Stewart
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Computer in cold and damp environment (a shed)
7 votes

Presumably, you won't be working in there when it is -5C, so can't you just take a laptop PC into the shed when you go there to work? It solves any potential physical-security problems too. You ...

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Open Source Image Software
5 votes

dd and dd_rescue. See also, this question: Using DD for disk cloning

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What's your checklist for when everything blows up?
2 votes

Don't try to fix anything yet. Make sure you know exactly what the real, underlying, problem is. Now starting fixing things. If there are multiple things to fix, carefully consider which things can ...

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Morning Rituals
1 votes

See also: What’s your checklist for when everything blows up?

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Network Diagramming Software, FREE or Open-Source
0 votes

On *nix systems, I usually use Dia, despite its warts and ugliness. On Windows, Inkscape is a really good choice. An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, ...

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Commercial Linux vs Free
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Day-to-day, I think it makes very little difference. In fact your organisation might benefit more from the free alternatives, with their typically more up-to-date packages and vibrant community ...

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What is the best way to gain access when the password is unknown?
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Do you really need the password? A possible alternative would be: Add a new disk. Reinstall the OS. Access data from the old disk. (If you do need the password, I recommend ntpasswd)

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