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Create and Manage Virtual Machines Using VirtualBox in Ubuntu

Posted 01-22-2007 at 04:31 AM by sridhar11

VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

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Linux and my daughter

Posted 01-12-2007 at 07:49 PM by xjlittle

My daughter the wild child. We adopted her from China about 5 years ago when she was 11 months old. What a joyful ride it has been with her!

Now she is 6 years old. And using Linux like it's nobody's business! More specifically FC6 on a notebook. No mouse for her, just the touchpad and keyboard.

There is nothing more joyful than watching a child learn. She is an expert on Tux Paint. There is a whole gallery of her pictures of all sorts of things. Trees, sky,...
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Delete Qmail Server messages Queue

Posted 01-12-2007 at 04:36 AM by sridhar11

qmail is a mail transfer agent that runs on Unix. It was more secure replacement for the popular Sendmail program. The author offered a $500 prize for the first person to publish a verifiable security hole in the latest version of the software.

This is a useful thing to do in a number of situations. For instance, if you are hit with a spamming attack, you can temporarily instate a second Qmail installation (once the spam run is finished), allow it to take over mail receipt,and then...
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Disk ARchive (Backup and Restore) using dar and kdar(dar Frontend)

Posted 01-12-2007 at 04:35 AM by sridhar11

Dar is a shell command that makes backup of a directory tree and files. Its features include splitting archives over several files, CDs, ZIPs, or floppies, compression, full or differential backups, strong encryption, proper saving and restoration of hard links and extended attributes, remote backup using pipes and external command (such as ssh), and rearrangement of the “slices” of an existing archive. It can now run commands between slices, encrypt archives, and quickly retrieve individual files...
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K9Copy: A gift from god - Backup DVD Disc/image or VOB files to x264 file with AC3 Sound

Posted 01-10-2007 at 04:24 AM by carl0ski

I saw this new x264 and felt in has evolved to a point it is a healthy choice for backing up my media

My goal copy a DVD to a High Quality x264 AVI file without losing the original digital 6 channel sound.

Tools needed

Mplayer w/ Mencoder

First thing load k9copy
1- Put your DVD in you drive, open the DVD

From here you can rip to mpeg-4 , shrink dvd to a dvd-r...
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