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How to save a remote server SSL certificate locally as a file

I need to download an SSL certificate of a remote server (not HTTPS, but the SSL handshake should be the same as Google Chrome / IE / wget and curl all give certificate check fail errors) and add the ...
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How does one go about backing up older CD-ROM games from the 90's?

I have a bunch of those point and click adventure games from the 90's (my youth) like Pajama Sam, Putt-Putt and Spy Fox. These CDs are becoming old and scratched. Being that these were such a ...
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MS Office documents suddenly become read-only [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: While editing a document in Word 2007 the document suddenly becomes read only This is really annoying. When I work on a Word or Powerpoint document in MS Office 2007, ...
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How to avoid the danger of “File -> Save” when “Save As” is needed?

There are situations where I opened up a photo or graphics file, and made 81 modifications to it (crop, adjust color, brightness, contrast, etc, etc), and when I am ok with that file, I use File ...
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How to save the currently opened tabs (URLs) of Firefox into a text file?

Is there a way to save the currently opened tabs (URLs) of Firefox into a text file?
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How could I describe the Save icon to a kid

How could I describe the Save icon to a kid. Problem: kids don't know anymore what floppy look like.
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Is it possible to save every webpage you visit?

Is it possible to save everypage you visit in a browser automatically? I do now want to rely on Cache as a huge cache will slow down the browser. A third party software or an add-on will be helpful. ...
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While editing a document in Word 2007 the document suddenly becomes read only

For work, I received a new computer with Word 2007. As I'm working on a document, everything will be going normally (write a bit, save, write a bit, save, etc) but at some apparently random point, ...
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Is there a way to configure the directory SQL Developer uses to save SQL scripts?

Is there a way to configure the directory SQL Developer uses to save SQL scripts? When I do ... File, New, SQL File ... the directory is always set to the \AppData\Roaming\ for my user. I'd like to ...
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Setup Firefox to save .pages as .zip automatically

What do I want to do? I would like Firefox to save files with the .pages extension as .zip files automatically. Scenario You are browsing through your emails and you notice your friend just sent ...
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Where does flash player save permanent files to, like game saves, or configurations?

I'd like to grab a copy of a save file I have for a flash game (to be fair, there's at least 20 hours of gaming in that save). I assume that different browsers and different operating systems do ...
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Trying to save a Flash video in my cache - where do temporary Flash files get stored with Firefox?

I am watching a video lecture which seems to be in Adobe Flash and I want to save it. I'm using Firefox to view this website. My about:cache result is below, if that helps. Memory cache device ...
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How to save streamed Flash (SWF) files

I know how to save Flash (swf) files with or without software and on different web browsers, but there are some files which load (stream) the data (may be a certain set of frames) from their web ...
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Can I save my Firefox tabs? [closed]

Here's the situation: I have around 50 Firefox tabs open with reading material about programming and it took me a while to organize and find all the links. The weekend is finally here and I was going ...
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Word 2007 keeps asking me if I want to save template changes

I have a Word 2007 template for papers I have to write up for school. It only contains the title page and the proper standard settings for all the quick markups. On the title page I have things like ...
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Change location of where pictures/videos are saved using the Camera App in Windows 8

Does anyone know how I can change the location of where pictures/videos are saved using the Camera App in Windows 8? I've had a look in the hidden and very difficult to get into "Windows Apps" folder ...
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Open vim then save and close automatically

Using bash is it possible to open a file in vim and then automatically save and close e.g. "ZZ" | vim my.file.txt obviously the above isn't going to work, but how would I do the equivalent? - I ...
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IE9: How to save a web page as an image (jpg, png, etc)?

I used to be able to use the IE7 Pro plug-in for IE8 and IE7 to save the entire web page as an image, but this plug-in is no longer supported by IE9. Now I have to find an alternative. Are there any ...
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How to make Chrome save an AVI file instead of play it?

Sounds trivial? Just go to Options\Under the hood and click on clear auto-opening settings, right? Well... it's grayed out! So I go to somewhere on the web and right-click on the link to an AVI file ...
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When editing an existing file with VIM: will it replace or change that file?

I've read that most editors will replace the file when you actually want to save changes to that file How to execute a command whenever a file changes?. So how does VIM behave?
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Firefox: given a URL, save the file without navigating to it

Say I find a link to a .pdf file on a webpage. I can right-click and "save as" to save the file without Firefox actually loading the .pdf in the browser. But suppose I only have the text of the URL. ...
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GEdit 'Session Saver'

I use 'session saver' with GEdit on Ubuntu 11.10. I would like to know where GEdit stores them so that I can automatically back it using DropBox. Session Saver: Allow to bookmark working sessions ...
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Download discussions from usenet

Does anyone know a good (and maybe free) usenet client that would allow me to save all the discussions from one (or more) groups to text files? Preferably each post to its own text file. I need this ...
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Saving backup files automatically in (g)Vim after saving a file

I had a problem with my gVim. I lost some important modifications after I plugged on my machine after a hibernating process. To avoid this kind of problem, I would like to know if it's possible to ...
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How can I save my multiple tabs session in an xfce4-terminal?

