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Making the Windows Terminal Usable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: maximizing the windows Command prompt What I'd like is a way to make the command prompt and PowerShell a little more user friendly. Some basics of a good terminal or ...
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Do you really need a license to develop Windows 8 metro apps?

Do you really need a license to develop Windows 8 metro apps? Even for third party ones not intended to be included in the Windows 8 store? I thought the Metro was the future, and I understand why ...
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How to open ftp link from website in Windows Explorer?

So, i have link on ftp in my page. When user click on this link he's relocate on ftp which open in browser. Is it possible to create behavior such as opening ftp links in Windows Explorer?
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What are the risks of giving developers admin rights to their own PCs? [closed]

I need to convince my internal IT department to give my new team of developers admin rights to our own PCs. They seem to think this will create some security risk to the network. Can anyone explain ...
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Software Development Environment Locking up entirely

Currently, our software developers are working with MSVC and have certain parts of their build process reach out to files on the network. Theres one portion of the build process in which they use a ...
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Some guidance on Linux version for general use + interface development?

I'll try to keep this focussed, though by my journey's nature it will want to be everything but. I'm a front-end web developer, I've always developed on Windows with technologies like XHTML, CSS, ...
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Development environment clean installation

I'm about to install a new and clean development environment. To accomplish that, I would like a Windows operating system (possibly Windows 7) and a Ubuntu one (possibly the most recent, 10.04). To ...
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What Windows virtual machine (VM) software for a development environment?

I'd like to set up a virtual machine for my development so that I can keep the heavy weight of additional services and clunk separate from my "lighter" computing (browsing web, checking email, playing ...
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Development Machine SetUp - shifting from Linux to Windows- Host-win7 guest-grml(debian)!

I am liking win7 (using, 7600-RTM), mainly coz of the window-snapping feature, esp the 50%-two windows on the desktop feature. It does increases productivity. Plus at-times have to use word'07 and ...
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Which service should I make mine dependant on?

I want to add a dependency to my service so that it only tries to start after most of the Windows services have started. Can anyone recommend such a service that is unlikely to have been disabled for ...
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Suggestions for remote desktop solution [closed]

I have a laptop and a desktop computer. I am tired of having two different machines. When I am away from home I would like to use my laptop as if it were my home computer. I do a lot of game ...
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Running a Mac operating system on a Windows system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to run a Mac OS X installation on a virtual machine? Is there a way I could run a mac client within a MS Virtual machine or VM Ware? I know you can run ...
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Can I install mono alongside .NET?

I'm currently a .NET developer, and I want to test my applications with mono to make sure for cross-platform compatibility, but don't want to give up the offical .NET implementation. Can I install it ...