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Line chart in LibreOffice - data in rows (type, x, y) rather than in a 2-input table

How do I create a line chart in LibreOffice Calc if the data is organised in 3-tuples rather than in a two-input table? Example: Banana Jan 10 Banana Feb 20 Banana Mar 30 Banana ...
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Get website statistics per website

I host several websites on the same server, using Apache as a webserver. This comes with Webalizer, which is good, but I need to figure out how to produce weekly reports per website, not for the ...
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When using laptop for heavy duty statistical analysis is it more important to have highest possible RAM or fastest possible processor?

I'm starting a private equity company and need to buy a laptop that can perform heavy duty statistical analysis. I don't know if I should focus on finding a laptop with the highest possible RAM or a ...
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CPU performance growth stagnates

I looked at this diagram and I am wondering me that the increasing of the CPU performance seems to stop although the transistor count is still increasing. I mean what are the profts of the increasing ...
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How to set all column types and measures simultaneously in SPSS?

I have over 150 different variables in my data set that when imported from a CSV file are assigned the incorrect type and measure. All data should be considered to be of type numeric and measure scale....
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Statistics in excel including modified text values

I have a table in Excel (2013) that looks something like this: V1 V2 V3 V4 2.1 300 40.5 6.89 6.9 204 <0.02 <0.001 <0.3 96 6.5 1.2 For each of the columns V1 ...
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Excel - choosing numbers from bigger data set

I have a question about excel (hopefully on the right forum) I have a data of 100 numbers in excel and I want to randomly choose 30 numbers with the fact that the same number is not chosen again (so ...
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Where can I get Unicast, Multicast, Broadcast and Discard Packets Sent and Received via a particular interface in Unix systems?

I have created several interfaces on my Unix machine for communication to the external world. Now I need to get the count of various packets Sent and Received via each interface. I have already ...
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How to run DOS commands in background with Aptech Gauss

I am using some old scripts written in the Gauss statistic language (by Aptech). I launch a bunch of dos commands (as copy, start etc) from this Gauss scripts. The problem is that I have never been ...
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What is MS Word counting or ignoring when it counts words in an open vs. closed file?

Sometimes I estimate and bill projects based on word counts, so knowing the actual count is important. If I knew what MS Word counted and did not count in an open vs. closed file, then I could choose ...
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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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Find out network usage from router

I have a simple TP-LINK TL-WR841ND router and wanted to ask how can I find out the usage of the local network. I see there are received/sent Packets in wireless statistics, but am not sure what ...
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VLC Statistics - how do I see how many times someones have downloaded my videos?

Is there any statistics in VLC ? Or is there any way, I can find that information in Google Analytics? Thanks for answering!
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Laptop battery uptime monitor

Is there any way to measure what sort of uptime/active usage I get out of a given battery charge; that is, how long do I get actually using the laptop between full charges. I'd like it to be a ...
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How can I track internet upload/download on linux while ignoring local traffic?

I have two Linux boxes connected to a router and the router is connected to a modem. The Linux computers share file systems via NFS. I want to track internet usage upload and download values, ...
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How to add metadata (source of the dataset) to a file (dataset)?

I usually have to download datasets from websites through a point-and-click system that is difficult to replicate in a Makefile. In these cases, I want to include as much metadata about how I ...
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Stats on /proc/diskstats always shows more writes than reads

I've taken the following stats from /proc/diskstats: 9 0 md0 106989 0 _2923830_ 0 117988 0 _3448953_ 0 0 0 0 8 0 sda 33840 22299 _1143351_ 871132 87336 194804 _2003961_ 2201868 0 949992 ...
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Linux program used to gather installed packages, processes, listening ports, etc.?

It's hard to Google this because it seems like everyone and their kid sister has written a script to gather system stats! I once saw a mature program written that is used to gather system stats like ...
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How can I measure disk writes per file/program over a long period of time

I have an SSD and a hard disk in one computer. I use mountpoints and symlinks to put write-heavy directories (e.g. Downloads) on the hard disk to save on wear on the SSD. I want to find out which ...
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Use LINEST on filtered data - Excel

I am trying to use the LINEST function and then filter the original data to reflect the subset I am interested in. Unfortunately LINEST always uses all originally defined data. Is there a way to ...
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Finding trends in multi-category data in Excel

I have an Excel spreadsheet that contains hundreds of rows of data that each represent a single sample in a larger population. Each row is divided into three columns that contain frequency counts of ...
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Is there a system monitoring tool that lets me write complex queries against the data? [closed]

I am looking for a system stat collection tool that will let me write queries against the data collected. I am planning to answer questions like: what is the average load, over the last 30 days, on ...
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Is there a way to log and view application run time statistics in Windows 7?

I'm looking for a way to collect stats on what apps are launched when and for how long they're used on my Windows 7 PC. Is there a native tool for that? If there is not, what are the popular third-...
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Checking chrome url autocomplete prabability stats

I want to see the probability stats that chrome has for certain keywords I type in the ommnibox, but I can't remember the command used to do it. What I mean is, when I type "twi" it gives me a list ...
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How to fill in missing data series?

