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Removing Netflix From WMC8 And Adding Online Libraries?

I just installed Media Center on my 8.1 Pro laptop earlier and I am trying to figure a few things out. I looked for a good online guide to MC but I couldn't find one... First question, how do I get ...
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HAProxy to handle multiple application subfolders in the same port

I have one application running on tomcat port 8086, and also Haproxy acting as a web server, I can load the application by going to IP/appname but this application has 3 different folders. I need to ...
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How do I get Google search request completion suggestions from console?

When one starts typing a search request on Google search page, Google shows a dropdown with some popular completion suggestions. There are often useful or funny things there. How do I get that list ...
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How can I find out with which software a website is using? [duplicate]

I would like to know what software was used to make www.tellasda.com - I would like to make something similar with as little codeing required as possible. Thanks!
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How to use Freenode's webIRC client?

I'm having trouble using Freenode's webIRC client: I don't use IRC often, but I seem to recall we could actually chat with folks. But the webIRC seems to be missing an input box to type in. I'm ...
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Trace web redirection in bash script

I want to make a script to download the image at best resolution (not the preview image) from a deviantART link, as if I clicked the "Download" button. However, it seems that deviantART redirect the ...
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Inspect element in firefox like in safari?

Here is a screenshot from the d3.js tutorial webpage: This way of inspection in safari is quite cool, is there a way to do this in firefox? Let me make things clearer, I have a page with the ...
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How to upgrade the entire Bitnami Redmine stack?

So I have a server, and I know the pieces of the stack. Like: I know how Apache works, how it's configured. How Redmine works, where it stores the files for itself. How to migrate from each app to ...
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Error while deploying unity web player application on Parse.com

I have created a game using unity game engine and build it using unity web player.After building i got two files client.html and client.unity3d . Now I am try to deploy these on Parse.com . Initially ...
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Access to Remote App requires login to remote Desktop

I have a remote app (using remote desktop) which I am happy for users to log into. But at the moment, when the user clicks on the link/icon on the web page to activate the app: • The Remote App ...
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Is it possible to specify the decimal separator on Excel refreshable web queries?

When you create an Excel Web Query that points to a text file located in a web server, Excel doesn't ask for the decimal separator as it commonly does when using the Import Text File or Text to ...
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How to find private VPN server located in USA? [closed]

I am not asking for any recommendation! Please don't vote for closing the question. I am asking about how to properly search for them! Now, I tried to find a private VPN server, but all services I ...
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Chrome: Separate a <div>'s content to print

This is on Mac OS X, Chrome 35 (but probably should apply elsewhere, too): I need to print the contents of a webpage/webshop that is hidden behind/under a rather unlucky div construct.. Is there a ...
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Apache server - show page while server is offline

Since my server is running off my personal laptop, it has quite a lot of down time. Is it possible to have a page that shows up when someone tries to access the site while the server is offline?
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Maintaining word order when copying Hebrew from and SE site to MS Word

When I try to copy text from Mi Yodeya (the Judaism SE site, which I usually render in Chrome) into a MS Word document (using Word 2007 on Windows 7), e.g. this one, I find that Hebrew text comes ...
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wget - difficult - How to download all links from a page including different path ones?

To make explanation easy and a bit entertaining let's imagine I want to download wikipedia pages of all the people mentioned here with one wget command, possibly with reasonable amount of other pages ...
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How to close pages like this without killing firefox?

Whenever I'm browsing porn, there are eventually advertisements that show this (safe for work) page (WARNING: you might not be able to close it). The page claims you did something illegal, and ...
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Best way to view tomcat logs from web

There is a tomcat installation. There is need to view its logs (catalina.out and maybe some more) through web. There is a way to set up apache webserver to look into folder and return logs as ...
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How can I stop “clipboard hijacking” globally? [duplicate]

this is getting to be a real bugbear of mine, and from what i understand it's becoming more common. a few of you might have heard of tynt, a site that offers clipboard-hijacking services. with their ...
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Search links within a web page

I have a page that links multiple documents. I'd like to perform a recursive search (starting at that page and then recursing through links) for a given text phrase. I'm wondering if there is a ...
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How to customize screen resolution reported to a JavaScript application by a web browser?

window.screen.availHeight and window.screen.availWidth values let web applications to know my actual screen resolution while I don't always want them to know it. Can I set my own values for these ...
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what is the minimum CPU speed we need to test an application for 100 virtual users load?

The application uses Windows domain for its authentication, followed by one more layer of authentication. I'm trying to run 100 virtual users on this application using JMeter, but seeing 100% CPU ...
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How are wiki articles with slashes in their titles handled? [closed]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nip/tuck http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POW/MIA_flag Simply put, how are pages like these processed by the server or the wiki? Is there a directory named POW or do ...
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Quicktime Video not playing on Google Chrome even after installing plug-in

Even after downloading QuickTime for Windows from Apple website , the video on the following URL still resists to play. http://www.mhvt.net/quicktime/eng/vtc/affiliate_spam/folder_permission.php
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FTP Upload Corrupting PDF

I have a 100kb PDF file that we'll call Test.pdf. I'm using FTP to put Test.pdf on my website. However, the PDF is corrupted when it arrives on the website. So as a diagnostic test, I ran: $ ...
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// Vs http:// when including remote content

My website content is served over SSL and my webpage uses Google Adsense. In The ad code the javascript file is included from: //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js I would just ...
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can a hacked DNS make a fake certificate seem legitimate?

