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Firefox right-click: easy support for the Firefox or the site's menu?

Many websites have started replacing the right-click context menu with one of their own. Firefox lets me choose whether a website can disable Firefox's menu, but not much else. Neither value of the ...
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Is there a way in Windows 7 to throttle a program's bandwidth? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows program to limit bandwidth of other programs? In Windows 7, how can I limit the amount of bandwidth a program has access to? I am downloading a TV episode using ...
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Linux Mint (Ubuntu) Microsoft Access Replacement? [closed]

I've just switched over from Window to Linux Mint, and the only thing I'm missing is a replacement for Microsoft Access. I'm aware of LibreOffice (which comes installed), are there any others I ...
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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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View Big5 File in Text Editor

I have a file encoded in Chinese Big5. Is there a text editor that I can use to view the file in Chinese? I'm on Windows. If I view the file in Notepad++ I see it decoded with my 8bit locale.
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Print screen software to capture subsequent screens

i am looking for a print screen software which will capture subsequent screens/frames then save them all at the end. requirement: i have a movie and i want to capture subsequent frames of a scene. ...
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How to “clean” a PSD file before publishing?

I want to upload .psd (Photoshop CS5) files to a subversion repository, and since the format seems so comprehensive (or maybe just bloated and convoluted), I'd like to just publish the core of the ...
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Screen recording software that creates Flash video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best software for desktop recording? I would like to create some tutorial videos on my PHP framework, therefore I'm looking for a good screen recorder ...
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Is there Linux software that can read out times?

I have seen how Mac can tell (and say) time on hourly, half-an-hour, or quarterly basis. This is very convenient because you can hear the Mac telling you what time it is. I am looking for something ...
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How do I check many RAR files for corruption at once?

I have more than 20 gigabytes of RAR files, of which some have been damaged. Can anyone tell me how to find out which RAR files are corrupt without trying to extract each archive?
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Can I install ubuntu studio on pendrive without boot device?

Can I install ubuntu studio on my stick within operating system? Without rebooting my computer to enter installation?
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Windows downloader with automatic speed throttle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download manager to replace GetRight? I've tried many download managers during the past years but haven't found any that can effectively offer an "automatic speed" option. ...
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Automatically analyse my work - time control on browser and other apps

I need some software that can analyze my daily time usage for application and browsing websites to be more productive and to see where I lose time. - For example: Monday: Office Word 2 hours ...
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Improve FN Keys and Touchpads on Windows Laptops

Is there software that improves the fn keys and touchpads on Windows laptops? I'm sick of the inconstancy and the bugginess. it'd be nice to have some open source software to make it a better ...
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What is a Windows text editor that will make it easy for me to have four text files open onscreen at once?

When brainstorming / planning I like to have four text files open onscreen at once: One for notes/stream of consciousness, one for action items to follow up on, one for a rough outline, etc.... What I'...
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Is there any way to send messages from the command line in Vista?

I was doing some tutorials on batch scripting when I came across a command prompt messenger tutorial that explained how to message someone directly from their computer. I followed the tutorial and ...
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Advanced folder synchronizing software

I am looking for a folder synchronization software for windows with advanced features like: Support of network shares Incremental sync Adding custom tasks and filters. For example: Instead of ...
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Linux software for drawing 3D diagrams

My professor has asked me to draw a certain diagram for a poster which he wants to present at a conference. Which program on Ubuntu gets this done? My image/drawing consists of the following: x, y,...
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Which tool can I use for hand-drawn graphics? [closed]

I'm finding a tool to draw the 2D graphics. I'm very like the rendering effect of the picture below, which looks like to be drawn manually. Does anybody happen to know which tool can draw such kind of ...
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Alternatives to Oracle JRE

I would like to uninstall as many Oracle products from my computer as possible because I don't like that company. However, I require Java for some of my applications, e.g. Eclipse. What alternatives ...
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Graphical Monitor for HDD usage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I visualize the file system usage on Windows? I'm on Windows XP and find myself running fairly low on space. Unfortunately upgrading my drive is not an option, so I'...
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Which rsync client can I use on windows 7?

I would like to know if, beside cwRsync, there exists a good rsync client for Windows (and more specially Windows 7 x64). This client should support the following operations : backup of a directory ...
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Bulk video downloader especially for DailyMotion

I want to download hundreds of video files from a user account on DailyMotion.com. The videos are located under the URL as in the following example: http://www.dailymotion.com/mplay Is there a free ...
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How to create lots and lots of junk files?