I have monthly water quality (Nitrate) measurements from July, 2005 till Oct., 2013 (84 measurements). However, there is no measurements from Oct., 2007 till June, 2009 (21 measurements). Could you ...
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Excel: extrapolating data by group into the same column

I am trying to extrapolate baseline age into the remainder of the columns, for each participant. See here, it's much clearer: Essentially, I need to put 45 into the remaining ID = 40 rows, and ...
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Time management/computer usage tool for Linux [closed]

I've just spent a few minutes googling for some kind of Linux program/daemon that'll collect information from your computer (such as average CPU load, memory usage, what times the computer is most ...
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Any rerefence of CPU world statistics? [closed]

I am looking for any referencee about computer power statistics across the world. My main interest is about real computing capabilities, so I'd prefer information about real processor power, and even ...
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Getting i/o statistics of a process per file

I have a process of I would like to monitor the i/o with some precision. I know the PID, but I can't really control the way it is started (so I can't really put a pv-like command in between). What I ...
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Long-term storage reliability of various media

I’m looking for a reference of statistics on long-term storage/archive reliability for various types of media. That is, I’m looking for information, comparisons, charts, graphs, test results, etc. on ...
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What hardware is most important for sparse matrix operations? [closed]

I do a lot of statistical computing in R, particularly text analysis which involves a lot of sparse matrix operations and EM algorithm calls. What hardware specs are most important for optimizing ...
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dropbox file type statistics

Is there any way to see the percentage of the filtetypes shared on dropbox? I mean, how many music files, how many zip files, how many rar files etc. Both the figures themselves and percentages would ...
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Counting how many webpages were loaded in 1 day in Google Chrome

How can I count how many webpages were loaded on a single day of Google Chrome use? I know it's saved because it lists all of them in history, but it'd take forever to count by hand! I wanted to see ...
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Mean Time to Failure (MTTF): When disk manufacturers post this, how should you interpret their numbers?

Mean Time to Failure (MTTF) is usually given in terms of hours, and by doing some calculations, it seems that a disk should fail only after a good number of years have gone by. It seems that disks ...
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Multiple Ubuntu servers - quick stats

I recently learned about Ubuntu Landscape - but for my purpose it's an overkill, and seems that it's not free. I have 3 servers, and I want to visit a single website that gives me a quick summary of ...
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Monitoring application usage on OS X [closed]

Is there an application that can track what the active application is, log the information and display the data? I'm trying to be more productive, so I've been looking at what applications are taking ...
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How to measure total downloaded bytes over a longer period? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software to report internet traffic for home user I am interested in measuring the number of total downloaded bytes (TCP/IP), on a per month basis. Which tool would You ...
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Remotedesktop - monitor activity statistics - Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 setup with multiple users working on using remotedesktop. I'd like to get some statistics of theyr interaction with the system throughout the day. Like for example how ...
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Software that shows network activity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitor all and any internet traffic from my home PC - what should I use? I am looking for a software that monitors, shows and (hopefully) logs network activity like open ...
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Creating map of countries colored using country statistics

I want to create a PNG (or GIF) image, with geopolitical map of countries, where each country has color set according to some country statistics (e.g. 'USA' has n, 'Canada' has m, etc.). Something ...
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**How** harmful is a hard disk spin cycle?

It is conventional wisdom¹ that each time you spin a hard disk down and back up, you shave some time off its life expectancy. The topic has been discussed before: Is turning off hard disks harmful? ...
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Suggestions for aesthetically pleasing statistics applications or screensavers? [closed]

I've got a small 14" LCD display on my home server that I keep attached for whenever I want to access the console directly (I usually connect via RDP). This is connected to a box running Windows 2008 ...
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What's the most common Firefox user-agent? [closed]

Firefox embeds too much information in the browser's User-Agent header field (even the build date, which I find unnecessary). Examples: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.5) ...
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Making sense of S.M.A.R.T

First of all, I think everyone knows that hard drives fail a lot more than the manufacturers would like to admit. Google did a study that indicates that certain raw data attributes that the S.M.A.R.T ...
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How often do netbook parts break?

I need to know a list of how many percentage of all components break within a year. For example I would need to know how many percent of all netbook RAM is calculated to break within a year? This ...
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What percentage of computers today are *nix based? [closed]

Do you know some source that has statistics/estimations about this? Any sound guesses?
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Is it possible to analyze the size of a SubVersion repository?

Is it possible to know how much disk space each project in a SubVersion repository is using? I can check out a working copy of each project and look at the size each project takes up, but I don't ...
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long table in excel - how to produce stats for subtables?

Say I have a table with columns A = {1..5}, B = {a..e} and Score = Number. I want to produce a new table that would display statistics for each A, B combination. e.g. A B Mean SD 1 a .. ...
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Measuring internet performance

Is there a program that measures the performance (bandwidth, latency) of my internet connection over time? I'm interested in trends, statistics, etc... I suspect that I'm not getting all that I'm ...
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Graphing mean and standard deviation

I have measurements for multiple devices, and have their mean and sd values. I would like to produce a chart that would show these values, and I think the best would be if I could have something that ...