Making a process run completely or in part without the need of any user input once the process is started.

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How can I run a command at login?

I would like to run a command at login on my Fedora 19 GNU/Linux system. What is the best way to do this? Note: i am using the GUI. Thus, I could not simply place the commands in my .zshrc file. They ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 Out of Office reply with Dear <senders name>?

Is there a way to set an Out of Office Auto reply that includes the name of the sender? My company has a large directory, and I think it would be awesome to include: Dear , example: ...
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Creating Automatic Hyperlinks in Outlook for specific words

Does anyone know how to create an automatic hyperlink in Outlook so when I type in that specific word a hyperlink will automatically attach itself to that word?
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(Dis)connect laptop to/from AC through software?

Contemporary laptop (lithium-ion) batteries come with a bevy of guidance on extending their lifespan. The usage advice is particularly frustrating. You’re not supposed to drain them below ~3%, but ...
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Automate Windows scanning feature

I have a rather older Canon scanner Pixma MP 110. Of course, Canon does not provide any useful drivers (their site is really desperate, frustrating and useless in all means) - the only software I ...
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Open new konsole from script, executing command and becoming interactive on conclusion

I want to be able to get a script (ran at startup) to open up a konsole terminal. When it opens it is to do some persistent things (like change directory and source bashrc) and run a long running ...
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Cisco AnyConnect v3.1 AutoLogin

I'm having a bit of difficulty with Cisco AnyConnect v3.1 in regards to automatic login. I have to stay connected to a single server all day every day, and it would be super if I didn't have to dig ...
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How to create Policy-based QoS on Windows 7 through CLI?

I am trying to add ToS (QoS) support to a SIP client (taken from open-source Linphone) as so: retval = setsockopt(session->rtp.socket, proto, value_type, (SOCKET_OPTION_VALUE)&tos, ...
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Access 2007 - Auto Refresh Without VBA?

I have developed a system using Access 2007 and would like to know if it is possible to auto refresh the data within each element of the entire form after the selection changes. For example: I enter ...
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“Compiling” a HTML document

To build a single application out of source code split in multiple files for organisation, one would use tools such as make. So let's say you want to do the same, but for a HTML document. Maybe you ...
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Save (print) Visio pages as separate files named by page number

I have a Visio document with three pages. I want to print them all separately with Adobe PDF printer, producing three files named (for example) “Page1.pdf”, “Page2.pdf”, and “Page3.pdf” automatically. ...
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Easiest method of creating multiple Word documents with incremental number?

I need to create about 80 Word documents that are identical except for a numerical identifier in the document. The identifier is the same as the document filename, eg. the document named "SN-100.doc" ...
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Is it possible to command a common router without using the web interface?

Some background The internet arrangement in my student home is really weird. There is one ethernet outlet and several wifi hotspots. Either way requires a login through a web site to get internet ...
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How to detect when a specific piece of USB hardware is plugged in?

I'd like to automate some things by starting an app when a USB wifi router is plugged in. How do I detect that in Windows 7?
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How to control iOS Safari from OS X

While developing web apps I need to test results on multiple devices, and often need to change URLs to switch between prototypes, tests, and my main application. Entering new addresses in a desktop ...
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AHK IfWinActive with chrome app

I have a script that opens up google calendar in a separate window using chrome app=MyURL #k:: run "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" ...
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Automating python script on a mac not running

I have tried to have this question answered twice now(1, 2). While both were informative none of the solutions have worked, and I don't know why. The first solution was to use launchctl the second was ...
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How to enable wifi sharing when a usb wifi card is plugged in?

When I stick in a usb wifi dongle, my computer says "usb router detected" and then I can connect to an existing network or create my own and share internet over it. I know I can share internet over ...
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How to hide/unhide sheets by hiding/unhiding the sheet name in an index of sheet names?

I have an index of all sheet names in a workbook. I want to be able to hide/unhide sheets by hiding/unhiding the sheet names in the index. Has anyone any suggestions for a vba code?
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Change keyboard layout automatically based on keyboard being used (Win) [duplicate]

My laptop has an Italian keyboard layout, but after moving to the US I'm using it with a US keyboard attached via USB when at work. When on the go I'm on the IT keyboard and constantly switching ...
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How can I auto-connect to a WPA2 Enterprise network?

I would like my computer to automatically connect to a WPA2-Enterprise network as soon as it boots whenever the network is available, without any action needed by me. The computer already offers to ...
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Counting pages within Word [.doc] documents

I'm trying to find a way of listing the number of pages within multiple word documents, all saved within the same folder. Is this possible using VBA? I am using: Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2007 ...
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Is there a way to automatically take multiple screenshots of a video?

I want to take N screenshots equally spaced out on a video of some format(FLV, mp4, etc). Is there program or a script to a way to automate this?
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I wanted to flash a message on my screen every hour

So I just put it on the Task Scheduler to open this .txt every hour but it always ends up opening up the "Open with" menu and giving me "Acess denied" when I choose the program. Does anybody know of a ...
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How do I launch an hourly version of anacron?