I need to generate a lot of junk files, with a random directory structure and random contents (and file names) under a specific folder (like "C:\tmp\"), is there a program that can do that for me?
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Switch keyboard layout with opt-shift on OS X

I got used to switch my keyboard layout with Alt+Shift in Windows. On Lion seems it is not possible to assign Opt+Shift for changing kbd layout. Is there any software which will allow me to switch kbd ...
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Portable software tool to pipe sound output to microphone input

Are there any portable tools for directing sound output straight back in as microphone input? EDIT I would prefer that it be software as apposed to hardware (a wire).
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Recommendations for Speech Synthesis Software for Promo Video Narrator

Can anyone recommend a software to me that can be used to produce a computer voice narrator for a short promo video that doesn't sound totally embarrassing?
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What's the recommended free software to draw data structures? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Visio alternatives I don't know such a tool yet, and it's sometimes hard to work if I don't draw it out.. Anyone can recommend a good candidiate?
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Graph free disk space on windows systems

What is a good and simple tool to monitor and graph free disk space over time on a windows machine? The usual disk visualization tools are not a good fit, as the result should be an timeline of the ...
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Looking for network analysis tools [closed]

I mostly develop network analysis software, and sometime I need to do some deep protocol analysis which is basically to reverse engineer a network protocols. Currently, I am working with wireshark + ...
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How do I track the hours of my laptop usage?

I'm a new laptop user, and I'm looking for a piece of software that will give me the number of hours I have been using my laptop on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Any help regarding this? I have ...
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Convert JPEG image to MPEG-2 Video

I am working on a digital screen unit which has a 2-3 second delay with still images, but no delay for MPEG-2 video. I have used Photoshop CS5 to export the JPEG into MPEG-2 (MP4(ISMA)), but the ...
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Utility to browse recent files in Windows?

Does anyone have a suggestion for a recent files browser utility for Windows? I'm looking for something like NirSoft's RecentFilesView: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/recent_files_view.html But I ...
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What is the Xen/Citrix equivalent of VMware workstation?

Does Xen/Citrix have a workstation/desktop tool to run virtual machines on top of an existing OS? My host machine is Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate.
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How can I broadcast the Line-In from my sound card over LAN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Play audio over network with Windows 7? I have a sound mixer which gives me an output. I plug it into the line-in of my sound card. Am I able to broadcast it on the LAN, ...
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How to repair SD card without reformatting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover data from SD card Is it possible to get back data from a Micro SD which is unresponsive? Something happened with my SDHC card in my phone - after restart it now ...
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Program which accurately forward / rewind videos for a couple for seconds?

Is there a program which puts videos in slow motion and allows us to forward or rewind a couple of seconds? I have tried Windows Media Player.. Sigma Player.. DivX player.. Veoh Player.. but none of ...
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Is there a software that allows RS232 sniffing and TCP/UDP listening [closed]

I am looking for a software that would fulfill the following requirements: Able to "sniff" communication over RS232 (like PortMon and Advanced Serial Data Logger) Able to listen to a given address/...
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GUI tool to manage services in Ubuntu [closed]

Are there any GUI tools to manage the services running on Ubuntu?
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Equivalent for Time Machine that writes to NTFS disks

I'm looking for some OS X Lion software that can periodically backup certain folders. I can't use Time Machine because the storage disk is NTFS and I'm using Paragon to r/w on it.
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What should I look for in an antivirus program?

I've never really bothered with antivirus software or firewalls before, and it's never been a problem, but since I just invested in a nice new Windows box, I figured I'd get some extra protection. ...
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Solutions for presenting PDF slides with presenter notes on second display [closed]

I made a presentation using the latex beamer class with notes. Now I have a problem displaying notes only on my display while presenting the slides to the audience using a projector. Beamer notes ...
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Extract data from old Clié's Addressbook.pdb file

Does anyone know if there exists an utility to extract the data from a AddressDB.pdb1 file (from a Clié, PalmOS). I am primarily on a Windows 7 laptop, so solutions that work for Windows would be ...
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Great PDF Creators for Mac OS X

Im looking for a Great PDF CREATOR for the Mac, not just an editor, not a program that combines PDFs, but a PDF creator, I have looked at Adobe X Pro, but the price is high to say the least, so Im not ...
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Is there a Linux image viewer that will show the desktop through transparent images?

I'd like to load a transparent png and have all parts that are transparent show the desktop or underlying windows- is there a Linux image viewer that does this? I'm using Ubuntu and Gnome. I'm not ...
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Is there a program to allow me to draw over active windows?

Is there a program to allow me to draw over active windows? For example, suppose I'm playing a game. I want to be able to draw over the game window to remind me of something later, but I don't want ...
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Is there a good DNS server I can install on Windows 7 for a LAN? [closed]

I have a few computers on my LAN, and now I'm getting tired of remembering the IP addresses all the time, so I would like to start using DNS names on my LAN. I have a heterogeneous network with ...
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Software that can make a mountable image of my hard drive

I want to take apart my desktop, but I am too lazy to go through five hard drives to backup. Is there a way for me to just turn them all into an image, so I can put all the images on my 2TB hard ...
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Syncing files between OS X and a server

Dropbox is pretty handy, but I want to accomplish a similar thing on a larger scale - syncing my local files across computers and on a server. I already have a big fat research server with a big drive ...
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How can I find out if my software RAID 1 is working?

I am running a software RAID 1 in Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Are there any tools in Windows 7 that can monitor or detect whether my RAID 1 is working properly?