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What is the currently the preferred location of PowerShell profiles?

I've come across this (archived) Blog post on PowerShell profiles. In the learning docs I read a note that the scripts should not be stored on OneDrive. Users probably will use the standard settings ...
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Does Visual Studio Code have an equivalent to CLion's CMake Profiles?

I'm following along this tutorial to learn CMake. In the tutorial, the instructor demonstrates encapsulating the setting of a CMake variable (i.e. a -D command line argument) in the Settings > ...
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Messed up Windows .ps1 file, and now can't open CMD or run any commands in Powershell

At some point, I created a startup file for cmd and powershell. Ending in .ps1 I think. I must have a typo in it or something because I now get this error in powershell when trying to run commands: &...
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Powershell custom prompt with posh-git git status prompt

I made my own custom prompt for PowerShell and my prompt be look like : [HH:mm] omkrbhagat C:\Users\onkar ~ Then, I installed posh-git module and import in my profile. Auto tab completion for git ...
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Profile loaded even after reboot

I manage an AVD machine and multiple users are logging in everyday. The question I have is why accounts stay loaded even after reboot. Here a screenshot of the accounts profiles List users (Yellow ...
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My Chrome profile is reset when opening a file if Chrome is not running when the file is opened

I'm running Chromium and every time a file is opened with it while it's closed, the Default profile is completely reset. In other words: chrome.exe is not running Open any file with chrome.exe, e.g. ...
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How do I "unshare" files that are in a "shared" state with users on my computer (Windows 11)

So a couple of days back I accessed files from my user profile from another user profile on my computer, ever since then some files were in shared state and I haven't been able to unshare them.
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How to disable Profiles in Chrome

I have used Chrome without a profile. Some months ago, I clicked something or answered some questions resulting in two profiles. They have a crazy split of bookmarks and profile photo etc. And ...
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How to use another existing Firefox profile (the easy way)

After "cross-grading" my 32-bit Firefox to 64-bit failed on Windows (the upgraded Firefox still was placed in "Programs (x86)"), I decided to uninstall it and reinstall it. Now it ...
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How to always display profile name in Chrome?

In Chrome, when using a profile, there is an avatar menu button on the top-right corner. The first time the browser starts after profile is created, the profile name is displayed with the avatar, but ...
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Does replacing an "older" Thunderbird profile in a new computer, cause emails to be removed from another computer that is actively using Thunderbird?

I'm helping a client with configuring a new computer. Meantime, she has been using Thunderbird in another computer (laptop), while she is traveling. I transferred the Thunderbird profile to the new ...
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Tried to move windows users folder to another dive but messed up bad

I was following this tutorial video https://youtu.be/88isPOPkscE So basically what I was trying to do was to move users folder to another dive. As the video was telling I went to regedit and did want ...
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windows profile got corrupted; a few patches?

We had a power outage while I was asleep, and I left my PC opened since I wasn't done working. By the time I woke up, my PC had booted up on its own but my profile was already seemingly corrupted: I ...
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Thunderbird email: cloning an account

I'm running Thunderbird 78.14.0 under Linux. In a given Thunderbird profile, I have several email accounts, all of which are using IMAP. I want to "clone" one of these accounts, as follows .....
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Programmatically determining shell profile file

My script needs to inject an alias into shell profile file. That script may be run in bash (so it would inject the alias into ~/.bashrc) or zshell (~/.zshrc) or any other shell. Is there a way to get ...
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How to hide/remove user profile icon in ms edge address bar?

How to hide/remove user profile icon in ms edge address bar? I know which account I use and expose profile image is not good for share screen for security reason.
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Meaning of `mesg n || true` in bash profile

A ~/.profile I encountered had this line at the bottom. I understand mesg toggles seeing other's messages, but what about the || true part ? What does that achive in the context of a .profile file ?
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Precedence of profile files

On my work machine (which I do not have sudo access on), I change my $PATH variable in my ~/.profile. However, I am finding that some scripts in /etc/profile.d are changing the path further, making my ...
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How to create multiple password protected browser profiles on a windows 10 machine

I've got multiple people using the same machine with the same user account. Assume that this is not possible to change and I won't get into the details why. The system has all Windows 10 pro features. ...
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How to block access to .bashrc and .profile

How can I block possibility to download .bashrc and .profile files from Debian server with Nginx? I already added this to vhosts configuration: location ~* \.(bashrc|profile)$ { deny all; } ...
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Where to find Thunderbird profile in macOS Sierra10.12.6?

I've used Thunderbird for ~7 years on a MacBook Air, which is now running macOS Sierra 10.12.6. The present Thunderbird version on that machine is 68.11.0. I am in the process of moving from that ...
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Logitech Gaming Software NOT Saving Custom Profiles to the On-Board Memory for their G9x Mouse on Windows 7 64-bit

I have a Logitech G9x gaming mouse and I have Logitech Gaming Software v9.02.65 installed on my Windows 7 64-bit machine. When I open the application and have it set to the On-Board Memory option and ...
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How do I change Win10 display name? (network account)

I'm trying to change my display name in windows 10, but because it's a network user account I'm not sure how to go about doing this. When I go into [ Settings > Accounts > Your Info ], I can see ...
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How to create a hardware profile in Windows 10

Basically reposting from How to create a hardware profile in Windows 10 https://www.techulator.com/experts/5434-How-to-create-a-hardware-profile-in-windows-10 When you use hardware profiles, each time ...
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What to keep/copy from a Thunderbird profile?

