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Inexplicable presence of certain books in Kindle app

I currently use the Amazon Kindle app on my old PC, MacBook, iPad, and Android phone. I originally began using Amazon's Kindle services on my 2nd gen Kindle several years ago. The quandary I'm ...
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Amazon Cloud Reader – Download or Print

I purchased a book in Amazon and it added it to the kindle cloud. The cloud reader application was installed in Chrome running on Ubuntu. I downloaded the book for offline reading. My questions are ...
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How to change a cover icon for a PDF in Amazon Kindle Paperwhite [closed]

I'm an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G user. I have in my collection both, ebooks from Amazon Store, and lectures/books in PDF format from 3rd parties. When my Kindle is in "Cover view", there are many ...
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Some Chrome Extension Redirects me to Malicious Sites When Amazon.com is Accessed

I'm getting redirected to ezshoplist.me and alecyueee.us, when I try to access amazon.com. I'm actually redirected to these sites which redirects back to Amazon.com. I searched a lot regarding these ...
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Unable to Import Postgresql Database into Amazon AWS Database

I have a Postgresql 9.3 database locally which needs to be 'restored' to an Amazon AWS database. I am able to restore this database to various local Postgresql servers but on Amazon, using pgAdminIII ...
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How do I disable Amazon 'similar products'?

After years of ad-free browsing, I am suddenly confronted with Amazon pop-ups on other websites. This is self-inflicted, because earlier today I clicked on "Yes" on an Amazon banner on Amazon.com and ...
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Conversion of .gho to AWS image

I'm a training manager at a GIS software company. I work with a 3rd party company who delivers our training through .gho images. We are now looking to diversify, and offer AWS hosted training also. ...
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Can I Change the PC File Location for Kindle For PC?

When I install Kindle for PC, a content folder (My Kindle Content) is created in the My Documents folder. At work, My Documents maps to a home drive and I can only keep quite a small quantity of data ...
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How can I get Silverlight + Amazon Instant Video to work with my browser's proxy?

I have a VPN subscription which has an HTTP proxy service. I use Chrome on Windows 7, and I have my proxy set up through the proxy switchysharp extension. Basically, it works. Sites are detected with ...
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yum isn't showing the latest package

i am on the latest Amazon 64bit Linux AMI and want to install collectd. The latest that yum is offering me is v5.0, whereas the collectd site has v5.4. i understand that i am querying amazon's repos ...
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amazon beanstalk and local files

I have a web application in PHP that accepts image uploads from a user interface (sent using some javascript). The PHP application processes the image and saves to disk several different versions and ...
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How can I preview the contents of books sold on Amazon in Internet Explorer 10?

I run 64-bit Windows 7 and have both Internet Explorer 10 and a newly-downloaded copy of Google Chrome. I downloaded the latter when I found that I could not look (preview) the contents of books sold ...
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How do you Block user-agents from your CDN?

I have a wordpress site and use a mobile plugin to display a mobile version for mobile devices. I also have parts of my site using Amazon Cloudfront which seems to be stuffing up the detection of ...
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SFTP on Amazon EC2 instance with Debian adding limited access users

I have a amazon EC2 instance with debian 6.0 installed. I am using SFTP via SSH to transfer fileles to my sever. But With root key all the folders from server are exposed. How can I generate different ...
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Download zoom image from amazon

My Granddad bought a vinyl record way back in 1950's many years have passed but my granddad is no longer with us but we have that LP. Now somehow I managed to rip that LP in mp3 format but I like the ...
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Where can I find Amazon Linux AMI Image for VirtualBox?

I'm trying to learn AWS and because I'm some familiar with Linux, I think the best way to learn is to get Amazon Linux AMI right into VirtualBox software and play with it. I see the latest Amazon ...
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What actually is Amazon EC2's 'pay per hour' for on demand instances?

I'm thinking to host my ROR website on Amazon EC2. I wont be needing a S3 as of now. But when I check the their pricing it's like Micro - $0.020 per Hour I don't get this per hour billing.My ...
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How to know what are in a file and what aren't in another?

I doing a nrpe check for my nagios about the files that I backup, sending to Amazon S3. I have two files then, s3, which list all my files that are in Amazon already. And local which list all my files ...
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How to turn off amazon email messages “Your amazon kindle document is here”?

