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How to set start page in Opera 26

I feel really stupid to ask such a simple question, but neither Google, nor superuser, nor Opera help gives an answer: is it possible to set a custom start page in Opera? I always use a local file ...
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What Command do I type in : Edit Boot Options in Windows 8.1 to boot to bitdefender rescue usb?

What Command do I type in : Edit Boot Options in Windows 8.1 to boot to bitdefender rescue usb? I DO NOT WANT TO LOSE DATA, so I don't think the reinstall is an option. Hello All! Current: I have ...
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Add recovery partition to advance boot menu options

I want to add a WinPE automated recovery partition to a computer, can this boot option be added to "Advanced boot options"? (Like where Safe mode options are)
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Why is it not recommended to use zero in an id column in MySQL?

If you're building out a project from scratch, what are some reasons that one would not recommend using zero (0) in an id column for MySQL? Assuming that the MySQL database/server is in strict mode ...
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copy /a, copy /b - use of this options

On Microsof Windows Server 2008 (R1), 32-Bit, I have some trouble understanding the use of as well as the difference between copy /a and copy /b The Technet Article on copy doesn't help me much: ...
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ping -s values on Windows NT 6

Windows NT 6 (Server 2008 R1 32-Bit) offers -s Count : Specifies that the Internet Timestamp option in the IP header is used to record the time of arrival for the Echo Request message and ...
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Disable spell checking in Firefox?

How can I disable spell checking in Firefox? This is not a trivial question. The normal Option to turn it off does not work. Version is 29.1 Here is screen shot showing option turned off yet spell ...
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CPU voltage settings set in BIOS always stay the default

Default voltage is 1.5v.It can be set to the highest setting (1.55) or even to 0.8v but the voltage always is 1.5v. How to make it 1.55v? Can I somehow make it higher than listed there (like 1.6v) ...
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How do I stop Teamviewer from remembering my email on the Computers & Contacts window?‏

Once I log in with the program, it will remember it forever. I'm trying to find a way I can disable this, but I can't find anything.
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How to move starred and unread messages to top without destroying the order by date (descending)?

I'm trying to order my messages in my thunderbird inboxes and have multiple issues. I want to oder my mails like the following: Importent (starred) messages should always stay on top. Unread ...
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Grep default color option

grep is one of the most commonly used command in linux. It feels to me that its basic feature to highlight the string you searched for on the output lines. this can be achieved by --color option. ...
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Passing option params to context menu commands in Windows Registry Editor

How can we pass options to programs being called through edits to the windows registry using regedit.exe? This is a syntax question as far as I can tell. For example... I have recently added a new ...
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Force system to enter Advanced Boot Options menu

I’m trying to force my system to show the Advanced Boot Options menu at startup. Do you have any idea how can I do that using other method than F8 before Windows loads ? In other words, I’d like to ...
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Windows - two options for stop the scheduled jobs - why?

Every time I set a sch. job in Windows I promised myself to get correct information about why the properties contain two option for stop job. Now I'm doing it... :-) So: I try to set a SJ to run at ...
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Reuse transcoding outputs to generate multiple files with AvConv

I am trying to find information about how to transcode a file into multiple outputs in one shot, but I don't seem to be able to. Most of the results I find describe the opposite: merging multiple ...
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Why do so many programs use “foo.bar.baz = qux” style configurations?

I've noticed that tons of programs store configuration info in various hierarchial keys. For example, Firefox's about:config has keys like network.http.pipelining and network.http.pipelining.ssl and ...
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Problems with RAR -as switch

I'm having difficulty using the -as switch with rar.exe on windows. When I try to use it while updating an existing archive, or even a completely new one, it attempts to add a couple of records and ...
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What happened to the “Options” window in Firefox 16?

I just upgraded to Firefox 16. When I go to Options -> Options, I get the following, inside the current browser window: How do I get back to the regular Options pop-up window?
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What alternative security measures are there to full drive encryption (for performance reasons)?

I'm evaluating full drive encryption using Truecrypt on my Crucial M4 SSD on Windows 7 32bit Pro on my Toshiba NB100 Atom N270 Netbook. I've encrypted this and noticed an increase in the boot time ...
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What is the use of option -u in the Linux cat command?

In the man page of cat, -u means (ignored) [raj@localhost zzz]$ cat file1 hello world 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + ~ ` ; ' , .{ } [ ] = | \ / - [raj@localhost zzz]$ cat -u ...
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Where are ghostscript options / switches documented?

I know there is a Ghostscript option, for instance -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen - where is that documented? How can I see what other options it accepts, appart from screen? Also, -dMaxSubsetPct=100 - what ...
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Disable Protected mode in Internet Explorer Security options

I need a small help to disable the protected mode in IE 8. Here is my scenario. I have admin rights on my machine, but I am not able to disable Protected mode. When I Run IE as Administrator also, I ...
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In Notepad++, how do I split long lines in several rows?

I usually use Notepad++ for programming, but recently I started doing some writing in it as well. Writing usually involves long paragraphs with no line breaks, and currently those are displayed in ...
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How to show “Delete From Library Only - Delete From Library And My Computer” dialog box in Windows Media Player 12

How can I show the "Delete From Library Only - Delete From Library And My Computer" dialog box in Windows Media Player 12? I checked "Don't show this message again" and it has vanished forever. I ...
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How do I use the “-cpu” option in Qemu?

