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  • I’ve been asked by a visually impaired friend whether it’s possible to improve the image quality of a TFT that’s not running at its Native Resolution. She’s recently purchased a Samsung SyncMaster T2...

  • I'm looking for a way to set the sound preferences in Pidgin such that a sound is played only when a message is received when the conversation window doesn't have focus. There doesn't seem to be an op...

  • When I run the installer for both Taglocity 2 and 3, during the installation I get the following error: Error 1001: Exception occurred while initializing the installation: System.Configuratio...

  • I noticed that the username I used to install Ubuntu got added to a bunch of groups in the /etc/group file. I'm getting rid of unneeded accounts. Would anything break if I removed that first account...

  • I'd like to hook an external monitor to my notebook as I need a higher resolution (1680x1050). My notebook supports that resolution (via analog vga out) but the quality is pretty awful - there are bl...

  • Is there a way to bind a key by document type? For example, if the document is a .tex file, I want f5 to call PdfLatex, but it is a .c file, I want it to call make

  • Possible Duplicate: Combining two ethernet ports I have two available wireless networks in my area, and currently I'm connected to one of them. I want to get a USB wireless adapter and conn...

  • Will my hdd fail? Calin Don

    I'm running badblocks in parallel on 2 identical hard drives. The problem is that /dev/sda has already finished without error the tests but /dev/sdb it at 363353920/488386583 (about 75%) but didn't re...

  • First off, if the answer to this is simply "you can't," I'm okay with that. That said - in Windows 7, I open the properties of the audio out on my sound card, change the default format from 16 bit to...

  • Where have they hidden the recycle bin?

  • Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows only show about 3.5GB of my 4GB+ of RAM? I have a a Lenovo G560 Laptop ...i have 4 GB ram in laptop but in windows XP its shows 2.93 GB usable .. But i...

  • I have a machine with Ubuntu 10.10 and a machine with Ubuntu 11.10. When I do a svn export on the 10.10 machine, this gives all directories a 755 permission. The 11.10 machine sets the directories to...

  • I have the following in my .bash_profile, to give me git branch info in my bash prompt: # Configure colors, if available. if [ -x /usr/bin/tput ] && tput setaf 1 >&/dev/null; then c_...

  • Okay let me set the scene of this computer Dell Dimension 3100 Added ATI Graphics Card, Ram Upgraded to 2GB Windows XP SP3 So the problem is thus: Going Start>Control Panel> Sounds > Audio No ...

  • I followed this tutorial: move user folder And after restarting my pc and logging in, i get this error message: "C:\Windows\system32\config\systemprofile\Desk top refers to a location that is unava...

  • I'm trying to watch 2 Youtube videos at once on Windows 7 using a headphone by directing the audio from the 2 videos into 2 different ears. I.e. the audio from one video only uses the left channel, th...

  • I've not used alternatives before, and I may be doing it wrong: I'm certainly not getting the results I expect. I need to use two versions of GCC, and wanted to set them up using alternatives. Here's ...

  • How can I use a filter to display something like: echo "Hello there" | H e l l o t h e r e

  • I am trying to calculate percent change when the base number (at time 1) can be a negative and the resulting number is positive (at time 2). My problem is the percent change from -4 to +4. A change ...

  • Like the title says... Is there any way to run a Windows Update Server as a jail or something like that? Preferably I'd like to keep FreeNAS as the host OS. I don't think my box is powerful enough ...