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How do I virtualize my windows drive in ubuntu?

I am running a dual boot system. In parallels on my mac, I am able to view my bootcamp partition live in a virtual machine. Is there a tool to do this in ubuntu?
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Windows won't see new drives

I've had this happen to me multiple times over the years, both XP and Win 7 yet I can't find any mention of it on the web: Something gets messed up in Windows and it gets picky about seeing mass ...
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MacBook Pro for CS major

I will be a Computer Science major this fall. I need a laptop and I was looking at the MacBook Pro with a dual core i5, 8GB RAM, Intel Iris graphics and a 13.3" Retina display. I am interested in ...
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EBay item: Is this SSD about to die or should I keep it?

I bought this 80GB used Intel SSDSA2M080G2GN for $42 shipping included. I would like to know if I should keep it, it says it has already written 31.69TB Intel guarantees them to work until 35TB so ...
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what does “<>” exactly mean in “echo <> temp.txt”?

Although I asked before about <> in cat, I still can not understand the <> in "cat <> temp.txt" very well. Therefore, I ask another "<> in echo". I hope there is someone who can explain. ...
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The Vim documentation illustrates a “wrong way” to add comments to HTML. What's wrong with it?

The "syntax.txt" chapter in the official Vim documentation says: HTML comments are rather special (see an HTML reference document for the details), and the syntax coloring scheme will highlight all ...
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Setting hardware clock on Dell BIOS

In an attempt to reset the BIOS and set a new admin username and password; I took out the CMOS battery, held the power button for 20 seconds, then put the battery back in. The system worked fine ...
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Mac 10.8 Root Enabled But Won't Log In

Mac's (generally 10.8) on my network are bound to my AD domain. This works fine. Most Mac desktops have network mounted home directories. Not sure if this is relevant. I need to enable root and log ...
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Google Chrome freezes using IPv6

I've got a bit of a problem with Google Chrome. A few weeks ago I switched to another ISP that offered IPv6. Since then Chrome is randomly freezing when accessing certain websites (freezing as in "not ...
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How do I prevent my bluetooth headphones from waking my computer from standby?

I have a pair of Bluetooth 4.0 headphones which are paired with both my laptop and my desktop. As soon as I power on the headphones, they will wake any paired device from standby. So if I have my ...
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Broadcast a WiFi signal that comes from a different network interface

On Mac OS X, you can choose an option in the WiFi menu to create a network and become a relay the ethernet interface. I want to do something similar, but instead of relaying the ethernet interface, I ...
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How to reclaim free space after attempting to resize Windows partition with GParted

This is on an OS X Macbook Air with a Boot Camp partition I had a working Win7 boot camp partition that was too small. Being lazy, I googled how to resize it and got a guide for GParted. I ...
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Do i need to manage cpu threading ?

I have asked this elsewhere on stackexchange and was referred to here. I have a rather frustrating issue when im using windows, when running foobar media player the music is flowing and things are ...
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How to setup an array to capture output from ffmpeg volumedetect command

If you query a media file using a command such as ffmpeg -i amediafile.mp4 -af "volumedetect" -f null /dev/null you get output including.... [Parsed_volumedetect_0 @ 0x181d0a0] n_samples: ...
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What is the difference between a virtual server and a server running on a virtual machine?

What's the difference between a virtual server, and a virtual machine running a server, and a server (with one plain old OS installed) running multiple server services? In most places I've worked the ...
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How can I rate or tag files that aren't images in Windows 7?

In Windows 7 it is possible to rate images or tag Word-files. Since I'm reading a lot on my computer, I would like to mark PDF-files I've already read. The image-rating-option would be great and so ...
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Why is the right-click menu on the taskbar missing for some icons?

This has happened to me once before. I attempted to pin Eclipse (Java IDE) to the taskbar, and for some reason there are now 2 icons there. Neither of them have a right-click menu, so I cannot remove ...
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Removed VirtualBox DHCP still offers addresses. Why? How can I make it stop?

