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Accessing raw partitions with VMDK

I'm trying to access my XP partition with VirtualBox 1.4. The XP partition is on /dev/sda2 and I'd like to access /dev/sda6 as well (documents). I've looked in the manual and it seems that the command I need to issue to create the appropriate VMDK… 2-pages.

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Sets volume via command line

This will increase the volume by 2 decibels on the pcm channel. the argument to -c is for which sound card to use, the arg after set is the channel (PCM, Master, etc.) and what to set by. Related commands…

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Installation Flash Player Linux debian

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Adobe Flash Player is a multimedia platform used to add animation, video, and interactivity to Web pages. Flash is frequently used for advertisements and games.

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Connect to wireless network via command line

I am getting too far ahead of myself. Let's get back to the basics shall we? First I am going to assume that your wireless card was detected by your distribution and has the proper drivers loaded. 2-pages.

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How to identify a device > PCI on linux

How to list and how to "identify" the PCI-like devices (AGP, PCI-Express, CardBus, Express Card, etc) that are connected to you computer.

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How to identify a device > USB on linux

How to list and identify the USB devices that are connected to you computer. Make sure the device is powered-up and enabled before listing the devices. Device are mainly identified using a pair of hexadecimal numbers…

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Mousekeys: to point and click with the numerical keys

Mousekeys: to point and click with the numerical keys instead of a mouse. Apparently it’s a feature of X, which once was enabled by default—but not anymore.

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Resize multiple images using Linux

Resize an image is a simple operation: there are many software able to do that. The most obvious are Gimp or Photoshop. But what’s the right procedure to resize lots of images?

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Debian Linux Configure Wireless Networking With WPA2

I’ve Atheros AR5001 wifi a/b/g card detected and supported natively under Linux. How do I configure my wireless card with WPA2 networking using /etc/network/interfaces file?

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How to completely remove pulseaudio from system

Today is my lucky day. I finally found out how to completely remove pulseaudio from system Debian/Ubuntu and variants.

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Zram vs zswap vs zcache Ultimate guide: when to use which one?

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There is a whole lot of stuff about these three systems but none of it makes simple comparison between them let alone explain them well. I tried to make sense of it but my head exploded.

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How to force fsck to check filesystem after system reboot on Linux

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This article will explain a procedure on how to force fsck to perform a filesystem check on the next system reboot or force filesystem check for any desired number of system reboots whether it is root or non-root mount point. 2-pages.

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