I'm doing some traveling right now, so I've been doing a lot of reading about secure browsing on unprotected public networks. My understanding is that if you're using HTTPS and your browser indicates (...
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Userscript to bypass websites that disable right clicking in the browser?

I'm using a website that uses the following code in their html source (as discussed here on Stack Overflow), as a way to disable right-clicking on the web page: <body oncontextmenu="return false;"&...
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How can I redirect requests to one website in my Wi-Fi to another site?

For example, whenever someone tries to go to apple.com, I want them to go to another website, but just when someone connects to my Wi-Fi. Maybe by using dnsmasq? Please don't be afraid to ask for ...
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Configure wireless router to only allow web access

I have a (very common inexpensive) wireless Cisco router at the office where I work. The manager wanted to know if there's a way to configure the router to allow only web access. How would I go about ...
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Redirection sends me to the same page when I press “Back”

On some websites, when you hit the "Back" button, the browser attempts to go to the previous web page, but the current page opens up again. It happens even when the original page has finished loading. ...
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Scan all available requests on website [closed]

I would like to scan some website for all available requests/api requests that can be done on this server, is there any way to do that? Thanks
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Why is @ in email address sometimes written as [at] on webpages?

Why is @ sometimes in webpages written as [at]? Does it have any specific reason ?
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What To Make Of Encoded URLs in Log Files

I have been getting URL requests in my Web server log files for sometime, but I don't quite understand what they are. For instance: GET /sample-url-1-%83%C6%92%C3%86%E2%80%99%C3%83%E2%80%92%C3%82%C2%...
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Assigning 2 IP addresses from my ISP for gaming and web hosting

I have a Windows Server 2003 that I want to use to host my company's website and a game server for MineCraft. I have a few links bookmarked in regards to setting up the web and game server but no idea ...
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what is meant by the term webometrics [closed]

I have come across the term Webometrics.Actually the term Webmetrics has been used in my application. Are the two terms different from each other. If same could someone explain this term. If different ...
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Which people know account's password? [closed]

i have heard lately by some "friends" that they can access anything on the web(accounts, passwords) without hacking techniques. Apart from ISPs and propably services like google(gmail etc) who else ...
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Way to Search Website Page Source?

Is there a method to search the web for website page sources that mentions Wordpress, vbulletin, or Yahoo Site builder? Basically websites using wordpress or something like Yahoo Site builder?
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Creating a macro to click links on a webpage, if a certain web-page loads?

My ISP (T-Mobile 3G, due to living in rural England) redirects all web-pages to a T-Zone page every time I use 250MB of data. As a result, I cannot download large files overnight as after 250MB has ...
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Application to do regular expression search on all pages linked to some specified html page

I am using a Windows 8 machine and starting with an html page I would like to automatically retrieve the text content from every link on that page that matches a regex. The retrieved content must then ...
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Blocking SkyDrive on windows 7

I need to block access to MS Skydrive. Its easy enough to block the application, using AppLocker or our AV program. However it will still be available via the web. Is SkyDrive.com and Skydrive.live....
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Web scraping / crawling a particular Google book

For my work, I need to scrape the text from a large book on Google Books. The book in question is a very old book and is out of copyright. The book is a Gazetteer of the World. We will be putting the ...
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How to run localhost or local website within Powerpoint?

I have a demo coming up and I kind of want to show off different Javascript applications within the presentation. I was wondering if there was a way to run localhost, or web applications locally, ...
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Why can't old PCs view modern sites? [closed]

The reason for this question is that many times clients, friends and parents ask me why their perfectly working old PC cannot be used online anymore. I am looking for a good answer to those people ...
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Should I use my desktop computer as a web server or use a virtual machine?

I am building a website and I have come upon two options: A.) Use my desktop computer as the server or instead install a virtual machine on my laptop and use that as the server. It has been ...
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Mirroring web server in different port

I have a local web server which is accessible from the Internet through port 3333. I used port forwarding to achieve this. And now I am planning to develop a solution (possible network configuration ...
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Why some utorrent files are very slow in downloading?

Why some utorrent downloading take more time although we have huge speed?? I am downloading a movie from last 1 month which is 97% completed and in that time span i completed downloading 50+ other ...
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Why are cloud servers way cheaper as compared to dedicated one? [closed]

I was just wondering why the cloud servers are cheaper as compared to the dedicated servers. Are the cloud servers shared? If the cloud provider commits a 1.7GB RAM (aws ec2 m1.small), are there ...
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What is this extra data in the language HTTP header field?

While sniffing the headers of my browser, I see that my "Accept-Language" header contains en-US,en;q=0.5. I understand the en-US, but what/where is the ,en; for/from? And the q=0.5? This header value ...
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Can VPN see web browser usage?

If I'm connected to a wireless network and then additionally connect to a private VPN, can all my web browsing activity be logged through the VPN? if I use Safari in "Private Browsing" mode, will each ...