Filters, as used in computing, serve a similar function to those used in the physical world - they separate one type of item from a larger grouping of items.

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Removing duplicate emails in Thunderbird

I need to stop the duplicate mail (which is already in my mail box) in Thunderbird or any mail box. Are there any filters for this?
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ffmpeg's select-filter generates unwanted black frames

I want to cut a video by frames with ffmpeg. What I came up with so far is ffmpeg -i P2.mp4 -vf "fps,setpts='PTS-STARTPTS',select='gte(n\,20)*lte(n\,30)',crop='600:430:100:650',scale='280:-1'" ...
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How can I filter data based on items in a list?

How can I filter entries containing any specific word in a list of words? For example, I have a list of road names in Singapore. Amoy Street, Singapore Ann Siang Hill Anson Road Arab Street Armenian ...
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How do I install the “fade” filter for FFmpeg?

There is documentation for the "fade" filter, but I don't know how to install it. I'm using CentOS. I've installed FFmpeg from RMPForge: yum install ffmpeg
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Filter rule for SMS / text messages in exchange active sync (SMS sync)

Exchange server 2010 introduces SMS Sync (via exchange active sync), which works fine with my android device and the Samsung email app. However, all text messages are synced to my exchange inbox, ...
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What is the relevance of “fe80::1%lo0 localhost” in /etc/hosts?

Following are the entries in my /etc/hosts. I was wondering what is the last entry (fe80::1%lo0 localhost) for. 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 localhost ...
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How to get Thunderbird to archive messages automatically

I want Thunderbird 3.1.1 to automatically move old messages to archive. The definition of "old" should vary by folder. E.g., messages in the "Meeting minutes" folder should get archived after 7 days, ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to automatically move messages?

I have Thunderbird 15. I'd like to automatically move messages from one folder to another. My mail account is an IMAP account. My Blackberry is also connected to the account and when it sends mail, ...
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Is there a face recognition command line tool?

I've download a lot of images in one directory including People and Landscape. I want to split the directory into two. I'm looking for a Linux command line tool to filter by face.
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Internet Connection Sharing bypassing MAC Filter

My university gives me an internet connection by Ethernet, DHCP but they have installed MAC Filtering to allow only using my PC. I have a seperate Network Interface Card (NIC) at my PC, that I have ...
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Why can't my Outlook 2007 rule be server-side when using 'Mark as Read Only" rule

Using Outlook 2007 with an Exchange Server. I am trying to setup a server-side rule, but if I decide to mark the message read-only, Outlook forces the rule to be client-side. I'd like my rules to be ...
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Filter comma-delimited Excel column

I have an Excel sheet serving as a master spell list for a tabletop game. Each row (save for row 1) contains the data for a spell: Name, Target, Range, Duration, Function, Effect, Subject, Level, and ...
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Scale (or center) watermark with ffmpeg to same resolution as output file

I want to have the watermark scaled to the same resolution as the output file. How do I do this? Alternatively, how do I center the watermark in the middle of the output instead? Here is what I have: ...
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How can I remove unicode characters in a Microsoft Word document?

I'm saving a Microsoft Word document as a PDF but it is warning me that there are a few problems including the fact that the document includes Unicode characters. I'm not sure what characters it is ...
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Outlook rule to automatically move deleted files to archive folder after two weeks

Is there way to set up a rule in outlook to automatically move my deleted files after a certain amount of time - say two weeks - to an archive folder I set up? and do the same for sent items so I ...
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How to delete days with no data?

I have the flow data for 49 years for 15 min interval. I've used pivot table to get the daily average value of flow. After copy-pasting from pivot table and using filter to remove the blank flow ...
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Microsoft Excel Filter function

Hi I need help with the Excel filter function. I need to filter entries containing short forms of words (for example "Rd" for "Road"), however the filter function for containing "Rd" would return me ...
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How do I count different values/characters in a column of cells?

I'm not sure if my description above is accurate. I have a client's full name and address in a single cell e.g.; Mr Smith, 1 High Street, London NW12 1AB I have hundreds of names, address and ...
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How to block subreddits with BIND9?

Please help me block NSFW subreddits like this one (http://www.reddit.com/r/NSFW/) I would like to keep access to SFW subreddits, but block certain subreddits that are distracting or NSFW. I know ...