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UnionFS alike on windows, Virtually merge folders

Scenario: You have 10 hard-drives (A...J) across three computers (Alpha Beta Gamma) all running ... say windows 7. Lets say that these drives each have a folder for /Music /Movies etc across them all. ...
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OpenDNS not working from 1 Ubuntu machine

I have OpenDNS set up on my router, however I'm getting a strange situation. The OpenDNS Welcome page confirms that OpenDNS is working on my Windows XP laptop and on an Ubuntu netbook but not on my ...
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Weird noise while scanning, using scanimage and a Canon Lide 35

I'm trying to scan a bunch of images, using xsane's scanimage : scanimage --format=tiff --batch --batch-prompt This command scans the first picture perfectly, but as soon as I press enter, the ...
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CentOS and /dev/midi support

I recently asked earlier about connecting a MIDI controller to CentOS. I've got the same problem, except now I'm backtracing to find a different way at it. I'm talking about the elusive /dev/midi file ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu to 9.04 breaks ATI video card driver, VESA and ati/radeon drivers

I upgraded my Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04, and it not only broke the ATI proprietary fglrx driver, but also the ability to use the VESA or open-source ati or radeon drivers. I have an ATI RV610 which is an ...
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how to install 'version.h' in ubuntu ?

Just now , I try to install the Jungo WinDriver in the Ubuntu 13.10 . But I am puzzled by the its manual of how to Install version.h : Install version.h: The file version.h is created when you ...
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Linux directory permission inheritance for new files created

ive following folder drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 45056 Nov 25 12:39 data which include sub dirs and files its all 755 , but when i create new file inside these dir its get permission -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
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No dual boot option for Windows on my machine

I just installed Kali Linux, dual booting with Windows 7. Problem is that there is no Windows 7 in the boot options and Kali Linux starts automatically. I can not use Windows because there's no ...
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If someone downloaded 600GB , can that be a DOS attack

Last night someone exploited some vulnerability in my site and then upload a PHP script to my images folder. I have an Amazon EC2 server with CentOS. Then the hacker downloaded 600GB and increased ...
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./configure: line 2178 config.log permission denied

I want to install a library libevent . I forgot to su root and run ./configure under my user acount esolve. Then I notice I there are errors after make install with esolve. my root can't modify files ...
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Configure IPTables [duplicate]

We have RHEL 5.0 squid proxy in our office. Our LAN is 172.20.12.0 /24 n/w. Proxy ip is 172.20.12.4 /24 . I want to share Internet through proxy. Most importantly: Suppose I have flushed the ...
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LInux squid proxy

We have RHEL 5.0 squid proxy in our office. Our LAN is 172.20.12.0 /24 n/w. proxy ip is 172.20.12.4 /24 . I want to share internet through proxy. Most importantly: I want to give full access to ...
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Show matched lines for a given regex at Linux

I use that notation at my log files: [something-something] somethings are necessary and variable length characters and numbers. My special log file includes line that has characters explained above. ...
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IP tables gateway

I am trying to make an iptables gateway. I ordered 3 dedicated server from my hosting company all with dual nics. One server has been given all the ip addresses and is connected directly to the ...
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Can a mini PC run PC games? [closed]

I was searching for this intriguing things called "Mini PCS", I have seen some with really high performance, and I was wondering their boundaries. The best ones I have seen so far were: ODROID-X2 ...
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How to find the uptime in Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find out uptime on Windows? Is there any function like "Linux uptime" in Windows?
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When I select some text, I want it to be copied to clipboard automatically

Let's say you have firefox open on centos linux desktop. Or simply some basic text editor. You select a text. Soon as the mouse button is up. In other words selecting is done. I want it to copy it ...