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How can I use the pipeline output from different commands inside a custom bash script?

I have this simple script: #!/bin/bash # This command removes the last "\n" (line feed) character from the file specified as parameter # # Params: # $1 [FILE_NAME] - the name of the file to trim if ...
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VPN/PureVPN = make some apps connect directly to internet (whitelist?)

I've been using a VPN service (PureVPN) and it works great. However it makes all my connections go through the VPN tunnel - w/c makes my regular browsing and downloading slower. Is it possible to ...
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Worked but started to crash

So i followed direction in changing the coding and everything worked properly for a little while. Reason i did this was to speed up my computer in which it did, but once i began opening up multiple ...
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Shockwave Flash not responding

When I am trying to load video from multiple site i get the notice "A plug-in (shockwave flash) isn't responding". I have looked up solutions on multiple forums and sites and nothing has worked for ...
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Delete files I found on pc

I somehow found a file IconCahe.db, data base file; it contains 5,744 KB (looks a lot to me?). Should I delete it? Sorry I am a70 year old man with basic badly informed on computers, thanks
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found a bunch of DO_NOT_TRUST_FiddlerRoot personal certificates installed on my system

I was looking at my personal certificates in Google Chrome and found a bunch of DO_NOT_TRUST_FiddlerRoot certs there. I don't know how these got there. Should I be concerned?
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HP CQ 42 laptop won't boot (black screen)

My HP COMPAC CQ42 laptop, windows 7 installed, stopped booting. Yesterday, I was working on a project and laptop was on battery. I put the pc on sleep mode, and after ten minutes tried to use the pc ...
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Nothing is possible again with VirtualBox

I updated the latest version so that nothing is possible. I followed the instruction and removed the faulty update, then nothing is possible. I followed the instrcutions in this thread, and then ...
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VMware Workstation 11 console fonts

I have installed vmwware workstation 11 on Windows 8.1. I have created a virtual machine and I am trying to install CentOS 6.5 into it. The issue is the display on the console which is very small. I ...
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Grub Rescue Mode

I was trying to partition my C drive into two drives using an external tool which then asked me to restart the system. But as soon as I restarted, grub rescue shell opened instead of the grub menu. ...
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IPv6 unreachable until restart interface

IPv6 works just well in most time, but everyday 's midnight, our network is cut up by school to force us go to bed, and recovered at next day 's 6am. This is done, in my guess, by justing power off ...
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for loop stops batch script

ok so been playing with this script and for some unknown reason it always crashes out (exits the prompt) when the script reaches the for statement, however if i simply copy and past these commands one ...
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Do I need a Windows 7 SP1 key to use an SP1 installer?

I'm performing a fresh install of Windows 7 Pro on a machine with an associated product key, but there's no longer a windows partition (can't create a recovery cd) and I don't have the installation ...
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CHROME SETTINGS: Change the homepage and search engine settings in Google Chrome V39

I need to setup Chrome so that the homepage is that of the schools website and the search engine is that of the schools custom one. I know I can sign in to all the computers to sync the the homepage ...
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not to safely remove non-spinning drives will damage the hardware?

I know that if we disconnect a spinning drive without safe remove, the computer may be writing some data on it and it's spinning, so it may get damaged. But is it necessary to safely remove a flash ...
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Download speed vs SpeedTest results

I'm currently subscribed to 500M fiber package with Asus AC68U Router and Asus PCE AC68 dual band network card. I'm connected on the 5ghz band and pinged over 250 Mbps download speed results on ...
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VPN and MPVS Host file

I was wondering if anyone can tell me if my MPVS Host file (for add blocking from sites) will conflict with Private Internet Access VPN I'm about to purchase? I find the host file blocking is very ...
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How accurate is Windows Power Plan timers?

I configure a power plan to put system into sleep in 2 minutes, and then apply the plan. I observe the system sleep time from the last keyboard or mouse input, and the results vary from 1 min 40 s to ...
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Reformat USB with unrecognized partition

I have a USB drive, and I used Debian Linux to flash it with a bootable version of Linux. However, now Windows won't recognize it anymore. It shows up in Disk Management like this: But if I try to ...
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Allow Tampermonkey scripts in ScriptSafe in Chrome

I am using Google Chrome with Tampermonkey and ScriptSafe extensions. ScriptSafe blocks all the scrpts installed in Tampermonkey. I am wondering if there is anyway to make ScriptSafe to allow ...
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Someone is using my IP address and changing things [on hold]

It looks as if someone is using my IP address, going into one of my work programs and changing things. How can I research this and see who it is?
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1answer
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Add button to copy Excel rows

I want to add a button on a row in a spreadsheet that copies the contents from one cell to another if and when I click the button. I already have found the code to do this, however, I want to be able ...
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2answers
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VirtualBox: ifconfig does not show my ip address

I recently installed centos7 onto virtualbox. I enabled bridged networking on adapter 1 (enp0s3) on the virtualbox manager, to bridge my wireless adapter on the host. When I type ifconfig on the ...
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.NET framework Error message: Unhandled exception/Faulted state

I am getting an error message while trying to re-download the DVD burning software that came with my computer from DELL.com. An error message comes up, and the download won't initiate. Any help ...
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need help understanding nameservers

I have a dedicated server and I'm trying to learn Cpanel. I have CentOS 6 with Cpanel Installed. I have multiple Ip Addresses also. I have setup my 2 nameservers on Cpanel, for ex: ns1.mydomain.com ...
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Determine ambient temperature from health monitoring sensors

Is it possible to determine the ambient temperature from the health monitoring suite on modern motherboards that among other things can track the CPU temperature?
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Where should one start with learning about managing Python?

