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Linux distros are not being installed properly on WSL Kernel

I am trying to install WSL2. This is a part of the main Issue I am facing with my new Laptop. Here is the main Issue. No matter what distro I install on the WSL kernel, all repeatedly asks for Unix ...
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ffmpeg, why down-conversion results in bigger file?

I usually reconvert my videos recorded on Android, because most of the time they can be well compressed. I mean, sometimes 150Mb becames 50Mb or even better, sometimes just a few megabytes gets saved. ...
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Access Denied installing updates remotely with Powershell

Im trying to install in a remote server, updates approved in our Wsus: $session=New-PSSession -ComputerName server1 Invoke-Command -Session $session -ScriptBlock { (Import-module -name "S:...
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How can I disable photo results from showing in the Windows start menu search, without disabeling indexing of photo's?

In Windows 10, when you open the start menu and start typing it initiates a search. I use this often as it is useful to quickly find some program. It also shows photo's if those partially match your ...
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How to encrypt the password for remmina command line use

When I run the following command, echo "testing123" | remmina --encrypt-password I get the following error Unknown option --encrypt-password I want to encrypt the password and add it to ...
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Folders in WSL2 get automatically restored after reboot

I'm having issues removing folders inside my WSL2 Ubuntu distribution on Windows 11. Everything seems to work fine, but whenever I reboot my PC the folders are back up again (but empty). I have no ...
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libfdk_aac -vbr 5 option not working

I am trying to use -vbr 5 the private option of libfdk but i am always getting 100k constant bitrate mode, on the other hand if I use -vbr 4 its giving perfect results. Is there any way I can get a ...
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Running windows applications from linux host without going inside windows guest

Is it possible to run windows applications like excel, word, from Linux host when using kvm as if an X server is running in side the kvm guest and i can access the graphical applications of the guest ...
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SMB File share is reachable through ping but its not accessible from file explorer

A specific SMB share hosted on an Azure VM used to be accessible from File Explorer on all on-premises servers, however the share is no longer accessible on almost all servers, even though no changes ...
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Auto-Brightness issue in Chromium & Edge on Windows 10

The latest version (1.0.3) appears to have an interesting quirk in that, on a secondary display, it adjust the contrast or brightness of pages that are largely white, making the any content too bright ...
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onedrive won't let me stop syncing Desktop and Documents

I'm using Windows 11, and I have Onedrive set to sync Desktop and Downloads. I don't like this feature, because every time I put a 1 gig file on either folder it instantly starts syncing to my ...
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RDC Manager Shared connnection file with credentials

Im trying to set up a connection file for RDC Manager with the credentials intact so as a team we can all use it to connect to different VM's/servers without having to manually input the credentials ...
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How to run multiple instances of uwp app

Am trying to run multiple instances of "uwp" app in windows 10. I did tried servals things by changing name Tried to search may place still no clear answer or is it not possible
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MS Word how to remove the "-" splitting a word to justify a paragraph?

I want to remove the "-" splitting a word to justify a paragraph. I tried to use the following replace But when applying it I get -> instead example he want to gener- ate the idea ...
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[[ -v var ]] behaves differently inside bash script vs CLI

I want a bash script that will set several environment variables (userid, password, token) to some default values if they don't already exist. The existence test works on the CLI but not in the ...
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How can I set the execution policy to AllSigned for normal users in Windows? [closed]

I struggle with that. I need to run scripts as normal user. Is it even possible? I know how to switch it as admin but it feels useless due to the difficulty to switch to super user.
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How can you use data fields for a box text in Microsoft visio

I want to import the data from some spreadsheets into a diagram and then rearrange them. As part of this one of the fields should be displayed as the text box and the other used to colour the box. I'...
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How to re-map Iterm2 Ctrl+L and Ctrl+D to Cmd+L and Cmd+D

Migrating from Ubuntu to Mac, my muscle memory is to use Ctrl+L and Ctrl+D to clear screen and exit shell for bash Using iTerm2, I repeatedly press Cmd+L and Cmd+D which either doesn't have any effect ...
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Dual monitor setup same size but not same resolution

I have now a Asus tuf gaming monitor 32" 165Hz with a resolution of 2560x1440px and I plan to buy a new 32" monitor but with a resolution of 4k and 60Hz. I will use the 2 monitors with ...
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Access automatically mounted owncloud/nextcloud mountpoint in gnome

In PureOS (Gnome desktop) I have added an Owncloud instance (by using the Nextcloud configuration panel). Where do I access the folder I can reach by Nautilus via bash? In other words: Where is the ...
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Cannot copy large VirtualBox image from local NTFS disk

I have a large (15.7 Gigabyte) VM image that I want to backup from my laptop. It resides on a NTFS partition (windows 7; 64bit). When I'm trying to copy the file using the "Windows Explorer",...
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Chain Wireguard VPN

I have this chained wireguard setup, which is supposed all nodes be able to talk to each other in the same tunnel. Chain0 => Chain3 => Chain2 => Chain1 Unfortunately, Chain0 and Chain3 cannot ...
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Disable WMIC on servers

How to block WMIC on servers, but WMI should remain enabled. And how we can test that WMIC has been disabled, we want to disable WMIC from GPO via domain controller.
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Whether can TLS client send `Encrypted Alert` to server?

