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How to mount USB Drivers in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

Posted 12-14-2010 at 01:04 PM by allu john sudhakar
Updated 12-15-2010 at 02:05 AM by allu john sudhakar

Automounting

Mounting

By default, storage devices that are plugged into the system mount automatically in the /media directory, open a file browser window for each volume and place an icon on your desktop. If you plug in a usb hard disk with many partitions, all of the partitions will automatically mount. This behaviour may not be what you want so you can configure it as shown below.

If the volumes have labels the icons will be named accordingly, otherwise...
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My fight against ads.

Posted 12-13-2010 at 11:22 AM by serafean
Updated 12-13-2010 at 04:57 PM by serafean

Running openwrt on my router and hating advertisements, I decided to look into dnsmasq's possibilities. And indeed it supports hard binding of addresses to Domain names.

adding
Code:
conf-dir=/etc/dnsmasq.d/
to dnsmasq.conf, and putting a file generated by http://pgl.yoyo.org/as/ in there (as ablock.conf) quite securely blocks all ads on my network (and from basic testing, it seems that even ads at the beginning of flash videos are filtered out. YAY!).

I know using /etc/hosts...
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a problem to airodump-ng for hacking wireless key

Posted 12-13-2010 at 06:31 AM by kane.sattyajit

hi
i have a problem to airodump-ng for hacking wireless key
ubuntu10.04. There are b43 driver problem like this

:/# airmon-ng start eth1
eth1 Unknown wl (monitor mode enabled)

and

:/# airodump-ng eth1

ioctl(SIOCSIWMODE) failed: Invalid argument

ARP linktype is set to 1 (Ethernet) - expected ARPHRD_IEEE80211,
ARPHRD_IEEE80211_FULL or ARPHRD_IEEE80211_PRISM instead....
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Window Manager Ponderings

Posted 12-13-2010 at 01:06 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

Why is it that two features of fluxbox aren't implemented in any other window managers?

1. fluxbox manages the transparency settings of any application you want. It's in the right click menu and it's extreemly easy to set there or even in the manual configuration. This seems like the easiest feature for any eye candy capable window manager to do.

2. fluxbox can group any kind of windows you want together and style them differently than other windows. So if you...
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Getting a timestamp string in a Windows cmd.exe variable

Posted 12-12-2010 at 01:31 PM by catkin

This technique was developed to generate a timestamp string for rsync's --backup-dir option but it could be generally useful.

The first issue is that the value of %DATE% depends on Windows' regional settings so is not portable. The same goes for the output format of cmd.exe's builtin command date. (one example of many discussions: this StackOverflow thread). There is no way to program around this in a .BAT or .CMD script. The chosen solution was to UnxUtils' date.exe which is a...
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