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Multiple Chrome Threads But Low CPU Used, how to allow chrome using more cpu?

I'm using an AMD EPYC 7502P 32c/64t. I'm running a bot that opens multiple Chrome instances. I'm running over 200 threads. For some reason, I'm using only 20% of the CPU power. Chrome is not really ...
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Setup Botpress on VPS

So I am able to setup Botpress bot engine to my Alibaba Cloud VPS instance but immediately I exit the terminal, the engine stops. Would anyone kindly help me know how to persist the instance after I ...
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slack bot running stops working occassionally

I'm following heroku's post including this specific section. If I make a noop change and I'm running a new deploy, the bot responds. But then after some time, I see bot stops responding: The heroku ...
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Trouble installing chatterbot

i'm installing Chatterbot cause i'll use it on a project but when I try to install then there's an error: pip install ./ChatterBot Looking in indexes: https://pypi.org/simple, https://www.piwheels....
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Can bots that crawl my site click links to delete my posts?

I have a website with a Content Management System built with PHP (no framework) and mySQL database. On my site's backend, I have buttons to delete posts. Recently I lost almost all of my posts (around ...
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What is the effect of ticking “This is a bot account” in Mastodon?

If I edit my profile I get the option to mark my account as a bot account: Currently the Mastodon documentation mentions the attribute, but doesn't explain what effect it has: https://docs....
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How to play iTunes music from from a script run from the terminal or AIML pattern?

I want to write a command that launches iTunes and play the first song that is in the playlist or song list. I can launch iTunes from my code but it doesn't start the song automatically. My AIML (...
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How does one enable/disable inline bot use in Telegram chats?

Attempting to use inline bots (including official ones such as @gif and @pic) in a specific Telegram group chat I'm in fails, regardless of the sender. Depending on various factors, including the ...
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How do I deploy a Discord bot to a VPS? [closed]

I wish to deploy this particular bot ( https://github.com/Cog-Creators/Red-DiscordBot ) to a VPS ( https://plox.host/ ). I have purchased a virtual server there and it is operational. I am using ...
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Skype For Buisness Auto-Reply Add-in Suggestions

Are there any decent Skype Add-ins or a feature in Skype that I can set up an auto-reply for incoming chats? I looked at Pamela For Skype, but it didn't work and checked for features built within ...
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What should I do when a bunch of machines keep trying to SSH into mine?

For the past few hours, a bunch of machines from China (well, supposedly) have been trying to SSH into my machine as root, and failing. Some (all?) of their IPs are: 218.65.30.53 221.194.47.221 115....
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Skype: Delete conversation with a bot

I added a skype bot and now I want to delete the complete chat history with that bot. If I remove the bot and add it again, the messages are all still there. There is also no option to delete the ...
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Get a Telegram notification only when a word is used on a channel [closed]

I'm subscribed to a Telegram channel that sometimes sends more than 20 messages a minute but I'm really interested in one or two of those messages a day. The messages I'm interested in all will ...
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How do I create an automated chrome browser script? (Refreshes page when text is displayed.)

I'm trying to create a bot for a game in the chrome browser that will automatically refresh the page when text is displayed, and also wait and refresh the page after other text is displayed...but I ...
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How to run a command with sudo from a certain path?

I'm setting up some automation with remote controlled bots. It's imperative that these bots have only exactly the permissions to run certain commands (I can't open the permissions too much in the ...
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Linux botnet removal

I fear that I'm under a linux botnet takeover. sudo netstat -antpv with all browsers closed, besides other results, returns this: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address ...
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Microsoft Bot Framework Emulator not installing - Error with dfsvc.exe

Trying to install the Microsoft Bot Framework Emulator on Windows 10 x64, ClickOnce is crashing and Event Log is showing the following error: Faulting application name: dfsvc.exe, version: 4.6.1038.0,...
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Mysterious event log message

I saw this message in my event log today. I tried searching on it without much success. - <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event"> - <System> <Provider ...
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Make Sikuli run on a separate virtual screen

I'm using Sikuli to create scripts that run using screen captures. How could I make a sikuli script run in a separate virtual screen in order to be able to use my computer when a script is running? ...
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The “smart” way to crawl the web [closed]

I have a project in which I have to crawl the web for lyrics, I am implementing depth-first search and I am making a database in a list (which contains nested lists which will later be saved in a file)...
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How to use Pywikibot to download only a few selected pages?

