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How do I do live display of a log file from FTP server? [closed]

I have a device that logs movement with a sensor and (via PHP) sends the log file to the FTP server every 10 seconds. The device essentially POSTs a message to a PHP script which then modifies the ...
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Windows 10 - Updates are failing

I have 2 updates that are failing to install in windows 10. Those 2 are, with the errors: Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081438) - Error 0x80070bc9 Update for Windows 10 ...
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How to get Windows 7 updates from new DVD to your old Windows

After installing Windows 7 Ultimate it seems hard to get updates online because of internet speed issues. I've got new DVD of Windows with new updates. Can I extract these updates from DVD to my old ...
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Need Information about “Package Update Process”

When i issue the command "yum update" as root under CentOS, all updates will be installed. But what exactly happens during the update process. I am asking myself how a package gets updated. For ...
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Windows 10 forced into safe mode

This morning, I got a message for an update in Windows 10, and scheduled it for later. After it updated, I came back home to see that it was only displaying on one monitor and the resolution was low. ...
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No windows 7 updates after installing SP1 [duplicate]

I have several machines that I am restoring for friends but I'm having a problem with windows 7 updates. I can receive and install updates all the way up to and including SP1 but as soon as SP1 is ...
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How can I update Skype for desktop to the latest version?

I currently got Skype 7.7 installed on my Windows 10 machine, and I want to update to the most recent version, which is currently 7.18.0.103 according to SUMo. however, no matter what I do, I always ...
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Should I install drivers from my motherboard manufacturer or from the producers of the individual products (Intel, Nvidia, Realtek, etc…)? [closed]

Is there a risk in installing driver updates not provided by the manufacturer of the MOBO? Will it decrease system stability or the compatibility of certain components? The drivers ASUS has on their ...
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How to install Windows RT updates offline and silently?

I have a bunch of Surface tablets, that are outdated. Short question: How do I download all the updates, and install the updates on all tablets. Right now, can't find an easy way to download all the ...
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Need to download KB2919335 standalone package but Microsoft Site doesn't give the actual link

I'm having USB3.0 Drive suspend issues like the ones that are documented here and would like to try installing KB2919355 to fix the issue. But when trying to download the standalone package, I just ...
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How can you update bios on p5k-e motherboard without a floppy?

I have an ASUS P5K-E motherboard and I need to update the bios but I don't have a floppy drive or floppy disks. Is it possible to set up a CD so I can boot from it and flash the bios? Thanks!
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Update font rendering software

I don't understand how all these softwares fit together to render font. There's x server, freetype, fontconfig, cairo. Or how I can update them and point the existing software to the new components. ...
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How to install updates in Kali Linux

I am new to Linux. I am using the apt-get update command to update Kali Linux, but it is returning the following errors: rookie@kali:~$ apt-get update E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/...
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Installing firmware with samsung magician dc

I am trying to get Samsung magican DC to work on my linux (linux mint 17 xfce) computer. I downloaded samsung magician dc from here. Then I downloaded the firmware update files from this page (under "...
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What are files and folders affected by windows update process

I have been researching about this for a while but couldn't find much of what I am looking for. Can anybody shed some lights on any link or documentation explaining the windows update process in ...
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Intel Driver Update Utility does not recognize Intel(R) Display Audio

I understand when the utility does not recognize other pieces of hardware such as Realtek, but it should be able to detect the driver of its own brand. How do I fix problem? The sound works most of ...
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Firefox 32bit vs 64bit Manual Update

So, as we know Firefox is available in 64bit version as well. I was wondering how manual update would work now (.mar file method). Is there a way determine progmatically or flag set by Firefox to ...
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“This operation requires an interactive window station” - Update/Driver install error

I have recently been getting errors when windows update tries to install/update drivers. Windows update simply says that there was an error while installing updates and asks to try again, to no avail. ...
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How to upgrade Git in Aptana Studio 3

I just did an update to Aptana Studio 3 to the latest version but unfortunately it did not update the git binary in the built-in shell facility. How do I update git (more precisely msysgit) in Aptana ...
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How to fix System, Control panel etc. after November update of Windows 10 and prevent Explorer.exe crashes?

I have been plagued by Microsoft Windows 10 November update like many of you. First, my UI language was reverted to Croatian, with which I can't use windows normally(even though it is my native). This ...
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Why windows 10 won't install?

I just got an notification that win10 is available and downloaded it. Everything went fine and at last when probably at 48%, (installing drivers and features), it just rebooted and told that restoring ...
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Using integrated webcam after updating for youcam software

My webcam doesn't work since 2 months ago.I tried to resolve the problem but I couldn't yet. at first,I tried to update my webcam driver but I couldn't find the location of webcam.In my device ...
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Update Windows 10 Enterprise PC to 1511 per DVD

For any reason one of my Windows 10 Enterprise PC don't offer the update 1511. I suppose that the update failed. I can download the new ISO Image from my MSDN account. Is this the correct way to ...
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Microsoft equation editor adds undesired whitespace

When I use the Microsoft equation editor, if I have a word that is greater than 10 characters in length, the equation editor automatically breaks the word and puts spaces in between them when the ...
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Firefox Version not update after MAR file update in Control Panel

I am using the follow steps to update Firefox using mar file. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file It's updating Firefox as expected. Help > About Firefox also ...
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Firefox MAR file location changed?

