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Is there an OpenOffice.org glossary for users?

OpenOffice.org>DevGuide>Glossary defines terms for developers. Is there an OpenOffice.org glossary for users with terms such as Macro and Template?
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Is there a way in Linux to update the user/group properties without having to login again?

After I edit /etc/group and I add a user to groups it didn't belong to, the user will not be able to use it's newly acquired privileges unless it starts a new session. Is there a command to refresh ...
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How to switch users without entering password

I'm a newbie running Ubuntu 9.10. I have two users (wife and me), and each user's screensaver is set to lock so that on wakeup, we get to choose which user's desktop to go to. However, Ubuntu requires ...
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What is the best answer for: “my Internet is not working”?

I look for work in IT Support. One of interview questions is: what would you first say if user call You and tell my Internet is not working? I think about it a lot and still don't know what is ...
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Detecting parasites on unsecure wireless

Is it possible to find out who is connected to an unsecured wireless network? If so, how? OS: Windows Vista, Wireless N
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Can I see who checkouted or updated from a SVN repository?

is there a way to see a log where all updates and checkouts from a SVN repo are stored? I need to know which users are updating or checkouting the contents.
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Why does my Linux prompt show a $, instead of the login name and path?

On one of my servers, the prompt is [user@host path]...and I can actually push "tab" to auto-fill the path. But on my new Ubuntu server, it is just a dollar sign?
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Why Chrome is always installed in C Drive/ Installation of Chrome for multiple users

Why does Chrome always get installed in C drive. It never provides us with an option to change the installation path. Also, if I do one installation of Chrome, does it ensure that all users of the ...
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How do you explain more advanced computing concepts to a non super user? [closed]

I often have to explain computing concepts to non super users, and I often do it by relating computing concepts to real life situations. I wouldn't mind seeing how other super users do it, and some ...
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Which is the best solution for shared database meeting these requirements?

Which solution would you recommend which has: a relational database with a user interface access for 20-50 users potentially working in parallel user authentication log of changes customizable forms,...
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Linux username@server disappears after login as root

On my linux server I signed in as the root user to access some files: su root... After checking the files I went to sign back in as my main user su username. In my terminal window it now says server ...