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1answer
30 views

Is GDDR5 compatible with DDR3?

I want to buy a MSI GeForce GTX 760 that is GDDR5 and I have a motherboard that is only DDR3. The thing is, I don't know if there is a newer type of motherboard that can support GDDR5 or my ...
0
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1answer
15 views

Unix (process) creates a core file

I have a bit of a tricky situation. First of all I am a noob with no-to-little UNIX knowledge and experience. I work for a huge company with lots of security protocols and I can't debug or look into ...
0
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1answer
54 views

How can I organize my Windows directories more efficiently? [closed]

I've been using Windows (7 now) for years now, but I can never figure out how to efficiently organize my directories and programs. I'm finding it difficult to locate and run programs that are spread ...
0
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5answers
92 views

Little clarity needed about: PC and Mac and Unix

I've always thought that a PC and A Mac were two different computing platforms, not just with in their operating systems (Windows & Mac OS) but different from hardware to thier respective internal ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Default location for public keys of remote machines on windows?

I want to move the files between a windows and Linux machine. Because I want to transfer without prompting for credentials I need to distribute the Linux's public key to the Windows machine. I am ...
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1answer
36 views

Double directory separators

I wanted to ask about double directory separators, I'm using windows 7 and as i checked there is not problem for example with this string ////\\\//\\\/\ to be used as a directory separator, The ...
1
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1answer
99 views

Unix to Windows equivalent

I am working on project which is currently on unix platform and we are going to port that project on windows. I want to know if there is any windows equivalent to following /proc/cpuinfo ...
1
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0answers
66 views

Is Cygwin the easiest way to learn about UNIX/LINUX without dual-booting Linux on Windows Machine? [closed]

As the title suggests, I have installed cygwin on my Windows machine in order to try and learn about UNIX shells and kernels, and how to interact with them. I know that it is pseudo UNIX/LINUX as the ...
2
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1answer
88 views

How can I log all my command-line activity?

I just had a Heisenbug that completely disappeared on me. I'm convinced that something funny must have happened when I compiled my program several days or a week ago. But sadly, my Windows (MINGW) ...
0
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2answers
58 views

UNIX vs Windows Filesystem; why does UNIX assign a finite space for each directory?

All, I am finally getting settled into the intricacies of NIX however one thing I am still trying to figure out is why UNIX assigns hard disk space to each directory in its filesystem. I discovered ...
3
votes
2answers
118 views

Trying to delete a directory stored on a Windows server, mounted on a Mac

I am trying to delete a directory stored on a Windows 2008 R2 server, mounted on a Mac as network home (10.8.5). The directory was created by Safari and stores temporary internet files. I need to be ...
3
votes
4answers
210 views

Is the Windows kernel considered an “application”?

If it is true that all Windows files with the ".exe" file extension are considered "applications", is NTOSKRNL.exe, the Windows kernel, an "application", or is this an exception to the rule? What ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

How to call and launch EXE from linux \unix side?

I have a build process that runs on Linux and UNIX hosts. It's script -based, and at the end of the process I'd like to run an EXE file (that can run on Windows only... yes I know it's quite weird but ...
0
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3answers
119 views

Is it possible to to force passwords not to contain a pattern or dictionary word?

On UNIX or Windows plateforms, is it possible to force passwords not to contain a pattern or dictionary word? For example, could this password be automatically rejected on Windows 2008: ...
1
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0answers
67 views

How to create Unix tarball with various file permissions inside on a Windows box?

Could anyone enlighten me on how can I create a regular Unix tarball archive (e.g., tar.gz or tar.bz2) on a Windows box in a way that will mark some files in that archive as "executable" (e.g., with ...
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1answer
38 views

how to find the latest folder in unix from windows?

I have a path in unix /aaa/trial/<xxx>. means it has /aaa/trial/123 /aaa/trial/124 /aaa/trial/125 <xxx> is a folder which will change for each extract produced and it is an increasing ...
1
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2answers
149 views

Linux, Unix, Windows… Is access/modify time relative to system time?

