Computer/Software

Dirty SOCKS again

I thought the problem was solved. This problem: MacOS Localhost:8080 SOCKS Proxy Issue The issue came back. My MAC mini started having browser connection problems again. At first I thought I had a router issue, the actual hardware router itself. Because I was also having SAMBA problems as the MAC also lost connection with my NAS (Network Accessible Server). Websites we’re taking forever to connect and the NAS couldn’t be found.  Then I remembered the...

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Oh-No! More NUC

The Logitech Unifying USB module (dongle) may be the culprit in my NUC freeze up problems. I have moved the tiny module away from the computer and the through-the-case USB ports using a USB extension cable. I have done this with both of my NUC computers. I do not know the actual cause of issues within the Logitech module. Internet speculations suggest it may be some harmonic problem with the new higher speed USB3 ports...

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NUC, NUC… Who’s There?

Yeah, another post about my NUC10. I discovered a new system software update for my Intel NUC10. I occasionally wander to the Intel website and do a systems upgrade check. The Intel NUC has a website: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/intel-driver-support-assistant.html  It will test the NUC real time and advise and provide proper updates for the machine that is asking. Very cool, IMHO. I have posted the paragraph above in a previous article. My NUC10 has continued doing its...

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Can’t Stand the Heat?

The Intel NUC has been having “fainting” spells. Lots of write up about the problem in the Intel NUC forums and elsewhere on the internet. No one has the cause so therefore no solution. It is a random but re-occurring act. I thought it might be the new embedded Linux feature. I disabled that feature but it has not proven to have been a contributing cause. Just about every component and accessory has been questioned....

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