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1answer
22 views

Checking if VPN is working correctly

How to make sure, that all traffic (e.g. from web browser) is passing through VPN and no data is leaking through normal internet interface? Or how to check, what interface (VPN or other) is used by ...
1
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0answers
50 views

How can I move a huge directory with MILLIONS of files?

I have a client that knows nothing about computers, and did a format and reinstall from the recovery partition of his old AMD Athlon II X4 desktop running Windows 7. This was his primary business ...
0
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0answers
12 views

Windows clients similar to Samba to save local changes on remote server automatically [on hold]

I'm looking for a windows client similar to Samba that can help automatically reflect the changes I make locally from my windows machine to reflect on a remote linux server(once connected to the ...
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0answers
21 views

Windows fail , cant start computer [closed]

I Press Alt + F4 in cmd and Mozilla FireMonky not work anymore! My pc cant start i only see message about "Windows cant find file \Windows\System32\spscsp.dll Plz help i have homework in programing ...
0
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1answer
29 views

show message when devices connected wireless router

I'm guessing the only way "Universally" to show a message like "Welcome to my WiFi connection" is through a html landing page( redirection). I would say SMB but I believe Windows 8 doesn't allow you ...
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0answers
32 views

Access/Control Desktop using Android [closed]

I want to control/access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one has any idea regarding same that is any sdk i can ...
1
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2answers
21 views

How can I download a subpart of file in linux/windows?

I want to download a huge file (dataset) which is about 200GB but do not have enough disk space in my internet-connected PC. I want to download a piece of the file (e.g. 30GB chunks) in each run and ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Booting PC that won't boot Windows w/ Linux

My old laptop, an Acer Aspire running Windows Vista Basic Edition, will not boot up. When I power it on, I see a blank black screen 90% of the time (but it 'lights up' if you know what I mean, the ...
0
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0answers
14 views

Why does Windows use the same identifier for different ping sessions?

I noticed while debugging some NATing issues at work that Windows (Windows 7 in this case) echo reply and echo responses are always setting the ICMP identifier field to the same value regardless of ...
0
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0answers
7 views

crypt for Apache on Windows

Current situation: Location 1 has Apache running on Linux, htpasswd entries are stored with crypt. Location 2 has Apache running on Windows, same htpasswd file should be used for authenticating users, ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Converting a scanned pdf to a compressed PDF with binary (2 level) image

I have many old scanned PDFs which take up too much space on disk. I have tried many PDF compressors available on the web. All of them ask me what compression to use for color images, and what to ...
0
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0answers
35 views

Tunneling rdesktop through ssh. Linux to Windows. Error

I'm trying to get rdesktop working on my linux machine, and the system I wan't to connect to is Windows. I followed these instructions but get an error when connecting. The Windows system is Windows ...
0
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0answers
14 views

Linux networking, Windows DNS server and DNS name resolution

This is a follow up question on Windows DNS sometimes can't pick up my VM's hostname. Previously I thought the problem is at the Windows DNS side, but now I'm not sure, because I'm trying to ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Cant start linux , boot linux

Model: ATA TOSHIBA MQ01ABD0 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 500GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B Partition Table: msdos Number Start End Size Type File system Flags 1 32,3kB ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Organizing digitial pictures, and eliminate duplicates [closed]

I have tens of thousands of personal digital pictures. Unfortunately, they are terribly organized, and there are probably an average of four duplicates of every image. The duplicates occurred due ...
1
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1answer
26 views

Modify and copy DVD [duplicate]

I have a existing DVD (happens to be Windows 7), and I would like to copy it to another DVD. Before doing so, I would like to slightly modify the content by deleting a single file. I can either use ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

DNS query only works for Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) but not short name

This is a Linux (Ubuntu 13.10) VM guest in the Windows host & environment. When doing DNS query, only the FQDN entries have returns while the short names are not (see below). Why is that? My ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

How do I reset a WD Elements external hard drive to factory format?

I own a WD Elements 3TB external hard drive (WDBAAU0030HBK-01) which I disassembled and converted into an internal SATA drive. When I did that I partitioned the drive after installing it in my ...
0
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2answers
28 views

How to encrypt a folder such that you can decrypt it on an unknown windows target system

I have to encrypt some files (from a linux system) and want to put them on a usb-stick and then be able to decrypt it on a windows system where I don't have admin-privileges and where I don't know ...
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0answers
10 views

Virtual box Windows drivers

I have used emulation software on a Mac, and understand that software installs drivers for Windows software to run. What I am curious about is using virtual box within Linux. So if I were to install ...
1
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1answer
67 views

Windows DNS sometimes can't pick up my VM's hostname

RE: unresolved hostname / host not found / host unknown The VM is VirtualBox running Ubuntu under Win8, using the bridged networks. It almost always able to register itself to my company's Windows ...
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 ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Using CIFS to mount a Windows share that symlinks another Windows share

I have a Windows Server 2008 VM that hosts some files that are accessed by a mixture of Windows and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) machines via a windows share. Due to space constraints on the VM host that the ...
1
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1answer
67 views

What exactly does Cygwin do?

I understand that it "looks like" Linux by giving me forward slashes and providing a directory structure similar to Linux. I also know that a lot of apps have been ported to Cygwin, but if the source ...
0
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4answers
51 views

How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows?

