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Determine when reboot required after patching from the command line?

After ssh'ing into a box and using yum or apt-get to patch, I would like to determine when a reboot is required. It would be incredibly helpful to know so we can schedule a reboot in a maintenance ...
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Which is more secure, legacy RDP encryption or SSL?

Windows offers the option of using either RDP encryption or SSL (TLS 1.0) to secure a remote desktop connection. Which option is more secure? Given the recent discoveries, is TLS 1.0 still secure in ...
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Windows 7 Hard Drive Related Black Screen

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and a few days ago I started noticing the hard drive making the distinctive tick associated with some sort of fault. I ran dskchk (with both options enabled) but it took ...
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0answers
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OWA signature image not sending

A user's email signature includes an image under Outlook Web Access. This image can be viewed when looking at sent items under OWA, however the image is missing when the same email is viewed on a ...
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how to remove all files that created n minutes ago in linux

I guess in most cases when extracting a tar achive ,we will get a directory with the same name as the archive file but different suffix. but in some unlucky case, as I met today, after extract a tar ...
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2answers
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How to ssh between a cluster of Vagrant guest VMs

I have 3 Ubuntu 12.04 VMs configured with bridged networking and setup with Vagrant. I can access all of them from the host using "vagrant ssh", but I can't figure out how I connect from one guest VM ...
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0answers
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Virtualbox Popup Info after mouse is captured

As of this posting, Virtualbox pops up a pretty big info screen saying lots of stuff about mouse capture/host key stuff. In my haste, I clicked to not show this popup, but I'm kind of regretting that ...
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1answer
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Aptitude aborts automatically after running resolver

I'm having some issues with aptitude. I'm attempting to install all the fonts available in the debian repos, but apt-get doesn't seem to like the command apt-get install ttf* (its conflict resolver ...
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Description text missing from google search

As you can see, descriptions are missing from google search. This only occurs on a certain google account which I am signed into (I've cropped that from the image for privacy). If I use incognito ...
0
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1answer
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Avoid ffmpeg re encode using complex filter

I have a list of ts files that will be concatenated to being trim later and encode it in mp4. All of it is working ok... however the problem I have right now is the file is re-encoded... and that is ...
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1answer
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Did my computer unlock itself?

I woke up around noon to find my computer unlocked, despite having remembered locking it the previous night and not using it since. I checked the security log, and saw a "logon" event from 11:16 AM. ...
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1answer
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Can't start mongodb by launchctl on OS X Yosemite (10.10.2)

I've installed mongodb 2.4 via homebrew: brew install homebrew/versions/mongodb24 Then I've made a simlink to the config provided by homebrew: ln -sfv ...
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2answers
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Why doesn't OS scan work against your own machine?

When scanning with nmap using the -O or -A flag, nmap tries to determine the OS of the target machine. Putting the question of why you would want to scan your own machine for OS aside, running OS ...
0
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1answer
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Windows 7 user cannot connect to mapped drives over VPN

I have a user that when connected to domain using the windows 7 VPN client, cannot access any of her mapped network drives. I know it is not a DNS issue because I can ping the servers the drives are ...
0
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0answers
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Strange results in AIDA64

I have laptop that has overheating troubles. When I run AIDA64 extreme (trial) edition system stability test, the cpu (core i5 M 480) goes from 58 C temperature to 100 in about 2-3 seconds. After ...
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Cannot get audio input of Soundblaster HD working

I have a Creative Soundblaster HD which has a RCA output and a RCA/Phono input. I have connected my smartphone with the audio input of the USB soundcard and the RCA output of it is connected with my ...
0
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0answers
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Maximus vii hero Ram Frequency

I have an ASUS Maximus VII Hero board and a Core i7 4790K. My RAM is Corsair Vengeance 1600 MHz (o.c. 1866 MHz in board) and my doubt is... since the board supports only 1333 and 1600 Mhz (stock ...
0
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1answer
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Why is my Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 no longer recognized?

