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Tempest Nosetests - Troubleshooting Errors & Failures

I’m new to Openstack and Tempest: I’m trying to run tempest nostests on my OpenStack setup, but some are returning errors or failures. Can anyone be so kind as to recommend any good online ...
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How to compare I/O performance between 2 amazon ec-2 instances with different types of storage attached?

I want to compare I/O performance and find whether attaching ebs(elastic block storage) or normal instance volumes give better I/O performance. I am not able to figure out a way where I can just ...
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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 mount KVM virtual machine image to VirtualBox?

I have received a .img file of a server which is a Virtual Machine running in a KVM environment. The Virtual Machine has Ubuntu installed. I would now like to take this .img file and "emulate" the ...
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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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What happens if I delete the files from Desktop synced folder?

I am using windows 7 Desktop. I want to delete files from my cloud storage. If i delete the unwanted files from desktop synced folder, Does it delete them from cloud or retains the files on cloud and ...
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Can't get Word 2013 to save to Google Drive

I've tried following these instructions and these instructions and neither worked. I still don't see a Google Drive option when I click "Add a Place". One red flag I notice is both instructions say ...
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OneDrive Subfolder Icons Keep Resetting

I'm having a frustrating time with my OneDrive client where, when I customize the shell icons for subfolders inside my cloud drive, it resets the icon to default upon synchronization. As frivolous as ...
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Remove file binding from OneDrive

For a few months now, I've kept a bunch of documents on my Microsoft OneDrive. Now after I've got a NAS device, I've moved all of them from OneDrive to my NAS. Unfortunately, it still displays ...
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OneDrive uploads deleted files

I have a question regarding the manner OneDrive deal with clients who have been offline for a long time and i hope that there is someone who can explain the mecanics behind this issue. The case is ...
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Syncing a specific Dropbox folder to Copy [migrated]

I used Dropbox for 2 years and I now use Copy instead for larger storage. But I would like to keep synchronization with some shared Dropbox folders (like my school promotion's one). I was hoping to ...
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Chrome: uninstalled applications keep coming back

Every time I uninstall an application or extension from Chrome, it keeps coming back. I use Chrome on several computers, and apparently uninstalling an application from a computer doesn't spread the ...
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Hosting space for files (Correct way?)

I am developing an app that will download a few files (around 50mb in all) per user. The thing is, I am unsure of where to upload files do this. (and do it legally). These are the features that I ...
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How to 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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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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Join files in the cloud

I have a Dropbox/One Drive/Google Drive account. I also have a very large file to be uploaded (12GB). My internet connectivity is limited, so I will not be able to upload the file in one go. Is there ...
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How to save files from remote server

I am not sure if this question belongs here, so feel free to migrate. I have some files on a mail server(I am not sure how this works, but I can access these from the Linux terminal by ssh-ing the ...
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How to re-mail emails rather than forward them?

I'm trying to automatically forward certain emails - and their attachments - to a mailserver that delivers emails based on the "To: " header. Here's what I've tried: - "forwarding filters" in gmail - ...
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Is there a personal cloud solution that keep versions for documents? [closed]

Today I have lost a file which I've worked on for the last day & half by a mistake. As result, I'm looking to buy a personal cloud solution which will automatically backup my files while I save ...
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How can I sync my clipboard across multiple computers?

What's the easiest way to sync a clipboard between multiple computers? I would prefer a cross-platform solution but anything is better then nothing. I do want to be on a different network and still ...
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SQL Azure VM Cannot Connect

I have SQL Azure VM Following are the configuration of the VM SIZE Basic_A1 (1 core, 1.75 GB memory) After few hours I cannot log into server using any of following methods. Remote Desktop ...
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How can I set the “Domain” for a new Project in Cloudstack?

I'm trying to set up, via the cloudstack web UI, a new "project" for a team to use for a certain project. This team already has a few other projects set up, and there's a "domain" that those projects ...
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How do I enable the Cloud settings in Notepad++ 6.6.7 for Windows 8.1 Update 1?

