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 to automate pressing right command key on a macbook using python

I am doing some automation for my testing work on mac. While a lot of tools and libraries are available to simulate button pressing on keyboard(like pyautogui and osascript), I could not find a way to ...
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Program or script to walk directory structure, based on my loop

I've the following loop and would like some help expanding it's functionality. for /D %d in (*.*) do "c:\Program Files (x86)\7-Zip\7z.exe" a -tzip "%d.zip" ".\%d\*" Currently, in a directory ...
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Web gui tool for control scripted tasks to end users [on hold]

Trying to find some web gui driven tool (linux installable) for such a tasks, for ex.: Office administrator clicks for active user check, then my bash script wrapper runs ldap tool for collecting ones ...
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In Firefox, is there a counterpart to Google Chromes -app option?

Google Chrome has ability to launch in an "app" mode by using -app command line switch, for example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" -app=http://some-url Using this I ...
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Automatically transfer a summed total to another cell in an Excel spreadsheet

Example: cell a24 is the sum of (a1:a23). I would like a24 to automatically populate cell c1 as part of another calculation This seems do-able. Can anyone help? Thanks, flyrod
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Automated Scan, Save & Attach to Outlook

How do I automate HP Scan to automatically save the file and attach it to a new email in Outlook without having to manually set a file name and save? This is not the same as the scan-and-attach ...
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Why my laptop goes to sleep mode automatically even if all the power settings are fine?

I have a strange problem in my laptop that why it goes to sleep automatically even if all power settings are fine? I am using Windows 10 Home 64-bit by the way. Kindly share your thoughts!
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Jenkins 2.7 launch all jobs starting with a keyword as pipeline

I am trying to launch all jobs starting with a preset string as a pipeline in Jenkins 2.7. So far I managed to write this groovy code: node { jobs = hudson.model.Hudson.instance.getAllItems(...
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Auto-terminate a Windows application after a given amount of time

I'm looking for a way for a user to launch a Windows application that will only run for a given amount of time, say an hour. After the hour is up, an alert window will pop up, saying "Program will be ...
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Detect failing USB hard drive automatically

I Have a Raspberry Pi which has one USB external hard drive attached to it (via a separatly powered USB hub). The thing is that sometimes this disk becomes unresponsive (I can't access its mounted ...
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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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Disable automatic driver update for only one device in Windows 10

Is there a way we can disable automatic driver update for a specific device in Windows 10? The updated driver for that device (Intel Management Engine Interface 11.x in particular) causes problems on ...
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Addon or something to automatically click all selected links on page

Hi, There is this one page with several links on it and I need to click on some of them. There are way too many and it becomes repetitive and tiresome after a while. I wonder if there is a an addon ...
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Openssl command switch for automation of certificate signing

I know that when working with openssl you can bypass the interactive input by: -passin pass:whatever -passout pass:whatever -subj "/C=pa/ST=pa/L=pa/O=pa/OU=pa/CN=pa" However when signing a ...
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Batch file to Check and Compare size of .log file in a folder [closed]

I have to find the files from a folder whose size is greater than 10 MB. Please guide how can i complete this task.
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Automating the conversion of file formats

I have a collection of folders, some of which contain .flac files while others contain .mp3 files. I need everything to be in .mp3, but I don't exactly want to go through hundreds of folders in format ...
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Automate import of drawings into network design software then printing to PDF

The company I work for uses Stardraw Design 7.1, an AudioVisual design software. However, its level of power-user options seem to be quite limited. I have to import thousands of drawing files to print ...
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Automated weekly capture of a web page

Looked around for an hour but I'm not getting anyplace quickly. I want to capture one web page weekly that has prices on it. The site is an auction site for livestock. The twist here is that the ...
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mumble: how do I send people to AFK after X minutes of not doing anything?

How can I set up my Mumble server to automatically send people to the AFK channel after they have been inactive for X minutes?
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Automate bookmark import from file/URL in Firefox and Chrome

At my company, we have a lot of servers which more or less frequently change URLs which is bad for employees having them bookmarked. Until now, when somebody finds a dead link, he has to find out the ...
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Script/Batch File to open multiple windows of a single program and place them on different virtual desktops (Win10)

I have a Surface Book, which i use to take notes. I'm looking for a way to automate the following process: Note "VDx" refers to the virtual desktop feature within windows. x is the particular ...
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Installing SourceTree from command line

Alright so I want to make a bat script that automates installing and setting up many programs, SourceTree too. Problem is I didn't find any way to set it up and install it from the CLI (using command ...
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How to auto-update exports of a document?

Assuming I have a document Report.docx which gets frequently updated and has exports as say Report.pdf and Report.md. How do I adjust Word to automatically update the PDF and Markdown-Versions of the ...
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Make all instances of a word a hyperlink in OpenOffice

How can I make every instance of a word, a hyperlink to a file on my computer. I have managed to do it with one instance of the word, but repeating this be time consuming so I am hoping that the ...
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Simulate keyboard strokes with exact delay as being typed

I am trying to simulate keyboard strokes exactly how its typed with proper delay between strokes. I am trying to achieve this on keyboardmaestro or Automator on OS X, but I cannot figure it out. Is ...
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Shutdown computer automatically after set bandwidth is used

On my internet pack that I now have, I get a set amount of data free for use at midnight. What I would like to do is to automatically shutdown my computer after the set amount of data is used, whether ...
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Run shell command after svn update in PhpStorm and IntelliJ?

