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Pulling dollar amounts from DoD Contract Awards

I'm going through Department of Defense press releases (here) looking for dollar amounts greater than $500 million. Each document is between 1,000 and 15,000 words, with dollar amounts inline with ...
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Working on a Acer Aspire 7250, Windows 7 OS 64bit home premium, it is lagging and stuttering system wide

I ran a Tron script to clear the machine out good and thereafter starting getting errors and extremely poor functionality. It is not consistent in any manner of errors or performance. I have performed ...
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1answer
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Using Dataflex in the DOS environment of Windows7

For many years we have been using Dataflex Data Base software as our "Company System" on our NT network. It is run by all 8 users running 'XP' and invoking the DOS environment running in "XP". Run ...
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1answer
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VBscript subroutines and functions

I am trying to make my first vbscript, but it is a bit complicated. I know some VBA but totally new to vb. In my script, I currently have some sub () and function () routines. How would I get the ...
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Why is my server's physical memory 1 MB?

When I opened up System Information on my Windows 7 computer and queried my older (~2005) server, the following erroneous information appeared: Why is my total physical memory 1.00 MB instead of ...
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1answer
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Excel: Ctrl+Shift+F does nothing

I have Excel 2013 running on Windows 7 and am having difficulty with an often used shortcut. Ctrl+Shift+F, which normally shows the format cells dialog, does not work. Instead, it makes the cell's ...
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vsftpd and umask settings

i do have a small problem creating my vsftpd config file. I want my users creating new files with chmod 666. local_umask=000 file_open_mode=0666 From this post i got that it should work this way. ...
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Windows application to view a remote web page as HTML/XML tree? [on hold]

I was wondering if there were a Windows application that could take a URL, download the page and displays its structure in an HTML/XML tree. I mean this, but without having to first download the page ...
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What's the technical difference between a flash drive and an SSD?

I was just reading this question on backups with flash drives, but I was not quite sure why SSDs would be better than flash drives for backups. To me, solid-state drives look like larger versions of ...
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How do I merge group contacts on iPhone

I have 3 groups, most contacts are in iCloud, I have a few in my current employer group and around 200 from previous employer.
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Java's automatic Data collection of users [on hold]

Why does the latest version of Java from Oracle collect user data by default? There is no option to even disable data collection. Isn't there a law against this type of collection?
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How is S3/Glacier Class Storage Billed?

I have an S3 bucket with a lifecycle policy set to move items automatically to Glacier class. In this bucket I have ~212GB of data stored so far according to s3cmd. In May I retrieved two files. One ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro activation problems

I was recently (last Thanksgiving) gifted with a Dell Inspiron i3 computer with Windows 8.1 Pro installed. It was purchased at a resale shop in OKC, but after I got it home here in Texas, I discovered ...
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Locker v3.9 encrypted my files

I have been infected with ransomware and I want to ask if any of you heard of Locker? What software can I use to try and recover my files? Will they give my files back if I pay?
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RC4 encryption of torrents safety

Torrent clients offer encryption of traffic using RC4, and people consider this, like, very safe to hide traffic information from ISP. Now since I have a website with SSL encryption, I know that RC4 ...
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AutoIt: Get text from inside a Windows Metro app

I'm automating a Windows Metro app and need to read some text that it returns. I've tried using the "AutoIt v3 Window Info" utility to inspect the application but it's unable to see the text. What ...
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0answers
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Battery state still discharging when AC plugged in. Bad?

Running Ubuntu 15.04 on an ASUS UX305. Runs very well only a minor Fn Key issue to speak of. Though I have noticed that the battery state is always discharging when plugged into AC. I find this ...
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Skype Account Display Name

My friend and I chatted through skype using the chat option/vchat. I have since changed my display name on the site. Will the chat history display my old or new display name? It's difficult to get ...
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1answer
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4K monitor does not support 60HZ via HDMI on 3840x2160

I am confused about HDMI -- I have a GTX 770 with 1xDP, 1xHDMI and 2xDVI. I just bought two Dell Ultra HD 4k Monitors (P2715Q) and while the first one gives me 60HZ over DP, another only shows 30HZ ...
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Run program installed on desktop in wine

I am trying to get Warcraft II Battle Edition (http://en.war2.ru/) to work on Ubuntu (14.04) by running it through wine. I was able to successfully get through the installation menu of Warcraft in ...
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How do I remove(delete) all text that has superscript formatting?

I have a large amount of text (almost 100 pages) while I was changing the font size I highlighted everything, changing the font size of the superscripts too. I actually do not need to superscripts, ...
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Quickly change audio device in OpenSUSE

I recently switched to OpenSUSE (with KDE) from Windows, and I'm still going through the learning curve. I switch fairly frequently between using my headphones with built-in microphone, and using my ...
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1answer
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How do I fix McAfee for Linux Error: “vsel-installer: No supported build for your platform”?

How do I fix this McAfee for Linux error "vsel-installer: No supported build for your platform"? I can't install McAfee VirusScan for Linux (McAfeeVSEForLinux-2.0.2.29099.zip) on the latest ...
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Use all 5.1 speakers with 2 channel audio sources

I would like to upmix 2 channel audio sources such that they use all of my 5.1 speakers. I have a realtek sound card (with updated drivers) and Windows 7. Here's what i've tried: Using the ...
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How do I force GRUB to keep video mode after switching to the OS?

I use GRUB as a bootloader for my custom OS. I want it to enter graphics mode for me so I don’t have to do it myself in my system. However, before GRUB passes the control to the OS, video mode is ...
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AES Encrypt DMG for Windows?

