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How to decrease microphone buffer size

How do I decrease the microphone buffer size on a Windows 7 Home Premium machine (Sony Vaio notebook)? Sound card is "Realtek High Definition Audio". EDIT: "When recording audio into your computer, ...
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How to make MPC-HC to cache more aggressively

The buffer for streamed video in MPC-HC is too small and can't be expanded in user preferences.
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Shell unbuffering for CygWin: is it possible?

I have tested on CygWin doing "ls -R" with a large directory and sending the output to a Test.txt file, so the process takes about 30 seconds to complete; the file is created, but it is empty; it will ...
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Make the column buffer independent in Putty

How can one set the horizontal scroll buffer in Putty so that it is different from the size of the window. For example, have the window only display 80 columns but the buffer hold 160 columns. I know ...
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Can DNS service affect video streaming speed?

I am using a DNS service ( like unlocator.com) in order for me to watch Netflix.com because I am located outside US. Recently, I found that Netflix ( and also Amazon Prime) videos are very slow and ...
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what is the keys to minimise help frame of emacs

I have a small screen, I typed ? in ediff mode and the control frame enlarges to show me the keybinding. How do I minimise it to its original size after that? Thank you very much!
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ZNC - show last x lines when attaching a channel

In znc by default when you attach a channel "buffer playback" shows everything (or nearly everything) people had written when it was detached. I don't like this behaviour and I'd like it to show just ...
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Windows 7 command promt number of buffers and buffer size

In Windows 7, the Command Prompt has two configuration options called Buffer Size and Number of Buffers found in the Options tab. Following these instructions, I've tweaked these two values to ...
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Vim - mapping for moving between buffers silently

in my .vimrc I have the following mapping to move between buffers: nnoremap <silent> <C-b> :bp<CR> nnoremap <silent> <C-n> :bn<CR> This mapping works but it ...
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Can a simple buffer-overflow lead to privilege escalation?

I wanted to know, that on an OS such as windows, if someone (a non admin) writes a program in C++ specifically to get a buffer overflow, can he insert shellcode to gain admin rights, without running ...
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Network errors and poor throughput accessing my new NAS

The NAS stores my video library. I have a HP DV6 Laptop with 4 GB of RAM. It's running Windows 7 64 bit. Ethernet attached to my home network via a Realtec gigabit NIC. My old NAS was a Western ...
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RAM buffer access makes beep/screech

When I execute dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null bs=1G count=1, I hear a curious, very soft- screeching sound (think HD spinup but shorter, softer, and higher pitched) from where I know my RAM is located ...
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ZFS + dedup: copy many small files fast

I'm running a ZFS backup server (with deduplication) to backup websites and store them with retention. To do this, I transfer all files to the backup server during the first backup, and make a copy of ...
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How to append to screen buffer file?

If I have multiple log files open in several screens and I want to copy all useful traces to a single file, I initially copy them to the screen scrollback buffer file. Doing ">" after selecting text ...
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innodb buffer pool size and munin

I was looking at the below graph of one of my db server's memory usage and have the following question. Is the mysql innodb buffer pool included in the apps or the cache memory allocation? Right now ...
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Is there a way to save youtube buffer before close browser to reopen it later

Is there some plugin or other software to save the downloaded video buffer to reopen the same buffer downloaded later?
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these videos don't work on my computer but they will on my iPad

recently I took a placement exam for college. I had to study for a placement test and watch videos. I'm not concerned about THOSE VIDEOS right now, but it seems that those videos on my computer work ...
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vim command that will do :buff or :e if the file is not already in the buffer?

basically my workflow is as follows I have a bunch of windows open using splits in a terminal in regular vim. Sometimes I have a file open sometimes I don't I usually switch between :buf and :tag to ...
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Vim: Open multiple files in a specified configuration from command line

I use a set of tabs and splits in my Vim window for my workflow. My setup looks something like this: 1st tab with a vertical split showing two buffers. 2nd tab in the following split: ...
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Is it possible to undo a :bdelete in Vim?

I've gotten used to Ctrl-Shift-T in Firefox to undo the closing of a tab, is it possible to get similar functionality in Vim? Googling didn't point me towards anything useful for this.
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Why there is no “stop download” context menu option in youtube [closed]

There was a "stop download" option when we right click on videos of youtube. 1. But now there is no such option. And another thing I noticed is 2. After playing full video if we select replay whole ...
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Greplace.vim not loading buffers

I'm attempting to use Greplace for project wide find and replace but am having trouble in the final steps. I start with: :Gsearch mypattern * Which successfully opens a buffer that lists all the ...
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How do I capture the command line output of an already running application?

I have a process which is started by another process, so I cannot see the command line output of the launched process, how can I check the console output anyway? Can I "attach" the command line to a ...
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How do I save from VI to a pipe?

I've seen lots of ways to redirect input from stdin to VI, but I'd like to redirect VI to save to a pipe rather than a file. For example, I'd like to pipe VI's entire pipe buffer to another text ...
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Emacs window management and switching buffers

In emacs I like to have 4 windows open at a time. For example, I frequently have a python interpreter in the first window, my python code I am editing in the second window, mysql in the 3rd window and ...
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Why is gzip slow despite CPU and hard drive performance not being maxed out?