Last night, after a year of continued and problem free use, I discovered that my computer no longer detects my Scarlett 2i4. My DAW (Ableton Live 9.1) says that no audio devices are detected and even ...
2
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3answers
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iptables firewall only allows internet traffic if source port of 80 is allowed

I am configuring an iptables firewall, currently just to allow http and https traffic. It is working but under a particularly strange rule - I must allow incoming connections with a source port of ...
2
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0answers
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Standard user in Win7 can't reconnect to network drive after logging off

I have a user on Win7 Enterprise with a mapped network drive. It uses credentials for a user account on a different machine. At fresh start up, I can log into Windows, open the network drive, and ...
2
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1answer
506 views

How do I disable automatic hyphen correction in OS X 10.7?

How do I disable automatic hyphen correction in OS X 10.7? When using the spell checker in Apple Mail it is always prompting to correct my hyphens to another one which is essentially similar but ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 VM on Windows 8 Hyper-V - No Network Connectivity

I have been attempting to connect my Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine to the internet. I have been searching and found some information but have not been successful so far. I have also tried Linux Mint ...
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2answers
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How to Make Chrome Not Load Tabs Until They are Selected?

I have over 20 tabs opened in Chrome and need to restart browser from time to time. This browser does not have option similar to Firefox's "Do not load tabs until selected" loading tabs only after ...
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1answer
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shell standard streams redirection order OR 2>&1 1>/dev/null vs 1>/dev/null 2>&1

Can somebody please clarify differences? Is some of those considered as best practice? If I remember correct I somehow on SO read that this 1>/dev/null should precede this: 2>&1 ls -al ...
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1answer
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How to find out who (what process) is starting another process?

So no matter how many times I kill exim4 it immediately comes back to life. I have stopped the service and everything but something is bringing it back to life and using it for spamming. How do I ...
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0answers
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Setting virtual terminal to support 256colors in Arch Linux

I have Arch Linux setup on an old laptop without X-Windows. Running a colortest shows that the terminal doesn’t display all the colors. How can I change the settings so that I can use more colors? I ...
0
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1answer
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What’s eating almost all memory and swap in this Linux machine? (not buffers/cached-related)

I have a Linux machine that reports almost all of its memory and swap are in use, yet I can’t identify any processes using a significant amount of memory on the machine. We are running Linux kernel ...
2
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9answers
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Command to search programs in Linux

Do you have any easy idea to define some alias in .bashrc for finding some command that you want to search (when you forgot its name) in your machine, visiting all "bin" directories, maybe using ...
3
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1answer
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Visual Studio 2012/2013 Express offline installation/activation

One of my computers is not connected to the internet. Right now it has Visual Studio 2008 Express installed which doesn't require an internet connection at all. Can I install and activate Visual ...
4
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2answers
3k views

Start specific virtual machine in VMware in Unity mode on host startup

When I boot up the host computer I'd like the VM to boot up too and enter unity mode. Both OS's are Windows 7. How can I do this?
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2answers
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Control tempo and/or pitch in Spotify? [on hold]

I'm a guitarist who wants to learn songs by slowing down the tempo and changing the pitch if I need a different tuning. Is there a plugin or tool I can use to change the tempo and pitch of songs on ...
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votes
1answer
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A newly opened tab in Chrome will sometimes close at random

I've got a very curious problem in Google Chrome that's been giving me trouble for the past month or so, and I don't seem to be able to find a solution anywhere. Upon opening a new tab, there's a ...
0
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2answers
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How to make sure that repositories added to Linux Mint are safe and secure

I’m using the latest version of Linux mint which based on Ubuntu, I have installed many programs by adding a new repository to the list of checked repositories. Now I’m worried of how safe these ...
0
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0answers
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Linux machine with RAID 1 not booting after failed drive

I'm a Linux noob troubleshooting a machine that is no longer booting up. Originally it had two drives installed in RAID 1 and one drive failed. I took the good drive out and made an image of the ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

Factory reset for Canon MF4690 ImageClass?

