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revised openSSL and gnuTLS can't connect to OpenWRT web interface, why not?
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Oct
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answered Danger/risks of switching off the power of a connected USB drive?
Oct
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revised How to make windows task manager to show network usage?
Nit: B (bytes) are 8x more than b (bits). (So yeah, should definitely show up as some non-zero Mbps)
Oct
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revised Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 doesn't work
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answered Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 doesn't work
Oct
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comment Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 doesn't work
Systems bought with Windows 8 will boot it using UEFI (partly involving an EFI system partition). It will not have been booted from the MBR.
Oct
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comment My wife seems to have convinced every device she owns that she lives in Malta
Presumably the gear at google.com, look at the top right corner of the page. Any device whatsoever.
Oct
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Oct
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asked Debian 7 doesn't notify me about security updates
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answered Debian 7 doesn't notify me about security updates
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asked openSSL and gnuTLS can't connect to OpenWRT web interface, why not?
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revised How could I portably split large backup files over multiple discs?
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Jun
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comment Locked out from Windows 8.1 administrator account being disabled
One thought. ntpasswd claims it can work even on 8.1, but the docs seem to miss one point: "fast startup". Windows 8 shutdown now uses hibernation by default, which leaves its filesystems mounted and unsafe to access. Before you booted the ntpasswd disc, did you use "reboot" from Windows, instead of shut down & then power on? If not, I would definitely try it that way.
Jun
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answered How to manually setup Grub2-efi to triple boot Linux
May
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comment Is there a reliable way to tell how much time is I/O
Good point. I can say why it doesn't: IO can happen "in the background" while the process is still using cpu. That time is counted as cpu time not io-wait. Hopefully most programmers understand background writes (see fsync), aka write-back. Background reads happen because of read-ahead. Maybe we can get what we want by running the task on an idle system (hah) and looking at the read/write milliseconds fields in vmstat -d.
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answered Is there a reliable way to tell how much time is I/O