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Google Chrome for Linux

Today I’ve received an e-mail from Google telling me that they launched the new beta for linux of their browser Google Chrome.  It’s been a while since they first launched a version for Windows. As you might expect, I’ve downloaded and installed this brand new version of Chrome for Linux and I installed on my […]

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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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Installing Canon PIXMA iP2600 printer in Ubuntu 9.04 64-bits

While I was in UK, I bought a  Canon PIXMA iP2600 printer. It was not expensive at all and the ink was not as expensive as other printers, so I though it would be a good purchase for the price. The thing is that when I tried to install the printer in Ubuntu 64-bit, there […]

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