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Run a batch command for every file in a directory

I have a Java program working with this syntax: command.jar namefile I have to run this program for 1600 files in a directory. How can I run this command for every file automatically? Is there a ...
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Intel Core 2 duo / AMD athlon X2 parallel processing capability

Does Intel Core 2 duo/ AMD athlon X2 really have 2 separate processors? i.e are they capable of doing real parallel processing? What I don't understand is the difference when somebody says Cores or ...
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alternatives to tera copy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Intelligent file copy/move software ? Are there any free applications in the internet that functions like tera copy. Or could you recommend what you use for faster file ...
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how to scan firefox addons

I've recently red about firefox addons which makes the system vulnerable to security threats. And I also red that some antivirus software couldn't see it as a threat. Do you know of any workaround in ...
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Dynamically sizing a rectangle to the width of the containing text in Illustrator CS4

Hello Experts! How do I create a rectangle with a text object inside, so that the width of the rectangle elastically reshapes to the width of the text (rahter than the regular text-wrap in shape ...
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monitoring and blocking network traffic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitor all and any internet traffic from my home PC - what should I use? Which is the best program for monitoring and blocking network traffic through Local network ...
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Google Apps email keeps bouncing back

I use thunderbird. My email is a personal domain one set up on Google apps. It has been wonderful yet recently when i emailed news@members.babbel.com the response message i got was Technical ...
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Emacs check syntax of file before saving

How I can prevent Emacs from saving my buffer when it contains syntax errors ? It would by especially useful for editing source code. I'm writing some source code into the buffer, hit C-x C-s and ...
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1answer
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Batch file - copy file from parent folder - why the cmd file closed adter the run?

I'm using this code to copy files from the parent folder. But as soon as the code finish the execution, teh CMD window is closed. So I cannot read the result to see what the problem is. Here is my ...
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Best Practices for Renaming Program Files?

I do a lot of bouncing between cygwin and Windows command shell, and I always end up in pain from miscellaneous space and/or parenthesis issues (MS you really killed me with "Program Files (x86)"). ...
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Automatically generate thumbnails for all subfolders of a directory in Windows 7?

Is there some way to get explorer to generate thumbnails without actually having to navigate and scroll through every folder? All I could get was a command prompt script that would load an explorer ...
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How to record a macro in PowerPoint 2007

I want to create a following macro in PowerPoint 2007: Add specific animation to selected object, pressing hotkey. I already enabled Developer page, but I can't find how to record my actions and ...
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how to install windows 7 from hird disk from H:\Setup7

i have 2 hard disk and now i using windows 7 and old windows xp in another haskdisk in patition C: and datain D:, E: i would like to install new windows 7 and not have dvd drive but hard disk have ...
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1answer
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How do I turn off macbook laptop screen when external monitor is connected?

How do I turn off laptop screen when external monitor is connected? Turning brighness down to zero is not any good as windows will keep popping up on external screen. Closing the lid and hoping it ...
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setting chmod 700 with Windows 7 permission

Its hard to explain but basically I have a folder on a partition which I made myself the owner of. Basically I want (in Linux/chmod terms) 700 permission on it. Problem is: 1) I don't know how to ...
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can i swap the CTRL and ALT in KDE?

Does anyone know how to swap the Ctrl and Alt keys in KDE? To me it seem like the Alt key is better positioned to be used more often for stuff like the Ctrl-W or Ctrl-S. There is no way to press the ...
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2answers
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linux: how to run aria2 or wget only through eth0

I have a computer under Linux with several network cards, for example: eth0, eth1, eth2, eth3. Is there some way to run any downloader, like aria2 or wget only through one interface, for example eth0? ...
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3answers
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phppgadmin page works on server but not from LAN

I have installed PHPpgAdmin in ubuntu. If i use http://localhost/phppgadmin then it works if i am at the server But if i use from LAN Http://ip -- works Http://ip/phppgadmin-- don't work It says ...
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How to remove a directory which looks corrupted

I am using Ubuntu 9.10. When I examine a directory, it shows as '?' for user/ownership. How can I remove it? -rw-r--r-- 1 hap497 hap497 1822 2010-01-28 22:48 IntSizeHash.h d????????? ? ? ...
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Minimum specs needed to run 1080p HD movies?

I was wondering how low you could go with hardware that would still be able to smoothly run HD movies. My current plan is around $215 CAD w/o a hard drive: Intel Pentium 4 @ 3.2 GHz - 1GB DDR/SDRAM - ...
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Change SystemDSN to FileDSN for 100's of MS Access and Excel Files

A particular team in my office uses 100's of Microsoft Access Models. They all connect with the database using SystemDSN and, the name of the SystemDSN is hardcoded in the Microsoft Access Models. My ...
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1answer
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Split a directory based on the filename prefix

I have a very large directory with probably millions of small files in it. It's taking forever to run ls on the directory. Is there an easy script that I can run to split the directory into smaller ...
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2answers
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How can I play an .swf file using Google Chrome?

I have a *.swf file, and I don't have flash player installed on my Windows XP machine. Is there any way to play the .swf file using Google Chrome or is there any web app that allows me to play .swf? ...
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1answer
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Home network (Vista) access IIS localhost from another computer

I have two computers on a home network. One is a development machine, testing sites on IIS (http:// myclientsite/). My other computer (Laptop) is connected through a wireless – it can access shared ...
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1answer
755 views

Why does imovie freeze everytime I select videos from iphoto in the events library?

