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    [other] Re: WIM , ImageX and alternatives

    Hi fmo,

    Yeah I know about them but there is a difference between partimage (ghost etc) and wim. Cloning software is block based and wim is file based. In most cases, block based cloning is...
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    [other] Re: WIM , ImageX and alternatives

    Just wanted to say I couldn't quite get this to work over the past 2(!) years.

    If someone has some knowledge on this it would be nice to share ... please?.
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    [other] Re: WIM , ImageX and alternatives

    Well, seems no one is curious about this. I'm going to have to try it.
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    If someone volunteers to sweep the streets and manages to keep 1/8 of the streets pleasant, do you blame them because the rest of the streets are gunked up?

    Considering how easy and cheap it is...
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    Re: HowTO: Btrfs Root Installation

    Well, I don't know much about it all however, it seems to me that you could format in ext4 in gparted then upgrade the partition to btrfs.

    look for 'upgrade ext3/4 to btrfs'
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

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  7. Re: Making Ubuntu Insanely Fast using RAM (updated and simplified)

    On reading this thread (I haven't done it dispite having adequate ram specs) I wondered if it would be possible to sync/mirror the ram drive (rdd) to a copy of your squashfs via rsync.

    In my...
  8. [Tip] Install randomly selected packages at a scheduled time with sudo authentication

    I've been trying to schedule the installation of packages because of bandwidth restrictions. Now, sure I can set at, cron, or gnome-schedule to run at a later time, download the deb etc. But that is...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to connect to a small number of random websites: Otherwise networking is

    @PatchesTheCaveman:
    Thanks, changing the DNS servers worked. Still, it is a bit weird that the problem only showed up under Ubuntu. Marking Solved.

    In case anyone is confused the solution...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to connect to a small number of random websites: Otherwise networking is

    ping was done from a terminal; that message is what I get when I use the ip address, which is the same as using the url.

    Firefox is not off-line; I can access most sites, it is just a few don't...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to connect to a small number of random websites: Otherwise networking is

    ping freebsd.org, get 69.147.83.40

    using the ip gets me the same problem:

    "Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at www.freebsd.org."

    It is obvious DNS is working, so I guess it...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to connect to a small number of random websites: Otherwise networking is

    Well thanks bloke!

    Ah... route:

    Kernel IP routing table
    Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
    10.1.1.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 1 ...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Unable to connect to a small number of random websites: Otherwise networking is

    As I feared, it has got more serious: I can't install extensions!


    :~$ traceroute https://addons.mozilla.org
    https://addons.mozilla.org: Name or service not known
    Cannot handle "host" cmdline...
  14. [SOLVED] Unable to connect to a small number of random websites: Otherwise networking is fine

    Okay. I have a crazy problem.

    I was having no problems (that I knew of) browsing the web since installing Ubuntu 10.10 a week or so ago. I was previously trialling Win7 as my customers will likely...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How To: Install the Brother DCP-7040 Printer in Ubuntu 8.10

    @bedihardeep:

    The obvious is to create the file.

    sudo gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/40-basic-permissions.rules &


    # USB devices (usbfs replacement)
    SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device",...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Dual passcode authority prompt, gksudo + ?

    NO one replied; so deleting post.
  17. [SOLVED] Dual passcode authority prompt, gksudo + ?

    I installed Kubuntu, then Ubuntu desktop, Ubuntustudios.

    However, since signing into Gnome, I seem to have two sudo type applications installed. :confused:
    If I do the following:

    I get the...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Problem Loading an ISO from HDD using grub2

    I'm not sure about using loop to install iso. (obviously it works cos people have done it.) I couldn't workout what was needed in the iso-scan parameter.

    My setup is such that I wanted to install...
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    [other] Re: WIM , ImageX and alternatives

    Seems no-one else even has a reason to comment...

    I've found out the Single Instance Storage seems to be Copy-On-Write (COW) that is in ZFS and BTRFS.

    Does anyone know a yea or nay here?
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    [other] Re: Microsoft's WIM , ImageX and alternatives

    I've been wondering if dd and gzip would be able to produce most of the functionality of ImageX and WIMs?

    I was thinking if we saved the mbr:**


    dd if=/dev/hda of=backup-hda.mbr count=1 bs=512...
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    [other] WIM , ImageX and alternatives

    Hi,

    I've been working with a corporation that is naturally only 'able' to consider MS products. As a new techy I'm being educated in 'WIM' based deployments. While they do use Ghost and other...
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    [all variants] E17 are you using it?

    Is anyone using E17? it seems to be an absolutely beautiful WM, but majorly undersupported. Does it have limitations that prevent it being usable?

    Damn it! why isn't there an Ubuntu distro based...
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    Update GPG keys

    In searching for the gpg key to get rid of the dreaded "... public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY..." error, I found that, after all these years of searching for the specific key, I could have been...
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    [all variants] Re: Backups; info for a system backup

    Thanks HalPomeranz, Im just backing up user data. I am to fickle to be a solid image backup bloke. I like changing OSes
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    [all variants] Re: Mounting DVD/CD disks only once per boot.

    Now weirdly it seems to have corrected itself... bar some written disks...
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