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One common reason for making it a separate partition is to be able to mount it as nosuid and noexec. This prevents both privilege-escalation and arbitrary script execution from /tmp, respectively. This is particularly useful in multi-user environments (e.g. hosting) where unprivileged users will have access to read/write data to /tmp but should not be able ...


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A single USB cable is not sufficient to power most 3.5" drives (which is why you might have seen some crazy USB Y-adapters on certain enclosures-- those are to draw power from two ports and power the drive without an external adapter), but it can power a 2.5" drive. You will need to get a proper external enclosure that can support the power requirements of a ...


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It does matter what size the drive is. Large 3.5" hard drives offer more then what even two USB ports can provide. For reference, a single USB port can provide a maximum 500 mA of current. A Western Digital WD3200AAJS, on the other hand, requires 1444 mA at idle, and 1608 mA when reading/writing files to/from the drive. It is part of the USB ...


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Use Eraser - this free utility will overwrite your entire drive with your choice of patterns - up to and including the 35 pass Guttmann.


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Use Darik's boot and nuke: www.dban.org/ - It's a bootable disk that will run on any system and totally delete selected hard drives in/attached to the system. Just make sure you are deleting the right drive if you have more than one.


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All your stuff will still be there. You do not need to reformat.


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Quick answer: No, but that's the wrong question :). There is absolutely no connection between the internal and external IPs. The internal IP is set by your router (or whatever you have set up as a DHCP server on your LAN unless you are using fixed IPs) and is only valid in your Local Area Network. In a normal home setup, all computers on your LAN have the ...


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1.Can I just use a VGA splitter? No. A splitter just 'splits' the same image. You can use them to get two identical displays. But your premises was unique displays. That is something you can not do with a splitter. 2.Would it a VGA to 2 DVI splitter give a better picture quality? Also no. DVI comes in several flavours. Most of them just carry ...


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Simple answer, no, there isn't, otherwise hacking would be a much larger problem than it already is.


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Go to Device Manager. Click on the + sign by Universal Serial Bus Controllers, right click on each USB Root Hub and select Properties. Click on the Power Management tab. Uncheck the box Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.


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There is ViDock (and it's DIY clones), which probably might enable using CUDA-capable GPU via ExpressCard, which provides 2.5Gb/s bandwidth (PCIExpress 1.0x8 has 2Gb/s). However, ExpressCard slot is common for laptops, but would require installing additional PCIExpress board into desktop. It is reported to provide a descent performance in games, but when ...


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If it is formatted as FAT, the maximum filesize possible is 4gb, so try formatting as ntfs


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Well, up until a few years ago every distro did it their own way. Now there is a standard for directory layout (the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, FHS) which most distros follow. According to FHS, Media goes under /media. So yes, if your distro complies with FHS (most do), then mounted media will go under /media. One catch: The FHS does not exhaustively ...


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There isn't anything amazing about the power supply. There are three details to get right for a replacement: Voltage: This will be only one of a few values: 3.3 V, 5.0 V, 12.0 V Minimum current: probably in the 6.0 to 8.0 amp range for the 3.3-5.0 volts, and 1.0 to 2.0 for a 12 V. A power supply which provides more is just fine. Connector type and ...


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You would need to open port 80 on your firewall/router to go to the address of this PC. But be warned, opening service to the internet is risky business. Keep the machine patched and expect hacking attempts. Don't keep other important data on the same machine.


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Take a look at Scott Hanselman's post, specifically the section on "Processing External Mail with an Outlook Rule". While he's using rules to filter to a folder, you can do something similar. Either translate it directly to a search filter, or use the rule to apply a category to the email and then search off the category.


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If your Time Machine hard drive capacity is high enough, Time Machine can back up your external drive. It's just that external drives are excluded by default. You can include the drive by going to Time Machine Preferences -> Options. In the "Exclude these items from backup" list, remove your external drive. This also applies to DMGs and Sparseimages that you ...


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Kind of, it will use Firewire instead of USB and doesn't work with the latest models of some Apple products as they do not have a Firewire port. Assuming you have a Firewire capable Mac and a PC with Firewire, you need to do two things: 1) Boot the Mac into target disk mode. This is done by holding "T" while the Mac is booting. This will present the Mac as ...


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The complication you are seeing here is one of switching, subnets, gateways, and routing. However it does not strictly explain what you are seeing here. What should be occurring is that traffic for an IP address that falls outside the range specified on the interface will be sent to your default gateway to leave your network. Reading into your setup there, ...


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It also makes sense from the security standpoint. Since many programs write temporaries in /tmp and /tmp is automatically cleared (using insecure file deletion), this means a lot of deleted but recoverable files still reside on the /tmp partition. If you isolate this partition and make it smaller, then it's easier to securely clean it, e.g. using sfill from ...


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A 3.5" drive requires both 5v and 12v, wheras 2.5" drives only need 5v. USB only supplies 5v. USB adapters/enclosures for 3.5" drives have a separate 12v input in addition to the 5v, which can be supllied by the USB bus or by the power supply, in which case the PSU is supplying both voltages.


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The manual told us: Actually, to download a single page and all its requisites (even if they exist on separate websites), and make sure the lot displays properly locally, this author likes to use a few options in addition to ‘-p’: wget -E -H -k -K -p http://the.site.com You'll have to combine that with some Recursive Download options. You'd ...


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Just stopping by and i have the response for your problem: USB hard drives on Airport Extreme USB port can only be HFS+ or Fat 16 or Fat 32. All the other format (NTFS, EXT2 or 3 or 4) cannot be recognized. So you can see the mac formated one (HFS+) but not the NTFS one. The problem is a limitation on the Airport.


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Sounds like you're asking for but I think you mean.


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There are usb to vga adapters which are basically external "graphics cards" . They require software to be installed but aren't very expensive, very portable, and pretty easy to use. http://www.startech.com/AV/USB-Video-Adapters/USB-VGA-Adapter-External-Video-Card-PC-Mac~USB2VGAPRO2


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Sure - fast way Copy all the files to your Desktop Reformat the external disk Copy the files back Slower way Use gparted to: shrink your HFS partition Create an NTFS partition Move files from HFS to NTFS use gparted to remove HFS and resize NTFS


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Additionally - ''The TV Tuner devices are providing you with the ability to use your computer as a normal, fully functional TV. There are TV Tuner cards, TV Tuner USB sticks, and stand-alone TV tuners available in almost every PC shop. The TV Tuner cards are usually PCI based, and are usually installed/used mainly in desktop PCs, while the compact USB TV ...


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Here are the specifications for the Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 (All Models) The New Inspiron 15R Special Edition has an AMD Radeon™ HD 7730M 2GB, but again that's all it has. Does NOT have two cards. Your laptop does NOT have 2 graphics cards. And when you run a monitor on VGA (Analog) and HDMI (Digital) any one can run at a given time. Analog and Digital will ...


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Reformatting the drive will effectively mean that a typical user who just wants to use the drive won't be able to access the files. However, there is software available that can recover data from such drives. How much data they get back depends on what's been done to the drive since it was formatted. Overwriting the drive with new meaningless data achieves ...



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