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EFI VMware Virtual SCSI Hard Drive (0.0) … unsuccessful

I installed VMware-workstation-full-8.0.0-471780 and created a new virtual machine with OS X 10.6.6 with 4 GB RAM 1 Processor 40 GB Hard Disk (SCSI) and General: Guest Operating system: Apple ...
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Cannot reliably automate xrandr settings in Debian 7 on VirtualBox

Although there are several existing questions on the matter (from which the most helpful answer is this) and various threads on other forums, I cannot reliably set my xrandr settings in Debian 7 on ...
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how to enable inline javascript autocomplete in eclipse with aptana extension

Background I have Eclipse. I have installed the Aptana studio plugin for Eclipse. I am editing an HTML file. JavaScript auto-complete / content assist only works half of the time: Eclipse won't ...
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Jenkins realtime console output for parallel threaded fabric command

We have a Python fabric command that runs in parallel across several hosts, something like this: $ fab --hosts=prod1.server,prod2.server,prod3.server --parallel copy_cache This will copy cache to ...
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Hang on jabber-connect in emacs

I use jabber.el to connect to my work chat server from within emacs. This was working until recently, but now when I run jabber-connect it hangs after prompting for my JID. Emacs locks up until I ...
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Error from egit installation

Just installed a fresh 32 bit copy of Java and Eclipse. I'm now trying to add egit for the first time, following the instructions here (using the main repository). I receive this error when I try to ...
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Windows 10 no longer allows dragging pseudo-maximized windows; is there a solution?

Under Windows 10, I can no longer drag around a window that is pseudo-maximized. For example, a Remote Desktop window that is 'maximized' to its maximum size of 1280x1024 (per my .rdp file) must be ...
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Google Chrome not able to identify my webcam

Chrome has suddenly stopped accessing my camera. Whenever I go to a website that tries to use my camera, I see a text that says camera : none available When I go to media settings, I see that Chrome ...
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How to disable alternate buffer in GNU screen itself but not for vim, less inside it?

What I would like to accomplish is mouse wheel scrolling behavior that I'm used to in a regular ssh session. In bash prompt mouse wheel should scroll my terminal output, and inside less/vim - the ...
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How to disable the animation when activating fast user switching in OS X Lion?

I really loathe the cube animation when using fast user switching. Is there a way to disable it?
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gedit indent guides

I would like some indent guides for gedit. This is very useful in python code. I couldn't find such an option in the settings, nor a plugin to add it. Does anyone know how to make such a thing ...
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Windows 10 Remote desktop not working properly (The Remote desktop services is currently busy)

I have four machines running Windows 10 Pro, all upgraded from Windows 8.1. I use mstsc to remote between them. When I do this several things commonly go wrong. The first workflow 1a) On first ...
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Context menus in Windows 10 are blank most of the time, but third-party software context menus are fine

Something weird is going on with context menus in my Windows 10 installation. They look like this: In the first day after installing it happened 2 or 3 times. But today, It's almost 99 times of ...
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Computer no longer POSTs after enabling secure boot

I just installed Windows 8.1 and I decided to take advantage of its secure boot support. I went into my BIOS (latest version), selected Windows 8 as my installed OS (the BIOS has a setting where you ...
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Why does Dropbox show sync of files that are not mine ?

Why does Dropbox show sync of files that are not mine ? In the image below, the top item is my file, the others ex. i-didnt-feel-appreciated--blabla, etc are not mine. However when checking my ...
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Windows 7 Fonts Folder Corrupted and Crashes Windows Explorer

I'm using Windows 7 (32-bit). Every time I open the Fonts folder, Windows Explorer crashes and restarts. The Fonts folder has no icon: If I open the Fonts folder: If I try to open "Change Font ...
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Windows 10 gesture to switch between virtual desktops

Windows 10 introduces virtual desktops, some sort of equivalent of Mission Control on OS X. You can switch between the desktops using the Task view or using Ctrl+Windows+Left/Right. But I have been ...
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110 views

Clear find results on every new find in Sublime Text

Is there a way to clear results every time I do a new Find in Sublime Text (version 3 for this case)? I dont want to have an history of what was searched before in the Find results tab.
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How to create a Call Diagram for Excel macros?

