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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 ...
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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 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 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 don't I have a “Make Google Chrome the default browser” button in my Chrome settings?

My Chrome settings says "Google Chrome is not currently your default browser." But there's no button that allows me to set Chrome as the default browser: Running Windows 7 x64. Absolutely baffled. ...
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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 ...
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Microsoft Word - Paragraph > Borders - Set default as “All Borders”

I'm trying to figure out a way of setting Microsoft Word's default 'borders' setting to be 'All Borders' rather than the 'Bottom Border' that it is currently. I've been searching through forums, but ...
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Is it possible to change settings (change home page (default)) by pressing a link which has a special code for that?

I'm wondered if I'm protected from my browser settings change without my permission- by mistakenly clicking on a malicious link that is kinda treat that changes my "start up " page in a browser. In ...
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What does the default /etc/profile on Mac OS X 10.8 look like?

Some idiot altered my /etc/profile file, and I want to revert it to the system default, because I have now realized that I would rather override whatever needs to be overriden using files in my home ...
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How to change wireless carrier on a windows phone [closed]

How can I change the wireless carrier AT&T on a windows 7.5 phone, I have a sim card for telcel america everything works I get e-mails and updates from facebook but I can not surf the netor get ...
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How can I keep a Windows registry key constant?

Is there a way to lock a system registry key from being changed? Or to somehow keep it constant? In Windows 7, I'm trying to prevent a system registry key from being automatically changed any time a ...
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Why doesn't “best performance” system settings apply to all users?

I have two users, A (admin) and B. Logged in as B, I hit Win+PauseBreak, click Advanced, enter A's password, and choose "Adjust for best performance." I hit OK (or Apply and then OK) and OK and then ...
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changing default SMTP port in Outlook Express 6 permanently

Every time I use Outlook I need to change SMTP port to 587. The problem is that every time I start the program it restores the default port 25. How can I set the port to 587 permanently?
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Where does open office writer save its default template

Does anybody know where Openoffice saves its configuration for standard font, size etc? I know i can create a template which gets used as a standard for new documents, but how do i get the location ...
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Dual OS configuration [duplicate]

I have installed windows and Linux(ubuntu) on the same machine. Now the problem is when I start my machine, It directly goes to Linux and not asking me for the selection of OS either I want to load ...
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Internet Explorer doesn't keep default printer settings

I have a pc with two printers, one hp that I use to print A4 sheet and a Zebra GK420t. Users use Zebra to print labels from a web application. The problem is that internet explorer (version 7 but I ...
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Define only certain files to be opened with certain software

I have some .php files, Some of them i want to be opened automatically by notepad++, So i go to properties then change the open with value, The problem is that all my .php files is now automatically ...
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notepad++: How to reset all the setting to default ones?

i change settings a lot. Now, i think I've played with Notepad++ too much. Now how can I reset the settings ? btw, I don't want to uninstall, then install again. that's not so "superuser"-ish, right ...
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How to reset Excel 2010 settings to Default?

Excel's cells are very small when at 100% zoom (see screenshot below): I have searched Excel's menu but couldn't find anything relevant. I tried to install Microsoft Fixit but it said it wasn't ...
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Problems with Default Settings

I have a Windows 7 laptop, and accidentally changed the default settings for all programs. Now all of my files and programs seem to have been changed to word documents, and they do not open. I ...
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How to change boot settings correctly?

I have a hard drive with system and sometimes I want to boot from an USB flash drive. How to change settings of booting correctly so that: Boot from hard drive if there no flash drive. Boot from ...
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Turn off Snap and Glue in MS Visio 2007 permanently

Every time I create new drawing document in Microsoft Visio 2007, drawing options "Snap" and "Glue" are turned on by default. I find both of them particularly annoying, so every time I create a new ...
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Where does a Quick-Time powered application store changes to the user interface?

I have downloaded an application written with the Quick Time library (for Windows 7). The application does not need an installation: just unzip it in a directory and run the program. It works, but I ...
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Where does Windows store CPU affinity settings?

I’m experiencing a strange issue in Windows XP. On bootup, any processes spawned by the system (services, autorun programs, etc.) are set to use both of the CPU’s threads. Explorer however, and any ...
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Set default tab url in firefox 14

In the latest firefox update, new tabs show -instead of the previously default blank page- a window of recently viewed pages. Before this was available, I had installed an 'addon' to allow this ...
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keyword.url setting in firefox getting overriden by Anti-virus Settings

I am trying to set the value for keyword.url in the about:config page of mozilla firefox as https://www.google.com/#hl=en&q=. But it is getting overidden quickly by the anti-virus that is ...
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What is a good way of synchronising Word Bibilography data between machines

I'm helping a friend to use Word 2010 for university work, and synchronising between two computers using SpiderOak. I have the following problem, which would have been totally avoidable if Microsoft ...
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Is there a “FORCMD” variable (like “DIRCMD”, “COPYCMD”, etc.)?

The dir command checks for a dircmd environment variable for default arugments to use. Likewise, the copy and move commands check copycmd. Is there a corresponding variable (by any name) for the for ...
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Does anyone have an original Word 2003 normal.dot file?

I'm running Microsoft Office XP Small Business which has Word 2003. I need to know what the Original Default settings were in normal.dot for Paragraph Formatting, specifically: Indentation: Special: ...
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Modifying Business Card View in Outlook

The owner of my company prefers the Outlook Business Card view. I am tasked with adding the "referred by" field to this view, also making it a searchable field. I can do it individually, one by one, ...
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Permanently and globally stop openoffice calc from autocorrecting dates/time

When I type "15:45" or "21/12" openoffice Calc changes it to "15:45:00" and "21-12-2011". How do I disable this globally and permanently? I know you can use "Format cell..." and then select text, but ...