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How to convert a .ovpn file to a .conf for OpenVPN?

A VPN provider gives .ovpn files that contain the configuration necessary to connect to a VPN server using the command : openvpn name.ovpn However using this command isn't very clean since it uses a ...
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Multiple issues resulting from USB use in VirtualBox on Windows 10

It has appeared recently that any time I try to pass a PNY USB 3.0 flash drive attached via a USB 2.0 hub to a guest in VirtualBox, the VM stops responding, and all USB ports on the host machine stop ...
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Does 1 pixel have a standard size?

I'm confused about the term "pixels per inch" iPhone 6 has 326 ppi there's 25.4 millimeter in 1 inch which I can barely see... how much more of 326 pixels inside 1 inch.... So does Pixel have a ...
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2answers
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Why does curl and wget take so long to resolve locally mapped DNS on OSX?

I work with a team to develop a web service and client, each of us, of course, working on our own machines. To keep things simple and more consistent, we use similar domains in the code and update /...
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How to safely store a defective (bulging) lithium-ion battery

I have a defective lithium-ion battery, one that is bulging quite severely, it's about 50% thicker in the middle than at the edge. While the battery actually still works, I've replaced it as the old ...
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1answer
6 views

multicast forward action in wireless access point(SOHO Router)

I am digging 802.11 multicast forward action in wireless Access Point, now I have drawed the following conclusions: multicast from ethernet port can be forwarded by virtual bridge to wireless port ...
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3answers
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Windows 10 - MSTSC UI has very bad performance

About a month ago I reinstalled my PC at work and put Windows 10 on it after I received my new SSD. While the system itself runs very smooth, the MSTSC UI (the connection dialog) is pretty much ...
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1answer
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Does Windows 10 slows Acer Aspire E5-411-C3K3 notebooks?

So I have an Acer Aspire E5 notebook and I recently reformatted it. I installed Windows 8.1 (in Legacy Boot -- I actually don't know what difference it makes) and I want to update to Windows 10. I ...
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Move ZFS HDD form one freenas server to another NO DATA LOSS

I have a FreeNAS Machine that has a 4TB drive formatted with the default ZFS for freenas. I am making a different server a FreeNAS Machine. I need to be able to unplug this HDD and plug it into the ...
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1answer
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How to get around Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant stuck at 99%

(I know there are threads on this, but the site won't let me comment on them) I have: turned off Windows Updates (although it is up to date on Windows 7) turned off anti-virus and other security ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to repair the boot sector on an external hard drive?

Is it possible to repair the boot sector of an external hard drive without a Windows installation disk, without any CD-burning capabilities, and without a USB key drive? In other words, I have an ...
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How to permently assign (reserve) drive letter to SATA Hard Disks which will be mostly turned off (offline)

I have following setup: C: System, programs and most frequently used data D: Optical Drive E: Virtual Drive four SATA disks which I turn off using HDD switcher. F: SATA Hard Disk - Data disk - ...
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2answers
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Access 2007 wont open in 2013 just gives errors saying not compatible

This is my first attempt at a big access project so please be gentle :) I have created a database in Access 2007 on my works PC and it is a .accdb format files. I tried to open it in Access 2013 on ...
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Windows 10 detecting the wrong time zone

When I go up to my cabin, Windows always changes my time zone to Pacific. I'm in Mountain Time, and I actually go east to get to the cabin. I don't know if it's the IP address, or the WiFi network, or ...
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0answers
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(UEFI) Not booting from USB and bootloader overwritten

Okay, I'm really out on a limb here... I was creating a UEFI bootable USB thumb drive for reinstalling Debian Jessie. I was really careful during the process not to touch my main drive at all. ...
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Mysterious “uninstalled processes” using network every time I turn on my computer

I'm traveling with my dual-boot Windows 10/Ubuntu laptop and often have fairly limited access to WiFi. When I boot into the Windows side of things (or even wake from sleep, after sleeping a while), I ...
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0answers
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How to install different video driver from Windows PE?

