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Powershell parse object / string

Learning powershell, trying to find out how to parse the first value from this resultset: IPAddresses ----------- {10.60.50.40, fe80::5ddf:a8f4:e29c:b66} Normally I would just look it up, however, ...
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Disconnect all computers that are signed in to my Google Account

I want to disconnect all of my Google Chrome installations from my Google Account, since I have signed into Google Chrome on many computers, including some that I don't own (e.g., several school and ...
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Source path too long - BUT IT NEVER USED TO BE

I am getting the following error while trying to copy backed up data from my external hard drive to my desktop: The source filename(s) are longer than is supported by the file system. Try moving ...
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PuTTY Network Error: Software caused connection abort

I have a strange problem: When I'm using PuTTY with SSH connecting to a Linux server hosted in VMware on my local Windows 7, I often get the error saying "Network error: Software caused ...
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Why don't Windows have a Virtual File System which supports Linux partitions? [on hold]

I was going through Linux Kernel Development By Robert Love. And I understood that VFS makes other file systems compatible with Linux and makes easy to interface with Linux and doesn't have to be ...
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How do I prevent notepad++ from opening multiple instances of the same file while also allowing multiple instances of notepad++?

I want to be able to open multiple files, each in a different notepad++ instance, while only allowing one instance of each individual file to be open at the same time. Is there a way to do this?
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Very high ping and packet loss on one computer only

I have a specific desktop which seems to have consistently high packet loss and ping regardless of what connection it is using. I'm connecting via wifi and this computer usually has a ping to my ...
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Debian wheezy Xorg configuration fails, Debian don't boot

I have installed Debian Wheezy today. when i boot Debian wheezy when splash logo about to open, the screen blanks and system hangs, but Debian stable was booted without errors, but I changed init ...
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How can I make mdadm auto-assemble RAID after each boot?

I successfully created a RAID (mirroring) by utilizing mdadm. However, I must run the following commands after each boot: mdadm --stop --scan // to stop /dev/md127 - I don't know where the number 127 ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a new computer

I recently purchased a ThinkServer TS140 (Intel i3-4130; 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD). It comes without any installed OS or drivers. How do I install the Ubuntu OS in this computer? I tried burning the Ubuntu ...
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batch file to multiply number in text files

I have lots of txt files to edit numbers in them. Some of them contains lines like this: delay=250/1000 I need a simple script/software to set editing rules like this: scan %y'th line and find ...
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0answers
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How can I wirelessly connect my verizon motorola maxx 4g lte to my Netgear N600?

I currently usb tether to my windows 8.1 desktop for internet access. I have a Netgear N600 wireless router that I want to bridge to this arrangement so I will have access over my house. Is there a ...
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How ubuntu achieves pinch & rotate with synaptics, if synaptics doesn't support it?

I've installed ubuntu while ago on my old netbook and pinching and rotation gestures were recognized out of the box. I was positively surprised. Then I changed distribution (and I'm very happy with ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X seems to be unable to find directory that certainly exists

For some reason Mac OS X cannot find a directory I just made. Any idea why? sh-3.2# mkdir /Users/Administrator/Documents/drive/ sh-3.2# mount -w -t "hfs+" /dev/disk1s2 ...
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Converting iso file to USB: problems with “dd”?

I'm a total total noob who is trying to download Linux Mint on a Mac OS X using a USB flash drive (8 GB). Here is the info I put into Terminal in order to convert the iso file to one I can put on the ...
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1answer
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Create UEFI-bootable DVD with Windows 8.1 iso

I'm trying to set up a UEFI-boot of Windows 8.1. However, I seem to be unable to install it with a USB drive (previous question), and when I try to install with a DVD (the same iso), I don't get the ...
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1answer
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Repairing a Boot Configuration Data file

I have a Lenovo y510p with Windows 8.1. (64bit) This morning I woke up to find my computer refusing to boot into Windows. Instead my screen told me: 'Your PC needs to be repaired. The Boot ...
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Connect iPad to windows 7 VPN

My iPad keeps spitting out the error: "A connection could not be established to the PPP server." I am trying to connect it to a VPN I set up with Windows 7 as an incoming connection. On the iPad, I ...
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2answers
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Starting VirtualBox machines fails with “Unable to load R3 module … VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD)”

Starting any machine on VirtualBox 4.3.22 on Windows 7, is failing with the following errors: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Kivy. Unable to load R3 module C:\Program ...
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0answers
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Cursor slow to respond

I have a Macbook Air with a cursor problem. If I have saved a document and then return to it later to do some additional typing, I have difficulty getting the cursor to respond after the period at the ...
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Killing VNC Process Manually

I'm looking for a way to reset the display counter for VNC to :1. What has happened is that my server has been restarted without killing the VNC processes first and upon reboot and then starting ...
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4answers
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what is the difference between the usb booting mechanism and optical disk booting mechanism?

Many distributions of linux/bsd have separate usb and dvd images and writing the dvd image doesn't seem to work. What is fundamentally different between these two mechanisms?
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Can I access this network?

I want to access this course - https://graphics.ethz.ch/teaching/cg14/notes.php but I when I click on any of the slides it gives me this error - ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to skip the secure delete step when installing Debian with LUKS full-disk encryption?

I'm installing Debian using LUKS full-disk encryption onto brand new 500GB hard drives. Currently it's taking ~24 hours to prep the drive for installation by securely deleting the drive. Since it's a ...
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2answers
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How do I set startup programs per user on Windows 8?

