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If you squint, VM security looks a lot like LAN host security. It's just another machine on the network, with the same sort of attendant risks. If you would willingly put a Windows 7 host on the LAN, you shouldn't be especially worried about putting a Windows 7 VM on the VM host. It is possible to lock a VM down to the point where it is less dangerous to ...


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They measure the sizes differently by default. Under Linux, you can specify the --si parameter (which uses powers of 1000 not 1024) with df and du to get numbers that match up with how Windows calculates the sizes. Compare $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 119G 29G 89G 25% / versus $ df --si Filesystem ...


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Microsoft provides VMs with various versions of IE at modern.ie for website testing. You can use VirtualBox to run these on Linux. Currently, they're offering these Internet Explorer – Windows versions: IE6 – XP IE8 – XP IE7 – Vista IE8 – Win7 IE9 – Win7 IE10 – Win7 IE11 – Win7 IE10 – Win8 IE11 – Win8.1


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Please excuse the non-answer; I don't have enough rep to add a comment. It would be simplest by far to hook up the SSD by itself and get it booting properly first, before adding the other drives and GRUB to the mix. Try recboot /fixmbr if you haven't already. Ensure that the partition is flagged as bootable. Do a chkdsk C: /f /r to check for errors. Once ...


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I think what you're really looking for is this Q&A from the Wine HQ forums titled: [FAQ] [RFC] How can multiple users share an installed Wine application. === How can multiple users share an installed Wine application? === Wine is a per-user app; every user has their own Wine Registry, with the list of installed apps for that user. So one ...


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man ssh -L [bind_address:] port:host:hostport Specifies that the given port on the local (client) host is to be forwarded to the given host and port on the remote side. This works by allocating a socket to listen to port on the local side, optionally bound to the specified bind_address. Whenever a connection is made to this port, the ...


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groff -man -Tascii < /path/to/manpage/without/gz | less EG: groff -man -Tascii < C:/Programs/msysgit/mingw/man/man1/gcc.1 | less Note: Although switching shells is not needed here, mysysgit uses sh (not bash) as the default shell. Thanks to devnull for pointing thatr out.


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I have been able to run a virtual machine in VMware using the original installed partitions, but only with Linux as the client (Windows host) and not the other way around. The problem is that the virtual machine is significantly different from the real machine, and Windows is much less capable of coping with that than Linux is (Android is probably more like ...


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Having the windows drivers won't do you any good in Ubuntu, because linux can't use them. A quick search turned up one vivobook model which uses an Atheros AR9485 wifi chip. This is supported by the ath9k kernel driver, which should be included with any stock linux kernel. the wireless card drivers appear to have been corrupted or deleted You have ...



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