Sep 192012

Original article published on

This article is written to address sometimes incorrect usage of the “dd” program to measure disk write performance on a VPS by some visitors of the website, and is originally based on this question and my answer to it.
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Nov 282011

I hope this brief guide will be useful to others as it has been helpful to me, I found it on Lilis a site where there are useful guides published by Linux enthusiasts.

Mini guide to clone 2 PC without any special tools.
With two Linux livecd, can be anything you like the only requirement is the support to the network, you can proceed using the command “dd” and transferring the data over the network with the comand “netcat“.
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Aug 252011

Original article by Craciun Dan published on Tuxarena, the article is based on the installation and use within a distribution with packages .deb

For this tutorial we’ll use the genisoimage utility, developed as part of the cdrkit project. genisoimage is a command-line tool for creating ISO 9660 filesystem images, which can be burnt after to a CD or DVD using wodim or some other burning tool. To install it open a terminal and type the following as root:

apt-get install genisoimage

Now, let’s use the simplest syntax to create an ISO image out of a directory and its contents:

genisoimage -o output_image.iso directory_name

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The best articles of July 2011

As usual, in the beginning of the month I present to you the 7 most read articles of the previous month. 7 – Linux system info, cheat sheet This is a small collection of commands that can give you information on a Linux computer. Most of this commands can be run as non-privileged user, but [...]