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What to say, what to say... I'm currently attempting to either work out which of two senses of self I have is a delusion of the other, or to reconcile them. It's not easy.


May
17
answered How can i find out what module is running on each port?
Apr
21
answered Is there any benefit to full disk encryption if I always leave my PC on?
Apr
12
comment Basic ssh/portforwarding
@prathmesh.kallurkar Most routers do, indeed, provide such a facility - the common name is "port forwarding", but it's not quite the same as the same concept in ssh, since there's no ssh transport layer involved; basically all the router needs to do is rewrite the packet headers a bit. Generally they're running some form of Linux, and the firewalling and port-forwarding both are all the kernel firewall (managed internally with iptables) in the background, but that's not relevant to the question. If it's correctly set up (quite easy on most routers) then the router shouldn't cause a problem
Apr
12
answered Will I still be able to activate Windows XP after support ends?
Apr
4
comment Move virtual machine hard disk to a separate physical hard disk for better performance?
I wasn't meaning to suggest that the system drive should be replaced with an SSD, merely that it was an option when running several VMs if one didn't want to get a separate physical drive for each.
Apr
3
comment debian repositories are too old
I think you forgot the repository-update (sudo aptitude update) after changing the line, without which it wouldn't pick up any changes.
Apr
3
answered Acer Aspire L5100 monitor keeps going blank
Apr
3
comment Move virtual machine hard disk to a separate physical hard disk for better performance?
RE external drives - note that you'll want to look at how they connect, as USB 2.0 has bandwidth limits that may be too slow. This is probably why Dave M specified USB3 or eSATA for the external options.
Apr
3
comment Move virtual machine hard disk to a separate physical hard disk for better performance?
A significant improvement if the bottleneck is caused by the host and the guest attempting access at the same time. If it's, for example, two guests, then they would need to be on different physical drives to really see the benefit, no?
Apr
3
answered Move virtual machine hard disk to a separate physical hard disk for better performance?
Apr
3
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Apr
3
comment Unable to access the server via SSH
Basically, no. The problem is not with the server's DNS but with the DNS associated with where you're connecting from, which the ISP controls. Specifically, it looks like they have PTR records set up but no corresponding A records. You could fake the A record on the DNS your server uses for resolution, since you appear to be connecting from a static IP.
Apr
3
answered Unpack this directory into your PYTHONPATH?
Apr
3
comment How to manually close a port
Do you want to close extant connections, prevent further ones on the same port, or both?
Apr
3
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Apr
3
answered Is there a way to enable compatibility mode for all executables in a certain folder and its subfolders?
Apr
3
comment Blocked port 25 on Windows 7 64 bit
Would you consider adding that as an answer and accepting it? If someone else has the same problem, they're more likely to look at this if it's listed as having an accepted answer.
Apr
3
comment Restoring the Fonts folder by using a restore point
I'm sorry to hear you had to reinstall, but glad you got sorted in the end.
Mar
30
comment Restoring the Fonts folder by using a restore point
That's... surprising. Did you get an error message that might help diagnose what's going on?
Mar
30
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