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Jun
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comment Core i3 vs Core i5
Current Core i3 is probably more powerful than 1st gen Core i5 and maybe even i7. If your machine hangs, that's most likely because of your OS, problems there. Otherwise it could be a problem with a connection on your motherboard or something else failing - difficult to tell.
Jun
8
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Jun
6
answered Can't connect to ftp server - Connection refused by server
Jun
4
revised Same popup on my devices, is there a malware?
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Jun
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revised Same popup on my devices, is there a malware?
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Jun
4
answered Same popup on my devices, is there a malware?
Jun
4
comment How does the guest OS of VirtualBox get a valid dynamic IP address?
Maybe you're on a different network via Wifi? If the network was setup via cable first, then wifi might fail.
Jun
4
comment Trying To Run a VM On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Have you installed more Virtualbox VMs on this machine? Have you tried to install a second VM? You could delete (or better rename) the .virtualbox folders in your home folder and start over. Please give more info about what you tried to fix this!
Jun
3
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May
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May
30
comment Bottleneck when running Linux from USB
You want to run Owncloud. The device may be sold as a NAS, it may be called a NAS, but without enough RAM it won't run Owncloud from memory. You could set the swap to write to the HDD, but I don't know how often that will cause the disks to startup during night. How about using a small external SSD?
May
30
comment Bottleneck when running Linux from USB
What does the NAS do except backup and serving files? Updates of course, but that won't be the problem. Try it! And use a good USB stick, not the cheapest. Make sure it performs well on speed, look for reviews on Amazon or elsewhere.
May
29
comment How does libreoffice express a linebreak when saving a csv?
You're correct. I updated my answer.
May
29
revised How does libreoffice express a linebreak when saving a csv?
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May
29
answered How does libreoffice express a linebreak when saving a csv?
May
28
revised What happens if a switch loses too many packets consistently?
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May
28
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May
24
answered What are com ports and why does a PC need them?
May
23
comment Is Tar a suitable archiving solution for numerous backups of data from the same folder?
Why do you want to limit yourself to tar? Especially on Windows I would prefer something else.
May
22
answered Is Tar a suitable archiving solution for numerous backups of data from the same folder?