I have searched, but can't find the right terminology. For example, if today was Friday, and a file was modified on Wednesday, then when I change the system time to Saturday, does the file's mtime ...
0
votes
1answer
476 views

what is the linux cmd to get the SID

If I want to get the SID of a particular user in windows. I would run the following cmd from a DOS windows: cmd> wmic useraccount get name,sid example output> kehelly ...
1
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1answer
123 views

Is there replacement for split in Windows? [duplicate]

I want to split a large file ~9 GB by lines, I know split command in UNIX but is there a similar command for Windows?
0
votes
1answer
507 views

How to get timestamp since epoch in Windows?

I want to measure the time of start for a program but for this I want to get the timestamp in Windows, but I need to get the time-stamp in mili-seconds since the Unix epoch format. (The Unix epoch is ...
3
votes
1answer
357 views

How to run a Perl script in a Unix environment from Windows?

A little background: I am trying to interact with data I have saved in Perl files using a program I wrote in C using the Win32 API. The C program is in Windows and the Perl files are accessed ...
2
votes
2answers
623 views

Can I clone a large hard drive (with little data on it) to a smaller hard drive (with no data on it) with “dd”? Is there a better way?

I recently got a new desktop, and two hard drives to go with it: a 128GB solid state drive, and a 750GB hybrid drive. I installed Windows to the hybrid drive, but have come to realize that it would ...
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votes
1answer
43 views

How to search in a huge unix mailbox archive on Windows [closed]

I have a standard unix mailbox archive. It is a huge text file, containing tens of thousands of email messages including headers. I would like to search in this file for specific emails on particular ...
1
vote
2answers
312 views

Making Windows scripts run in Unix

IS there any way to make Windows scripts (BAT) files run on a Unix machine? Like importing a function or a library for example, which is only recognised on the Unix OS, but has no effect when run in ...
0
votes
2answers
59 views

Is there a Windows Group?

Is there any equivalent to a Unix group in Windows? If so, where is there documentation on its structure?
1
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1answer
366 views

Windows 8 doesn't hibernate after dual-boot with Debian

I have recently installed Debian on my laptop and am now dual-booting it with Windows 8. Windows 8 shows following problems: after spending some time setting up Debian and booting up Win again, I ...
1
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2answers
132 views

Data permission: what if adding only write permision to a file?

What if a user got only write access to a file? Is he able to read the file or only to "write"? However, if you can write, you can also read, so this doesn't make sense? The question is for Unix-like ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

root vs Administrator vs SYSTEM

When comparing the various linux distributions with Windows' software, what is the fundamental difference in terms of levels of access with the administrative accounts? I always thought that the ...
-1
votes
2answers
276 views

Command to test if system is Windows or Unix [closed]

I'm looking for a shell command in unix that has a non zero output that is uniform across all unix platforms (for example will allways return 1 on a unix system) and also has no (or zero value) output ...
1
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0answers
92 views

Samba jobs disappear from Windows spooler

I searched for similar issues to no avail, yet I have multiple systems exhibiting the same bizarre behavior. Samba jobs printed to Windows printer shares arrive at the Windows workstation, but then ...
0
votes
1answer
212 views

How do I send SIGKILL on cygwin in GNU Screen?

I have recently started using GNU screen on cygwin, but the functionality to terminate a foreground process with CTRL-C does not seem to work when there is an active screen session. Is there a ...
1
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0answers
80 views

ZIP and copy backup from Windows server to Unix

I have a Windows application server which is working on weblogic. Everyday backup is happening for the server itself – it is increasing the load on the server. I have an HP Unix server for backup ...
1
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1answer
191 views

Cygwin file and directory user and group

I use Cygwin as my main development environment on both my home and work computers. In order to share files between the two computers, I use Dropbox, which is installed in the following folder on ...
0
votes
0answers
199 views

Copying From Windows to NFS: Can The Timestamps Be Preserved?

