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Learning Windows 7 security and features for people with Unix/Linux backgrounds [closed]

I have read the posting guidelines at http://superuser.com/help/on-topic and it seems asking for generic pointers to tailored information is not off the list. I also searched Super User and could not ...
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Where does MSAD LDAP store the credentials used to authenticate users?

I can browse the user details of an existing LDAP directory using a bind DN and bind password. I cannot find any entry storing the users password. Is it possible that password attributes are hidden ...
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Why has this organization reserved a public address space when they are being used in a private network? [closed]

In this organization, all servers and personal computers that I have worked on have a static IP belonging to the Public address space assigned to it. There must be NAT-based firewall/s as my external ...
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Where can I find a good resource to learn Microsoft Project basics? [closed]

I want to manage a project (3 people, about a year) in Microsoft Project. So I want to do the basic stuff in MS Project: Create a Gantt chart, and track the progress during the execution. Any idea, ...
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Software to learn English words

I am seeking software to expand my English vocabulary. For example it can maybe let me add word - translation pairs and review them later. I already have good electronic dictionary - Lingoes, but it ...
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How can I explain what a computer virus is to people who are not familiar with computers and programming?

I have to teach a group of non-CS students what computer viruses are. The course material contains only definitions and some details about what those viruses do. But those things are known to everyone ...
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Translating an IP Address again

I have a question about NAT(Network Address Translation). is it possible to translate an already translated IP address? would you please guide me why it is possible or impossible?
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english learning software for Linux / Windows [closed]

I'm looking for a good English training software to improve my knowledge. It should be advanced and accademic / scientific oriented. EDIT: more info - Actually I'm oriented in two software : Rosetta ...
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Is there a way to learn Linux without completely switching to Linux?

I am a Windows user, but I want to become a better programmer, and since a lot of languages are best done on a Linux system, I would like to get experience with that, but I heard that it's hard to be ...
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Where can I find some useful current Access Tutorials? [closed]

I'm working an a research project and need to learn some of the basic and more intricate how to's of Access 2010. Are there any free online resources that are worthwhile? I'm looking to learn how ...
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Good source for a complete guide to Linux (for the layman)

I started following the Linux From Scratch book and I really enjoy everything I'm learning (extensive error messages are great for learning * grin *). However, I'm still looking for a rundown of the ...
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How do I see what my most used linux command are?

I would like to know which command I use the most on the command line. I would like to know so I can improve my use of the command line. If I know which command I use the most, I can then read more ...
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Can I use Windows GUI and generate the equivalent command in CLI form?

I want to learn CLI just by doing the things I usually do using GUI. Is there a way to see the equivalent commands? For example in Excel, you can record a macro and see the VBA equivalent code of ...
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Mouse movement for beginners

On Windows 3.11 has a nice tutorial for beginners using mouse. Since then I consider that tutor the best of all tutorial to learn mouse movement, clicks, double-clicks, etc. Do you know some nice ...
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Resources for Unix users trying to learn DOS?

I am an experienced UNIX user that knows my way around the UNIX terminal. However, whenever I use a Windows computer and try and use the Command Prompt, I cannot do much more than list the contents of ...
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Microsoft Excel Exercises for learning purposes

I'm not sure if it belongs this here, but if you feel it doesn't just please remove it. I'm looking for a good source of exercises in excel that is good in teaching a friend of mine that wants to ...
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Advanced reading on Anti-aliasing?

I know the basics of how anti-aliasing works, but i wanted to read more about the advanced techniques used to get better looking and more performant AA. Where can i go to do so?
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I want to quiz myself when I log in

I'd like it so that when I log into my Windows (Vista) user account, I'm forced to answer German vocabulary flash cards. Once the flash cards are answered, I can then return to the desktop as normal. ...
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Trying to run Microsoft Virtual Labs online, gets stuck at “Checking ActiveX Control”

I'm running Win7 x64 and IE8 with all updates and patches installed. I just tried to access a few of the virtual labs (Exchange 2010, Sharepoint 2010, Forefront) but all of them are stalling at ...
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Learn acoustic guitar using software

Inspired by this question on superuser , Is there any such kind of software to learn guitar ? (Please note : I am not looking for any tutorial , just software ) Preferably Windows or Ubuntu.
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I'm Looking For A Good Resource For Learning DNS, IP, and Network Addressing

Any recommendations on books, websites, or other resources for learning Internet Protocol, the ins and outs of DNS and how Networking and IP Addressing works? I have a fundamental knowledge of this ...
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Is it possible to be a Linux professional studying on your own? [closed]

I read economics at university(nothing to see with linux, isn't it? :P). I have some basic knowledge about booting process, Linux Kernel compiling from source and stuff like that. But of course I ...
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What's a good website or book to learn Photoshop CS3 from? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Photoshop Tutorials? I'm looking to learn Photoshop CS3. I mean really master it. i can do some basic things, but I'm not familiar with workflow or keyboard shortcuts ...
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How do I start learning Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Learning the basics of Linux/Unix This may sound a very stupid question but the point is I have been using linux for over an year and still at the end of the year I am ...
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A place to learn OS X 10.5

I borrowed a MacBook. I'd like to find a place to learn the OS X 10.5 interface and keyboard shortcuts. I've been "a PC" forever.
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Retaining information learned in computer science classes

I'm a computer science student currently enrolled in a masters program. I've learned all kinds of interesting technical information this semester, and was wondering what is the best way to keep this ...
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Free “Learn to type” Software [closed]

I have a friend of mine who wants to learn to type. Yet he is still young and can't afford to buy any software. Are there some free (offline) typing learning programs out there? Thanks for all help! ...
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Is there a good book or article about using a Mac from a Windows user's perspective?

I am pretty darn good at Windows, been using it since 3.11 for Workgroups (ah the memories...). But my mother just bought a Mac and I'm struggling to load a dos prompt (joke..). Any good guides on ...
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What program do you use for spaced-repetition/flash card learning?

I've been using the excellent Mnemosyne application (see my answer below), but I'm curious if there are any other quality options out there. I prefer open source, linux compatible applications, but ...
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Linux Distro for Beginners

Well... I know that's the question arising all over the Internet, but I couldn't find an answer to suit me after googling for quite some time. I'd like to get a Linux distribution, and start learning ...
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Software to learn playing music?

I'm not looking for a tutorial or something - I'm looking for some software that takes you through playing or producing actual music, in a step by step concept. Something like Keyboard Music that ...
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Where can I find some dummy data to teach my girlfriend Excel?

In particular, tabular data that can be graphed. What's your favorite source of interesting data?
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Is there a way to make Firefox smart bar forget preferences?

Do you know of any way to clear the preferences that the smart bar has learned? Say, if you have 5 matches for a particular word, it learns which one you most go to and puts that first in the list. I ...
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Bash Shell Tutorials [closed]

What are some good bash tutorials? I would like to learn more about the bash shells commands and how to use them.
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Electronics Starter Kit [closed]

I am currently getting interested in starting experimenting with Electronics, and am searching for some sort of electronics starter kit to get me started. I have look at Arduino's Starter Kit and ...
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How to understand what is happening in the Windows Registry

What is the best way to understand what is going on in Windows Registry? Is there a book that can help you learn?
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Is there any software to help me learn the Dvorak layout?

I've recently stumbled upon the ability to install other keyboards through Windows, and I've installed a few languages and the US-Dvorak keyboard as well. I've been trying to learn it blindly for a ...