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I have a Linux swap partition but how do I set it up permanently?

I have a laptop with 2GB RAM and not the funds to buy more RAM. Ever since I installed 64-BIT Mint (MATE desktop), I am using more than 1GB RAM compared to between 170 - 500MB when I was in 32-BIT ...
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Dual Boot At the Same Time

Assume I have a Linux host, with Windows-7 installed in a partition on the same drive. Is it possible to boot into Linux, save its state to memory (Hibernate, essentially) then boot up Windows right ...
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Linux - Creating Virtual Audio Device

My question here is rather simple. How does one create a purely virtual audio device in ALSA that would be capable of: being used as an audio output destination, being used as an audio input source, ...
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what are these? devpts proc sysfs…?

I'm building my first Linux from scratch... now I've reached a point to mount some filesystems that I don't know what they are and what they're meant to do...! these are the commands that I'm gonna ...
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Virtual wireless interfaces in different modes on single radio

I'm looking for a USB wireless adapter that will support virtual interfaces running in different wireless modes at the same time. I've found USB wireless adapters that support multiple wireless modes ...
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Running windows 8 in a VM - can I use the copy that came with my laptop

I have just purchased a Thinkpad x1 Carbon that comes with windows 8 64 bit. I haven't turned it on yet, but I plan to remove the windows install and replace it with Debian (after backing up the ...
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Linux VM can not connect to the internet

I'm trying to set up an virtual server with connection to the internet. When I start a ping to the local network, there are no problems. When I try to ping an address from the internet, it shows that ...
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How to set up virtual users in vsftpd?

I've read this tutorial: http://howto.gumph.org/content/setup-virtual-users-and-directories-in-vsftpd/ My configuration is as follow: ---vsftpd.conf--- listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO ...
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Create a virtual network interface using the iproute2 “ip link” command with a spoofed MAC address

How can I create a virtual interface similar to the following ifconfig command? $ sudo ifconfig eth1 hw ether 00:01:02:aa:bb:cc SIOCSIFHWADDR: No such device This does not work. I want to set ...
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How to increase VirtualBox virtual drive actual size?

I have selected "dynamically allocated" mode upon creating virtual drive. I was thinking it will grow automatically up to maximum size. But it constantly has "actual size" of 4Gb and does not growing ...
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I/O error while cp from CD to HDD

I'm trying to create a local repo from my RHEL6 disk. Some of the .rpms I'm able to copy, others give me this error: cp: reading 'filename': Input/Output error It's the original RedHat disk, and ...
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Which software is good for virtual machine over Windows for Linux and Mac OSX? [closed]

Which software is good for virtual machine over Windows for Linux and Mac OS? I want to host Linux(Web development related to Rails and PHP) and Mac(iPhone and iPad ) both over my Windows XP Always ...
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Creating virtual serial port in Fedora

I want to create a virtual serial port in Fedora. I'm using Java code to communicate over a serial port. I want to test this code with out any serial devices connected.
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virtual microphone: File -> Microphone -> Application

I need debug my program and I need something like a virtual microphone. I would like device "microphone" where I can put sound file and this file will be input for microphone stream. And in ...