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I would like my external drives to be readable and writable from Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. FAT32 works, but the 4 GB file size limit is a showstopper these days. Are there any alternatives?
Booting a Linux system off USB Pendrives is one of my favorite things.On a laptop we have the following advantages,The Harddisk can be shutdown and that reduces power consumption (hdparm)The ...
By accident, I used rm on a file I didn't want to delete. Is there a way that I can get it back under Linux?
I'd like to be able to find out which process is currently using a certain port in Linux. Is there any way to do this?
I use Tilda (drop-down terminal) on Ubuntu as my "command central" - pretty much the way others might use GNOME Do, Quicksilver or Launchy.However, I'm struggling with how to completely detach a ...
How can I batch-convert files in a directory for their encoding (e.g. ANSI->UTF-8) with a command or tool?For single files an editor helps, but how to do the mass files job?
I'm looking for a program to show me which files/directories occupy the most space, something like:74% music\- 60% music1\- 14% music212% code13% otherI know that it's possible in KDE3, but ...
I need to delete all files in a directory, but exclude some of them. For example, in a directory with the files a b c ... z, I need to delete all except for u and p. Is there an easy way to do this?
My SATA drive started clicking and I was unable to access the data. It was not clicking loudly though, like a drive that has already gone bad. After tightening the connections to the hard drive, it ...
Which OSes can be put into the new bootloader that Windows 8 provides? It seems to be quite pretty and consistent with the rest of the new Windows 8 design, so it would be cool to put Linux (Ubuntu) ...
It's easy to have multiple user accounts on one computer and even switch between accounts without logging off. It is also possible to have more than one display connected to a single computer.Is it ...
Is there a way to determine what version (distribution & kernel version, I suppose) of Linux is running (from the command-line), that works on any Linux system?
I dual-boot my machine and I want it to default to boot into windows so that whenever I restart the machine remotely from my home it will be able to get back into Windows (instead of Ubuntu).The ...
What is the difference between executing a Bash script like A and sourcing a Bash script like B?A> http://superuser.com/myscriptB> source myscript
I use an SSH tunnel from work to go around various idotic firewalls (it's ok with my boss :)). The problem is, after a while the ssh connection usually hangs, and the tunnel is broken.If I could at ...