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Desirability of mixed architecture software [migrated]

Under what conditions can native code compiled for different architectures cooperate on the same operating system? When exactly is such mixing desirable? Can, say 32 bit code run within a ...
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What steps should I take after setting up an OS on a VM to be able to native boot it?

Right, so I downloaded the windows 10 ISO file, and have it installed on a external hard drive; I can run it from virtual box, but that's inefficient because you have two operating systems running, ...
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How to write from a linux boot cd to a usb with a mac

I bought a book about C and it comes with a livecd of a custom distro with scripts pre-loaded. My quandary is that my current macbook pro was not equipped with a disk drive. I have temporary access to ...
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Boot a single Windows 7 on multiple PCs

I would like to make my Windows 7 installation bootable from VirtualBox inside Linux. The only problem is that Windows 7 does not boot inside VirtualBox because of the different "hardware" it ...
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How to view any website in a native way on OSX?

Mac OS X: 10.9.5 The problem: I often have 20+ browser tabs open from various web apps. Combined with running a comparable number of native apps, I need a better way to avoid cycling through two ...
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In Windows (base install) what is the fastest way to search only filenames?

In Windows (base install: no extensions, tools, add-on's, or 3rd Party software) what is the fastest native way to search only filenames AND without modifying the "state" of indexing and/or changing ...
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How to execute Ruby scripts on Windows 7 with minimal technical effort?

I've written some Ruby scrappers which will be used by some non-technical guys. I want to make these Ruby scripts executable on Windows with minimal effort. What are my options beside installing Ruby? ...
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What does it mean for software to run natively?

I've been wondering what it means for software to run natively. What exactly is such software and how is it different from software that does not run natively? How can I tell if a given peice of ...
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TCP number of connections differ from client to server

How can this be ? netstat shows x 'established' connections from the client to y 'established' connections on the server. Situation stays like this for 10 minutes, then x and y change, then another ...
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New laptop screen, lower native resolution

I recently broke my screen on my G51JX Asus laptop with a native resolution of 1920x1080. After getting it fixed (no warranty so asus would prolly charge me a buck load for it) I have the screen ...
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What is the Google Chrome Native Client?

What is the Google Chrome Native Client? Native Client is an open-source technology that allows you to build web applications that seamlessly execute native compiled code inside the browser. ...
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Force native monitor resolution

I have a viewsonic lcd monitor with a native resoluion of 1920 x 1080. All of a sudden the windows screen display seetings have changed and I need to set it to 1140 x 900 to get the desktop etc on ...
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Howto boot directly into a VirtualBox image?

I have a running setup as following: Native OS: Windows 7 64bit, 3 Partitions: c: (System) d: (FAT32, here is my vdi file) e: (unformatted) VirtualBox: Fedora 14 running off the vdi file on drive ...