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debsecan Fix CVE on debian

I just installed debsecan on Debian 8.1 to view the vulnerabilities that I have, and there were quite a few. Searching the web I see that most of them have a fix but I don't manage to figure out how ...
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Cant apply the patch

I have unpacked the source code of efivar-0.23.tar.gz and trying to apply the following patch: http://patchwork.openembedded.org/patch/117073/ to be able to compile it. I have entered the unpacked ...
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will a WAP work through a passive switch

I have a Comcast modem/router that currently provides internet to my house, but I want to upgrade and add a WAP and some ethernet drops around. I have set up networks before, but I have never done ...
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How to do offline update of Windows Embedded Standard 7 to Service Pack 1

I'm having a hard time figuring out the best way to install Service Pack 1 and update a Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7) machine that are not connected to any network. I haven't found much ...
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errors in patching vmware for installation

I'm trying to patch vmware on my arch linux machine, using vmware-patcher and i get this error from the logs 2015-10-28T21:56:31.069-06:00| vthread-4| I125+ Failed to execute child process ...
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surf browser + dmenu with history patch?

I patched suckless surf browser and dmenu with history patches. I only did not manage to do the following stated here: http://tools.suckless.org/dmenu/patches/history "In surf, I have “^G” point to: ...
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Windows 10 missing language after patching

After installing the latest patches, the language taskbar option is gone. Going into the language settings in the Control panel, there is a clock cycling instead of showing what languages are ...
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Can I attach my patch panel to my router without using a switch? [closed]

I want to put my patch panel behind the sheet rock to accommodate where my wires are in the wall. There is no space for a switch so can I bypass the switch?
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Difference between Lync Basic and Lync Regular when upgraded to Skype for business

I have 10 workstations that had Lync Basic, and 10 workstations that had the full Lync client. Now that I deployed patches, they are both Skype For Business. Is there any difference between the ...
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How to check OS X installed security updates

Triggered by the apple security update notification on Security update 2015-006 I updated all of the updates in the App Store (no new updates left). I was actual wondering how to check if the latest ...
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Why is my patch coming out in binary format?

I'm diffing two directories, 220 and sue, as follows: diff -r 220 sue > diff.txt The directory looks as follows afterwards: $ ls -al total 20 drwxrwx---+ 1 Administrators Domain Users 0 Jun ...
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How to check if Flash Player version is still supported and has recent updates?

We have to check the flash versions on some pcs. What we have are the version numbers of the installed software. Is there any way to check if the versions are patched and currently supported? What ...
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Patch tool without admin privileges on Windows 7

Is there any cli based patch tool that can run in Windows 7 without administrator privileges? I have tried the following tools but they both need admin privileges. ...
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I am trying to embed a patch in a bash script - can't get patch to read the patch from a variable

read -d '' PATCH_OS <<EOF //PATCH//TEXT// EOF patch -b < ${PATCH_OS} This fails: ./script.sh: line 39: --- //PATCH//TEXT// (line 39 is "patch -b < ${PATCH_OS}"")
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RDP Wrapper Library by Stas'M and multisession [closed]

http://stascorp.com/load/1-1-0-63 I'm using this patch to enable RDP on Win7 and enable multi-loggon to the 1 account for 2 users. But there is some problem. When i connect to the 1 account when other ...
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How to compile an ISO with a kernel patch for another computer?

I recently bought an HP Stream, which is a neat, cheap laptop that I intended to install Xubuntu on. Unfortunately, I have been running into problems due to its eMMC drive. I found it seems to be ...
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How to proceed on hung Windows update patch installation?

My ASUS laptop running Windows 8.1 (x64) is hung on installing a Microsoft patch. I ran Windows Update yesterday, and Windows Update spent about 20 hours attempting to install patch 12 of 29. In my ...
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Patch files for Linux Kernel 2.6

I am doing some data analysis on the code base of Linux kernel version 2.6. However I noticed that in the kernel website (https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/) patch files are missing after ...
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VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Debian Wheezy compile error

I am trying to run VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Debian Wheezy with RHEL custom kernel 3.10.0-4. Installation went fine but when I try to: vmware-modconfig --console --install-all I get the following ...
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How do I patch the shellshock vulnerability on an obsolete Ubuntu system that I can't upgrade?

I have a system that I administer remotely (2 timezones away) that runs Ubuntu 9.04, Jaunty. For various reasons, mainly that I'm really leery about trying to do a distribution upgrade from so far ...
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Thunder Bird attachments not in unicode

I am trying to solve tasks provided by eudyptula-challenge for which I have to send attachments in Unicode format. I am using THunderbird 31.0 version. I have tried everything but still i get a reply ...
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How to connect switch to a patch panel

I have a 24-port patch panel that connects Cat6 cables throughout my house. Out of these, only 12 ports are connected at the moment. I am in the process of setting up my home network and looking at ...
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How to apply binary diff produced by fc to a file?

How can one apply diff file produced by fc /b command on Windows to update some file in a simplest way possible; i.e. without buying anything or downloading some large/questionable software? The diff ...
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How to apply a kernel patch from lkml?

