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How do I directly scan from Canon Pixma MX925 to Evernote?

I just got a Pixma MX925 and want to set up scanning directly to Evernote. It is adverterised that the printer can scan to the cloud (Dropbox, Evernote ...) but I can find the Pixma Cloud Link or any ...
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Unable to understand basics of cloud computing [closed]

I'm having problem understanding basics of cloud. What I know is that you rent a server, you create your web app on that server and then you use that web app in some website or as a back-end for a ...
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Windows system drive images potentially dangerous to cloud data?

It seems that Microsoft recommends to not move the C:\Users directory off the system partition (e.g. using junction points)1 at least as of Windows 8.1. At the same time however most cloud services ...
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Is there a way to install Mac OS on an Azure Virtual machine - or any cloud VM for that matter? [closed]

I want to create a virtual development machine on the could for iOS development. I understand it is against Mac OS License agreement to install it on non-Apple hardware. But is there a LEGAL solution ...
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How do I log in to “The Cloud” wifi hotspots using curl?

In England at least, there's this accursèd thing called 'The Cloud', which increasingly provides all public wifi hotspots. Has anyone already knocked up a curl command/bash script/etc to log in to it ...
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Can't Verify identity of ''google.com'' on Asda or any other Cloud wifi Service

Good Afternoon. Ok so I'm hoping some of you techies have seen this out and about before. You go to either Asda, Tesco, even Whetherspoons, you connect to their wifi service and when you go to ...
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Encrypt files before sending them to Cloud

Recently I switched to GIT along and picked bitbucket to host my code. Now with all the snowden scandal, I decided to review my choices. I really don't want to host my data on my own server, I'd ...
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What is best online Archival site not backups for big personal data [closed]

I am looking for online site where i can upload / Archive my data so that i can browse from web to have a look at what i have and in case i need it somewhere else then i can download it. I don't want ...
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How to let Cloud server to access a Licensing dongle?

In our company, we use licensing USB dongle to control the license management. This dongle typically is plugged in to a server computer on the network. Now some user asked if we have a solution to use ...
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How to host my own cloud so that videos are viewable via desktop web browser?

I want to host my own cloud storage solution, something like Dropbox but entirely dependent on my own central machine. This way things are more secure if setup correctly, and there are artificial ...
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Dlink Sharecenter & Mydlink cloud

Hello I have just recently purchased a dlink dns-345 NAS, I've contacted dlink twice now and not a single reply so I'm hoping to get help here. I was having problems setting the device up, even with ...
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Error while accessing trystack

In order to test my trystack access i have used the following credentials: export OS_AUTH_URL="http://8.21.28.222:5000/v2.0" export OS_TENANT_NAME=facebook100001138064040 export ...
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Google Cloud Print opens “print to file” dialogue box on printer's home computer--and never prints

When I try to use Google cloud print from a computer not attached to the printer in question (from Google Drive), it opens a dialog box titled "Print to File" with the text "Output File Name:" and a ...
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Using the same local folder for Dropbox and Skydrive

Ever since I switched to windows phone I've sorely missed having an official dropbox app. Recently I've toyed with the idea of moving all my crucial files to OneDrive instead. I have more storage on ...
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Prevent server downtime affecting website

I am setting up a webserver which is running Ubuntu 12.10. I use Canonical Landscape to manage the system and any future systems I may add. I am wondering about the best way to prevent website ...
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What is the cloud? [duplicate]

I don't know if this question is suited for superuser or not, but it doesn't seem right for Stack Overflow. Basically I have been hearing a lot about the cloud, but I don't understand what exactly it ...
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Why are cloud servers way cheaper as compared to dedicated one? [closed]

I was just wondering why the cloud servers are cheaper as compared to the dedicated servers. Are the cloud servers shared? If the cloud provider commits a 1.7GB RAM (aws ec2 m1.small), are there ...
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Music Player that loads automatically music from folder [closed]

I have a folder with music that synchronizes songs that I via a cloud service. I was using itunes but it turned boring and monotonous because I needed to scan for new music every time new music was ...
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Issue with creating an Windows 2008 Virtualized image with qEmu [closed]

I'm trying to create a qemu image of a 64bit Windows 2008 Server install. It will be used on Openstack as an instance. The Virtualization environment [of qemu] is being run from a VMware virtual ...
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mount a folder from one server to another

I'm using cloud. I want to mount a folder in the cloudstack management server to the system where xenserver is installed. But while doing it, error occurred. I have done so many things but error ...
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Backup photos from Google Plus?

I'm interested in using Google Plus to backup my photos online, but I'm nervous about trusting my backup to only one location. I'd like a way to automatically download my Google+ photos from the web ...
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Company Cloud Where I Can Assign Files To A User

I'm looking for a script/solution for my company. Basically a place to store our contracts/invoices for our clients online (so it will be hosted on our web servers), giving our clients access to our ...
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How to enable cloud9-latex-plugin

I recently installed cloud9 on my server to provide a platform for collaborative text writing and tried to install the latex plugin following the instructions in README: This plugin introduces ...
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Effective solution to sync single files between several machines

Many cloud syncronization tools (such as SpiderOak, Wuala, Dropbox, SparkleShare and many other) have a one big drawback - you can not syncronize single files such as ~/.vimrc, ~/.zshrc, ~/.bashrc - ...
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Setting up a music files server [closed]

My friends and I want a to setup a server where we can just dump all our music files. I would use my computer for the storage space, and my friend (who lives somewhere else) should be able to access ...
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Can't connect to MySQL server on '127.0.0.1' (111) while installation of OpenStack

I am trying to install openstack on my local machine. I am following the documentation from devstack. The installation process breaks due to the following error:- ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to ...
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Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept?

Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept? I just have an Ubuntu cloud account and Google Docs.
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In concept, are there any working setups for locally mounting several cloud services for free, encrypted storage?

The reason I started thinking about this was that I remember back when Gmail started offering several gigabytes of space, software came out that "mounted" your Gmail inbox as a drive in Windows (this ...
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Using a dropbox-type solution for students where their folders are protected [closed]

I need a solution like dropbox for computers in our lab where students have access to their files. We created an account for our lab on dropbox and so there's a folder now synced on all computers for ...
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What exactly is “the cloud” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is cloud computing? What exactly is "the cloud"? According to Wikipedia, the source of all knowledge, cloud computing is the use of computing resources ...
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Local cloud Gaming (e.g local OnLive)

Is there a software that allows to create OnLive-like server for game for playing in LAN? Computing power and bandwidth is enough to do such thing, software is the only problem.
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How can I encrypt a file on Windows 8 before storing it on Dropbox?

I would like to store some sensitive information in the cloud (my preferred cloud service is Dropbox). I would like to encrypt it before putting it in the Dropbox folder for synchronization. What's ...
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How do I setup a cloud server to share and sync files on ESXi hosted environment?

I want to setup my private cloud network for my company for syncing and sharing files. Instead of using existing players like dropbox, google drive, amazon etc. I want to setup my own cloud ...
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Xbox Music only “matches” ~70% of the songs on most of my albums. How can I make it recognize the other songs?

When Xbox Music matches a song on my PC, it adds it to my "Xbox Music cloud". I can stream music from this cloud to all of my other devices. The problem is, it fails to match at least 2-3 on most of ...
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HP CM1415 scan to cloud or scan to email/FTP?

I'd like to have possibility to scan using HP CM1415fnw multifunction printer and send it automatically to cloud (e.g. Dropbox), email or FTP server. I've installed new firmware, which is described ...
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What characters are not allowed in SkyDrive file names?

I'm adding my music to SkyDrive, and a file failed to sync with this message: Error: This file name contains characters that aren't allowed. Resolution: Please change the file name so it doesn't ...
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Windows 8 Password Storing [closed]

I was wondering if someone could please shed some light on how Windows 8 stores password or if it does at all? I believe that Windows 8 has more cloud features and that it goes by your Windows Live ...
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Dropbox modification of file in 2 different places at once

Suppose I have a source code file in my dropbox which I have worked on from my desktop machine, and the version in my laptop is out-of-date because I haven't had internet access or the company proxy ...
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Can VMware run on top of a OpenStack VM?

Our project has resources on an OpenStack cloud and needs to run an application that according to the application developers 'can only run on VMware' until a future release which will also run on ...
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What's the fastest cloud sync for gazillions of small files? [closed]

I work on several different machines (office/home/laptop) and I like to have my whole development environment with me and in sync all the time. That enables me to be productive right away without ...
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How secure are public cloud services like Skydrive, Google Drive, Dropbox? [closed]

I'm using Skydrive, Google Drive, Dropbox in my daily work for temporary file sharing. About year ago, I lost all my private photos, videos, when my HDD totally stopped working. Now, I want to keep ...
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Good practices of creating redundant archive for long time cloud storage

I want to create digital archive of photos, documents and other imporant stuff to store in the cloud (likely Amazon Glacier). Preferably one year per archive, up to 10 gigabytes each. I want to make ...
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What are the relation and difference between a “personal cloud,” NAS, and RAID?

I just heard the name "personal cloud." Someone said if I know the technology, then I can build a personal cloud for myself. But I googled the name, and there seems not a definition for that thing. ...
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Cross-platform file synchronisation methods

Within a cross operating system network containing different versions of Windows Clients (Win98, NT, Windows 7) and a Linux file server I would like to sync folders. There are two limitations: 1) ...
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How does Panda Cloud Antivirus work? [closed]

The question is simple, How does Panda Cloud Antivirus work? I mean how can it detect an infected file without having an offline database or sending the actual file to be checked by a remote server?
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A Cloud OS to Install on my Windows Server

Wondering if anyone has any experience or knowledge of some good, free, potentially open-source, cloud/Web Operating Systems that I can install and host on my own personal 2K8 R2 Server at home?
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What is “Ubuntu Server for Cloud”?

What is "Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS for Cloud"? http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud Is this the right server edition to download if I wish to configure a web-based file server? What is the ...
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httpd on CentOS resolving only the first VirtualHost

I just got a new cloud server and while setting it up, I can access the web root by pointing my browser to the IP address of my server, but the domain names are still propagating so when I go to them, ...
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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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Run VMware Player on CentOS 6

I am trying to run VMware Player on CentOS 6. I am stuck with the following issue after installing the VMware Player package. VMware Player fails to start and gives the following error message. ...