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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
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
19
comment PC always shutdown consistently after 2-3 hours
So you say you have installed Windows 7 next to Linux Mint, and this happens with both systems? Make that more clear in your question! This is a hardware problem, and I would guess the CPU is the culprit. Either in Mint or W7, try to log CPU temperature, or better log all temperatures and see if that tells you anything.
May
14
comment Connection refused for port 80 in VirtualBox. But only for CentOS VM
What do the httpd logs tell you?
May
14
comment Connection refused for port 80 in VirtualBox. But only for CentOS VM
Have you started Apache on Centos? It doesn't automatically start after installation like with Ubuntu. I use Virtualbox a lot, and usually install a desktop VM instead of the server version if it's for local use only. It gives the same functionality, and a lot more convenience. You can use Firefox in the VM itself, as well as all the other GUI tools.
May
8
comment Public ip address showing in Hong Kong
Contact Google about this. They will reply to such a report and probably fix it, if the problem is on their side, which is likely.
May
7
comment Recover Partitions deleted by rm
First recover files, then mess with the disk!
May
7
comment Recover Partitions deleted by rm
I used Photorec to recover files (all types of files, not just photos despite the name). I haven't used Testdisk. I didn't have problems with I/O, and formatted the disk in the end. I don't think Testdisk will fix your I/O problems. Testdisk and Photorec can be used to recover files, other tools exist to fix or analyze disk and I/O problems.
Apr
24
comment Is this a bad idea to use a SSD in the slim bay as the primary hard disk?
In the EU this will not void warranty. Besides that - you can't know if the speed is the same without testing this.
Apr
7
comment How to extract value (hour / minute) from a data field in MS Access?
You should give examples of the data you're using. We don't know what format the data is, or maybe it's unix time? Please put some effort in your question!
Apr
1
comment Thunderbird GnuPG + Enigmail: encryption command failed
I just opened the .gnupg folder and saw that all keys in the private-keys-v1.d subfolder are recreated on the day I posted this question. Is that what you mean?
Apr
1
comment Thunderbird GnuPG + Enigmail: encryption command failed
I'm totally lost here. There's GnuPG, GPG, and Enigmail. GPG has a list of my private keys and public keys of others. Enigmail is the interface between Thinderbird and the keys. I can see this list in Enigmail as well. I guess Enigmail is not the problem here? I suppose that GnuPG is used as a behind-the-scenes tool to create keys and encrypt and decrypt? Is that about right? Which keys do I have to regenerate? If I create a new private key, won't that result in loss of encrypted messages with the old key? I don't see any warnings or messages that I should regererate anything.
Apr
1
comment How to take advantage of USB3.0 speed for VHD of Hyper-V VM
Maybe you can symlink the vhd folder on the external disk so that the VM thinks it's internal on the host OS? I'm no Windows expert in this regard, so am not sure that this will work.
Apr
1
comment How to take advantage of USB3.0 speed for VHD of Hyper-V VM
I am no expert. My guess is that the VM doesn't use the host OS drivers, but its own. That would explain this. So check if Hyper-V supports USB3.
Apr
1
comment How to take advantage of USB3.0 speed for VHD of Hyper-V VM
Is this speed normal for USB2? In that case it might be a driver problem.
Mar
30
comment Thunderbird GnuPG + Enigmail: encryption command failed
I'm going to try that. It's a Mac by the way!
Mar
26
comment Undelete 100k mails in Gmail
Yes, the problem is solved. All mail is restored!
Mar
26
comment Undelete 100k mails in Gmail
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