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Internet service for mobile numbers in different countries [on hold]

I have several bank accounts, some in different countries. In order to make online payments with a credit card from a bank in country A I require a mobile number in that country to receive a ...
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Why would a new EC2 East instance take me to www.google.com.tw?

I set up an EC2 instance in the U.S. East (N. Virginia) region. It's a Windows Server 2012 instance, and the very first time I visited Google in Internet Explorer, I got redirected to google.com.tw. ...
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Are Samsung Series 9 ultrabooks (purchased in the US) compatible with 240V/50Hz power input?

I'm traveling and I'm curious if I can use an adapter. I have a replacement power chord and it states that it can take in 100V-240V, 50-60Hz, but I want to make sure that the ultrabook itself accepts ...
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Using a U.S. router with U.S. power supply in India

I took a Belkin Share Max N300 router bought in the USA and connected it directly to power in India. Specifications of the router's power adaptor are input 120V AC 50/60Hz 0.5A, and the output is ...
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How to keep org-mode links from stretching over text in unspaced languages?

In Japanese and other languages, there are no spaces in a paragraph. Org-mode interprets this as a continuation of a link description, which messes up the semantics and formatting. Example: ...
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IDN-aware Windows command line WHOIS utility

I use Mark Russinovich's excellent whois.exe to perform WHOIS queries from the command prompt in Microsoft Windows. This works very well, but it does not handle IDNs. For instance, if I try to check ...
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Excel macros date format worldwide

On a Mac Mountain Lion, US locales, I'm working on a Spreadsheet with macros like TEXT(TODAY(), "yyyy-mm-dd")&" is the date" The problem is that the sheet is also used on computers set with ...
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Compose key confusion concerning 'ç' and 'ć'

I type in both French and Polish and therefore require both the 'ç' and 'ć' characters to be easy to enter. According to compose key documentation I find on the Internet, for example at ...
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(Czech) character set support in gvim 7.3 on Windows 7

I have received the following text on a Skype conversation, so I assume it is encoded in UTF-8. The special characters are from the Latin 2 (e.g. Czech) character set. Štěpánka Now I have tried to ...
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Setting up a Word 2007 installation that was originally an Arabic Locale for American English Locale?

A laptop I have has Microsoft Word 2007 installed for the Arabic Locale. I'm trying to get it working with the American English Locale. While I've managed to get it to type English characters, it's ...
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I can't type lower case Ñ or Ï in Windows 8

How do I type lower case Ñ or umlaut Ï in Windows 8? I have the US-International keyboard layout selected. When I try to type a lower case version of those letters (and possibly more), then it fails. ...
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Windows US International keyboard umlaut shortcut stops working after a while

I am using a German keyboard with US, International layout. At the beginning, when I start my PC, all umlaut combinations for ä (ALT GR+q), ü (ALT GR+z) and ö (ALT GR+p) are working perfectly fine. ...
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How can I get zsh to display international characters properly?

I just started using zsh, and love it. However, I've stumbled upon an annoyance when it comes to international characters: ➜ ~ touch åäö.txt ➜ ~ ls ...
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Fallback fonts in gedit or geany for Windows

On Linux I often use gedit and Geany, and love the interface of both. On Windows (8) however, non seem to support font fallback; that is, when I open a text file containing Chinese and Japanese ...
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How to reinstall and activate Adobe InDesign CS2 (Polish)?

I have a client that needs to reinstall their computer. They have a Polish version of InDesign CS2, which won’t activate anymore. How to install it after reinstalling Windows? The English version from ...
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What is the recommended way to make a new keyboard mapping for a new language on Linux?

I have to type extensively in Sgaw Karen. As far as I have discovered, ready made keyboard layouts for this language exist only on Windows. So, my question is, what is the preferred approach one ...
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How is the LOOKUP function named in German? [closed]

The english version of OpenOffice Calc does have the function LOOKUP. How is this function named in German (Deutsch)?
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International keyboard not working in most applications?

I enabled the US-International keyboard so I could type French accents. It works fine in Firefox. However it doesn't work whatsoever with anything else so far as I can tell. Not even MS Word or ...
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Monospace font which supports at least both of Korean hangul and the Georgian alphabet?

Being both a language enthusiast and a programmer, I find myself often doing programming or text processing involving foreign language alphabets and scripts. One annoyance however is that CJK fonts ...
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Does the new Windows 8 Burmese/Myanmar work properly in Windows 7?

I just learned from Michael Kaplan's Microsoft internationalization blog, Sorting it all Out, that Windows 8 now includes a keyboard layout form the Burmese / Myanmar language and also a very nice ...
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Will an Australian power adapter with an American plug charge a Laptop safely?

