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Tab complete in VI mode KSH 'vi-tabcomplete' gives bad options

When I try stuff like in my .profile: set -o vi-tabcomplete I get: .profile[292]: vi-tabcomplete: bad option(s) Does anyone know of a workaround?
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What to do if I can't ping my DNS?

On my Windows XP SP3 machine I can only browse (with any browser) by putting in an ip address. If I put in any domain name it doesn't work. Skype and IM work. In command prompt nslookup works to ...
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Problem hosting server behing personal router

I recently bought a domain name lucidcontraptions.com and want to host the website from home. I have a D-LINK router in which I have set up my personal virtual server correctly. My application server ...
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Desktop screen capture with compiz running

When running Compiz (Linux), let say I'm on Desktop #1 and I have an application running on Desktop #3. Is it possible to take a screenshot of the window (not the entire desktop) running on #3 from #...
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Where did the other .8 GB of RAM go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my more than 4 GB of RAM? I have this system, which has 2 times 2 GB SDRAM installed. When I check the system BIOS it shows as 4 ...
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Booting From VIA VT6421A Based PCI SATA Card

I bought a VIA VT6421A based SATA card for an 845 chipset based motherboard. The card is working – I can access the SATA HDD from Windows/Linux. The problem is I can't directly boot from the SATA ...
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Windows install missing NTLDR

I'm having trouble install WinXP Pro on my pc because NTLDR is missing or can't find during installation process. I highly doubt it's my DVD drive because this machine work fine before the install ...
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Install Second OS on my Laptop

I want to install a second OS on my Development Laptop so I can Play around with the new Lab Mananger in TFS 2010. (It uses Hyper V and needs to be install on actual hardware to be able to use it (ie ...
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How to boot from a USB device using an ISO image

I want to re-install Windows XP on my laptop. I have the ISO image for Windows XP. How can I boot from a USB device using simply my ISO image of Windows XP? My laptop is an IBM T42. If you are ...
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What are the basic steps to set up an FTP server?

I have been trying to setup an ftp server in windows XP. I would like to know about its configuration. What domain/Ip should I use, so that other system on internet can connect to it. Please provide ...
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Parallels from Bootcamp Partition: Can Vista be activated for real and virtual HW simultaneously?

I am running Vista and OS X natively on a new Mac Pro. Now I am trying to virtualize the natively installed Vista via Parallels 4. I am not planning to migrate Vista into a virtual machine completely, ...
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VMWare Fusion + VMWare for linux - sharing bootcamp partition

I have a macbook pro, where I mainly run MacOSX and Linux, but I do need to run some windows-only programs. I have three boot partitions, MacOSX, Windows XP and Linux (debian/ubuntu). From within ...
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Copying windows home server backup offsite

What ways are there to copy a windows home server backup to an offsite location? I'm talking specifically (and only) about the automated backup of my entire machine, and not the shared network ...
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How to 'unlock' table header rows in Microsoft Word?

I have a Microsoft word 2003 document that contains a table. I have to edit the text in the header row of that table. However, I can't select it, nor select any text in these header cells. Any idea ...
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How do I change a users default shell in OSX?

What is the correct OSX way of changing a users default shell? When I googled for it I found several references to an application called NetInfo Manager but I couldn't find it on my system. There were ...
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Connect Windows 7 to DP-300U (with attached HP 722C Printer)

I'm trying to add a new printer to Windows 7, but it cannot find it. My printer is an HP 722C attached to a DLink DP-300U network adapter. I enter the ip address of the network adapter, but Windows ...
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Windows Domain Authentication with Firefox

We have many internal web sites on our domain: a.blah.com b.bhah.com c.blah.com IE authenticates automatically using the currently signed in domain user but fire fox pops up a login box, sometimes ...
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Recommendations for 4th monitor options

I currently have a 3 monitor setup, which is working wonderfully. I have a 4th monitor which matches the other 3, and think I should incorporate it into my setup (mostly "because I can"). I've read ...
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Copying remote file to a specified path on local desktop using scp

I was trying to copy a file from remote server using SCP but its giving the following error. bash-3.2$ scp username@server:main.php C:\main.php ssh: Could not resolve hostname C: hostname nor ...
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Create netbook recovery image without DVD burner (virtual burner?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a free or open-source burner emulator I have a new Acer Aspire One which is asking to create a recovery DVD. It doesn't have a built in burner, and I don't have a ...
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IE8 issues on Windows 7 RC

I'm running Windows 7 RC and noticed today that when trying to launch IE nothing happend. The only way to launch IE was to right-click and Run As Administrator.
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Macbook Pro Optical Drive Makes Sounds When Drive is Empty

I have a MacBook Pro (1.83Ghz) running Mac OS X 10.5.7. The optical drive makes sounds like it's accessing data off a disk. However, the drive is empty. The sound is intermittent. Sometimes I won't ...
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Different languages in subject line and text body in outlook 2003

I am not an exchange admin in my organisation but I wondered if you can find a solution to this. When I send an email through Outlook 2003 (using Word 2003 to compose my mail) I get the subject ...
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Access to the Windows Startup directory via Run

What is the command to type in the Windows Run that opens the user's Startup directory? it's of a format similar to %windir% for Windows and %appdata% for application data the site Computer ...
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Fix screen resolution of macbook external monitor

