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Transfer Video to Sony Walkman NWZ-S544

How do I transfer an MP4 video file to my Sony Walkman NWZ-S544? It transfers but then I cannot play it because I get a "format not supported" error. The file I'm transferring is a standard MP4 ...
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Software for “OCR”'ing exact pixels from a photo of a videogame/pixel-art?

I am searching for software that can reconstruct the exact pixels from a photo of an old videogame or a piece pixel-art. The goal would be the re-digitalization of digital images that only survived in ...
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901 views

Oppening .QXD file on Ubuntu

I got an old qxp file created on a MAC with QuarkXPress. Is there any way I could open and maybe edit this file on Ubuntu? Tnx.
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PC connected to TV via VGA & audio in, plays Youtube videos ok but lags when full screen

I managed to connect my PC running Windows XP SP3 to my LCD TV with VGA and audio in for the sound. Everything seems ok, there is no lag with the mouse or when watching videos on Youtube, iPlayer, ...
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progress bar for Hibernation in Windows Seven

On XP, during hibernation a progress bar shows me how long I have to wait for completing the operation. On Seven, I see no progress bar and the monitor turn off at once while the OS saves the ram on ...
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Move Windows 7 installation to Mac Boot Camp

I'm thinking about getting a Mac, and wondering about my options for transferring my current Windows installation to a Boot Camp partition. Are there any tools that will allow me to accomplish this?
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Install OpenBSD from a USB flashdrive : “No OS” message on boot

I'm attempting to install OpenBSD on a fancy new home server equipment I just bought. I followed this guide to create a bootable USB flash drive from an OpenBSD VM I have on my laptop. But when I ...
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Importing VMware drive into VirtualBox drive

I have VMware on my Mac and it crashed. I am unable to access the files used by the VMware. So I downloaded VirtualBox and when I try to add the .vmwarevm file to VirtualBox it says that its unable to ...
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369 views

Detect and delete spam email with Mac/Mail software

I keep receiving the following email. It changes the sender, and contents a little bit all the time, so my spam filter doesn't filter it out. Is there any way to find this pattern to filter it out? ...
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1answer
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Recovering/Creating NewWorld Partition on Mac G4 (PPC) after botched Debian Install

I was trying to install Debian 5.04 on a Mac G4, and in typical geek tradition, I didn't RTFM. During installation, I nuked all existing partitions, creating new to my liking. But as I learned ...
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How can I read password protected Word files on OS X?

I receive Word documents by mail and read them using the built-in Gmail reader. Sometimes the documents are password protected and I need to obtain access to a Windows machine with Office installed in ...
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1answer
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Microsoft Outlook 2003: Multiple POP3 account trouble

I just created a new POP3 account in my 2003 Outlook. I checked the settings and the Inbox-Outbox are working well. However if I send from my standard Outlook POP3 account a mail to my second one, I ...
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3answers
802 views

Keeping shortcuts in Windows XP current (automatically)?

In Windows XP Pro (SP2), there seems to be no way to have shortcuts automatically updated so they can stay connected to their target files or folders after the latter have been moved or renamed. ...
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1answer
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How can you turn off alternate screen in OSX's Terminal.app?

altscreen is evil. If you don't know what I'm talking about, see this page for visual demonstration. Problem is, there doesn't seem to be a way to stop it with Terminal.app (under OSX), when you're ...
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Grant permanent UAC permission to one program? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Selectively disabling UAC for specific programs on Windows 7 Is there a way to grant permanent UAC permission in Windows 7 to a single program? I have an old program ...
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1answer
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Can I get a more portable receiver for my Logitech wireless mouse?

I have a Logitech Trackman mouse, which I love and would like to take with me on my travels. However, the receiver for this thing is highly unportable (for use on a train, for example): I know you ...
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Set default open-with app to a Python program on a Mac

I use the open source application UliPad to edit restructured text files (rst). It is a Python application that I launch via Terminal like so: python32 UliPad.py I have python32 as an alias to the ...
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How to use Motorola H390 Bluetooth Headset as a sound device on my laptop?

I've just bought a Motorola H390 Bluetooth Headset. I can use it with my smartphone (Nokia 5800 XM) and also with Skype on my laptop. Is it possible to use it as a headphone to listen to all sounds ...
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Cleanup Windows XP on netbook

I already moved all installed application software to drive D:, but C: (4&nnsp;GB SSD) is full since the auto update to SP3. I don't need or want things like Windows Media Player, Windows Messenger, ...
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1answer
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COMPAQ Tower No Signal to monitor

I received a Compaq tower: Compaq Presario SR1224NX Onboard VGA Windows XP SP2 from a friend. My plan was to turn this into an Ubuntu Server. It booted up with no problems even with the ...
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1answer
352 views

Pipe ex command into vim register?

I would like to do get the output of an ex command placed in a register. I know there is the :redir command, but that requires three commands to accomplish the task. Is there a native way to do it in ...
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1answer
134 views

Why is my Callout not hiding in Camtasia?

I am creating a video in Camtasia Studio 6. I created a callout in timeline. In the timeline it's showing that this callout will hide after 5 seconds. When I play the movie the callout is not hiding ...
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consequences of changing uid/gid on snow leopard

ok, so I introduced a Mac laptop to my home network of Kubuntu hosts and Fedora servers. Currently I don't have NIS or LDAP setup (I got only 2 users) and I just manually setup the UID/GID on the ...
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1answer
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Migrate Exchange 2007 Mailbox between Servers

I am using Outlook 2007 and Exchange 2007. I will need to migrate my Exchange mailbox from one server to another (different organizations), including all email, contacts, and calendar. I have read ...
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4answers
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How to identify what is starting a process?

