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show keys pressed in linux

in windows there is a program called keyboard jedi that shows what keys are pressed on the keyboard. is there an equivalent for linux?
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teamviewer remote reboot and logon in windows user

I am trying to remotely reboot the computer to which I am connected to but there is a problem, this computer has an account set (with a username but no password) to which I am connected (among other ...
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1answer
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Microsoft Excel 2010

I want to subtract four cells in excel from one specific cell but only if any of the four cells have a value. More specifically in my case the formula in cell L2 is currently ...
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How do we get statistics from a continuous ping in PowerShell?

In Windows command prompt, when you Ctrl-C out of a continuous ping, the terminal will display the statistics: Ping statistics for ::1: Packets: Sent = 6, Received = 6, Lost = 0 (0% loss), ...
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No Internet connection on VM

I cant seem to connect to the internet on my VM which is running Windows 8. I followed most of the instructions that I've found on google or youtube but it didnt seem to help. I can have a wired or ...
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Setting up nfs between Fedora 21 server and Rasperry Pi running OpenELEC

I'm trying to set up a home network to share my various audio and video files to different media server machines. I currently have a machine running Fedora 21 which hosts all the files that I want to ...
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1answer
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Use mingw-get to install du

Does anyone know how to use mingw-get install to install the unix du command? I couldn't find which package to use. mingw-get install du does not work. This is with 32 bit MinGW/MSYS from mingw.org ...
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1answer
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Shortcut toolbar windows 8.1

How can I create a shortcut toolbar on my desktop, in windows 8.1 ? http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/create-a-shortcut-toolbar-on-the-desktop
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What 'low level' tests must be passed by a GPT disk before it can be accepted as such

(The following has to do with a data disk pure and simple (i.e. with no operating system installed on it).) Before a data disk partitioned according to the GPT partitioning scheme can be accepted by ...
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2answers
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Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to less than 20 MB

I use email with outlook 2013 and imap to my godaddy webmail which is unlimited. I keep getting this error - ""Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Email is too large, limit size to ...
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Can't ping localhost/or reach locally hosted domain

I can’t reach a locally hosted domain, and in testing I have discovered I can’t ping localhost or the actual IP either. The OS is Windows7 64bit, Pro. DNS works, I can ping others on my network, ...
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1answer
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How can I remove the 'Deltahomes' virus from my browsers?

I am unable to remove the 'deltehomes/istart123' virus from my browsers. I have followed instructions for Chrome,but this time it's not working!(that's changing new tab address etc) Last time,I simply ...
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1answer
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Does Limewire, Baearshare etc have a database?

I just found out that people are sharing songs that I created using programs called "Bearshare" and "Limewire". I always thought that these programs would search for music on thepiratebay, isohunt, ...
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0answers
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How do I stop the Now() function from updating everytime I open the file?

I need it to automatically grab the value of current time at a particular moment when the user does a specific action (like pressing a button maybe). The thing is, I need it to keep that value of ...
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0answers
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Accessing an nginx webserver on CentOS7 VM hosted on Virtualbox in Windows 10

Setup: A single CentOS 7.1 VM running on a Windows 10 Pro server (preview version 10074), inside Virtualbox 5 beta 4 (also tested on 4.3.8). Using nginx/1.9.0, to serve static HTML files. The VM is ...
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0answers
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Visual Studio across two drives, one drive failed

Recently my D: drive hard disk failed, Visual Studio 2013 update 4 was installed there, but of course VS also took 10+ GB off the C drive where the OS (Windows 8.1) is for its installation, basically ...
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1answer
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Explorer.exe COMRuntime error: unexisting user can't get access permissions to COM server

since explorer has no appid, it's not possible to find relevant DCOM component in Component Services. I tried editing access rights in Elevated-Unelevated Explorer Factory component and editing ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu router setup guide iptables rules

I'm trying to figure the meaning of the iptables rules in Official Guide for Setting up a Ubuntu Router. For example, *nat. I can not find anywhere on the internet that has *nat for iptables. *nat -A ...
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3answers
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How to boot from USB on ASUS X551CA?

This laptop - Asus X551CA, does not have any optical drive, and I am trying to boot it from USB, so I could install an OS to it, because its newly bought and has no OS in it. My USB is perfectly ...
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0answers
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Static coming through speakers

I'm having issues with a static noise coming through my speakers. The noise is in general quite quiet, and most of the time cannot be heard unless no other sound is playing through the speakers. It ...
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Check for a failed copy with scp

Is it possible in my code to verify if the file is well copied or not ? ssh -t root@$machine -x "sshpass -p 'ubuntu' scp -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -o UserKnownHostsFile=/dev/null /home/MyFile.txt ...
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Can I transfer my openSUSE live USB to another HDD?

I have an bootable openSUSE live USB on an 8GB USB stick (Very Slow/FAT32). And I have a 2TB external HDD (Faster/NTFS) which is 50% used. Can I transfer my openSUSE live OS to my HDD without ...
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0answers
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PC turns off in 30 sec -1 min

I have a gigabyte motherboard 2 GB ram memory an iBall power supply unit dual core CPU and a Seagate hard disk. The entire assembly has been working well for the past 9 years on an iBall cabinet. ...
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Sharing internet to multiple LAN connections

I am running windows 8.1 My problem is I have 4 LAN ports, out of them 1 is for the internet and other 3 connect separate hub/switch specifically. I want to use that 1 internet connection with other ...
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0answers
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Why doesn't visual studio 2015 RC compile properly?

I downloaded Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 RC after using Code::Blocks for a long time. To test it I just created a simple Hello World program, but it won't compile properly. This is the output from ...
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1answer
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I keep getting unresponsive script error in firefox for jQuery script

Yesterday I started getting unresponsive script errors like 6 times a day. And I know it has something to do with jQuery because I always get this in the error report: Script: ...
0
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0answers
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Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX?

