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Apache pdf page redirects with special charecters.

I need to redirect an old pdf to a new site in which the source page has %28 and %29 which means '(' and ')' respectively. I need to escape the same. How could I redirect this pdf to new site?
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Use native resolution with stadard VGA driver

Can't use native NVidia driver because of this MAC hardware bug - always crashing: http://oleb.net/blog/2012/05/15-inch-mbp-mid-2010-crashing-to-black-screen/ ...
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install latest gcc on rhel 6 x86_64

I have an RHEL 6 server with gcc version 4.4.7. I wanted to update the gcc version (I think the current one is 4.8). Yum update doesn't work. Also, SO answers for a similar question on CentOS does not ...
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Network Issues using Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Chromebook 14, which now allows me to switch back and forth between Chrome OS and Ubuntu. I had no issues browsing in Ubuntu a few days ago. This morning, ...
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Different behaviours of Gnome Screensaver

When locking the screen using gnome-screensaver-command --lock (assuming that gnome-screensaver is running): If the session is Gnome, it shows a blue screen with a very large clock. If the session ...
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How to set four virtual desktops in Windows 8.1 like Ubuntu?

I have started use Windows 8.1. I want to use four desktops like Ubuntu. It is possible?
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Virtual Box is causing Windows' status tray icon to inaccurately report connectivity status

I recently installed Virtual Box 4.3.10 on my Windows 7 box. Since then, the system tray's network icon appears as if I am disconnected from WiFi when I am actually connected. I was able to isolate ...
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Can't auto connect to samba drive on login?

I have a old PC running Ubuntu server with samba and for some reason, my mac cannot connect to it automatically on login. I added the volume to the login items in system preferences but every time I ...
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Emacs — how to press C-d in Eshell to exit cat file creation

How do I use the Control key while using Eshell to send that command to the remote server -- e.g., when creating a cat file and I need to press Control+d to save and exit, or when using Nano edit and ...
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Firewall not shutting off under Mac OSX 10.9

I'm trying to host a web site for testing on my local network using Nginx installed from brew. I've turned off my firewall to allow the port (I've tried both 80 and 8080) to be be accessed freely. Yet ...
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Can't install Texlive on Mageia

I've just installed Mageia 4 on my laptop, and am trying to get Texlive installed. However, I can't seem to find it in the graphical package manager, even though when I search the rpm repositories, I ...
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Would a longer PATH environment variable slow down a system?

In Windows 7, will a long system PATH environment variable slow down the system in any noticeable/tangible way? My system PATH variable is 45-entries deep. I have an i7 930 @ 4.2GHz, but out of ...
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OS X / Windows bootcamp, Wi-Fi drops on OS X only

While I know there can be a vast sea of different explanations to this matter, I am trying to figure out why my Wi-Fi keeps dropping on OS X but not on my Windows(bootcamp)-partition. Symptoms: - I ...
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Does always pushing a computer hard affect its life?

I usually push my computers very hard. I generally have very high CPU (generally 80-100%), RAM and Disk usage whenever I use it. I often have lots of tabs open and run intensive programs. I have done ...
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1answer
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ZFS on top of LUKS partitions

I have weird problem I cannot quite explain. I have three hard disks. One is the root disk sda, and then there are two more, namely sdb and sdc. The latter have two LUKS partitions sdb1 and sdc1 and ...
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Restore automatic bootup of Windows 8 in UEFI

My Acer AMD laptop came bundled with Windows 8 in UEFI. Since day 1, an upgrade to win8.1 never worked, regardless of update attempts. Nevermind that. The state it's in now is that every boot stops ...
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Move Win8.1 to a seperate SSD drive on a dual boot WIn7/Win8 system

I currently have a dual boot system set-up Win 7 and Win 8.1, each in its own partition on an HDD drive. I acquired an SSD drive and would like to transfer the Win 8.1 system to it and when finished ...
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Handling black text in a dark terminal colour scheme

I tweaked my colours in iTerm (though the specific terminal application I use is not relevant). I chose a dark background colour, and defined red, green, yellow, etc. All was well until I ran npm ...
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How do we get the “added” date of a torrent file?

How can we get the actual date/time that a torrent file was added? In the uTorrent client, only an estimate of "2 months" is shown:
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FFmpeg/Avconv: Scaling Filter “Error when evaluating the expression”

I'm trying to scale a video with FFmpeg with the following command: ffmpeg -i input.jpg -vf scale="'if(gt(a,4/3),320,-1)':'if(gt(a,4/3),-1,240)'" output_320x240_boxed.png This is taken verbatim ...
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1answer
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How to make thunderbird store all mail locally for IMAP accounts but not indexing all for search

In Thunderbird the global gloda search is connected to the selection of downloaded/syncronized folders of the IMAP accounts in the Offline-settings. Is it possible somehow, that Thunderbirds ...
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Monitor with colored vertical lines

Well, I have a problem in the notebook: HP Pavilion dv5-1235dx MANY colored vertical lines on the screen blocking the view, already updated BIOS, downloaded drivers and nothing. Can anyone tell ...
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Can't open hostname/phpmyadmin

Issue:When I try to browse to my server's hostname/phpmyadmin I get a local ISP error that "This URL was invalid." I can connect to my server's static IP and get the Apache web splash page to verify ...
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How to boot Linux with extlinux

Anyone knows how to boot Linux with extlinux? I've exhausted my google search but still unable to figure out what's the proper way to setup extlinux to boot Linux. All hits that I found talk about ...
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CANopen to usb?