I often see TLS server -> client: Encrypted Alert package for closing the TCP connection. whether can TLS client send Encrypted Alert to server?
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WSL start ends in black screen

I have to admit I tried a lot arrount WSL with ubuntu as the network stack didn' work at all so I tried as admin wsl --shutdown wsl /u Ubuntu wsl --set-version Ubuntu 2 now Ubuntu starts in a black ...
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What do I need to use keyboard in Windows Terminal?

tl;dr Since yesterday my Windows Terminal is not accepting any key presses and I cannot write any command in it. This is the only program in my Windows 11 that ignores keyboard. What should I do to ...
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VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX) on Linux Server

Error when I try to start VirtualBox on Linux Server: VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX) Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap Interface: IConsole {872da645-4a9b-1727-bee2-...
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Nagios e-mail notification

I recently installed nagios on my Debian server to be able to monitor some machines on the network but when I send the e-mail notification to the administrator I don’t receive the mail. I set up the ...
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How to restore Arabic text of very old emails

I have an old Yahoo mail account, and I have very old emails since 2006 written in Arabic, but the encoding of these emails looks very weird, something like: Óæì Ø *Ý æÚæÏß ßáÇã Ý * ßáÇã. ÇÍÈß ÊÕæÑ ...
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laptop not booting after CMOS replacement

I recently replaced my CMOS battery with a new one on my Dell laptop, after replacing and setting the correct date and time the system booted correctly 2-3 times but now when I boot my laptop it is ...
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boot from old internal HDD after fresh Windows install on new SSD

I replaced the HDD (Win10 Pro Bld # > 1800 can't remember exactly) on a V502UX Asus with 2 SSDs: 500GB 2.5" SATA III Samsung 870EVO on which I installed a fresh Windows 10 Pro (21H2 Bld #...
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How to turn off debugging in Android 10. Menu is missing developer options? [migrated]

I have a bank application that won't run because it says something about Android Bridge and debugging over USB or something like that. I would love to share the exact message but it flips on and off ...
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Can't delete files from SD drive

My preferred laptop won't delete files from SD cards. This is NOT a function of the card - I can delete files if I use a different machine. It is not the card adapter - the same adapter and card work ...
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Google Sheet Random Text with HS Code [migrated]

Is there a way I can put any text, for example: (XXX Shoes/Dress/Shirt), then it will output a HS code corresponding or even a general HS code on another cell in the Google Sheet?
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How can I change the text cursor speed in Microsoft Windows 10?

When I hold → or ← in a text, the cursor moves to the right of the left. I'd like to change that speed, especially the speed it takes to move beyond the first character (which is much slower than the ...
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How to recover/re-mount a lost drive letter in Win10 WSL1?

I'm using Win10.21H2 and bothered by a long existing issue. Demonstrate it below: Assuming I have drive E: on my Win10 host machine, so ls /mnt/e works OK in my WSL1 shell. Now, Let CMD launch chkdsk ...
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In PowerShell, how to save a DateTime variable into a file to be retrieved later?

I want to log the timestamp when a certain line is executed so that the script can know how long it has passed since last execution of that line, even if the script is stopped in between and the ...
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How to change idle criteria for windows10 so idle can be triggered at the system resource level I usually idle at?

I learned that there is a property in Win10 to change sensitivity What are the criteria that Windows uses to put the system state on idle? also I learnt that there is certain percentage resource is ...
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How to change the command history buffer size in Windows Terminal

I can change the history buffer size of CMD.exe using the preferences: But how can I do it when running a CMD shell inside Windows Terminal? Those settings are nowhere to be found. Edit: This ...
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Recognizing a gap in a scheduled block of time in Excel

Please see the screenshots below for reference. The first pic is from a tab named ScheduleOverview, the 2nd is from a tab named Import. Across vertically on ScheduleOverview are time slots in 15-min ...
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bridge mode : pingable by wifi but not wired?

I have a motorola mg7550 modem/router, and I want to use it as a modem only. After a factory reset, I enable bridge mode and then after a reboot, the device can only be pinged by devices logged in ...
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Virt-manager duplicating CAPSLOCK key press

I'm running an Ubuntu 22.04 GNOME virtual machine using Virt-Manager. In all applications, I noticed that every time I tap the capslock key it triggers it, but then ~1s later it throws another ...
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Broken Connector

I was trying to get my GPU out of my PC, forgot that you had to push a tab to get it out correctly, in the process of freak out and then getting it out I found that just one of the connectors is ...
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MacBook Pro 2019 won't turn on even while plugged in

The battery of my MacBook Pro 15' from 2019 died a few days ago, it was not holding charge properly for some time now and when I unplugged the laptop it just died. After plugging it in, it didn't turn ...
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How to create my own Peephole camera [closed]

If this is not the right area please suggest where to post. I want to build my own peephole camera. My apt won't let me remove the peephole or and no video doorbells. I want to put a camera on the apt ...
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How to show all folder sizes of Android phone in Windows file explorer?

When I run space analysis it shows about 50GB of others, and I don't what is that exactly, so I wanted to manage the space on file explorer on windows 11, but the thing is it doesn't show the folder &...
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Map disk as ram for qemu vm

Is there a way to map disk as ram for a QEMU VM? I do not have enough ram for a VM so I thought if mapping an NVME partition as ram instead I guess its the opposite of a ram disk
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Why does my Windows clock keep going out of time?

My clock doesn't stay synced. I can sync via settings and it works for a bit but then it goes out again after a while. Auto-sync with time server is selected. I have tried restarting the Windows Time ...
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After changing ownership with takeown/icacls in Windows.old Documents I still cannot open the files [duplicate]

I got my question question closed marked as duplicate, but sadly, those commands didn't solve the issue for me, and I really could use some help, I will try the suggested response using a Linux live ...
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Audio keeps dissapearing mid sentence only during Voice chat

my friend keeps disappearing mid-sentence. He said that his Microphone and Audio just stops for about a second. It happens on Discord and Teamspeak. He said that he updated his Drivers. Every other ...
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