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Is /var/run/user/$UID the new /var/run for PID files?

I have an application (running as a service as root) that creates a PID file under /var/run. But I'm wondering whether this is now no longer best practice. In Linux - alternative places where to ...
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windows 10 chrome download wont open file location if windows explorer already open

In windows 10 I have windows explorer open at any directory. In chrome I download a program.Once downloaded I click open file location on the download options at the bottom of chrome. Nothing happens. ...
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Finding specific file types

I have a FreePBX system and I'd like to find the .wav files on the pc. I don't know where they are so what command line command can I use to find them. I've looked at find and slocate but they require ...
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Someone has copied the files but I need to know what files exactly [duplicate]

How do I find someone has copied what files in my computer I need to know that files locations(addresses) and which devices he used?? I'm using Windows 7.
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Where should authored code be stored on Windows 8.1

Previously, I kept authored code in a folder inside Program Files. By "code" I mean any kind of code you, as a programmer, would write. However, with the new permission model in Windows 8.1, storing ...
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Where is the Arial Narrow font on Windows?

If I open up MS Word, I can see Arial Narrow in the font list (so I know it is on my machine somwhere). But when I go to c:\Windows\Fonts or to c:\Windows\winsxs I can not seem to find any file that ...
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Change default path for saving original images in Windows Photo Gallery

I have installed the Windows Photo Gallery recently. I would like to know how can I change the path where the original pictures are saved. Now the default path is C:\Users\____\AppData\Local\Microsoft\...
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Location of Firefox cache and clearing it in Mac OS X

Bear with me, as the Firefox cache has gotten more byzantine over the years so is the question. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 on Mavericks. I want to mess around with the cache. There is a lot of ...
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Does the folder C:/…/AppData/VirtualStore/ emulate anything?

I recently installed two old PC games: Elder Scrolls Morrowind and Battlefield 2 :) However when I started looking for my Morrowind save file I could not find it in the usual places e.g. Documents ...
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Type directory into firefox save/open dialogue location bar?

Is there a way to make the firefox open/save dialogues allow typing in the location bar? Here is the equivalent question for nautilus. Those solutions do not work for firefox. Edit: I'm using ...
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Modify default saving folder/location for Adobe CS6 (Ps, Ai, Id) in Mac OS X?

In Adobe Photoshop CS6: Selecting Menubar / Save As… (commandshiftS) defaults to the file's current folder (expected). Selecting Menubar / Save for Web… (commandoptionS) defaults to the ~/...
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How do you block the whole file location from accessing the internet? WINDOWS 8

Windows 8 ~ Ok well i just want to know how to block Spotify (and everything it is related to) from internet access (What ever i do i cant seem to find the actual file that connects to the internet, ...
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Where is my project located on the SVN server?

I have a SVN server on a remote Pi, I have SSH access to it. I use it mainly to store revisions of web projects that I do, so I wanted to set up a continuous integration environment, so that every ...
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Where is an external file opened from Firefox kept after I save it?

I opened a photoshop document from firefox (i.e. clicked open rather than save). I did a lot of work on it then saved and closed photoshop CS6. No error was given. Where is that file now? I know if I ...
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Windows 7 - get location of Recycling Bin on Desktop

Is there any way to get the location (x,y coordinates or similar) of the icon for the Recycling Bin on the Desktop? Thanks
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Where to put binaries so they are always in path and can be found easily

I am making quite some binaries, scripts, etc. that I want to install easily (using my own RPM packages). Since I want them accessible for everyone, my intuition would be to put them in /usr/bin; no ...
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How to change the storage folder location of box.com 's Box Sync on Windows 7 PC?

Currently it is stored in user folder as below snapshot. How can I change that i.e. I want to store my box.com files on drive D instead of system drive C which may slow down my OS. So how can I ...
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Location of MyPublisher files on Win XP?

Desperately trying to find MyPublisher book files (large file size) to get off a Win XP notebook I am selling. It's my wife's laptop, and she has about 12 large books on there, so I know the files add ...
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how to search for vim files in lubuntu?

I want to change one of gvim's existing colorscheme's syntax coloring. For example, in the colorscheme called 'Ron', it highlights python comments in white. I want to change it to red. According to ...
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Windows 8.1 upgrade download location [duplicate]

My Windows 8.1 upgrade is currently downloading via Microsoft Store. I have two laptops running Windows 8 both of which I am planning to upgrade. Since the upgrade requires downloading 3.6 GB, ...
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Where are located Excel button icons?

