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How do I use the Expansion Bay on the Asus Essentio CM6850

There is a panel on the front cover for an Expansion Bay, however it is very shallow and I don't see any evidence of wiring installed. What can it be used for?
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How do I properly architect my home network expansion?

I have FIOS verizon on 1 router w/wifi connected to 6 wireless devices, 1 network printer & 3 wired computers. I want to add to my network, NAS storage (cloud access), 4 FIOS TV'S, Home Theatre, ...
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duplicate a single file to a list of files

I'd like to know if it is possible to duplicate a single file to multiple files with a different list of arguments. I have a generic image and I need to make multiple copies of it adding a different ...
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Does my computer have an expansion slot for a graphics card?

I'm trying to get my hands on an usable gaming computer but don't have a lot of money to play with. It seems like I should be able to play recent games on the lowest settings with a new graphics card, ...
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Expand Synology SHR volume with varying disk sizes

I'm looking for a clarification on SHR and how it handles expanding a volume when the volume contains varying disk sizes. I've read the Synology Documentation and it still isn't clear, because their ...
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Is a PCIE X1 card for USB 3.0 worth it?

I have a portable HDD on USB 3.0, and soon I'll have a 32gb flash drive on USB 3.0 as well. My motherboard is pretty old - and the next time I'll upgrade it is when I get a new CPU/mobo/ram. Slots ...
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Is it possible to use brace expansion and globbing together?

Say I wanted to copy the .ssh/authorized_keys file in each user's /home directory to /tmp (for whatever reason). I figured I could use globbing and brace expansion to do this quickly, but I ran into ...
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Brace expansion : run several commands instead of expanding on one line?

When you use brace expansion in bash, something like echo {a,b,c} becomes echo a b c Is there a way to expand it to 3 separate commands, one for each expansion, instead? So that: echo {a,b,c} ...
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how to expand aliases inline in bash?

Is there a way to expand aliases inline in bash? $bash>alias ll='ls -l ' $bash>ll<tab> $bash>ls -l
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What is really happening with bash backticks?

I've always thought of backticks in bash as "execute the output of 'some_command'." What is happening in the following... consider a script myscript.pl that prints the following text: export ...
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Can I keep . and .. out of .* expansion?

I often find it annoying (or worse) when I type command .* in bash and the command applies to the parent directory and current directory. Is there some shell option or other configuration I can ...
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RAID 5 configuration and future expansion

I am building a PC to act as a file server among other things, and I was wondering whether it is a good idea to create 2 partitions on the RAID 5 array, one for OS one for data, or to have a separate ...