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How to run an open source?

I know it's a silly question, but I really am a newbie in open source programs an scripting. I already read some books and tried to do some "stuff" in some open source programs like eMule and RPCMiner ...
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What does the %% signs in batch file refer to and where are they read from

I actually have a lot of questions about .bat (or .batch) files is there a specific language for batch files? and is there an online resource(s) to learn it? For example in a program-A when I open ...
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Unable to use yum on CentOS 7

I have install CentOS 7 on hyper-v successfully, but when I try to update using yum update or try to install using the yum command I have the below error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks ...
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Different Volumes for Headphone and internal speakers

I have hp envy laptop with beats audio. It has got 4 speakers, 2 on the front and 2 on the button of the laptop. Without IDT audio driver, front speaks don't work. But with IDT audio driver windows ...
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Cannot connect to local SSH server - bad file number

I have an Odroid XU4 with Ubuntu 14.04 server on it. I installed the ssh server with apt-get install openssh-server. I got the local IP with hostname -I, which is 192.168.0.186, I generated a random ...
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Booting Fedora22 from a non live usb drive

I am trying to install fedora on a flash drive and then boot off of it from a pc that is not especially accessible. I tried setting every thing to by label to get past the uuid issue. I got it to ...
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Change RDP Port of Windows 2012 R2 server running in amazon AWS

How do I change the RDP port number of Windows 2012 R2 server running in Amazon AWS? I could change the port number by going here: ...
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How to configure router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access?

How can I configure a router to limit a computer to local network and block its incoming or outgoing WAN access? What kind of settings I should look into? I am using Tomato firmware.
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PC infection suspected

I have a feeling that my PC is infected with a RAT (remote administration tool). It all started when I logged on an mmorpg (online game). It's not popular and at this time I had a port open by me ...
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1answer
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RTL8188 AP and Client mode simultaneously with hostapd in Linux?

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my RTL8188 Wifi dongle to run in both AP and Client mode at the same time. How can I do this in Linux? I have hostapd running fine and I remember reading about ...
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Unable to add spaces

How can i add spaces between my outputs using sed/echo or any other command in linux? Preferred Output: Virtual Machine Test01 status Running. Virtual Disk Test01 size 61GB Physical Disk ...
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When did System Restore stop affecting Windows Updates?

Recently, I allowed Windows Update to install what it said were important updates. Immediately after the update, programs that were working fine just before the update were no longer working, ...
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How to rename books files based on its content like in Mendeley but more precise?

How to rename book files based on their content like in Mendeley but more precise? Is there a better software?
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How to open the Recycle Bin from the Windows command line?

How do I open the Recycle Bin from the command line? I'd be very glad if there is a built-in Windows command.
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2answers
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Pass all *.txt files to a Python script in parallel

I have a Python script that takes a .txt file and does something with it. I need a Linux shell command that will search for .txt files throughout the system and pass the .txt files to my Python ...
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2answers
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Can a computer run with an ssd while hdd is damaged?

My laptop threw me the error of detection of hard disk problem. I installed Hd Tune and saw that Reallocated Sector Count failed. I'm considering to buy an Ssd instead of sending Hdd to repair ...
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1answer
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Grub2 EFI falls to Grub Shell unless I hit F12 immediately after power on

I have Opensuse Tumbleweed together with Windows 10 on my Asus ROG laptop. The issue is quite weird - every time I power on or reboot, Grub2 EFI falls to grub2 shell and randomly it doesn't see the ...
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per-vif tx power setting?

I am trying to change the tx power setting for my TP-Link TL-WN821N adapter for learning purposes. I tried this: iw reg set BO iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30 and this ifconfig wlan0 down ...
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2answers
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UEFI firmware not recgonising GPT partition table

The UEFI firmware of my ASRock FM2A75 Pro4, fails to recognise the GPT partition tables of my SATA harddisks, as shown by the map EFI shell command: Device mapping table fs0 :Removable HardDisk ...
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1answer
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Should i Buy a new laptop or upgrade the old one? [on hold]

I have a Hp pavilion g6 notebook with configuration= processor i3-3110M @2.40ghz ram = 2gb hard drive =500gb sata Radeon 1gb graphics card Os currently win 8.1 i bought it in june 2014 i barely ...
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A piece of dirt actually landed on my hard drive

I was installing some new hardware in my computer when I looked down and noticed a small pile of soil around the size of a BB pellet (the computer was not on when this happened.) Can soil discharge ...
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1answer
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Laptop not playing sound through headphones

Realtek is recognising when the headphones are being plugged in, and the sound is being muted from the main speakers, but the sound isn't being pushed through the headphones. I've verified that the ...
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1answer
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Which files and folders are compressed when using compact.exe /CompactOS

I am thinking of using NTFS compression (LZNT1) on my SSD using Windows 7, but I was a little unsure as to which folders would be a good candidate. I was aware that Windows 10 has introduced new ...
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creating device files for bootstrap

I'm currently independently researching device files as a part of learning more about the Linux system in depth. My current goal is to bootstrap Debian Linux through cdebootstrap. I followed the guide ...
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How to disable windows 10 touchscreen gestures?