I have VirtualBox installed on a Windows 8 host. I was using the VirtualBox DHCP server for a while, but now I'm trying to switch over to a DHCP server installed on one of the guests. The VirtualBox ...
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Remove Right Click Area on Lenovo ThinkPad W540

The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 does away with dedicated buttons for the trackpad and instead the whole trackpad area is clickable. The lack of any buttons to feel, coupled with the fact that trackpad is ...
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0answers
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GPU is running at a high temperature even after cleaning it with a compressed air can?

So before cleaning my computer, my GPU ran at a temperature between 90 and 100 degrees Celsius. Now that I cleaned my computer with a compressed air can, my GPU is running at a temperature of 86 ...
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0answers
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Firefox runs the compatability checker each start up

I'm using Firefox 31 and every time I open it, it starts checking compatability with addons, and when it finishes it sends me to release notes pages of different add ons, like NoScript's. It acts as ...
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Ruby CGI scripts and Apache

I have two legacy legacy Ruby CGI scripts that was developed by someone in 1990. It used to be on a HP-UX server, and years ago, they removed the server. What is left are two Ruby CGI scripts that is ...
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1answer
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How to configure Google Eearth to show latest imagery?

Each time I use Google Earth and I want to see for instance New York City the program shows images from 2011, but those aren't the latest images because I can click the Historical Images Button to ...
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1answer
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How can I cause vim to copy text to GNU screen's clipboard buffer?

I want to yank text with a command to vim and have it end up in screen's clipboard where it can be pasted to a different application via ^A] later. vim needs to do the copying (not screen's copy mode) ...
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How to batch compress images with Imagemagick or similar command or program in Linux

I recently learned about the convert command from imagemagick which I have used to compress many pictures that I have for personal use, and for a blog that I have. In my experience, Imagemagick is the ...
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why do I need “-t” option with Tectia sshg3 client and pbrun command

I'm using tectia ssh client for windows (from the command line) sshg3.exe to log in and run a command to get power broker user/account: sshg3 [options...] profile | [user@] host [#port] [command] ...
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Windows 8 Audio Changes Default Playback Device or Stops Playing Audio

I have a Sony Vaio SVT15115CXS laptop running Windows 8 64-bit. I've recently noticed a strange audio issue. At seemingly random times, the audio may switch from the default playback device (laptop ...
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1answer
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How to detect the presence of network devices without assigning an IP address

I want to be able to detect if a certain device with a given MAC address is on the network, without requiring that the testing device's interface has an IP address at all. One way I could do it is by ...
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0answers
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I have LOTS of TAP-Win32 Adapter OAS and TAP-Windows Adapter V9

What are these, and what are they used for; how do I get rid of this? Because I haven't got OpenVPN or any other VPN-client installed on my computer (to my knowledge). I am not sure but I thing this ...
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1answer
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“the drive or network connection the shortcut 'SITE.dwg.lnk' refers to is unavailable”

My computer got infected and in repairing it had to back up my files, clean the hard drive and reload the files. In the process some of my autocad .dwg files have been corrupted. When I do a search of ...
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Windows 8 Calendar App - Google Calendar Sync (Post Exchange Active Sync Depreciation)

As per Google's Exchange Active Sync (EAS) depreciation in 2013, Microsoft's Windows 8 Calendar app cannot two way sync. Is there a non-third party to re-enable two way sync? Goals: Get this system ...
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School Bell with Digium Switchvox

Wondering if anyone has a script or suggestion on how to setup a School Bell with VoiP phones. Basically I'd like to setup a schedule to call every phone in a group, switch to speaker, and play a ...
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How to rm -rf a directory that's “hard to kill”?

