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Ls and input redirection

I'd like to redirect contents of a file to ls command input: ls -l < /home/john/1.txt where 1.txt content is just: /etc I expected ls to list the content of file defined in /home/jonh1.txt - ...
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Is there a way to use the native Mac input methods when connected via TeamViewer

When I connect to a Mac machine via TeamViewer (e.g. from a Linux machine), the keyboard input is being sent directly from my controlling machine. However, it seems that input methods on Linux such ...
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Keyboard keys mixed up (y and z) on Win 10

Configuration: Lenovo P50 PC Windows 10 Enterprise I have a really weird problem. I have 2 keyboard layouts installed English-US (QWERTY) and German (QWERTZ). All was working fine. Then starting ...
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Excel interprets percentage inputs inconsistently

I am inputting numbers into a cell that is formatted to display the number as percentage. I desire to enter 10%, so I type “10” into the cell and hit Enter. The cell now displays 10% (great). I ...
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How to make Kaomoji and Symbols tabs appear on Windows 10 emoji dialog?

MS has added the Japanese Kaomoji and Japanese Compatibility Symbols in Windows 10 insider build 17661 I'm using build 17746 and I have Japanese keyboard on my PC, but I can't see those things appear....
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Unable to disable Hold to Rightclick on Touchscreen in Windows 10

Title. The option seems to be messing with some of my programs, so I've tried to disable it. In both the Ease of Access center and Pen And Touch control panel area, I've unticked "Enable press and ...
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How to use a 'Clickpad'

I'm going through libinput source and it mentions clickpads at some places. I've a laptop with a touchpad and I've never used a clickpad before. Can anyone explain how a clickpad works, what are the ...
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WinWget - using an input file

I have an input file where i want to download some images. The form is like this https://asite.com/img1.jpeg https://asite.com/img2.jpeg And so on... I used WinWget. I clicked Add Job then i ...
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Input corrupted on Windows 10 after 1083 update: ASCII chars are replaced with �

Suddenly, likely due an update, input is corrupted for ASCII chars. I am using Windows 10 (Version 1803, Build 17134.112). Usually if I write left Alt + 254 on numeric keyboard I got black square ■ ...
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Batch File: Loop Not Outputting Inputted Variable Value to External File

The problem lies in this part of the code: for /l %%x in (1, 1, %num%) do ( set /p "inp=Enter Ext of PC: " echo pc-%inp%x>>"Myfile.log" ) Here is the full code: @ECHO OFF :: +++++++++++...
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RDP: changing input mode to usb connecting controller

I'm connected to my windows 10 pc from my phone (samsung 9+). I have a controller connected to my phone's usb. However, the controller only controls the RDP app. That is, if I click b on the ...
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use android or PC as keyboard output for RPI3

I just installed raspbian lite on my pi3 and don't have a keyboard to set it up with, I need some way of sending keyboard output to the pi so that I can configure SSH, I have a PC running windows 10 ...
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Trying to give “&” as part of adb shell input text

I'm working with the login page in one of the instance I need to pass the password which has "&" in it. It is not letting me send the text which involves "&". Example: adb shell input text ...
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Keyboard ignored by Linux kernel?

I did my first install of base arch linux: I added iw and wpa_supplicant---that's about it. I My machine's (samsung xe500c13) built-in keyboard works in the EFI environment---I can change the boot ...
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Touchscreen support after update dropped

I'm an ArchLinux user I'm having an issue using evdev with my touchscreen (on Raspberry3 Board) before upgrading the system all works regulary.After the upgarde the touchscreen doesn't recognize touch ...
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Can i use a high ampere battery power bank than my tab's actual input [duplicate]

I recently bought a new battery power bank but its output is 5V 3.1A. But my tab's input is 5V 2.0A. Is it completely safe to use it with my tab or is there any danger or risk.
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How can i press a button in few on screen browser windows simultaneously?

I have my browsers opened in this configuration on my desktop: Is there a way to press red buttons simultaneously? I found similar question: Can I mirror / duplicate mouse events on both halves of ...
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Properties of a good object for tapping (stylus) on touchscreen keyboard?

I was thinking of inputting somewhat larger text on a touchscreen, and since I have fat and clumsy fingers, that will be a total pain to type by hand/fingers. So I thought, it would be much easier ...
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PowerShell: **reading** input from the keyboard AND **redirecting output** to a variable/file

Sorry if my question is trivial; I'm a beginner with PowerShell. My program (plink) is expecting for an answer from the keyboard and will return some output. Is it possible to redirect the output to ...
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Constant null input

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 700 with an Antergos. It appears that there is a constant input about every second, which keeps me from scrolling in the terminal or using tty. This is the output using $ xev ...
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Windows 7 Keyboard Language reverting back “ `` ”

I am having issues with a user who wishes to use "Spanish (Spain-International)". However, whenever he reboots he is unable to use the tilde (`) on vowels. He would normaly press: ` + e = é In his ...
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Holding keys doesn't work - Fedora 26 Gnome

Since two system updates before i started to notice that when i hold a key it repeats just a few times and randomly stops. Example (I'm holding a key and when it stops I move to the next one). ...
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Applescript - Customize text-to-speech pronunciation of Chinese characters

I would like to change the default pronunciation of certain Chinese characters and phrases using Applescript. This would be an improvisation of the suggestion given by @JRobert over here. The basic ...
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Windows 10 English Display Language with Russian Input Method

I'm struggling to achieve what seems like a quite easy thing. I'm running a Windows 10 Laptop installed in English. I live in Germany, so Country or region (Settings -> Time & Language -> ...
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Input format in Excel

How can I force the format for this example in an Excel cell? 3.3H73 (number, period, number, letter, number number)
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Does Dual-link DVI provide lower 'data-transfer latency' over Single-link?

