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CMD window will not close if folder is closed during execution of bat file

I have a Server 2012 R2 Standard 64 Bit virtual machine that is acting strangely. Bat files work fine and the CMD window closes normally; but if the folder containing the bat file is closed during ...
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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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Windows 10 Insider Preview: Can I force an update?

I have my home PC on the Windows 10 Fast Ring. It recently updated to build 14521 which has a critical bug in it, preventing Git from working. Build 14527, which fixes this bug, was released on 2/3 (4 ...
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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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How can I make the cursor in Windows with a multiple monitor setup behave like it's moving between all monitors having the same resolution?

I just added a new 4k monitor to my setup, bringing my total to 3. My problem is that windows "thinks" that the monitors are physically the relative sizes they are in the display settings, when ...
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How do I make Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse middle-click on single touch?

I've just got my Arc Touch Mouse. It has a touch panel instead of the wheel. By default you can scroll by swiping your finger on the touch panel. Tapping ends of the panel sends Page Up and Page Down ...
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Show password characters when logging in to Linux

I am setting up a long-range wireless serial terminal (with a pair of XBees, if anyone is wondering) connected to my Linux box. It's going great, but sometimes a keystroke doesn't go through. This ...
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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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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 only on Linux Mint 17.2, if I download HDA Analyzer and change with it: PIN 0x17 -> Widget Control -> Check OUT PIN 0x17 -> ...
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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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Display unicode in tmux?

This is urxvt without tmux This is urxvt with tmux and utf8 not enabled in the config This is urxvt with tmux and utf8 enabled in the config How can I make tmux act consistent with the ...
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How can I make non-anti-aliased text look good in Firefox on Mac OS X?

After being a Windows user for the last 10 years, I got a MacBook Pro, which I'm working on configuring to my liking. I find small-size anti-aliased text to be blurry and hard to read, so I typically ...
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SSH authentication using biometrics

I am using PuTTY to access my server via SSH. Due to the complexity of my private key's password, however, I've decided to consider using other methods of authentication, such as biometrics, more ...
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Partially disable Windows Snap (Just the 2x2 vertical resize part)

WIN-UP and WIN-DOWN are two keyboard shortcuts I use very frequently. However, I wish they behaved like they did before Microsoft introduced 2x2 Snap in Windows 10. I switch between maximized, ...
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Is my recently acquired GPU broken?

A little more than a week ago, I acquired an ASUS Strix GTX970 4GB OC. I've been noticing alot of sporadic stuttering whilst playing games and I'm kind of puzzled to what it could be. Very ...
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What Exactly am I Seeing Here?

I have a Dell D620 that has its screen ripped out ( was damaged a while ago ) and so to see any console output, I have a VGA-Compatible TV hooked up to it. Sometimes when I haven't typed anything for ...
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682 views

Computers connected on LAN ports, via a wireless router, are unable to communicate

What I have Linksys WRT54GL with DD-WRT replacing the original firmware Linksys is connected to the internet on the WAN port, standard stuff 2 windows (7 and 8) desktop computers connected via the ...
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xkb set keyboard level 3 chooser to ctrl+alt

The title says it all: I'm interested to mimic the Windows behavior, where Left Ctrl + Left Alt acts as a 3rd level chooser. This is relatively important to me, because, as a programmer, on my ...
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472 views

Poor write performance on ecryptfs

I did a bit of benchmarking with ecryptfs and dm-crypt, and got some interesting results. All the following were done with a Btrfs filesystem, using dd to copy a ~700MB file to/from a ramdisk with the ...
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267 views

How to change font size or use another font in Quick Look on OSX?

I would like to change text files font in Quick Look on OSX. Tried to find answers on support forums but found none.
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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 ...
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Automate different headers and footers for landscape vs. portrait pages in Microsoft Word

Is it possible to have different headers and footers for a landscape and portrait page in one document, thus when you add a landscape page it needs to automatically use the landscape header and ...
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Sublime Text - keyboard shortcut binding not functioning

Following the instructions here, I've set up a new installation of SublimeText for use with R. I have no other SublimeText plug-ins installed. The keyboard shortcuts that are setup using the ...
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Missing gconf/gconf-client.h

I'm trying to install an Evolution plugin using these instructions: How do I minimize Evolution to the system tray in Ubuntu? In the sudo make stage, I get the following output: make all-recursive ...
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vimperator j/k different scroll?

Like Vim, vimperator use j/k to scroll up and down. It's too slow by default so I need to remap them. nnoremap k 5k nnoremap j 5j What surprises me is that the lines that are scrolled are not ...
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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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How can I script a bluetooth device to connect/disconnect?

