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 [...]
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“.
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
dd seem an unfriendly command, but if you start to use it, you’ll see that it’s a powerful command able to do many different things, backup a partition, CD or USB stick for example or do some simple tests on the speed of your disks or your CPU. The man page say: dd is an [...]