How do I patch the kernel from a patch from lkml? Specifically this link : https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/5/9/517 I am running debian. I know how to roll a deb package, but I can't figure out how to do ...
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Patching .iso files

sometimes I have only little bandwidth. Also I have access to a machine with high bandwidth via ssh over the low bandwidth line. So let's say, there's a new version of my favorite live system. The ...
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Windows Service stops on Server Patch

I'm a developer that has a Windows Service that runs on a production server that sends emails that are entered into a database on a database server. Although the service is set to start automatically, ...
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“Hunk #1” message after apply a patch

I am trying to apply a patch on Linux using patch -p1 < name_of_a_patch.patch I get this line saying patching file my_application.c Hunk #1 succeeded at 96 (offset -27 lines) And I see a file ...
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Determine Effective Security Version when faced with Backpatching?

The Heartbleed bug has a lot of people asking how to check the version of an installed package. I'm included since I have not discovered a way. Unfortunately, backpatching has made version checking ...
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Looking for a fiber optic “switch” or “router” for home use

The gist of my question: What is a "fiber optic" switch called? I.E. a layer 2 ethernet switch that uses fiber TX and RX connections and sends layer 2 network traffic between the fiber strands ...
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Does anyone have a copy of Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update for Java 7.0.40.22 32-bit

I ran Belarc Advisor which advises me I am missing the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update for Java 7.0.40.22 32-bit (CpuOct2013-1899837). You need an Oracle support contract to obtain this patch. ...
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Can I get a .patch file from a svn commit without svn?

I was wondering if it's possible to extract a diff or patch file from a svn commit, directly from the url without needing svn? For example, if I'm given the following GitHub url of a specific commit, ...
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Should I use a patch panel in my home network?

I'm busy with renovations in my house and in the process of running CAT6 cable to different areas in my house where I need it. I'm new to networking so I'm not sure of the best way to do this. I have ...
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Windows Updates can be critical or recommended, but why?

I just wanted to know the difference is between Windows Updates being 'Critical' and 'Recommended'. And also what factors go into deciding this?
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Windows Login Failure

I'm getting an error in the Event Viewer, which is also generating a lot of Logon Failure messages on our syslog server. Pretty much stuck on how to resolve. EventID: 536 Logon Type: 3 Reason: The ...
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How to add patches to dwm

I do not understand how to add patches to dwm, I am running Ubuntu and I do have git installed. Am I just supposed to copy/paste the .diff file into a new file in the directory and do git apply ...
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Is there any way to force windows updates to use the Temp folder instead of the root of C for installing updates?

I would like to prevent them from even coming up if possible. I don't know why Windows doesn't use the %system root%\temp folder for these. :( Looks like there have been a couple others asking about ...
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How to upgrade patch commmand?

How do I upgrade the patch utility? I am facing problems when I apply patch as follows. patch -p6 < ../kernelpatchXXXX New directories and files are getting created instead of modifying the ...
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Lynx https patch

I have heard that there is a https patch for lynx, where can I find the patch and how would I install it? I am using a mac 10.8, I looked an GitHub and I could not find anything.
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How to only add lines using patch?

I'd like to be able to use diff & patch in order to write new lines to a file. To clarify what I mean a bit: Original file: test1.repo exclude=mongo* exclude=sqlite* ...
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How do I get a good directory difffile I can use to patch/what to use for patch

I'd like to make a clean diff of a directory that allows me to later use a gui patch program for windows to apply the diffile. If possible I don't want to have to deal with hardcoded paths in the ...
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does anyone have the patch for xp pro 32bit SP2-3 that enables use of more than 4gb ram? [closed]

Ok, simple question, plz stick to it. Even with PAE enabled, M$ has artificial limitations, and even more in sp2-3. So its not a technical or architectual limitation (there are patches for vista & ...
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diff and patch tool

I'm trying to generate patches for a bunch of files I changed. I'm using Meld which does a great job of diff’ing the files in a nice visual manor, then it allows me to save and generate a patch file ...
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Arch Linux: How to handle patches which only you will use?

I'm using freerdp together with xmonad and it has been giving me a lot of trouble. The super key (or "windows key") is my mod key in xmonad and it has been interfering with my freerdp usage rather ...
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How to patch something with diff output?

I want to apply the below changes to some code that someone has written and provided a diff output from. Is there a way given only the output below I can easily create a patch and apply it, or (as ...
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Installing a patch on Windows 7 VM

I've just installed a Windows XP and Windows 7 virtual machine in Oracle VirtualBox, as I want to test that my domain certificates are good for the forthcoming MS patch 2661254 (which checks the ...
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Can a crossover cable be used as a patch cable?

Can I connect a Netgear DGND3300 10/100 modem/router, via a crossover cable, to either a Gigabyte M61PME-S2 containing an nForce 10/100 chip or an Asrock P67 Extreme4 with Gigabit Ethernet, with the ...
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Easiest way to install the Ubuntu Mysql Security Patch

I am looking for a quick and easy way to install the security fix for CVE-2012-2122 on my Ubuntu boxes. I don't want to risk installing any of the other updates and I just want to install the ...
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What is the technical differences between “update” and “upgrade” with yum?

I frequently use the following when updating/upgrading RPM-based distros (CentOS, RHEL, and Fedora in my case): yum -y update && yum -y upgrade However, I'm not sure exactly how the two yum ...
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Let diff create new files, but not remove existing files

Maybe I am missing something, but I'd like a diff between two directories to create files that don't exist, but not remove files that do. So, given something like: ./a/foo ./b/bar This command: ...
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How to prevent patch from creating backup files?

I'm writing some code that will apply the patch(1) program, and I want to completely prevent it from creating backup files. That is, I don't want it to create foo.orig files when it either fails to ...