How to import Firefox bookmarks from Linux to Windows? Is there a way?
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1answer
24 views

Rename folder in Windows 7 created in Linux with '?' character

I have a folder in a external hard disk created from linux. When I try to open that directory from Windows, I can't do it. The name of the folder is 2013-? with a special character who in Windows we ...
0
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0answers
16 views

SVN eol-style property issue

We have two SVN repositories, both are used by multiple users from Windows and Linux, too. Both repositories have their default svnproperties (i.e. svn:eol-style=native), we store mainly text files. ...
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0answers
21 views

Confirm Windows user password

Is there a way, in the spirit of chntpw, to check current Windows password for a given user, instead of resetting it? Similar to sudo -lU someuser.
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1answer
34 views

How to save Lenovo Ideapad Flexbook with a 1234F command prompt and boot issues

I got a little bit overzealous when trying to make my Windows 8.1 Ideapad dual boot Linux and now I'm afraid I'm about to lose 2 whole OS's worth of mission-critical data. Here's what happened: I ...
1
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2answers
54 views

Installed GRUB on wrong partition

On my laptop I have W7 installed on sda2 (sda1 is a 100 MB partition that W7 makes by default). I installed arch and did grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg grub-install /dev/sda I didn't think ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Free and easy file sharing or at least send files within local wifi

is there any easy way to share or at least send files within local network (in my case wifi) and between various machines with Kubuntu linux and Windows 7? I often have to send some files to a ...
1
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1answer
75 views

linux boots but windows doesn't

On my computer I have 3 OSs , Ubuntu, W7 and W8. Both Windows won't boot, won't boot into any rescue or safe mode (on W7 it stops after printing loading classpnp.sys, I think I tried every solution ...
6
votes
3answers
304 views

Is it possible to boot Windows 8.1 without its own bootmanager?

I have been trying to come up with an easier way of installing Windows and Linux dual booting on my laptop, not necessarily in that order. What we generally have to do is install Windows first, and ...
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2answers
53 views

UEFI: how to force windows to use only 1 partition?

on my old computer that used the good old BIOS, this is how i setup my partitions using gparted on a linux livecd: create partition table format MBR (msdos) create primary NTFS partition created ...
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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 ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

Block/hide partition for Windows

I have a notebook w/ Win8.1 installed, and Linux alongside it in it's own partition.(duh) The thing is, I don't want the Windows system to be able to put crap on the Linux partition. I'd like to set ...
1
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1answer
49 views

Are there any drawbacks when replacing Windows' functions with Cygwin's in the PATH?

Cygwin allows executing shell scripts on Windows and many more. Some functions conflict with the Windows Shell's functions. Does the following hint lead to any disadvantages when using Windows ...
1
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1answer
75 views

Linux to Windows remote desktop - is \\tsclient visible for other computers

I'm often connecting from my linux computer at home to windows 7 computer at work. I'm using freerdp and remmina. I'm also sharing my linux desktop so I can transfer files work<->home. During ...
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votes
3answers
70 views

Operating system that does nothing but display an image? [closed]

I am looking for an operating system or some other sort of solution that will allow the computer to do nothing but display a static image indefinitely. This going to be used on a monitor that is going ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

Mount share on windows, from linux through winexe

Answer has to use winexe. I'm using winexe (on linux) to mount a samba share on a remote windows 7 with the following command: ./bin/winexe -U <user>%<password> //<ip> "cmd.exe /c ...
0
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0answers
55 views

Unicode development in MATLAB GUI on WIndows and Linux

Can anyone please direct me in the Unicode development of MATLAB GUI over Windows and Linux platforms? My problem is the erroneous display of Unicode (French) characters in GUI and *.m files. Once I ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Why does Windows lock the files during installation while linux doesnt lock the files

I noticed when a file is executed on Windows (.exe or .dll)for installation, it is locked and cannot be modified, whereas Linux allows user to modify them by delete/edit. Why does Windows lock when ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

How to repair the Windows 8 bootloader [duplicate]

I was using a system that was running on Windows 8. After installing Ubuntu in my system, now I can't use both Windows and Ubuntu. When booting Windows "A disk read error" is shown and I can't boot to ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Running a CygWin shell: what windows console (DOS) commands do disappear?

If under my Windows with CygWin (v2.831 32bits) I do: cmd mode 80,50 the screen width changes, but if I open a CygWin terminal, like bash: C:\cygwin\bin\bash --login -i $ mode 80,50 bash: ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Using regular LINUX password for mapping (mounting) LINUX directory to the MS windows

How can I configure samba so that users can map their home directory on a linux server to the local MS Windows machine (so called network drive mapping), by using their linux account and their regular ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Able to copy folders but not files to directory

I am currently using CentOS 6.5 and trying to share files over a samba share. On the other machine is Windows 8 x64. I am able to transfer folders from Windows to CentOS over without issues but ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

How to get OSX/Linux to recognize Windows Symlinks

When connecting to a Windows share through OSX or Linux, symlinks are not properly recognized. They either appear as aliases with no target, or as folders with no permissions to access. At this point ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Very slow loading gifs on Linux/Mac OS X

I've tried a lot of browsers on windows, linux and mac os x. Same gif-pages that loads pretty fast on windows loads very slow on Linux (like 30+ seconds for page with 5 gifs). For example - tumblr, ...
1
vote
3answers
42 views

Is there a tool that could help me use my Linux scripts in Windows? [duplicate]

I am new here. I would like to know if there is a tool that would help me use my Linux scripts in Windows? I am more comfortable with Linux commands than Windows. I also tried to download a software ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Using WinSCP transfer files from Linux to Windows

I have created a bat file to transfer some log files from a remote linux server to the windows system. WinSCP.com user:[email protected] "get /var/sys/log" But it doesnt seem to copy. Is the ...