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Top new questions this week:

How smart is my network?

There is an argument within my office about how smart/efficient the network we have set up really is. We have a fibre line and a cable line running into a load balancing router, which has a hardware ...

networking routing switching  
asked by bizzehdee 32 votes
answered by Ben N 68 votes

How does my VPN improve my download speed?

For some reason, I was downloading something at 300kb/s0,I turned my VPN on, and the download speed jumped up to 1.3mb/s. Why is this? Is it because the VPN server reduces the jumps between me and the ...

vpn internet  
asked by RazeLegendz 16 votes
answered by davidgo 28 votes

Why does the output of > generate unintelligible text?

I am trying to save the output of a command to a file. The command is: clang -Xclang -ast-dump -fsyntax-only main.cpp > output.txt However the resulting output.txt file when opened (by gedit and ...

linux command-line encoding  
asked by maou 14 votes
answered by Tonny 51 votes

Time synchronization of two computers

I like to synchronize the timing of two computers that are connected via Ethernet (with no router in between) and apart from each other 100 or so meters. There are several protocols that does time ...

timing sync  
asked by user4749 8 votes
answered by Dmitry Grigoryev 19 votes

How can I combine PDFs in LibreOffice?

I'd like to be able to simply drag a pdf file into the pages explorer of a pdf that's being edited. This has no effect and dragging the file into the work area on a new page results in something like ...

pdf libreoffice  
asked by Philip Kirkbride 5 votes
answered by karel 6 votes

Since when apt install can be used over apt-get install?

I've find recently that we can use the more recent apt install, remove... over the ancestral apt-get install. I didn't know that before. Because I have some scripts that install packages accross wide ...

debian apt-get apt  
asked by Julien Reichardt 5 votes
answered by kostix 6 votes

How to grant elevated privileges to a Windows 10 startup shortcut?

I put wampmanager.exe in the Windows 10 Startup folder, and when I login to Windows I receive the error "the requested application requires elevated privileges". How do I grant elevated privileges to ...

asked by Steve 4 votes
answered by Steve 4 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How to rename the User folder in Windows 10?

After installing Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 it took my user name 'Jeremy' and created a user folder named C:\Users\jerem. I want to rename the folder C:\Users\Jeremy. The procedure for Windows 8 ...

windows onedrive windows-10-preview  
asked by GollyJer 40 votes
answered by voldemarz 35 votes

Windows 7 SP1 Windows Update stuck checking for updates

I installed Windows 7 fresh and installed SP1. Now, when I try to check manually for Windows Updates it just hangs on the Checking for updates screen. I tried running this tool but this did not fix ...

windows-7 windows windows-update  
asked by mikealeonetti 102 votes
answered by mikealeonetti 19 votes

Can you answer these?

Two Sites, One Firewall, Two wireless bridge, One ADSL modem,Internet Sharing

I have two physically separate sites, Site A and Site B. Site A - connected two Side B via a Wireless Bridge Site A - Transparent Wireless bridge terminates into the switch of Site A Site A - Has a ...

networking wireless-networking router internet firewall  
asked by Sab.M 1 vote

Excel doesn't create structured formula for all tables

Structured formula case I am facing 2 weird issues with Excel 2013. I have been mainly using the tables. Initially when I created the sheet and inserted tables and added formulas, they were all using ...

microsoft-excel worksheet-function  
asked by Atul Mahajan 1 vote

Is this a ransomware?

I just got this window on my main computer: Apparently, it's from Windows. I checked, the process EXE file is the original one (efsui.exe or something like that). But the thing is, I don't use EFS ...

encryption malware efs malware-detection  
asked by zdimension 3 votes
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