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Google Cloud: OAuth clients in test mode that are using the OAuth OOB flow

The gdrive developers will need to make changes to gdrive, or it will stop working on 2022-10-03 (or 2023-01-31, if they request a one-time extension). I am using gdrive in order to interact with my ...
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How do you know if GPG verified the integrity of a downloaded file, and not just authenticated the signature?

How do you know when using GPG4Win/GnuPG/GPG to verify a downloaded file, if the file itself has been verified for integrity and has not been changed? Rather than just confirming the signature. How ...
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Wrong email registered on windows 11

After fully reset windows 11 and insert an outlook account without verification (I didn't why, i wrongly input the email but somehow the email is valid, probably other people account) So when the ...
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Verify a binary was actually built using a particular version of git release

How to verify a binary was actually built using a particular version of git commit/release and not built from a modified version. For small project we can build it ourself but for large projects like ...
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A video of 1h27m duration, only plays up to 27m

Background I have recovered some large videos as explained here: Many smaller images/videos are recovered from a formatted drive, except one specific big video larger than 2 or 3 GB There are 3 videos ...
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Logging into a Email address that was hosted on a private SMTP/Emailing server

As part of a development project I once did, I along with the other developers were assigned email addresses that were hosted on a private mail server. I have a game whose activation is tied to that ...
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Google cannot locate my GitHub repositories - Google Site Verification fails

I created a GitHub site last September using a Windows 10 laptop. Since then I have created five repositories. Google has never been able to locate any of them. A week ago I created a GitHub Page ...
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Are these strings the correct output to verify keys for file checksum?

I'm trying to verify the integrity of the files before installing a downloaded copy of Netbeans from the Apache.org site, per their suggestion. I'm not having luck verifying I am using the tools ...
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How to checksum files from filename on Linux

I have many files tagged with a CRC checksum on their filename on a Windows machine. Example: filename_[000000].extension I know there are a lot of options for Linux based systems to check/calculate ...
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Verifying Deployment for Windows 7 ESU

I am a bit confused about the meaning of "Verifying your deployment on eligible Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 machines for ESU" in this set of instructions: https:...
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Is there a faster way to verify that a drive has been fully zeroed?

In the coming months, I'm going to need to zero out a lot of disks. After wiping each drive, I need a quick way of making sure that the drive has been completely filled with zeroes. I could open each ...
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SSH Remote host identification has changed error tried deleting known_hosts

I tried using ssh-keygen -R but it gave some error. I tried to ssh to my router using the ssh command, then it asks for the password but I couldn't log in as it gives permission denied. However, when ...
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How to get a history of Google verification codes

Yesterday I got Google verification code -- the problem is I didn't take any action that would require this. So I would like to check the history of verification codes -- see what what reason they ...
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How do I verify if a conversion from docx to pdf is correct?

I can't check thousands of PDF files to see if the source DOCX is identical. Is there a way to do this automatically?
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How to verify a download file using a .sig file and public key, in Windows 10?

I'm interested in installing the Electron Cash application from electroncash.org (Electron-Cash-2.9.4.exe) and the website indicates that to be sure of the integrity of the download, I should verify ...
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Last folder structure before the re-imaged drive

Owning a Vaio computer with a factory image available in the drive. Lately I have backed up everything and using the Assist button, I have reversed the computer to factory state by simply using the ...
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How to validate Windows 7 COA? [duplicate]

How can I tell if a retail box of Windows 7 is genuine, especially from the Certificate of Authenticity (COA) seal? The COA has 3 barcodes: left, right, and bottom. The left one has 2 number sequences,...
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Clonezilla's checksums file verification using signature with gpg extension

There are CHECKSUMS.TXT and CHECKSUMS.TXT.gpg files available on the Clonezilla Live's official download page. However I cannot verify its signature by usual verify command: $ gpg --verify --...
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Maintain a hashcode- (checksum-) file differentially

Assume you have a file hierarchy with like a million files (could be a backup). As described in https://askubuntu.com/questions/318530/generate-md5-checksum-for-all-files-in-a-directory one could use ...
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Windows 10 Image (WIM) validation

Years ago one could use ghost to image a drive and then hash the result. When the image was restored, the new drive could also be hashed to validate the integrity of the image. Is there any similar ...
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SSH key verification for many hosts behind a single DNS name

(note: this seems similar to an existing question, but I believe there are some differences in the implementation details here) The Problem I've got a few hundred hosts behind a single DNS address. ...
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Is there a way to verify that the PayPal account used to make a payment is legitimate? [closed]

I have a small web site where I sell software that I write. Payments for the registration/license codes for my software are done via PayPal. I have an automated IPN script that links to my PayPal ...
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How can I cryptographically verify that someone owns the website they claim to?

More specifically, can I get them to sign a string of text with their x509 private certificate and then I can verify it using the public cert used by the website in question? Perhaps I could supply ...
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Fedora CHECKSUM giving error in Windows

I've never used Fedora before this. I just downloaded the image from official website (Live Workstation 64bit). I downloaded the CHECKSUM as well. Now when I try to verify the CHECKSUM using the given ...
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How to batch check audio files can play

Background: I have ripped my CD collection to FLAC but I had a drive error which were repaired with the standard windows tool. Error was likely due to unplugging before safe removal. I want to be ...
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Verify GPG tarballs from command line with signer's public key block?

