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.chm creator for Mac?

I'm trying to create a .chm file on a Mac, but can't seem to find an application to do it. Are there any .chm creators for OS X?
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Online Backup strategy for family individuals

The majority of my family, including myself, uses Dropbox and Syncplicity free accounts for our syncing needs. However our backup strategy is pretty non-existent, we all have access (via webDav) to ...
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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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Enso Launcher: dead or lives on? where?

I just discovered Enso Launcher, and seems it's a tool I always dreamed about (even tried to made some part of its functionality myself). But it seems, it dead now, and community Enso is only fork of ...
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A text/audio/video chat client that can connect to an IP directly?

Is there any chat client that would just let you connect to someone's computer directly? (provided they're also running the same client). I'm in a place where I can connect to their ip directly, but ...
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How to download large amounts of information from an online database?

I work on a research project that uses several databases provided by private companies. I need to get a huge amount of information from one of these databases to run a statistical test on the ...
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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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MySQL Data Visualization

I love data. I love watching it flow in and I love real time stats. I have a huge database for a webapp I recently created that is getting hit with a few hundred write queries per minute. Is there any ...
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Simplifying Tightly Packing Multiple Images

I’m trying to place several images in a blog entry and am finding it a challenge to determine the correct order and CSS alignments to pack them tightly so that there is minimal space. I tried simply ...
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Sticky Note in Redhat 5

Does anyone know if there is a "sticky note" application for Rhel5? In Ubuntu, there is Xpad and Tomboy, but I couldn't see an rpm version for this. I tried to download the tarball for Tomboy but it ...
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How to edit .STRING files

I'm having trouble finding any results on how to open .string files. I get a lot about programming strings and .strings files but unfortunately they have nothing to do with what I need. It's a binary ...
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Program that saves image to desktop when pressing prntscrn

Is there any tool for Windows (7) that will, upon pressing the prntscrn button, save the whole screen to a .png file directly to the desktop OR to a path I can specify in the tool, instead of copying ...
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How can I burn a mov file to a DVD?

If I have a *.mov file on my hard-drive, how can I burn it to a DVD disk so that I can pop that into a DVD player and play? I have Windows 7 and OS X.
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I want to share a hard drive with password on Windows XP Pro

I want share a hard drive with password so that if anyone wants to access the drive it should prompt for password. I need configuration steps on the computer where the drive is located and if ...
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Alternative to MS Word that properly supports filling form fields and checkboxes?

We only have Linux on our computers here at my home, and I tried to use LibreOffice (a derivative of OpenOffice.org) to fill in an application form for a job, which was in .doc format. However, ...
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I can not turn on the system configuration in Advanced option of Text Services and Input languages?

I cannot turn on the System Configuration in Advanced option of Text Services and Input languages. When I turn off this option, and apply it, then I close it and get back. That System configuration ...
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Looking for a virtual machine that supports 132x43 text mode or higher

I'm looking for any virtual machine that supports VESA text mode 132x43 or higher. Bonus points if it works on Windows, boots from floppy image and is free software. This may seem like a silly ...
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Which free software can convert Serial to Ethernet?

I'm using Serial over Ethernet, but it's not free. Is there any free software that can do the same thing?
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Windows Color Scheme (Theme) Program

I’m wondering if there is a program that will let a user select one or two colors and create a color-scheme (ie, Windows theme) based on it/them so that the user does not have to manually set each and ...
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Skype call recording with real-time annotation / markers?

There are plenty of applications to record Skype calls, but I am looking for one that allows you to place "chapter markers" or any sort of bookmarks or annotations at certain points in the call in ...
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Seeking pixelated font

I'm seeking a font graphic (images, not TTF format or something that needs to be useable by a computer) that fits in 9 by 9 pixels. Can anyone recommend a free source, or a simple technique for ...
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Program / Script / Method to rename EAC-ripped album of MP3s using Masks

tl;dr: skip to last paragraph I’ve recently changed the filename format that I use in Exact Audio Copy when ripping CDs. I have changed it so that for various-artist CDs, the track number then CD ...
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edit .tgz file in windows

I'm trying to add some driver files to my smoothwall install (slipstream style) I am trying to do this from my win7 box (as i don't have any lunix boxes available nor would i want to use them) I ...
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Is there a piece of software which lets you turn “anything” into a dynamic reorderable list?

I could write this myself, but I want to know if it already exists. Basically, it must fulfill these criteria: To reorder items, the user must never have to manually renumber them. That would be ...
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Any Firefox addon for viewing logfiles?

