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How to customise Logitech mouse buttons? [on hold]

I saw a previous question but the answer was not satisfying, so I want to post the code from Karabiner that I wrote and is useful for me. The post to the question that is now closed for commenting: ...
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Can't find photo book software [closed]

I would like to make a photo album with six pictures per page with text boxes beneath each picture. I had a program installed on a very old computer of mine but can't seem to find it. Are there other ...
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Can I use Autodesk Sketchbook for free?

There are 2 options on the main page: 'download free' and 'go pro'. Further there is such phrase: 'Download SketchBook and log in to activate your Free 15 Day Trial of Pro membership.' It's confusing. ...
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Is there any way(e.g. software etc.) where data can be matched visually

I have two columns in excel(see N.B.) that contain as below Column1 Column2 ------- -------- USA India Serbia United States of America Bharat China ...
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Service virtualization software recommendations

My workplace's test environment relies on external web services which often go down, or are unsuitable to load test against for financial or political reasons. Service virtualization (aka "mocking", ...
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Trigger task when unplugging power cord

When I leave my office and taking the laptop, I'm always forget to take the power cables. I am searching how to trigger a short beep (mp3 file), any time I unplugg the laptop. Prefer that it will ...
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Recording videos live embedded in a web page

I have a website that live streams videos (usually 30-60 mins long). Because of livestreaming, I cannot download the video after the streaming is done. Thus I would like to video record the whole web ...
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Perform a compressed backup of encrypted devices?

I'm looking for software that would do something like this for me: Read disk's partition table, find LUKS-encrypted partitions, Decrypt the partitions, fill the empty space with zeros, Back up the ...
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Easy way to check what files are missing

I have 2 hard drives, I copied everything from one hard drive to a fresh drive, but some files didn't copy as they were corrupted. Is there an easy way to check what files from one hard drive are not ...
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How to translate a pdf file with markup intact

I'm looking for a (free) way to translate a pdf file that keeps the markup of the original file as much as possible. Most free translate services, such as Google translate, can't process markup of ...
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how to collect client system information for technical support?

I'm looking for a software which can collect client information like ip address, firewall status, flash player version, anti-virus software, network connections and many other information needed for ...
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Window Manager for saving window position and binding to hotkey for restore (OS X) [closed]

I am using a 39" Seiki 4K monitors at work (software developer) and so far really enjoy the extra real estate. My largest gripe however is that OS X does not remember window positions of a ...
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Windows FTP client with autoreconnect and resume download feature

I'm looking for Windows FTP client with ability of auto reconnect if connection failed and auto resume downloading after successfully reconnecting. Also it is strongly needed that this software could ...
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windows7 unable to reinstall the uninstalled program

I installed QNX Momentics IDE and uninstalled.Now i am trying to install the same version I am getting the error,The installation cannot continue because this product is already installed. If you wish ...
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Copying/imaging hard drive from Macbook Pro using windows software (preferrably free and open source)

Here's the situation: My macbook pro gave me the question mark+file folder icon on boot. I remove the hard drive and connect it to my windows pc using a sata to USB adaopter. There's a bunch of ...
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What is the easiest way to generate a pi diagram or bar diagram from raw data?

Background: I want to see an statistics on my spent time in several categories like sports, study, movie etc. throughout a certain period of time. To visualize it, I have to represent it in pi ...
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Can't run Skype - connecting forever [closed]

I have Internet, but from yesterday somehow my Skype loads endlessly, i have tried to restart computer and Skype, nothing works. It has the blue spot that is connecting, forever.
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Code viewer with color syntax integrated to the Mac finder preview panel

On Windows there is a great extension for the preview panel. It shows the content of the selected file as if it was opened in a code editor. This is integrated into the preview panel (no popup ...
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project windows CE 5.0 via wireless on windows 8.1

Recently, I've been searching for a way to project my Windows CE 5.0 over my windows because all my work depends on it. I tried a software called EveryWAN Remote support, and it worked fine. ...
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How can i create this search program?

I want to make a program that searches google periodically for images relating to or containing highly specific text and images, downloads them, and outputs them with the right trigger for Windows, ...
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diff style comparison of directory contents against line by line contents of text file

Unlike many of the file and directory comparison utilities out there, including diff, I've only seen literal file to file (sometime, more than two files) and directory to directory comparisons. I'm ...
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How can I deliberately create and echo in my headset's microphone? [closed]

As odd as it may seem, I actually want someone I'm communicating with via VoIP (namely Skype) to hear what I'm hearing out of my headset's speakers. Is there a program that will allow me to do this ...
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Data modelling, calculation and visualization tools?

I often need to make decisions based on various kinds of data and their calculation results/visualizations respectively. For simple, tabular data I usually make Excel spreadsheets, however most of the ...
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Play video across multiple monitors

I'm trying to set up a system that plays videos across three large HDTVs. I have the monitors all working, however when I try to maximize the video, it only maximizes on a single screen, rather than ...
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How to test out Windows 7 applications to see if you like them? [duplicate]

When a portable version of a Windows 7 application is not available, what is an effective way to test it out to see if you like it? I define effective as: Not time consuming Leaves no (or minimal) ...
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In Windows, is there any software to prevent duplication of files in a folder? [closed]

Let's say I have two files c:\f1\data.txt and c:\f2\data.txt. If I issue the command copy c:\f2\data.txt c:\f1\data\ I will receive a warning about the potential overwriting. I will receive the ...
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Can you control you PC with a laptop flawlessly over wifi?

