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Qemu USB passthrough with specifics for iphone

Posted 09-05-2018 at 02:39 PM by kingbeowulf

Qemu still befuddles me at times. It doesn't help when various command line options are deprecated and changes. For qemu-3.xx, there have been some changes to setting up USB passthrough. This all all came to a head when I needed to restore an iphone. The powermac G5 is dismantled at the moment, so I thought, why not use the Windows 10 VM? After letting Win10 grind along updating itself (I don't fire it up very often), I installed itunes (win10 has an "app store"? ugh.), the fun began....
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Verify a Downloaded File

Posted 02-10-2016 at 05:29 PM by tpalmerstudios (PalmerStudios)

Whenever I download something, I like to be very sure on the authenticity of the file. The only way to do this easily is by using a cryptographic hash. There are two main types. First is MD5, and the second is SHA1.
Requirements:
1. A computer.
2. 10 minutes to learn (the actual process is only 1 minute long.)
3. Internet connection
How to do it: (On Windows)
1. Download the file needing to be verified. (I am using a Linux ISO. This file can be anything,...
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Dual-boot Windows & Linux?

Posted 05-01-2015 at 11:53 AM by beachboy2
Updated 08-07-2017 at 03:54 AM by beachboy2

**Warning

Before attempting to dual-boot Linux on an existing Windows computer it is essential to backup all personal data to an external drive.

There are two main reasons why people may wish to dual-boot Windows and Linux:

1.) They are familiar with Windows and are perhaps interested in replacing it with Linux. They may be reluctant to ditch Windows completely, in case they do not get along with Linux 100% and so decide to keep a foot in both camps....
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You are yet to get it all

Posted 08-20-2012 at 09:44 AM by leosubhadeep

There was a period of around 12 years, I used Windows-based system, even a HTC handheld with Windows installed. I thought, and perhaps think even now, that Microsoft treats you as a teenager and act like a 'big bro' which is good when your primary business is not with devices. Linux, on the other hand, gives you more credit than Windows do. The main reason of my being with Windows platform was I focused on productivity, keeping aside my self customized environment.

Nowadays I work
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Improve nano and make it work with shortcuts used in windows

Posted 08-14-2012 at 05:15 PM by deskt0plinux
Updated 08-14-2012 at 05:19 PM by deskt0plinux (added note about keybinding working only for 2.x)

I use these lines in a file .nanorc in my home directory - eg:
/home/deskt0plinux/.nanorc
Code:
set autoindent
set boldtext
set brackets ""')>]}"
set const
set historylog
set matchbrackets "(<[{)>]}"
set mouse
set multibuffer
set regexp
set smarthome
set smooth
set suspend
set tabsize 4
set wordbounds
set softwrap

bind ^S writeout main
...
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