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DDOS on port 443?

Recently my friend asked me whether his network is secure because he is setting up a game server on port XXX. I opened up Nmap on my linux machine and found port 443 opened. I tried to access ...
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How does server get notified about the http request?

I have a basic understanding of how http works. I understand the client(web broswer) makes a request and server responds back to the request. However, the thing I don't understand is how does a web ...
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How to recover data from overwritten NTFS partition?

curious situation here. NTFS partition on my SSD (with Win8) got corrupted and became unbootable and inaccessible even if connected the drive into a different computer. However when I deleted the ...
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Setting up User accounts on a new IMac such that all users can access the same basic file system

I am in the process of setting up a new iMac and would like a suggestion or two on the above. 1) My Account would be admin. (this would also be the dev environment) 2) A Guest account for the whole ...
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Just how fast is VIA's Padlock?

CPU manufacturer VIA has added AES acceleration to their C7 line of CPUs (I suppose Intel/AMD have with their newer CPUs as well). I'm wanting to build a matched pair of routers connected over a ...
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Shrink RAID by removing a disk?

I have a Synology NAS with 12 bays. Initially, we decided to allocate all 12 disks for a single RAID-6 volume, but now we would like to shrink the volume to use only 10 disks and assign two HDDs as ...
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What is VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service)

I read about VSS here. According to the article , VSS takes a backup of the entire volume. Where does this backup of the Volume get stored ? If its on the volume itself then its pretty unsafe right ? ...
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How is “Transcend microSDXC UHS-I Premium 64GB Class 10 Memory Card” for my Asus tablet?

I need memory card for my tablet "Asus fonepad7 ME372CG". To know about different cards available, I surfed the net. The below mentioned sites were very helpful. memory cards 1 memory cards 2 The ...
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Postfix 'No route to host' even when port is set to 2525

All I want to be able to do is send email from my ubuntu server, I do not need to receive. Whenever I attempt to send an email to an outside domain such as gmail, the email never resolves and it stays ...
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Stupidly Huge .pdf File

so I have a user that's trying to open a template .pdf file that she has reportedly been able to open and make changes to many times before, only this time she reported that it's ...
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Why apt-get stops without showing any error?

I am trying this command sudo apt-get install fenics/testing Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done It is supposed to install fenics with ...
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How to connect to mysql database on a remote server behind a vpn requiring an ssh tunnel from another remote server using php?

I need to connect to a mysql database with php from a remote server. The mysql database is on another server owned by me. On the mysql server, the only permissions I have is to read and do database ...
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Adding module to existing Qt5 installation from source

I have an existing Qt5.3.2 installation from tar.gz source files. When attempting to compile VTK, which has optional Qt{4,5} interface, I was informed I don't have QtWebKitWidgets by ccmake. I don't ...
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Can't find how to reset my laptop

My laptop's hard drive got broken, so I bought a new one and plugged it in and all. I'm trying to reinstall the OS from a USB recovery disk I made when I first got the laptop (Toshiba Satellite, ...
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Vim syntax highlighting problems with Haskell

Normally vim is very good with syntax highlighting, it hasn't given me any problems with HTML, Javascript, Python, etc., but now I'm using Haskell and it doesn't want to cooperate. Here's what it ...
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How to kill a continuous process started from rc.local?

I'm working on a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian (Debian-based) OS. For testing I added such a command in /etc/rc.local: python /home/pi/test.py It works fine starting this script. But the problem is ...
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Installing Asus Z97-A Motherboard : POST Error with CPU power cable connected

shoud we connect the CPU 8 pin connector to motherboard or not ? setting up a new motherboard and withough the CPU power the processfor fan moves but as soon as CPU power cable is connected, it doesnt ...
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AMD CPU fan bracket keeps breaking

I have a strange problem. The CPU fan mounting bracket on my AM2+ mobo keeps breaking. The first time happened about 6 months ago and the CPU fan had not been touched in about 2 years. Since then I ...
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How to Move Excel Drawing Tools DIagrams between Excel and Specialist Drawing Packages?

I have to create an object-based image in an Excel 2007 workbook. Currently, I'm using the Excel Drawing tools... but I find them slow to use and not very precise. I've only used a few graphics ...
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In Sublime Text 3, how to use the search/replace “flags”?

In Sublime Text 3 (on Windows), I'm trying to replace text. The respective panel (see screenshot, highlighted parts, too) allows one to turn on or off several search/replace flags. I am trying to ...
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server randomly becoming unresponsive

I've been having a sporadic issue that seems to occur completely at random with one of our Ubuntu servers. The server will randomly decide to stop responding to connections on all services (SSH, HTTP, ...
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What is the difference between rcl and beta5

I was reading a apt package managing tutorial and came across the acronym RCL. What does it stand for? Thank you!
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tar reverse of '--to-command', or: compressing tar entries individually, or: tar with plenty of large files

I would like to create tar gzip archive, but do it the reverse manner of what is most commonly done -- have the files in the archive be compressed individually rather than compress the entire archive: ...
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visual studio 2012 debugger doesn't work

My visual studio 2012 had stopped showing debugger exceptions. I mean this dialog that shows me exact exception and line: http://i.msdn.microsoft.com/dynimg/IC286574.jpg. In example if I run ...
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In Git-annex, what does “disable/enable expiry after X days” mean?