I have some JSON files, 20 GB each, that I want to compress with gzip: gzip file1.json This takes up one full CPU core, all fine. It processes around 25 MB/s (checked in atop), my hard drive can ...
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How to re-load buffers from previous Emacs session *after* you've launched Emacs (e.g. not using on-startup options with Emacs desktops)

In questions like this one about using the Emacs Desktop options to arrange for a saved session to be re-loaded upon startup, it is explained how to reload buffers automatically on startup. But what ...
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Vim opens previously opened buffers

When I start gvim.exe, it starts with the usual vim start window. But there are previous buffers hidden in background. How I can disable this behavior?
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Jumbo Packet vs Transmit Buffers

I want to increase the transfer speed between two network adapters: 1) Atheros AR8152 PCI-E Fast Network Adapter. 2) Marvell Yukon 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller. Marvell has a "Jumbo ...
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HDD went full while screen recording

I was using CamStudio 2.7, while all af a sudden I got a message from vista stating that my drive is full. I checked my drive and indeed there were only 30MB left(from ~7GB which were before the ...
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ALSA buffer xrun when recording with ffmpeg

Is there any way to increase the ALSA buffer size? When running this command: ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i hw:1 -ar 44100 -b 64k output.mp3 I get a "ALSA buffer xrun" before my system locks up Input ...
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Fatal SSH buffer errors when connecting to forwarded port on local network

I have two machines, one running Windows and the other running Ubuntu, and an application running on Ubuntu that connects to a server counterpart running either locally or remotely. The server is ...
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Vim - How do I detect that the buffer is loaded in the quickfix window?

Various plugins that I use load their own results into a buffer in the quickfix window. For example, ack.vim loads it's search results there. I would like to turn off various things like spell ...
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What is Root Buffer Overflow?

I understand what buffer overflow is. As the literature says, "A buffer overflow occurs when a fixed-length buffer reaches its capacity and a process attempts to store data above and beyond that ...
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How to completely turn off Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to turn off Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) in Ubuntu 12.04. What I have done is set randomized_va_space to 0 but still when I am looking at /proc/<process_id>/maps for my ...
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FFMPEG Errors: “max_analyze_duration” “buffer underflow” “packet too large” What to do?

I have an error while just copying a video with ffmpeg. I use the command: ffmpeg -i leon.mpg -vcodec copy -acodec copy leon2.mpg The errors: [mpeg @ 00000000020ebd20] max_analyze_duration 5000000 ...
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Disable wrap/increase width buffer

I have looked at the settings and the ConEmu project wiki but I am not able to find how to turn off wrapping or increase the width buffer so that the text written on the console appears on one single ...
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Vim - save and close buffer in one command

I have a bunch of text files in a directory and I know I'll need to edit each one indiviudaly. I start at the commend line with vim *.txt which opens the files as seperate buffers in vim and ...
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Open new vim buffers in new windows?

I like vim, but I don't like its buffers. Is there any way to launch a separate gvim whenever you would normally open a file in a new buffer? I could probably alias :edit to some other launch command, ...
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pulseaudio: delay app's output by time amount

I have one app where the audio is ahead of the video, so I'd like to delay the audio for half a second. I'm currently redirecting the app's audio to a pulseaudio null module, and then using parec to ...
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Open multiple info buffers in Emacs

Is it possible to open more than one info buffer in Emacs? I used C-h i to open info and started reading the section I was interested in. While reading, I wanted to refer to another info section -- ...
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DDR2 RAM Buffer

I'm trying to figure out what a buffer is in RAM, I'm currently learning about RAM and the different types. Could someone please explain to me the importance and purpose of a buffer in say DDR2 memory ...
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vim: how do I view my history of yanks and deletions?

:buffers displays a list of window buffers, but suppose I dd'd a few lines (this puts them in buffers 1-9) and yanked "[a-z]yy a few others. That's up to 35 buffers I couldn't possibly keep in my ...
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Clarification On Write-Caching Policy, Its Underlying Options And How It Applies To Hard Drives And Solid-State Drives

In last week after doing more research on subject matter, I have been wondering about what I have been neglecting all those years to understand write-caching policy, always leaving it on default ...
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Buffer streams on slow internet connection

I use a very slow internet connection. TV streams (Adobe Flash) are not watchable since they pause every few seconds for buffering. I tried increasing the Flash buffer size (to unlimited) in the ...
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How to get GNU emacs buffers sorted alphabetically?

Somehow, I caused my GNU emacs v23.1.1 list-buffers to be sorted alphabetically through some key sequence or mouse click I typed by error. How can I restore the normal order of buffers listed in ...
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What is the difference between a cache and a buffer?

Is saying a cache is a special kind of buffer correct? They both perform similar functions, but is there some underlying difference that I am missing?
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vim close all buffers but one

How can I close all buffers but one in vim? I'm looking for an :only command, but for buffers. I've had trouble finding this using :help and :helpgrep, does anyone know if this exists? I know you ...
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How to enable and set Event Characters for FTDI drivers?

When sending only few bits of data via FTDI USB-Serial cable to the PC, you have to wait for one of the following conditions to occur before you get your data according to FTDI's AN232B-04, Data ...
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Passing in dialog answers for command-line application on launch

I'm using pianobar for listening to Pandora from my terminal. On each launch it asks for an email & password. I'd like to pass this information automatically when I launch pianobar, so I don't ...