I have a Canon MF4690 ImageClass. It has a lot of issues working with SMB. I've already tried to use the web interface for it which crashes after a few page views. I have called Canon support several ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

List Mapped Drives of All Users

I often have to replicate the mapping of drives of one machine to another. While I know how to easily output the data for the CURRENT user I have not found a way of doing this for others who are not ...
1
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1answer
520 views

How to use “Used Disk Space Only” encryption in Windows 7

I'd like to know if Bitlocker's "Encrypt Used Space Only" feature in Windows 7 can be tuned to speed up the encryption process, for instance by tweaking the registry or adding services or packages. Is ...
1
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0answers
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Start QuickTime and set camera to iPhone from command line

I'm attempting to start QuickTime from AppleScript and select the camera of my iPhone like I do from QuickTime. I can't seem to make it change the camera. The script I have now is: tell application ...
4
votes
5answers
6k views

Browsing Audiobooks on an iPod Nano

The sitation: I've got a stack of audiobooks in MP3 format in my iTunes library, and both an iPhone and an iPod Nano. After this question, I've changed the Media Kind for the audiobook MP3s from ...
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0answers
24 views

Why is netcat's bash server so ugly for client?

I started server like: nc -l -p 3333 -e /bin/bash Then I connected as client: rlwrap nc localhost 3333 Why is netcat’s bash server so ugly for client? Without rlwrap I cannot even use arrow ...
2
votes
1answer
63 views

batch file runs fine manually, but line that launches exe fails when batch run in task scheduler

I have a batch file (below) that works perfectly when run, however, when I set up the bat file in the task scheduler it ain't working right. The task scheduler does indeed run the task successfully, ...
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votes
1answer
28 views

How to fix no power on laptop ACER 4736z

how to fix it? my laptop not display if you turn on it. . .if i try to on. .have light at ON button but no display. . .after that. .after a few seconds going to off again. . .please help me sir. . ...
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votes
2answers
300 views

Get row number for the row matching multiple criteria in Excel

I have 2 worksheet that work together. Worksheet "Application" has a DATE column, a CODE column (a single digit number), and a VALUE column with a dollar value. Worksheet "Scheduled" also has a ...
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0answers
7 views

Running Python scripts in Chrome on Windows 7

I would like to run Python scripts (.py files) in Windows 7 Enterprise WITHOUT downloading anything, since I am at a school library. After some research, I found some Chrome apps that CAN run Python, ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Synchronize lyrics to music in a video

I am wanting to create a video which plays a song in the background and as the person is singing, the screen will display the lyrics. Very similar to a karaoke disc (CD+G) but the song needs to still ...
1
vote
1answer
12 views

Solaris virtualization-zones

In the context of virtualization in Solaris, could someone provide a short description of the following: Zones Kernel zones Branded zones Non global zones
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0answers
15 views

What RAM can I add DDR3 1066 MHz, 1333MHz, 1600MHz? Asus, Crucial, CPU-Z

I would like to know what DDR3 Ram my laptop support. AND HOW CAN I BE SURE THAT THE RAM IS WORKING ON MY LAPTOP? THE PROBLEM IS THAT MY LAPTOP HAS 2x2GB DDR3 1333 so why on ASUS page is 1066 and ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

How can I clone an entire drive to a smaller drive w?

I have a 1TB hard disk which is set up as MBR with 3 primary partitions. The sizes of the partitions are exactly 250GiB, 250Gib, and 192GiB, respectively. The remainder of the drive is unallocated ...
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0answers
19 views

Share WiFi Over WiFi

I have 2 WiFi adapters on my laptop (internal + external -Alfa -) how can I share the alfa wifi ? I mean I don't have Ethernet connection so I want to share the connection that I have on the alfa over ...
0
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0answers
6 views

Problems with Chrome and Opera

I have been having more and more problems with Google Chrome. I try to open my webmail (charter.net) and it always locks up when logging in. Just shows a plain white screen. I tried using Opera and ...

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