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Wireless network not working on some computers

I have a wireless router and I configured it to use WPA-PSK. The issue I have is that the wireless only works on my laptop. My roommate and another friend tried connecting to the network, they managed ...
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How can I optimize ubuntu desktop to run my webserver [closed]

I am using ubuntu desktop edition to run My drupal website on Intranet. I know for running web servers best thing to install is ubuntu server editions, but due to some problem i am using Desktop ...
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Windows 7 licence question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When installing Windows 7 or Vista, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? I run three computers through one ...
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Background Program Effect on CPU Performance

Below is a script that runs in the background and modifies the manner in which the backspace key works. It comes from the How To Geek. I believe the script takes ram from the computer, but does it ...
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Rack-mount Server With 1U

Rack-mount Server with 1U What is 1U ?
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How can I find out my WiFi adapter's MAC address on Ubuntu Linux?

What command can I enter in a terminal to find out the MAC address of my WiFi adapter?
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How to install the Windows 7 Canon CR2 (Raw) driver on a netbook or other low resolution device

When you attempt to install the Cannon Raw Driver on a machine with less than 1024x768 resolution you get the following error message I have a Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 with a maximum resolution of ...
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Custom Keyboard Shortcut to switch tabs in Photoshop on Mac

In Photoshop on Mac OS X I would like to program Command-Shift-[ and Command-Shift-] to switch between tabs (the different open files). I don't mind losing their functionality as Send-to-Front / Send-...
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Why is my subnet mask 255.255.255.255?

I have a modem which used for internet broadband and I got an IP address in the 'A' class 10.x.x.x and have netmask 255.255.255.255. What does 255.255.255.255 mean exactly? When I try to sniff with ...
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FTP Connection with a WAMP server

I downloaded and installed the latest version of WAMP package to my PC, and what I want to do is to connect it using FTP. How to do this?
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Spreadsheet forumula questions to pick a random DVD

I have a list of my (279) DVD’s in an OpenOffice Spreadsheet (version 3.3.0) on my Windows 7 laptop and I want to create a formula to randomly pick a film to watch (for occasions when I can’t make up ...
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How to keep memory consumption below 500 MB or less than 25 processes at background on netbook?

I bought a netbook yesterday, (I'm loving it) but I will never understand why they need to be a lot of processes running on background. I worry about other users who have no idea about it and continue ...
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Windows 7: app crashing/hanging on “save as” dialog

now this is really annoying - I'm having a global problem in Windows 7: when using the system's "save as"-file dialog, the main app will just hang. the mouse-cursor is showing progress, the whole app ...
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OS X - forwarding external port to local loopback address

I have an HTTP service bound to port 8000 that I want to access from another computing on the network, but I can't seem to connect using the external IP address of the machine (e.g. 192.168.0.105). I'...
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My Laptop (HP/Compaq 2510p) running ubuntu 10.04 LTS keeps losing the WLAN connection

I am using Wicd and can successfully connect to my ADSL router (Thomson TG 787) using WPA PSK. But with regular interval I lose the ability to connect to Internet. I can ping the GW and can actually ...
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Cron Tips for not running cron jobs on holidays (the monday of a three day weekend)

We have about a one hundred machine set-up with each machine running cron jobs like starting and stopping services and archiving these services' log files at the end of the day to a centralized ...
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Find libraries a binary was linked against

I know that there is a command that lists me the libs and respective versions a software was linked against. Something with ld or libtool? But I just cannot remember. Spent some time on google but ...
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1answer
359 views

TV and PC sharing USB external drive?

I would like to know whether it is possible to connect a LED TV and computer to a USB external drive at the same time? Ultimately it would mean nothing needs to be unplugged and I can enjoy media off ...
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Cisco AnyConnect not Working

I'm trying to VPN into work with a new computer. I get one of two error messages: "Unable to complete connection: Cisco Secure Desktop not installed on the client" or "AnyConnect is not enabled on ...
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4answers
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How to type greek letters and equations into evernote or any other OSX application

How can I type greek letters and mathematical equations into Evernote or any other OSX application?
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1answer
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can't listen to tips on bill Jelen podcast disc

Am using Windows 7-64 bit--have the bill Jelen disc with his podcasts on it. Can open the disc, select the podcast I want to listen to -it shows up on my screen but there seems to be no place to ...
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Replacing HTTP responses from a specific URL in Windows

I have some software which makes a request to a specific URL in internet and I want it to receive my custom response. Is there any software tool for that on Windows? Also it would be nice if I could ...
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Resolution of monitor is not supported by motherboard

I have Desktop with configuration Pentium 4,945 intel chipset board,dual booting with win 7 and ubuntu 10.10 (no graphics card) Recently i purchased Dell IN2020M 20" with native resolution of 1600x900 ...
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Has anyone heard anything about Mono and .NET 4 bytecode support?

As you know, Microsoft has released .NET 4, which compiles to different bytecode than .NET 2 (and 3, 3.5). I know that Mono uses the same bytecode format as .NET 2, meaning that, under certain ...
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Can I use the “start” command with spaces in the path?

I have a path like this: Y:\xxx\dd sss\aaa\ccc Y:\ is mapped to an FTP address. Now when I try to use start to open my folder I cannot. Command prompt makes mistake and goes to Y:\xxx\dd folder! I ...
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Can I place my Skype notifications on my secondary monitor?

I've just upgraded my Skype to version 5. I get the new notifications in the top right of my primary monitor. My main Skype window is always on my secondary monitor. I had a look at the options... ...
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Can I put my Skype notifications on my secondary monitor?

