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command to know Avira antivirus status in Mac

I had installed Avira Antivrus in my mac.their is an option for enabling and disabling Real time protection of Avira. I need to get update of the Avira status say whether it is enabled or disabled. I ...
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Is this a bash-specific method of calling a script: VARIABLE=value bash somescript

I have worked all my life in HPUX/ksh shell, so bash these days seems to be throwing new ways of doing many things (many of which don't seem to be POSIX compliant - for example 'mkdir -p ...
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What percentage of RAM can I allocate as heap

I have 32 GB RAM on host, where I need to run java program ( On JRE 1.7 64 Bit). Currently I have specified 8 GB as heap memory. I am wondering how much can I increase ? I just run the java webapp on ...
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Using amerge filter in FFMPEG throwing error

I am using FFMPEG to overlay two audios using amerge. I am getting following error : No Opaque field provided, an AVABufferSinkParams struct is required I am using ffmpeg.so file in my ...
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Why memory can't be collected cleanly after a process terminats?

After long time running, computers always become slow. Rebooting generally make them faster. But how does this happen? Initally I thought this might be related to memory usage. But recently I learned ...
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/dev/random but predictable?

if i want to do a quick test of some flash memory that i'm not sure is working correctly, the convenient ways to write data to it are either /dev/random, /dev/zero but dev/random i have no idea what ...
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Windows SUA, Batch File replacement

what i miss most from *nix OS's are shebangs and especially dislike batch files. But jumping into an SUA interactive shell is sometimes an extra step I would like to skip. Can we have windows ...
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How to tell if gpu is overheating without sensor

I just took apart my dell xps m1210 to re-apply thermal paste. I used thermal PASTE instead of a thermal PAD on the gpu, but I think it should work fine. Even so, I worry about weather the gpu is ...
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Excel- Counting unique values with multi critria

I have a large scale data sets and I am looking for finding a way to count the number unique values, Day -ID, Location-ID, Truck-ID 1, 18, 1 1, 19, 1 1, 18, 2 2, 18, 2 2, ...
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Exponential increase

I need to calculate the exponential growth, I think, of 0 to 60 with a distance of 340mm between them. the growth is not linear but starts small and then increases as it moves to the 60 mark. How do I ...
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Asus X45C booting directly to BIOS without any reason

I have a Asus laptop which runs on Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. For a week, whenever I switch it on it boots directly to the BIOS, instead of booting into Windows, without any reason. Then I have to ...
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Whole House Ethernet from 2004; what about Gigabit?

So my house was built in 2004 (I just moved in this past May) with whole house ethernet. When I moved in, I inherited a 16 port 10/100 switch which was connected with these short ethernet cables into ...
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How to bypass problems when trying to spoof a webcam in Linux

I am wanting to spoof my webcam, so I can eventually insert the method in to a pen-testing book that I am writing. This could possibly lead me into to building a program that is better than ...
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Downloading Images through Wget With Proxy

I've written a ruby tool to download multiple images. However, this time I'm having to configure wget with a proxy. Prefix is the specified directory of where I want the images to go and md5_sum is a ...
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MS Word: Is there a shortcut for moving between items in numbered or bulletted lists?

Are there keyboard shortcuts for moving between items in bullet or number lists in Ms Word? For example, suppose you have a numbered list and you are on the item numbered 1 and want to go to the item ...
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1answer
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Booting to windows safe mode with dual boot ubuntu not working

So I haven't used windows in a little while and when I tried to today, I am getting the error "user cannot be loaded." One of the advised solutions is to boot in safe mode, but apparently I can't. I ...
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Output of sensors on laptop

My Dell Laptop is suddenly running at around 70F according to sensors while previously it was at around 60. This is under a medium amount of load, both temps. Why? How would I cool it down?
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File permissions keep getting deleted

I work as a manager in a company that uses OneDrive For Business. I uploaded all of the files that we use to OneDrive, and I shared them with my coworkers, giving them all "edit" permissions. However, ...
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How fix my mouse and keyboard from disconnecting. is it the driver or the usb?

I am using a HID-compliant mouse and HID keyboard and they keep disconnecting. I tried every thing like reinstalling them, using msconfig and making a new INFCACHE.1 folder. But nothing works. Do I ...
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Windows 7 failure (0xc0000428)

I have an old computer, the configuration is: Pentium D Dual Core, 1 GB Ram, 250GB HD. The error is intermittent: sometimes the computer freeze during Windows startup and sometimes freeze after 15 or ...
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What's Wrong with Word 2013 Print Layout View

Could of days ago, I got MS Office 2013 final version. Everything is fine except one problem. I use Word in Print Layout View. When I press enter to create new line, a stupid horizontal line appears. ...
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how to run four macros by click one button?

i have four groups of shapes. And each group got 6 shapes, and i would like to random choose one of 6 shapes in each group. And because i got four groups, which means every time i click a button, 4 ...
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1answer
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Hard drive “stutters” while loading data

I'm playing music from my hard drive and at routine intervals it stops playback and waits for my drive to spin up again (takes about 2-5 seconds). Is there a way to fix this? It's a Buffalo portable ...
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1answer
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How do I virtualize my windows drive in ubuntu?

