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comment Switch package manager in computer tab in kmenu?
Thanks for the answer, but it doesn't help. The section only contains one line: LaunchCounts=2 services_kde4-kcalc.desktop, and find / -iname \*kde4-kcalc.desktop came up empty. I took the hint and looked into ~/.k/s/c/kickoffrc, but I can't see muon mentioned in there either. Also grepping for muon in /usr/share/kde4/ found a few hits, but apparently nothing relevant.
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asked Switch package manager in computer tab in kmenu?
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comment How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
I've accepted your answer. It's not the level of convenience I had hoped for but it has the level of protection I want and is a fair compromise on comfort.
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accepted How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
Mar
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comment How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
I thought about that. I assume "front rack" is what I found to be named "mobile rack" in English: cases to convert regular HDDs into removable drives. About virtualizing: I've read Xen has made some progress in passing through a secondary graphics card. Though still far from what I'm looking for, it is technically possible. In my case a minimum host OS does not actually need the graphics card itself and could just pass the primary one through to the guest.
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revised How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
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Mar
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comment How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
Admittedly, when I had my linux partition (ext2!) destroyed after using windows way back in the past, it probably wasn't even windows' fault. However, I HAVE experienced, that these things DO happen. Re "accidentally": windows won't be able to read the partition table of my data disk. I'm afraid it might ask me to partition it which I might accidentally accept. Less "accidentally" I am also afraid of getting infected by malicious software, that overwrites my data at partition level, circumventing windows' filesystem code.
Mar
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comment How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
And what prevents Windows 8 or any malicious software running on it to reformat the whole disks, deleting my data and linux installation in the process?
Mar
30
comment How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
I can try that later, I'm currently not at the PC in question. However, I cannot test windows behaviour, as I don't currently own one.
Mar
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comment How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?
Unplugging the disks is certainly secure enough. I am hoping for a solution, where I don't need to open my box twice a day, though. ;)
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asked How to prevent dual booted OSes from damaging each other?