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Is there a reliable method to do a census of nodes in a distributed network?

I'm planning on implementing a distributed system and need a census function of active for part of it. I'm assuming this method deals with and mitigates Sybil attacks. Is there such a function?
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An internal error occurred during: “[y] Platform Refresh and Build”. Failed to synchronize with the platform

I use Hybris Platform within the Eclipse IDE and Eclipse IDE shows unnecessary errors. When I try to refresh or build the workspace, it shows the following error An internal error occurred during: "...
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Windows 10 stopped reacting to Xbox controllers (nothing in device manager)

I have 2 Xbox Wireless gamepads, which I use with USB cables (I don't have the receivers at the moment). Everything was working fine until now. Didn't use them for a few weeks and now the PC just ...
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Syncing folders and files between a Windows and Linux system

I want to sync some folders between my Windows 7 and Ubuntu computers. However, I don't want to sync everything inside each of the folder. I want to be able to choose which subfolders and files inside ...
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Trying to upload specific characters in Python 3 using Windows Powershell

I'm running this code in Windows Powershell and it includes this file called languages.txt where I'm trying to convert between bytes to strings: Here is languages.txt: Afrikaans አማርኛ Аҧсшәа العربية ...
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Is it possible to convert those recorded on iOS to mp3 or aac?

I want to save what I recorded on iOS to GCS and allow it to be played on iOS, Android, a famous browser. So I want to convert m4a to mp3 or aac on iOS. Is there a better way?
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Why does symlink to VLC break but but .bash_profile alias works?

problem I can execute VLC from the command line using a .bash_profile alias but not using a sym link. 📝 VLC is located at /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC on my machine sym link I tried ...
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Why are hex editors called binary editors?

Hex and binary are two different bases. Hex, in my understanding, is simply an easier to use and more convenient version of binary. However, I often hear that hex editors are binary editors. If ...
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Can't completely eliminate font smoothing in Window 10 with font substitution

After my Win7 got broken recently I decided it is finally the time to upgrade to Win10. I (it seems like many others) hate blurry fonts configured in Win7+ and had clear-type and smoothing disabled in ...
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Can I use my Surface 3 as an external drawing tablet?

I have a Microsoft Surface 3 (not pro) with the Surface Pen stylus. I am wondering if I can use my Surface as an external drawing tablet (input device) for my desktop computer (running win 8.1 pro). ...
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Outlook 2016 suddenly asking for password but won't accept it

I have a windows 10 workstation that suddenly started asking for my outlook password. It is an O365 on a windows network. I have tried to reinstall, remove, delete credentials, etc to no success. ...
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Force browser (Chrome OR FireFox) to use specific network interface

I need to be able to view pages of my website from outside our network. I need to be able to use separate nameservers as well. Ive found the easiest way is to just launch an SSH tunnel, then I can ...
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Nginx reverse proxy to ip address with a same domain name

Let's say, I have DEV, TEST, QA and PRODUCTION servers for 'custom.domain.com'. In public, DNS servers probably have CNAME(or A Record) to PRODUCTION servers. In my local box, I want to run E2E ...
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How to fix script to umount device without password?

I have added a file named: umountscript to /etc/sudoers.d/ with this directive: xikri ALL=(root) NOPASSWD:/home/x/umountscript.sh inside umountscript.sh I have this code: umount /mnt/devicex But ...
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No connection with new Ethernet wiring when plugging in an Nvidia shield

I ran my own ethernet cable yesterday to my living room, with the sole purpose being it would connect straight to my Nvidia shield. I ran line last night, no problems. This morning, no problems. ...
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Tab width in Thunderbird

When I enter a text-only mail in Thunderbird, I sometimes insert text from Notepad++, containing Tabs (Tabulators). Unfortunately, in Thunderbird, Tabs are 8 characters wide, whereas in Notepad++, ...
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Do HP PageWide printers suffer from clogging and overuse of ink cleaning the printhead?

