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How to get disk UUID

I recently needed to know the UUID (universally unique identifier) of my bootable USB root partition. It is a better way to distinguish storage devices because device names can change depending on the connection order.

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Boot to RAM notes

This post contains notes on this topic in the form of a concise guide.

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How to check the progress of the dd process

Check the progress of the dd process.

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Ubuntu and recent problems related to PHP

Recently I run into small problems related to PHP. Problem A – sqlite.so The first one was a PHP warning: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ‘/usr/lib/php5/20090626/sqlite.so’ – /usr/lib/php5/20090626/sqlite.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory in Unknown on line 0 PHP tried to load sqlite.so from /etc/php5/conf.d/sqlite.ini (php5-sqlite […]

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How to check established TCP connections

Display established TCP connections inside the terminal.

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ODIN – Free Disk Imager

From time to time I need to backup/restore OS on the CF card using Windows machine.

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How to do some work in each active jail (FreeBSD7)

Execute a set of commands inside each active jail.

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Scripting SPS switches

Managing SPS switches could be real fun if you use expect to automate such tasks.

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How to get rid of spaces in filenames

Get rid of spaces in file/directory names.

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Using KDE notification area within a shell script

Using KDE notification area within a shell script gives a lot of useful possibilities as you can easily display feedback from running services, other scripts, log analyzers.