I have an Excel file with multiple VBA-Macros. For documentation purposes I want to create a UML Call Diagram, or similar that represents which macro calls which other one. Is there a way to ...
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Modify Okular highlight to automatically copy highlighted text into comment

Despite what old SE questions state, the PDF software Okular can now write annotations directly to the PDF. This makes it very useful in conjunction with Docear for annotating academic literature. ...
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Force file link to open as a preview in [new] tab (instead of downloading)

Sometimes you want to follow a pdf/image/etc link and actually see it in the browser instead of downloading it. In my most recent run-in it was with a screenshot on a Mantis server I'm using. When I ...
6
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0answers
577 views

Connection timing out when connecting to Milter service

I'm using a VPS with CentOS 5, containing Postfix and OpenDKIM. I have set up OpenDKIM using this guide. Everything seems to work properly as the log in /var/log/maillog does not report anything other ...
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Windows 7 putty unable to connect, but works in safemode

Ok so I have been trying to get putty to run on windows 7, with very little luck. Here is the event log from putty: 2012-08-09 15:23:28 Looking up host "redacted ip" 2012-08-09 15:23:28 ...
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Chrome: Autocomplete not working on particular input fields

I've run into an issue in Chrome where autocomplete will remember the history of most input boxes, yet fails to save any history in one particular field. Firefox was able to successfully save the ...
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Win10 Cortana failing with “Activation of app […] CortanaUI failed with error: The remote procedure call failed”

Last week I upgraded from a clean Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 Pro (64 bit). Immediately after the upgrade I did a Windows Reset to get the clean install feeling. Unfortunately my Start Menu is ...
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Too Much Hardware Reserved Memory

Background My parents have a Gateway lx6810-01 that had 32 bit Windows Vista Home Premium. It has two 4 GB sticks of RAM installed (GSkill F3-10600CL9D-8GBNT), totaling 8 GBs. The RAM came with the ...
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How do I make my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer work on linux?

I have a Lenovo Y50 laptop which has a subwoofer integrated that works on Linux Mint 17.2, only if I download HDA Analyzer and change with it: PIN 0x17 -> Widget Control -> Check OUT and Uncheck ...
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Suspicious behavior from explorer.exe

The explorer.exe process on my computer is repeatedly trying to connect with some kind of remote host, I do not know exactly what this process is trying to do. Why do I suspect Explorer.exe ? First ...
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0answers
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IIS blocks certain keywords in DokuWiki

When I try to use DokuWiki to create some pages with SQL examples, if the SQL statement has stuff like select drop table and some other certain keywords, trying to save the page returns a connection ...
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votes
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211 views

<noscript> is triggered for no reason in chrome

I think I found a bug in chrome and I kind of have no idea where to post but it may as well but a mis-configuration on my part or something. Here is the issue. I'll include a screenshot which should ...
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Cisco VPN client on Windows 10?

I have been able to get the Cisco VPN client, the one which goes by the name vpnclient-winx64-msi-5.0.07.0440-k9, on Windows 8.1 x64 machines. Now I have a Windows 10 TP machine. Has anyone ...
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Acrylic DNS Proxy not resolving

So I recently had an update issue where I landed up downgrading to Windows 8. As I need to do my work, I have re-installed my XAMPP server as well as Acrylic DNS Proxy. Unfortunately, Acrylic is not ...
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ACDSee does not show categories of images

ACDSee shows special blue bookmark icon above image thumbnail, meaning this image belongs to some category: Unfortunately, this category is not highlighted in the category list, and this is not ...
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votes
0answers
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No browsing issue on PPTP VPN Server on CentOS 6 64bit

I am trying to setup a VPN server in CentOS 6 64-bit. I used the first 4 steps of following document to setup the server in How-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp. And I successfully managed to setup ...
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votes
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Rebuilding FakeRAID RAID 5 with new disk, no partitions show up, invalid PMBR

I have a RAID 5 array with 4 2TB disks on a HP Z800. One disk failed and was swapped out for a new one. I went into BIOS Intel Storage Matrix Utility and set the Array to rebuild with the new disk. ...
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votes
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Filtering in foobar2000 (show .flac if available else other format)?