I have a cron job (system update) that fires off every hour. However, I would like it to be reset every time the machine resumes from standby or hibernation. The command is already launched at each ...
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VMware Automation very slow

My PC configuration is i7 3.4 GHZ, 32gb of RAM and With SATA 7200 RPM HDD .. My initial Plan was to automate 10 VM's on this machine , but when i am doing that VMware gets hanged. My Guest VM do not ...
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How can I automatically trust a Root CA in Firefox given a PEM file?

I have: Firefox 24.0 on Windows 7 Enterprise A frequent need to have Firefox trust a specific Root CA in Base64-encoded "PEM" format on disk, e.g. C:\foo.pem (for instance) The certificate I need ...
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Automatic reply to only one sender

How can I activate an automatic reply to only one sender? I'm using MS Outlook 2010 professional.
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Odd automatic mouse Movement after Computer Resumes from Hibernation

Recently, i started noticing something odd happening with my computer. It is currently running Windows 7 64 Professional. Whats happening is this. When the computer comes out of hibernation, over ...
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launchctl plist file not running

I have created a python script, I would like it to run on my mac some time after 4:30 every weekday. I followed the instructions a launchctl plist file here. But it doesn't run, I looked for solutions ...
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Recursively zip files into .cbz-files based on folder in command line

I'm trying to figure out how to write a script to automate creating .cbz files from images in folders on OSX. My directory tree will look like this: /toplevel/ cbz/ comics/ Comic1/ ...
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Can I use my laptop's Bluetooth to hit 'redial' on mobile phone?

I am working on building an automated test environment for my job. right now, I have to go down to the server lab, and hit Redial, and redial, and redial, and redial. I am wondering: Right now, on ...
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Computer-Controlled 120V Switch (with USB, Ethernet, or Other)

I'd like to control a 120V switch of some kind with a computer. I was hoping a unit might exist that could be plugged into 120V power with a male 120V on one end (which would be connected to a ...
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Where can I download PowerPoint and ONLY powerpoint?

I have a Windows 2012 server that I need to remotely download PowerPoint to. If I can avoid it, I'd rather not download Office. I just need PowerPoint 2013. I'm trying to automate this process with ...
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inkscape from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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Change the OSX system language in a script

Manually I just go into the system preferences, change the language ordering, and restart my app so it starts up in the default system language. Then I can run automated tests with the app running in ...
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How to have one browser tab auto-refresh while using other tabs?

so I was wondering how this would work out - browsing on one tab while another tab is not in focus and is auto-refreshing. Any browsers built to behave this way, or any plug-ins that can get this ...
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Automatically login to wireless?

Annoyingly enough when connecting to my wireless network at university, it opens up my browser and requires me to enter in my username and password. Is there a way to skip this process? (I am on ...
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Run Windows batch files at startup or when any user logs on

I have a server access where I want some batch files to run automatically for any user at startup. The problem is: Other users are unable to run this file and it is required to be run as the user ...
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Bat file to open excel with parameters - spaces

I would like to run Excel, open a specific file in it and pass arguments to this file. My call is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\EXCEL.EXE" ...
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What should I make my computer do while I'm away from keyboard? [duplicate]

During the day, usually I'm away from my computer for 3-5 hours. I also sleep 6+ hours every night. I run Arch Linux x64 on my computer. Besides the usual things that do not require user ...
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Different actions in different url:s

I have learned this script #IfWinActive, ahk_exe chrome.exe #u::send ^t #IfWinActive, ahk_exe notepad.exe #u::send ^n #IfWinActive, ahk_exe notepad++.exe #u::send ^!s So now, I can get the ...
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WinMinimize and WinMaximize

In the docs, they have an example ^Down::WinMinimize, A So I tried to create the following: ^m::WinMinimize #^!m::WinMaximize ^m::WinMinimize, A #^!m::WinMaximize, A But it only works in ...
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Ubuntu - Disk Duplication - Automation

I know very little when it comes to linux but I'm looking to construct a cheap disk duplicator out of an old server that we have. The server is currently running Ubuntu 12.04LTS and has 8 hot ...
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How do I schedule my Windows 8 computer to turn on at specific times?

I have searched on google, and all I found was instructions on how to schedule a shut down. A question on this website - "Can my Windows 8 computer turn on by itself?" - had an answer which said "Most ...
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Need Tool to Extract ER Diagram fom PostgreSQL 9,1

Guys I need to compare 2 different databases running in PostgreSQL. I would like to use some tool to extract the diagram in a automatic way, Ive tried pgadmin3 and pgdesigner but they seem ...
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Automate website project startup process

I work on many client's websites on different days and want to know if there is a way to automate the process of switching between projects. In other words... Sublime should open, close the last ...
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MS Access - Auto-Update Data Type After Import

I am looking to automatically update the data type of numerous fields in MS Access once I have imported some Excel data into the database. Almost all fields are set to Text fields, and this would ...
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Office Communicator: Remove Contact from Conversation with VBA

The IMessengerConversationWnd interface exposes the AddContact method which allows us to add a contact to the conversation. However I do not see a method for removing a contact from the conversation. ...
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Remove app from BlueStacks using HD-Run.exe

Basically what I'm trying to understand is a way to uninstall apps from BlueStacks using CLI. For example, you can run app like this: HD-RunApp.exe Android com.nubee.valkyriecrusade ...