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Execute local script requiring arguments on Linux via plink

Is it possible to execute (from windows) a local script with arguments on a remote linux system? Here's what I got: plink 1.2.3.4 -l root -pw mypassword -m hello.sh Is there a way to do this ...
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tabcal.exe command line switches

There is a utility on Windows 7 that allows you to do touch calibration, if you have a supported touch screen. The executable is tabcal.exe and it's located in: C:\Windows\System32 I'm look for a ...
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How to auto-generate filename of PDF in wkhtmltopdf based on the page title?

I'm using the following syntax to generate PDF from URL: wkhtmltopdf http://example.com/ example.pdf Is there any way to generate filename automatically based on its page title? So I'm expecting ...
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Win7-64 powercfg –lastwake invalid parameter

The command "powercfg –lastwake" gives invalid parameter error, however powercfg /lastwake works. What gives?
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PowerPoint command switch open in “Browsed by an individual” mode

PowerPoint provides the opportunity to save a PowerPoint in the slide show mode: "Browsed by an individual". This feature is pretty genius when running multiple PPs side by side. My problem is that ...
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Unzipping files using winzip in command prompt

I am trying to unzip the files from an archive called wz_test at the command prompt, using the following command: wzunzip -d c:\wz_test.zip c:\new I am not able to unzip because it's saying that ...
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Is there a difference between a command line flag and a command line option?

I am hearing these two terms interchangeably and I am wondering if there is any difference between them, like flags are for one letter options or flags are after a single dash.
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How do I start Chrome using a specified “user profile”?

I use the new built-in "Users" feature of Chrome to switch between Home/Work accounts easily. However, Chrome remembers the "last" user profile you had selected when launching new windows. This is a ...
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how to pass output of grep to “lsof -p”

I want to know the path of currently running ./a.out There are several MPI process, but I only need one of the PID of several ./a.out. So I first use below code to grep it ps aux|grep -P ...
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Need a TeamViewer command line switch to start session in full screen mode

There's an official TeamViewer Help page that provides a couple of startup switches to create a shortcut to a particular host: ...
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How to pass a filename by drag-and-drop to a shortcut in Windows

I have a program program.exe and a document document.txt, and to open the document, I can drag document.txt onto program.exe. So far so good. Now I want to call it with a command-line parameter -param ...
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getting error while using command line switches in zim-wiki

I don't know why I am getting this error when I am calling zim from the command line. link to the documentation for using command line options For example zim --help
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vim/gvim command line switches?

I've just spent 1/2 hour trying to find a list of command line switches for vim. Since vim is a "command line editor" a search on "vim command line ..." is not very useful. I got curious trying to ...
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Writing Command Line information to remote machine or web service?

I hope one of you could help me with a quick query that I have, as follows. I have a corridor rooms (about a 100 machines) and I want to collect the hostname of each. I have access to the command line ...
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SendEmail in hidden or minimized

I use SendEmail.exe to send automatic emails using Windows Task Scheduler But when it does launch that SendEmail.exe it launches in a command prompt shown below which is shown on the screen for few ...
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Cannot launch app minimized with /minimized

For whatever reason, AMD Gaming Evolved (Raptr) is dying randomly (ticket has been submitted). I made a task schedule that automatically launches Raptr every hour with this action: "C:\Program Files ...
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Equivalent of `$@` for windows shell

I use batch files to create wrappers around some commands which need extra argument to work. For example, I have a file pip.cmd which adds a custom proxy argument to all pip calls: pip.exe ...
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What is a good linux os to have that focuses on becoming a good system admin? [closed]

I want to build my skills and knowledge but dont know where to start. I have a vmworkstation that i want to install a linux os but dont know which one to install to eventually make me a good system ...
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pkzip and smeltwater - is my memory wrong?

Circa 1994 I remember someone telling me with glee that an easy way to remember a certain set of command-line arguments for pkzip was to arrange them so that they spelt out smeltwater, or something ...
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Get FileZilla Server version from command line

Is there any way how to get FileZilla server version from command line? Client can do this. FileZillaServer.exe /v, FileZillaServer.exe /version or the same with dash does not work.
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Is it possible to add command line arguments or additional applications to Win7 jumplists?

In Win7 SP1, is there a way to add items to jumplists to launch the associated application with different command-line parameters, or even launch other applications? There are a number of tools that ...
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Opening Folder Options window in Windows from the command prompt

If I need to open the Control Panel through the command prompt, it is enough to type control I need to open the Folder Options window through typing some command through the command prompt. Any ...
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detailed listing and description of freearc switches

The documentation that comes with freearc seems a little bit sparse and outdated unfortunately, at least when reading posts on http://encode.ru/ And following the trial and error principle is ...
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Open file in Notepad++ as a tab without closing launched process

Some old tools are designed to work with an external text editor. I am stuck using a legacy tool that does this in the following way: Create a temporary file with the content to be edited. Launch ...
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Shortcuts with command line arguments blocked with IE error - These files can't be opened

My local shortcuts (.lnk files) do not execute if the shortcut has any command-line arguments On freshly-installed 64-Bit Windows 8 Shortcut worked fine on Windows 7 32-Bit It depends where the ...
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Batch Files to Remove minus sign from Filenames

I am attempting to clean-up some file-names in a particular folder and I'm wondering how I would go about creating a batch file to remove a minus sign from the beginning of each file-name. I have a ...
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Recursive folder rename through command line

I have 500000 plus files in over 3000 directories and need to rename all folders called PHOTOS to Photos. I also need to Rename any Folders call Photos blah blah blah to be called just Photos. It ...
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Firefox with arguments stripped from start menu

Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10, some of my start menu items have gone missing. Among them is one to start the Firefox profile manager, and another to launch a specific profile. They were in ...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of OBS on Mac OS X?

