How do I configure swappiness? & What is Swappiness?

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Most of Linux users that have installed a distribution before, must have noticed the existence of the “swap space” during the partitioning phase (it is usually found as the lastest of all hard disk partitions).

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How to display or show information about a Linux Kernel module or drivers

The modinfo extracts information from the Linux Kernel modules given on the command line. This is not just useful to find out about information about loaded modules but it can be used to identify modules inserted by crackers/hackers (try less /proc/modules).

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Change Mod1 key to the Windows key in DWM config.h

Dwm’s documentation refers to Mod1 as the modifier key that you must press to issue commands to it. On most keyboards, Mod1 is mapped to the left Alt key. Most new keyboards now come equipped with the Windows key…

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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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Inductor Color Code Guide

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This will be a simple guide to reading inductor color codes. The color codes for inductors are identical to that of a resistor so if you are familiar with resistors this should be very easy. 2-pages.

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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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Move Windows XP Hard Drive or Change Motherboard Without Getting a Blue Screen STOP 7B Error

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There are 2 different Boot CD’s that can do this for you, Hiren’s Boot CD (v10.2 and newer) and Ultimate Boot CD 4 Windows (UBCD4Win). The Hiren method is easier because it doesn’t require any software to be installed on your system or a Windows XP install CD.

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How to Add Featured Images or Thumbnails in Blogger

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Featured images better known as post thumbnails are a popular feature that every blogger adores to have in his Blogger Template. Today most of the quality Blogger templates support custom post thumbnails functionality. Some popular Blogger development…

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How to Use Windows Network Diagnostics to Repair Network Issues in Windows 7

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One morning you are working flawlessly on your computer with all the network connectivity working seamlessly, and the next morning all of a sudden you notice a yellow exclamation mark on your network connectivity icon with a message…

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