Hobbies

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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Some Space in the Attic

The BLOG for “The Hobbyist Machine Shop” has lived with it own private URL (http://thmsblog.com) since conception. It always was a bit extravagant for it to have a private domain. I was young and reckless in those days and new domain registrations were cheap. Now retired, I look for more conservative ways to do things. A blog for “The hobbyist Machine Store” should live in a sub-domain of “The Hobbyist Machine Store”. It does not...

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