So I usually have tons of tabs open in terminal sessions and every time I open a new terminal I have to manually open up all tabs. This is pretty annoying. I checked man xfce4-terminal but it didn't ...
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How do I make Firefox 4 save passwords without asking?

This is not a duplicate, the original question covers versions of Firefox before 3.6. The way Firefox has been designed in these newer versions is fundamentally different from how it was in that older ...
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Save Windows 7 session and start other OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted? Frequently I use Windows' hibernation option. However, I miss one feature. I want to save my ...
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Is there a way to save the file listing from a Windows file search to a text file?

Is there a way to save the file listing from a Windows search to a text file? I have had to search from My Computer over 6 drives for a file spec. I can't believe that there is no way to save the ...
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Is it possible to change MS paint's default save file type to PNG [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to set default file format for MS Paint How do I make Windows pbrush default to a save-as JPG format? PNG is better than BMP in my work and I too often forgot to ...
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Can the Snow Leopard firewall remember my choices?

I have the Snow Leopard firewall switched on. Every now and then, it asks if I'd like to allow or deny network connections for an app. I make a choice, and every time I open the app it asks me again. ...
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1answer
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Unable to save images with GIMP

When I attempt to save an image with GIMP, the save fails and GIMP displays an error message Error while saving <filename>. Could not save image: The issue happens when I right click an image ...
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Firefox - How save all open images in different tabs?

I have a window of firefox, with 150 tabs opened, each one having one picture. The only content of the page is the picture (but the link of the page sometimes is .php, not a exactly picture mimetype) ...
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Is there a way to save “work sessions” in linux

I regularly work on different projects, using different software. For project 1 I need to open for ex : Filezilla, Gedit and Nautilus (set to a specific folder) For project 2 I need to open foz ex : ...
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Nothing “saves” on mac

Mid 2009 iMac Lion 10.7.2 I've had the most obscure problem lately. I recently screwed over my mac by installing ubuntu, but forgetting to move GRUB. So I had to reinstall firmware and such. It's ...
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How to list and copy all images that a webpage uses automatically?

I have used the Photoshop slicing tool to create some HTML pages, but it has generated dozens of images, many of which are not used by the final pages. To delete all useless files, I need an utility ...
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When writing an iptables save file by hand, how does one calculate the packet-counter and byte-counter values?

I am attempting to write a 22MB iptables rule-set file, the very kind that is generated with the iptables-save command, except endlessly long. Understandably, this takes a prohibitive amount of time. ...
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How to save attachments in Thunderbird on arrival automatically?

How can I save email attachment on its arrival in Thunderbird and save it to specific folder - by some rule of sender or subject of the email automatically?
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Saving content from unresponsive exe

I have a notepad.exe running that is unresponsive. I would like to save the contents. Can I somehow dump the process' current state and copy my text content from it?
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Tool to Save a Range of Disk Clusters to a File

Yesterday I deleted a (fragmented) archive file only to find that it did not extract correctly, so I was left stranded. Fortunately there was not much space free on the drive, so most of the space ...
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Specifying the location to save a file for Vuze

I was a long time user of Azureus and I recently installed Vuze after my upgrade from XP to Windows 7. Azureus used to ask me where to save a file for each torrent I downloaded. Vuze seems to put ...
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1answer
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Word document changes after saving as pdf

When i save my word-document as pdf, the word document changes. The changes which happen are: insertion of an extra table, and change in margin on that same page. The pdf looks like the word ...
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Save (print) Visio pages as separate files named by page number

I have a Visio document with three pages. I want to print them all separately with Adobe PDF printer, producing three files named (for example) “Page1.pdf”, “Page2.pdf”, and “Page3.pdf” automatically. ...
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Is it possible to locally save a Quicktime Movie that is served via (embedded) RTSP protocol?

I have a Quicktime stream that I would like to save to a local file. (I want to convert it into a sane file format, because the device I want to watch it on doesn't play mov files.) When looking at ...
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Office 2010 save as shortcut text is white, missing shortcuts I've added

I've noticed this since installing Office 2010. The text for the shortcuts in the Save dialog in Office 2010 is white. When an item is highlighted (mouse-over) or selected (clicked), the text goes ...
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Is there a program for scanning, saving and restoring window position? [closed]

Is there some program for scanning, saving and restoring last window position? For example at this moment I have opened five windows: The first is Google Chrome, which is not opened at full screen ...
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Endless save loop in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to save a Word document as .docx, but each time I click the 'Save' button the dialog reappears and asks me where to save the file. This only happens when I try to save it as a .docx file, ...
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determine when unsaved Notepad file was created

I have an open notepad file on my machine which I don't recall making. Is there a way I can determine what time and day the file was created (registry key or whatnot)? I haven't saved it yet because ...
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save hibernation/saved state on linux

On linux you can hibernate/save the state. Is there someway I can save this to the internet or to a pendrive so that when I use a different PC running linux I can start where I left off?
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How to save Joost.com Videos?

Is there any way / software to save Joost.com videos into my physical drive? Firefox Download Helper addon does not work for Joost videos. Thanx...
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save input into web forms incase browser crash

Is there a way to automatically save web input just to protect from browser crashes?