Where to put a configuration file with password/acess token on OSX without versioning on a dotfiles public? Example dotfiles: https://github.com/alexandref93/dotfiles ...
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1answer
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How can I get libatlas-base-dev version?

I have installed libatlas-base-dev on my Ubuntu Trusty Tahr: sudo apt-get install libatlas-base-dev Which command can I use to get the version of the library installed?
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Wireless TV — is this a misnomer? [on hold]

It seems to me that the term "wireless" TV is a misnomer. After much discussion with my TV service provider the TV set must be connected to the set top box (In my case a Cisco ISB7105 STB) by way of ...
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Broken Directory Icon Overlay Image

How would I go about tracking down the cause of (what looks like) a broken directory icon overlay? Here's a screenshot of what I'm talking about I've had a look at the ...
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2answers
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Is it safe to install two different VirtualBox Guest Additions at the same time?

I was wondering if it is safe to install both Windows and Linux versions of VirtualBox Guest Additions? I searched around in google but couldn't find an answer. I need to make a vbox image that ...
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0answers
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Setting up a custom keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to unmount/detach an external HD?

As there is no option to safety remove an external HD (the unmount leaves the disk still spinning), I installed udisks. The following code in the terminal successfully unmounts and powers down the ...
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0answers
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Cannot mount /dev/sdb1, getting a bad option, bad superblock error

Trying to mount /dev/sdb1 on my linux server and I am getting the following error. Here is the output of the mount command as well as mount, lsblk, and fdisk -l. I see in fdisk -l that dev/sdb shows a ...
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1answer
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Disable Virtual Consoles

We have an embedded Linux system running Redhat 6.5. We would like to disable virtual consoles, so the user is unable to navigate away from our application. I've found some references to editing files ...
2
votes
4answers
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Memory Leak in Firefox?

After using Firefox for several days without restarting, my memory usage is extremely high. I have around 40-50 tabs open. Just now my memory usage was over 4gb and Firefox was extremely slow. After ...
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4answers
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Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute

My laptop screen goes black after about a minute of inactivity. I've already tried setting the Screen Saver to anything other than Blank and increasing the Wait but it still keeps happening. Also ...
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votes
1answer
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Automatically get screenshot from computer

Is there a program for Windows that uploads a screenshot (preferably to an iOS app) when you request one (e.g. when I'm not at home and want to know what's currently going on my computer's screen, but ...
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computer won't POST / locks up

A few months ago I cleaned my computer out by removing the heatsink and CPU and applying new thermal paste, etc. I blew everything out with air, and so on. Now the computer won't usually POST unless ...
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0answers
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unexpected EOF while looking for matching `"'

JACOB=192.168.1.66 ZAC=192.168.1.65 echo "Type someone's name, or type ? to list options." read OPTNAME if [ $OPTNAME = "?" ]; then echo "Jacob's Computer: Type 'JACOB'" echo "Zac's ...
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Why does Windows keep resetting BCDEdits

I have this Windows 7 machine. System Reserve is C: and main partition with OS files is D:. I used BCDEdit to set {default} from the C: to the D: rebooted 3 times and no issues. A day latter it got ...
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0answers
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how to see all connected clients to a router/modem including linux and windows pcs

I have an ADSL+2 router and a couple of computers including an ubuntu box, a raspberry pi and an old win7 pc. win7 and ubuntu are connected via wifi and raspberry pi via cable. Now I'm wondring how ...
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1answer
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How does VLC play youtube videos?

How does VLC open and play youtube videos? If you press Ctrl+N and enter the url of a youtube video, it loads for a few seconds and then plays the video. How does it parse the HTML code?
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1answer
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Why does this LibreOffice spreadsheet display a number as “TRUE”

I copied the problem into this sample spreadsheet Cells A1 and A2 should both display numbers, but one displays "TRUE" instead of a number. If I go to "clear direct formatting" on A2, it will display ...
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1answer
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How can I open (pdf) attachments in Gmail without downloading first?

Until a few weeks/months ago I was able to open PDF attachments in Gmail straight away but it seems that's not possible anymore. Old workflow: open email click on "View" (not "View as HTML", that ...
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1answer
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What is the difference between Virtualbox .SAV and .VDI files?

I thought that VDI is virtual disk image, and then I learned that it is also used for snapshots. So I opened the snapshots folder and found a bunch of VDIs. So far so good. Then I read somewhere that ...
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Lost WiFi connection after Windows 7 - intel driver Centrino Wireless N1000 Update - How do I restore the driver?

I was updating my computer; hp Pavilion dm4, Windows 7, 64-bit operating system. I got an error stating "Intel driver update for Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless N1000" could not be updated. I tried to ...
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Can I send audio from OS X to Windows over the LAN?

I'm sharing my keyboard and mouse from my Windows 7 desktop to my OS X laptop with Synergy, which is great. I wear headphones all day, and often don't notice things happening on my laptop because I ...
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0answers
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Local Proxmox KVM Network Connections Taking 30+ Seconds

I have a machine with Proxmox and a bunch of KVM VMs, when I attempt to connect to a web address it takes 30+ seconds, when I try to ssh directly to a VM, it takes 30+ seconds... Im betting there is ...
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1answer
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Both ctrl keys not working

I've recently got Win 8.1 p\Pro and a new keyboard and mouse(Slimstar c110). The keyboard worked but suddenly both of my CTRL keys aren't working. I tried doing tests and doing shortcuts but they ...
0
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1answer
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USB 3.0 ports on newly built PC don’t recognize USB 3.0 devices

I have recently bought and built a new PC: Windows 8 Enterprise x64, and Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 motherboard. Now that everything is put together and installed I am facing only one problem. I own an ...

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