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Hi I wonder how to compile Truecrypt from source in linux or kali linux? I already downloadet the source code of TrueCrypt 7.1a Source.tar.gz here: ... I think we have also to download Cryptographic Token Interface $ wget ... $ wget ... $ wget ... Anyone can do it step …
by tony75 10 in Linux and Unix ()
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Hi guys, i own an iPod Touch 4G but its running slow (even apps and games) on iOS 6.1.6 but was running smooth on the 4.x Firmware, is there any way to downgrade my Device to an Older, Smoother iOS??
by iPoor in Mac OS X ()
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I did a mistake and deleted the only user in my Chromium based browser, all my bookmarks up to recent bookmarks, gone, saved sessions, gone. There is no way to recover either, just a warning to anyone.
by Siberian 1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, I was wondering wich GTX 760 would be the best in an SLI combination with the Gigabyte GTX 760 Windforcer 3x? Thats because the windforcer 3x edition isn't available anymore. Help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance. Jeannot Thewissen
by jean122 in Hardware ()
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there is folder on a system protect on windows system restore and it has an active protection but it was marked as missing, the folder is label "G:", i dont know how i can remove this. can someone can help me about this. thank you
by ZER09 in Hardware ()
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I'm looking for a good printer/scanner that works well with Linux, any suggestions on brands and models? Thanks.
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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Does anyone know of an HP Printer driver for windows 98 that will enable me to map to and print to an HP Officejet 8610 printer connected to a machine on the network that runs a newer OS? The 8610 does not have a 98 driver.
by Forge13 in Hardware ()
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Rexently our cable provider boosted the internet speed to 15Mb/s down and 2Mb/s up. My son is connected to a desktop through the Cisco router and get the stated speed. My wife has a newer Dell laptop and she also gets the stated speed. My laptop is much older. I …
by Leo G in Networking ()
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Title may be kind of confusing. Let me explain with an example. If someone wants to make native and precise Windows applications, and wants to look and seem professional and wants to use official tools. They most likely need to learn high language, C# would suffice, they also need native …
by RikTelner 20 in Linux and Unix ()
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please my am runing a virtual server 2012 which is my domain controller and the time keeps changing, i tryed to change the zone but it coundn't help, this have affected all my client machine that are joined to the domain. please can some body help me????
by kwesi Yaro in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hey guys, not sure how but my conky manager pretty much just dissapeared earlier today and I had to download the package and reinstall it again. However upon installation some dependancies were not met .. //I had apparently fixed this issue in the passed but I can't find nor remember …
by Slavi 94 in Linux and Unix ()
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Guys I really need your help here. Recenty my laptop has been having limited connection issues which I was able to resolve via some helpful command prompt such as netsh and ipconfig. However, problems never seem to stop. Now I am getting DNS issues. I attribute it to DNS because …
by markdean1989 in Hardware and Software ()
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I'm trying to install CentOS on my Linux Mint desktop through Oracle's VirtualBox. The instalation screen says it's installing to sda1 and that's it's mount points are /boot -> 500 MB, / -> 5.02GB, & 614 MB. Is this safe or is there a chance this is going to mess …
by lewashby 14 in Linux and Unix ()
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Suppose you receive a phone call from a client in Sales who cannot print a report on a printer in the Research and Development department. The report is from a database created on a server located at headquarters. The client tells you that other members of the Sales department are …
by Maymoon in Networking ()
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I installed the Windows Vista VM, when I run the Vista VM it prompts to start in safe mode or a normal, regardless what option I choose, the boot process restarts and doesn't boot into Vista. I originally gave 1.7 gigs of system memory for the VM, I reduced that …
by Siberian 1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I'm looking to make an exe or batch file that will delete a folder, however the folder location changes based on the User, so I'd like it to determine this based on what user is currently logged in, or by asking the person running the exe/batch to type in the …
by UBAB_Support in Microsoft Windows ()
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So... this happened at a LAN party. A friend was pestering me for Linux Mint. For some reason YUMI wouldn't recognize my flash drive, so I did it the manual way. sudo dd if=./linuxmint-17.1-cinnamon-64bit.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=1M However, it should have been: sudo dd if=./linuxmint-17.1-cinnamon-64bit.iso of=/dev/sdd bs=1M It's an ADD/mental auto-pilot …
by DeanMSands3 57 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi Guys! I want to seek advice on how to deploy a Firewall Appliance side-by-side with a cisco router. The topology is like this. Cisco Router -> Firewall Appliance -> VLAN SW. I have already created a transit link between the units. The firewall appliance can see the router interface …
by jober in Networking ()
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This is the first time I've seen this problem in all my years of using all versions of Windows. I have a folder on my desktop. It is empty so I tried to delete it and received a message saying it can't be deleted since it is not there. I …
by easouza in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi Guys, I'am curious if AD can be implemented over the network instead of joining the pc manually. Response is much appreciated. Thanks,
by jober in Microsoft Windows ()
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HELP ME REPAIR MY LAPTOP ON LINE NOW
by MD. FEEZZS in Microsoft Windows ()
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Using Ubuntu, I tried to several desktop environments. I tried Unity, Gnome, kDE (?) and now Cinnamon. I liked Cinnamon, I once saw screenshot of someone who has nicely modified it, to make it look very awesome. He had clock in top right corner which seemed on be on background …
by RikTelner 20 in Linux and Unix ()
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Related to another thread that has been posted. Now, my boot manager (GRUB) shows 4 options. 1 Ubuntu (really important one using for data). 1 Ubuntu (just for testing, but have to delete it). 1 Windows 7 (to delete) 1 Windows 7 (to delete) Now it's easy to find tutorial …
by RikTelner 20 in Hardware and Software ()
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I had 2 Linux's on my laptop. But I really needed to start something that required DirectX in it, also, it had to be on Windows. I tried to use VMware and VirtualBox but to no avail, so it had to be real machine, not virtual one. I installed Windows …
by RikTelner 20 in Linux and Unix ()
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Unable to run this programme. I am unable to run as admin when I click command prompt. A message comes back saying: sfc is not recognised as an internal or external command, operable programme, or batch file. I ran disc check on start up but did not receive any report, …
by Techno22 in Microsoft Windows ()
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hi , I am using florence virtual keyboard on my ubuntu 14.04 machine . today I read an article which says scrambled virtual keyboards are safer than regular virtual keyboards . is there any scrambled virtual keyboard for ubuntu ? should I be concerned about using florence or onboard ? …
by fonzali in Linux and Unix ()
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This may be a very stupid question and everything I know about computers says it probably won't work but I feel the need to ask anyways as I am very far from knowing everything. Can I setup my laptop (an old-ish Gateway) to draw additional RAM from my custom desktop …
by zoidmaster in Hardware ()
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Hi guys me again, I just want to know that can my system run WINDOWS 8.1 PRO. My system is:-Intel Core 2 Duo CPU E4500 @ 2.20GHz,1GB RAM,Intel 946GZ Express Chipset Family.
by muhammad_74 -1 in Hardware and Software ()
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Guys i want to know something from you geekers that which linux distro you like and why you like it.To help e just answer the below questions:- 1.Does it runs chromium browser. 2.Does it runs games like Half life and other popular games. 3.Does it boots fast. 4.Does it look …
by muhammad_74 -1 in Hardware and Software ()
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Hi I have an Epson R2400 A3 printer new but not connected as I am still reorgansing my cottage. I have a gigbit network connected by an 8 port switch on the ground floor. I have a CAT 6 connection to a PC on the 1st floor and want to …
by ggeoff 4 in Microsoft Windows ()
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