We have some scripts that autogenerate helper code files. We occasionally get errors (eg. during reviews) because we forgot to run a script to regenerate the code to reflect recent changes. I'd like ...
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Reset Cache using bash

I'm trying to automate a .sh file to run every time before Chrome opens, here's what I want to do. rm -rf /home/pi/.config/chromium tar -cvf reseterfiles.tgz /home/pi/.config/ The zipped ...
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How to send myself an email every 30 min as a reminder? [closed]

How to send an email to myself every 30 min, until I stop it? I'm working on a special type of support case and I need to update my clients every 30 min. So, if I received an email every 30 min that ...
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Run automated tasks on network computer from Android

Is there a way to automate remote tasks (like opening an app or printing) located on a remote Windows 10 computer from a Android device ?
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Automating Table Fields in Word

So I am creating a Master Template Document for my business for all of their documents they have to fill out for a Project. The idea is simple, each document has header information such as author, ...
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Mount a Linux VMDK on Windows 2012 R2

I would like to mount a Linux VHD (ext3) file on Windows 2012 R2. So far, I have been using PowerShell to deploy Windows VMs and mount them locally to inject the unattend.xml file. I would like to ...
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How can I make my 3G router reset its connection in the middle of the night?

I have a 3G router, which is my only internet connection. I pay per megabyte. The router hosts WiFi. It is is not physically connected to the computer. It gets its power from an electric socket. ...
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Is there a simple, automated way to convert a large number of files between ZIP and RAR formats?

I have about 500 RAR archive files and 300 ZIP files that I want to burn to a DVD and give to someone else. I would like these 800 different archives to be in the same file format, so either 800 ZIP ...
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Need help writing Linux script to automate moving files when flash drive is inserted

I am trying to use a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian to automatically move (not copy) the contents of Folder A (local) to Folder B (on SD card via USB to SD card reader) automatically when the card/...
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Skype call default to share my screen automatically?

I often call my teamates and share my screen. Is there a setting that allow me to share my screen as my voice call start automatically? I'm using Skype on Windows 7.
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Software to automate the download of a list of URLs [closed]

Let's say I have a list of URLs as follows: http://creamteam.tv/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/10-Chinatown.mp3 http://mp3muffin.com/train/burbs.mp3 http://www.knoxroad.com/wp-content/music/May/01%...
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Piping credentails to git push

Whenever I execute git push, I have to type my username and password at the prompt manually. However, I want to automate this process. So, I tried to pass the credentials to the command using ...
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Automating Outlook from Excel leading to different row heights on different computers

A colleague is automating the creation of an email report in MS Outlook 2013 from MS Excel 2013 using the following code from Ron de Bruin. The code ignores charts so what we have done is merge all ...
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Jenkins Android build tools v23.0.3 BUILD FAILED

I am facing issue with Jenkins automation build for android. I have updated the build-tools from 22.1.0 to 23.0.3, and compile sdk to 23 from 22. All the dependencies are updated to 23 Installed ...
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Automated way to get an exe file to automatically run every three days in Windows 7 Ultimate?

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate. Let abc.exe be a file. Is it possible to automatically run abc.exe every three days? I am finding a 3rd-party program that can do this job. Suppose that abc.exe was ...
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How to monitor a folder and trigger a command-line action when a file is created or edited?

I need to set up some sort of a script on my Vista machine, so that whenever a file is added to a particular folder, it automatically triggers a background process that operates on the file. (The ...
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How to automate software registration via batch or script

We use a program called vspace created by ncomputing. This allows for example 4 stations on a single host machine. So, each time this is installed we have to fill out the registration form which pops ...
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A video player that auto-plays videos in sequence while skipping certain parts

There is a TV show I like; I have its episodes stored as video files on my SSD. Each video file is about 24 minutes long, but only 20 minutes of that is the actual episode; the rest is intro, outro, ...
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Is it possible to restart a computer in response to an email notification?

I'm looking for a way to reboot machines after getting an email notification. The setup I want to use this on is a render farm. We have 5 boxes with 8 Nvidia GTX 980Ti in them. They're running ...
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How to automate downloading several PDFs from a given webpage?

I am trying to download PDFs from this link. On clicking Read PDF, it opens a new window with PDF in it. On clicking the download button, it opens a dialog box and asks the user to specify the ...
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Internet Explorer DNS cache location

It is known that IE has its own DNS cache. I want to clear it at times. I know that I can do it by clearing browsing history in IE settings. But I'm looking for automatic method, so the location in ...
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Speedfan won't automatically regulate

I used to have Speedfan regulating my fan speed automatically, but ever since I've reformatted, I can't get this to work. I've done the following: In Temperatures, I have only CPU checked with CPU ...
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How to print password protected excel files with batch script?

I have several folders with password protected excel files (one excel file per folder). On the 16th of every month I have to enter each password and print the excel files which is a little time ...
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Automatically Monitor and Rename Files with Regex

Is there a tool that allows you to monitor a folder for new files and apply a regular expression to automatically rename the files?