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Is there a limit to the number of PST archives in outlook 2003?

I have a user who has e-mail dating back 8 years that are stored in a lot of different PSTs, about 15-20 different psts. After opening like 7 or 8 of them it starts giving Out of System resources ...
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Running commands in parallel with a limit of simultaneous number of commands

Sequential: for i in {1..1000}; do do_something $i; done - too slow Parallel: for i in {1..1000}; do do_something $i& done - too much load How to run commands in parallel, but not more than, for ...
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Home Network Speed Control

I have a home network installed in following way: Internet<->server<->switch<->computers,etc Server has DHCP server installed and I would like to be able to limit download&upload speed ...
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Win 2k3 Connections Limit per ip:port

I want to limit connections number per ip on specific port. Should I use some firewall or anything else? Advice please. P.S. Port doesn't have to be port 80, or 3389. It can be any port
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Limiting software installation to specific user(s)

Is there a way to limit software installation to one particular user or to a specific set of users only? In some software installers, this is available as an option, but in most cases the software ...
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Setting up a download limit for a computer

A friend of me asked me a question like that,"I have a modem, and a house mate. He is using my modem, and slowing down my internet. What I want to do is, limit his bandwith without using any program ...
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Operating altitude for a MacBook Pro?

I saw on the Apple website that the MacBook pro has a maximum operating altitude. Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet Does this mean that I should not use it on a plane? Or is this just a ...
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Is it possible to rate-limit an scp/sftp/rsync/etc transfer from the command-line? ie, manual QoS on a single command?

Specifically, I am looking to rate-limit an scp or sftp session (or other arbitrary network call) in the call itself. For example, let's say I want to copy 100MB to one server, and 1GB to another. ...
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3d Studio Max and 2+CPUs - Core limit?

I am scouting for parts to put in a new machine, and in the process, while looking at different benchmarks I stumbled upon this benchmark and it got me a bit worried. Quote form it: Noticably ...
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Make wget not download files larger than X size

Okay, I give up. How do I size limit which files are downloaded, like say I don't want any files bigger than 2 MB?
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Limitations with Wine

Are there any limitations on what Wine/Windows Emulators can do? I mean this primarily from a point of view of Web Browsers communicating with applications that use them. (E.g.: Firefox and the ...
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Is there a storage capacity limit for external hard-drive enclosures?

I'm looking to purchase a 2TB SATA hard-drive, and I want to get an external e-sata enclosure for it. When looking for possible enclosures I have noticed maximum storage limits for them (eg 750G, ...
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Is there a limit to the number of files I can place in a given folder?

How many files can a folder contain? I have 30k folders inside 1 folder. Each of the folders has 1 image file. Is there a limit on the number of files a folder can store? I am using Windows Server ...
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Why Text messages are limited to 160 characters? [closed]

I have been using online free sms websites and i wonder why they allow text messages characters to be 160... Why Text messages are limited to 160 characters? Is there any specific reason? If so what ...
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How can I make bandwidth intensive applications have lower priority than other apps like web browsing/skype

I have an issue that when using bandwidth intensive applications like FTP/bittorrent/newsgroups these will often use all available bandwidth and consequently things like web browsing/video ...
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How do Internet Service Providers limit bandwidth?

I get capped once a month after my International bandwidth runs out. I was wondering exactly how Telkom, the monopoly broadband service provider in my country achieve this. Technically, how do they ...
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What is the maximum size limit for a touchpad?

This is more of a hardware question, but i wanted to know: what's the maximum feasible size that a touchpad can be made? I am wondering because someone remarked to me the other day that the surface on ...
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How to fully use the 4G in my Laptop under Ubuntu 9.10 - 32-bit

I have a Toshiba A100, which I upgraded to 4G of RAM. The hardware startup indeed shows 4G of RAM, and I recently installed Windows 7, just to see how it behaves on it. So far so good, it displays 4G ...
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How to limit download traffic in Firefox

Is there a setting in Firefox to limit the download traffic speed? For example, I want to download some files using Firefox with max. 200 kbps whereas I want to use the remaining limit to download ...
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Can you have more than 10 people in office communicator chat room?

It seems like office communicator has a 10 person max on it. Do you know that is? Is there anyway to get more names in a single shared chat room?
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Meaning of FDSize in /proc/PID/status

I'm looking for a way to find out the open FD limit under Ubuntu machines which doesn't have the /proc/PID/limits, namely EC2 machines. I have been looking into /proc/PID/limits, and found the the ...
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Bash command to cut output after x number of lines

I'm looking for a bash command, which I can use to limit the number of lines of a file or another command output. E.g. ls -thor | limit 10 would limit the output of the ls command to 10 lines (in ...