I have bluetooth headphones which I use to both listen to music from my mobile phone and to listen to videos on my laptop. They cannot be connected to both devices at once (note here), so I have to ...
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How to use headless Skype over DBUS on Debian

I installed Skype on Debian and ran it headless, however, I cannot interact with it over dbus. Some context of what I have so far: Installed Debian 6 on VMware fusion box from netinst CD Skype ...
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How to play a movie listening to two sound tracks simultaneously?

I have movie files with multiple audio tracks (in the MKV container). I want to watch a movie while sending one language to the speakers (for the kids) and another language to the headphones (for ...
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Tar encounters “Cannot open: Not a directory” while compressing

I am using fakeroot v1.12.4 for packaging and extraction on RHEL-6.4. I have two different servers where I am compressing files using tar v1.23. Compression is failing on one server with this error: ...
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Make rsync show progress on checksum comparison, even if no difference is being found

I run this command to check the identicalness of two folders and put all differences into a log file: rsync -av --delete --checksum --dry-run --stats --itemize-changes --out-format='%t %i %f ' SOURCE ...
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How can I have both qwerty and azerty keyboards on same computer same time?

I have both an azerty and a qwerty keyboards on my computer. The azerty keyboard (FRA) is a real keyboard. The qwerty keyboard (ENG) is a magnetic track card reader recognized as a keyboard. My ...
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100% SSD Activity, 0 R/W Speed: System Hang Issue

So I've just been experiencing a weird issue with my system where it hangs and it is very unresponsive at random intervals of time (in fact, the first clue that I had an issue was when boot to desktop ...
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How to change default window background color in Windows 10?

In Windows 7 and Windows XP it was very easy to change the default background color of all windows to whatever you want. Staring at white window backgrounds all day is hard on the eyes. Once changed, ...
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Windows 10 Per-App Scaling?

I'm on a 15.6 inch 3840x2160 display, and scaling it at 150% gives me a perfect mix of lots of real estate and readable text size, but non-DPI aware apps have blurry text. Is there any way to scale ...
5
votes
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Internal card reader fails after upgrade to Windows 10 - “Device could not be migrated”

I have just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, everything went smoothly except for one thing: My internal card reader mostly stopped working - it doesn't recognize any card that I can insert into ...
5
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Can't connect to SFTP: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server

When i try to use SFTP via filezilla to connect to my CentOS 6.6 server i get the following error: Status: Connected to (redacted) Error: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server Error: ...
5
votes
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548 views

Chrome disable white blank page flash before website is loaded

When going to a new webpage in Chrome, the screen will flash white before the website is loaded. This is annoying as I have a lot of websites set to use dark themes with Stylish and the transition is ...
5
votes
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Windows XP installation disk for XP Mode under Windows 7?

I am running XP mode under Windows 7, for testing / troubleshooting software. I am trying to install a third party driver(unidrv printer), and I get stuck at Setup failed to locate required files. ...
5
votes
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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 ...
5
votes
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479 views

Windows 8.1 Does not Detect Bluetooth Headset

I have the Motorola S11 Flex HD wireless Bluetooth headset which I have had connected to a Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine with an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth for Desktop card. This ...
5
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 ...
5
votes
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289 views

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 ...
5
votes
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471 views

Copy text from rectangle selection in Chrome

A picture is worth a thousand words : In Rietveld web diff tool I want to copy code from one of the buffer, but text selection with the mouse spreads over the other buffer when selecting multiple ...
5
votes
0answers
121 views

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 ...
5
votes
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341 views

How can I stop my laptop waking from suspend as the lid is closed?

I have an Alienware M17x with Kubuntu 14.10. When I suspend to RAM and close the lid, very often it will wake up after a few seconds of sleep. Sometimes not. I get the feeling it's related to how ...
5
votes
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182 views

IE will not seek audio/webm file

I'm trying to create a WebM audio only that will playback and seek in all browsers using the HTML5 tag and mime type audio/webm. I've found workarounds to get this to work in all browsers, but they ...
5
votes
0answers
309 views

How to make Select Tool mode default instead of Hand Tool in PDF-XChange Viewer?

I am always using PDF-XChange Viewer for PDF viewing, which works great for me. One issue that bothers me a lot is that, by default, it will be in Hand Tool (second button checked in the following ...
5
votes
0answers
1k views

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
0answers
260 views

Microsoft Word - Antialiasing for font selection panel

Is there a way for me to enable anti-aliasing on the Font Selection pane in Microsoft Word? I know that there are other ways for me to search for fonts, but for a quick search the non-anti-aliased ...

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