Ruslan Gerasimov
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Where to find clipboard history Ubuntu 14.04
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If you don't have a clipboard manager then it's gone forever. If you are using KDE then you are in luck because it has all the clipboard history under the scissors icon in the tray To install one: ...

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USB keyboard 'shuts down' when holding keys
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Go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers Right click on your USB Keyboard, go to Properties, then the Hardware tab. Highlight USB Input Device (this is the part that doesn't ...

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If a motherboard doesn't explicitly support a RAM frequency, is still compatible?
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The RAM would down-clock automatically to DDR3-2133 speed and it would run fine. This is safe and will only make you lose the speed edge of the faster module. If there are more than one and they are ...

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Get a list of open windows in Linux
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Here is the way to show names only: wmctrl -l|awk '{$3=""; $2=""; $1=""; print $0}' because wmctrl -l shows a bit extra info rather than just names required in the question: like this: 0x020002c6 ...

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Password cannot contain Q or Z
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Archaic holdover - probably that's why, look at the picture:

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12 volt motherboard power connector
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A PSU for your computer must fit your mainboard. According to the documentation on your MB you have to connect this ATX_12V connector. Otherwise the computer will not start.

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Can't SSH to Virtualbox Linux Mint guest OS
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Chech if you did install openssh-server server . sudo apt-get install openssh-server then check you have proper port enabled /etc/ssh/sshd_config if you go in it with different port number from ...

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How can I protect my HD from corruption/scrambling on the software side?
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Disable Disk caching by opening Device Manager, right clicking on the Disk Device Drive and selecting Properties > Policies tab. Here you can uncheck Enable write caching on the device. Click Apply/OK ...

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Can I be the full Administrator user in Windows 7?
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It is not the Guest Mode you are seeing, it is a list of the user names. Since you are logged in as administrator you have been already granted all privileges.

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Extend Existing Linux partition
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Before performing this task, it's highly recommended that you backup your data. You cannot resize the partition under the Operating System working/running from the same partition. In your case, if ...

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How to recover data in formatted hard disk and already installed a new OS
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You are not guaranteed that you will recover all your files. If you have anything precious in deleted files then the next worth giving it a try. You are not recommended to write on partition any more ...

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/dev/random but predictable?
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yes "stuff" > /dev/sdX or yes "stuff" > file.txt and sudo dd if=file.txt of=/dev/sdX

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Installing OS from external hard drive without formatting it
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Unetbootin can make your external drive bootable with certain ISOs without formatting the drive - it keeps all the data and adds the MBR to it, along with some unpacked folders and files from the ISO. ...

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How to disable keyboard shortcuts info dialog in ubuntu when super key is pressed?
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There are a number of approaches exits,a few was given by the time the 12.04 was the highest version, but you please try though on your 14.04 or whatever (I didn't check everything on every version): ...

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How to set a different input method for each app window
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First, you need to access the Control Panel. There are several ways to open it. You can right-click at the bottom left of the screen, and then choose Control Panel from the list. Alternatively, you ...

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BIOS requires password which was nulled
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1: There are some backdoor passwords which the manufacturing company had set that will be accepted by the BIOS. You will just need to know the make of your BIOS. Try out the passwords from these ...

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Dropbox-Like File Sync without a central server
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If Windows, there is a SyncToy tool which does it in three steps. if Mac, it is about ChronSync tool or tri-backup tool

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Computer reacting weird to RAM configurations
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Did you follow the instructions from your manual? It is recommended not to put original stick with others, see at highlighted picture below. It is recommended to disconnect PCI-E card, see at ...

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Customizable and synced keyboard shortcuts in Firefox
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There could be a workaround with syncing it over the net until better solution is provided. In Linux the file is stored at: ./jetpack/customizable-shortcuts@timtaubert.de/simple-storage/store.json ...

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Lock USB pendrives to specific computers
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If the security requirements are higher than the software means, where, in fact, there is risk of attack to a file systems for encryption/decryption keys are stored, or attack with trojan viruses ...

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changing permissions of Read-only file system in linux
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However you can write your resulting /dev/sdX device. After you are done with dd as you mentioned you can mount /dev/sdX as RW when you didn't boot you system from this device. If you have already ...

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How to change ext4 primary partition to logical
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It seems to me that what you need to do is just: create a new partition from unallocated space install a new OS in there optionally. repair GRUB and MBR if the 3rd OS is Windows, which more than ...

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Is there any precautions I should take when using an ssd instead of an hdd?
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If you care about your SSD life time then you need to be aware that due to limited write/erase cycles number per sector the device may start dying after a few years of serious usage. From this ...

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Can't get codecs for mp4 on Ubuntu
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Before installation, run Try Ubuntu, Mint or whatever, and check which one suits your video requests. Because you can find out a lot about what suits you particular task at this stage. You know, ...

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USB drive stop working while is in use
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"Buffer I/O error" unfortunately in most cases when it happened it was a hardware failure. To narrow the problem down you can try to boot up with Live CD/USB. UPDATE: You can try to treat this drive ...

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SSH Tunneling into a remote server
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This will connect to the SSH server, go in the background and listen on the local interface for SOCKS connections to port 1080. Now that you have a SOCKS proxy listening on 127.0.0.1, port 1080, you ...

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How to install seprate OSs on different partitions
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If OpenSuse doesn't have gparted in it you can download it from Gparted site. Also you can boot up your machine from Gparted Live CD How two operate in Gparted you can find in these to threads below: ...

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Deleting the Ubuntu Swap Partition
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To return freed space was held by deleted partition you can either work from Windows with something like Partition Wizard or from Ubuntu with Gparted. Returning space means resize, and often, moving ...

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Could secured but unencrypted real vnc server been used to hack me?
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Did you check your Gmail Location History? It provides IP address list from which your account was logged in. Also have you logged into it from any street cafe/ free wi-fi points or sort of? It's an ...

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Linux remove password from rar files
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Some answers you could find here, which are generally sound. And the very popular answer is also here. You have to decompress and then recompress into a new RAR file. Then simply delete the old ...

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