I am researching multifunction printers and will buy one in the next 30 days for my home office. I have evaded inkjets in the past because I have horrible experiences with some home inkjets I had 10 ...
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Netgear r8000 - 5Ghz network dropped

I've just purchased a Netgear R8000 router. First thing I did is to upgrade its firmware to the latest version. I have turned on the two 5 GHz networks and enabled the SmartConnect functionality. I ...
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Router Config IP Rejected

I'm currently using a D-Link DIR-601 router, and up until now, I have had very few problems with it. I've connected to the router control panel before using the IP 192.168.0.1. However, sometimes I ...
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Adding more than 15 digits in Excel

I want to add more than 20 digits in an Excel cell. The current format of the cell is general, it converts the number to an exponential format. I tried with a number format and accounting, but when I ...
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Windows 10 connection to wifi keeps failing

I just installed a fresh copy of Windows 10. I wish I listened to people who advised against it. The largest issue with the OS is that after about a minute, the connection to WiFi stops working. The ...
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Shortcut keys to move windows between virtual windows 10 desktop

In windows 10, are there keyboard short cut keys to move an application window between virtual windows desktop? For example, I remember in Ubuntu, I can press CTRL+SHIFT+RIGHT and that will move the ...
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New install of Python always gives the error "Python Shell, prompt [x], line [x] builtins.NameError: name '[function]' is not defined

I am new to coding, and I just installed Python 3.7.1 and Wing IDE Personal 6.1 on my computer. I installed python first, then Wing IDE, and pointed Wing to python.exe through the project properties ...
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How do I get pfsense WAN IP after I set it up on DHCP?

I just installed a FreeBSD 64-bit virtual machine with pfSense 2.3.2 with VMware Workstation 12, but with VMware Workstation 11 hardware compatibility. I booted and standard-installed pfSense and got ...
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No access via cygwin to USB connected device (Samsung Galaxy tab II)

In Cygwin, I am used to being able to have access to a USB-connected device via a drive letter. For example, my Droid X2 appeared as E://, so I could do: $ cd E:/<something>/ and get access ...
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Synology can't use second disk

I got new Synology NAS server with 2 HDD. First one is 2 TB and second 6 TB. It automatically set everything and I just created user. Then I logged in and noticed that I can store my data only to the ...
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How to limit the maximum length of a tmux window name?

I constantly use tmux to access a large number of VMs. In my configuration, I allowed window auto-renaming, and each window's name will be like Window# : Ssh-session : PATH. My status bar is like : ...
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Excel Values Require Enter within Cell to recognize as number

I have a worksheet where I am getting direct output from STATA that has a weird character format that included " =[ number ]". I put in a new column to strip the characters and leave the numbers. ...
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Fake MAC Address for old software license

Win 10 x64. I have an old software licence that is locked to a MAC address. If I create a VM, and use the Host to define the MAC address on the vNIC, then the software activates normally. If I use ...
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How to spot or match the specific sector of the DVD disc in the movie?

I've been checking the condition of DVD discs with VSO Inspector. Most of time, it doesn't show any errors on the discs. However, when there's an error on a disc, sometimes it shows that there's an ...
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Why is fsck saying corrupt superblock or partition table and how to fix?

I made an image (dd) of a drive and I am trying to run a filesystem check on it: Filesystem Type: ext3 Here is the Original error from fsck: fsck -fv -z ./Seagate.ST3500320NS.SN-9QM5ZHHR.500GB....
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Linux Overheating Issues

My laptop is Dell inspiron 13 7380, a message keeps showing in system log: CPUx: Package temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled (total events = xxx) for all cpu cores. My laptop temperature ...
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Slow Context New Submenu in Windows 10

When you first open the right click menu and scroll to the New submenu there will be a long delay (2-5 seconds) before the submenu opens. Once the New submenu opens you can roll the mouse cursor on ...
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Move multiple files from subfolders to one folder using CMD or Batch

I have files in a subfolder, and the folder structure is like this: D:\Folder_Source D:\Folder_Source\file1.txt D:\Folder_Source\FolderA D:\Folder_Source\FolderA\file1.txt D:\Folder_Source\FolderA\...
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Need help removing one last folder from Explorer shell dialogs: The “Browse For Folder” User folder

Does anyone know how to hide/remove the User folder from the "Browse For Folder" shell dialog? Take a look at my screenshot for what I mean. The first example is a 7-Zip Extract: Browse For Folder ...
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OpenCV with Gstreamer installation…possible?

