Kristof Provost
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Sync two local folders in bash
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Take a look at rsync(1). It's intended to do pretty much exactly what you want. rsync -av X Y It supports remote copying, through its own protocol or ssh, but it can also be used locally. Depending ...

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Qemu & VNC - how to use absolute pointing device
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Adding the '-usbdevice tablet' option to my qemu command fixed the problem for me.

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Why does 'dd' not work for creating bootable USB?
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You copied the image to the first partition. Try copying to /dev/sdb rather than /dev/sdb1. The actual mechanism varies a bit depending on the type of image you're using, but for simple DOS/MBR ...

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32-bit vs. 64-bit systems
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Aside from the ability to address more memory x86_64 also have more registers allowing the compiler to generate more efficient code. The performance improvement will usually be fairly small though. ...

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How can I connect to a wireless network using only the command line in Linux?
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The exact commands will depend on the network you're connecting to. I generally first use 'iwlist' to find a list of available networks. iwlist wlan0 scanning This will return a list of all wireless ...

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Can't mount Linux usb disk. It just create /dev/sg device but no /dev/sd
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This may mean the device is handled by a different driver. Have you tried mounting it? sudo mount /dev/sg3 /mnt Edit: The sg3 device might be a scsi device which still needs to be mapped.

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Microsoft Office Annoyances?
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Visio will always open a document in the existing instance unless that instance is blocked by a modal dialog. That's the only way I've found to get Visio to open multiple instances so I can have one ...

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Ubuntu antivirus server possible?
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You'll want to investigate ClamAV. I don't know if it's centrally manageable but I'm sure you can at least use a centralized update server. Note that ClamAV mostly detects Windows viruses. It's ...

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Why would an executable say it doesn't exist when I try to run it?
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You may be missing shared libraries. Do 'ldd tagger' to see a list of required libraries. % ldd /bin/zsh libcap.so....

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Linux kernel, Nvidia: Turning off graphics in Ubuntu
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You can force the system to boot in runlevel 1, which will give you a plain text console. At that point you can use the other hints to disable gdm so the next full boot will also result in a text ...

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