Using QEMU 0.14.1 under Ubuntu 11.10 with kernel 3.0.0-17-generic, if I run qemu -cpu ? I get: $ qemu -cpu ? x86 [n270] x86 [athlon] x86 [pentium3] x86 [pentium2] x86 ...
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Excel 2007 opens with only one worksheet

In Excel 2007, when User A creates a new workbook, there is only 1 worksheet for the book. When user B creates a new workbook, there is the standard 3 worksheets for the book. How do I get this back ...
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What is the difference between dd's direct and fsync options?

I would like to copy an image to a USB thumb drive. As I would like to get "real" speeds, and don't want to wait ages for the device to sync after copying the image, I would like to know which ...
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Command line option for one line of program

Interpreters for scripting languages and suchlike often provide an option to specify one line of program on the command line itself. For Perl, this option is -e; for Python it's -c. Which of these is ...
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SQL Server 2008 Management Studio - Edit Rows with Where clause

There is an option to edit rows in a grid - first 200 by default. In Tools -> Options -> Sql Server Object Explorer, you can set the value for "Edit Top N rows". I have a table with 200000 ...
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How to scan for application options in OSX

I occasionally see howtos that allow you to change the functionality of some applications on OSX using defaults in the command line. I know that people find these configuration directives through ...
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IE7 Pro Plug-in w/ IE9: Where's my IE7 Pro options icon? Used to be in the status bar

Back when I had IE7 and IE8, the IE7 Pro options icon would show on the right side of my browser's status bar. This icon would expose additional options not available by the regular menu, options ...
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(Probably) trivial question about rmdir

I hope this isn't too trivial, but for some reason I can't get a simple command to execute. I'm writing a file manipulation script and I have several directories called test, test2, etc each ...
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How to disable Javascript in Internet Explorer 9?

Now I have looked at a few sites on the internet and everyone says these are the steps. Open 'Internet Options'. Click on the 'Security' tab. Select the 'Internet' zone click on the 'Custom ...
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How to setup a RAID for a fileserver?

I have been looking for about a week now at possible RAID options for the home file server I'm building. At first I was looking at RAID 5, but then read RAID 10 has faster read/writes. A few people ...
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Why am I unable to choose default settings for media streaming options?

I have a desktop running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. When I click on "Choose default settings..." in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center\Media streaming options, ...
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“net share xyz /DELETE” fails if a file is in use on that share

I'm attempting, using NAnt, to disconnect a share (in order to redirect it somewhere else) but my attempt fails: [exec] Starting 'net (SHARE ad3-config /DELETE)' in ...
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Print option for rotate 180° even pages only on Mac

I'm trying to print an horizontal Pages document (double-sided) or a PDF, but the even pages are always upside down. How can I set my HP LaserJet 2600n printer to print horizontal documents correctly? ...
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option -f for linux command

this is the content of test file: this this this that is that a that MAP that map that when I do uniq testCase -f1, the result is: this this this that which is reasonable, but ...
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Windows 7 Taskbar Right Click Options

I have a set of dictionaries installed on my computer. Unfortunately, they are all in separate programs (English-Italian and Italian-English are two separate programs). I would like to add one ...
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gvim options / Settings window cannot write buftype is set e382

In gvim i was trying to customize it a bit. I see under the edit menu is an option to change Settings Window. It opens up but then I get the following error. E382 cannot write, 'buftype' option ...
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What does a checkbox that is filled mean in Windows?

Does the checkbox of the first row mean it's checked or not??
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Where are the options settings in Chrome stored

Does any one know where the "Options" settings for chrome are stored? Can they be transferred to another PC ?
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Rsync only changed files

Is it possible to have rsync transfer all files in a directory that have changed or have been created? I don't need something as sophisticated as a CRC diff check; files with different timestamps ...
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How to Set “<options>” in fstab - Manual Mounting is Successfull

I am not real familiar with fstab yet, so I have a couple questions. When I use this command to mount devices: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=admin //192.168.1.134/share_name /mnt/share_name With ...
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How to turn off --classify option in ls command?

My ls command is aliased to have certain options automatically applied, including --classify (same as -F) Normally this is fine and I don't want to screw around with my .bashrc file. Just this one ...
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How do you turn off IE 8 from searching on a bad url?

I hate it when I type or paste a bad url, and instead of just a 404 page coming up, which would allow me to modify the url, a search page comes up trying to search on the bad url. How do I disable ...
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wget -o writes empty files on failure

If I write wget "no such address" -o "test.html" it first creates the test.html and in case of failure, leaves it empty. However, when not using -o, it will wait to see if the download succeeds and ...
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Why does cat not use options the way I expect UNIX programs to use switches?

I have been a UNIX user for more years than I care to think about, and in that time I have been trained to expect that when contradictory switches are given to a program the last one wins. Recently I ...
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Why is my Sony Vegas Pro created *.avi file not 'prepared for sequential reading'?

The issue at hand: Although I can play the resulting encoded .avi file by any media player, I'd like to know WHAT am I doing wrong? Here's what my options look like before encoding starts: ...
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Directories' permisions for automounted USB hard drive in Ubuntu 9.10

I've noticed that directories' permissions for my automounted USB hard drive formatted in NTFS in Ubuntu 9.10 are 700. This is inconvenient for me. On Ubuntu 8.04 LTS it was 777 everywhere and it was ...