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What is the history behind the ~ in subdomains/university hosting for studuents?

What is the history behind the ~ in subdomains/university hosting for students? Why not subdomain.site.edu or site.edu/subdomain. Any particular reason the ~ was chosen and not something else?
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Why does DNS return alternately old and new addresses when you change nameservers for a website move?

Registrars warn you that the process of moving a site (and changing nameservers to do so) can take up to 48 hours to propagate. That's one thing - but why in the process of propagation does it work ...
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Hosting under Development Website in Visual Studio to show it to someone over Internet

I am new to this one; I am currently developing an application over .Net in visual studio 2010. And I wish to show the ongoing work to my group partner... when I debug my project in visual studio it ...
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what's a virtual dedicated host?

I understand what's a VPS, and what's a dedicated host. But what's a virtual dedicated hosting??
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How to display a mailbox as browsable website?

We have a company-wide mailing list that aggregates all its messages in one IMAP/POP3 mailbox. Now we would like to make the contents of this mailbox browsable as an internal website. The goal is to ...
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203 views

Back up website with Notepad++

I have a lot of files on my website right now, and I'd like to back them all up to my computer. I'm using Notepad++'s FTP plugin, and I was wondering if there was an easy way to mass backup ...
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454 views

Android Application and Web Interface for the same

I have to develop an android application for my project. Also, i have to develop a web interface for the same. My present idea is to host the application at the google apps. I will be building the ...
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4answers
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What steps to take when changing a site's domain name? [closed]

I have site that had one domain name and is now changing to another. I purchased the new one from Godaddy and set the nameservers to the web host with my site. It's been a few days now with no ...