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Remove a drive from a 2-drive RAID 5 array using version 1.2 metadata?

My situation is nearly identical to "How to remove a drive from a non-standard 2-drive RAID 5 array?", except my 2 TB RAID5 is using mdadm super block version 1.2. According to the best answer, ...
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Return response body with curl always, but if non 2XX, don't exit with 0

How can I have curl print the response body, but if the http status code is not 2XX don't exit with a success 0 status? Using the flag --fail does not work, because it does NOT print the response ...
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Configure kernel for vmware - Linux guest support required?

I configure linux (Gentoo) kernel (4.0.1) for vmware workstation (64-bit) and not sure about whether Processor type and features ---> [ ] Linux guest support ---> [ ] Enable ...
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Way to recover my corrupted php file in my thumb drive?

My files are there but when I open the file it gives my weird looking letters. http://i.stack.imgur.com/nqPXz.png http://i.stack.imgur.com/xFWtK.png My res folder is now a file for some reason. So ...
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Finding the latest version of IDML specification

I'm trying to find documentation on the HTML Item type but latest IDML specification I have (InDesign CS5 - version 8.0) doesn't have any more information in it except: HtmlItem The HtmlItem ...
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How can I programmatically get a list of open tabs from Firefox?

I'm trying to make a tool that encourages me to read/close more tabs on a regular basis. I am sure that there are ways to do things like this, but I don't know how. I initially suspected that this ...
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How to setup SSL under Apache and Centos

I'm having troubles setting up and putting to work an SSL environment with Apache (httpd 2.2.15) in CentOS 6.6 locally for testing purposes. I'm following this guide, apparently CentOS official, but I ...
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I have a windows 8.1 tablet and how can I import pictures in seperate folders?

The thing is I read some of the threads and there they got an option to specify to target folders and time range. But for me just importing is th only option what is coming up. It only allows me to ...
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Powershell parse object / string

Learning powershell, trying to find out how to parse the first value from this resultset: IPAddresses ----------- {10.60.50.40, fe80::5ddf:a8f4:e29c:b66} Normally I would just look it up, however, ...
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Prevent Skype popup asking to upgrade?

I've been trying to prevent Skype from upgrading to the current hideously unhelpful version. There are two methods that Skype uses to request an upgrade: First is "Windows Upgrade", as KB2876229. ...
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How do I change the order of WiFi Networks in Windows 8.1 to give priority to one over another?

In Mac OS X you can change the order of remembered wireless networks by moving them up and down the list. This will change which WiFi network gets connected first. I can't seem to find the equivalent ...
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Do virtual machines not allow all host CPU extensions?

For convenience's sake I'm trying to run an otherwise "regular" installation of Gentoo Linux as a guest inside VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host. I bootstrapped the installation by using VirtualBox, ...
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How to delete Windows Bootloader

I have Ubuntu on a second partition and I want to use the GRUB boot loader to boot into Windows and Linux. However, I don't know why Windows 8.1 doesn't show on GRUB. What should I do?
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Windows 10 showing duplicate Folders under user

I just set up a new Windows 10 machine. Under my "user name" folder there are duplicates of a few of the standard Windows folders such as Music, Downloads, and Document. Any idea why this is ...
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Data from two ~modems for faster browsing?

I'm stuck with DSL Lite (a slow Internet connection). Is it possible to speed up my AT&T 'DSL Lite' connection by augmenting it with my Cel-Phone's tethered 'hot spot' connection? I often use my ...
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Google Chrome bookmark star icon grayed isn't working

If a page is already bookmarked it looks yellow but I can't 'unbookmark' the page, if the page is not bookmarked the star is completely gray and pressing it does nothing at all. I have looked around ...
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transmission file selection with magnet links

Is it possible to select which files to download with transmission-cli(or daemon) when using magnet links? Maybe it is somehow possible to convert first to .torrent file and then continue with ...
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How to make a counter on the number of time a file using a certain template has been used?

I would like to make an external counter that counts the number of time I've created a file using a given template. I would like to be able to reset this counter automatically every new month. This ...
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When I hit DEL during start up, am I entering CMOS or BIOS?

For the longest time I assumed I was entering the BIOS setup and CMOS is a chip that holds the settings I set in BIOS in it's memory. I recently read somewhere that when I am configuring the boot ...
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Can't install Windows 7 x64 on SSD drive

The title explains my whole problem, I had Windows 7 installed multiple times on the same SSD drive. But when I attempted to reinstall it last night it gives me this error(translated from dutch): We ...
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Can you screenshot only the focused window using hardware buttons on the Surface 3?

With a regular keyboard when you want to print only the focused window, instead of the entire screen, you use and hold Alt + Prt Scrn keys. I just learned from this site two different methods to ...
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How do I set startup programs per user on Windows 8?

I know how to open Windows Task Manager and access the new Startup tab, but changes made there seem to apply to ALL users. How do I make changes that apply to just some users? A non-administrator ...
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How to remove undeletable USB drive partition

I received a free 2 GB USB from my school and was wondering if I can remove the small partition of 6 MB that they reserved to store a html file that will take me to a website link for information ...
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MPlayer OSX Extended rev15 won't play video_ts files

My MPlayer OSX Extended rev15 won't play some video_ts files. I put in one dvd and it played fine when I opened the video_ts file, but it isn't working for any of my other dvds. I open the video_ts ...
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Unable to install Canon Pixma MG3250 printer drivers in Windows 8.1

When I install the drivers, I get an driver installation failed error message. The network tool finds the printer, but there is no driver. The printer can print from another Windows 7 machine, so ...
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Hide second device created by camera in Windows?

