David W
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Why I need to specify a DNS server in my operating system?
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Unless I'm severely mistaken, the root name servers are NOT "hardcoded" into any operating system. DNS is used, as you know, to resolve website names (or server names) to IP addresses. Your server (or ...

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VirtualBox Segfault when Deleting Snapshot
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I got some help on the VirtualBox mailing list. The reason that I was unable to delete the snapshot is directly related to the reason why Windows wasn't seeing the increased disk space (see my other ...

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VirtualBox Windows 10 Guest - Resizing, Snapshots, and Losing Activation
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I'm going to answer this, not because my problem with VirtualBox is completely resolved, but for all practical purposes, the problems outlined in this question are resolved. I'm going to open up a new ...

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Why do some DNS addresses don't resolve if I set my network as IPv6 only?
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Websites that have an IPv4 address won't necessarily work on an IPv6 network (and vice-versa) unless those websites support both IPv4 and IPv6. The other way these websites would work, as some of ...

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Setting up Active directory on a home network
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When you say the IP address assigned by your router is static, do you mean internally? i.e. is your public IP address dynamic or static? Not that this makes (much) difference... just curious. AD and ...

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Creating adjacent files in Vim
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Just "open" the new file as if it already existed, like so: vim ./app/lib/bar.js Or, if bar.js is going to be very similar to foo.js, you could copy foo.js into bar.js like so: cp ./app/lib/foo.js ....

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