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Change the default search page in Firefox 31? [duplicate]

I typically remove the embedded search box from the Firefox UI. I have other uses for that screen real estate. Instead, I open a new tab and hit Control+K to go to the Google home page. But Firefox ...
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PowerPoint 2010/2013 how to override the photo album default template/layout

I am trying to find a way to override or customize the default layout/template that PowerPoint uses when I insert a photo album (Ribbon menu->Insert->Photo Album [in the images section]). We will be ...
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Choosing between opening a file with primary or secondary program with a shortcut in window8.1 / 7

Hi I'm asking this since I'm a manga lover and most mangas come in zip/rar files. Mostly, I'm using CDisplay to view them, I already added a line in my registry which will make an "open with CDisplay" ...
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Excel Hyperlink Default File Type

Is there a way to set the default file type when inserting a hyperlink in Excel 2010? I typically want to link a PDF stored locally... insert hyperlink (ctrl+k) > "browse for file" icon > click ...
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How to remove birthday january 1,1900 from TONS of contacts in my gmail [migrated]

I don't know if this is the right forum to ask such a question but I need a solution to this asap. It sets DOB to Ist Jan 1900 by default. I have found a similar question on this google group link ...
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Strange icon behaviour with Kubuntu [migrated]

Since a couple of days I started having a strange behaviour from Kubuntu, apparently it does not properly apply the icon set that I have chosen. My favourite set is KFaenza, and I've used it since a ...
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How to change the template default left indent from 0.25 to 0.00 for bullets in Word 2010

My company has changed their document standards to require that bullets are now set at the left margin. Every time I create a new document the bullet is indented 0.25". I've opened the NORMAL.DOTM ...
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Set default font for received and unstyled HTML messages in Outlook

Many mail programs (Thunderbird, for instance) and mailing lists send HTML mail without additional CSS or inline styles, leaving it to the mail client to decide what font to choose. In Outlook 2010, ...
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“%1” in the “Open With menu” in Windows 8.1

While trying to choose the program to open some .TGA files, I clicked "Open with" and what I saw was that there is an option "%1", and it's selected by default. What is that? Is it a bug in registry ...
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How can I make pref changes via defaults command happen immediately?

There are many changes to Finder, Dock, etc. preferences that you can do with the defaults command, i.e. defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool yes However, in order to make the ...
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How to set gpg2 as default implementation of gpg on debian?

My debian installation came with gpg 1.4.12, while I would like to be running 2.0.19. The former comes in the package gnupg and the latter gnupg2. They can coexist peacefully as far as I know, but I ...
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How -exactly- do I change the default address-bar search on Mozilla Firefox?

Sigh. I fired up firefox today and it is somehow now set to use yahoo as the default search engine on the address bar. This solution here no longer works, because keyword.url has been removed. I have ...
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Windows 7 / 8 stop modal dialogue flash on parent focus

Is there some setting in Windows where I can change the default behavior that causes the border and title of a modal dialogue box to flash like 6 or 7 times when I click on the parent window? Simply ...
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Identify files run at login and how to handle a new user environment on Linux

I'm trying to identify the files run at login, in order. I'm thinking specifically of files like ~/.*shrc (.bashrc, .tcshrc, etc.), ~/.profile, or /etc/profile. I'm running on a different system ...
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Firefox 29: Set default folder for setting bookmark (Ctrl + D)

I have Firefox 29.0.1 and would like to change the default folder a bookmark is saved in when pressing Ctrl + D. Currently when pressing Ctrl + D the folder is always ""Bookmarks Menu" but I want it ...
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Libreoffice - change default zoom?

I don't understand how default zooming works in libreoffice. For example I like it to default zoom at 100%. One time I accidently zoomed (when trying to select lots of rows) and after that imidiatly ...
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Best approach to change the Program Files directory

I am about to reinstall windows 8.1 on my laptop and have 1 SSD and 1 HDD. My idea is to install Windows on the SSD and configure it to set the default program files directory to the HDD. However I'd ...
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How can I reset default programs in Windows 7?

By mistake I had changed default program with other files and now all of my files and programs seem to have been changed to word documents, and they do not open. I cannot even open the internet any ...
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Sublime Text 3 - Quick Add/Find Match behavior

Suppose I'm working with a file In Sublime Text 3 that contains multiple occurrences of a single character variable, c, which I want to rename to another name. When I select one instance of that ...
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How to move starred and unread messages to top without destroying the order by date (descending)?

I'm trying to order my messages in my thunderbird inboxes and have multiple issues. I want to oder my mails like the following: Importent (starred) messages should always stay on top. Unread ...
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Set outlook to send files to folder rather than Deleteded items folder

Is there a way to change where files go when they are deleted. were currently running outlook 2013 under Exchange (office 365) Ideally the solution could specify a directory that the "deleted" ...
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Advanced RAM configuration [closed]

I'm a little unsure about whether my current BIOS ram settings are the optimal for the RAM i have. I'm aware some RAM modules may configure themselves with a bit slower speed by default than what they ...
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Why are the default options for Windows Firewall exceptions to allow on public but not on private networks?

