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nVIDIA X Server Settings: making the right monitor to be at 0,0

I have two monitors hooked up to my GT 630 running on Ubuntu 12.10. I have a 4:3 display on the left and a 16:9 display on my front (the main display). Some fullscreen games launch the game at ...
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Why do we use the '@' symbol in email addresses?

I want to know that why we use '@' in email addresses. I think most of the people understand this is so silly question. but I think there is some logic behind this. If somebody having any ideas ...
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What is the origin of the hard drive light?

In practically every computer I've had, there's always been a light to display hard drive activity. What's it's origin and original use?
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What are the origins of the control and alt keys?

Crtl and alt have become common place on just about any computer keyboard sold anywhere in the world (I even saw a picture of them on a typewriter...). But what were these sacred modifier keys first ...