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guys please tell me with your expertise that which operating system(windows or ubuntu) gives a better interface for creating and executing child programs..#
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For those interested in operating system development, this snippet tests status of A20. It is the line that allows memory beyond 1 meg to be addressed, otherwise it will just wrap around which some applications and versions of DOS depend on. My bootloader MBR1_44 has switched system to protected (32 …
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Hi Has anyone of you having a problem opening firefox , google chrome and thunderbird since yesterday? coz almost all of our unit that is running in ubuntu and Zorin OS are experiencing the same bugs.. i already tried updating and upgrading the OS but still having the error and …
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A new poll into Operating System popularity by a British computer magazine has revealed that an incredible 37 percent of respondents are still using Windows XP. That's more than Windows 7 which managed to woo 30 percent of the folk taking part, and Vista could only garner a pretty poor …
by happygeek 1,608 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi. With ... i can get the users information but i just want to echo the OS that users use, something like: Linux,Ubuntu How can i get this out from the $u_agent variable?
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hi guys i've written an bare OS and now im trying to go a little furthur and create a very simple GUI for it . but i have no idea how to create such a thing . my os is running in text_mode though i can change to some other …
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Hi friends. With ... or ... i can get the current date (English calendar) for my program but what about if i want to get the current date (from Persian calendar) for my program; then what should i do? As my pc os date is set to English calendar so …
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A simple way to find out a Python module's location on your drive.
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Hello. I'm using Linux OS, Python 2 and the last version of Kivy framework. Here i have 2 files that i have typed them exactly as what i watched on a kivy tutorial video. Fist file is "main.py": ... And the second one is "Tutorial.kv": ... Both files are on …
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Hey guys, so I'm creating this webapp that creates a QrCode based on informations given by the user, decodes QrCodes and creates a log. I would like some tips, like QrCodes, Image processing, Getting SubImages libraries and API's. I'm using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. This webapp will be able to …
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I know there are benchmarking programs that exist, but I've decided that as an exercise, I want to try and create some sort of simple benchmark program to test schedulers of my Raspberry Pi (CFQ, noop, deadline). I have been switching the schedulers and testing some linux commands using time …
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Hi, I have migrated OS from XP to win8.1. Earlier in my VB application, I was sending email thourgh my outlook object. set outapp = createObject("Outlook.application") but now I am getting error "ActiveX Compponent Can't create Object." as i have migrated my OS. is there any other change in code? …
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What do you mean by a critical section? A critical section is a piece of code of a process that accesses a shared resource that must not be accessed by more than 1 thread of execn. 1.a thread is smallest seq of programmed instrns and process is made of many …
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i have two hard drive both have windows 7...is it possible to put it in 1 computer?please help
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CESG, the UK government's arm that assesses operating systems and software security, has published its findings for ‘End User Device’ operating systems. The most secure of the lot? Ubuntu 12.04. For the full article see
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Hey all, I have the following code that is working fine; basically it finds all files on my desktop and then prints the specific ones that I am looking of. I save all files to my desktop and the files contain the clients name so I figure once a week …
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Microsoft knows it has to do something in order to claw back some kind of market position, not now but five years into the future. The culture of computing is changing amongst the young and hip consumer, and it's moving away from the Microsoft Windows-centric vision of the past. While …
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Is there any way to start an application with python and count how much time does it take to completely load, any idea if I can do it with os.syste, or subprocess.Popen ?
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Hello, I've got a question about a project in my operating systems class. The task was to create a program that lets the user choose a variety of cpu scheduling algorithms and simulates them with random data or data from a file. I've already done it for first come first …
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I am trying to load the help on each method into a QTextEdit in PyQt4 how can I have this variable hold help on a method, example: but data value contains
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Hi All, THis is just a basic question about Wine. How many use it on Linux and how many are happy with it? I've seen mixed reviews about Wine on the internets so I thought I would ask the only tech community that matters. I just installed it because I …
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Anyone creating an OS with Python (Tkinter)?
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NOTE This code won't work at the application level. It directly addresses memory at 0xB8000 which will result in a segfault at the application level. This code must be part of an OS or an application in a not-so-secure operating system like DOS, where applications can directly address any part …
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Yesterday while browsing the web, I stumbled upon a blog where the author had written a post regarding what a computer scientist should know, in that list he had given links for further reading. One of these links was to a website where the goal is supposedly to build a …
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After windows xp microsof launched windows vista and it got failure. Then win 7 got succeed and between some controversals they launcehed win 8. So i would like to know abot win 8 feed back.
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Come on then guys, one of the gratest wars of technology and IT - whats the best operating system and why?
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If you thought, or indeed hoped, that the Google Chrome OS would be a thoroughly modern marvel running web apps only then you are about to be disappointed. It would appear that even the brave new future of the OS cannot escape from the legacy of Windows. According to a …
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According to IT security outfit Kaspersky, which has just of the information security landscape as it was shaped during 2012, 99% of all mobile malware threats now target Android devices. With 6300 new mobile malware samples discovered every month on average across 2012, Android has become the focus for the …
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