I've read that using the -multi command will allow you to open multiple instances of OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) simultaneously. I tried adding the parameter via the command line, but it only ...
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Can I query a different AD domain with the default Win7 install? [duplicate]

Background I work in an Enterprise where our Active Directory is locked down pretty tight and only Info Security has access to administer changes. I'm using a standard Win7 Enterprise x64 Service ...
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extract portion of text from cmd

I need to extract a portion of text from a text file log.txt, where the contents of the file are as follows. SESSIONNAME USERNAME ID STATE TYPE DEVICE services ...
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How to suppress the “Quick Compare” dialog window when running from command line?

When I use Process.Start() in my .NET app to open two text files in Beyond Compare, the Quick Compare dialog box pops up. I want to suppress this and have it go straight into text compare mode. It ...
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What does “move ^<” do in Windows?

I accidentally entered this command in a big working directory and got this result: d:\prog>move ^< 10 file(s) moved. Can someone explain what have I just done? I have no idea :/ ...
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Moving specific files into a folder based on directory using Command Prompt

I have a series of about 100 folders called E101,E102....E200. Within each of these folders is a file called calquip.docx and calquon.docx I would like to move calquip.docx and calquon.docx into a ...
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How to run git pull command non-interactively?

I've the following find command which scans all previously cloned git repositories and pull them again: find $PWD -name .git -type d -print -execdir git pull -qv ';' The problem is that some of the ...
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Nslookup command line with A record IP as sole output

I've found the following command to get your current public IP that works well from command line: nslookup myip.opendns.com resolver1.opendns.com I want to be able to run a command though that JUST ...
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Windows: how to call batch file with low priority with Ctrl+C support?

I know that I can run a batch file with a low priority using command: cmd /c start /B /BELOWNORMAL mvn.bat clean install && exit... The problem is when I press Ctrl+C it does not stop the ...
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%T specifier in printf option of `stat` command

I want to know what is %T specifier in stat printf option and how it gets the file descriptor value ie., fd,1 is printed by using the below command. command is $> echo `stat -L ...
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How do I find out command line arguments of a running program?

I'm looking for a tool or method to find out what command line parameters have been passed to a program, for example when it was run by another program (launcher-application scenario).
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How to create an alias for standard “java” execution command?

I want to create an alias for running the java projects on command line, like instead of putting "java classname" every time ; I want to create an alias for that 'java' command. For instance, "run ...
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Disable erroneous file type detection by extension on ffmpeg

I am trying to transcode mjpeg files with ffmpeg and it is incorrectly detecting settings. If the file has no extension, or an unknown extension, ffmpeg will correctly detect mjpeg format and will ...
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Error starting OneNote from command prompt

When I start OneNote 2013 from a command prompt, OneNote opens, but I am getting this error: Microsoft Office has identified a potential security concern Hyperlinks can be harmful to your computer ...
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Creating m3u playlist of the most recent (100) files in a directory

I'm not familiar with scripting / shell commands. I have a .bat file that generates four m3u playlists (absolute paths) from the contents of four folders. @echo off cd E:\Music\Downloads dir /o:n ...
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How to disable Gecko package popup for Wine?

When I run my app under Wine: wine my_app.exe I've got this annoying popup: which says: Wine could not find a Gecko package which is needed for applications embedding HTML to work correctly. ...
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Execute multiple commands in init.d script on boot

I found a guide for fixing permissions on an EXT4 filesystem on a MicroSD card. The AOSP/CyanogenMod ROMs I've tried will mount this, but the permissions are messed up. The guide used to work fine on ...
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Batch script to execute jobs one after the other using a GUID as an input argument

I would like to create a batch file which I can reuse with different GUID input parameters. Normally, I execute a file 4 times, one after the other with varying input parameters like so: ...
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TextPad Command Line Argument: Open in Existing TextPad Instance

What are the command line arguments you can use for TextPad? I've searched for this but TextPad doesn't document this. We have an external application; when the user clicks a button our application ...
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This bash command runs on OSX but not on Busybox ..why?

I've got this bash one-liner , it runs fine on OSX, but doesn't on Linux, I'm suspecting the linux distro (Busybox) on my Qnap has got something to do with this . Here is the command that runs on OSX ...
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Missing arguments in SQL 2012 command line installation

I am new to SQL installation through command line. We are developing an application and using Installation Shield. I need to install SQL server on clients pc, so I am using command line silent ...
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Modify Chrome's startup command line options

I managed somehow to install an insidious toolbar. It modified many of my browser settings but one is especially puzzling. By typing chrome://version in the address bar I've noticed the following in ...