Has anyone found an add-on that helps when you are viewing log files? If that doesn't exist is there an add-on that lest me easily toggle word-wrap on text files?
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Software for avatar/user picture creation

I am looking for a software that allow me creating different user pictures/avatars. For example, like the one of my picture profile. I know that do exist many different online services, but I need ...
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Human resources and payroll software

I was looking for a recommendation for HR and payroll software. I'm looking for something that is simple and works well.
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How to copy text from various Windows controls?

I have Windows program which is in Korean. Now I need to copy the text from different controls in order to translate. This is one of the screens: and another example Basically there are labels, ...
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Listen to Bluetooth mic-in via Speaker (Mobile and PC)

Situation: We are trying to combine a Bluetooth headset mic and a USB Speaker so that we don't need external power supply, and the mic-speaker system works fine with just a laptop with battery. These ...
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Is there a software that can monitor a live stream broadcast and notice if there is an issue?

If there is a problem, I can refresh the page programmatically, but is there a software that can monitor a live stream (that is being broadcast using jw player on a webpage) and can tell that stream ...
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How can I find out how much memory a person uses on Linux?

Is there a utility for Linux (Ubuntu), which keeps track of things like how much memory on average a person uses?
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Converting PPT and XLS to TXT from Linux command line

I want to convert PowerPoint (.ppt) and Excel (.xls) files to a plain text format (.txt) from the command line on a server running Linux. The server does not have xorg or similar libraries installed, ...
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Support encrypting file names

I'm looking for software which can support file name encrypting under Mac OS. Apparently from famous formats only 7zip and rar can support that, but none of the GUI archivers seems to be supporting ...
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XFD viewer? Is there a free alternative

Have started receiving a couple of XFD files at work recently but nowhere near enough to justify purchasing IBM Form Viewer for the users that do receive them. Seeing as it is an agreed upon standard ...
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Windows software to redirect console output to the cursor

It's not uncommon for me to have to run a command line program that gives me a unique code (kind of like an RSA SecurID token, but entirely software), and then paste that code into a web page or ssh ...
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Data entry from a scanned hand written form

I have scanned forms which need to be filled out (by hand). This information needs to be manipulated and analysed in excel (or another database). I can organise for the forms to be tick boxes and ...
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Burning to DVD with subtitles

I wish to burn DVDs plus the usual standard input file formats like AVI, DivX, WMV etc. to a DVD with the ability to add subtitles. So far all burning programs I have tried have been unable to do ...
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Nero ask to save an image file

Whenever i burn a CD with Nero Burning ROM / Nero express, as soon as i click "Burn" the save dialog box opens that prompt me to save the project as an image file. Plus if i burn the CD, the CD is ...
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What's the best software to download an audio file inside a flash file?

I know how to download flash videos. Is there a similar way to download pure audio easily?
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Is there any software which can auto save buffered/cached videos?

I know there are many software which let you see the cache and then you have to save the video manually. But is there any software which will automatically save cached/buffered videos? Also, if ...
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Software to confirm process actions with user before allowing them

Several years ago I used a piece of software which would confirm with the user before allowing a process to do anything (including launch), and the user could choose "always deny". I found it very ...
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editing software for redundancy checking

I'm looking for an editing program that can check for redundancies (sentences, paragraphs, sections) within a document and between 2 documents. Does this exist? Any advice appreciated.
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Software (with GUI) that can be set to bulk rename multiple files in a ZIP file (and preferably RAR and 7Z too) and then extract them (for Windows)

Can anyone recommend a software with a GUI that can be set to bulk rename multiple files in a specified ZIP file (and preferably RAR and 7Z too) and then extract them (for Windows 7)? The software's ...
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How to rotate Skype incoming video stream?

One of my Skype pal's video webcam which is built into the notebook is somehow trasferring frames upside down. She can't really do much to fix it. Therefore I have to find a way to flip incoming video ...
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De-interlace video from Panasonic HDC-TM700 to remove flicker-lines

I wondered if anyone knew how to get the best result from de-interlacing the .mts video files from the Panasonic HDC-TM700 camcorder. I think my video has to much flickering The camera is bought in ...
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OCR batch processing images

I have about 3000 small images of text which I want to process into a comma separated list. Is there any free program that would be capable of this?
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Any software to send for right click email attachment

I want to send various files as email attachment but just right click on it and then send to email. Is there any software for that except backup to gmail as i use yahoo.
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how can i make a video for my web app?

I was wondering, is there a tool out there that can help me built a video to explain what my web app does, just like the one in Google Wave ?
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How to see which program using specified driver?

How to see which program using specified driver? For example I wanna look which program using laptop camera. How can I see this? Thanks. Sorry for my English.
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How do I back up images with limited disk space?

I'm in a scenario where I have one 500GB hard drive and about 400GB of images I want to tar. I obviously won't have enough disk space, but I don't mind getting rid of the images as they are added to ...