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Apr
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on New hardware same hard drive with same OS
Apr
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Will QEMU emulate processors newer than the one in which it's running?
Apr
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on When naming a port adapter which port should be said first?
Apr
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Which version of Git to use with Windows
Apr
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Recovering data from a broken memory stick
Apr
16
answered what is the best way to send a large amount of data between two computers?
Apr
16
comment what is the best way to send a large amount of data between two computers?
Yes. But if you don't have a gigabit router the connection will be much slower.
Apr
16
comment what is the best way to send a large amount of data between two computers?
You don't even need a crossover cable with reasonably modern hardware - the NIC will autonegotiate and perform the crossover automatically.
Apr
16
comment what is the best way to send a large amount of data between two computers?
No point in buying flash memory just to transfer files - why not just connect an Ethernet cable, manually assign addresses, and copy everything over? It's probably the fastest way if both machines support gigabit (well, except a fast USB3.0 drive, I guess).
Apr
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Routing static IPs to different machines on LAN
Apr
15
reviewed Reject suggested edit on How can I create a shell context menu like “Play to”? (Dynamic add items)
Apr
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on GIMP: change one colour to another?
Apr
15
comment Verifying the integrity of a file that has been transfered from an unreliable medium
Good idea, thanks for fixing that.
Apr
15
comment How to install i386 package under amd64 ubuntu/debian
No, I'm using Kubuntu Saucy on amd64. Strange - if nothing else, assuming you have all the dependencies, you can always download the package and manually install it with dpkg -i --force-architecture.
Apr
14
comment Verifying the integrity of a file that has been transfered from an unreliable medium
Yes, I didn't see the most recent edit. His solution will be fine for you, but mine works for any depth of subdirectories.
Apr
14
comment Verifying the integrity of a file that has been transfered from an unreliable medium
It doesn't recursively handle subfolders, if that's what you're asking - for that I would do something like find . -name \*.avi -type f -exec md5sum '{}' \; > hashes.md5. (At least I think that should work, I haven't tested it.) EDIT: it works.
Apr
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comment How to install i386 package under amd64 ubuntu/debian
Start the "Software and Updates" tool (or go to the repository settings in Synaptic) and check the box called "Proprietary drivers for devices (restricted)". Then run apt-get update (if the package lists don't update automatically, which they might).
Apr
14
comment How to install i386 package under amd64 ubuntu/debian
Works on my machine. It is in restricted - did you enable that repository?
Apr
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