I would like to know if it is possible to filter albums with conditions in foobar2000. Here's an example. For this artist I have an album twice, one is in flac and the other one is in mp3, I like to ...
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votes
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Is it possible to connect 2 separate VPNs?

I have to connect to a VPN that uses PPTP, and unfortunately PPTP doesn't work so well on many mobile networks, so I'm trying to come up with a solution to this. I only ever use the VPN for SSH access ...
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votes
0answers
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Computer wakes from sleep instantly. No lastwake information

My parents' computer wakes instantly when put to sleep. It spins down and then starts a second later. There are no devices set to wake, lastwake gives no information, eventvwr is empty, and the power ...
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votes
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Why is Chrome inconsistent about showing Upload Progress?

Sometimes when I'm uploading a file in Chrome, a small status bar message appears on the bottom left of the window, saying Uploading 23%... and so on, until the upload is finished. But sometimes this ...
5
votes
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594 views

Mac OS X Force Internet Sharing Traffic Through Proxy

I have Internet Sharing set up on my Mac OS 10.9.5 machine, sharing my Ethernet connection to any devices connected to the created Wi-Fi hotspot. I'm looking for a way to force all that traffic ...
5
votes
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Perf samples too long, lowering kernel.perf_event_max_sample rate to

My machine freezes from time to time and I can get it working back by pressing the space key. I have this problem since two weeks now, but it was just once per day max. Now it's starting to be many ...
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votes
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Excel 2013, can data be re-sorted automatically?

Is there a way to re-sort automatically? I have automatically updating cells and depending on incoming values the rankings change. I am looking for a way to have the table resort automatically ...
5
votes
0answers
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How to move Mint transaction data to GnuCash

Online financial aggregators are great for getting transactions from all of your accounts into one place, but the accounting tools they provide are pretty minimal. I'm a Mint user, and I like the idea ...
5
votes
0answers
146 views

VirtuaWin - Show window on 2 out of 4 Desktops

Is there a way to configure VirtuaWin (http://virtuawin.sourceforge.net/) so that a window is displayed on more than 1 desktop, but not on all of them? For example I want to show Visual Studio on ...
5
votes
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107 views

OpenSearch in Firefox

I am looking for a way to add a Chrome/Chromium-like behavior to Firefox. Using Chrome you can press Tab when opening a web page using the location bar, and then search the site-specific search engine ...
5
votes
0answers
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How can I launch Chrome in kiosk mode in a Windows 8.1 kiosk (assigned access) account?

We are trying to set up a web application in a kiosk mode using Chrome in Windows 8.1. I have been able to create an "assigned access" account (the new Windows 8.1 kiosk feature) that will log in and ...
5
votes
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312 views

Linux guest VM can't use host's OSX anyconnect VPN

I'm using cisco anyconnect to get into my work VPN, that on Mac OSX Lion. I created a Xubuntu 12.10 VM in virtualbox and I can navigate the web while connected to the VPN in the OSX host, but I have ...
5
votes
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553 views

OSX suddenly says I'm out of space, and terminal says low on swap space

I'm running a pretty dated Mac but its what I have and can't afford throwing hardware at the issue. I am on Mac OSX 10.6.8 Suddenly Terminal says: Terminal has detected the system is running ...
5
votes
0answers
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QEMU within VirtualBox and bridged connections all the way down

I'm trying to get an ARM QEMU system out on my LAN. I tried running QEMU directly from Windows (Windows 7 x64), with success except I could not get a TAP adapter to bridge to my wireless connection. ...
5
votes
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290 views

Switching left and right mouse button functions without switching mousepad buttons

I'm left handed and thus I've switched the functions of the left and right mouse buttons so that the right button is the primary. However, I find that when I'm not using the mouse and thus need to use ...

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