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comment HTTP vs. HTTPS- detailed procedure to implement HTTPS
@Matt, I guess not: Server Fault is a site for system and network administrators needing expert answers related to managing computer systems in a professional capacity. And indeed, this is just too broad, and shows no prior research effort whatsoever.
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revised Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted?
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comment What damage will powering down instead of shutting down do?
But powering down (like by holding the power button for a few seconds on most computers, or some switch on the low voltage site of the power supply) might be different from cutting the power? And thinking about it, before the soft power down was introduced, everyone eventually just cut the power using a switch on the main power? (Aka "It is Now Safe to Turn Off Your Computer".)
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comment Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted?
The most scary thing for me: this seems to be about a data disk, right? So it's not even the state of the OS itself that is hibernated onto that USB disk, but just data? In that case I'd kind of expect software to properly write things to disk when they get the signal that the OS is about to hibernate. But apparently not...
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revised Hibernating and booting into another OS: will my filesystems be corrupted?
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comment How can I make Time Machine back up my virtual machines?
Eh, @user603749, now that you accepted this: did this work for you? Your comment says that xattr didn't show anything? (Also, your ls output doesn't show an @, to indicate the file has extended attributes.) Was it excluded somewhere else?
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comment Remove two dots back from end of line
As an aside, just a quick test on my Mac: echo "gtk2-2.24.22-2.fc20.x86_64"|sed -E 's/^(.*)\.[^\.]*\.[^\.]*$/\1/'
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comment Remove two dots back from end of line
Nah, I don't like the question ;-) (But feel free to include it and remove my comments!) But I cannot upvote twice ;-)
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comment Remove two dots back from end of line
Even when being greedy, most regex implementations will still try to match the input, being less greedy if needed? So something like (.*)\.[^\.]*\.[^\.]* will match the full string, but then only capture whatever is before those last two dots. But indeed, your answer might very well be easier, if this is to be done in Bash, which is a good assumption giving it's apparently the output of an rpm command.
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answered How can I type in a specific width for my browser? I am using Chrome and the chrome dev-tools
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comment Is a long easy-to-remember passphrase, made out of dictionary words, really secure?
Or, @Jonathan, let's all be brave and learn some random new words ;-)
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comment Networking with a SSD and it's benefits?
I'd expect exactly the opposite, @Crystalwolf. Once the program is started, it's probably in memory, so it doesn't help a lot to put the software on an SSD. But for its data, things might be very different.
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comment Networking with a SSD and it's benefits?
Doesn't this assume all connected clients use the same data? Especially when they're almost simultaneously accessing different pieces from disk, I could imagine an SSD helps a lot. Also, 5 MB/s seems very low for a wired connection? Even using wireless I get much more, I think. But then: I'm no expert at all, the question lacks any detail, and apparently the OP is satisfied since they already accepted this.
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comment Replaced battery on laptop, charger burnt out
Capacity is not voltage but something like mAH (related to the number of cells), and maybe that matters for the charger. Also, maybe the type matters, like NiMH, Ni-Cad or Lithium Ion. So I guess that people who might know the answer, need those details for both the old and new battery. Also: was this the original charger?
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comment Replaced battery on laptop, charger burnt out
I'm not sure if it matters, but just in case: is the new battery the same capacity as the old one?
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comment Replaced battery on laptop, charger burnt out
(Unrelated: alot...)
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revised Can't unlock disks encrypted with Mavericks after upgrade to Yosemite?
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comment Is a long easy-to-remember passphrase, made out of dictionary words, really secure?
"If you ask humans to pick words at random, you get a heavy bias for concrete nouns", plus: they pick words they know. When thinking about dictionary attacks, some think that all words from a regular (printed) dictionary are tried, and the more the better. I doubt that. Smart dictionary attacks use dictionaries of only common words, not all 355,000 words that would be found in a 2,112 pages Oxford print, or something similar.
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comment How do I restore .bat files as executables?
True (same for previous versions of Windows/Notepad). But how does that answer the question?
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comment How can I make Time Machine back up my virtual machines?
As for limiting the backup size: you might want to read Time machine friendly virtual machine (VirtualBox) image files?