When I plug my camera in via USB, two devices open their autoplay dialogue and two devices show up in My Computer. Removable Disk (H:) is the correct device for locating my photographs, but I am ...
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How does a CPU decide which transistors to use?

Perhaps I'm not thinking about this correctly, but when you give the CPU a command such as Multiply Registers (MR) R2,R4 how does it decide which logic gates it will use, is it just the first gates ...
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How do you write to a file within the command line?

Specifically mac, but for future reference for those that come across this post, this could be on any OS. So am learning the command line, and one utility (perhaps the only one) which seems to be ...
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Building LLD2D for OpenWrt

I'm trying to provide Microsoft LLTD protocol responder features to an OpenWrt powered router. AFAIK, lld2d ports this feature to linux. But compiling for OpenWrt is another story, and documentation ...
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How to use github via HTTPS?

I'm trying with this to create a simple static HTML website using github. I already created a repository named: "GITHUBUSERNAMEANDREPO". #!/bin/bash git config --global user.name ...
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Firefox - Why is scroll button opening the last closed tab?

Prior to reformatting, when I scroll-clicked the title bar outside of current tabs, a new tab would be spawned and I'd be brought to my new tab page. After reformatting, this functionality has ...
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Is there a third party VPN Server for Windows? [on hold]

Hi is there a third party VPN Server for Windows? I know that windows has the ability to host a VPN out of the box. But this solution is not able to run through proxifier. Hamatchi and OpenVPN seem ...
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bash behavior on sigterm

Have a script as below: #!/bin/bash # # run this script. don't run it if it's already running. # PIDFILE=/tmp/script.pid LOGFILE=script.log if [[ -f $PIDFILE ]]; then echo "$PIDFILE exists. ...
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Why does the set command display more environment variables than the environment variables gui?

When I run the set command in command prompt the first variable I see is But when I open my Environment Variables GUI I don't see ALLUSERSPROFILE Why is that? There are numerous other ...
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Keyboard navigation to specific bookmarks

Is there a shortcut (series of keystrokes) to open a bookmark. Used to be able to do CTRL-B (or CTRL-F-B) then the 1st character of the bookmark, then enter to navigate directly to that page. Can't ...
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Can I bridge 3 Internet Connections in Windows 8

I have 3 DSL connections with three different modems which goes into three different lan cards. Now I have seen in some sites that you can bridge these three connections into one. So using bridge ...
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Is it possible to delete directory when in the directory in shell

I have a directory which I run a program in. /usr/bin/my-dir I need to run the program from within the directory So I must go cd /usr/bin/my-dir ./my-program I have a script that from a ...
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Flux changes color quickly

I've been using f.lux which is a desktop color management software which adjusts the color of screen to reduce blues during night time. My understanding is that's meant to slowly adjust the color as ...
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1answer
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Installing Windows From Windows

So here is my issue. I'm looking to install my copy of Windows 7 Home Premium to a Secondary Hard Drive currently installed in my PC. I have partitioned my 3TB(MBR) into two separate Partitions one ...
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1answer
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How to play an original DVD (.VOB file) in VLC after copying it to my PC?

I have copied an entire DVD to my PC but when I try to play it in VLC it does not play perfectly and sticks every time. When it is played directly i.e. from the disc, it is played perfectly but in ...
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Windows 7: dual monitor cuts wallpaper if resolutions are different

I am using two monitors right now, one of them configured to 1920x1080 and the other one to 1366x768 and I am not being able to fit my wallpaper properly to both screens. Windows is resizing the image ...
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How can I put my windows Users Program Files, and Windows Directories on the same partition?

Im trying to upgrade my Windows 7 to Windows 7 SP1, however I constantly get error 80070490. Going through the guides I ran sfc, repaired a corrupted file, but still got the error. I then ran the ...
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How to enter bios before windows 8.1 start-up?

I have Acer aspire v5 laptop with windows 8.1 builtin, the is that windows started up with message says Diagnosing your pc and it take about 10 hours to show me the next page, my question is how to ...
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Will a homebrew installation of mysql conflict with xampp or netbeans?

I had mysql installed on my OS-X machine via macports a while back. I think it ended up conflicting with something I used for a wordpress test site (something like XAMPP), and I wasn't able to ...
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Asus Smart Gesture Won't Load

Sorry for the variant of so many other questions on this topic, but none of those seem quite to address what I am seeing. Short version: On my ASUS X200CA with Windows 8.1, despite uninstalling the ...
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bash script to call two functions, consecutively, each with its own argument

There are a lot of similar questions, but I cannot find an example of what I am looking for, nor in the Bash scripting guides (I'm sure it's there but its a big book...) What I want is this: I have ...
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iMac crashes randomly : apple hardware test codes 4M0T/40000003:HDD-1325

My iMac(mid 2011 27 inch) is consistently crashing after 15-30 minutes, vertical lines flash and it goes to a grey or pink screen, then restarts after about 2 minutes. I have run the apple hardware ...
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1answer
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batch file to multiply number in text files

I have lots of txt files to edit numbers in them. Some of them contains lines like this: delay=250/1000 I need a simple script/software to set editing rules like this: scan %y'th line and find ...
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What is the coolest way to minimize all the windows except the active one?

I've been using Windows since the version 3-something and showing the desktop by Wind is an old trick. However, I just saw something awesome on 9gag. I already know the answer but I feel I want to ...
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How to know if the First Boot Device is the HDD?

I am working in a security check project(is an application that check the policy security of my university), and I need know things like if the first boot device is the HDD and if the BIOS is ...

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