An automated series of instructions carried out in a specific order, such as a Windows script created to launch a specific program on startup.

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VPN on-connection scripting

I use a VPN to connect to the office from home. I use Windows XP's built-in VPN support for this. Due to some unfortunate subnet choices, I must run a script to set up some network routes every time ...
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Python and Google Sketchup

Is there any way of scripting Google Sketchup using Python rather than Ruby? I have had a look at SuPy but unforturnately I'm working with Python 2.6 rather than Python 2.5 which SuPy appears to ...
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disable chrome task manager? alternatively: prevent extensions from being killed

I have installed the chrome extension "Stayfocusd" which blocks websites for a certain amount of time. However, I have noticed a way to get around this. If you go to Chrome Task Manager and kill the ...
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Logon and Logoff scripts not running

I have set SQL queries to run on logon and logoff using group policy editor. But sometimes scripts do not run. logon.bat @echo off echo INSERT INTO UPTIME(INTIME) VALUES(NOW()); > abc.sql mysql ...
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seach for a word in .txt files and write few line into new .txt file

Please help me to create a script to perform task as per described below. i have 2 files. A.txt and B.txt Content of A.txt as per below ITEM name TICKY title nice coffe drink type DRINK ITEM ...
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Script to put Windows 8 to sleep and wake up in 5 seconds

How can I put Windows 8 to sleep(standby) and then wake up in 5 seconds? I know I can use psshutdown -d to sleep, but then how can it wake up on a timer?
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Script to fire fn + f6 every time computer starts?

My laptop's touchpad has malfunctioned. Every time I start the computer, I have to manually press the keys fn+f6 to shut it off. How can I create a script which does this automatically on every start? ...
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Testing RDP connections

Given hostname (+ portnumber) + username + password, how do I get a yes/no answer to the question: Can I connect to host with username+password? from the commandline or a script? Is this possible? ...
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Creating multiple screens in a for loop to run parellel programs and sending commands to each

Before flagging this questions as redundant, i have read and tried every answer to similar questions with no success I have this loop where it traverses a directory structure, and runs a program ...
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File Maker Script Relative Cell Value

I'm new to FileMaker as well as Database administration in general. In my table, every Record contains a link to an Adobe Illustrator file and two Photosho files. The layout speciies a button for ...
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IE9: Prevent Accidental Modification of Production Data when testing in the Development Enviroment

Is there an IE9 script or plugin I can use that would alert me whenever I land on a certain domain? We have a production and dev environment for the intranet where I work and it is easy to get the 2 ...
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Preview in TextMate html created by ruby script

If I create ruby (or maybe not ruby, no difference) script in TextMate which produces html, is there an easy way to preview it using combination like ⌘R or using Web Preview? Now I found two ways to ...
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Use GRUB/GRUB2 to PXE boot OS image

Here is the situation I am in: I currently have a Windows drive that boots XP. The BIOS does not support PXE booting so this is out of the question. Therefore, I was thinking I could install a ...
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Starting Scripts Using SSH

Case 1: ./Myscript.sh param (on a first node) Another node: (In parallel i run the same script) ./Myscript.sh param (on a second node) Case2: From my host, using ssh: for i in $(seq ...
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Firefox “do not ask me again” option for unresponsive scripts isn't working - what can I do?

Firefox keeps asking me if I want to stop unresponsive scripts when it encounters them. This happens a lot with my Gmail inbox after it has been left open for some time, however it happens on other ...
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inotify does run twice

I wanted to write a script that triggers some code when a file gets changed (meaning the content changes or the file gets overwritten by file with the same name) in a specific directory (or in a ...
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how to keep the multi-screen configuration even after turning off main monitor?

Currently have 1 laptop and 1 monitor. Before my recent Windows 10 update, I could close my laptop screen and the monitor would still function as the secondary monitor. This was useful, because I can ...
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Check status of “File and Printer Sharing” with script

I am attempting to write scripts that test that status of important settings on my Windows 7 or Windows 10 PC's. Turning the "File And Printer Sharing" setting OFF/ON is well-documented. But is there ...
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Powershell Mouse Moving Script on XP

Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Windows.Forms [System.Windows.Forms.Cursor]::Position = New-Object System.Drawing.Point(500,100) The above code should move the mouse to a specific position (500,100), ...
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How to know what application is injecting a script on html

I'm trying to figure out what application is injecting a javascript called http://queryjs.me/services/script.js into my pages on localhost and on my server. It only injects this script when the ...
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Automator app won't open after being copied to another computer - OSX

I created an app in Automator. The app runs fine on the computer with which I created it, but when I copy it to another computer I get: The application “AppX” can’t be opened. If I open it in ...
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How do I script the creation of Disposable Virtual Machines with vmware workstation?

I am Making a disposable (use for one task/website then delete) Virtual Machine (VM) it's a slow process to do it in VMware workstation. I want to automate it so it is like the quick ~5 second DispVM ...
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Script to uninstall a folder from within C:\ProgramData\folder (GUID)

I'm hoping to find a script to uninstall a folder from within the ProgramData folder ie.. C:\ProgramData\folder (GUID). As you can see the folder also has a GUID string this is what I have: rmdir /s ...
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How to disable content view in windows explorer

Im trying to find a way to disable content view in windows explorer on windows 7 clients. I found this: ...
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Script that search for a string in the ouptput of a command

This may sound a bit complicated but I do not see any other way. I want to create a script that will check after running the command 'cli ha' to search if a certain line contains a string = 'Active' ...
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Receive a file using runscript (minicom scripting language)?