I have a high end desktop computer, 32GB DDR3, GTX 780Ti, I5 a 3.5Ghz and 20TB of storage. However I don't like to be condined in my room, being with my roomates will be much more pleasant. If I buy ...
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Are Kaip or Kype tools still around(Forgive the spelling) [closed]

I was looking for the name of an old plugin I used for video or photoshopping back in the day. Wondering if it's still around a decade later. I remember it being Kaip or Kype or something of that ...
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Multiple Find/Replace queries over multiple files: replace one by one

What I want is this (Software can run on Linux or Windows, both are available): Supply a list of files in which strings should be replaced (wildcards ideal, but not mandatory) Supply a list of ...
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How to share a cross platform task list? [closed]

I'd like to be able to fire-off shopping lists that can be "checked off" to facebook friends, work tasks to collegues, and holiday steps to family all from the same tool / same method. All without ...
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How to Hide the Toolbar of XMind Application?

How can I hide/show XMind's toolbar in order to have larger working space; notice that Full Screen mode is not helpful because it is NOT particularly designed for full functioning mindmaps.
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Software to use a spare monitor as a personal dashboard with custom data feeds? [closed]

I'm looking for anything that would allow me to use my third monitor for some neat data visualization. Ideally this would be running full screen, with focus on really nice aesthetics. I'm planning to ...
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Get the title of all the URLs in a list

I have a huge list of URLs and I want to get the title of all of them. Is it possible? (without actually having to visit each and every one of them manually) I'm using Windows 8
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Software for controlling Windows 7 PC from Linux Mint over WLAN [closed]

I have two computers one running Linux Mint and other running Windows 7. I want to be able to control the Windows PC using Linux Mint. They are generally connected over LAN or Wifi using a router. I ...
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Cleaning up an infected computer? [duplicate]

I need to clean up my folks’ Windows Vista laptop, and I haven’t done it in years. Normally, I would install AVG antivirus, look through msconfig and remove non-essential start-up programs, and then ...
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Program besides cmd.exe that can switch to text mode?

I would like to test on my Windows 7 x64 system if text mode works via this 'workaround' of disabling my video card driver. However, cmd.exe on x64 has removed support for Alt+Enter or ...
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How can I limit the volume of audio on Windows by decibel level?

I enjoy listening to music at high volumes, but I'm concerned about possible long-term hearing loss. Articles covering this question suggest limiting audio volume to under 85 decibels. Is there: A ...
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How to make a pc act as a router on some port

I have a linux server in my lab(hereafter called pc1), and I have a windows pc2 where I have a game server running on. But since it's a private network, and the only pc that the internet can access is ...
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How to find out what file is on a particular sector

How do i find out on Linux what file is occupying a given sector on a NTFS partition? I need to do it because i am rescuing data from a failing HDD (using ddrescue), and want to find out what files ...
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Is there utility for windows that makes changing lots of folder icons quickly? [closed]

Is there utility for windows that makes changing lots of folder icons quickly? more specifically app that utilizes drag n drop where i can drag .ico (icon file) onto a folder to use it as the icon? ...
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Inserting Chapters / Cue Points / Bookmarks DURING video capture [closed]

I'm interested in using a camcorder to capture several hours of video footage to a computer. The overwhelming majority of the footage will be totally useless, and so I anticipate it being somewhat of ...
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Virtualization for desktop security?

I am frustrated with windows and the whole pay $60 per year for security products. Seriously, its too much now. I want to use virtualization for desktop security because I think (not sure) that it ...
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How to remove pages from an ebook (and change the TOC accordingly)

I have a relatively large epub file with a toc where I am interested in only a fraction of the pages. (More specifically it is a complete spell directory for an rpg and I want to keep only the spells ...
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Schedule Optimization [closed]

I am trying to plan a complex trip that I have to take soon. There are some issues that are making the trip difficult to plan: There are several stops There are time constraints for both the whole ...
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How to Implement a VoIP Auto (speech) Dialler

Can anyone suggest/recommend a way to implement a speech dialler using a SIP VoIP service? The software/VoIP equivalent of this I want to dial out and play a pre-recorded message as part of an alarm ...
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Personal reference information / Note Taking

As a habit, I typically use outlook to take notes. If I want to document something for myself, all I need to do is compose an email, send it to myself and then put an appropriate category onto it. ...
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Click and action generating software [duplicate]

I have a plugin called selenium IDE for my firefox browser. I create some scripts using selenium to fill a web form. I wanted selenium to do run all these scripts once every hour. Unfortunately, it ...
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How can I edit multiple text files as one virtual document?

My main goal is to be able to constantly keep track of individual text fragment word and character counts while simultaneously being able to read the entire long document as a whole.
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How do I remotely execute scripts on multiple servers, mix output

Hi I'm looking for a piece of software or some sort of technique that would enable me to do following in one terminal window: Take as input a list of ssh-enabled machines with login, password and ...
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How to modify the voice to Starcraft 1 Terran adjutant's one

I really like the SC1 Terran Advisors (adjutants) voice! The idea is to modify an audio file of one's speech so that it sounded like adjutant's one. Or, if it is easier, to adjust some automatic ...