We have a Linux server that has NFS shares. Some Windows hosts (XP & 7) connect to it via Services for UNIX. I've been told the behavior is different from XP to 7 in terms of file creation dates ...
32
votes
2answers
31k views

What is the Windows equivalent of the Unix command cat?

I want to do exactly what unix "cat" does, but on my PC. Is there a simple equivalent command for the Windows command line? Specifically I want to create a file from all the files of a given type in ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Split a file on Windows and join back together on UNIX?

I have a process that involves transferring files from the Windows LAN to an AIX UNIX server using FTP through a VPN connection. The problem is that some of the files are very large -- up to 4gb. The ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Remove middle folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux: How to move all files from current directory to upper directory? I have foo/bar/myfiles and I want foo/myfiles. I was trying to git clone a repo into foo, but it ...
0
votes
1answer
913 views

Remote Desktop from UNIX to Windows

You know how you can enable x11 forwarding and through putty when you use a program on the remote UNIX machine, the visuals of it (GUI, etc.) appear on your end? What I'm trying to do is instead of ...
0
votes
1answer
477 views

Launch a .bat script on a Window machine from a Unix machine

I have two machines, a Windows one and a Unix box. I'm looking for a way to execute a .bat file on the Windows machine from the Unix one. Is this possible? The machines are on the same network and I ...
1
vote
7answers
2k views

Send a file from Windows to Unix as a nightly schedule

Let's say I have a common directory on a Windows server such as: \\servername\location\common. During the day, any user can come and add/remove files to that Windows directory. How would I setup a ...
0
votes
1answer
178 views

How to launch Windows EXE from within Linux\UNIX host?

I have a Windows Application that now I got a request to be triggered from within Linux machine. This app is expected to run independently on Windows itself, regardless of sharing info with Linux or ...
1
vote
1answer
460 views

is there a way to create symbolic link between folders in linux that works in windows also?

I have created a link to folder in unix using ln -s command.. but if I copy the folder structures to windows box the same does not work in windows. is there a way to achieve symbolic/hard links ...
3
votes
2answers
518 views

Unicode-based POSIX tools (other than Cygwin) for Windows?

GNU Win32 and MSYS are awesome, but it seems like all of their tools use the ANSI version of the Windows API, rather than the Unicode versions. Obviously, those are meant for Windows 95 and 98, not ...
2
votes
1answer
213 views

Robocopy on network as part of a pipeline

I have the following pipeline: [other vendor] sends files to my Windows filesystem, which are indexed starting with the next unused number (normally file.001) I move the files with RoboCopy to my ...
2
votes
2answers
490 views

Is it possible to redirect output to multiple devices?

Is it possible to redirect output to multiple devices/files? program.exe 1> output1.txt 1>output2.txt This only produces output2.txt in Windows.
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3answers
2k views

Copy files from remote Unix machine to windows

I have a remote Unix machine which doesnt have SMB installed and I cannot install it. However there are some files located on that server that I need on a windows machine. What I need is a way to ...
4
votes
1answer
376 views

Why does Windows have a Unix-style etc/hosts? [closed]

Why does Windows have %systemroot%/system32/drivers/etc/hosts, as opposed to something more "Windowsy"? It feels like a relic from the BSD derivative Windows got some bits from eons ago. Is this ...
0
votes
1answer
394 views

Telnet error when connecting from Windows to Unix

When I try to connect through telnet from a Windows system to Unix, I am not able to connect. I am getting this log error. Is this related to a firewall issue, or anything I need to mention in the ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

How do I scan network requests of a software connecting the internet?

I'd like to know some way to scan programs networking activities. I mean record outcoming data sent by a program (e.g. program updater or a program itself). I guess this could be done using Wireshark ...
1
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1answer
22 views

patching slightly different files on common stuff

I have tried using regular diff and patch to do what follows, but it doesn't seem to work or I am not using it right. I am wondering if there is a tool to patch changes to a file based on the ...