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Some notes about Group Policy

I’m not a Windows admin.  However managing a Windows network has become my responsibility.  These are some useful things I learned today.  Most notably that gpresult is an indispensable tool for debugging GPO problems.  The /scope option can be used … Continue reading

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Ncurses Appearance Via Putty

I ran into a situation where I wanted to run `make menuconfig` via putty.  All of the graphical characters looked wrong.  Apparently this is a deficiency in Putty handling vt100 commands.  There is a workaround.  Setting the evar below will … Continue reading

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Mounting Partition from Disk Image

I’ve long known that you can mount a filesystem image using a loop device.  What I did not know until today is that you can mount partitions from a disk image using a loop device! Insert the loop module specifying … Continue reading

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