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answered Why can't CDs/DVDs be partitioned?
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comment Faster recovery from a disk with bad sectors
Another tool to look at is dc3dd which is a forensics version of dd
Apr
4
comment Is there a way to run a specific script with every “halt” and “reboot” command on Linux?
Your answer assumes a SystemV-like init system. This is not always the case on Linux distributions.
Apr
4
comment Retrieve/decrypt Windows 7 product key from Linux
If your firmware is UEFI-based, the license key is actually stored in the ACPI MSDM table so it persists across a reboot. If so, see blog.fpmurphy.com for details on how to recover it.
Apr
4
comment Increase screen resolution in VirtualBox guest without VirtualBox guest additions?
Not possible to do without guest additions.
Apr
4
comment How convert decimal to Hexadecimal in Ubuntu?
Your question is very vague. An example of your file would be useful.
Mar
15
comment Increase screen resolution in VirtualBox guest without VirtualBox guest additions?
I am not in front of a VB installation but as far as I recall, you need to install the DKMS module from the Guest Additions if you want higher screen resolution.
Feb
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comment How can I get my Thinkpad T420 to boot directly to GRUB, skipping the boot menu?
This was a "feature" of the UEFI implementation on many of the older Lenovo laptops. It recognized a Microsoft UEFI bootloader but any other bootloader, such as GRUB2, had to be the fallback bootloader \BOOT\BOOTX64.EFI
Dec
23
comment filename encoding for windows and linux
There is no easy way. Windows uses UTF16 (UCS2) encoding. Linus typically uses UTF8.
Oct
10
comment Where to log stdout and stderr of a daemon
*nix daemons, by definition, do not use stdin, stdout or stderr as they do not have a controlling terminal.
Oct
4
comment How to calculate subnet of your interface based on the destination IP and subnet?
You may also need to connect to the switch console and see if it is configured correctly for the ports you are using. Also trying pinging from the switch to the powercontroller if your switch OS supports the ping command.
Oct
4
comment Which is the Highest interrupt level assigned device in Linux system
Look under /proc/interrupts
Sep
5
comment Virtual Box internet connection issues
You need to tell us how you are connecting from your PC to the Internet. You need to have some sort of router in place and suitably configured to handle both addresses
Sep
5
comment Normal ISO to UEFI bootable ISO converter?
There is no open source off the shelf tool for doing what you want to do. If you have sufficient skills, you can add UEFI support to an existing ISO but it is not for the faint-hearted.
Jun
10
comment Start gnome as another user on display :1
Are you talking about GNOME 2 or GNOME 3?
Jun
10
comment Block All Traffic and Allow from Defined IP only in IPTABLES
Perhaps you should tell us what is not working for you
Jun
9
comment How do I make a virtualised WAN?
If the VMs are all on one physical host, as your question implies, why not create a host-only network between the VMs?
Jun
9
answered Accidentally typed password on logon prompt in Ubuntu TTY, is it stored?
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