I am running a dual boot system. In parallels on my mac, I am able to view my bootcamp partition live in a virtual machine. Is there a tool to do this in ubuntu?
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Windows won't see new drives

I've had this happen to me multiple times over the years, both XP and Win 7 yet I can't find any mention of it on the web: Something gets messed up in Windows and it gets picky about seeing mass ...
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MacBook Pro for CS major [on hold]

I will be a Computer Science major this fall. I need a laptop and I was looking at the MacBook Pro with a dual core i5, 8GB RAM, Intel Iris graphics and a 13.3" Retina display. I am interested in ...
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EBay item: Is this SSD about to die or should I keep it? [on hold]

I bought this 80GB used Intel SSDSA2M080G2GN for $42 shipping included. I would like to know if I should keep it, it says it has already written 31.69TB Intel guarantees them to work until 35TB so ...
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What does “<>” exactly mean in “echo <> temp.txt”? [duplicate]

Non existing file $ ls file_not_exists.txt ls: cannot access file_not_exists.txt: No such file or directory $ echo <> file_not_exists.txt $ ls file_not_exists.txt file_not_exists.txt $ cat ...
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The Vim documentation illustrates a “wrong way” to add comments to HTML. What's wrong with it?

The "syntax.txt" chapter in the official Vim documentation says: HTML comments are rather special (see an HTML reference document for the details), and the syntax coloring scheme will highlight all ...
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Setting hardware clock on Dell BIOS

In an attempt to reset the BIOS and set a new admin username and password; I took out the CMOS battery, held the power button for 20 seconds, then put the battery back in. The system worked fine ...
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Mac 10.8 Root Enabled But Won't Log In

Mac's (generally 10.8) on my network are bound to my AD domain. This works fine. Most Mac desktops have network mounted home directories. Not sure if this is relevant. I need to enable root and log ...
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Google Chrome freezes using IPv6

I've got a bit of a problem with Google Chrome. A few weeks ago I switched to another ISP that offered IPv6. Since then Chrome is randomly freezing when accessing certain websites (freezing as in "not ...
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How do I prevent my bluetooth headphones from waking my computer from standby?

I have a pair of Bluetooth 4.0 headphones which are paired with both my laptop and my desktop. As soon as I power on the headphones, they will wake any paired device from standby. So if I have my ...
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Broadcast a WiFi signal that comes from a different network interface

On Mac OS X, you can choose an option in the WiFi menu to create a network and become a relay the ethernet interface. I want to do something similar, but instead of relaying the ethernet interface, I ...
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How to reclaim free space after attempting to resize Windows partition with GParted

This is on an OS X Macbook Air with a Boot Camp partition I had a working Win7 boot camp partition that was too small. Being lazy, I googled how to resize it and got a guide for GParted. I ...
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Do i need to manage cpu threading ?

I have asked this elsewhere on stackexchange and was referred to here. I have a rather frustrating issue when im using windows, when running foobar media player the music is flowing and things are ...
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How to setup an array to capture output from ffmpeg volumedetect command

If you query a media file using a command such as ffmpeg -i amediafile.mp4 -af "volumedetect" -f null /dev/null you get output including.... [Parsed_volumedetect_0 @ 0x181d0a0] n_samples: ...
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What is the difference between a virtual server and a server running on a virtual machine?

What's the difference between a virtual server, and a virtual machine running a server, and a server (with one plain old OS installed) running multiple server services? In most places I've worked the ...
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How can I rate or tag files that aren't images in Windows 7?

In Windows 7 it is possible to rate images or tag Word-files. Since I'm reading a lot on my computer, I would like to mark PDF-files I've already read. The image-rating-option would be great and so ...
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Why is the right-click menu on the taskbar missing for some icons?

This has happened to me once before. I attempted to pin Eclipse (Java IDE) to the taskbar, and for some reason there are now 2 icons there. Neither of them have a right-click menu, so I cannot remove ...
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Removed VirtualBox DHCP still offers addresses. Why? How can I make it stop?

I have VirtualBox installed on a Windows 8 host. I was using the VirtualBox DHCP server for a while, but now I'm trying to switch over to a DHCP server installed on one of the guests. The VirtualBox ...
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Remove Right Click Area on Lenovo ThinkPad W540

The Lenovo ThinkPad W540 does away with dedicated buttons for the trackpad and instead the whole trackpad area is clickable. The lack of any buttons to feel, coupled with the fact that trackpad is ...
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GPU is running at a high temperature even after cleaning it with a compressed air can?

So before cleaning my computer, my GPU ran at a temperature between 90 and 100 degrees Celsius. Now that I cleaned my computer with a compressed air can, my GPU is running at a temperature of 86 ...
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Firefox runs the compatibility checker each start up

I'm using Firefox 31 and every time I open it, it starts checking compatibility with addons, and when it finishes it sends me to release notes pages of different addons, like NoScript's. It acts as if ...
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Ruby CGI scripts and Apache

I have two legacy legacy Ruby CGI scripts that was developed by someone in 1990. It used to be on a HP-UX server, and years ago, they removed the server. What is left are two Ruby CGI scripts that is ...
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How to configure Google Eearth to show latest imagery?

Each time I use Google Earth and I want to see for instance New York City the program shows images from 2011, but those aren't the latest images because I can click the Historical Images Button to ...
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1answer
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How can I cause vim to copy text to GNU screen's clipboard buffer?

I want to yank text with a command to vim and have it end up in screen's clipboard where it can be pasted to a different application via ^A] later. vim needs to do the copying (not screen's copy mode) ...
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How to batch compress images with Imagemagick or similar command or program in Linux

I recently learned about the convert command from imagemagick which I have used to compress many pictures that I have for personal use, and for a blog that I have. In my experience, Imagemagick is the ...
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why do I need “-t” option with Tectia sshg3 client and pbrun command

I'm using tectia ssh client for windows (from the command line) sshg3.exe to log in and run a command to get power broker user/account: sshg3 [options...] profile | [user@] host [#port] [command] ...
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Windows 8 Audio Changes Default Playback Device or Stops Playing Audio

I have a Sony Vaio SVT15115CXS laptop running Windows 8 64-bit. I've recently noticed a strange audio issue. At seemingly random times, the audio may switch from the default playback device (laptop ...

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