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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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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robo ftp - How to reference uploaded file in Upload Complete event script

I have tried using %lastfile but it seems to be empty and refers to some batch command initiated by Robo FTP instead of after a [passive] receive. Apart from the official web site, is there any other ...
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Force 64bit WScript to run .vbs

I'm trying to run a .vbs script under 64Bit. When I run this script manually it will execute properly, but when launched by something else, it will run under 32bit and won't execute properly. Here's ...
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Quick way to find out how much silence is at the start of an MP3?

What's a quick and easy way to find out how much silence is at the start of an MP3? I know there's a lot that goes into that... I don't need anything too precise. Within 50 or so milliseconds is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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scriptable internet “speed” test (ping and bandwidth) for Windows

I'm familiar with manual internet speed testing using sites like speedtest.net. I'd like to set something up to automatically run a speed test once per hour 24x7 (for example) on a Windows machine. ...
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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" ...
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How do I obtain statistics about sent email from Mail.app?

I use the Mail.app in OS X Lion. I would like to determine statistics about all emails sent within a timeframe (in this case, from 2010 to current). In particular, I'd like histograms for emails per ...
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Applescript to play multiple iphoto slideshows

I would like to present an iphoto slideshow that repeats/loops until I decide to advance it to the next slideshow that then repeats until I then advance it to the next group of slides and so on. ...
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Outlook 2007 script to save attachments into a specific folder based on subject line

I'm trying to build a client-side script in Outlook 2007 that processes incoming email and attachments. Emails that need this special treatment will have a tag “XYZ*” followed by a single word ...
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Looking for an application/tool for spidering a website that loads more content upon scrolling

I'm looking for an application/tool that will allow me to spider a website where you have to scroll down vertically repeatedly for the whole page to load. I need to be able to define the starting ...
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Remote commands over SSH with Windows PowerShell - Protection against disconnection

I am planning to connect to remote Linux hosts via SSH and call scripts with Windows PowerShell SSH. As far as I understand, if the SSH connection is lost (timeout or connection reset) whilst the ...
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allowing timeouts for commands that have no timeout option, where `IFS=$'\n'`

In the lines below, which I added to my copy of Apple's sysdiagnose script: wherever a timeout is already scripted, it is effective I must add timeouts in two areas, but I don't know how to do so. ...
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Accessing a Time Capsule manually via terminal using iCloud credentials

I'm assuming that the task noted above should be possible, as the task doesn't seem like it should be far different from accessing a Mac computer via SSH or through Go -> Connect to Server on OSX. The ...
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Process is shutting down when started by script and special user

I have a situation where I want to use a script during a build process which stops a process and starts it again after updating its files as a last step. The process is started via a build system ...
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Scripting the way firefox starts

In Windows 7, is there any way to script the websites that are opened whenever I open Firefox based on certain criteria? For example, if it's Thursday, load a certain website as my homepage, but only ...
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CronJob for asterisk queue to reset + FreePBX

I am having problems with this script...It doesn't seem to work. Note: It sends email just fine. #!/bin/bash #Reset the queue every morning at 5:00AM PST #v 1.1 changed email #Email alert that ...
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Redirect or send mail in a script that runs in a rule on incoming mails in outlook 2010

I have the following problem: I have a mails that are arriving in my mailbox these mails contain a specific string in the body what I want to do is: --> removing this string from the body --> then ...
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InDesign: Using DataMerge (aka Mail Merge) to insert text based on boolean in Datasource (.csv)

I am preparing some wedding invites, using Adobe InDesign (CS 5.5). I have a .csv with all the a names. This is used with Data Merge to insert all the names. Very simple. Now more complex For most ...
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Script for Bits Uploads - Allow clients to upload files in IIS7/IIS7.5

I need to write a script in C#\appcmd/some other script to automatically enable the checkbox for "Allow clients to upload files" under "BITS Uploads" in virtual directory configuration Thanks!
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VBScript how to detect hardware plugged in?

I tried searching but I can't seem to be find anything besides USB detection. I want to make a script that detects when the speaker and microphone ports has a device plugged in. Is this possible to ...
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scriptable image viewer for Windows

What are some image viewers on Windows that can be scripted? For example, the user opens a folder in the image viewer and he/she wants to mark some images in the folder for deletion. The user may ...
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Macintosh OS X Logout Script

I am working on a project where I need to implement a logout script on some Macintosh computers. I have read the following Create a logoff script/task for Mac OS X article and found that while it is ...
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Synchronize single file with WinScp

I am trying to synchronize a single file with WinScp. But it is downloading that file every time the script runs. But I want it to download that file only when there is any update in the remote file. ...
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How can I create a VPN connection via a startup script?

I am trying to deploy a VPN connection to all laptops on my Domain via the startup script. It has to be done at startup and not login as the connection has to be available to all users and they don't ...
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Solution for complex unattended installs?

What is the best way to do unattended installs of complex software (for example, advanced security systems such as dogles and/or network call-and-response) in win7? I've been looking at AutoIt, but it ...
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Using lynx/links/elinks to correctly display a websites Cyrillic characters

Been struggling finding an answer on this topic for a few days now, I"m just curious as to how one would go about forcing either the shell (putty) iself, or the text-browser links to output Cyrillic ...
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script -e and crontab or at

I have a shellscript I want to run via at and use script to capture a transcript. script -e was introduced in util-linux-ng 2.18 and returns the retval of the child process. I want to capture the ...
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How to automate Inkscape export?

Currently I do this in a BAT file: Inkscape.exe --file "some.svg" --export-png "some_64.png" --export-width 64 Inkscape.exe --file "some.svg" --export-png "some_96.png" --export-width 96 Inkscape.exe ...
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How do you run a log on/off script when a client logs on with VNC

How do you run a log on/off script when a client logs on with VNC? I want to kill any instances of XMBC running as I log on to a machine. Is there a way to say when a client logs on, run a script, ...