How to use Pywikibot to extract only a single page or a few pages along with the revision histories from a MediaWiki wiki, instead of the whole wiki?
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Writing a bot for an online game without screen-scraping or mouse macros [duplicate]

I want to write a bot that will only send simple commands. The game is an android game which I run in Bluestacks. Game is very simple. The actions the player can take are very limited and the game ...
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Is automated web site access legal? [closed]

Many web sites include in their terms of service things about automated access being prohibited. One example is in ebay's robots.txt file: The use of robots or other automated means to access the ...
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With a bot, how do I avoid or handle IRC server MOTD's?

I have an IRC bot written in Python that works fairly well. I think the issue is with my limited knowledge of the IRC protocol, so IRC gurus are particularly welcome here :D When you first connect to ...
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Operate mouse by drawn paths?

Can I set my mouse to follow a path? Not a recorded path but a drawn path? (with anchor points and handles) Better yet can I make it click at certain intervals?
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Unusual incoming connection?

I have a machine that directly connects to the internet. I have an unusual connection as shown above. I have not used VMWare for a while though. I know that the exe file is genuine. As a quick check, ...
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HuBot with HipChat: connecting, listening but not talking

I am try to configure HuBot to work with HipChat. My HuBot appears to be connecting and listening correctly, however is not responding to anything. I would appreciate any thoughts on what the problem ...
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gmail bot seems to be sending out emails when configured in outlook

I volunteer at a Nonprofit organization. We have an Exchange Server using Outlook. One of the employees linked her work email with her Gmail account. Last week, she called me to look at her mail. She ...
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Can a virus send mail from my computer if I don't have Outlook?

My ISP does not allow SMTP port 25 connections outside its network but only port 587. I don't use a desktop mail client like Outlook. Can a virus still send spam mail from my computer? How?
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Is it possible to set up a service/application like Jotti's malware scan?

I would like to scan files that are under 500/100 MB. Sadly, Jotti only scans files up to 25 MB. Is it possible to set up a service like that at home? The only way I know to run so many anti-virus ...
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Wildcard blocking of bots in Apache

I run a site which provides Subversion & TRAC for lots of open source projects. This works pretty well with one exception: Many search engines do not care about robots.txt and DoS the webserver ...
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Why is my Administrator name always changing to “zeus”?

On Windows 7, my Administrator account is changing the name from time to time to "zeus" and the password also is being reset. I've installed and cleaned my PC with a few malware removers (Ad-Aware, ...
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How do you detect the Indestructible TDSS botnet?

I see a lot of articals like Indestructible TDSS botnet is spotted in the tech press at the moment, but I have seen nothing about how to detect it. Any one know of any simple tool or test?
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Non-plugin IRC bot

I'm looking for a highly configurable IRC bot. Only requisite: it must not be a plugin to an existing IRC client like mIRC. Which is where I'm having trouble. IRC bots a plenty, but almost all of ...
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How to remove bots from my computer?

Because trend micro's rubotted detected that there is a bot running on my system and recommends to run Trend micro's house call to remove the bot. But when I ran house call, it does not detect ...
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Spyware used my gmail account to send thousands of spam e-mails to all my trusted contacts, what should I do?

I just logged in to my gmail and was shocked by the amount of automatic responses I got in my inbox. I then looked at my sent messages folder and noticed that apparently, thousands of spam e-mails ...
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How can I set the user info line in eggdrop?

I have installed eggdrop to a IRC channel. I have enabled greeting the user by setting the +greet option in eggdrop.conf. Apparently, however, a "user info line" (http://www.egghelp.org/faq.htm#104) ...
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Users\bots hitting weird urls on my site

Few times a day every day I get something hitting my site on urls like this: /MSOffice/cltreq.asp?UL=1&ACT=4&BUILD=6551&STRMVER=4&CAPREQ=0 /_vti_bin/owssvr.dll?UL=1&ACT=4&...
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How can I make an IRC trivia channel? [closed]

Well the idea started with my colleagues when we decided we should study better (med school). So we want to create and IRC Trivia bot with medical questions. The archive with the questions will be ...