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Why do I see two different ffmpeg binaries?

On Debian Lenny I built my own ffmpeg. When i do ffmpeg --version inside of a sudo bash shell I get the version I just build. Outside of it I get the old version. When using sudo ffmpeg I get the new ...
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Cross-platform scripting

I use a Bash script to deploy a heavily-customised version of JBoss onto RHEL machines. These scripts do things such as update the port binding offset depending on the name of the instance that is ...
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Automating install of several applications

I'm trying to discover a reliable way of bundling several applications that may use different installer software (InstallShield, MS installer Service, Wise, etc) and automating installation of them ...
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Windows 7: Install Type 1 fonts via command line

So I have a number of Type 1 fonts (.PFM & .PFB files) that I am trying to push out to our client machines. After some web searches, here is what I did. On my machine, I installed all of the ...
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Silent install of Office 2010 w/Visio and Project

Is there a way to silent install Office 2010 Pro Plus with Visio 2010 Premium and Project 2010 Pro all at the same time? I've configured the msp's for each individual product and when I have the ...
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WMIC returns error when querying product

I'm trying to automate the installation of an MSI on my server, however before the installation can go ahead I need to uninstall the previous version from the server. Searching on the internet I've ...
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How to do an automated installation of Ubuntu on 100 Remote machines?

Help!  I desperately need some advice / help... I want an automated install (via CD or USB) of Ubuntu 10.04 ...on 100 remote machines located all over the country, using a Kickstart configuration ...
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How to use admin console when install glassfish-3.0 by extract from zip file?

There are two types of glassfish distribution: the executable installer and zip archive. I have to use the zip archive. But the admin console doesn't work, it only shows a blue footer div, the ...
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Slipstream additional programs into XP installation disc?

I am trying to work out if it's possible to add additional programs to the default Windows XP disc. I am using nlite and it seems to work well for hotfixes etc. but not for specfic programs. The main ...
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Autoinstall of Microsoft Security Essentials give random error message

I'm using wpkg to auto install Microsoft security essentials on WinXP. At the first login after the installer finishes I get an error message as msseces.exe starts. After a reboot the message goes ...
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Debian preseed late_command is not executed

On /var/log/installer/cdebconf/questions.dat i says this: Name: preseed/late_command Template: preseed/late_command Value: wget http://suportrecerca.barcelonamedia.org/Utilitats/preseed/postscript/...
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How to clean up an improperly installed SQL server

I have a Win2003 64 bit server. Trying to install SQL 2005 Standard. The install tells me a previous install is still pending. I've rebooted to no avail. There is no SQL version listed in Add/...
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Create kickstart configuration file from existing configuration

Is there a script or another way to automatically generate a kickstart configuration file from the system state of an existing server so that the file can be use to replicate (not clone) the ...
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Automation of installations

Is there an affordable program which will automate the installation of applications? I am looking for something that will work with Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 so that I can automate installations of VM ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 preseed unattended install results in faulty partition table

I'm currently trying to set up an unattended installation of Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) through preseeding. But whenever I try to create a custom partition scheme, the Debian installer (which Ubuntu is ...
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How to configure almost 3 dozen laptops quickly

I need to configure almost 3 dozen laptops. We need half of them to have different IP addresses. Would configuring one laptop and then ghosting the rest be the fastest way to do this or is there a ...
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Automate proftpd-basic install on ubuntu using apt-get

I'm trying to build a shell script to automate the installation of several packages onto an Ubuntu 10.04 server, and I'm having problems with proftpd-basic. I'm using the command line apt-get -qy ...
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Command to organize a Finder window

I'm building a packaged-based OS X image, and, with new software added, the Application's folder is a mess (with icons obscuring each other and things in disarray). I thought deleting the .DS_Store ...
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Is it possible to stop dpkg-reconfigure restarting services

I'm building an install key for a Debian based system. The install key basically copies a disk image onto the system and then in a chroot installs a number of packages that are copied onto the install ...
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InstallShield Silent Installation

I am attempting to put together a package for the silent (no user interaction) install and uninstall of an application using InstallShield. I did not create this application and don't have access to ...
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Creating an unattended Windows Server deployment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Perform an Unattended Install of Server 2008? I'm new to unattended deployments and would like to create a script to do the following: Install of Windows Server 2008 ...
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debian fully automatic install

I'm looking into booting up into FAI from a CD (I don't want to setup a PXE boot server). Is it possible to have FAI boot from a CD and use the mac address to determine what to install without having ...
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How can you perform a silent gui installation, whilst server is logged off?

I create silent software installation packages for customers. This is pretty straight forward if the installation is a simple file dump, or add service and start; but a lot more difficult if customer ...
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Windows Workgoup - is there a way to centrally install a software?

I have a client server application - intended for use in workgoups. The server is a web application, clients are .NET 2.0 based desktop applications. Is there a way to push/force the setup of the ...
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examples of kickstart files for CentOS 5.3

I want to install CentOS as a server os using kickstart. I know normally you can install a system and get a copy of the kickstart file with the installation options you selected at install time. I'm ...