On my XP machine, a python.exe process starts every so on which takes up 100% of my CPU. I have to kill it from the task monitor.. How can one identify what this process is and how you can disable ...
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Does linux have setup installs like on windows? [closed]

I was toying with Ubuntu and tried to download/install some apps, what a pain it was. I think the system they have in place for installing is too complex.
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1answer
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How do I stop iTunes from opening when I connect my iPad?

This is on Windows 7 x64 if that makes any difference. This related question says to Disable Automatic Syncing in the Preferences, but that option is grayed out for me. Is there a way to do this ...
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Mouse curser gets “weird” when I move it between different monitors

I'm using a Windows 7 64-bit machine with two monitors side by side. Sometimes when I have a fullsreen application running on my main monitor and I am moving the mouse curser between the two ...
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1answer
524 views

ASUS P6X58D and 12 GB of RAM

I just assembled my new PC and it screams, BUT it's only recognizing 8 GB of RAM in BIOS and OS rather than the installed 12 GB. In the BIOS the RAM was registering at 1066 MHz so I set it to 1600 ...
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Almost all of my programs arn't recognized anymore

I had a virus on my computer and was able to remove it, however, now almost all of my programs won't work. Even trying to open freecell pulls up the "select a software to run this in" window. I can't ...
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Migrate wireless settings from xp to windows 7

I'm trying to migrate the settings of my old machine (Win XP Professional) to the new one (Win 7 Professional) and I would like to keep my saved passwords for various wireless networks. How can I ...
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How to keep program running after SSH disconnection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Keep a program running after closing a console, after the program has started How can I use ssh to run a command on a remote Unix machine and exit before the command ...
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3answers
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How to use ack to search for file name

I have started using ack which is much faster than grep. However using ack I want to search for file name rather than file contents. Is there a way to do that?
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How to create an image of my OS X drive and restore it later like Norton Ghost or DriveImage?

I have a stable OS X installation on my machine. I want to create an image of it and be able to restore it later when needed. Is there a way I can do this in OS X? How can I restore the image later?
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3answers
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How to solve “command not found” on Ubuntu bash shell?

I am very new to Ubuntu, struggling to find the proper command to install Zend Server on my Ubuntu 9.10 Server. After downloading the ZF Server and extracting it, I try to run this command: ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu hard disk getting SATA errors

I am getting "UNC" errors on a hard disk on Ubuntu 9.10. It slows down my system, applications have not been responding for a long time. But when I mount the filesystem on another computer, it works ...
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3answers
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Is there a way to avoid Wacom Control Panel to stop showing in certain cases?

This is the problem: Suddenly, you double click on desktop Wacom tablet settings icon, and it won't show the dialog. It appears to be loaded as it's shown down in the Windows taskbar. I suspect it is ...
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4answers
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How can I free memory on linux

When I use top to see memory usage, I have 65gb ram but only 1.3gb of it free and remaining is shown as used. When I ran my program It gives memory insufficiency error. Although no other program is ...
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2answers
334 views

Show the key presses of shortcuts on Linux

I'm about to hold a course for learning Linux. I'd like the participants to see what keys and key combinations I press. Is there anything like Mouseposé for Linux?
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1answer
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Users and Groups management on 7 Home Premium [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Local Users and Groups Management on Windows 7 Home? I recently upgraded my home PC from Windows XP Pro, to Windows 7 Home Premium. Since Local Users and Groups is ...
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3answers
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How do you copy raw Microsoft Word fields codes to another text document?

Is it possible to copy text from a Word document containing field codes, so that when asted into another application, the FIELD CODES REMAIN AS RAW TEXT. i.e. something like This is about whales { ...
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1answer
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Get Excel not to equally space values along the y-axis

I am graphing the height above sea level obtained by GPS at 12 measuring stations, which are distributed along a straight line but NOT equidistantly. Excel does a nice job of creating a suitable Y ...
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3answers
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Real performance gain from faster IDE or SATA hard drive?

How much of a real-world performance gain would you expect from: replacing a 5400rpm IDE HD with a 7200rpm IDE HD? replacing a 5400rpm IDE HD with a SATA-150? It's assumed that the drive in ...
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4answers
97 views

application that copies all links in a web page

I have to download something and those 100+ links to megaupload are all in the same webpage. Do you know of a better way of copying those links instead of copy and pasting them one by one? So that it ...
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1answer
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How was the first compiler compiled?

This has always racked my brain. Compilers compile code. I imagine that the compiler is coded. So to actually run the code for a compiler, you'd have to compile it. How was the first compiler ...
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2answers
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Installing a bundled set of multiple apps automatically and silently

When I install Windows, I like to deploy a set of the same apps (for example, Firefox, Chrome, Trillian, 7-Zip, etc.). I'd prefer to have a way of doing it all in one sitting, and I seem to remember ...
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1answer
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Quick and dirty user management service for Linux VMs?

Background I have a home server running Debian, and a workstation that runs various VirtualBox VMs (mostly Linuxen but some Windows). At the moment, I'm creating my main user account anew for every ...
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1answer
303 views

Windows 7 64-bit. Fresh install on fresh PC fails with BSOD

I've built a new machine: Asus M4A785TD-V EVO OCZ DDR3 PC3-12800 (2x 2GB) AMD Athlon II X4 630 Box AM3 I tried memtest with hiren boot CD (tested only 3GB) and showed no error. Then I tried the ...
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1answer
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Contacts Issue: Google Contacts, Nokia 5800 And Outlook, Sync and Images

this is a multi-question, so please, feel free to answer just one or all of them. My actual situation is: Google contacts sync with Nokia 5800 using MFE(google sync), using google's fake "exchange ...
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putty external text editor?

I'm new to ssh and linux in general. I've got putty set up and I can connect to my server and list files and everything. I'm wondering how I can edit a file using notepad++ (or another editor). Is ...

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