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How do I launch an hourly version of anacron?

I have a cron job (system update) that fires off every hour. However, I would like it to be reset every time the machine resumes from standby or hibernation. The command is already launched at each ...
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How to auto-update a website mirror with exceptions to certain pages?

I'm currently mirroring a website on my server. The site itself is rarely updated, but it is updated enough that info can become outdated quickly. I mirrored it first with wget, and this worked fine, ...
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Automating Nightly Build Installation?

Every night a new build of my program is made and copied to a /Builds/ folder. I have a Windows machine that I want to have uninstall the program then install the latest version of the program from ...
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How to trigger a check for updates in Firefox programatically or from a command line?

Is there a command line switch for firefox.exe or an "about:" URL that will either force an update check or at least display the Help/About dialog, which checks for updates and tells if you're running ...
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An application for Windows 7 which can get a list of software and auto install it

I've checked something like ninite or filehippo auto checker but it doesn't seem suite my need. I want an application that: It can save installed app in my windows and save to a list or something ...
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Windows Vista Automating Update

I just restored the default factory settings of my Dell computer. It has Windows Vista installed and the restored version is quite old (SP1). I'm currently updating with Windows Update. Each time I ...
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Update MS Windows XP via batch script

Is it possible to update WXP using a batch script? Basically, I would like to run a batch script, which installs all important updates in the background accepting any dialog boxes which need user ...
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Keeping up to date with updates?

I really like keeping up to date with the latest updates for my software. I have Windows set to automatically download and install updates. But what about my other programs? How do I keep my ...