I've just upgraded my Skype to version 5. I get the new notifications in the top right of my primary monitor. My main Skype window is always on my secondary monitor. I had a look at the options... ...
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1answer
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Can the i7 980 be run in dual cpu motherboard?

I seem to have read somewhere that the i7 980 chip could be run on dual-socket motherboards, but I can't seem to find it. Can it ? My 980 needs a brother ;)
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489 views

built in webcam is not shown

Hi I am using compaq cq40 144tu notebook. i installed xp on it. i cant see any webcam in it. I reinstalled xp in my system,but there is no change in it. previously it done well,but now i am not ...
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What is the internet bandwidth requirement for audio video transmission in terms of quality HD video and Ultra sound with full duplex?

Assume, i have a software project, which will allow desktop user to another desktop user communicate (peer to peer), desktop user to multiple users (peer to multi peer). Confuse: If i use over ...
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2answers
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cannot access a NAS storage using it's name

My adsl box (the Freebox revolution of the french provider Free) has a hard drive inside which is accessible like a NAS storage. With my home computer, I can easily access the nas storage using \...
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Is it possible to combine two internet connections to increase performance?

I've got a small home network, 3 PCs plus a laptop or two when the relatives come to visit, connected to a single cable internet connection. Now, as soon as everyone starts using the 'net the ...
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Adding user to chroot environment

I've created a chroot system in my Ubuntu using schroot and debrootstrap, based on minimal ubuntu. However whenever I can't seem to add a new user into this chroot environment. Here is what happens. ...
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1answer
236 views

Portable Hard Drive- partitions

I just got my first portable hard drive (WD Elements SE 500GB USB 2.0) and I guess I'll be using it for quite a while. So, I just wanted to ask whether I should or should not partition the hard drive. ...
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XP, how to apply security to files, now have simple file sharing and can't access some files from other machines?

For a month or two now I've been using simple file sharing, for several months before that I didn't, then before that I had simple file sharing tuned on. So at the moment I don't have a security tab (...
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1answer
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ATA Security (Disk Password) support by Intel P67 chipset motherboards?

I've posted a question about securing data on a HDD, but I believe I won't get much answers, so I'm going on my own idea, that is to use ATA Security feature now present on most drives. My need is to ...
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1answer
244 views

internet explorer caret browsing gets enable after every refresh

i don't know what happend but on every window/tab i open, and on every refresh or link clicked- the caret browsing gets enabled automaticly what is the solution for this? --FIXED-- i enabled all ...
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Cloning a hard drive and using it to boot on a different system

Can I clone a hard drive and use it to boot on a different system? Windows XP, from Intel to AMD. I used HDclone and copied my HD. When I tried to boot up with the new hard drive in the AMD system, ...
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2answers
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Single UTP cable for both telephone and network?

Can a single UTP cable used for both telephony and network at the same time? As far as I know a UTP cable has 8 wires, the network jack requires 4 wires and the telephone jack 2 wires. Is this ...
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2answers
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reset router password without changing settings/get settings before reset?

I seem to have lost the router password to my wndr3700 and I need to add a new portforward to my already large list, thing is, I know I can do a factory reset, but that will also lose all of my ...
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2answers
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MacBook Pro can ping to hosts but not browse via WiFi

My MacBook Pro suddenly has a problem with it's WiFi connection. When the Macbook is connected to WiFi, I cannot browse to any website. I can ping on the other hand, so that is not a problem. The ...
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4answers
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Very slow Windows 7 on Thinkpad T61

I have a very strange problem with my fresh install of Windows 7 Profesional, 64bits on my Lenovo Thinkpad T61 : The overal performance is very slow, the disk is constantly spinning, even without any ...
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1answer
359 views

Firefox URL / link to a group of saved bookmarks?

In Firefox, you can easily save a group of tabs together. When (re-)accessing this group, the 'cascading' bookmark menu shows each individual bookmark (and under a line) it says "open all in tabs" I'...
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Utility to turn off laptop display

laptop: Alienware M17x I am using win+P to switch to projector only to turn off display (it's a tricky way, since there's no projector connected). And by press and key to turn on display. Since the ...
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1answer
551 views

auto copy newest folders and images in MyPictures folder to USB drive

I drop lots of photos in a day into the My Documents/My Pictures folder. I archive at the end of each day to USB drives, to be stored offsite. What I would like is someway to automate the process. ...
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2answers
539 views

Debian Lenny renders fonts awful (like a ransom note) with default Desktop install

I'm running up-to-date Debian Lenny for x86-64. I am using the iceweasel browser. I browse to the web page crypto.org/blog and see the following: Click for larger image It looks like a ransom ...
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1answer
49 views

Upgrade windows on a broken laptop

I have a broken laptop, the screen does not work. I have an external monitor attached. Will it be problem to upgrade to windows 7? Does the laptop screen absolutely need to work for upgrade?
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2answers
509 views

display and remove all chars > ascii code 127

How can I display and remove all chars > ascii code 127 from a file? file is unicode 16bit UPDATE Dennis has solved it but there is some interesting discussion about number ranges.
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1answer
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Comp turn on but doesnt beep and I get nothing on the monitor

My dad and I have been building a computer from scratch. The problem is that: 1) Computer turns on, the fans and lights go on, but we're not getting any beeps. 2) The monitor says, 'Auxiliary power ...
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1answer
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my explorer hanged after i install Internet explorer

After installing Internet Explorer, my Windows and Explorer hanged and my system crashed and only task manger is available

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