I did the Windows 10 upgrade and it installed a new video driver on my Dell Precision M2400 laptop with Nvidia Quadro Fx 370m. This resulted in an endless BSOD. Windows 10 boots and asks for my ...
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linux, X11, dialog menu with items

I'm looking for a scriptable dialog utility for Linux/X11/Wayland that I'd run like this: $ ask F="Delete all files" D="Launch drones" X="Open images" and it'd display X11 dialog window similar to ...
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1answer
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What is written in the EFI partition ? In details

I have a HDD(called HDD1) with some partitions such as EFI partition and windows 10 partition. I have another HDD (called HDD2) with only a EFI partition and windows 10 partition. I would like to ...
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0answers
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Stuck at Logo, Download Mode doesn't appear, Vol buttons don't work in Recovery mode

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy 3 gt i9305 which was network locked by EE. To make it work on GiffGaff I wanted to unlock it. Current Android version - v4.4.4 (rooted) I found out that Service mode ...
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Capturing IP Camera URL for audio feed with Wireshark

I have three IP cameras (momentum - MOCAM3) and all works fine. I was able to get them connected to my home ISP router, registred with my data mobile phone and I can access them remotely this way. I ...
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1answer
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Why is it so slow to open up a 50 MB text file in a GUI text editor?

I've always wondered why is it so slow to open up a 50 MB text file, either in Notepad++ in Windows or Pluma in Linux. I have a computer with 16 GB of RAM, can't the OS just put the whole file in RAM ...
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1answer
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Slow performance using xfreerdp on Ubuntu 16.04

To connect to my virtual machine I use xfreerdp. Unfortunately, I feel too poor performance. For example, the machine has Windows 10, so when minimizing windows, you can see one frame of animation. I ...
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1answer
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Quicker way to download files from FTP server in Google Chrome

Let's say I am browsing an ftp server, and there is a ton of files I want to download. Usually I go about it by [Right-Click link] + [Click "Save link as.."] + [Click "Save"] While this works, ...
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2answers
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FTP Not Connected - Can't input user credentials

I'm trying to download a file from a Linux server via FTP from Windows command line. I've successfully downloaded the file with FileZilla (same server, same file), but I want to do it in cmd.exe. I'...
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How to change the MySQL Workbench editor background color?

How can I change the MySQL Workbench editor background color? It seems to always be white. I am using Workbench version 6.3.7. Beware: There are other Stack posts out there with descriptors on how to ...
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2answers
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What does psexec -d do?

SS64 says it means Don’t wait for the application to terminate. Only use for non-interactive applications. But I don't understand this. I'm trying to run some non-interactive system calls but, ...
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0answers
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Why my Panasonic KX-MB2030 starts printing blank pages?

My Panasonic laser printer starts printing blank pages. Same issue after I replaced drum and toner. What could it be?
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2answers
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Who and where X-Forwarded-For header in user's request is added?

X-Forwarded-For is a HTTP header which is used to identify the IP Address of originating user. I was wondering "where" this header is added in the request and "who" actually adds it? Is it your ...
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0answers
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how to remove content belong to another mac mini

I have two mac mini. One of them has almost full hard disk cause it can not be recoveried automatically. mac mini(2010) can not bootup I hope use another new mac mini access the hard disk of this mac ...
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1answer
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Is it safe to edit the global PATH environment variable?

I just recently found out that I couldn't run mysql without typing out the whole path or being in the correct directory--unless I added the path to the PATH environment variable. I managed to do so ...
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Better Way to Export Data from MS SQL server

[TL:DR] I need to be able to export ad-hoc data from a MS SQL Server DB to a file on my local machine using a predetermined format with *Latin1 encoding. I wasn't sure if SSMS had a way to create a ...
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Search inside of folder shortcuts

I have a folder with 100+ shortcuts to other folders all over my computer. I need to search inside each of these folders, but i have not found a way. Another user asked the same question: Search ...
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2answers
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how to rename the old files or backup them into a folder when there are file names collision?

