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How to tell a real tech...

Posted 10-29-2011 at 03:47 AM by peonuser
Updated 10-29-2011 at 03:53 AM by peonuser

Probably going to get lambasted for this, but it is something to think about when judging a potential employee. Can a potential employee use what they have or do they need thousands of dollars just to do the simplest thing to get going. Here we will pit a confirmed Microsoft software only advocate versus someone who has at least some familiarity with linux or is willing to try something new and use the systems alloted to them.

In each of two separate rooms on the desk is a Pentium...
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HDD stuff... after the softmod is accomplished

Posted 10-27-2011 at 09:18 PM by omgiamlinux

Once you have your xbox softmodded, backup the EEPROM with evox, and move it to E: Then grab it off the network. Also backup C: and MS Dash and pull that off the network too for safe keeping.

Then setup and burn an iso of xbox hdm 1.9 with your eeprom in it.

Then format the new drive and have it automatically load the C: and e: files on there.

Finally, you will need to lock it with... Linux, the utils available from the boot menu as option #3....
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I setup virtual box. I setup win7 remote assistance.

Posted 10-27-2011 at 09:14 PM by omgiamlinux

I setup virtual box on my laptop. It's surprizingly good! I have always been told that it is utter crap and that I should buy VM ware, but I actually like virtual box a little more! Networking isn't configured right out of the box (and it is much slower than VM ware's networking), but it has this sweet feature called "seamless mode" where it puts the debian task bar just above the windows taskbar, and the debian top-bar at the top of the screen, and instead of showing the debian desktop,...
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Day 3: VIM and buffers!

Posted 10-27-2011 at 08:40 PM by omgiamlinux


With buffers, vim makes it easy to switch between multiple files.

:e filename  - open a file in a new buffer

:ls   - list buffers

:b 1  - switch to the first buffer

:b name - switch to a buffer whose name begins with /name/

:b#   - switch to the previously edited buffer

:bd   - delete a buffer (close file)
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Day 2: Getting jiggy with it (VIM)

Posted 10-27-2011 at 08:38 PM by omgiamlinux
Updated 10-27-2011 at 08:40 PM by omgiamlinux


$ vim ~/.vimrc
"folding settings
set foldmethod=indent   "fold based on indent
set foldnestmax=10      "deepest fold is 10 levels
set nofoldenable        "dont fold by default
set foldlevel=1         "this is just what i use
za - fold/unfold the entire...
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