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How to install eclipse plugin if I have zip file

I have found following ecipse plugin: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dbschemaviewer/ From the link above I dowloaded zip file. Please advice me how to install this plugin into Eclipse.
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Move Windows 8.1 installation to another PC - is it possible to avoid a re-install & just move the hard drive?

Last year I've installed a clean copy of Windows 8 (later upgraded to 8.1) on a new laptop. This process was challenging because the laptop included Windows 8 pre-installed (plus bloatware), and my ...
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Can't install iCloud 4 on Dell Inspiron, Win 7

I'm trying to install iCloud 4 on a Dell Inspiron running Windows 7 which is currently has a perfectly running version of iCloud 3.2 installed. When I try to install from the Apple Updater, I get a ...
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Windows 8 and ubuntu dual boot chaos

I tried to dual boot windows 8 with Ubuntu 14.04. I don't know what I did wrong but it completely replaced Windows and all I have now is Ubuntu. I do not have a windows installation disk as Windows ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 doesn't work

Today I wanted to install Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop alongside with Windows 8.1. I created a bootable USB in order to install Ubuntu and it worked ok. But after booting from USB and selecting ...
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Cannot boot Windows 8 install cd in uefi mode

I have a Toshiba Satellite that came with windows 8 pre-installed on it. After foolishly wiping the HDD, I acquired a Windows 8 install disk. My problem is that the computer will skip attempting to ...
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Install Windows 8 without optical drive, given a physical DVD

I bought a copy of Windows 8.1 (System Builder), which I want to install on an old desktop. As expected, the package arrived int he mail with a physical DVD, but I just realised that I don't have ...
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Screwed up SolidWorks 2014 installation on Win 7

I was trying to install SolidWorks 2014, but it took so long that i had to break off the installer. Now trying to start it up again, Windows thinks Solidworks is already fully installed but can't find ...
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Fastest way to setup a new windows install

Is there a way I can install windows on a VM play with it for a while, install the apps I need, then take that instance and install it on the actual hardware? I have done slipstream before, but find ...
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I can't install skype in fedora 20-64bit

I am newbiew in the world of Linux. I have fedora 20 (64 bit) installed in my system. I am trying to install skype in my system. However it throws an error /opt/skype/skype: error while loading ...
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Windows boot mgr is missing

My Hard drive NTFS changed to file system RAW. It can not be opened. So I formatted it. After few seconds the computer restarted. An error occurred that "boot mgr is missing". I reinstalled Windows 7 ...
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How do I make .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 install quietly?

I am trying to install, as part of my chained bootstrapper installation project, .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. But, when you run the installer, even by itself, with /q /norestart, it is anything but quiet. ...
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EFI System Partition for Dual Boot Windows and Linux

I just built my first computer and I want to have Windows and Linux installed. My hard drive is on the small side for a dual boot (256 GB SSD), but I plan on upgrading at a later date. Following the ...
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I can't install osu! on Windows 8

I've been trying to install the game osu! (the not important bit) on my Windows 8 computer, and I've tried every single installer for the game and .NET Framework 3.5 and Windows keeps on going: "This ...
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Python 2.x and Python 3.x with Beautiful Soup Package on Mac OSX 10.9.5

I am fairly new to Python and have run into some problems installing Beautiful Soup. I am running Mac OSX 10.9.5. I installed and used Python 3.4 during a summer and installed Beautiful Soup 4 for a ...
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How do I install a driver from a usb on 12.04 ubunu?

I have a Dell Lattitude e6400 with ubuntu 12.04 and I downloaded a driver for my Broadcom wifi it is on my usb drive and I also put it on my desktop...how would I install it from either source (the ...
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'personal library' errors when installing R packages

When installing the following R packages, it prompts for using a "personal library": > install.packages('mime', 'digest', 'markdown') Warning in install.packages("mime", "digest", "markdown") : ...
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Reseting modem past 3 months

For the past 3 months i have the following problem. My modem resets several times a day. Tehnican said that the couse of this is problem is old inside house installation. I have arris modem. Can you ...
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Is fast shutdown/startup ok for restarts for installations

I'm trying to install some applications and update some applications that require a restart to be fully installed/updated. I have fast startup enabled, I believe. If I just shut it down, then turn it ...
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I tried installing IE11, but it seems to be corrupted.

I tried installing IE11 but I do not think the install completed properly. It's listed as a program under the start menu but not under Control Panel -> Programs and Features. When I try to open it, it ...
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Error: “We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files”

I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 from a USB 3.0 on my Samsung Notebook. Everything is wiped clean and the BIOS settings are default. I have now just moved the boot order to boot first from USB HDD ...
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Why can't Windows Server 2008 R2 (during clean install) find ANY device drivers?

