, right click the shortcut, properties, run -> maximized, and then it wouldnt be able to do that. maybe

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Post by haplo » Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:31 pm

Shiny Days wrote:my immediate idea is that you could just change the shortcut to, like, right click the shortcut, properties, run -> maximized, and then it wouldnt be able to do that. maybe
well the problem is it's not a shortcut, the button on the keyboard launches the default web browser through Windows

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Post by Doug » Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:35 pm

Skeletor wrote:
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What's a fake web page
A jpeg of a Web page
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Post by Jeb Bush 2012 » Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:54 pm

an NFT pointing to a jpeg of a cache of the web page

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Post by Dantes » Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:02 pm

Jeb Bush 2012 wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:54 pm
an NFT pointing to a jpeg of a cache of the web page
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Pour like Hemingway's last call.

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Post by Skeletor » Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:15 am

Haha
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Post by Shiny Days » Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:44 pm

haplo wrote:well the problem is it's not a shortcut, the button on the keyboard launches the default web browser through Windows
one of the weird things i'm seeing is that vivaldi is actually starting off of the screen, but that seems, uh, totally implausible? unless you're always looking at vivaldi maximized?

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Post by haplo » Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:47 pm

Shiny Days wrote:
haplo wrote:well the problem is it's not a shortcut, the button on the keyboard launches the default web browser through Windows
one of the weird things i'm seeing is that vivaldi is actually starting off of the screen, but that seems, uh, totally implausible? unless you're always looking at vivaldi maximized?
I saw that too, definitely not that. when I click on it on the taskbar, it always re-appears exactly where I last closed it (position, windowed/maximized, on the correct monitor).

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Post by Shiny Days » Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:56 pm

haplo wrote:I saw that too, definitely not that. when I click on it on the taskbar, it always re-appears exactly where I last closed it (position, windowed/maximized, on the correct monitor).
rather than use your keyboard shortcut, which is defective, what if you just pinned vivaldi to the taskbar, and then just windows key plus whatever number from the left it is

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Post by haplo » Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:32 pm

Shiny Days wrote:
haplo wrote:I saw that too, definitely not that. when I click on it on the taskbar, it always re-appears exactly where I last closed it (position, windowed/maximized, on the correct monitor).
rather than use your keyboard shortcut, which is defective, what if you just pinned vivaldi to the taskbar, and then just windows key plus whatever number from the left it is
hm, I didn't know that existed. it does seem to work. weird though that it worked on my old pc with the same keyboard

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Post by Shiny Days » Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:58 pm

haplo wrote:hm, I didn't know that existed. it does seem to work. weird though that it worked on my old pc with the same keyboard
pcs, right? what keyboard is it? there's of course like a million different things that we could try, like, uh, maybe reinstalling vivaldi? sort of high effort there and i wouldnt recommend it. just thinking it could be, like, a registry key that's fucked up for launch options you know? if that even exists. i'm just drumming up ideas. and if it does, it might not even get uh deleted by an uninstall. you could use ccleaner to get rid of the orphaned registry lines, though. i guess

it's very weird that it just happens at dekstop too, like whats causing that. why would the parameters there be different. i guess something else could be stealing focus? i actually saw a guy say that every program starts minimized because an epson printer thing that runs in the background steals focus, despite not actually having a program to show. there is a focus logger program but it looks like you can only download it from softpedia and hand gestures

oh i guess you could use focus.exe:

https://www.happydroid.com/focus

edit - there's a guy complaining about this as recently as five months ago actually

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Post by haplo » Sat Apr 24, 2021 11:33 pm

not really looking for answers anymore, but just to make it more fun, if I set one of the programmable keys on my keyboard (MS ergonomic 4000) to open vivaldi it works fine - so it's specifically only the web browser key

also I don't have to maximize the window or anything to get it to re-appear, I just have to focus anything other than the desktop background. so I can click on the taskbar and the browser will appear

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Post by Crunchums » Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:12 am

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Re: Google makes everything worse

Post by Shiny Days » Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:37 am

ah, the coffee stain

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Post by Skeletor » Thu May 13, 2021 8:48 pm

Supposedly my windows pc has bluetooth hardware but I've never used it for anything. Trying to connect my airpods to it and getting nothing. I've connected them to my windows laptop before so I don't think they're the problem. rt plz
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Post by Shiny Days » Thu May 13, 2021 10:59 pm

Skeletor wrote:Supposedly my windows pc has bluetooth hardware but I've never used it for anything. Trying to connect my airpods to it and getting nothing. I've connected them to my windows laptop before so I don't think they're the problem. rt plz
connecting your blue tooth to it how? bluetooth and other devices in settings, on, "now discoverable as"? if you've gotten that far and it isnt working, then i would recommend turning bluetooth off on your phone so that it's not just connecting to that every time it turns on

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Post by Skeletor » Thu May 13, 2021 11:28 pm

I wondered if the phone was interfering somehow too, even though it worked on my laptop, and I tried with the phone off. Doesn't really make sense anyway 'cause you have to put them in pairing mode, the pc just can't find them when searching for bluetooth devices. My laptop can, so it really seems like a problem on the pc. Everything I found said to reinstall bluetooth drivers, which, ok, I tried that. I should figure out if I own some other bluetooth device to try to connect to it
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Post by Shiny Days » Thu May 13, 2021 11:57 pm

i thought maybe they'd pair weirdly with windows, but looking at all the guides it's the same thing as anything else.

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Re: Google makes everything worse

Post by Shiny Days » Sun May 16, 2021 9:31 pm

discord changed their logo and someone actually got paid for it


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Re: Google makes everything worse

Post by haplo » Sun May 16, 2021 9:48 pm

wow I didn't see that when they first announced it. what were they thinking

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Post by haplo » Wed May 19, 2021 6:14 pm

I got a Threadripper 3995 machine at work, feels good. There's so many cores that the Task Manager can't even display the utilization graph for each of them, it just has a box with the % in it.

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Shiny Days wrote:
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Song really getting a renaissance these past few years
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haplo wrote:
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I got a Threadripper 3995 machine at work, feels good
this is what I use to post

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Post by the_zoomies » Wed May 26, 2021 5:29 pm

Fiiiinally
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Post by Khaos » Wed May 26, 2021 6:03 pm

almost got me (you missed a spot)

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Post by Ashenai » Wed May 26, 2021 6:19 pm

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Re: Google makes everything worse

Post by Skeletor » Wed May 26, 2021 11:46 pm

Yeah, I fuckin' love SIDs too
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