I've got a script to fetch Gcrypt's five source packaes from GnuPG Download. I also fetch the signature for each package. For example: FILE=libassuan-2.2.0 wget -q "ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/...
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Cannot Verify iCoud Account

Steps: Logged in to iCloud with a valid email address after installing Yosemite. Sent the verification email. Tapped on the "verify" link in the email. Email account verified says the web page ...
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Transcode FLAC to FLAC without losing any metadata and replacing source files after validation

I have a fairly large collection of FLAC files which were encoded using a low compression level, and I would like to update them to a better FLAC encoder+compression level. I would like to avoid ...
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Check if verified list of emails at Paypal

I apologize in advance if I am in wrong topic redirect me please if so. I have a problem, I got about 500 emails from my company and they set me a task to see which emails are verified from paypal ...
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Is there a way to copy with verification or just verify copied data

I am a GIS specialist, part of this is to routinely copy vast quantities of data to disc - backup, archiving and delivery. Occasionally the files on the other disc do not match the source disc, in the ...
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Why does email allow sender impersonation?

Anyone who's used a bit of PHP to send an email knows that we can use whatever name we want as the sender of an email. To the secretary of a specific business, I can send a message requesting very ...
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How to get apt-get source verification working?

Example (Using Debian Wheezy): sudo apt-get source hello Result: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Need to get 705 kB of source ...
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How do I login to applications with a Google account that uses 2-Step Verification?

I need to use my Google account to login to places like Windows Live Writer. Sometimes the second step in the 2-Step Verification process gets in the way, causing a Password and Email combination ...
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Is there any file check summing software which deals correctly with deep paths?

I have been looking for software which will checksum and verify/compare NTFS volumes with deep paths on Windows, and failing verification on every one I've tried. I've even tried writing my own python ...
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How can I verify the reliability/integrity of a DVD?

I am looking for a way to verify DVD media for reliability. The media in question can be a commercially available movie or game. Basically I want to check if the media is in playable condition. I ...
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What are the correct options to use to verify video files using ffmpeg.exe in Windows 7?

I have thousands of video files to check/verify if they have an error or a warning. A firm just digitized them over old tapes (VHS, Umatic ...) All these videos are in mp4 format and i want to check ...
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Verifying permissions on OSX

Last week i was having trouble installing homebrew onto a new mac running mountain lion, i tried adding command line tools for xcode and installing X11 aswell as following a load of other things i ...
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Current alternative to the old CHECKSUM program

I'm looking for an application that does md5/sha hash check on specific files/folders periodically and store an index file per folder for future verification. I remember such application exist in DOS ...
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Windows 8 e-mail verification address cannot be changed when incorrect

I mistyped my Google account information when a Win 8 app asked for an e-mail address to send a verification to. The app has no way to let me change the address; it's on a loop. Does anyone know how ...
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recursive file/directory verification on linux

What would be a command structure or simple bash script to run to compare all files in one directory with all files in another directory, verifying their data are identical, or not, down to the bit? ...
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Confirm Ubuntu updates

Over the past couple of weeks I've noticed that my Ubuntu 11.10 installation has had many security related updates, including changes to CA Certificates. Is there Ubuntu web page that lists all ...
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GnuPG Command Line - Verifying KeePass Signature

I'm trying to verify the PGP Signature of the latest version of KeePass 2.14's setup file against this signature, but this is the output I receive: C:\Program Files (x86)\GNU\GnuPG>gpg.exe --...
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How can I download a cryptographically signed version the Java JDK from Oracle?

When going to Oracle's download site to download JDK for EE the download is over HTTP (not HTTPS) and the executable isn't signed. As far as I can tell, there are also no SHA1 hashes published so I ...
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Mac OS X - Time Machine backup fails verification - What can I do to save the history?

How do I make Time Machine to make a new complete backup without losing older versions of backed up files? Verbose: I am using the Time Machine backup on my OS X (Snow Leopard) to backup the whole ...
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Burning iso images with wodim loses 2048 bytes at the end

If I burn an iso image with: wodim -data dev=/dev/scd0 in.iso and then read it back out with: dd if=/dev/scd0 of=out.iso The resulting files are not identical, out.iso is 2048 bytes shorter then ...
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On Mac, after downloading a file, how to you do a checksum?

I want to do a checksum on a file I downloaded on my Mac. How can I do this?
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Verify burned CD image

Is there a way to verify a CD image (.iso) after it has been burned (and either the CD burning software does not have a "verify" option, or it was not used at the time of burning)? I tried ripping ...
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Checking for dead links in a html file?

I have a html file with several hundred links, a research database of mine, of a sort, collected over the years. What would be the easiest way to check which one of them are still alive ? (importing ...
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How can I check the integrity of a video file (avi, mpeg, mp4...)?

This title could be somewhat misleading, so let me explain ... I'm downloading a video file ... mpeg, avi - being one of the popular formats. Now, if I am downloading it, and the download breaks in ...
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How to turn off verification after DVD burning on OS X?

I use the built in DVD burner from OS X. Whenever I burn a disk, it is verified after burning. Nice, but I am usually quicker in verifying myself with a bit more human, maybe more error prone process.....
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