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answered Nvidia graphics cards displaying picture larger than LCD TV
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comment Reliably determine range of IP addresses that could be assigned to router
Using a service like DynDNS or FreeDNS to negotiate the connection, with a script on the server to set the DNS entry correctly when the IP address changes. You can then set up security as normal.
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comment Save Windows 7 session and start other OS
Yes, you need to install GRUB so it's the main bootloader (i.e., it loads first and can load the Windows bootloader later). This requires some manual configuration. There's probably a question somewhere on Stack Exchange about installing GRUB as a main bootloader, if not the folks at the Ubuntu forums could lead you in the right direction.
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comment Save Windows 7 session and start other OS
Scratch that, I'm thinking of the difference between S1 and S3 sleep (you can generally set one or both on in the BIOS). S4 sleep - hibernate - should either work or not work, I don't think there's normally a setting to turn it off. If there is, the way to change the setting would vary depending on your BIOS. I've edited my answer.
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revised What's the best way to grow an NTFS partition at the *end* of the drive?
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answered What's the best way to grow an NTFS partition at the *end* of the drive?
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