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How to monitor BTRFS filesystem raid for errors?

I saw some documentation on a daemon that can execute a program/script for various BTRFS events, but I cannot find it anymore. How can I have a script/program be executed on a drive failure for a ...
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Windows: trigger an http request from keys

I'm a linux/mac user, don't know anything on windows. I need to trigger an http request when the combination alt+F8 is pressed. With Window 8.1. Only with free/open software. How can I do it?
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Event viewer lock/unlock event ID? [duplicate]

Is it possible to track the event when a user manually locked the station (by pressing Windows + L) in event viewer or in the registry? I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
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Send simulated mouse/keyboard events in windows without programming

I have an windows app and I want to send click event on it's window. for example in android and using ADB.exe I use this code: adb.exe shell input x,y
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How can I get an email alert after a program is done executing?

How can I get an email after an application execution is completed in windows? I have tried using Task Scheduler, however I am not able to figure out what event ID or how to configure email. If not ...
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How can I get a sound to play when I insert a specific USB drive in Windows 8?

So I get that Windows 8 has removed the ability to execute autorun instructions from a USB drive, so I was wondering if there was some alternative to that, where say, I could detect the drive and run ...
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Computer randomly shutting down

Well guys, whenever i play a game my computer will crash after a random amount of time, it doesnt appear to shut down if i leave it idle, it started off 2 months ago, and is starting to happen more ...
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How do I really enable events in Word VBA?

I've found the instructions to enable events, but this does not always work. When I create a new document from a template events are not enabled. I've got the class module to have word run with ...
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Enable Touch Events Chrome

Google Chrome used to have an option for enabling touch events in the browser. F12->Overrides->Enable Touch Events. With the latest version of Google Chrome for the desktop I can't for the life of me ...
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How are windows low level mouse events handled? [closed]

I couldn't find info anywhere around and im a bit curious, from C# where you have all nice buttons and classes and events to do all you please, im wondering how is this really implemented in a low ...
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Getting Microsoft Security Essentials to alert me when a threat has been found

Is there a way of getting Microsoft Security Essentials to alert me when a threat has been found? I recently went through the log tab of Windows Defender and found a number of threats in the ...
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Is an event registered when a monitor comes out of Power Saving Mode?

I am using task scheduler to fire a program when someone logs in, unlocks the station, and I would like to do it when the screen turns back on prior to locking. IE the power savings turns off the ...
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Windows custom sound events

Say for example I want to make windows 7 play a sound every time I open Firefox This is what I do: With regedit I create the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER->AppEvents->EventLabels->Firefox (default = ...
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Excel 2010: dynamic update of drop down list based upon datasource validation worksheet changes

I have one worksheet for setting up the data sources of multiple data validation lists. in other words, I'm using this worksheet to provide drop down lists to multiple other worksheets. I need to ...
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Calculating duration of event overlaps in Excel. How? [closed]

I have a long list of events with start and end times. I need to calculate the amount of time that a number of events or more are happening simultaneously (e.g. the amount of time that X or more ...
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/proc/acpi/event not detecting events

My acpid script was not running, so I have attempted to debug it. Running acpi in the foreground with debugging verbosity, I can see that it starts, it reads my rule (1 client rule loaded), and ...
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How to detect when a specific piece of USB hardware is plugged in?

I'd like to automate some things by starting an app when a USB wifi router is plugged in. How do I detect that in Windows 7?
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Script/ Macro in Excel, by clicking on a cell

There's something I want to do in Excel 2010. Specifically, I want to be able to make the open sheet load data from a text file, by clicking -important- on a cell of the current open worksheet. So ...
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Linux Mint syslog file?

I was checking my syslog file in the var/log directory. I am using Linux Mint. First of all, the log file is only showing the log for today's date. The log for yesterday is not showing. Does the ...
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Win7x64 Epson v30 Scanner, two event tabs?

Windows 7 Pro (x64) Epson v30 (x64) drivers: Epson v30 Scanner Driver and EPSON Scan Utility v3.50.exe Epson EventMgr: Epson Event Manager Utility v3.10.17.exe The scanner works some of the time ...
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How do I detect Windows turning on/off display (going to away mode)?

I'm trying to find a way to detect when my computer decides I've been away (no user input) long enough to turn off the display. That also means I'm not watching movies and the OS is not prohibited ...
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What keeps turning my monitor on?

I've got a laptop that's suffered some chassis damage that makes it very cumbersome to open/close the laptop. Normally, the metal ends of the LCD hold onto the chassis, but in this case the magnesium ...
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Detect what trueCrypt volumes are mounted

How can I know what trueCrypt volumes are mounted on a computer? Note I already know what files can be mounted. In other words the only volumes that can be mounted are: C:\Vol1.tc, C:\Vol2.tc and ...
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Internet access status, windows 7 event viewer

I have a pc working 24/7 and the internet connection disconnect and reconnect several times in the day, and I would like to know log history of the internet status logged by this pc, is it possible ...
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Create an Email Receive Event

How can I create a Windows event to do somethings (i.e. open some programs) when I receive a GMail e-mail? I am using Windows 7
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Correlating strace output to source code function calls

I'm trying to fix a keyboard problem in a Linux application which I have the source code for. The application starts a TCP server and sends local keyboard and mouse events to connected clients. What's ...
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Configure a Performance Monitor alert for a process that runs occasionally?

