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How can I get iTunes to group by album, ignoring artist?

I'm a new iPod user, and having tried and failed with some of the third-party uploaders, I think I'm stuck with iTunes. However, I find the user interface intensely frustrating. For compilation ...
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Move some iTunes library items to different drive?

My internal hard drive is somewhat small, and I only regularly listen to a fraction of my iTunes library anyway, so I'd like to keep large portions on it on an external drive for archival purposes. ...
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Can I get rid of the Windows 7 libraries folder dropdowns?

The default libraries in Windows 7 work such that all subfolders of locations you include appear side by side. I really like that cruft-free look and I don't need any of the information about which ...
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Windows 7 “Libraries” - How do you back them up?

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 which seems to want us to organize our files into "libraries" which are independent from the physical folder where the files are stored. My data is stored on a ...
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How to read Windows Hibernation file (hiberfile.sys) to extract data?

I need to find what all data is stored in hibernation file by parsing it. However till now I have only manged to do so manually by opening it in a Hex editor and then searching for texts in it. I ...
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libreadline.so.5: No such file or directory

I just tried running a program installed through a .deb package and get this error: error while loading shared libraries: libreadline.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ...
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Installing a library locally in home directory, but program doesn't recognize it

I am installing a program on a server as a non-root user. Specifically it is tmux 1.5, but this should apply broadly to all locally installed program in my opinion (I mention the program name in case ...
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How do you specify the location of libraries to a binary? (linux)

For this question I'll be using a specific example, but really this generalizes to pretty much any binary on linux that can't seem to find its' dependent libraries. So, I have a program that won't run ...
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Can I browse windows 7 libraries from the command prompt?

If I am at a Windows 7 command prompt is there any way that I can navigate to one of my libraries? e.g. something like cd libraries:\code
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How to synchronize iPhoto libraries between several Macs?

Is there any "easy" way of synchronizing my iPhoto library between, say, my iMac and my MacBook ? My basic strategy is "modify only on the iMac, make a blind copy to the MacBook" but it's not really ...
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Cygwin library load error

I built spatialite library then gdal library with spatialite support. Also built mapserver which depends on gdal with success. There was no problem with linking. When I try to execute a gdal utility ...
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What is the preferred way to set the path for library directories?

I installed a binary and its dependencies to a non-standard location. When I run the binary, I need to specify the library locations of all its dependencies. I know one way of doing this is to do: ...
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Windows portable shortcuts to Library subfolders

Is there a way in Windows 7 to create a shortcut to: Libraries\Music\some_file.mp3 instead of: D:\Users\Myself\My Music\some_file.mp3 This way when I move my special libraries, or reinstall ...
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Installing libraries and header files under ubuntu linux for c/c++ developement

I have to admit that I feel completely lost each time I have to fulfill the dependencies of some C or C++ code. Currently, I'm on Ubuntu 9.10, but I remember the same feeling of forlornness from ...
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Why is one specific file not showing up in my document library?

In my "Documents" library on Windows 7, one file is not showing up in Windows Explorer. When I look in C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents\blah\blah all 24 files appear. But when I look in Libraries > ...
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How to remove icons from the Games folder in Windows 7?

I am one of these OCD nut jobs that likes to have all their game icons perfect in their "Games" folder in Windows 7. However when I installed Far Cry 2 it made a "Default application" icon in the ...
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See currently loaded Shared Objects in Linux

I have two, related questions: How can I see if a shared library is currently loaded? (i.e. system-wide, process agnostic) How can I see all shared libraries loaded by a process?
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Index a low-cost NAS on Windows 7

Has anyone found a way to index the files stored on a Networked Attached Storage on Windows 7 so that the files can be available in Windows Search and Libraries? I am referring to the cheap and ...
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Linux Version of Windows 7 Libraries

Libraries are one of the features I like about Windows 7 (admittedly, I haven't delved to deeply yet). Anyone using a similar concept on a Linux system? I figure UnionFS could work, but I've not ...
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What do the number suffixes in Linux dynamic libraries mean?

Here's an example: ~$ ls /lib/*.so* | head -n 10 /lib/ld-2.13.so /lib/ld-Linux.so.2 /lib/libacl.so /lib/libacl.so.1 /lib/libacl.so.1.1.0 /lib/libanl-2.13.so /lib/libanl.so.1 /lib/libattr.so ...
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How to delete old songs in iTunes that are not linked to actual file on my disk?

Some sub-folders from my iTunes music folder have been deleted from my hard drive, but are still present into my iTunes library (with a "!" sign next to it, showing me that there is a problem with ...
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Is it possible to check an MP3 for data corruption?

I was listening to some older mp3s today and I released that some of my songs have pops and cracks in them. I assume this means that the file has some bad blocks. Is there software/script/etc that I ...
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How can I redirect my iTunes library to an external hard drive?