I need to disable all touchscreen edge gestures so an application can run in 'kiosk mode' without the user accessing things like virtual desktops or action center / notification center. I found a dll ...
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0answers
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Playing video from PC to TV through HDMI looks noticeably worse compared to playing directly from USB

I have a non-smart LED TV. And I have a uncompressed 1920x1080/60fps video which I copied to flash drive, plug it into the TV and play it, the result is really good. However when I tried using my TV ...
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2answers
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Connect a ssd externally such that hdparm is fully supported

I am just trying some hdparm magic with my new ssd (samsung 840 pro). However I don't want to change my drive over and over so it would be great if I could connect it externally to my laptop. I have ...
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Windows 10 quick access does not group items

The quick access folder in the Windows 10 explorer usually groups the items by type, first all folders and then all files: I have one machine where for one user that grouping is missing: For ...
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How do I mount the EFI partition on Windows 8.1 so that it is readable and writeable?

Here is what I do: restart machine with Windows 8.1 determine "EFI System" partition with the Disk Management utility run command prompt as administrator type diskpart type select disk 0 then select ...
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Can RAM with a higher speed work?

I have the memory below and I am looking at using the one below it, would it be OK to use? It appears to be a faster speed, is that OK? Also, mine says PC 4200, the new one says PC 2 5300 and the ...
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1answer
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Excel Updates Link In Other Workbook

I opened two spreadsheets from an email, spreadsheet June & November. Both June & November in cell A1 reference a [CashInput.xlsx]CashInput$A$1 that was saved on the spreadsheet creator's hard ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu only uses 768 MB instead of 1 GB ram

The specs of my laptop and BIOS say that I have 1 GB (1024MB) of ram. But when I use Ubuntu it says that I have only 768 MB. Is there a way to use all the ram that I have? I have Asus K53U laptop ...
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How does a router detect a connected device ? (ENC28J60 module)

BACKGROUND: I am actually an Arduino beginner and learning to connect one to the internet via Ethernet. I'm not using the more commonly used (much easier) Ethernet shield (based on the Wiznet ...
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1answer
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CG miner “configure: error: No mining configured in ”

Nvidia Gt 630 cuda 5.5 running CGminer not. Cuda examples fine. Should CGminer work or is there limitations to it? sudo ./autogen.sh --disable-cpumining --enable-opencl && make Configuration ...
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4answers
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Bing Desktop local image folder

Bing Desktop used to store images at C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\BingDesktop\themes\. After the latest update to 1.3.395 the images are no longer stored there. Did anyone find the new ...
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1answer
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files dissapear when I run mv command

Dears, I use the below command to move files mv *.gz directoryname but directory name has spell mistake and the file with directory name has been generated with unknown format. And I lost my file. ...
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Looking for firmware for those “Digital Photo Keychains.” [on hold]

I have one of these Digital Photo Keychains that I bricked by mistake. I was uploading pictures to it and the photoviewer software crashed, corrupting the firmware on the keychain. I have a tool to ...
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0answers
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Router NAS USB Drives do not display in Window's Network section until I type in the URL

I have a weird problem.. I have drives attached to my router's USB ports. I assume they use SAMBA? anyhow they support NTFS and FAT My problem is that these drives are not displayed under Network ...
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0answers
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Trouble running three monitors on PC

i have a PC nvidia 960 graphics card. My setup is: - Main center DVI monitor (144hz) - Left side VGA monitor (60hz) - Right side VGA monitor (60hz) I am able to run my main DVI monitor at 144hz and ...
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windows 10 computer on domain constantly downloading

I have 1 computer with windows 10 pro on a domain. It will randomly start downloading using 50-75% of our bandwidth, downloading gigs of data. It seems to be windows updates. In task manager it is ...
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3answers
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Check HDD connection mode (SATA or ATA)

Is it possible under Windows 7 to check whether a particular disk is recognized by Windows as SATA or ATA? I've installed Windows 7 on an old HP laptop with SATA drive. Laptop's hdd in Device Manager ...
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Where can I find files (database) for developing offline dictionary?

I want to develop an English offline dictionary (like English Dictionary-Offline). But I don't know where to download files to use. I want different meaning and sentences. ...
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How can I do Ctrl-Z and bg in one keypress to make process continue in background?

I follow this pattern of suspending the task and then letting it to continue too often with the Ctrl-Z bg sequence. I was wondering is there any way to compress that to single keypress? My shell is ...
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0answers
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how to block all pop-up DOM elements?

my question is not about pop-up windows. my questions is about those pop-ups that cover the entire page and are just regular DOM elements such as <div> but i don't know the name for that. they ...
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1answer
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Chromium Render SPU tab stuck above VirtualBox task in Win10

Background: I use Win10 and I run Ubuntu 15.10 on a virtual machine via VirtualBox. Each time I run the VM, after about 1 hour, another tab is being added to it's icon in the Win10 taskbar: You ...
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1answer
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Monitor showing up as generic non-pnp monitor, and hdmi not working.l

So, it all started friday when I went to a lan event with my friends, When I set up my computer there the resolution was screwed up and my monitor was showing up as generic non-pnp monitor. I tried ...
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HP Pavilion Windows 7 [on hold]

Can I install Windows xp besides an existing Windows 7 install?? I have 2.5 gigabytes of space left. I don't want to destroy all info on Windows 7. How can I do this safely?
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1answer
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Checkout from svn repository over ssh

I'd really like to know how to checkout a SVN repository from a remote machine that is only serving on the svn protocol (so no WebDAV with Apache etc.) over an SSH connection. Can someone tell me how ...
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2answers
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How to Find User Name and IP address of users Logged on a Remote System

How can I find user name(of the local machine) of the last logged on user on a remote system. Is there any command or script we can use? I am able to capture IP address of the local machine of the ...
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1answer
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Is there something like EXIF for video?

Pictures in jpeg format use EXIF to store metadata, in case you rename the file or change its timestamp is very useful. However, I don't know if that is the case for video files. Is there any kind of ...

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