I've been playing with Performance Monitor in Windows 7 and have been able to create a data collector set that monitors a process and logs an alert when Private Bytes exceeds some threshold. I want to ...
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Rsync when connected to specific wifi, linux

I want to do actions when connected to a specific network. One of those things is rsync to a client/server on the network. How can i do it? I'm guessing ACPI but i don't know anything for a SPECIFIC ...
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Accidentally deleted windows event logs, what is file extension?

Hey I accidentally deleted windows logs I needed but I havent wrote anything to the disk and I have a third party file restore program so I was wondering if anyboddy knew the file extension of windows ...
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Outlook 2010 reminders keep popping up even if closed

Today when I got to work and started my computers I got a event reminder for my last events last friday. I closed the reminder, but perhaps 10 minutes later it pops up again, and another 10 minutes ...
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Microsoft Outlook not setting times to p.m?

When I go to add in a reoccurring appointment into Outlook it does not let me set the time to p.m? When I set the start time I have tried scrolling down on the arrow to 3 p.m and even typing/ changing ...
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Is there a way to see what shutdown the computer?

I had many programs opened and was typing a message in my web browser and suddenly a window asking me something popped up. I think I was in the middle of typing the word "for" but whatever button I ...
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How to monitor (ACPI?) events and keypresses in linux?

I'm using Arch Linux (Ubuntu or Gentoo are also available) I'd like to configure my Dell Latitude XT Tablet to my liking. I need to know/handle all events that are forwarded to OS. There are several ...
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Win7 activation

Yesterday the computer asked me to I activate it, because "more hardware changed"... No one of them changed really, the last hw changing was in the last year in this notebook. What I did? I don't ...
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Is there an exhaustive list of what Windows logs or can log?

I know that there is the event log, but that's not where it stops. There are logs for MSI executables, device logs, setup and installation, performance logs, and so on. It's probably quite a long ...
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Accept and Decline button missing in thunderbird when receiving an invitation

I'm using Thunderbird 12.0.1 with the following add-ons for the calendar: Lightning 1.4 Provider for Google calendar 0.9 I'm working with Ubuntu 12.04 When I receive an event invitation from ...
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Email Monitoring Service for Gmail, to automatically detect calendar events

I'm looking for a service that will monitor your gmail inbox, and auto-detect calendar events. Gmail already does this, but I'd like it to go one step further, and automatically add these events to my ...
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What is a good way to manage who's coming to a monthly event? [closed]

A group of friend organizes an event about every month, but it's a hassle to nag everyone every time to find out who's going. So what I need is a place where I can enter all events for this year, and ...
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List of all Windows 7 Event IDs and Sources?

I'm looking for a complete list of Sources + Event IDs for Windows 7. I known there's many web site with built-in search to find informations about a specific source + event id such as Eventid.net ...
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Diagnostics-Performance is not available under Windows 2008 Event Viewer

I can see the section Microsoft-Windows-Diagnostics-Performance/Operational under Windows 7 but I couldn't find it under another machine running Windows 2008. Is there any way to enable that? Thanks.
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Need an event to hook up to for Excel CubeValue refresh

Is there a VBA event I can hook into for cubevalue refresh or update? I'm trying to reconfigure a custom chart axis when the value is returned. I've tried the chart calculate but that doesn't work.
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Automatically reconnect interactive SSH session

What's the best way to automatically reconnect an interactive SSH session to re-establish the shells on terminals? I looked at autossh but that seems to be dedicated to port forwards (which I do not ...
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How can one make browser clicks (e.g. in chrome) to respond to the 'down' even immediately?

i.e. to not wait for the key to be fully pressed and released. I know this method works in a game I play so I know it is technically possible.
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How to search for tasks and events in Mozilla Lightning/Thunderbird?

I can't find this function nowhere yet reading this post from ssitter in Integrate Unifinder into Lightning as it is in Sunbird bug in Mozilla's Bugzilla it looks like it was already implemented 3 ...
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Event logging service/tool for Fedora Linux

Is there a background program for Fedora/Linux that keeps track of (important) events (like startup and shutdown time)? Also interested in GUI tools.
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Windows Event Log does not work

On my Windows 7 Ultimate system the Event Log service does not start anymore. I get the response Error 2: Cannot find the file specified. I checked my system, but unfortunately I couldn't find any ...
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Perform action when external lcd is attached or removed from Windows 7 laptop

My netbook running Windows 7 Starter seems to know when I attach or remove my external monitor. But I'm wondering if there is some way to attach a script or action when these events are detected by ...
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How to migrate from iPhoto to Windows Live Photo Gallery?

I'm moving back from Mac to Windows and I want to take all of my photos with me. I'm specifically concerned about keeping event names, I don't so much care about Faces or Places. Is there anything I ...
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EXCEL: Creating graphics controllable by events in spreadsheet?

I am wondering if there is way to create or import graphics in MS Office Excel, and then control its properties by script. For example imagine a map of world on the right hand side and a spreadsheet ...
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How do I automatically copy data when attaching external storage?

If I am correct to assume that once I place a DVD/disk in my optical drive (or use a USB flash drive or external HDD for that matter; for arguments sake) that this action would in effect trigger an ...