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Is there a google talk client for Google Apps for Domains?

We use the free google apps for domains. I was wondering if and how to use the GTalk client for google apps for domains ? I can currently use my gmail ID with gtalk but if I want to use my google ...
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2answers
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ssh, “Last Login”, `last` and OS X

I have hit the googles as much as I can on this, being specific to OS X, I am not finding an answer. Nothing is wrong, but curiosity levels are high. $ssh foobar@lan-connection.local Password: Last ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How do I stop word from reverting back to Japanese input automatically?

My office word 2003 keeps changing the input back from English to Japanese when I do something like type backspace or click around in a document... I know there is a way to stop it from doing this, ...
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3answers
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Midnight Commander (MC) installer for Mac OS X

I use MC on Windows and Linux and would like to use it on my Mac. Can someone point me to an URL where I can download a binary setup/install?
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1answer
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How can I configure country code in wireless WEP communication? [closed]

I need to configure country code between my wireless communication points. I am using madWIFI, wireless tools and hostapd set up in my ap(board- Linux OS(2.6.10)) , and am using OLITEC stick USB ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Understanding top output in Linux

I'm trying to determine the CPU usage of a program by looking at the output from Top in Linux. I understand that %us means userspace and %sy means system/kernel etc. But say I see 100%us. Does this ...
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1answer
681 views

Internal USB A Female to motherboard 4-pin that mounts internally

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a product like this but that is physically mountable internally rather than on a cable? I'm planning on building a super low profile "gateway" pc that is dedicated to ...
1
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1answer
383 views

HP Laptop recognizes hard drive just long enough to install windows

I have an HP laptop, DV6500 (CTO). It refused to boot one day, so I ran some diagnostics (a friend lent me "Hirens Boot Disk", "UBCD" and "PC DR 6"). Everything passed, except for the hdd. I ...
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3answers
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Automatically mounting windows share in Fedora 12

I'm trying to automatically mount a windows share in a Fedora 12 instance (FC12). When I manually mount things work: mount -t cifs //nas01/servers -o username=guest,password=myPassword ...
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8answers
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How do you use 4GB of RAM? [closed]

I have a Quad Core Intel PC with 4GB of RAM - I've been using it over a year to run web server stress tests (ab.exe -n 5000 -c 500), encode HD video, play games, open dozens of tabs in multiple ...
5
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1answer
3k views

Custom per-site stylesheet extension for Firefox

I'm looking for an extension what will apply a specific stylesheets to specific websites. For example googlestyle.css would go with Google.com and superuserstyle.css would go with superuser.com.
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1answer
5k views

MS Access 2003 - Format a Number with Commas AND Auto-Decimal

On a report I have a control bound to a column that can have up to 3 decimal places. I want the number to format with commas separating thousands and millions, but I also want the number of decimal ...
1
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4answers
197 views

Is there a way to send contents of a web page you are looking at via email

We live in a place where we have a slow internet connection and get charged per MB. We have unlimited access to email though. Is there an easy way for somebody to send us the contents of a web page ...
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1answer
266 views

Alternatives to Altaris/Symantec SVS

I use an old copy of Altaris SVS (link to lifehacker - Symantec gutted the old Altaris website) for testing applications - it lets me capture the changes one executable makes, or changes to a whole ...
3
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3answers
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Will a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop work without a battery?

If you remove the battery from the 1525 and use only the power adapter, will the laptop work? Or does it need the battery in there for it to turn on? I'm looking for authoritative answers with some ...
4
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3answers
119 views

New computer crashing

I've just built a new computer and it crashes occasionally - it just switches off and then restarts and I'm not sure about the best way to diagnose the problem. All the components are seated nicely ...
11
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3answers
8k views

How do I make ALL pop ups in Firefox open in a new tab rather then a new window?

I'm running Firefox 3.6.3 on Windows 7. And I still got some pop ups in new Windows (particularly the problem always reoccurs at one website)
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160 views

Recommended apps for securing/protecting a new desktop machine install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What are some “must have” Windows programs? What are some “must have” Mac OS X programs? Free antivirus solutions for Windows I'm hoping to ...
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0answers
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What software supports full multisession CD burning on windows?

I know, that beating Nero in this field is very difficult. I have looked through best software listed in wiki, also checked the related posts here and here: most of the software either allows you to ...
1
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1answer
578 views

Tools to partition dynamic disk

I have a 1 TB hard-disk with windows 7 pre-installed. I would like to delete, resize some partition and create ext3/swap partitions to install linux. Which tools are available for this ? I tried ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Where does the “Character Map” program executable reside in XP?

Where does the "Character Map" program executable reside in Windows XP? I want to point a short cut to it. I did so via right clicking on the menu icon, but when I try to use it, I get the message ...
1
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1answer
905 views

Installing BBC iPlayer Desktop

I'm trying to install the BBC iPlayer Desktop version so I can catch up with a couple of programmes offline, but when I go to the installer here I get a message which says installation failed. There's ...
0
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1answer
977 views

Can't access internet with 32-bit browser(Chrome, FF, IE)! The 64-bit version of IE on Win 7 works fine

I had installed Kaspersky AV 2010 two days ago. Everything was fine until I was not able to access the internet a few minutes back with the 32 bit browsers I have installed - Chrome, Firefox and the ...
0
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1answer
5k views

What is a DART Iframe? [closed]

This Google page refers to a "DART Iframe". Does DART stand for something? I seem to be missing some crucial piece of cultural understanding.
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4answers
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How to remove album art from a file in Windows Media Player 12

Windows Media Player 12 (Windows 7) has added some very wrong album art files on some of my files. How can I remove the album art without having to replace them?
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5answers
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How to use Seagate hard drive for both Mac and Windows

I recently bought a Seagate for Mac 1 TB external hard drive. When I connect to my MacBook through the FireWire, it works fine, but I also have media on my Dell laptop which is running Windows Vista. ...
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1answer
198 views

C++ Style Comments for Microsoft Word 2008?

