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Create Bootable USB from Linux

Install Livecd-tools and spin-kickstarts using Yum yum install livecd-tools spin-kickstarts Make the partition bootable /sbin/parted /dev/sdb (parted) toggle N boot (parted) quit Run the command from shell /usr/bin/livecd-iso-to-disk /path/to/live.iso /dev/sdb1

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Google Repo for Linux

Add following to /etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo file: 32-bit [google] name=Google – i386 baseurl= enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=

Posted in linux, Technical Tips, Third party softwares

Install VNC and Fluxbox

Reference : Install VNC ————— wget rpm -ivh rpmforge-release-0.3.6-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm yum install vnc-server.i386 Create your VNC users. useradd test passwd test Set User’s VNC password Run vncpasswd Edit Server Configuration VNCSERVERS=”2:test” VNCSERVERARGS[2]=”-geometry 800×600″ Restart VNC Server /etc/init.d/vncserver stop /etc/init.d/vncserver

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Bootable USB Drive in MAC

1. Insert your flash drive 2. Open Terminal and run : diskutil list 3. Note the device node assigned to your flash media (e.g. /dev/disk1s1) 4. Run : diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk1s1 5. Then execute : sudo dd if=/path/to/downloaded.img of=/dev/disk1s1 bs=1m

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Bootable Linux USB drive

1. Download the version of Linux you wish to install in USB drive 2. Download Unetbooin application from 3. Open the application Unetbooin 4. Select the second option “Diskimage” and select ISO mode 5. Make sure you have selected

Posted in Technical Tips

Auto reload in Google Chrome

Create a bookmark with the following code as the URL javascript: timeout=prompt(“Set timeout [s]”); current=location.href; if(timeout>0) setTimeout(‘reload()’,1000*timeout); else location.replace(current); function reload(){ setTimeout(‘reload()’,1000*timeout); fr4me='<frameset cols=\’*\’>\n<frame src=\”+current+’\’/>’; fr4me+='</frameset>’; with(document){write(fr4me);void(close())}; } Click the bookmark with the tab you want to auto-reload active. Set

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