How to delete multiple items from Kindle Library

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The Kindle Library Web interface only provide interface to delete items one by one. How to delete multiple items from my Kindle Library? This works on Chrome. First, browse deki.js to find the javascript for the “DeKi: Delete Kindle Items” plugin. Press “Ctrl + A” then “Ctrl + C” to copy all the javascript code.
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Where are the backup files of my iPhone by iTune and how to get the real files from them?

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I backup my iPhone with iTune to my local computer. Where can I find out the backup files of my iPhone by iTune? And how to get the real files (like songs, notes, etc.) from the backup files? The location of the backup files from iTune It depends on the computer’s operating system: Mac: ~/Library/Application
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Is cin much slower than scanf in C++?

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I frequently hear that cin is significantly slower than scanf in C++. Is this true? And how to improve the efficiency of cin? It is really nice to use most of time. One discussion about that cin is very slow is here: http://apps.topcoder.com/forums/?module=Thread&threadID=508058&start=0&mc=7 In short: cin is not always slower (can be faster actually, see
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strcmp and strncmp implementation in glibc

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What is the strcmp and strncmp implementation in glibc? strcmp implementation in glibc 2.16: string/strcmp.c /* Copyright (C) 1991, 1996, 1997, 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This file is part of the GNU C Library. The GNU C Library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU
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SEEK_HOLE and SEEK_DATA: efficiently archive/copy large sparse files

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How to efficiently archive a very large sparse file, say 1TB? The sparse file may contains a small amount of data, say 32MB. SEEK_HOLE and SEEK_DATA The SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA functionalities play the trick and makes `tar` and `cp` handle the large sparse file very efficiently. `lseek` with `SEEK_HOLE` returns the offset of the start of the
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Spring Shell Technology For Java development

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This post is about the Spring Shell technology and its use in java. Experts of java development India have shared their best knowledge in this post for Spring Shell with the community people. If you have anything to ask, do it at the end. Technology: It is command line tool for Java applications to interact
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Notes for Beginners of Software Development on Linux

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Linux is a great platform for software development targeting servers or backends. In general, working on Linux is very productive. The problem that beginners on Linux face is the the learning curve is steep at the beginning. But believe me, after you get through the initial green steep learning step as in the figure below
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How to Configure the Latest Version of Flash on Firefox for Linux: by the Fresh Player Plugin

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As you may know, Adobe stopped supporting the NPAPI version of Flash on Linux and the latest NPAPI version of Flash player at version 11.2 released back in 2012 will only receive security fixes. Even the security fixes to the 11.2 version of the Flash Plugin your Firefox is using will end on May 4,
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Useful Git Submodule Commands

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git submodule is a very useful tools in git to include other git repositories in one repository to handle cases such as library dependencies. In this post, I summarize some commonly used commands that I find useful for working with git submodule. For the list of full commands, check the git submodule manual. Add a
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How to Statically Link C and C++ Programs on Linux with gcc

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Before statically linking you C and C++ programs, you should be aware of the drawbacks of the static linking especially with glibc. There are some good discussions already: with glibc you’re linking static programs which are not really static and some others here and here. That said, you can choose to statically link C and
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Linux UDP Programming Tutorial

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UDP has its advantages over TCP, such as being relatively lightweight and receiving one packet per read call (recvmsg), although the programmers need to handle related issues, such as packet lost and out-of-order packets delivery. This post gives information and references on how to write UDP programs in a C/Linux environment. What is UDP Check
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How to Measure Time Accurately in Programs

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It is quite common to measure the time in programs using APIs like clock() and gettimeofday(). We may also want to measure the time “accurately” for certain purposes, such as measuring a small piece of code’s execution time for performance analysis, or measuring the time in time-sensitive game software. It is hard to measure the
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C++ Reference and Styles

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C++ References Reference of the C++ Language Library, with detailed descriptions of its elements and examples on how to use its functions: http://www.cplusplus.com/reference/ C++ reference: http://www.cppreference.com/w/ C++ Styles I compile a list of C++ styles on the Internet. http://geosoft.no/development/cppstyle.html http://google-styleguide.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/cppguide.xml http://www.mactech.com/articles/develop/issue_02/C%2B%2B_Style_Guide_v007.html http://www.cs.uga.edu/~dkl/1302/Fall99/style.html