I would like to be able use some sort of C++ style commenting for Microsoft Word. E.g. If I have // line of text the entire line should be a comment and should appear in a different colour. Same ...
1
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1answer
77 views

Consistent newlines in FTP mode for text files?

I use Linux for hosting and editing code, but there are others at work that are using Windows. Sometimes they make the files have \r\n in them, and it's causing problems with version control. Should ...
4
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1answer
565 views

Setting filesystem mounting umask on OS X

(Using Snow Leopard.) When I plug in a flash drive formatted with FAT32, the permissions on all files on the drive are set as 0666; between colored ls and my obsessive-compulsive nature, this is ...
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2answers
1k views

Is there a normal search in Windows 7?

Which basically mean where I could specify more than just a file name;
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2answers
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Making the “Select a file to preview” pane disappear in Windows Vista?

How do I make it go away? It's always locking my files just because I have the damn file clicked! It's in the file explorer.
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2answers
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Can I use only a HDMI monitor?

I recently found out there are such things as PC monitors with TV capabilities (or TVs that can be PC monitors), and the idea kind of tickles my fancy. I'm thinking of getting one of these gadgets, ...
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2answers
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Linux: No fonts match '9x15' when starting emacs

I get the message No fonts match '9x15' when trying to run emacs and a linux box. I messed something up a while back, but I do not know how to fix this issue. Any ideas?
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2answers
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Why is my screen not turning on after building a new computer?

All the BIOS beeps are solid, everything is looking good. I have built computers in the past and everything looks solid with this installation. Is there something that I need to do to get my screen ...
2
votes
1answer
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How do I make more available space on a Time Machine hard disk?

I upgraded my MacBook Pro to Snow Leopard, and made some other changes that have caused my next Time Machine backup to be quite large. Previous to the upgrade my backup drive had filled up, so Time ...
2
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2answers
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should i install LVM in ubuntu server?

should i install LVM in ubuntu server? i have only one primary partition. what happens if i dont install it?
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3answers
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Editing/Saving Files live on unix server

I can connect remotely to my unix server via SSH, both ftp and shell mode using port 22. However I am not able to do so in Visual Studio. I want to be able to edit files live in a GUI interface. Any ...
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2answers
129 views

Bazaar merge identical files

I have two Bazaar (bzr) repositories that have very similar content. I'm trying to identify the differences and incrementally synchronize. My current strategy is to bzr add files to both repos and ...
2
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1answer
175 views

use network drives as mount points during installation?

is it possible to use network storage locations as mount points during installation? cause i want to separate system (ubuntu) with data (personal files). eg. if i have 5 computers i don't want to ...
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3answers
329 views

C++ program to make linux Ubuntu clone windows partition?

I want to write code in Dev C++ so that when i execute in Ubuntu 8 , it clones my windows 7 from D: partition to its child partitions E:,F: ... i have made my partitions of equal sizes and i have ...
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3answers
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Computer Turns on Briefly then right back off again

So yesterday I came home from work and went to turn my computer on....it turned on for about 5 seconds then promptly turned right back off again...before I ever saw anything on the screen. I tried ...
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2answers
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different folders in a partition as mount points?

i want to have 2 partitions. one is called system. the other is private. in the private partition i've got some folders i want to mount into system as system folders. folders in private: - www - ...
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1answer
234 views

Find BIOS update for HP Pavilion xt966

I installed FreeNAS on a HP Pavilion xt966. Every three seconds or so I message comes up on the console. acpi_tz0: _TMP value is absurd, ignored (-270.2C) From what I have been able to find this is ...
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3answers
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why is 64 bits version called AMD64 and 32 bits version called i386?

I have never understood this. This is what i know: 64 bits OS if you want to handle more than 2GB RAM. Else, 32 bits OS. So on Ubuntu's homepage you can download either 64 bits or 32 bits. But the ...
0
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2answers
236 views

Where is debian storing its network settings?

I have a debian machine that is supposed to have a static ip, but insists on getting its address from the DHCP server. Here's this settings file: $> cat /etc/network/interfaces # This file ...
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2answers
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Disable window highlight in Mac OS X

I clicked on something and now all my windows have a black boundary around them whenever I focus on it. This happens on menu bar items as well when in focus. How do I remove it?
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2answers
91 views

deleting first user from Ubuntu install

I noticed that the username I used to install Ubuntu got added to a bunch of groups in the /etc/group file. I'm getting rid of unneeded accounts. Would anything break if I removed that first ...
14
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1answer
11k views

ubuntu: amd64 vs i386?

cant understand what these are even though i've read articles about them. does it has something to do with 32 bits and 64 bits CPU? so why is it saying "AMD"64 and "I386"? AMD is a label just like ...
3
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3answers
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VLC Media Player + Hardware Acceleration

How can I tell if VLC is using hardware acceleration? I usually get around 20% cpu usage when playing h264 video which seems a bit high. Here are my specs: Windows 7 ATI HD4670 Phenom II x2 550
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5answers
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ubuntu 64 or 32 bit for macbook/vps?

i've got macbook pro and wonder if i should use 64 or 32 bits ubuntu server? and then i've got a vps not hosted by med. how do i know what version to choose? how do you check how many bits your cpu ...

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