Git-annex assistant configuration has an item saying "disable/enable expiry after X days". What does it mean? Am I the only one confused by this?
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windows8 windows explorer automatically change its view mode to “detail” and sort by “name”

windows8 windows explorer automatically change its view mode to "detail" and sort by "name" automatically every once in a while, this happens only in my download folder which is placed in the default ...
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Manual proxy setup won't uncheck

whenever I uncheck use a proxy server and check automatically detect settings, it just checks it back again. I'm running windows 8.1 on a toshiba laptop. I tried doing the same thing but in the pc's ...
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Protect certain files from being modified or deleted

I'm trying to expand my knowledge of Linux security and one thing I'm looking for is protecting select directories and files from modification, deletion, or alteration of attributes. I understand that ...
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Batch is starting to fast after reboot

So i have batch1 as this REG ADD HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce /V 2 /D "%~d0\bat\batch2.bat /f and then i reboot computer (windows8) and batch2 starts. It seems like the ...
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How to add a drop down list in Excel

I need to add a drop down list of Profit margin figures (namely 8.5%, 10% and 12.5%) against each inventory item as shown below but I can't find out how to do it Code Product Cost ...
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Outlook Scheduled E-Mail

How can one set up a scheduled e-mail via VBA to send from one of multiple sender accounts mapped to an outlook client? The post on "scheduled nad recurring email in Outlook?' describes how to do this ...
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Sorting folders in Windows Explorer?

I'd want to know how to ensure that all my folders will be sorted and displayed on top of all the files in Windows Explorer
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file deletion win 7 pro

on win 7 pro, have a old hd as external drive. if i restart the computer w/ ext.hd plugged in it shows dos screen for safe mode. figured it is because old c: drive { now g: drive } has windows on it ...
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How to add local policy “Log on as a batch job” to Windows 8 registry via regedit?

I think it should be somewhere in HKLM/SOFTWARE/Policies/Microsoft/Windows but don't know exact path, variable and value. Please advise.
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USB drivers for an ASUS M5 A78L USB3 motherboard

My three year old 64 bit Windows 7 PC has an ASUS M5 A78L USB3 motherboard with two USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports. I used the Driver Booster app to bring my drivers up to date. The result was ...
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Knife commands in chef is not working

my knife config was working. Chef server was updated to a newer version. the pem files match and the knife config should be correct. But when I run any knife command..for example knife user list ...
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Booting to liveCD with MacBook Pro 2,2

I am trying to install any modern Linux version on an old MBP 2,2 from about 2006. Previously I had Crunchbang Statler (basically Debian 6 w/Openbox). I am having no luck getting either a liveCD or ...
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Server drives gives input/output error when formatting in Fedora

I am at a total loss as to why this is happening. I have tried everything I can think of. I am trying to format a drive in Fedora to use in the server. Every time I try to format it I get a ...
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Can't remove a line or border in Word 2013

How can I remove this border or line from Ms Word I can't recall how it got there in the first place, or what it is. And I can't see a borders button in Word 2013. (I see a borders dialog box under ...
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Using “Outlook:// Protocol”, Open Current Instance of Outlook, not New Instance

Background I'm building an Excel webapp using the Javascript API for Office, and in the webapp I have links to MS Outlook using the Outlook Protocol. Example link: <a ...
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Complex referencing in excel

I am trying to create a sheet in excel that will have a complex referencing system and need help. It is a rota and one sheet will contain the rota for a given week, the other sheet has the 'master ...
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How to configure WAMP with a DocumentRoot on a mapped network drive?

I'm trying to set up WAMP server on a local machine so a PHP script on a mapped network drive can be executed, either from the local machine or from any other machine that's also mapped to that drive. ...
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Router reboot necessary

I apologize for not really being a super-user but I found that information on this site came closest to describing similar problems. I sometimes find that the router will allow google search ...
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I'm using VMWare Player to run Ubuntu 14.04 on a Windows 8 Host and the 3d acceleration checkbox for the VM is disabled

Ubuntu 14.04 is usable, but noticeably slower in the Unity interface, apparently due to lack of hardware 3d acceleration, and I see in the VM settings that there is a checkbox to enable hardware 3d ...
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Php-cgi Server Load high Every Single Visit

I Get Big Big Problem I Am Using Virtual-min in My Dedicated Server My Server Configuration IS Intel Xeon E3-1230 3.20Ghz RAM:8GB Bandwidth:1Gbps I Am Using Varnish And NGINX I See Carefully ...
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How to create new localhost interface in Windows?

In *unix you can write: sudo ifconfig lo0 127.0.2.1 up But how to do this command line in Windows?
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Change value color in a specific column/row/cell if not equal to another specific column/row/cell

I have column A and column B. Column B's rows contain one of the values A, B, C, or D. The user needs input in column A any change to the value in column B. If there is no change, or the value is the ...
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Setting up dd-wrt router as extender when primary router has username and password authentication

I am trying to extend my wifi using a dd-wrt router as an extender. The problem I'm having is that my primary wifi is authenticated with a username and a password. As far as I can see the dd-wrt ...
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Doskey Variable Expansion

I'm thinking the answer to this question is no, but it shouldn't be. From the command prompt normally, the following (as an example): C:\> FOR %I IN (*) DO ECHO %~xI would give me the ...
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1Password for Mac - pricing

I am just starting to look into 1Password for password management and I am already confused. Why is the app $35 to download from the Mac App Store yet it is a free download for Mac on their website? ...

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