I have been using MAR files to automatically patch Firefox following the steps at https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file. However, the directory http://releases....
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How to update the system using the terminal?

I normally update my Linux Debian using the Update manager, but how can I do that using the terminal?
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Possible to find an explanation of Windows updates in “digest” format?

Is it possible to see an explanation of individual Windows 7 updates without having to manually google each one by one (e.g., "KB3021917")? I wish there were more detailed descriptions in the Windows ...
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Google dictionary broken after chrome update

I just accepted a google update, guessing it was a chrome update (to v47)--I didn't pay it much attention. Now I notice my "dictionary (by google)" extension gets stuck on searching... What's the ...
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How do I disable Google Chrome silent updates?

I've done the instructions that I found online and Chrome is still automatically updating itself. I've downloaded and installed the ADM template so I can use Local Policy to disable updates. I've set ...
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How to tell which ISO version you need?

It is looking like I will have to try running the Windows Fall update from USB as I have 2 machines here that are failing & rolling back when using the Windows Update version. I have access to ...
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Flash Player Automatic Updater on Windows Startup

Adobe Flash Player is set to automatically check for updates on Windows startup. I've always wondered where exactly it is set to do this. Checking the running services, as well as msconfig does not ...
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Why every update of most Applications means just redownloading the entire program [duplicate]

Why even the most popular applications are asking its users to just redownload the entire program for just performing the updates. For example consider FireFox. They are pushing updates with no major ...
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How do I prevent programs from restarting after forced reboot?

I can live with the computer rebooting after windows updates are installed. But after it restarts, if I forgot to log out the night before, it tries to restart all of my programs. For one thing, few ...
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Windows Update doesn't work and consumes 100% of CPU [duplicate]

I have a fresh installed computer with Windows 7, 64-bit, Service Pack 1. After a few minutes after startup, svchost.exe is consuming 100% of one cpu core. I know there are many threads which are ...
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Updating to latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build does nothing, it restarts as normal

For the past two insider previews I've had to burn the ISO to a disk, and clean install to get it to install, otherwise it just boots up normally after the windows update 'restart' is pressed, or when ...
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How do I install multiple Windows Updates in one package?

I downloaded every update from Windows Catalog since XP's SP3. I would like to install them in one package. How should I go about this?
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windows 7 does not update

Today I clean-installed windows-7 64bit. Everything is fine, but Windows Update does not run well. It told me that update for Windows Update should be installed first. So I pressed Install update but ...
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Cannot install Virtualbox's Extension Pack 4.1.14

I've just updated my VirtualBox and cannot install the latest associative extension pack. My Virtualbox version My Extension Pack version My error Please help.
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Mio Spirit V735 TV maps

I have Mio Spirit V735 TV. I need to update my maps. Is there any way, how to do it? I have installed MioMore Desktop 2 and tried to find maps for my device but it looks like no maps are available for ...
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How to install all updates without Internet? [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Home Premium without internet access. Is there a way I can download and install all of the updates that I would normally have gotten through Windows Update? I can download from ...
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Ways to manage & automate Chromium updates?

Here I am specifically asking about Chromium and not Google Chrome. What are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (especially with respect to privacy)? Google Chrome {closed source} ...
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windows 10 updates - install on shutdown instead of immediately

Windows 10 Pro installs updates whenever the system feels like it. Sometimes this is extremely inconvenient, like installing updates while on a presentation or working on some important files. On ...
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Windows 10 update stuck on separate installation

I recently upgraded my computer to Windows 10 and yesterday I got a notification saying that some updates required a separate installation to be completed. However, when I click on the Install Now ...
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Linux 14.04 upgrade errors

Whenever I run an update on my ubuntu 14.04 I get the following warnings: dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'node-normalize-package-data' missing ; assuming package has no files currently ...
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Updating MS SQL Server from 10.50.1600 to 10.50.1617

How do I update my MS SQL Server from the version 10.50.1600 to 10.50.1617? I have downloaded the KB from here https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26304 but i am still not ...
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ntpdate gets date from future

I have a custom built board with A20 core and it doesn't have a battery. Every time I boot the device I have to sync time with the server. So, I wrote a script on boot up as: until ping -nq -c3 8.8.8....
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GPG error when updating Linux Mint 9

When i run sudo apt-get update, i get the following error W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net lucid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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Attempting to update Git on Mac OS X and uninstall of old Git fails

I am trying to update git on my Mac OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion). I downloaded this new version from this link, double-clicked on the .dmg and then dragged uninstall.sh into my terminal (following the ...
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Windows 10 shutdown very slow

I installed windows 10 one week ago, it was working fine. But yesterday, after an auto update and installing some Modern UI app, my laptop shutdown became very slow, after the screen was turned off ...