With runscript one can script minicom serial line sessions. I try to script the reception of a file transferred with ymodem. Minicom uses external programs for file transmission. I tried runscript's ...
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Fetch shared storage usage info from windows server

I am trying to retrieve usage related info of shared storage attached to a server by using: WMIC logicaldisk get size,freespace,caption,drivetype /Format:csv The output is fine. But here the Drive ...
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How to burn multiple sets or groups of MP3s with multiple drives simultaneously

I have lots of MP3s that I need to burn into multiple audio CDs. I manually select 80 minutes or less of audio at a time, using multiple sessions of k3b with multiple CD-R drives to burn ...
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Automatically run executable files with third party program/script in Windows

It is possible to launch an exe file using a third party program through the context menu. My problem is that an exe file might be triggered by a script or by another application on which I don't ...
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How to control the PFE Mailprinter?

i have here a PFE Mailprinter. It is a device that takes printed documents from a printer (in this case the Koycera Ecosys FS-3750), folds it the letter-way and puts it in an envelope. The problem: ...
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Change State of Windows Update- Local Group Policy Editor without UI?

In windows server 2012,for this manual step how can i do from script, start>run>gpedit.msc>administrative Components>Windows>Windows update In that 1) Do not Display " Install ...
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Delete a file on mouse click(single or double)

I want to delete a file or folder whenever I try to open that file. Is there any script available to do like this? The purpose of this is security. If I double click on a folder it should ask for a ...
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Gimp script does not have permission to write a jpeg file

I'm trying to run a GIMP script to perform Error Level Analysis. I've downloaded the script (a `.scm file) from here. It does show up in the menu (Image -> Error Level Analysis), shows a dialog, ...
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find command with exec sh doesn't work in shell script but in commandline (raspberrypi)

I want to find "old" folders in /volume1/photo/ipcam which are named like "????-??-??" and move corresponding folders within dropbox (with the same directory structure /ipcam/...) to the subfolder ...
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Modify URL Before It Is Loaded On Google Chrome

Every time I load a YouTube video, I find myself first appending &hd=1 to the end of the URL so that the video plays in HD automatically. Over time, this gets annoying, so I would like it to be ...
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Trying to make a symbolic link to a Powershell script

I'm trying to create a symbolic link with mklink through a Powershell script to a Powershell script on a remote server. this link should come on the desktop of all users. if(!(test-path -path ...
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Automatically mounting an encrypted USB disk at boot

I've followed these steps to set up an encrypted USB hard disk on Lubuntu 13.10, and these to unlock it with a keyfile instead of a passphrase. I now have a disk ...
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How can I modify the BAT file in this post so it will randomly select 1 background contained in a folder containing multiple backgrounds?

Is there a way to modify the bat file from this post here: How do I set the desktop background on Windows from a script? so that it will randomly select 1 background image from a folder containing ...
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Downloading files using Chrome console

I'm new to this (and i don't speak English). I want to download a bunch of mp4-files, I know the location of each file but I don't want to open and "right-click-save-as" for each file. Is there a way ...
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Linux: Trying to find files from a list recursively and copy them somewhere else

I'm trying to find files from a list and copy them to another place. So I started my test loop like that: # cat ~/my_filelist.txt | while read file ; do echo "$file" ; done After I hit enter all ...
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Adding 25 (student) users to Linux system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) VM

I would like to set up 25 student accounts on a Unbuntu 12.04 LTS VM that I have provisioned via Windows Azure for teaching purposes. Can anyone point me toward some scripts that would automate this ...
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Script to port specifc data from doc1 (notepad++) to specific place(s) in doc2

I really appreciate your help with a windows script or regex function that ports specific data from doc1 (xml in notepad++) to specific place(s) in doc2 (notepad++). I'm running win8. Thank you in ...
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retrieve the status of a backgrounded lftp session

I have an ongoing ftp upload with lftp which is backgrounded and i am wondering if there is a method to retrieve the status of the upload in a scripted way. What i've figured out so far is a way to ...
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“Script” command in Bash on Mac OSX

quick question regarding the "script" command in Bash on a Mac OSX 10.8.4 system. In any other bash environment on Fedora, CentOS, etc; when I use the script command it just begins recording with no ...
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OpenOffice Basic Change BackGround Color for Range Based on Text in Column 0

I'm trying to test each cell in column 0 "A" to see if it has specific text "Budget" "Living" "Savings" and if it does then change the row background color to a specific color for each. I am able to ...
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Add language to Windows XP automatically

I want to automate a process due to the number of computers I have. The problem is that I need to add languages to a large number of XP systems so I can type using French or Arabic keyboards without ...
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Photoshop scripting. Opening & Saving overlapping image stacks

I’ve been getting more and more into star photography and have recently been trying to develop a new style of stacking the photos and creating time-lapse videos from the stacked photos. Example: ...
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Copy and email Etherpad content regularly

I use Piratapad as a todo list for our printshop with 100+ members, and would like to once a month copy all active issues from the list and email it out to our members. What would be the simples way ...
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How to get the page and paragraph number for all comments and tracked changes?

I have marked up a document with comments and tracked changes in Word 2010. However, I've been asked to restructure those comments and tracked changes to a single document with page numbers AND ...
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bash add array to plist

I'm making a installable package via Cydia that will write com.intelliborn.intelliscreenx to this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...