During my last years of using Mozilla Thunderbird for my E-Mailing, I always copied my whole profile folder to a new computer or a reinstalled system, which worked fairly well. I use the Lightning ...
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Bash: ".profile" not loaded despite nonexistance of .bash_profile or .bash_login (Debian 10)

Reading the documentation in ~/.profile, on my Debian system, it is stated that # ~/.profile: executed by the command interpreter for login shells. # This file is not read by bash(1), if ...
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$PATH variable is messed up, where is it being sourced from in Mac Catalina

When I echo $PATH in terminal, I see a big string that kind of looks messed and has some old irrelevant paths. I would like to fix this. But first, I'd like to understand when I echo $PATH in terminal,...
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How to reset or clear user profile in Windows 10 from command line?

I'll have to use shared user profile which is on Domain. I would like to clear/reset the profile to default settings so it will be like a new profile when user logs in. How can I do this from command ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 profile error: “Find: '/usr/lib/modules/5.0.0-25-generic/kernel/drivers/thermal': File or directory not found”

When I start my computer this message appears: Error found when loading /etc/profile: Find: '/usr/lib/modules/5.0.0-25-generic/kernel/drivers/thermal': File or directory not found I controlled and I ...
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Colors change on external monitor when I close laptop lid, Windows 10

Help! I have an external Benq monitor attached to my Dell laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 5567). When I close the lid on the laptop, the colors change drastically on the monitor. They aren't correct. The ...
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Powershell Profile is not available over ssh

I have installed openssh on my windows 10 desktop through the apps and features menu. I can ssh to the machine and see my files as my regular user. I can access my files, but $PROFILE results in "is ...
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Creating multiple sync profiles in Firefox

I have multiple devices, each of which has Firefox with multiple profiles. Each profile is role independent, and therefore has very different layouts and links, but I move between roles on each of the ...
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Terminal gets closed as soon as I start it

I have newly given ubuntu 16.04. I wanted my terminal to execute command during start up so I go to: Edit -> profile preferences -> run a custom command instead of my shell There I wrote the ...
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Is it possible to elevate an application to run as admin without changing user context (profile)?

I've been coming across this more often as I roll out Windows 10 workstations and encounter various issues with our current software stack. Often I'll need to run an application or utility which ...
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Move specific Windows-10 user profile and installed software to a new pc

It's along the lines of this question but what is not clear if this process will move also my installed programs/games/software that I want to move along to a new computer that is already setup. Here ...
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How to run a bash script automatically at gnome login

I want to use Gnome's inbuilt Screen Recorder for recording GUI sessions for audit purpose. To automate this, I changed the Shortcut for the screen recorder as "Alt+U" and then executed command "...
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~/.bash_profile not source from symlinked login shell

If I call bash --login Then ~/.bash_profile is called. This seems as it should. I also have /bin/sh symlinked to bash $ ls -l /bin/sh lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Jun 22 2017 /bin/sh -> bash ...
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/etc/profile.d script interfering with a service starting, and considerably delaying ssh availability after reboot

I have created a script in /etc/profile.d (centos6), not related to puppet in any way, instead it just copy's some files to a users dir. Somehow, on a puppet enterprise master server, this script is ...
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How to see all chrome user profiles when on new computer

I sign in to Chrome browser on Windows 10 using my Google account. In the Chrome browser I have 5 profiles all with different gmail account. Since I sign in to the browser itself I though when having ...
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Mac OS X High Sierra: Firefox profile is missing or inaccessible

4 times in the last 2 weeks Firefox has crashed. When I went to relaunch it, I could not! It told me Your FireFox profile is missing or inaccessible. I tried everything on Mozilla's site, nothing as ...
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User's PowerShell Profile Path Location on Linux and macOS?

I cannot find the user's PowerShell local profile file on Linux. Where is it located at on non-Windows OSs?
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Firefox ESR became very slow with a network profile

We are using Firefox (on Windows) in our company with network based profiles on a local server. It worked fine until Firefox ESR 52.3. But then we switched to ESR 52.4 and later 52.5. Now the access ...
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How to specify which client authentication certificate to use with wifi profile in Windows?

Using EAP-TLS authentication method allows users to authenticate on the Access Point using a client authentication certificate. Via Windows wifi properties, you can choose "Smart Card or other ...
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How do I share konsole profiles with other computers?

I work on several computers and have set them up similarly. Today I created a new Konsole profile on one computer and want to use the new profile on other computers without manually recreating the ...
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"fork: Resource temporarily unavailable" from git in MacOS El Capitan

Sometimes when I am using Git and cannot do a sudo command, it reports fork: Resource temporarily unavailable What does this mean, and what should I do about it?
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R not reading Rprofile.site at startup

When I start R it’s meant to read from /etc/Rprofile.site first thing. I’ve verified that this isn’t happening but have no idea why or how to fix it. When I source('/etc/Rprofile.site') at startup ...
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Setting up customizable power options for different activities (reading, listening to music, etc.)

How can I set up various configurations of customized power options for different activities? Settings I would like to configure: Reading Mode -> screen never goes to sleep, low performance, dim ...
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Cisco VPN client settings overwritten by one host

I frequently connect to my work vpn, and to the vpn of one of my customers. Every time I connect to my customer's VPN all the settings from my work VPN are cleared out. That is, the next time I want ...
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How do I rename the computer name/root in Mac OSX

I'm new to Mac. I would like to rename the computer name/root title that shows up when I open the terminal. Usually it's like computername:~ xxx$ Any and all help is appreciated!
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Where does Windows XP store wlan profiles and how to show/delete them?

I'm running Windows XP on a computer I do not hold (full) admin rights to. I've been trying to figure out where to find and delete a specific wireless network profile using the command line. Using ...
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