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Current minimum hardware requirements for a designer workstation? [closed]

One of our designers is struggling for resources with this current workstation with the following specs: CPU: AMD Athlon X64 X2 4000+ (2GHZ) RAM: 2x 1GB GFX: nVIDIA Geforce 8400 GS HDD: Samsung ...
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Mouse/touchpad toggle in Ubuntu

How to tune Ubuntu to automatically deactivate a touchpad on mouse connect and activate on its disconnect?
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Can't login to a linux server with new user

Hi, I just created a new user as root with the command useradd newuser I then assign a password with the command: passwd newuser I assign password with success and then I open another ...
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Is it worth putting high-performance drives in a home NAS? [closed]

I'm looking at a QNAP NAS setup, and in the options for disks they have the very enterprisey Western Digital RE3. I'll be using the box for backing up my laptop, and streaming media either to the ...
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Timezone settings for WebSphere 6.1

We have an application running on WebSphere which does (apart from other things) logging with timestamps. These timestamps are GMT. We are in the CET Timezone (Germany). WebSphere allows to specify ...
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Apache: 503 Service Unavailable

I have a web server with apache 2.0 installed. Sometimes, probably when load increase, it serves a blank page with 503 service unavailable. Server load is not too high, is there a solution in apache ...
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Python 3.* compilled for HP-UX ia64 (or depot)

Where can get depot (or just precompilled package) with Python 3.* or at least 2.6.* for ia64-hp-hpux11* ? Packages for hppa64-hp-hpux11* (PA-RISC) can be found at ActiveState but not for Itanium. I ...
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Would my VM (winxp) perform better if the disk images were stored on a 5.4k drive over SATA, or an external 7.2k SATA drive over USB2?

My laptop has a 5.4k drive - plus i have an external 7.2k drive. Where to put the vm... hmmm? Has anyone faced this dilemma? If not I'll post my results. Ash
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Linux knowledge a Junior cannot miss [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What a beginner should know/learn for sysadmin job? I am soon going to be graduating from college, and am looking for job offers right now. There is one that I have a lot of ...
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how to silently install .dmg in MacOS?

I have a .dmg MacOS package (with 'continue' buttons, EULA etc) that i need to install on multiple computers. Is it a way to do so silently via a bash/python/ruby/etc script just like silent MSI ...
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Managing huge mailboxes

I'm running an Exchange 2000 server, with only a few users (around 10). Some of them manage all of their whole work in email. They often send/get documents several megabytes large, and send/receive ...
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Command line: Map network drive

How do I write a command line in a .bat or .cmd that maps a network drive? I want the script to first check if the drive-letter is mapped, and if it is delete it and then map the drive. I only have ...
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What is the best way to backup a Linux webserver? [closed]

I am running a typical LAMP server. I need to back up the data on this machine over the network without service interruption. The backup system understands SSH, FTP, SMB, NFS & iSCSI. What would ...
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i can upload at about 10Mbps, but when i open port 80 and running a web server, i can serve data only at about 200 to 300kbps - why?

I have Comcast internet for residential service, and I can upload a file at 10Mbps, but when I open the port 80 and run Apache, and use my other PC on DSL to download the file, it was only at 20 to 30 ...
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Is iSCSI SAN still a spof in a cluster? Can it be highly available?

I'm currently evaluating a Win2k8 two node file server cluster that is connected to a Win2k8 Storage Server iSCSI SAN. The failover is working perfectly, but I'm now wondering what will happen if the ...
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Preventing Outlook from hiding/deleting my appointment e-mails? [closed]

When I receive an appointment or meeting invitation in Outlook I am given the option to accept or decline it. If I accept the appointment the event is added to my calendar and the e-mail disappears ...
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how to get process file name from PID in MacOS?

Is it possible to get a file name of a process using PID? ps displays a lot of useful information about a process, but not a hint about a process executable file location.
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Walkthrough for setting up Proxy Server using Squid on Windows

Some of the employees are using the internet for non-work related activity (accessing naughty websites, online shopping, MySpace etc.. etc.. after business hours). I would like to stop internet abuse ...
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Configure Tomcat to use a different temp directory for file uploads

My Tomcat instance is sitting on a drive with little remaining space. The application I'm running does move file uploads off the server and into a NAS. During the upload, however, Tomcat keeps this ...
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Permissions for shipping SQL Server 2005 transaction logs

I'm trying to ship transaction logs from Server A to Server B. I keep getting permission denied errors when the agent tries to run because it isn't using the right credentials to connect to the backup ...
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If I use ftp or telnet by accident, to what extent is my password unsafe?

if i use ftp or telnet by accident (usually on the bash shell), to what extend is my password visible? can my coworker see it? can my neighbor see it if i work at home (if not using wireless)? can ...
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Groups and Permissions: Nested UNIX groups

We are getting more and more outside developers (from different clients) and are beginning to need a better strategy than adhoc adding to our server and adding to them ourcompany group (which owns ...
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PowerShell? Do you use it? Can you show me some cool system administration things I can do with it? [closed]

I keep reading everywhere that PowerShell is the way of the future. When it was first released I did a whole bunch of virtual labs, but since then I still haven't used it in a production environment. ...
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is there a reason to install a webserver other than Apache, such as lighttp or nginx?

i frequently install an apache on my local PC so as to test files or experiment with hosting right at my PC. The server i used is usually Apache. Is there any reason to try other ones like lighttp ...
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What warning flags should I watch for when selecting open source software? [closed]

When comparing open source projects to commercial software, or even other open source projects, what situations raise a red flag and cause you to hit the eject button and look elsewhere?
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is DSL, Cable internet, or AT&T U-verse better for a home office? [closed]

what ISP should I use for home and work? the options I see are: (assuming about $39 to $50 a month. $70 max) Comcast: FAST, 15Mbps down and 9Mbps up. But goes down once every 2 days on average ...
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Compress and host large amounts of static HTML

I currently run a small website which is being used to host large amounts of (generated) static HTML. The problem is that disk space is limited, and the HTML is growing by 1GB a week. (The files are ...
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Cable Internet and DSL (or AT&T u-verse) at the same time, how to access files or use SVN across two different networks?

