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The Case of the Disappearing Hard Drives

November 25th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Linux, Windows

In the spirit of the The Case of the… blog posts by Mark Russinovich, I am going to post about a particularly vexing problem I had over the past few days. It all started when I decided I wanted to try out the latest public build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, that being build […]

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Creating Linux .desktop shortcuts to Windows apps with the app icon intact.

July 24th, 2010 · 14 Comments · Linux, Windows

Spent a good chunk of time figuring out Wine no longer has this baked in, but I figured if I could just find a Windows app that accesses the shortcut API I could get it to work. This command line app fits the bill perfectly.  You might have to direct the shortcut to your desktop […]

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Hardy Blue Heron… Blues…

April 25th, 2008 · 12 Comments · Linux

So I’ve been messing with Ubuntu on and off for some time now and the new version 8.04 came up yesterday. I upgraded but I experienced some problems along the way I think others should know about: Free Space: Depending on how many extra packages you’ve installed since installing Ubuntu originally, you may need 1.5gb […]

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bash history

April 15th, 2008 · 12 Comments · Linux

Well everyone seems to be doing this so I guess it’s my turn. This is from an SSH shell into this webserver. I’m not booted into Linux on my desktop machine at the moment so this will have to do. [mzzt@server1 ~]$ uname -a Linux 2.6.9-42.EL #1 Sat Aug 12 09:17:58 CDT 2006 i686 […]

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