I am trying to use imovie to make a movie and it used to work perfectly for me. I haven't used it in a while and I have added some new photos and videos to iphoto since the last time that I used it. ...
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1answer
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Installed IE8 & SP3 on XP now I can't HTTPS from any browser

The computer is Windows XP Professional SP3 with IE8. On the Tools > Options > Connections the "Settings" is GRAYED OUT (I am an admin on the machine) Any browsing of https:// addresses results in ...
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CPU on ubuntu goes crazy

I am running ubuntu 9.10. At the sudden the CPU goes crazy and when I do top, it is used by a command called 'dd' and it is run by USER 'root'. It keeps going to for > 15 minutes. Can you please ...
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Lossless video editing on Linux?

Is there a simple Linux program that allows for video editing without reencoding? All I want to do is extract the video between time T1 and T2 and write that to a new file. All my searches are ...
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1answer
456 views

I recently attached an external HD with eSATA in Windows 7. When I try to enable ReadyBoost, I click Test in the device Properties and nothing happens. Why?

There is a Test button on the ReadyBoost tab within the device properties which, according to help I've seen online, should test my drive's speed and display the results and whether or not I can use ...
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2answers
765 views

loud fan on laptop

My laptop (hp dv6500t) fan is really loud! What can I do to decrease the sound? I checked the bios with no options and I can't used speedfna because it doesn't work. Can I chagbe it's faN Edit: I ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X: which folders should ClamXav Sentry watch?

I'm using ClamXav on my Mac. I've read this, and I am aware of the whole Macs-need-no-AV-but-they-do-anyway discussion. I guess that's why I would feel like a real jerk if I somehow managed to ...
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Upgrading Windows 7 on a new Netbook - Problems

I know this seems like a repeat of a question but i didn't get a clear answer from reading the other questions so im going to ask mine and hope i hear back good news. I bought an Acer Aspire one ...
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How to create a filesystem mountable by windows in linux?

I have attached an external USB disk to my debian gnu/linux system. The disk showed up as device /dev/sdc, and I prepared it like this: created a single partition with fdisk /dev/sdc (and some more ...
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How to record screencast on Linux with mouse clicks and key hits shown

Basically I'm looking for an application to record a series of tutorials for a program I wrote. It's important to show the actions like mouse click, mouse right click, and all what's coming out from ...
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2answers
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Mac OS X applications downloaded from Internet stuck with “circle with diagonal line” icon

After I've downloaded an application from the Internet and dragged it into my Applications folder it is shown with a "prohibited" crossed out circle icon. When I click on it the first time I get a ...
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Why did my laptop turn off?

Normally I can slip my running laptop into a backpack, go somewhere, and if it's no more than about half an hour later, it'll still be running. At the destination I plug in the AC power unit and all ...
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2answers
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How to repeat commands from history in ksh vi-mode

Say I have a hundred commands in my shell's history, and now I'd like to repeat commands 74 through 78. In the emacs mode of bash/ksh/zsh, I would navigate back to command 74 then hit Control-O on ...
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2answers
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Why use Google Apps Sync for Outlook to sync email?

I currently use Outlook 2007 against an Exchange server for my email and will be moving to Google Apps. There are a number of ways to import your existing email and calendar entries into Google Apps ...
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2answers
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Best way to add a 3rd monitor to an nvidia gtx 260 setup?

My current Windows 7 machine uses a 27" HP 2709m monitor (1920x1080 resolution) and a 19" dell monitor (1280x1024 but turned sideways) connected to an Nvidia GTX 260. I've just been given another Dell ...
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Is it possible to resize the existing mac partion

I have existing MAC partition of 16GB. But my hardisk is 40GB. I want to increase the size of MAC OS . I have created another virtual disk of 30 GB which is appearing on MAC as well. BUT what should ...
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Word 2007 files on emacs?

Is there a word-2007 mode for emacs?
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1answer
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Why does my ethernet connection keep re-connecting, only with Windows?

I'm using Windows 7, and I have several computers on my network. For some reason, the network connection keeps disconnecting and immediately re-connecting. Infact, it may just be refreshing the DHCP ...
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2answers
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Taking a screencast in Backtrack 4

I'm working on a tutorial using Backtrack 4 Live USB, and I would like to take a screencast of what I'm doing (not just screenshots) So far I have tried these application with limited success: ...
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1answer
549 views

Extension or settings in Chrome that syncs settings and extensions?

I use Chrome at home and the office, and I was wondering if there is an extension that will sync not just my Chrome settings and bookmarks, but also my extensions and their settings between computers ...
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0answers
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Sharing file in windows xp (sp3) to other computers in the workgroup

Right, I know it sounds easy, and it's likely to have an easy answer but here's my scenario: I have a computer at the office running windows xp with the service pack 3, and my boss asked me to share ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to undo edition of command in Linux (Ubuntu) terminal?

Is there any way to undo edition of command in terminal? E.g. I have a long string which I edited before running a command, and I want to undo some of those edits before pressing ENTER.
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iptables syntax to forward remote desktop requests to a virtual machine on CentOS host

I can rdesktop into a VM running Windows XP hosted on my CentOS 5.4 machine from the hosting machine and work just fine using the private address (192.168.122.65), but I now need to allow remote ...
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4answers
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Two computers in a workgroup, A can see shares on B, but B requires user credentials to see shares on A. What haven't I set?

I have two computers. Lets call them A and B. Both are on the same Workgroup (at least I think they are as far as I can see the workgroup names match). Both are running Windows XP Pro SP3. B is fully ...
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2answers
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is there a way to mute all sound comming from a tab in firefox?

is there a way to mute all sound comming from a tab in firefox? i want to be able to play games in my browser while listing to music on itutes without the sound overlaping.
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1answer
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How to check if your ISP does video throttling?

I’ve recently changed my ISP and noticed that I no longer can watch video sites like YouTube in real time; I need to wait for buffering first. On both ISPs, my speed was same 5 megabits per second. ...

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