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Should I use the WSUS “deadline” feature on production servers? [migrated]

I use WSUS to patch a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. It usually works great, until today. Last week Microsoft shipped a critical patch KB2992611 to fix critical problems in the crypto ...
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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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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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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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Tool to create a patch that modifies/adds files within a directory structure

I have a set of files that need a set of changes applied to them. In this scenario I have a Java Application Server (distributed via a zip file) that I need to apply a set of known configurations to, ...
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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 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 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 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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What do these instructions mean in plain English?

I know it's for the linux program patch, but if I try to use it, I get the following error: missing header for unified diff at line 4 of patch malformed patch at line 5: quit Instead, I'd like to ...
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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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Binary diff/patch for large files on linux?

I've got two partition images (A and B) and want to use them to create a patch that I can apply on A on another computer in order to get the new B image without flooding the network. I have 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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Apply binary patch to linux kernel image

I have a kernel image. The sources are somewhat lost and I dont want to migrate to a recent version (embeded software, custom (patched) linux kernel 2.4.24). I want to make a simple operation: ...
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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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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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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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tool to display patch file

What tools exist to display patch files? A text editor is usually good enough. ColorDiff can add color. Ideally though the tool would also show intra-line differences like KDiff3.
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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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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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Jump to file/line of current patch hunk in vim

If I'm viewing a multi-file diff in vim - for example the one produced by running :VCSDiff in a netrw buffer - and I position my cursor over a particular hunk, is there a way to jump to the affected ...
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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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Copy “%SystemRoot%\SoftwareDistribution\Download” to another computer

Is it possible (and safe) to copy the SoftwareDistribution\Download folder from one Windows XP machine, A, to another, B, and then let update.microsoft.com do its thing on B minus the download ...
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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 ...
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Atomic application of unix patch

I have prepared a "patch" to my customer who will need to manually apply it to their code. If patch is applied partially due to conflicts then the whole procedure needs to be immediately reversed. I ...
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An Application to describe .patch files

Do you know any application that be able to describe .patch files? I mean an application that be able to get .patch file & give me a human readable of the changes it make on files so I'll be able ...
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compiling curl with HipHop for PHP Patch [closed]

I'm following this guide: https://github.com/facebook/hiphop-php/wiki/Building-and-installing-on-ubuntu-10.10 It want's me to download curl source, doing the patch and compile this. well, but i get ...
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How much bandwidth is used by security updates?

Does anyone have a ballpark figure on how much bandwidth is used on average each month by Windows 7 for security updates / patches?
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How do I apply a patch to my Linux kernel?

I am trying to compile the iscsi-target software SCST. It wants me to apply a patch to my Linux kernel in order to allow for certain performance gains. The problem is I still new to Linux development. ...
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Binary diff file

I have installed an unofficial patch to an application I am using, which essentially uses unix's patch command to apply a binary diff file to a directory. It appears to me it modifies the object files ...
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Windows 7 Enterprise: Cannot connect to internet using BSNL modem

I have a BSNL modem, which worked fine with Windows Vista. After I started using Windows 7 Enterprise, I found that I couldn't connect to the net using the modem (keep getting Error 651). It seems ...
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How do i apply a patch to Synergy in Mac OS X

I have downloaded a patch for a keyboard problem in Synergy for my mac but have no idea how to use it
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How to apply patch to Gnome on Ubuntu

My system has been crashing, and I think it may have something to do with Gnome since the crashes only occur when I'm using it. I checked the log file after a crash and it reported... Gtk-CRITICAL ...