Right now, I have all my music on my internal hard drive, but it is running out of space. So, I bought an external hard drive, copied all my music over and went into the advanced preferences in ...
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How to find out which distribution package provides a given library

I am looking for a way to find for a given LDFLAG, like -lcryptopp, the distribution package that provides me with that that library, like libcrypto++-dev on Debian/Ubuntu. So far, I have looked up ...
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Why doesn't Windows Media Player 12 remember non-default folders added to libraries

In Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7 files folders that I add to the Music and Videos libraries, other that the built-in C:\Users\Username\Music and C:\Users\Username\Videos folders, disappear from ...
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iTunes - One track in several albums

I'm using Windows 7 to do this. I have quite an extensive library of music and now I have quite a lot of duplicate tracks but in different albums. Obviously I don't really want duplicate files but I'd ...
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Consolidate libraries in Windows Media Center (Windows 7)

I have several hard drives, internal and external, which contain divx and dvd rips that I wish to access from WMC (Windows Media Center). I've added directories from these drives to the libraries ...
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Relocate a library folder

Out of the (Win7) box, the Public Pictures library points to C:\Users\Public\Pictures. I would like to reset that so it resolves to a secondary harddrive.
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Linux binary executable properties: ldd alternative?

The Linux ldd command can show the dynamic libraries used by an executable. It's a bash script. But it seems to be fragile, and does not work on some binaries. Is there an alternative tool? In my ...
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Is there MSDN Library for Visual Studio 2010?

Is there MSDN Library for Visual Studio 2010? What is the lastest version of MSDN Library?
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How to strip a Linux system?

I'm not sure if this is the place to ask, but here we go! I've been building my own Linux distro, and I've stripped the binaries, etc. The system won't use GCC or development tools, as it will be a ...
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Change Library Icon in Windows 8

Is it possible to change library icons in Windows 8 ? Has the process changed since Windows 7 ?
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Slackware Linux: Glib can't find libffi.so.6. Where is it trying to look?

I have libffi installed and it's in /usr/local/lib, yet the glib make process can't find it /home/mathmagi/src/glib-2.32.4/gio/.libs/lt-glib-compile-resources: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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What am I doing wrong when a Linux app doesn't find an .so file?

I have just downloaded, configure'd, make'd and make install'ed the Google Log Library to my computer. It built all required files (as far as I can see) and copied the .so file (libglog.so.0.0.0) to ...
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In Windows 7, how do I make the “start” menu Documents/Pictures/Music/Videos go to my Documents/Pictures/Music/Videos directory?

Right now, if I click on Documents, I go to Libraries > Documents. I want to go to [Logged In User] > My Documents. Is there a way to configure this behavior?
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Matlab libraries in Ubuntu

I just installed matlab on my computer, seemingly successfully, but I've been trying to run a program, and I'm getting the following error: >> reproduceResults Warning: Directory already ...
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Where to put libraries and headers on windows (coming from unix?)

When a unix/linux program requires "stuff", I usually put (or dpkg puts for me) libraries and headers in /usr/lib and /usr/include, respectively. I recently downloaded a library that I wish to use on ...
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Why do I get “command not found” when the binary file exists?

Here's my problem. I have just compiled a linux build of tests in my VirtualBox VM. When I run it, I get: bash: ./tests: No such file or directory I did some research, and found it could ...
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How to build a self-sufficient gcc/glibc/binutils set in a non-standard path?

Suppose a set of custom-built gcc/glibc/binutils are in $prefix (e.g. /home/user/path) I want: gcc to look for libraries in $prefix/lib64 instead of /lib64 gcc to look for headers in ...
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How to see only specific folders of the media library in the Foobar2000 library viewer?

I want to start using the media library feature of foobar2000 v1.0 and added one music folder, which contains a couple of subfolders with music of different albums. I restricted the filetypes to ...
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Video Player/Library for Ubuntu with ratings and thumbs [closed]

I've just made the switch to Ubuntu on my main PC and I've been looking for a media player that can: Play all the usual video formats Rate (and ideally, tag) each file Display thumbnails for each ...
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Transfer iTunes from PC to Mac?

I've just switched to Mac. Everything was running smoothly so far. Now I need to copy my iTunes library (+6,000 songs and videos) from my old windows computer to my new Mac. I've heard it can be done ...
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Is it possible to add single files to Windows 7 libraries?

I want to use libraries and the homegroup to share my files in an easy manner. However, i only want some files from folders (including the harddrive i've got, that has 100+ ER episodes in root and a ...
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Keeping Itunes Library in Synch With External Harddrive

I have all my music files on an external hard drive. The hard drive is fed/accessed both through an old ibook and an imac - both have selected the external hard drive as the itunes folder. New songs ...
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How do I conveniently search through Libraries in Windows 8?

In Windows 7, I took the habit of putting most of my frequently accessed disk areas as Libraries - there were about a dozen. Typing a word in the Start menu would then give me a summary of matches by ...
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Permissions in OS X for iTunes library with multiple users

I currently have a lot of music on an external drive and my iTunes set up from there. However, periodically, when the external drive isn't connected, iTunes will default back to the library location ...
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Organising photos using Picasa

I am kind of confused by Picasa's photo organisation system which involves albums on one hand and folders plus collections on the other. Does anyone have a good system for using these to keep ...
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msvcr71.dll is missing

msvcr71.dll is missing on Windows 7 and I can't register my dll throw regsvr32 I just can't understand why it can happen Does this dll come with OS, or I can install C++ runtime libraries, or .NET ...
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Move iTunes library from Windows to Os X

Is there an easy way to move my iTunes library to another computer, including all the songs I obtained from sources other than the iTunes store? I don't need to keep it on the old computer. It is my ...
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Is there a tool that helps me draw a venn diagram easily?

For some reason I have to draw a lot of venn diagrams and I hope I can just specify the sets and its elements and it emits the right image. I do not care about the blazonry. So is there any tool or ...