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comment I want to write a batch file to selectively delete a folder from list of folders
@Dave Ok didn't realize we can now ask and get answers for assignments from uni/school here in Superuser.. I thought this was discouraged.. not sure if it is off-topic or not (But as you said I guess it is no longer off-topic). The whole format of this particular question feels like a copy and paste off an assignment without any effort from the person asking question.
Jun
29
comment I want to write a batch file to selectively delete a folder from list of folders
Looks like an assignment question to me...
Jun
21
comment My website is visible only through direct URL but not via the domain name I bought
DNS takes time to propagate. How long ago did you link the domain name to point to the hosting? Also if you do nslookup on the "Domainname" do you get the correct IP address of the hosting? Also are you sure when you point the domain name to the hosting, you are using the exact address? (example: www.mydomainname-webhostbox.net is different to mydomainname-webhosbox.net and can point to different address)
Jun
21
comment Running whatsapp on chrome with arc welder app
Highly unlikely. WhatsApp has always try to recognize if you are using the same account WhatsApp in different device (say 2 different android phones). Unless WA removes that restriction from their binary, or your development env can duplicate your phone (so WA doesn't realize it is being run from 2 different device) - very unlikely. Have you ask WA dev to see if it is possible?
Jun
21
comment 4TB GPT drive is raw
If you know what the previous partition was, you can probably try to use gparted to reset it... or use some linux live CD and see if you can access the data. may be best to clone the drive (using CloneZilla or something similar) first so at least you can have some trial run to try a few method of getting it read.
Jun
12
comment Witcher 3 causes PC to restart randomly
Check Event Viewer (I'm assuming this is a Windows machine) and see if there are any error just at the time of the shutdown?
Jun
10
comment Speed of an Internal File Transfer on a Remote Device (HDD/NAS)
I'd say try both method and see how you go. I think (note: think, I haven't tested this) that SSH directly to the NAS and let the NAS copy internally from the ext-HDD into itself will be faster as the process done internally rather than being done by the windows OS... but I can't prove this as I haven't done any testing. At the same time it may not make any difference because the copying speed from the external HDD is slow enough that either method won't make a difference.
May
31
comment how to see all connected clients to a router/modem including linux and windows pcs
nmap (and the GUI front end zenmap) are very handy yes, but those are 3rd party application, hence why I didn't suggest it in the first place. nmap are also available on linux side if you need it that way.
May
30
comment how to see all connected clients to a router/modem including linux and windows pcs
Depends from where I guess. from Windows machine "arp -a" will show all connected devices to that router based on IP address and Mac address. The same information usually can be found on the modem/router DHCP log itself.
May
19
comment Getting started on a multi-purpose home server that i can also access via the internet: Media Streaming, Game Server, File storage/Backup
What you are after sounds like a NAS (Network Attached Storage). NAS is often compatible with other OS perfectly fine (SMB/Samba is working across the board, and some NAS offers other protocol support like AFP and NFS). Check out FreeNAS and their features here and hopefully it meets what you wanted.
May
19
comment Edit xml file using shell script / command
Why not use some text editor like vi / vim / emacs / gedit (pick any of your choice)? Or you can only use shell scripts and can't use any programs?
May
19
comment How to access a web interface on my NAS backup unit which is on our server's internal network
No option to VPN into the internal network?
May
17
comment Mac OS X backup to NAS Server - Time Machine or other
Synology can support time machine backup. Assuming the latest DSM (5.2) It is located on Control Panel - File Services. Under there there is a Mac File Service. Simply enable that, and then set a dedicated "Time machine" folder, and you can point your mac to that and it should work like your normal time machine backup. (I happened to own the same NAS, I just don't use that feature because I don't have a mac)
May
17
comment How do I use both my router as a secondary DHCP server?
I'm not sure about what you're asking (2nd DHCP server), and to build from your question, assuming your router supports it, why not have static DNS entry on your router? So the router will have jonslaptop points to a static IP (or reserved IP)? But this will also means you will need to create static / reserved IP for each of your machines that you want local machines lookup.
May
17
comment How to change file association for .iso files?
You can't. ISO files by default is a kind of container files. It will not execute. There may be installer files inside the ISO files that you can run and install, but Windows by default will not recognize ISO file as something that it can execute and run. There may be some 3rd party that automatically mount the ISO files (so you have visibility of the content of the ISO files) and then run the obvious setup.exe (or install.exe) but I'm not aware of one. About changing the association of .ISO with some other programs, check the answer from Jeremy.
May
16
comment Automating a folder backup task (zip, move, then rename according to naming convention)
@Austin''Danger''Powers 7zip have portable version, so you can leave the 7z.exe somewhere in the folder of your choice. Other admin has to know exactly where the 7z executable located to delete it (which that information is inside the batch script of course, but once they know it is needed, I doubt they will delete it). They won't be able to do accidental un-installing from the list of Programs and Features.
May
16
comment noscript - Allow the main/originating site by default
Well.. the problem would be "How does NoScript knows that is the needed JS hosted on that particular server?". There is no way to set that by default, unless somehow NoScript have that information in advance. Your best way is to set the site on Allow / Trust, and then set the JS hosted on a particular server on "Allow" (or if you prefer to Trust the whole domain, that is your choice), and it will remember it. The idea for NoScript is to hold off ALL scripting, and then the human make informed decision to allow the sites/scripts that they wanted to allow.
May
15
comment How do clients identify the router on a network?
From your answer, the only way you assume the traffic goes directly to the router, is due to the proxy is not logging the traffic activity. Is there any way to test that the proxy is even working / doing its job besides just accepting and passing through network traffic? Perhaps configure the proxy to NOT pass traffic (which if the client gateway is the proxy, all traffic should terminate on the proxy) for testing? (Sorry for now this is just trying to go through and find out what can go wrong since it sounds like you've done the right thing)
May
15
comment How do clients identify the router on a network?
How do you test / confirm that the traffic goes directly from client to x.x.1.1? Can you see any traffic coming and passing through your proxy x.x.1.99? Proxy is meant to simply accept and pass traffic (although it can be made to do things in between). Also I'm assuming your subnet is 255.255.255.0(/24)?
May
15
comment How do clients identify the router on a network?
Is the default gateway still within the same LAN, or an IP address outside the LAN? If it is outside the LAN IP range (ip/subnet combination) then it will go through the existing gateway, to try to reach that new one, or even fail altogether. Also you mention "reconnecting" the network, after reconnection, does the network shows that it has the new gateway? (For windows, do ipconfig /all, for linux, ifconfig)