I am trying to get a fresh install of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (64-bit) onto a (somewhat dated) Dell PowerEdge 1800. I'm am using the bundled Adaptec CERC SATA1.5/6ch RAID controller, and have ...
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gcc error Python.h: No such file or directory

I have python-dev (or, as I'm on Centos, python-devel) already installed. sudo yum install mysql mysql-devel mysql-libs sudo yum install python-devel sudo yum install MySQL-python How come this ...
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Existing package can not be found during configure

I try to install icewm form this project. I have two computers, first with Centos 6.5, second with Centos 7. I installed icewm on Centos 6.5. But I can not install icewm on Centos 7. ./configure ...
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Installation Issue of CentOS 7

how i tried to install centOS 7 having centOS 6.4 already in the system and windows as well. bootable DVD::::--> ISO is CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-DVD.iso.... and my problem is after manual partitioning ...
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Use same install disk on multiple PCs (ubuntu 14.04)

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 disk. I have sucsesfully installed it on my computer, but now I've got couple more of old computers and I was wondering if I could use same installation disk on 7 more PC's. ...
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Cannot install Windows SDK

I'm struggling to install the Windows SDK onto my W7 64bit machine. I've read Can't install Windows 7 SDK but that has a different error to mine. I can only find the option to download SDK for ...
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I want to install windows 8.1 64 bit insted of windows 7 ultimat

I have HP pavilion g4-2302 Laptop. Operation system windows 7 ultimate. I am traing to change operating system windows 8.1 64 bit from CD or DVD. I have formated CD drive. But could not instal windows ...
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Generic error when installing all versions of SketchUp

Trying to install Sketchup on Windows 7 (64bit) and during the install process I get a generic error: "An internal error occurred" and the install quits prematurely. This happens on all versions: ...
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Getting SugarSync to mount homebrewed osxfuse

I'm trying to get SugarSync v2.46 running on OS 10.6.8. I also use Homebrew to manage install packages. After I installed SugarSync, I came to discover that it installed osxfuse 2.6.1 on my system, ...
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Homebrew install gdb, symlink error with binutils

I'm trying to install GDB via Homebrew on OSX Mavericks via the command brew install homebrew/dupes/gdb. This error message pops up during install: gdb requires special privileges to access Mach ...
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How to figure out which partition number an entry in the list has in the Fedora 20 installation routine?

I started the Fedora 20 installation image which I dded onto an USB stick. During the installation I started wondering whether it really is impossible to determine the parition number or UUID of ...
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AIK answer file configuration resources?

Can anyone find the resources documents for ALL of Windows AIK answer file configurations? I mean a document for every setting in answer file. I ve been looking for while, all i can find are basic ...
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Error: Cannot find one or more components. Please reinstall application

I'm running Windows 8.1 and wanted to install the visual studio 2012 ultimate (I ran it as administrator, if that helps). It finished installing correctly but when I'm trying to lunch the program I ...
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How to install wireless drivers on kali

This might be a question that's already been asked, so I apologize in advance. I recently acquired an hp laptop (really not great) and I decided to wipe it and install kali. During the installation ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2007 Management Console shows as installed but is not

When I mount the ISO for Exchange 2007 SP1, it shows the steps 1, 2 and 3 greyed out. They display the following information: Step 1: Install .NET Framework version 2.0 - Installed Step 2: ...
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Working w/ and updating Intel Rapid Store Technology

I recently updated a computer to Windows 8.1 legally, and a lot of the pre-installed system apps carried over, such as the Intel apps and such. The computer was a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. After updating ...
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Lubuntu won't Reboot

My fresh Lubuntu installation will let me Start after a Shutdown, however, it won't let me Reboot. It comes up and goes through the Grub Loader and after I select Lubuntu, a cursor flashes for a few ...
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What does “Quick Launch” and “Start Menu” shortcut in installation wizards translate to in Windows 8.x?

Most installation wizards for Windows programs have the options for defining installation path, file type associations, and creating shortcuts. Shortcuts can be created on the desktop, on the start ...
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Google Chrome Downgrade

I want to Downgrade my Google chrome version 37 to chrome version 35 for some purposes. I've been disabling the Google Update Services from services.msc and downloaded a stand alone versions but its ...
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installing windows 7 from emergency disk, connecting with the internet

I have just reinstalled windows 7 on a laptop using an old emergency cd. Now this cd does not contain any drivers and as such it can no longer connect to the internet. This is on an dell inspiron 15 ...
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Windows 8 “Device Setup” process stuck without further progress

After plugging-in of an USB device, standard window with progress bar appears. The problem I experience is that it gets stuck at certain progress and doesn't continue no matter how long I wait. ...
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How can I install Matlab to Ubuntu for all user accounts?

I try to install matlab to ubuntu server for the use of all possible user accounts. How should I install Matlab for that or where should I locate its installation ?
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How can I add my license key to my USB windows 7 install?

I'm making my USB bootable Windows 7 install, and I'd like to put my license key on the install media. I've looked online but can't seem to find anything on this, and on my own I don't even know where ...
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Installing Linux Mint on a PC with Windows 8 and dual boot

How do I install Linux Mint 17 on the same computer that is running Windows 8 and then make it dual boot?
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Arch Linux - DHCP - Can someone diagnose this?

Arch Linux Wifi Connection Issues I am currently in the process of trying to install Arch i686 on an Acer Aspire One 532h (32 bit). At this point I am still in the LiveCD environment and setting up ...
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Windows 7 Installation hangs at “Installing Features”

I'm doing a Windows 7 install from a USB, but I'm stuck trying to finish the install. It finished with "copying windows files", "expanding windows files", and it's stuck on "installing features". ...
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need to install Windows Server over the current linux server

My company has rented a dedicated server. Usually the company I have rented from in the past installs a non registered version of Windows. I update it and install our own license. This time, it looks ...
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Are there downsides to installing node.js with root privileges?

I'm using the following code to install node: cd /usr/local/src/ wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.25/node-v0.10.25.tar.gz tar -xvf node-v0.10.25.tar.gz cd node-v0.10.25 ...
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Stop 0x0000007B error when installing xp on a dell laptop

I get an error when installing from a Windows XP CD to my Dell laptop. The error is: stop: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) Why is this problem occurring and how can I ...