I have made my own excel button icon, in ms paint, for my personal macro. It is .png format. When I will be renaming my macro group cart, I will change macro's icon.
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How to use image source from tmp folder of ubuntu

I have a jsp web application running on Ubuntu apache server. I take screen shot of different picture and save those in tmp folder of the server. Now I need to show this picture in my web application. ...
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Windows 7 logon UI image files - How to locate and edit them?

I want to change the color of my logon screen picture box - possibly along with other interface elements - in Windows 7.The image I'm talking about is the glossy bluish box surrounding the selected ...
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Where are global setting stored by fossil?

The fossil-scm settings wiki speaks of global settings as follows: You can also set a setting globally on your local machine. The value will be used for all repositories cloned to your machine, ...
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Where is the “defaults” executable on OS X stored?

I need to run the "defaults" command from my code, but I can't just use "defaults write blah blah", instead I need the use the path for the defaults executable and then add the arguments later. ...
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Change location of where pictures/videos are saved using the Camera App in Windows 8

Does anyone know how I can change the location of where pictures/videos are saved using the Camera App in Windows 8? I've had a look in the hidden and very difficult to get into "Windows Apps" ...
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How are thumbnails stored on Mac OS X?

I have noticed that thumbnails on Mac OS X don't seem to be generated every time I open a folder, but to be somehow "cached" instead. I wasn't able, however, to find a folder where they clearly look ...
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Using shell script, I need to access a file placed in a location while the script is placed in a different location

I've placed a file in the location /tmp/parent_dir/child_dir/file_1 The script is placed in the location /usr/local/bin/file_load/load_data From this location (/usr/local/bin/file_load/...
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Where are the images stored that are being shown in my screen saver?

I'm not really familiar with Mac at all, but I have a friend who has this issue (she's a mac person, but not a computer person), so thought I would give it a shot. The problem is that she has some ...
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Where are my offline files if they are not in C:/windows/CSC?

I am using Windows 7 and am unable to find my offline folders. They're not at c:/windows/csc. I've unhidden hidden files and folders and protected operating system files. Where else could they be?
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How to get a file's sector location/number?

I want to know the sector location of a particular file on my hard drive. Can I get that by any means? I am running Mac OS X (Intel) with a Hitachi HDD.
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How to relink user folders in Windows 7

The short story: Win7 lost track of my user folders location (desktop, my documents, my pictures etc...). They now reside on a different partition. How can I relink these folders? The long story: The ...
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Where should I put applications that need data on Linux/Ubuntu

I just downloaded Eclipse, and it is packaged as a compressed file. Within is a folder with the application plus configuration and any plugins et cetera. Should I simply put this in my /usr/bin folder?...
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Linux installs - where should I put them?

I am relatively new to Linux, I am using Xubuntu 10.04. A lot of the software I download from the net, e.g. Aptana/Eclipse are just ZIP files that I open and run. I wish them to be in a specific ...
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Hosts file location in Windows 7

I know the hosts file should be under C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ But for some reason, I don't have the etc directory there at all. In fact, I searched for "hosts" under C:\Windows and found ...
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Where does Songbird stores the playlists?

Songbird is not working right on my machine, i'm trying to recover my playlists...
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ubuntu make install location

When we, ./configure make make install where are the programs installed?
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Where does Steam download apps to on Mac? (What's the save path?)

Where does Steam download apps to on Mac? (What's the save path?) Where is the local content stored?
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Show the location of any opened file

How do I find out the location of any opened files or applications in Windows XP 32 bit? For example, I have an application running as well as some Excel files open. How do I quickly find out their ...
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Backup additions made to the apple dictionary?

In Mac OS X you're able to add unknown words to the global dictionary with the "Add to Dictionary" option. "Refactoring" is a word I often have to add, for instance. Presumably these additions are ...
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Is there a POSIX pathname that can't name a file?

Are there any legal paths in POSIX that cannot be associated with a file, regular or irregular? That is, for which test -e "$LEGITIMATEPOSIXPATHNAME" cannot succeed? Clarification #1: pathnames By ...
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Where do I find driver installation info from a previous install

I just tried to reinstall Windows XP on a new hard drive. It installs and boots just fine, but now I can't get a lot of the built-in hardware working because I seem to have misplaced my motherboard ...
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Where does Audacity keep a user's configuration files?

I've just installed Audacity on SLED 11, from the Education repository if it matters. I'm trying to set some defaults, but need to know where the audacity configuration files live.
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In what directory should I install Jetty on Ubuntu Linux?

I've downloaded jetty-6.1.14.zip into my home directory on my Ubuntu 8.04 box. Where is the appropriate place to unzip it? I put it in /opt because /opt is supposedly for "storing random data that ...