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Uploading a stalled file using scp

If you were copying/uploading a file using SCP, and the connection got lost… bad news, you cannot continue uploading it using SCP. This command will upload it again from the beginning, so if the file was 2GB, and you already uploaded 1 and a half gigs, you are f***… in trouble The good news is […]

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[SOLVED] The kvm-qemu virtual machine ignores shutdown and reboot

These days I’ve been playing with KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine). All started with a kernel upgrade and VMWare Server stop working, and getting lots of errors when executing vmware-config.pl while recompiling the modules. Anyway, what matters is that I’ve migrated a couple of virtual machines from VMWare Server 2 to qemu-kvm. One of the virtual […]

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How to get the UUID of a disk or partition in Ubuntu

Sometimes it can be very useful, and even necessary, to know the UUID (Universally Unique Identifier) of a disk or partition in Linux. Nowadays the configuration for mounting disk partitions on linux (the file /etc/fstab) uses the UUID instead of the device name (/dev/hda1, /dev/sda1 …). If you need to know which is the UUID […]

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