I had DSL and then signed up for Comcast Cable internet coz it is said that it is really fast (even though can be unreliable sometimes). And then I upgraded from DSL to AT&T U-verse's fiber ...
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Recommend books/resources for this stack: linux, lighttpd, postgres, webpy

I'm trying to learn to run a simple server (and python simultaneously, but that's beside the point). The tutorials available at the websites of the aforementioned technologies were enough to get the ...
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Recommended way to manage Apache web servers [closed]

I've been tasked with migrating a bunch (20-or so) websites, some with SSL certificates, some with databases, from an old server to a new server. The servers in question are dedicated hosted linux ...
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Terminal Server Logging

Is there a simple utility to log terminal server use? I'd like to be able to do some simple monitoring of our terminal server and don't seem to be able to find any good way to do it. I'd want to track ...
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What are the best open source tools for shaping office bandwidth usage?

We have a 3 MB pipe whose background noise is usually around 1.5 - 2 MB/S. This tends to burst up to capacity when when someone heads over to ESPN stream a video. It would be nice to be able to ...
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Backup of Active Directory

What is/are the best way(s) of backuping up the Active Directory on a regular basis? Background: We have a small system with 2 Win2003 Domain controller. We have periodic backups of these machines, ...
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batch for loop with bracket in the command

I have a batch file with the following code: for /f "tokens=*" %%a in ('dir /b /a-d') do ( echo Processing %%a >>%LOG% dtsrun /S(local) /NNotesLoad /A"FilePath:8="%NOTESDIR%\%%a" /AClientID=%...
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Mounting Linux user home directories on CIFS server

I was wondering about peoples experiences with mounting users home directories from an Active Directory authenticated CIFS server under Linux. Preferably the mount would be accomplished upon login ...
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Easy way to monitor disk space on multiple MS 2003 servers

I'm looking for an easy way to monitor free disk space on a large number of servers. I would also like to be able to count files in certain folders on those servers
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How do I fix the built-in Windows Firewall which is blocking packets despite a configured exception?

I have configured my built-in Windows Firewall (Windows XP SP3) to allow this box to serve as a local FTP server (FileZilla server). The configuration was working until <insert some recent date>....
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What Are Some Good Open Source Alternatives to Active Directory?

I'm looking for a good open-source alternative to active directory that can handle: Authorization/Authentication Group Policy Replication and Trust Monitoring In addition, are there any consolidated ...
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Allow traffic from single IP address, block all other addresses

I have a server running Windows Server 2003. I want to only allow traffic from my IP address and block all other traffic from all other addresses. I'd like to know how to correctly configure this IP ...
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What Are Recommended Corporate Portal Setup (Hardware/Software)?

I am trying to get some guidance on working solutions for corporate portal setups? What hardware and software were involved in such a setup? Both proprietary and non-proprietary solutions would be ...
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Windows Explorer Toolbar button for Hide/Show Hidden or System files? [closed]

Has anyone run across a nice small Windows Explorer Shell Extension that simply adds toolbar buttons at the top of the window to Hide/Show Hidden files and to Hide/Show System files? I know about the ...
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What is a good cost effective IT asset management solution?

Looking for something that looks nice, is flexible with reporting, and can track everything you would expect with good IT asset management.
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What do I need to do to configure Load Balancing between two Win2003 virtual machines running on Hyper-V?

What are the steps to properly configure a NLB cluster between two win2003 virtual machines in Hyper-V, if possible with focus on the network settings? I have two physical servers running Win2008 ...
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GLPi does not import AD details but authenticates just fine

I've installed an OCS/GLPI configuration using RHEL5. I've configured GLPI to authenticate to our AD, which it does, however, none of the AD user details appear after logging in. It will create the ...
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How to maintain a macports installation

I've used the apt family of package managers for some time and started using macports last year when I got a laptop. I'm at a bit of a loss at the best way to keep packages up-to-date though, and any ...
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Linux / apache web-server segmentation fault warnings

Lately I have been receiving a lot of segmentation fault warnings on my web-server. The warnings look like: [notice] child pid xxxx exit signal Segmentation fault (11) I have consulted with the ...
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What is the best way to backup the schema of a sql server 2005 express database?

I want to backup the schema of a sql server 2005 database from the command line. Whats the best way to do this? Update I ended up buying SQL Compare 8.1 from Red Gate Software. It works just as ...
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How Can I Enable or Disable Static Modules in Apache2?

I've got a bunch of modules installed in Apache2, enabled at compile-time. The command httpd -M gives me: core_module (static) authn_file_module (static) ...snip... auth_basic_module (static) ...
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Using a dual-monitor PC and a MacBook to create a dual-monitor OS X development environment?

Here’s the situation: I have a MacBook and while I can and do connect a second monitor to it, I’d like to be able to use the larger/nicer/identical monitors connected to my PC to interact with my ...
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Recovering Bad USB Flash Drive

Is there a way to recover contents of a bad USB Flash Drive? I know something has gone wrong when you get asked to format the stick when you plug it in.

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