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Questions tagged [scratch]

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Would it be possible to run unix system as a docker linux image on top of Linux?

I understand that is impossible to run a docker image of a certain OS on top of a host with a different kernel than the image because of the fact that Docker images use host kernel to work... I'm ...
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ddrescue stuck, Error Splicing DVD file on Linux, but not on Windows

I have couple of old scratched DVDs which I wanted to rescue using ddrescue. The problem is it shows "error splicing file" on copying files manually using PartedMagic or Ubuntu, also ddrescue gets ...
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Any scratch disks available in Photoshop 2017 mac

Can you help me? I have installed photoshop to my macbook and when i’m working it begins to write “Any scratch disk available” and really, when i look at Preferences - Scratch disk there’s nothing ...
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Wrap lines in vim's scratch buffer but not elsewhere

I have set nowrap in my vim config file but there's one place where I need line wrapping: the scratch buffer (because the text that shows up there usually doesn't stick to 80 columns). Is there a ...
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Playing a Video-DVD with scratches

Our local library has the DVD "Frozen" available, but it's badly scratched. Our DVD player at home sometimes hangs, but then skips past the scratch and continues play after about a minute or so. My ...
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How to remove scratches from my monitor bezel?

I have two new IPS monitors for my pc and I have got two fine scratches on one of them. It's only really fine, but it's visible in day light which ends up distracting me.What is the best way to fix ...
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Accessible materials with same refractive index as polycarbonate [duplicate]

There is a common home-remedy for scratched flat-screen monitors that says to rub a bit of petroleum jelly into the scratch. The rationale being that because the jelly has a similar refractive index ...
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Burning / copying CD to improve playback

I want someone to explain to me why burning/copying some scratched CDs to a new disk, can improve the new disk's playback. Situation Borrowed a public CD with songs for playback, was scratched, and ...
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How do I use an internal SSD as a scratch disk for FCP X?

I'm contemplating setting up my MacBook Air as a video editing machine. If I do this, I'll upgrade to a 256 GB SSD, and I should be able to keep around 100 GB or more free for video editing. The ...
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Autosave / autoload content of scratch buffer in Emacs

I would like to assign a file (~/tmp/scratch) to the *scratch* buffer in Emacs. When I open Emacs I would like ~/tmp/scratch to be opened (preferably in the buffer named *scratch*) and when Emacs is ...
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Changing behaviour of the *scratch* buffer in Aquamacs

In Emacs, the scratch buffer is sort of special. It is intended to contain stuff that you don't want to save. In Aquamacs, it is treated as a normal buffer, so that if I close it, Aquamacs will ask me ...
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Repairing or retrieving video off a cracked disk

My disk has a thin crack right through the one side. Right around the crack it looks like it has water damage but I'm pretty sure it was caused from the crack. Will tape work for this? If there is ...