There is a popular myth.. or reality.. I always wondered, what if i will connect Dual-Link DVI at 1920x1080? Does it ever produces any benefits over single link DVI connection? E.g. theoretically it ...
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Microsoft Word inserts `É` character when typing `?`

Currently when I attempt to enter a question mark in any application it works fine and I get the following symbol: ? But when I hit the same input inside Microsoft Word I get the following symbol: É ...
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By ffmpeg, can I capture two live stream inputs, which are directshow input and gdigrab input?

I want to upload live-stream to youtube with live chat window by ffmpeg's overlay. So, I tried to test that like this by ffplay ffplay -f dshow -video_size 1920x1080 -rtbufsize 700k -framerate 59.94 ...
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Escape the input box while pressing Shift in Ubuntu

This disturbs me for a long time. Pressing shift may cause the caret to escape the input box. For instance, if I would like to rename the newly-created folder to underscore _, it frustrates me. ...
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Linux: date cmd doesn't accept its own output string as input string?

$ date Mi 14. Jun 09:54:58 CEST 2017 $ date -d "Mi 14. Jun 09:54:58 CEST 2017" +%s date: invalid date ‘Mi 14. Jun 09:54:58 CEST 2017’ Why wouldn't the date command accept its own output string as ...
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Can't enter unicode character with Alt+ even with EnableHexNumpad

I'm trying to enter unicode characters by using Alt+#### but I'm not being able to. In Registry Editor, I added a new String value called EnableHexNumpad with value of 1 in HKCU\Control Panel\Input ...
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Detecting tablet mode in Linux on Yoga 11e?

I'm running Linux on a Yoga 11e (the Thinkpad model, not the Chromebook). I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to detect when the device switches to tablet mode and when it switches to laptop ...
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Excel Input Data Card - Template Needs Regular Updating - Copy/Paste data

We make use of an Excel template (not a proper template file but just a pre-laid out spreadsheet with blank cells awaiting input) to serve as a method of recording data during the build of a product. ...
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Disable Xbox One controller in UWP apps like Windows Store

I've noticed recently on Windows 10 that UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps like the Xbox app, Windows Store app, etc are taking some inputs from my attached Xbox One controller. There is an ...
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WM_TOUCH to WM_LBUTTONDOWN

One of the strange behaviors I find on my Windows 10 device with a touchscreen is pressing on the touchscreen and having no mouse-button down event triggered. For example, I use an app called Caustic ...
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Synchronize Anthy Preferences

I use the Anthy IME with ibus for japanese language input on US standard keyboards. I've made certain customizations in the preferences that I'd like to replicate across my other machines, all running ...
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Can't type closing angle bracket in Kali Linux

After searching the web for two hours, fooling with keyboard settings and restarting my computer I have not been able to find a solution. I noticed the problem while trying to program in nano when I ...
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Input devices randomly stop working on Windows 7

I have a Lenovo all-in-one PC (IdeaCentre B520) with Windows 7 installed. It probably isn't old (systeminfo.exe shows Windows 7 installation from 2012 and BIOS from 2011). Its screen has touch input ...
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Do leds (num lock, caps lock, scroll lock) on keyboard light up before being handled by computer or after?

I'm trying to find a simple method to measure input lag in games and came up with idea of binding some action (shooting from a gun for example) to caps lock and measuring difference between caps lock ...
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how to pass audio input stream to skype?

Is it possible to pass arbitrary input stream to skype? I have a server where skype is installed(skype 4.3 version). Server has Ubuntu 14.10 distro, xorg and openbox packets installed for X Window ...
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My Apostrophe Key is Making Commas

While using MS Word in Windows 7, when I type the ` key and if it's not at the end of a word, it turns into a ,. I've never had this issue before and it's driving me crazy! I tried googling it to ...
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Have it ever happened to you, when you type fast, e.g “kill”, it turns out “ikll”? [duplicate]

I have bought a new keyboard and noticed this glitch so many times now. Whenever you type some two keys in a very quick succession, there is a chance that the OS will interpret those keys backwards? ...
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How to render invisible chars in a text area?

Assuming this is not a text renderer limitation, and that a font can opt to show those chars, I would like to have things like u2028 (LS - Line Separator) and u2029 (PS - Paragraph Separator) rendered ...
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i want to broadcast the audio (livestream) from pc 1 “line in” through pc 2 via network “LAN”

i want to broadcast(livestream) the audio from pc 1 "line in" through pc 2 via network "LAN" because i have no available built in audio interface in pc 2..
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Is there a way to externally prevent a program from stealing input feedback?

Recently, the developers of a piece of development software I use decided that their software was going to start stealing input feedback. By stealing input feedback, I mean it intercepts key presses ...
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Is there any general way to control the external display menu from unix?

A lot of modern LCD monitors offer a menu to select the input source, change brightness, etc. I would like to access the features of this menu from the terminal on my computer (either Linux or OSX). ...
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Wayland alternative for xorg's xdotool?

xdotool is a nice X application, I tend to use it for creating macro commands (like alt+f4 or ctrl+w or ctrl+alt+backspace or something like that) It's really easy to use and convenient, but I don't ...
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“The current input timing is not supported..”

I recently had the PSU changed on my dell inspiron 545, and now whenever I boot up I get the following message: "The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display. Please change your ...
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How do you remove Audio input/output devices on mac?

During my attempt to route audio from the system to a audio device that has the system audio and mic audio, I now have many audio devices that I wish to remove, the un-installers on the programs didn'...
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Raw Bitstream vs Container?

I've been researching multimedia formats (although recently, I've been told not to use the word "format" as it's ambiguous.) I learned that a video file is composed of the Raw Bitstream encoded ...