Astara
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Change the behavior of Ctrl-Alt-Del / set a custom command on Ctrl-Alt-Del
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You would have to write a driver that goes into the OS, to change it's behavior, and it would be unsupported. C-A-D is the "secure attention" key -- that MS says, "guarantees" you are talking to the ...

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Linux shell command to grep Unicode Character 'ZERO WIDTH SPACE' (U+200B)?
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The following, works fine. I created the file with BabelMap(google) and used it's save option. Created file w/line nums 1-5 and on line 4 added the zero len space: > hexdump testout.txt -C ...

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How to resume an interrupted transfer with rsync
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You can't, exactly, because the files in the source dir might be different than they were originally. I.e. rsync will download the newer versions of the files. To resume it, in general, repeat the ...

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scripting : how to non interactively call setreuid()/setregid() in a bash script with the correct permissions?
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My first observation, is that you have 3 capabilities. Are you trying to ask how to escalate your capability set to all capabilities by becoming root? At first glance it seems like you are trying to ...

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rsync to/from tar archive
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I haven't actually tried this, but it should work. Using 'archivemount' (source from:) http://www.cybernoia.de/software/archivemount/ and a 'libarchive' included in many distros (suse, redhat, etc)....

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Fastest way to copy 1TB safely over the wire
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If you need restart, rsync is probably the way to go. One of the fastest ways over a network, I've found is with "Samba" -- but to get excellent performance it usually needs to be tuned for the ...

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Windows 7 KSOD and Ctrl-Alt-Del Error
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You might run "sfc /scannow" in safe mode. That's the 'system file checker', it should be able to find any files that have been corrupted. Also you might try installing Microsoft's Security ...

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Intel 10Gbps card bandwidth
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Same same here... turns out it is because the 10Gbps protocol revived the old modem encoding .. with a start/stop bit and 8 bits of data. Today's rate: R:512+0 records in 512+0 records out ...

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System and compressed memory consuming my disk
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It's not 100% of your disk (MS has bad terminology for disk and CPU usage) -- they are calling 100% is 100% of your disk's "speed" or bandwidth. Of course, how fast your disk is and how the OS would ...

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“No such file or directory” error when executing a binary also showing permission denied
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Actually, ".o" files can be executed if they aren't really ".o" files. I.e. if you copy "ls" to "ls.o", you can execute ls.o and it will give you the output of the 'ls' command. BTW, @jaychris, you ...

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How can I force Google Chrome to cache images?
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It might be a bit overkill, but you could run a caching proxy like squid on your client computer and redirect all your browsers (maybe all 1 of them) to use the local proxy. Then in the proxy you can ...

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Virtualbox follow host symlink
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You want the symlink resolution to be done on the host and not on the client. To do that you can use a network file system like Samba running on the host. The clients will mount the file system via ...

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Win7 keeps warning me about "slow performance" and disables Aero & UI effects. It is decidedly wrong
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You might look at this question: Disable "Do you want to change the color scheme to improve performance?" warning and the answer posted by 'nars'. His answer is the only one that actually ...

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Determining the cause of a hard system freeze
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Sadly, these problems are terrible to track down as it could be hardware or software. A game I run recently has "anti-cheat" sw installed (installs driver and 2 monitor processes). One of the things ...

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How can I change the distribution of Cores across NUMA-nodes?
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You can't change the distribution of cores between numa-nodes. The numa nodes are physical constraints related to you having 2 sockets. Numa -- non-uniform-memory-architecture, has a penalty for ...

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Share samba / windows file server links in emails, so they work on windows and linux (and mac)
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I did something like this for myself, but never could get the link to open explorer on the directory or file. Looked up and down how to enable allowing my email client (an old thunderbird) to open ...

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Why the owner itself can't list the directory?
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You haven't said what the permissions on all directories above that one (going back to root). If 1 of them doesn't allow 'x' access your lookup path can't cross those directories... I.e. if, say 'home'...

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Cursor flickering and jumping to bottom left corner
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If it is a wireless mouse, look for battery problems, or interference (i.e. try a wired mouse). In some games, this same symptom was caused by having a gamepad (like an Xbox controller) plugged into ...

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How do you control thread affinity across multiple processes on Linux?
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First: get your cpu layout from /proc/cpuinfo, that will look something like (this is on a 2-socket, 6-core, listing truncated): > cat /proc/cpuinfo |grep -P 'processor|physical id|core id' ...

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How to make Thunderbird understand local .maildir folder?
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I think Tbird was designed to use the /home/user/mail dir format where mail boxes are single files. IF I remember, maildir format puts each message in a separate file. What you might try -- is an ...

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WSL - Trailing whitespaces being added to Bash code pasted into CMD WSL TTY per window size
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In the wide picture you show: .... ...cd maldetect-* &&␠|<-window boundary bash ./install.sh (the char before the vertical bar is HTML ␠ or unicode char U+2420(symbol for space). ...

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How to mount Ubuntu /home directory for Windows 10 WSL bash?
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Export your home partition w/ Samba and mount that in Windows (that's how I do it). To clarify, if you don't want to mount /home to a drive, then make /home a symlink to \\yourmachine\home (assuming ...

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How to underline hotkeys by default in Windows 8.1?
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You can use the above solution, or use the solution that's been around since before they were collected ⃰ ⃰ in 1 place and named "Ease of Access" (which is a place they created to put anything related ...

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XForwarding suddenly stops working
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sudo wipes your DISPLAY. The sudo documentation recommends using "pam_env" in the middle of a session to restore the login environment -- trouble is, it can't. Only on initial login are things like ...

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How to a sudo command which keeps all environment variables
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If you use the "!env_reset" option to unset it and "secure_path" is not set in your sudoer's file, then the options "env_check" and "env_delete" can remove PATH from being exempt from reset (i.e. they ...

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If one never uses more RAM than they have, will upgrading RAM still speed up the PC?
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Your system, overall, can run somewhat faster because any "extra" memory on linux and many other OS's can be used as cache-memory for your disk. I.e. every time you access your disk it will read the ...

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Why is text line breaking—when cutting and pasting in the console—so much slower than in any other application?
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There is a GUI version of vim (gvim), including one for Windows (as well as one for 'Cygwin' that runs on the X-GUI (that also runs on windows). I'd try the native gvim and see if that gives you the ...

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