I'm learning Python as part of a project I am working on (not for school, but this knowledge will probably come in use in grad school at some point) and the coding is going well enough, but managing ...
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Gnome Terminal tab completion placing text in odd areas

Using tab completion in gnome-terminal appears to be placing text in odd areas, such as to the left (on top of my prompt) or above, sometimes. Here is an example of what happens when it places it over ...
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Remoting into an iMac from a Mint1 17 computer

My father was using an old iMac ( not sure how old ) before he passed on. He took care of it completely. Now his widow is using it to keep in touch with people. She is in her 80s and not all that ...
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Remove Recent Places from Windows 7 Favorites using Batch or Registry?

How do you remove the Recent Places shortcut from the Favorites side bar in Windows 7 using a batch file or from the registry? For example, when running a batch file to configure, add, and remove ...
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what did libsdl2 bring vis-a-vis libsdl 1.2 specifically towards graphics?

From what little I understand libsdl2 made it lot better to do gaming than libsdl 1.2 . But I have not understood the changes they have bought. I am not a programmer but an end-user. Could someone ...
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Counting the number of comments that have no reply in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is there any way to count the number of comments that have no reply in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Will using an external hard drive for gaming affect its lifetime?

I've got a nice little 1TB external hard drive (not SSD) that runs off of a USB 3.0 connection. I enjoying playing some games from time to time, but unfortunately they use up a significant portion of ...
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windows 7 ultimate intel core duo 32 bit [on hold]

i need help my cd/dvd drive is really good its not reconizing blank dvd-r but when I put data on them on another computer it will read in the one that's having problem reading blanks It can read every ...
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1answer
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unetbootin windows 7 boot-loop

I created a windows 7 usb stick with unetbootin on ubuntu. When I restart the computer from usb, I get to a screen with only one option: 'default' and a contdown for 10 seconds. When I choose this ...
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NetworkManager timeout and “ip-config-unavailable” on Ethernet

I cannot get this laptop, Craptop, to connect to the Internet using the eth0 interface, but it can connect using the wlan0 interface. NetworkManager, managing eth0, times out when trying to find a ...
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How to Block chrome://extensions/ URL?

How can you block the Chrome URL: chrome://extensions/, such that no modifications can be made to chrome extensions (enabling/disabling/removing/etc.) by anyone without a password? What I've Tried: ...
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Reading Image Metadata to a variable in Matlab using exiv2

I need to extract the exposure time from an image metadata into a variable in Matlab. Mathworks is discontinuing the use of exifread() in favor of imfinfo(). However Imfinfo does not display ...
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Windows 8.1 Acer - Photos are square

I was running XP on my former computer and my photos were non-squared. Now that I have a new computer with 8.1, my photos are all squared. Why, and how do I view them non-squared again? My television ...
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Is Intel HD Graphics suitable for gaming?

Im trying to buy a laptop for gaming purposes. I want to play games like Skyrim etc(So kinda new games) on the laptop but I have no knowledge about video cards. Everywhere I look I find Intel HD ...
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how to setup (x) to (x) + 1 ÷ 5 + 3 calculation in excel?

I have been given an equation and also the correct calculation. However trying to set it up in excel is not matching the desired result. I am unable to figure out if i do not understand the equation, ...
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1answer
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How to make Facebook defaults the viewer video in HD

On Facebook, some videos are with HD enabled automatically by default, while others are not. I uploaded some videos, and would like that my viewers see it with HD turned on by default. I want my ...
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Samba fileshare can't be seen by Win7

I'm a novice network admin who was tasked with setting up a real simple file server for a non-profit I volunteer for. The problem is that I'm not very familiar with Linux, and for a number of reasons ...
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What to do as port forwarding can't see ipv4 in ipconfig?

I am in Austria and my cable operator is now changing IP from v4 to v6. On their homepage I can read every updated router have both (public v6 and private v4). When I run ipconfig I can only see my ...
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Using author description for resources listing blog

I know it may be the wrong place to ask this question but I didn't find the right place to ask it. I'm working on a new blog that collects resources for web developers like lists of available CMS, ...
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Mac .bash_profile.save How to make it run by itself / where to actually change paths

trying to change my path for Ruby / SASS. I have always used a file in my home called '.bash_profile.save' In there I have the export paths which work fine but only when I run: source ...
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How do interfaces work with in a VPN (en 0 & tun 0)

VPN noobie here with a general VPN question. I have just installed a vpn on my mac. When i opened wireshark to check what was going on in the VPN i notice that two interfaces are at work. One ...
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RDP Wrapper Library by Stas'M and multisession

http://stascorp.com/load/1-1-0-63 I'm using this patch to enable RDP on Win7 and enable multi-loggon to the 1 account for 2 users. But there is some problem. When i connect to the 1 account when other ...
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Mapping one IP address to another in the 'hosts' file [duplicate]

The hosts file (%SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts) lets you make google.com point to, for example, 127.0.0.1 on your local machine, but what if I wanted to make, say, 192.168.1.5 point to ...
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costumising sh behavior using prerunning script (like rc file)

my university has a linux server which we (students) can connect to and run staff. the default shell for this server is configured to be 'sh' (chsh command says "user does not exist in /etc/passwd" ...

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