I am subscriber of e-zine and I am receiving every day one ebook to my kindle. It works ok, but for each time I get a daily ebook, I receive also email with subject "your amazon kindle document is ...
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Amazon Instant video not working because HDCP

I am trying to watch a show on my laptop with Amazon Instant video but it is telling my that my PC does not support HDCP. I'm running windows at 1920x1080 just fine. My laptop has a GTX 470m and a ...
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How to reset the furthest page read on kindle devices

I was navigating through a kindle book on my mac, and flipped to one of the last pages by mistake. I have an iPad, an actual Kindle, and a Mac that all want to sync to the acknowledgements section of ...
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S3 usage reports per bucket

Are there any good AWS Usage Report parsers that will separate S3 usage per bucket, in a more human-readable form? Right now, you can export the usage exports into an XML or CSV file, but these are ...
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Amazon Opsworks RDS, EC2, Rails 3, Phusion - Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) (Mysql2::Error)

I'm really close to having a simple Rails app deployed on Amazon Opsworks - using an EC2 instance running Phusion Passenger, and an RDS instance for the database server (it runs mySQL). The app code ...
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How to recompile the PHP with --with-pgsql

I have installed the postgresql, php and apache to Amazon Linux AMI. Now I want to use the phpPgAdmin, it prompts "Your PHP installation does not support PostgreSQL. You need to recompile PHP using ...
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How sync files with s3cmd to Amazon S3, check if sent and remove locally?

I'm trying to use Amazon S3 service to store logs from my applications. Given /user/bin/s3cmd --help tells me what I need to know how send the files: s3cmd --help usage: s3cmd [options] COMMAND ...
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how to correct sudo permission

I'm running AWS EC2 Micro instance and had issues getting permission to the root access with EC2-user. Followed a tutorial online and ran the following commands: sudo chgrp ec2-user /etc sudo chmod ...
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Offline search of books in Amazon Cloud Reader

I want to search the contents of my books in Amazon Read. The Kindle offline program does not support it in OSX. Is there any way to search your amazon books while offline?
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How can I configure FTP on an Amazon EC2 instance for use with Dreamweaver?

I'm setting up a web server on EC2 running Debian GNU/Linux 6.0. For simplicity's sake I'd like to use FTP. I realize this is insecure but I'm using Dreamweaver which doesn't support SFTP (see this ...
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Backup Dropbox to Amazon Glacier

i'm using Dropbox for Backup which means i keep all my files in my Dropbox folder (encrypted using encfs but that should not be relevant). I like this solution because it is automatic and keeps copies ...
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Why should computer and TV be turned off before plugging in an HDMI cable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is HDMI hot pluggable? I just bought an Amazon HDMI+Ethernet cable. Enclosed was the following friendly node on yellow paper in various languages: So far, I assumed ...
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How can I tell where an OpenOffice Writer document extends beyond set margins?

I am using OpenOffice.org Writer to create a PDF, and have explicitly set margins of 1" all around. CreateSpace, which I am creating the PDF for, has rejected my PDF on the claim that it does not have ...
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How can I lock the Kindle Fire's app-store to require a pin number for purchases?

I'm sure this is a duplicate, but I can't find an answer on SuperUser with these words and it seems useful to at least provide a redirect. On the Amazon Kindle Fire, how can I require that a pin ...
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How to install Amazon MP3 Downloader on ubuntu?

Looks like some dependencies are missing from Amazon MP3 Downloader. I Googled, but couldn't find a working solution (there are a few blog posts, but they are old). What steps do I need to follow to ...
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How can I tell my dd-wrt router to use someone's Amazon Affiliates link when I point my browser to amazon.com?

Here's what I'd like to do. Instead of a one-time donation to one of my favorite free tools (junecloud.com) I'd like to do what they suggest here and use their Amazon Affiliates link to do all my ...
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Automating backup of Amazon S3 data - Alternatives to Bucket Commander?

I need to back up an entire Amazon S3 110 GB bucket on an automatic basis, to a location only accessible to me. We do not store data physically, all our data is in the cloud, so what I am looking for ...
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What does Amazon's MP3 downloader do that can't be done with a normal download?

I just bought a new album from Amazon and found out they want me to download and install some custom program just to download some mp3's. This does not make sense to me from a technical standpoint - ...
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Unable to connect to thin server on ubuntu

I'm unable to connect to my webserver over the web. I've got an ec2 instance running with ubuntu 11.10 on it. It's running a thin server on port 9292. I can ssh into the ec2 box, and do curl ...
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how to remote desktop in amazon aws Ubuntu Server Cloud Guest 11.10 (Ocelot)

How can I connect remotely desktop or Gui to an Ubuntu Server Cloud Guest 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) server in Amazon AWS from a Windows Seven machine? Can some one give me a link to a complete tutorial? ...
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How do i get bibtex entries from amazon.com

Has anyone written an interface through which i can get a citation of a book/paper from amazon.com Thanks for the suggestions from fellow users. I'm updating the questions to detail in more ...
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How can I remove the Kindle ad on the frontpage of amazon.com using Google Chrome?

When I open the amazon.com webpage, they always display this huge add for the Kindle device. It literally takes half of the page and I don't want it. I wonder if there is some kind of extension that ...
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Why can't we play a .MP3 file downloaded from Amazon?

My daughter downloaded a .MP3 file from Amazon a few weeks ago. Now, for some reason, she can't play it in any media player we've got. I've even tried VLC, and it stops cold. Why?
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Matlab user guides in Kindle format

I want to read the Matlab user guides and getting started guides in Kindle format, but I can not find them in Amazon. Someone could show me how to convert a special section in the Help file into the ...