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Codename Threshold: Free Windows 10 released

The Microsoft company has announced last Tuesday at San Francisco conference the released of Windows 10 preview. Instead of Windows 9 which most are awaiting, they skip 9 and jump to 10.


It is expected that this Windows 10’s (Threshold) final stable released will become available throughout next year. For the eagerness of the public, we can download free and try the technical preview.

It is a platform that will be available to any devices although it is expected that there is a variance a little bit.



5 Most Popular Linux Distro

And the most popular of all is ...

It’s hard to say what the most popular Linux distributions are. There are no good surveys. But, these are the ones that have been getting the most buzz in recent months.

These conclusions are not from a formal survey. Why?

IDG and Gartner figures only look at pre-installed server operating systems, and Web browser surveys — such as StatCounter and NetMarketShare — don’t drill down far enough to say which Linux desktop distributions are the most popular.

1. Mint Linux      2. Mageia    3. Ubuntu    4. Fedora    5. Debian

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Get Rid of Viruses using Linux Environment

1. Download edubuntu at http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/edubuntu/releases/12.04/release/

2. Burn the image into DVD or extract it into your freshly formatted USB.

3. Install edubuntu into your workstation (laptop, netbook, desktop)

Note: Be sure to backup first all your files into any storage devices. Later, we will store it again into your Windows machine.

4. After successful installation of edubuntu, download virtualbox for Ubuntu at http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.1.14/virtualbox-4.1_4.1.14-77440~Ubuntu~oneiric_i386.deb for intel386 processors.

5. Install virtualbox file or install it via Ubuntu software center (linux>application>Ubuntu software center).

6. Run virtualbox.

7. In Sun VirtualBox window, click on New button to launch the New Virtualization Machine Wizard.

8. Click Next and enter a name for the new virtual machine, select the type of the operating system as Microsoft Windows, and select the version as Windows 7 or any. Click Next to proceed further

9. Set the memory you want. It is recommended that the virtual machine should have at least 50% of the host memory. Click next.

10. Set the virtual hardisk. Select dynamically expanding storage for it to expand automatically when it reaches the storage limit.

11. After setting up the virtual machine, we are now ready to install windows.

12. Insert the windows cd/dvd into the cd rom, and run the virtual windows. Just follow on screen installation.

13. Go to settings of virtual box and proceed to shared folders option. Click the + sign to add new shared folder, select a folder from your linux host. You may open that folder into your windows machine via my computer.


• Inserting of flashdrives and any removable devices will be opened directly at the linux host. Viruses are just normal files in linux environment with the extension name .EXE. Remove it permanently by using the shift+delete key.
• If you want to access the files in your flashdrives via virtual windows, copy the files into the linux folder that you have shared, and access it via the my computer of windows.

How do I stop my system from fscking on each reboot?

How do I stop my system from fscking on each reboot?

When you rebuild the kernel, the filesystem is marked as ‘dirty’ and so your disk will be checked with each boot. The fix is to run:
rdev -R /zImage 1

This fixes the kernel so that it is no longer convinced that the filesystem is dirty.

Note: If using lilo, then add read-only to your linux setup in your lilo config file (Usually /etc/lilo.conf)

Moving directories between filesystems.

Moving directories between filesystems.Quick way to move an entire tree of files from one disk to another 

(cd /source/directory && tar cf – . ) | (cd /dest/directory && tar xvfp -)

[ Change from cd /source/directory; tar….etc. to prevent possibility of trashing directory in case of disaster.]

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