I have a macbook 13" for about 3 years now, and last weekend I decided to format the disk and reinstall everything. Turns out that after reinstall Leopard, install all available updates, and connect ...
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Nokia E71 - USB mode and Linux and Python

I just got a Nokia E71, and a friend installed Python on it - which ought to be uber-cool. But here's what's driving me mad at present : I plug in the USB cable to connect to my Linux laptop. It ...
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Using Ctrl-Tab to switch between tabs in Mac Terminal.app

How can I make Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab switch between tabs in Terminal.app on a Mac (OS 10.4 and 10.5 specifically)? This is how I switch tabs in Firefox and Aquamacs, and Command-Shift-[ and ...
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Windows XP is locked, need to get back in

I have Windows XP with Administrator as user. I tried logging into the system, but after 3 failed attempts, am now locked out. How do I get back in?
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Recover a deleted webpage

Suppose, a blog or a nice article was hosted on a website and it got deleted or worse the website was brought down. How do you view that web page? I tried searching for the cached version in Google. ...
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Throttling bandwidth usage at home

I have a computer on my home network which I wish to throttle. I believe I will need to replace my current router but I am unsure what feature set I should be looking for when making my purchase. ...
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Is it possible to use two internet connections and combine their upload for bittorrent?

Since each Internet connection has its own IP, I see that as a problem. Or can you use one connection as the primary connection, and then use the other connection to spoof packets coming from the ...
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Multiple Monitor Software for Windows 7

I've switched over to Windows 7 full time but really miss using Ultramon, is there any other similar software out there that works on Windows 7?
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Dual booting Windows 2k3 Server and Linux MBR

I have Windows Server 2003 and Linux installed on one hard drive [on separate partitions]. My first partition is the linux boot partition, and maintains Grub. When I boot the Windows partition and ...
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Windows XP will not shutdown properly

My windows XP machine is very reluctant to shut-down. It will often get stuck on the "Windows is Shutting Down..." screen or a bit further on with just a blank screen, all the fans are still running ...
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Logitech MX3200 keyboard stopped working

I have a Logitech MX3200 wireless keyboard and mouse set, and keyboard stopped working. I was working with it and it just stopped in the middle of using it. Some notes: The mouse still works ...
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Remote desktop into portable Ubuntu running on Windows XP host

I have an XP machine hosting a portable Ubuntu instance. When I access the XP machine via remote desktop client, the portable Ubuntu applications are not starting up, failing with the error "DISPLAY ...
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How can I edit the $PATH on linux?

I am using ubuntu 9.04 I need to add some folder to my $PATH. I know how to read the path: echo $PATH I want to be able to edit it and add 2 other paths. Thanks
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Windows Vista - dialog box hangs

I am using Vista 32 bit. Now after using for few hours, suddenly all apps stop opening dialog boxes. For example, if I click "Save As" in notepad, the "Save" dialog box never shows up. Even in Start ...
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Internet Explorer tab for Opera

Is there any way to run Internet Explorer in a tab in Opera? Much of the corporate website where I work is built for Internet Explorer 6 (what is up with that?), so if I want to access it using my ...
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How functional/practical is it to use an hdtv as a computer monitor?

My small (22") monitor went bad on the pc I use to watch hulu/netflix with... The kids like to use this computer to play online games. I am considering buying a HDTV (~32") to replace the smaller lcd....
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Copying all contents of one computer to put onto another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What utility can move my Windows boot partition over to another hard drive? I have a laptop running Windows XP, full of work-specific applications, developed in-house and now ...
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How to calibrate your mouse's X/Y in Windows Vista

I've just installed a new Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 5000 and it's X/Y calibration/alignment seems to be off. If I move the mouse from left to right, the cursor will go up and down slightly. If I ...
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Force native resolution to Non-PnP monitor in Windows

I've got a 22-inch, 1680 x 1050 monitor. Brand X2gen, model MW22U. Connected by DVI cable to my NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT graphics card. Several days ago my monitor stopped working. It displayed ...
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How do I use the Hand Tool as default in Adobe Reader?

I would like to use the Hand Tool as default for all documents in Adobe Reader on Windows. Currently it opens with the Select Tool. Does anyone know how to change this?
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Parallels vs Vmware Fusion for running Windows on Mac OS X

Has anyone used both of these? Is one clearly superior to the other? I notice they are the same price. Any pros and cons?
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Unable to have full-screen in Mac's Xmonad

I installed the newest X11. I run the following command unsuccessfully after sourcing ~/.profile $exec /usr/X11/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc I get a message Screen is terminating and I do not see any ...
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Recover Outlook PST files

I have a 6 GB Outlook file that won't load in Outlook any more. I am not sure what recovery options I have available. I downloaded one recovery tool demo which shows some but not all mail messages. ...
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Windows XP will only boot if it has booted into safe mode, and then been restarted into normal mode, anybody ever seen this?

I have a workstation with an impressively strange problem. If you boot the computer, it will load up to the "select user account screen" and then freeze completely before I can select a user account. ...
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Please explain basic concepts of a DLL file and its registration in Windows

What is a DLL? What is it doing in our computer? Why we need to register it? Is DLL registration a common process of a single command? Is this installed/registered while we are installing a software?
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Auto Forward mails to gmail from Outlook

I have a highly secured computer windows server 2003 where my outlook express is configured, i want to forward all the mails coming from Outlook to gmail. I put some auto forward rule in outlook but ...

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