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Removing files with find, and LVM snapshots

Posted 04-24-2012 at 11:21 AM by sag47
Tags find, lvm, snapshot

Take an LVM snapshot using a loopback device
Create the snapshot
Take a look at the devices in your volume group. First there needs to be sufficient space in the volume group for a snapshot to occur. Check this by typing: vgdisplay and checking for Free PE / Size
vgdisplay -v
Create a loopback device to use for the snapshot. My volume group is named vg_echo360. I want my snapshot to be 9.9GB in size so I'm creating a loopback device which is 10GB in size....
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QT Computer Mad Science: Look Ma, No Code! (designer/creator experiment)

Posted 04-24-2012 at 08:22 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-04-2013 at 10:13 PM by rainbowsally (fixed a bum tag)

I could have sworn that early versions of QT4 couldn't do this. It still can't do some things the old QT3 could do "progress" is like that, but it looks like this one might work if you have a somewhat recent version of QT4 (and designer or creator and kde).

Here's a bit of Computer Mad Science that you might find interesting. Or at least amusing.

  • It may run in preview mode without even compiling it.
  • It may ONLY run in preview mode if you don't
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I got online with Ubuntu 10.11

Posted 04-23-2012 at 10:04 AM by fred roellig

I got online with ubuntu 11.10 oneiric ocelot on my Dell Precision T3400. It has 2.0 GiB and Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz × 2 and it is 32-bit. This is how I did it.

I started my computer and noticed the little triangle thingy (it's not technically a triangle, the top side is bowed out, more of an arc than a straight line) in the upper right hand corner of my computer screen didn't have any lines in it. I know from windows and mac that that means I'm not picking up any wireless...
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Software under Linux

Posted 04-22-2012 at 01:14 PM by error_401
Updated 03-24-2014 at 11:30 AM by error_401 (Continuation)

I have promised a bit about the software I regularely install on my Linux machines. For brevity I give the program name which can be searched for on the internet and for the apt-get users the package name with wich to install as well as a short description why I install this software.

Proper Name of Software / apt-get package name / description

Here we go:
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A treat in HW has come to me - Linux on an IBM Intellistation Pro Z

Posted 04-22-2012 at 01:06 PM by error_401

Well sometimes things happen and you have no clue why but they turn out to be great!

As was the case with this one:

Couple months ago an accquaintance turned up with an offer to buy the old hardware at their workplace. So I got myself two nice unscratched Samsung SyncMaster 910T LCD screens.
I planned to look out for a video card featuring dual monitor connections so I could use it on my DELL Dimension 8300 PC for graphic design. I use Adobe's Illustrator and...
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