OK i have one of these: http://nikivita.com/website/datasheets/t40.2055gb.pdf that outputs a CANopen signal. What is the best way to get the data via a USB port on my computer can I just wire the ...
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Coloring of collapsed threads in mutt

I'm trying to figure out the syntax of colouring collapsed threads in the mutt index. The documentation for mutt patterns doesn't seem to include a description of how this works, and so far I've been ...
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CygWin: How can I know what packages need (are pending) to be upgraded?

If I do on the installer directory of CygWin: setup-x86.exe --root c:\CygWin --upgrade-also -q I get all (or so it seems) the packages upgraded from the last internet repository I used ...
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Is overheating actually a risk for hardware now, with all the internal safeguards now present?

Most computers now have safety things that turn them off if they get too hot (for example, according to the Intel website, my Intel T4400's T Junction is 105 degrees C). With most internal safeguards ...
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Why has my Battery Icon stopped updating in Linux?

I noticed something funky happening over the past week. My battery icon stopped updating. For a more specific definition, here's the expected and current behavior in detail: Expected Behavior ...
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0answers
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Android-style messagebox for symbian 40 [on hold]

Someone I know is searching for a phone with a simple keypad (only numbers). On its own that doesn't seem like a hard thing at all. The only catch is that the person in question wants to see the sms ...
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1answer
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Sync between chrome extensions

do you know any way how to synchronize DATA from chrome extensions between 2 computers? (Windows and Ubuntu) I know there is option to synchronize bookmarks and extensions (it works), but DATA from ...
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What is that white stuff in an air duster can? [on hold]

2 questions really here: When you turn an air duster can upside down (or sideways, so it is vertical), white powder comes out, and sticks to the stuff I am cleaning. What is this, and is it harmful ...
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1answer
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Why can't PCIe devices share lanes?

On older chip-sets it was not possible to have a dedicated graphics card in the PEG slot and have the Integrated Graphics Device (IGD) enabled at the same time. After looking online I found this was ...
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1answer
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The extreme-flat theme for Ubuntu 14.04

I saw a extreme-flat theme for Ubuntu 14.04 somewhere. Can anybody tell me how can I install this theme?
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1answer
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How do I turn off safe mode while it also blocks me from logging in with a domain account?

There is a machine that we log in to with only windows domain user accounts that can be used across different machines on our network. I tried to restart into safe mode using msconfig without ...
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0answers
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How to install Debian GNU/Linux without Removing Windows or Formating

I want to install debian on my computer, and I already have Windows on it. Is there any way i can install Debian on a partition without removing what's in it or formatting? I can't get past the setup, ...
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1answer
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How to deal with integrated graphics driver bundled with chipset driver

I am preparing to do a fresh install of Windows 7 and I noticed a potential problem with the chipset driver. My motherboard: GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev. 1.0) ...
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Alternative DOI resolvers besides dx.doi.org?

http://dx.doi.org/ is frequently slow for me. Are there any alternative DOI resolvers? thanks
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“Recipient address rejected: User unknown in virtual mailbox table” when sending an email to just one address

I have a server using Paralells 11.09 on a Centos 6 server, and my email account is hosted on there. About 2 weeks ago while emailing a client I received the following message from Evolution (my email ...
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Flash plugin “unresponsive” if application is in fullscreen

if I have a website with anything flash open, and I open another application such as Powder toy, VLC, etc in Fullscreen mode, Firefox will rudely minimize the application to tell me "the flash plugin ...
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Could a missing blade of a fan result in hardware failure

I'm using an example that I have just encountered, but it involves a more general question regarding computer hardware and airflow. For some reason my NVIDIA 9800 GT fried, I've actually no idea why. ...
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LG flatron w1934s monitors go black

I have 3 LG flatron w1934s monitors, and none of them actually work. The first one turns on for a few seconds (record: half minute), but the whole screen is blueish. Then it goes black, and doesn't ...
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1answer
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“Show in Finder” switches Desktops

Here's an odd problem I noticed with Chrome and the Finder. I'm new to OS X so I'm not really sure if this is a bug, or there is some setting that may fix it. Select Assign To..None for the Finder ...
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Firefox: sorting of addons>extensions menu 'by date'

Is it a way that in the add-ons>extensions menu of the Mozilla Firefox, the sorting of the addons be 'by date' (I mean by the date of installation) instead of 'by name'. A solution without ...
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open-source and the job market [on hold]

There are so many wonderful open-source programs out there (not even to mention free cloud-based apps) that one wonders why anybody would buy proprietary software. And with some of the best ...
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0answers
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Opening port 8080 on Windows firewall

I am not sure if I am just missing a trick here and it will be something rather simple, or if I am trying to do something that just isn't going to work.. Anyway, I have an asp.net site and I am using ...
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How to turn a local account into outlook account in windows 8.1?

I've a local account on my system and I wanna turn this account into outlook account. I know I can simply create another account and change it to outlook account, But my current account contains lots ...
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1answer
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Load a picture from one inserted ActiveX Image to another - VBA Excel

I got a set of named pictures on an Excel sheet, created by the "Insert" button in development tag, and from the section "ActiveX controls" from the "Insert" button. What I want is, when I click on ...
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0answers
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Double login icons Windows 8.0 and 8.1

I had Windows 7 Ultimate with 3 users upgraded to Windows 8.0 Ultimate activated and then updated to Windows 8.1 Ultimate, successfull without loosing any programm. At my logon screen I see each users ...
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1answer
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Unsure from where to download chipset drivers

I am about to do a fresh install of Windows 7 and I have identified almost all drivers I'm going to need. The only driver I'm unsure about is the chipset driver. My motherboard: GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev. ...

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