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Questions tagged [lua]

Lua is a scripting language that gained popularity due to how easy it is to embed and learn.

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Trying to instal luasql with luarocks on windows 7

Im trying to install luasql for mysql on windows 7, I do have lua 5.1 installed and sql community.enter image description here Ive been trying just about all day and keep running into error it keeps ...
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Compile text using command line compiler, not a file [migrated]

I'm using 'luac -p file.lua' to parse files to check for syntax errors. Is it possible to do something like this: luac -p | [a bunch of text] Someone mentioned something about 'piping' but I couldn'...
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Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:No globals' not found

I have installed MediaWiki and am now finally getting to import/export templates from wikipedia to make it shinny like a door knob. However I am running into this road block: Lua error in package.lua ...
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Lua script can't find files on new Windows 10 device

I've been trying to set up a co-op emulator experience with some friends (emu-coop and bizhawk-co-op are two different ones that both exhibit the same symptoms). On my old computer, the download and ...
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Failed installing luarocks in windows 8.1

I want to install Luarocks on my pc windows 8.1. I run command prompt as administrator without success ! I receive this message : Any advice ?
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How to develop awesome WM rc.lua using IDE

I'm aware that awesome includes its own Lua interpreter but developing a large rc.lua file with a "simple" text editor is too troublesome. Is there a way to develop the rc.lua in an IDE like ...
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How to handle email duplicates during message copying using Imapfilter

How copy messages between two IMAP servers and skip messages that already exist in the target mailbox? I am trying to implement copying using imapfilter but the issue is that each run I get a number ...
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Is there a way to tell which monitor the cursor is currently on? [closed]

I need to know which monitor the cursor is on for a Rainmeter skin i am working on. The skin is made for a small touch screen, but when ever i tap it, it "steals" the mouse cursor away from the main ...
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E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'lua5.3'

I have a new Debian Jessie machine, but when I try to install Lua (5.3) through apt I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading stateinformation... ...
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I need an awful rule (awesome-wm 4.X) to match a web browser javascript dialog

I need help creating a rule to match a javascript dialog window, here is a portion of the output from xprop: ... WM_CLASS(STRING) = "wb", "Wb" WM_ICON_NAME(STRING) = "JavaScript - http://localhost/...
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Cannot create process: proc_open: failed to open stream: Permission denied

I've seen this question posted around with no solution. And I've seen other posts that are related (one two) but don't help. Permissions are set, executable, ownership is set, no SELinux, PHP can ...
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Windows luarocks

I have run out of patience with this problem and have turned to this community for help. I am trying to install luafilesystem and luacheck from luarocks and am only getting errors with anything I try. ...
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Text burned into mac screen after leaving infinite print loop for 15 minutes! (Pico-8)

I was at school, and I ran a program which would infinitely print a number, each time increasing it by .5. I wrote it in pico-8, a retro computer simulator, where you can write code in Lua. I left it ...
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How can I add lua support to grub2, or at least file copy functionality?

I am trying to add lua support to grub2 and having a devil of a time finding info on how to do that. The links provided in the answer to (String manipulation in Grub2) no longer have any lua ...
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Is it possible to copy files with grub2 scripting?

I am trying to work out a few details for a dual boot, public use (i.e. public library context) that runs Windows 7 and Linux. I am using Windows 7 and Linux Mint. Windows 7 runs on a VHD file (...

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