I know how to open Windows Task Manager and access the new Startup tab, but changes made there seem to apply to ALL users. How do I make changes that apply to just some users? A non-administrator ...
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3answers
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Changing a picture background to transparent in word 2013

How do you change the background of a picture to transparent in word 2013? I have tried using the remove background button under the picture format tool but that did not work. i also tried several ...
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1answer
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Error 1603 when installing Microsoft Intellipoint 8.2 on Windows 7 x64

Installing MS Intellipoint 8.2 (for my MS touch mouse) on my Dell Inspiron 580 always gives the following error: "Setup must close because an error occurred. Verify that your computer meets the ...
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1answer
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Intel Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Settings - what exactly do they do?

Despite the fact that virtually all modern Dell laptops (and probably others) are supposed to have the Intel Dynamic Platform & Thermal Framework Driver installed, I couldn't find any end-user ...
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replacing fan for laptop..two square component with thermal pad attached

I am replacing the fan on laptop and next to the CPU are 2 small square components that had a blue thermal pad attached, the pad has started coming apart. question is 1. what are those two items? ...
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MPlayer Extended rev. 15 won't play some video_ts files under OS X

My MPlayer Extended rev. 15 won't play some video_ts files under OS X. I put in one DVD which played fine when I opened the video_ts file, but it isn't working for any of my other dvds. I open the ...
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3answers
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How do you write to a file within the command line?

Specifically mac, but for future reference for those that come across this post, this could be on any OS. So am learning the command line, and one utility (perhaps the only one) which seems to be ...
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1answer
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How to install Wi-Fi usb adapter drivers on Mac OS X

I bought an EDUP USB Nano Adapter EP-N8531 and I have to install the driver that I found in the included CD. I’m using a MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.8.5. I have the following files (in the mac ...
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2answers
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How to type half-space in Microsoft OneNote?

I can type a half-space on Microsoft Word using Ctrl + Minus_Key. But I don't know why it is not working on Microsoft OneNote! How can I type this character on Microsoft OneNote?
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1answer
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How to enable special characters in moc?

I am using moc (what is moc) on Mac OS X 10.9 in zsh shell. I want to enable special German characters like ä, ü, ö and ß for it. How can I enable such characters?
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Forward SSH traffic through a middle machine

SSH tunneling is very confusing to me. I am wondering if I can do this in Linux. I have 3 machines.. A. My local machine at home. B. Machine at work that I can SSH into (middle man). C. My desktop ...
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1answer
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How to use github via HTTPS?

I'm trying with this to create a simple static HTML website using github. I already created a repository named: "GITHUBUSERNAMEANDREPO". #!/bin/bash git config --global user.name ...
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votes
2answers
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dd command to create bootable iso image of hard disk

Is it possible to use the dd command to create a bootable ISO image? I use the following command to do it: dd if=/dev/sda of=/mnt/sdb/my.iso I am able to create ISO, however I am not able to boot ...
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0answers
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Does socat connects two rs232/COM1/serial ports with null modem cable

I have box A under which two virtual machines B and C are running. Each one of this virtual machines exposes it's COM1/rs232/serial port to machine A as TCP port. The virtual machines are Xen HVM ...
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1answer
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Relocate filters on an Excel worksheet with a Pivot Table

In my worksheet where I have my pivot table I have many different filters to chose between. To the eye it doesn't really look nice and I want to be able to maybe split that long list of filters into ...
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0answers
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Segmenting video to X seconds parts with ffmpeg

I have one video with duration of one minute and 35 seconds. I am able to split it into multiple 30 second segments (I am fully aware of other ways to split a video but chose this for a particular ...
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4answers
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How does the computer know that the PC was not properly shut down?

Actually, this question struck me because of power cuts in my house. When there is a power cut, there is a sudden loss of power from the computer. How does the computer know that the shutdown was ...
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0answers
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Can't launch LibreOffice 4.4 on Linux Mint 17

Uninstalled LibreOffice 4.2, downloaded the 64-bit LibreOffice 4.4 tar files and extracted them all into a folder on the 64-bit Cinnamon Mint 17 desktop, then installed, as per the README, from a ...
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0answers
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Remove a drive from a 2-drive RAID 5 array using version 1.2 metadata?

My situation is nearly identical to "How to remove a drive from a non-standard 2-drive RAID 5 array?", except my 2 TB RAID5 is using mdadm super block version 1.2. According to the best answer, ...
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0answers
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Return response body with curl always, but if non 2XX, don't exit with 0

How can I have curl print the response body, but if the http status code is not 2XX don't exit with a success 0 status? Using the flag --fail does not work, because it does NOT print the response ...
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3answers
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How to set terminal size in Android adb shell?

When I connect to Android using "adb shell" and run certain commands such as "vim" or "mc", they are restricted to a "window" of 25x80 characters. Since I'm connecting from a desktop computer where ...
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0answers
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Configure kernel for vmware - Linux guest support required?

I configure linux (Gentoo) kernel (4.0.1) for vmware workstation (64-bit) and not sure about whether Processor type and features ---> [ ] Linux guest support ---> [ ] Enable ...
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1answer
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Prevent Skype popup asking to upgrade?

I've been trying to prevent Skype from upgrading to the current hideously unhelpful version. There are two methods that Skype uses to request an upgrade: First is "Windows Upgrade", as KB2876229. ...
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0answers
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Way to recover my corrupted php file in my thumb drive?

My files are there but when I open the file it gives my weird looking letters. http://i.stack.imgur.com/nqPXz.png http://i.stack.imgur.com/xFWtK.png My res folder is now a file for some reason. So ...
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votes
4answers
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How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger?

I have many bookmarks that I'd like to show in the bookmark bar. How to make the bookmark bar of Google Chrome bigger, for example, let it show two rows of bookmark icons? If impossible, is there ...
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0answers
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Finding the latest version of IDML specification

I'm trying to find documentation on the HTML Item type but latest IDML specification I have (InDesign CS5 - version 8.0) doesn't have any more information in it except: HtmlItem The HtmlItem ...

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