I need to encrypt a dmg file with an AES key. On MAC we can do so on Disk Utilities but how to do it on Windows? Any tool? Tried Mac Tools Lite but have no such function. Also tried Google Search but ...
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What was the SquashFS compression method?

I've got some SquashFS files, and I'd like to know how they were compressed so that I can have a rough idea of how they would perform when mounted. The only binaries provided by the squashfs-tools ...
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1answer
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Flip through all the instances of all the applications running - mac

Got my first Mac couple of days ago and I may be missing something.. Usually need to I open couple of instances of the same application: couple of IDE's for different projects, couple of Chrome ...
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Kingston Fury RAM is buffered?

I wanted to know if the Kingston HyperX Fury memory is "buffered" (I don't know what "buffered" means). My motherboard doesn't accept buffered memory.
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How to set permissions and ownership when using rsync?

I'm using capistrano-wpcli (link), a program that uses 'rsync' to synchronize folders between development and testing servers. I've set the uploads folder's permission on the remote server to 777 ...
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Windows 8.1 freezes on EVERY restart OR shut down

I'll try to be as thorough as possible, if you think I missed something, let me know and I'll edit this post as soon as I can (unless you think reply is a more viable option). OS & machine: ...
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mutt: automatically fetch remote IMAP folder list

I know that I can explicitly set a remote IMAP folder in .muttrc mailboxes imaps://$my_server/INBOX.myfolder I have some 30 folders in my account: is it possible to have mutt to automatically ...
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0answers
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Java download issue

Problem 1: I play Minecraft and some Steam games. But recently, I noticed I couldn't load webpages. I looked at resource monitor and saw that my Network graph was maxing at 10Kbps, quite frequently. I ...
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Why won't normal uninstalls remove values from the registry?

Expanding on How do I remove residual traces of uninstalled software from the registry? -- every time I uninstall a program and then later look it up via RegEdit it's still there! Why are the ...
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How to set a time length of ssh and redirect the error message

I have a hostlist and there are several hosts. I want to use ssh to connect to them. I want to see whether the host is available or not by the time length of ssh takes. If it take long than 5s (which ...
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1answer
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reading from file in matlab and store its content in 2 variables

i have input file like image below and it contains adjacency matrix+ one number in first line. so here is the problem that i cant read file in order to set this information in 2 variable one of them ...
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How do I find out who is corrupting my memory?

Question: My Windows 8.1 media center is experiencing blue screens. Here's an excerpt from the most recent ones (sorry for the formatting, but superuser does not support nice tables): Date Bug ...
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How do I use an Ext4 partition from Windows with correct file permissions for Linux?

I use Windows 7 and ext2fsd to access a data partition which uses ext4 as mentioned here, here and here. I can read and write from Windows. When I boot into Linux, it is able to read the files but ...
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Abnormally high CPU temperature

My laptop's CPU is too hot, ~93-97° C, nothing major is running, only Google Chrome. SpeedFan and Open Hardware Monitor don't detect any fans, so I can't even see their speed. Is there any way to ...
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1answer
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ConEmu — different color schemes for different tasks

I want to use different color schemes for different tasks in ConEmu, but I cannot figure out how. I see instructions on how to do this for different programs. However, when I check the override color ...
0
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1answer
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Convert Wav to Ogg

I have a folder with a large number of Wav files which I wish to convert to Ogg. How do I do this for the latest release of Mac Os X. I have tried to run Drop Ogg X but it does not work, complaining ...
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4answers
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Pinging using a variable

I'm trying to create a batch file that will ping a variable that is determined by the users input e.g. "Enter PC Name:" pc name =123 Then it pings 123.domain.com @echo off set /p UserInputPath = ...
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1answer
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ssh connection error “Permission denied (publickey)”

So I have been trying to build ssh connections between google cluster container containing 1 master node and 2 worker nodes. I have used ssh-keygen to generate key pairs for all three nodes, send the ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to open an OST file for extraction of info?

So I've got a weird one... Whole network kind of went down. Server crashed and the backups don't seem to have worked. A workstation crashed. We have the OST file from the workstation thankfully, but ...
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0answers
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Error during initialization

I was playing this game for a week until one day this error message appeared: (Error during initialization: Couldn't load fileSysCheck.cfg Make sure Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is run from the ...
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How to automate conversion of dozens of JPG files to PDF [duplicate]

I need to convert dozens of JPG files into a single PDF file and then publish it on the website. I normally use Universal Document Converter. I open the folder with JPG files, select them all, send to ...
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1answer
21 views

Is there a way that two remote windows sessions sharing a mouse and a keyboard?

The question is somewhat tricky to you unless you know about virtual desktop environment Currently, my office is using several Ncomputing's L300 devices, thin clients, and sharing rss on the host ...
2
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1answer
23 views

Sharing Internet connection from a Linux VM to Windows

I'm looking for a way to share Internet connection from a Linux operation system like Ubuntu or Kali to Windows 8.1. what i'm trying to achieve is to use one of these open-source based WAN ...
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1answer
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Unset “Windows to go” on Windows 8.1

While trying to boot my Windows 8.1 OS I was able to make it seen as a Windows to Go OS, while now I moved back the HD internally. In order to enable BitLocker I need to remove the "Windows to Go" ...
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Moving data back and forth [on hold]

If I am moving data back and forth between hard disks very, very frequently, do I have to worry about data corruption (on modern HDDs)? If so approximately how much times do I have to move the data to ...

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