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How to chroot into linux distro on disk when you can't boot via grub

Assumption 1: Your distro is installed on /dev/sda1 but is not accessible via grub.
Assumption 2: /dev/sda1 is the root partition, and you do not have a separate boot partition.
Goal: reinstall grub in mbr of /dev/sda…

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Make Bootable CD using K3b Make Bootable CD using K3b

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There have been a lot of questions on forums on the internet on how to make a bootable CD using debian. I am here to tell you that it can be done using K3b. Lets get to work.

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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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