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Variable size encrypted container [closed]

Is there an application similar to TrueCrypt, but the one that can make variable size containers opposed to fixed-size or only-growing-to-certain-amount containers which can be made by TrueCrypt? I ...
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Multi Platform LAMPP Server on USB Drive

I am trying to setup a simple cross platform server that would be completely portable and work on windows, mac and linux. Some Background: I used to only have a windows desktop. This desktop has ran ...
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What software can I use to send a USB device over the network from a debian server to a windows client?

I have a netbook with not much power, 1GHz CPU & 1G memory. I'd like to install a headless linux to it, either Debian or TinyCore, both of which use aptitude & dpkg. I'm not sure which ...
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small lan throughput test

My house is Cat6 cabled for ethernet. I want to do some speed measuring. Background: Below the stairs is a small server room for the router, DSL modem, a EEE-Box (ubuntu) and a LaCie-Nas used for ...
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Can I use a single OS X Installation Image on multiple machines?

I currently admin a small variety of Mac's at work. We have some G3/G4/G5/MBP/iBook/eMac/iMac. I've noticed that each system is configured slightly different and wanted to come up with some disk ...
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Quick way to check if your processor has virtual machine extensions?

I work for a tech shop and we inherit computers from various places. I am looking for a small program/script I can run to tell me if the processor has any virtual machine extensions built into it. I ...
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Install GRUB on NTFS

I would like to install 2 completely independent instances of Windows XP (no data should be shared) in my computer within 2 different primary partitions. I know that grub can handle booting them ...
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With an expert Sys admin, are windows and linux equal for security

Considering that it would have been laughed at by the unix/linux people to suggest windows as a internet connected server until the 2000 era, is that argument now laid to rest? Aside from nix admins ...
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How do I setup a HOSTS file on different operating systems?

Please provide examples of how this can be setup on client and server versions of various operating systems.