I updated to Notepad++ 6.6.7 and wanted to move the settings to my OneDrive. But when I open Settings->Preferences->Cloud, the DropBox and OneDrive options are both disabled. How do I enable them? ...
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Online service to execute Ruby scripts

I am investigating the possibility to start a backup up server remotely in case the main server fails. The idea is: Amazon Route 53 monitors the main server The server fails, which triggers an alarm ...
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Change Config Direction of Notepad++

I want to know where I can change the location where Notepad++ saves the config files (which is by default the appdata folder, if not checked that it should not use this folder) The reason why I want ...
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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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Saving source code of a personal project (made with Netbeans) to the cloud

I'm using Netbeans for code development of a personal project. Often times the computer I'm working on isn't mine or I may not be on it always (for example it's a library computer or one I'm using at ...
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Efficient solution for on the cloud backup and archiving [closed]

At my current office i have an old PowerEdge server machine with the following spec: 2.1 Xeon, 500GB, 8GB DDR2. The machine is installed with MS Server 2008, and mostly used as a storage server ...
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WD My Cloud very slow

I just bought a WD My Cloud 3 TB, connected it to my modem and connected 6 devices to it. Currently I am getting very slow response times, 0.5 - 3 seconds while browsing the files. (and it is empty) ...
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AWS free user tier - how to deploy first Rails app

I've signed up with Amazon Web Services free user tier. I'm a little overwhelmed with all the tools on offer. I've been deploying my apps recently to Heroku so familiar with using Git to deploy signs ...
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Restoring Box Sync (box.com) using physical media after OS reinstall

I have my Box Folder on a different drive ( D: ) than my Operating System Drive ( C: ) I follow these instructions to set the local folder on the second drive. ...
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WD My Cloud disconnecting from network during file transfer

I bought a WD My Cloud 2 TB and when I opened it for the first time, it offered for me to upgrade to the latest firmware version: 3.04.01. I upgraded, then I started to copy my files into drive. After ...
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Thin client FL300 software?

My cloud computer FL300 thin-client is wiped , how can i install its operating system again , can any one help me with that , i searched for it on the net but i couldn't find anything , it has ...
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is it possible to share hardware resources through network? [closed]

Suppose there are several laptops in my house and I would like to connect them and then in one of the laptops use their hardware resources (CPU, Graphic card and etc) to play a game that a laptop ...
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Can cloud-based approaches like Azure be described as 'environmentally friendly'?

I'm responding to a Request for Proposals for a new insurance implementation. In my response I state that the "the elastic approach allows us to scale-down during periods of low demand, thus providing ...
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Can I put Applications into Dropbox? If not, is there anywhere else I can?

I am wondering if I can use Dropbox to put applications in, or if there is another 'cloud' that I can use. This would make transferring applications from computer to computer much easier.
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Remote USB debug for Android

I intend to develop Android but my computer has limited capabilities (low on disk space and CPU resources), so I thought of the following: I use a virtual machine in the cloud (preferably Azure) ...
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Bookmarks Sync problems with chrome

Actually I'm signed-on in Google Chrome. I've trying to sync my bookmark on two PC but very often I need to sign-out and sign-in again to force the bookmark syncing. I've tried to signal the problem ...
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How to start after installing OpenStack

I have installed OpenStack following the tutorial from here I want to know that how can I deploy simple PHP application using Apache Hadoop on OpenStack? Any reference?
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What is “Fog computing”?

I'm reading a work on Cloud services and it touches briefly upon "Fog computing" as an example of possible future development branch of software-hardware infrastructure, without specifying what it is ...
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Rent High Performance Single Core PC for a week [closed]

I have a classification task that requires a powerful single core. I've looked at Amazon and Azure services, but these guys get their computing power but offering multiple virtual cores. Which are ...
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Cloud Solution without Flavors

On which cloud platform I can create servers with API with specific RAM, HDD and vCPU? I've tried OpenStack, but it requires already saved specific Flavors. Which is strange, I tought it's fully ...
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Best ways to organize photo collections [closed]

Sorry for the TL;DR I am desperately trying to find a solution which satisfies all my needs and I cannot find any. All my googling showed answers for the different questions then I am interested in. ...
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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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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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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 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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where does openshift log when “unable to create gear on node”?

I'm trying to create a new application and I get an error when using the command line (rhc app create -a firstphp -t php-5.3) and when using the console through the browser. I didn't find any useful ...