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Dec
8
comment How to fix a corrupted LibreOffice spreadsheet
Create a new ods file. Unzip it, replace the content.xml with the broken one. Then zip it, rename it to ods and open it. See if that fixes your problems.
Dec
2
comment How to ls -l file from output of grep
Have you tried replacing the backtick with $(grep .... etc)? I heard that the backtick can cause problems.
Nov
24
comment Best way to go about disabling a hard drive?
Never use RAID 0 for valuable data that you don't backup continuously. You may gain extra speed, but it's at a cost. Either one of the disks may fail, resulting in data loss. The result is twice the risk you have with no RAID.
Nov
18
comment Recover Word documents from computer lab PC when source (USB) drive no longer exists?
I was referring to deleted autorecovery files on the harddisk, not the usb stick. But yes, you're probably right. When the document was edited on a school computer, then it's probably lost, as they won't allow you to take that thing apart and run a recovery tool on it. That would recover many other files as well, and that would cause privacy issues.
Nov
17
comment Office 2016 installation “can't find a required file” (but won't specify what file) - how to debug?
Call Microsoft!
Nov
12
comment SD Card Failures
Link to what you've found. This is information that makes your question more valuable, and it shows that you've done research. If you have more links or info about what you tried, let us know. So you could make that video 200 minutes long, and that should prolong the life of the card. It doesn't help find the solution to this question though. Try a USB stick if possible and see what happens then.
Nov
12
comment SD Card Failures
How big is that 1 minute video, and how big is that card? You can copy the damaged file back to your laptop and compare it bit by bit with the original. That should make it clear if the file is changed. You played this file 6000 times in two days. In a year that will be 1.000.000 times. What does the manufacturer say about this?
Nov
12
comment Shutting down computer during dropbox synchronization
You can test this. Take a 100MB file, sync it and monitor how long it takes. Then take another 100MB file, not the same though, and upload it until about 90% is done. Then shutdown dropbox or restart your computer. Then try again and see if it takes about the same time, or significantly less time.
Nov
10
comment Size vs Size on Disk Windows 10
If the clustersize for each of those 60k files would be 32kb, then it would account for 2TB, not 7. So, what is the clustersize of that system?
Nov
10
comment How to connect to a SFTP
In a normal setting the firewall won't block outgoing traffic, from your laptop to that SFTP server. Your router probably won't block it either. In a company network or internet cafe it might be blocked. The server firewall might filter on IP addresses. Ask the admin over there.
Nov
10
comment Filezilla client cannot retrieve the list files from the server
You use FTP, that's port 21 normally. The firewall on the server has to allow traffic on that port. If this is not a production server, you can test this easily by stopping the firewall entirely. If it works after the firewall has stopped, you know the cause. Then start it again, because that's what you want. Then open port 21 (for FTP) and try again. If you use something else, the port number may be different.
Nov
10
comment Filezilla client cannot retrieve the list files from the server
You need to create a user, set the folder and proper rights for the user to that folder. See my updated answer.
Nov
4
comment Cascading Routers
If all people use Wireless, then you could try to use one or more repeaters. If the floors are not too thick concrete, it might work well enough.
Oct
20
comment GIMP save PNG in 16 and 24 bit
If the answer has helped you fix your problem, accept the answer and upvote useful comments.
Oct
20
comment GIMP save PNG in 16 and 24 bit
I'm not going to do your assignment. I've given a solution. You can download my image and see if it's 16 bit or not. Follow my exact solutions - so export with all options checked (and do not save for web). I tried again with your image and that worked for me.
Oct
19
comment GIMP save PNG in 16 and 24 bit
I've solve it. See my updated answer and the included picture.
Oct
19
comment GIMP save PNG in 16 and 24 bit
The only way to get 16 bit is converting to grayscale, then there's 8 bit for the grayscale, and 8 bit for the alpha. But when I export to PNG, and reopen it, it reports 4 channels. Still I guess this is the way to get there.
Oct
19
comment GIMP save PNG in 16 and 24 bit
(1) Why can't you use Photoshop - because you don't have it, of because you're force to use Gimp? If this is about learning Gimp, then tell us so we know this has to be a Gimp solution. If not, there are several alternatives to get around this. (2) Why do you need a 16 bit PNG? Is that school assignment? Does that even exist? Maybe this is just to challenge you and see what you come up with. The answer could be: it doesn't exist.
Oct
19
comment GIMP save PNG in 16 and 24 bit
Thanks for that insight. For this question you would need to save the image without transparency, and I have no idea how to that. In Photoshop there is a checkbox if I remember correctly. Here I don't see one.
Oct
16
comment restrict shared folders on virtualbox?
I don't have a Windows machine here, but can't you block the specific IP of the guest machine on the host firewall? This will only work if the IP is fixed. Even though DHCP will reserve a specific IP for each machine on the network, that can change over a longer time.