I get the following dialog whenever Windows Firewall (on Win7 SP1) catches a new program trying to get network access: Why does it allow public by default but not private? Isn't public the less ...
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Firefox 27.0.1 Ubuntu, headers in Google Search much too big

Since Firefox 27.0.1, the Google search headers looks too big (but didn't see any changes on other websites). Look the difference to Opera (normal): [UPDATE] It looks even normal in Chrome: ...
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How to fix recurring dialog “How do you want to open this type of link (http)” in Windows 8.1? Choosing default browser won't stick

More often than not, after I log in to Windows 8.1 and use some programs (almost exclusively in desktop mode) I end up seeing the following dialog at some point. It just happened now after I clicked ...
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Set default tab in Outlook

Default tab in Outlook is 0.5 and it makes bulleted lists look bad. I can change tab size per each and every paragraph in each and every email each and every time I make a list but that's ...
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Make style changes in notepad++ permanent

When I select a theme and make changes to the font name and font size, they always default back to original settings whenever I reopen notepad++. Is there a way of making font name and size changes to ...
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Windows 7 how to display proper icons

I am running windows 7. I have the default program for .py files set to the python.exe. If I double click a .py file it will launch correctly with python. But in the windows explorer the icon next ...
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New tab button on Firefox toolbar?

I recently had my Firefox profile corrupted and I had to restore default settings with this procedure. Previously I had a "new tab" button on my toolbar, and now it doesn't seem to be available ...
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DHCP fallback based on /etc/hosts lookup of your hostname

I have a Kubuntu box (12.04) which usually gets its IP via DHCP. However, it also has a hosts file with some entries in case the DHCP+DNS server fails. Now, if there is no DHCP available, I want the ...
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Getting rid / Moving of pre-set folders in the User folder

So we all know how Windows sets up a user folder, with a few default directories. I am very happy to leave some of them (pictures, Videos etc.) but some are just bothersome and/or useless. I realise ...
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How do I restore original configuration file that's in the home directory?

I'm asking in general but also because I'd like to know how to restore a configuration file of the Transmission bittorrent client (apt package is named transmission-gtk). I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and it ...
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Add BCC field to Oulook 2013 email by default

Is there a way to make the BCC field in outlook show up by default on every new email?
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Add Google as Default Search Provider for Windows 8.1 IE 11

I have been trying with no luck to use Google as the default search provider for IE11 on Windows 8.1 Currently I can only add Google Australia as an "Accelerator" however this does not provide the ...
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how to change the default open-with program to a program on the second disk

I have a 250GB HDD for my system and a 60GB SSD using a SATA port. I installed most of my applications on the SSD. There's a strange thing though. I can not change the default open-with program to a ...
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How do I permanently disable Wacom touch on Linux"

I have a wacom tablet with touch feature which I never use, on top of I hate to use because it is always on my way interferes with my palm. I would like to disable it permanently if possible. I use ...
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How to configure TortoiseHg workbench to show latest changes by default?

When I start the TortoiseHg Workbench, nearly always I want to see what changed since the last commit. So I wait for it to start up, then double-click the repository in the far left "repository ...
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Gvim 7.4: how to save the default font setting? Any improvements from gvim 7.3?

As the following post demonstrates: How to change the default font of gVim on Windows 7 it is impossible to save the default Gvim font from the Gvim program. Closing Gvim will cause it to completely ...
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Why isn't ZFS the default for fresh installs of FreeBSD?

(By the title, I'm sure this looks like an opinion question, but I'm actually looking for specific facts and materially, information to help me sort through some of the heavily in-favor-of-zfs ...
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Reset behaviour for connected device

When connecting my phone to my computer, the modern UI app for phones (Windows 8) automatically starts. It's probably my fault for checking this option by mistake, but I want to get rid of it. I want ...
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How to change the spacing before and after property values in Visual Studio?

So in Visual Studio, every time I assign a property to an ASP and/or HTML tag, the double-quotes are placed immediately after the equals sign, like so:  propertyName ="" Furthermore, any such ...
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What is the default username and password for SonarQube?

What is the default username and password for a fresh installation of SonarQube? Or how do you create a user?
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Where are the default audio settings located?

In the audio devices Control Panel in Windows 7, there's a button titled "Restore Defaults" for any given audio device -- Where are these defaults coming from? Where are they stored (i.e., on-device, ...
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In Windows 7, how do I make Sound Scheme changes for all users?

On a Windows 7 machine, I would like to make changes to a Sound Scheme and have them affect all users on that machine. I've found that if I log in as a user without administrative privileges, I can ...
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Sublime Text 2 open last opened files from last seesion. Mac OS X

I'm a big fan of Sublime Text 2. Previously I used to work on Fedora. There whenever I closed sublime text 2 (with a lot of files opened) and opened after a system restart, or just closing sublime ...
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How can I set the default aspect ratio for videos in VLC?

When opening video files, sometimes the aspect ratio doesn't fit my TV and I see black bars either side: How can I set the default aspect ratio to 16:9, so that I don't have to right-click and ...
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I somehow made our linux box's “CP” command act differently than the default, how can I revert it back to default?

Title explains it; Somehow in installing the 'z' directory jumper, I made our linux machines CP command act strangely (for example: it no longer prompts for overwrites, it auto-forces it whether we ...
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How can I update the default directory for Windows Command Processor to be my home directory? [duplicate]

When I run cmd.exe, the directory I start in is my home directory (C:\Users\Edd>) When I pin cmd.exe to the start menu and run it from there the directory I start in is C:\Windows\System32> ...
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How to always highlight playing track in Foobar2000 playlist in the Default UI?

In Foobar's default user interface, the current playing track is signaled only by a very discreet arrow - no bold, no highlight, no different color. The only 'highlighting' happens by selecting ...
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Synergy complete removal, including settings (Windows 7)

I'm having some problems with synergy (I'm an experience synergy user, and experience with linux and windows 7). My problem is that when I uninstall synergy, and re install it, the settings are ...