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How can I modify the Firefox defaults?

How can I modify the Firefox defaults to contain a few Add-ons? # NoScript https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/downloads/latest/722/addon-722-latest.xpi # HTTPS Everywhere https://www.eff.org/...
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Print only the 1st page of emails from eBay & PayPal by default

I buy a lot of stuff off eBay for work and have to print the order confirmation and PayPal receipt emails from Outlook to give to Accounts. Every time, I have to change Page range to 1, because there ...
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Changing default program for all users on Terminal Server

I need to change the default program for all users on a terminal server (Windows Server 2008 R2). I have seen another article on SuperUser (How to set default programs for all users on a Windows ...
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Deleting user defaults under Mac OS X 10.10.3

Since a short time (I (guess* since Mac OS X 10.10.2) I was able to clear my settings under NSUserDefaults via defaults delete ~/Library/Preference/<my app>.plist But all of a sudden it does ...
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What is the default timezone in a typical Linux (if any)?

I am administering a CentOS 6 Linux OS. I want to remove all explicit timezone information where such information may cause anything but UTC timezone for the system. This is because it is a template ...
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How do I get files with no extension to open with Sublime Text 2 by default?

Whenever I download programs or MediaWiki extensions there nearly always are README, INSTALL and COPYING files contained within the downloaded directory(s). These files usually have no file extension ...
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File Associations Broken

Back Story: I downloaded OuterWilds and the download failed to complete, being incompetent but also tech savvy, i got the "OuterWilds_Alpha_1_2_PC.zip.part" file, renamed it to "...
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Does changing the default program for opening a specific file affects the computer behavior?

I have some .java files that I want to view/edit in Notepad++, but I am not sure how this will affect other programs. Would the compiler still be able to compile them, or would I find some issues? I ...
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Windows 8 Task Manager Settings Reset to Default if Windows is not Shut Down Properly

I liked the windows task manager in windows 8 because of the new features compared to the older versions. I change its settings according to my needs: Always on top Set the update speed to fast (...
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What is the thinking behind OS X and iOS modifying my settings across updates?

Every time I update OS X, the Guest account is turned on. Every time I update iOS, bluetooth is turned on. I always have to manually turn these settings back off after updating. Why does Apple not ...
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How to define what IE is going to be launched by default (32 bit vs 64 bit)

Following my previous question here, how do I define what browser will be opened by default when running a web address from Run Dialog? At the moment my issue is that at the moment it opens the 32 bit ...
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How to change LibreOffice settings without GUI

Is there a way to change Libre Office settings through command line or some configuration file? We would want to change the measurement units from imperial to metric while converting to HTML in ...
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Why does Windows 7 intentionally make itself slow?

I've encountered this oddity with 5 different machines, running different versions of Windows 7. I've seen the same issue in Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate. The System Allocates Less Virtual ...
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how to change adobe reader default Page Display?

When I read a document in Adobe Reader, it's always in Two Page Scrolling. So I want that to be the default Page Display setting. Instead of Single Page View. Path: View -> Page Display -> Two Page ...
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How can I set the default Windows8 default open file to insert the file name in a command line oneliner?

When I double click files of the type .xise, I need my system to execute the following: C:\Xilinx\14.5\ISE_DS\settings32.bat C:\Xilinx\14.5\ISE_DS\ISE\bin\nt\ise.exe PATH\TO\XISE\FILE\filename.xise ...
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How to change the location where installed program stores its settings?

I am trying to change the default path where a program stores its settings. The program is Just Gestures. It's stores its settings in C:\Users\%userprofile%\AppData\Local\Just Gestures and i want to ...
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Default .pdf-viewer for Filezilla using Mint/Ubuntu

I am currently using Filezilla 3.7.3. on Linux Mint 17 and have trouble with the default .pdf-viewer. Ones I double-click on a .pdf-file in the embedded file browser, GIMP instead of okular/evince/...
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How to make a skype settings file?

Is there a way to make a settings file for skype on a windows 7 (home) laptop which will select the default audio input device, default audio output device and always answer using video mode ? For ...
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How do I change the homepage and search engine settings in Google Chrome V39 on all network computers

I need to setup Chrome so that the homepage is that of the schools website and the search engine is that of the schools custom one. I know I can sign in to all the computers to sync the the homepage ...
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Windows Explorer view settings for a particular subtree

From the "Folder Option" menu in Windows Explorer, I changed the default view for all folders to be Large Icons. As far as it goes, I am happy with it. What I want to do now is, selectively use "...
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How do I make sure my computer doesn't reset without asking me first? [duplicate]

I am perfectly happy with my computer letting me know when there are updates that need to be installed and resetting is necessary. I want it to continue doing that. I do not, however, want it to do ...
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Setting Spotify as Default Music Player for Windows 7

I want to make spotify as my default music player. I have the music button in my keyboard and I want to open spotify whenever I pressed this music button, what should I do?
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Use GitHub's Atom Text Editor as Default Text Editor in Windows

I think the title says it all. I downloaded Atom, which comes over as a zip file containing an executable, etc. When I right-click on a text file, source code file, etc, in Windows Explorer and select ...
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Windows “Open With” application not appearing as an option

For some reason lately I've experienced this issue with trying to set a default application for an extension. The most common ways are the following: Right Click > Open With > Choose Default Program ...
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How to make Select Tool mode default instead of Hand Tool in PDF-XChange Viewer?

I am always using PDF-XChange Viewer for PDF viewing, which works great for me. One issue that bothers me a lot is that, by default, it will be in Hand Tool (second button checked in the following ...
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How do I open publisher at 75% or larger page view?

When I open a Publisher document in my Microsoft 365, it never opens at 100% of its size. In fact, it usually opens at 43%-63%. I would be satisfied with the default of 75%, but I want to be the one ...
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alternate osx default keyboard after reboot?

Is there a way to set Colemak as my default keyboard on startup? Can this be done in shell using "defaults write"? I'd like to include it in my setup script. I did enable "Show input menu in login ...
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Notepad++ doesn't apply my custom word style

I want to add keywords for system methods/commands like console, document, Math , ... Notepad recognizes the keywords, but doesn't format it with the colors... stylers.xml <LexerType name="...
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On Debian : Must create and set as default resolution. How?

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Mac Mini G4 PowerPC and i'm trying to set it up to output its correct monitor resolution on startup. I am using LXDE GUI. The thing is, the LXDE resolution applet ...
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c# defaults to c/# in Chrome

Whenever I enter a search starting with c# in my browser bar at the top of chrome (which is very often), after I press enter, it changes to c/#. I have no idea why. It did not use to do this. It ...
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Migrating Eclipse from Juno to Luna

I just upgraded my Ubuntu computer from 12.04 to 14.04, and my Eclipse Juno stopped working (couldn't start). So I decided to download Eclipse Luna. Now I can open Eclipse, but all my projects, ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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How to access “Mail and Chat Accounts” setting in Opera browser for Windows?

Im trying to use the Chat feature in the Opera browser. When looking up directions on how to set up and use the Chat feature, virtually all the pages mention going to the "Mail and Chat Accounts" ...
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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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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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 ...