As you know, the default windows copy handler renames the new files if you choose "keeps both files" . What program can i use to rename the old files instead? or better, put all the old files into a ...
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1answer
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How to force Skype links to open in desktop mode on Windows 8.1?

I have a Windows 8 computer recently upgraded to 8.1, and any Skype link I click on the web (in desktop mode) open Skype in metro mode. Metro mode, for some reason, won't allow me to place any call, ...
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2answers
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Strange Photoshop Problem: Can not select, zoom, paint, option button 'locked'

I have a very strange problem with Photoshop. I can not use any of the tools, since the cursor appears 'locked'. If I select v on my keyboard, it goes to the zoom tool, but the cursor does not change. ...
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1answer
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I think WLAN autoconfig can't find my wireless adapter

I have tried everything. The driver is installed and working but it won't show in network connections. WLAN autoconfig says everything is fine but it won't turn on the adapter.
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1answer
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vimrc set tabstop overridden by pathogen

Here is my vimrc configuration: set tabstop=4 softtabstop=0 expandtab shiftwidth=4 smarttab execute pathogen#infect() syntax on filetype plugin indent on colorscheme spacegray The pathogen plugin ...
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Activate Windows 10 upgrade free

I've upgraded to Windows 10 Pro using the free upgrade from Windows 8.1. After the upgrade, I am told to "activate windows" because "Windows isn't activated". When I go to the settings, they ask me ...
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1answer
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Take down firewall for interface on Centos 7

I am exporting a few items over NFS, but my clients can't mount them. When I try to showmount -e myServer I get clnt_create: RPC: Port mapper failure - Unable to receive: errno 113 (No route to host)...
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0answers
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Opensource software for AMD A10 monitoring

I have an ASUS X550Z laptop which has an AMD A10 7400P processor. This processor says it has 10 compute cores in description. I am not quite sure I understand the technology completely, but it seems ...
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1answer
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Apache + External IP from LAN + random image = nothing

First let me say a bit about my configuration: Apache working on PC-1 at port 80 PC-1 has a static IP DMZ in router set to IP of PC-1 When I try to access any image on my webserver using the ...
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Windows 10 upgrade assistant stuck at 99%

Installed Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) on a fresh PC and after installing service pack 1 started the upgrade to Windows 10. The assistant app downloads and verifies but gets stuck at 99% in the ...
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2answers
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RAM won't fit in a Toshiba Satellite 855x

I have a Toshiba Satellite 855x with two RAM slots and one 4GB Ram. I bought a new RAM but it will not fit in slot 2. I took out the old RAM from the slot 1 and put the new one and it fits without ...
3
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1answer
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Powershell Script to SFTP New files

I have a script here that SFTP's files from one location to another, the script works fine however I'd like to change the script so that it only copies files that are not already present. Bit of a ...
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3answers
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How to get it in Bios Samsung Series 5 NP530U4CL

I have a Samsung Series 5 NP530U4CL Laptop and I can not get into the BIOS, I have been trying using all function Keys, Tab, Esc, Del and nothing works, can anybody help me? The Model Code is NP530U4C-...
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0answers
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How to skip the delay that exists when I lock the Yosemite screen?

For example, when I lock OSX screen Yosemite, I can unlock soon after for some time by pressing any key. How can I eliminate this delay?
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How can I access the full functionality of a Japanese Apple keyboard on Windows?

I am currently using a Japanese Apple keyboard (Model A1048) on Windows 8.1. I have two issues with this setup. The first issue is that they keyboard is detected as a US layout keyboard, which causes ...
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1answer
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Limit Mac users’ ability to upgrade OS X

I run a mixed environment, with both Mac and Windows users on a Windows domain / Active Directory. I have had a few users on Mac upgrade their OS without thinking of the ramifications this may have ...
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1answer
2k views

Brother network printer config for Synology DiskStation AirPrint server

Synology DiskStation's DSM 5+ NAS OS includes Apple AirPrint and Google CloudPrint server services. However, it doesn't include drivers for my specific printer, a Brother DCP-7065DN. Do I need to ...

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