A friend of mine has a laptop that she brought from Egypt to America, and she is afraid to charge it. She told me the laptop was purchased in Australia and it has a plug like this: And the other ...
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Windows keeps switching to accented characters

I am accidentally hitting a key combination that turns accenting on in an application. For example, the / key is being rendered as é and I don't know how to turn it off. It's on a per application ...
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How to login into windows when password has national character and keyboard is set to US

I have weird situation. My friend uses password with polish characters to log in into Windows. However while he was logged in he changed keyboard layout to US. Now when he tries to use "ł" character ...
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Obtaining a list of words from a GNU aspell dictionary

I downloaded the aspell package for Bengali language dictionary support. From the tarball, I was able to isolate the bn.wl file, which is simply a list of about 100,000 words, one on each line. The ...
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Linux and Umlaut through fn key on US Keyboard

for me as a programmer its very convenient to use a US keyboard layout. In fact I got so used to it that its hard for me to go back to the localized layout of my native language German. What I miss ...
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How do I type the ligature œ into the international keyboard

I'm using the international keyboard to type in diacritics and accents (for French). I can type just about everything except the ligature œ. Does anyone know how to do this in the international ...
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Dealing with differences in “official” fonts in Windows

I work in a multinational office. Some people have CHN copies of Windows 7/XP and Office 2007/2010 installed, others have various ENG variants. All are legit. I was surprised to discover recently ...
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Configuring French Macbook Pro (7.1) keyboard with Debian 6

I have a Macbook Pro 7.1 with a French keyboard. I'm trying to install a Debian 6 guest OS using VirtualBox on it and I can't configure the keyboard as it is in OS X. I tried dpkg-reconfigure ...
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Enable channel 13 for American Intel WiFi Link 4695AGN

A friend of mine recently moved from the States. Problem is, he can't connect to our WiFi network. Ours is on channel 13 since Channels 1, 6 and 11 (the only other separate channels available) are ...
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Do TVs from the UK work in the US [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a TV while I live in the UK but I'm going to be moving back to the US eventually. If I bring the TV back over will it work?
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Do I need the meta-key for vim?

I'm looking in to learning emacs or vim. I started out with emacs but found the need for a meta key to be a hassle, especially since I have a non-english keyboard layout on my macbook. So far I ...
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'A' always in Caps, and L-Shift types 'A' for Toshiba A665

I just got a brand new Toshiba Satellite A665 There are two weird problems My left-shift key types the letter A And my letter A key is always in caps. I can actually type an A by hitting ...
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How to disable inputing characters like ãâà by default in OS X? I just want to simply type ~^`

Is there a solution for OS X 10.6? I don't find it in the system preferences.
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Does Visual Studio 2010 exist in different languages?

Does Visual Studio 2010 exist in other languages than English? I mean, is there a French, German, Chinese versions of Visual Studio 2010, like there are international versions of Windows or Microsoft ...
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Game server - How can I block connections from other countries?

I have a small server at home that I plan on putting a few game servers on, but I want to make sure only people from my country can join it. Is it possible to filter connection attempts to my server ...
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Is there a US International keyboard layout on Linux that mimics Windows' behavior?

I am used to using US International as my keyboard layout. However, the implementation appears to differ greatly between Windows and Linux (Gnome, in my case – may well be a GTK issue since GTK ...
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To get International Dvorak for Snow Leopard

How can you have International Dvorak for Snow Leopard? I need A with dots dot O with dots for Dvorak. OS X has four types of Dvoraks, but none of them is Dvorak International like in Debian and ...
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How to get more than 3 international clocks in Windows 7?

Is there a way to get more than 3 international clocks in Windows 7? This How To Geek article describes how to add two extra international clocks but I'd like more.
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Windows apps keep switching to accented text

Somehow I keep hitting a shortcut key (or something similar) that enables the input of accented text. Whenever this accented text mode is enabled, pressing ' doesn't respond immediately; instead, the ...
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I'm looking for a hebrew font

I'm looking for a (preferably free) hebrew font that the letter ח ("Chet"/"Ches") is shaped like the upper half of the letter "s" and is not a script font. The letter ל (lamed) should be shaped like a ...
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How do I get country specific results when using iGoogle?

Since I signed up for iGoogle, my search results have become less useful. Before, results would be weighted towards my locale - UK - so that I'd get shopping results in pounds, and .co.uk sites first. ...
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International Dvorak keyboard doesn't trigger hot-keys

I'm using the Engilsh-Dvorak keyboard-layout; My second keyboard language is Hebrew, which has nothing to do with Dvorak but the hot keys (e.g if I'm writing a document in Hebrew and want to make some ...
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In Mac OS X, what is the difference between “Standard” and “English” order for sorted lists?

In the Language & Text preference pane (or International for versions older than Snow Leopard) what is the difference between "Standard" and "English" order for sorted lists? I found this article ...
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Problems in “Save as PDF” plugin with Arabic numbers

I use the "Save as PDF" plugin with Word 2007 to generate a PDF document from a DOCX document. It works great except that the Arabic numbers in the Word file have been converted to English numbers in ...
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Windows 7 + lang pack versus national version?

What is difference between english Windows 7 localized with language pack and "generic" national edition? SKU on the box, I know, but will be there any differences for average end-user? In US Win7 ...