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I'm a postdoc doing research in high-energy particle physics. I also have a hobby interest in computer programming.

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Oct
28
revised Skype doesn't connect through OpenVPN
mention that the same thing happens on Windows
Oct
28
comment How to calculate size of a VERY large folder over FTP?
How are you running du -hs? SSH?
Oct
28
asked Skype doesn't connect through OpenVPN
Oct
23
accepted How do I set up SSH so I don't have to type a password, and without using a public key?
Oct
22
revised Batch Update Symbolic Links Recursively
fix quoting to allow using with filenames that include spaces
Oct
22
comment Batch Update Symbolic Links Recursively
@Sparhawk oh, yeah, I see what you mean now. I missed that. I guess I may as well edit it in.
Oct
22
comment Batch Update Symbolic Links Recursively
@Sparhawk yes, the double quotes I suggested adding are precisely the same ones that would be literally written to script.sh.
Oct
22
comment Batch Update Symbolic Links Recursively
@Sparhawk probably. To get around that you should use double quotes around both instances of %p.
Oct
20
comment Run Python scripts without explicitly invoking `python`
Oh, wait, I misread and thought the other answer included the stuff about env. My bad.
Oct
20
comment Run Python scripts without explicitly invoking `python`
I don't think this really adds anything to the other answer.
Oct
13
comment How can I adjust my router to allow my ISP's full speed?
@Chipperyman it says in the question that bubbleking did exactly that and did achieve the advertised speed.
Oct
6
revised How can I wipe a flash drive from Linux?
add note about overwriting the whole disk
Oct
2
comment Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
Yeah, exactly. I awarded the bounty to the other answer because Tom's tip about setting the partition to active was the key to fixing my problem, and I accepted it because I figured the answer I accept should be the one that contains the actual solution, for the benefit of future readers, even though you did suggest using bootrec first.
Oct
2
awarded  Benefactor
Oct
2
comment Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
The other answer identified the solution I needed, but I appreciate your persistence. (I'd offer up a smaller bounty for that if I could, as a symbolic gesture.)
Oct
2
accepted Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
Oct
2
comment Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
This turned out to be the right problem (and solution), but your tip about setting the partition to active was the real key. I needed to make the partition active so that bootrec would know where to write the rebuilt BCD. Perhaps you could add that to the answer? (I didn't have to use bootsect, as it turned out.)
Sep
30
comment Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
Let us continue this discussion in chat.
Sep
30
comment Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
I've been using 1-based numbering, so there is no drive #0; anyway, yes, the drive letter does change to C when I disconnect drive #1. Throughout the whole process I've never disconnected drive #2 (the one the question is about), and I haven't changed which connector is attached to each drive, so there's no way the connectors are inverted.
Sep
30
revised Can I fix error 0xc0000225 without reinstalling Windows?
fix drive lettering