I want to sudo rm -rf a directory, it was a chrooted jail. I already did everything I know of: umount everything in there netns -k the directory ps amx kill everything involving the directory ...
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Is there a self-hosted alternative to IFTTT? [on hold]

I set up Square to email me receipts whenever I buy a mocha from a coffee stand next to my office. I'm also tracking calories using MyFitnessPal. I think it would be awesome if I could set up an ...
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Create simple GUI applications on Windows [on hold]

What tools can I learn quickly to be able to create simple GUI apps on Windows 7 that could take in some user values and run parametrized scripts (say a .cmd file with %1, %2 etc) While I do ...
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1answer
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What driver sends auto adjust information to a monitor?

What driver provides an external monitor with how it should auto adjust? I've noticed with a few Lenovo branded monitors (thinkvision L1711pC and below), new generation Lenovo laptops (specifically ...
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0answers
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Playing AVI Embedded in Powerpoint on a Mac

I had a look at this site for a solution for my particular situation but was unable to find any that are specifically on point. I have a Powerpoint presentation originally created using an older ...
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Two users on Windows 7 connected to different networks?

I happen to need to use a VPN, but also need my local connection. I can't connect to these two together though, as I need just some software to run on the VPN, while the rest of it must not. I tried ...
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1answer
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Install Windows 8 to last partition on drive

I have a laptop with Ubuntu installed. I wanted to Dual boot Windows 8, but i came across a problem. My drive is partition as follows Drive 0 Partition 1 27.9gb 0.0MB free Logical //my root ...
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Connecting a bridge to CenturyLink Router actiontec c1000a

I don't get to do a lot of networking, but I'm starting to get into it more for family projects mostly. This would likely apply to multiple different routers provided by CenturyLink or Qwest. Right ...
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Is there any program for getting the window switching style of mac in ubuntu 14.04? [on hold]

I want to get the style of switching tabs and windows like mac in ubuntu 14.04. Thanks in advance..!!
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Sometimes no sound over headphone jack on Dell E6530 on Windows 8.1

I have a Dell E6530 Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 Bit and the newest sound driver installed (IDT 92HD93 High-Definition Audio Driver 3330_Audio_Driver_C6HVR_WN_1.0.6491.0_A08). Sometimes after booting I ...
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0answers
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New data always goes behind the $MFT zone

How can achieve the newly written data to be placed before MFT ? HDD : WD 640GB 7200 32MB SATA II Black OS : WIndows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 File system : NTFS Cluster Size : 4 KB ...
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0answers
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Linux Mint - local access but no internet

I am able to see the windows computers on my network and access the shared folders on them. I can no longer remote into my OpenVPN and cannot access the internet. For about the first 30 seconds after ...
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1answer
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Create New Spreadsheet of data from many Excel workbooks

In retrospect, this is an issue of data-collection, but I want to see if there is an easy way to do it without doing each file. I have about 350 separate Excel workbooks. Each workbook has a bit of ...
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Connect to Windows Server 2012 Essentials without creating new user login for Windows

Is it possible to connect to a Windows Server 2012 Essentials without having to create a new user login for windows? I want to just take someones Windows 8 machine and connect it to the server to ...
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0answers
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Matching a Date Conditional on its Distance to Another Date

I have a set of names and datetimes on two sheets. One sheet we'll call LargerSheet and the other we'll call Sheet1. On LargerSheet each name has multiple datetimes associated with it. On Sheet1 ...
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1answer
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SublimeText - Ubuntu 14.04 (Radeon 8650) - Very slow performance

I've been using Sublime for a couple of years now and it's been fine until a couple of days back, when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on a AMD APU A10 machine. I was using 12.04 on a Core i3 processor ...
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0answers
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Asus Sonicmaster subwoofer does not work at all

I have a new laptop ASUS N76V and I have a Sonicmaster subwoofer. I connected it, but no sound or bass is coming out from it. Whar could be the reason? I've been searching for a solution for 2 days ...
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What tools and language does this task require [on hold]

There's a site that has a dictionary, that when upon entering a word in English, you get it back in other language format. Now, I have about 10000 English words, which I like to match against the ...

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