I have some Python code which utilizes OpenCV in a way to use Gstreamer pipelines in lieu of a webcam or video file as input to a 'Videocapture' command...for a simple example: send = cv2....
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partclone, ntfsclone, partimage, G4L: compatibility and feature set

I have a very specific use case for which I am looking into Linux-based backup solutions that can be used to back up (not necessarily clone) and restore a Windows system (XP through 8.1 must be ...
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Apache mod_rewrite working with http but not https

I am configuring an apache server to change URLs from [http://(IP)/users/testuser/test.html] to [http:/(IP)/~testuser/test.html] This works fine, as such RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^/users/(.*)$...
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NFS Server IPv6 best practices?

I have a NFS server that only has exports for 10.0.0.0/16. I'm enabling IPv6 on all my network (homelab network), and want to switch all services to prefer ipv6 if possible. With that being said, ...
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Open folder listing in right pane of Windows Explorer without pressing Enter

Apologies for an obviously stupid question, but I have a problem with Windows 10 explorer I could not find a solution for myself. When I'm keyboard-navigating the file structure in the left pane of ...
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Is it possible to update the built-in OpenSSH Client in Windows 10?

I'm experiencing certain issues with the built-in OpenSSH client that, according to the Win32-OpenSSH Github page, seem resolved in newer versions. The newest version is v7.9 while the preinstalled ...
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Drools Business Central Workbench - 7.16.0.Final - cannot use

I followed this tutorial: http://www.mastertheboss.com/jboss-jbpm/drools/getting-started-with-business-central-workbench Was able to install WildFly 14 WAR version and complete it but when trying to ...
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Connect a keyboard to my laptop

I want to add a PS2 keyboard to my laptop running Windows 7 64 bit using a PS2 to USB converter, but I couldn't get it to work and there are no related configuration options in the BIOS screens. But ...
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ps2 keyboard to usb laptop with win 10

OK, here is my problem . I wanted to use my old "Microsoft natural multimedia keyboard 1.0A (PS/2 style)" with my laptop (Toshiba Satellite c75d-b7304) that runs "win 10 home", but my laptop doesn't ...
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MariaDB ColumnStore & Ubuntu 14.04

I see at mariadb.com that MariaDB ColumnStore isn't available to download for Ubuntu 14.04. Is there any way to achieve that?
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Sending Windows Messages from remote Unix terminal

I want to use Windows Messages to turn off my monitors (using WM_SYSCOMMAND, SC_MONITORPOWER). This is a popular topic among AHK threads, achieved by using SendMessage, 0x112, 0xF170, 2,, Program ...
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Anaconda Navigator is not showing up

I downloaded Anaconda with no problems, but the navigator is absolutely no where to be found. I'm trying to run Jupyter Notebook and require the navigator to do that, but no matter what folder I ...
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how do I copy data from one cell to another?

I am working on an expense report that on the main table is listed as "Lodging" in a column. This will have a currency in it for how much was spent. How do I copy the data in that cell to another ...
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Hitman pro deleted windows 10 dlls, and won't boot up

I recently downloaded Hitman pro to check my computer for malware, but it flagged some windows dlls as unknown and I accidentally deleted them. As soon as that happened, the screen went gray (except ...
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We can't verify who created this file

I am getting this warning We can't verify who created this file I have an exe file which I need to run on startup using GPO. I found how to either exclude the whole server where the file is or ...

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