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Accessing File Systems on Disk Block Image Files



By: dmair

March 27, 2009 11:58 am

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David Mair shares a variety of examples, tricks, and techniques for using the loopback block driver on Linux.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Making Sense of Hexdump



By: dmair

November 24, 2008 11:14 am

Reads: 8569

I often work with binary data that has a format I could interpret if only I could see it in a human readable form. Most text editors aren’t much use. One way (of many) to solve that is to use the hexdump utility. hexdump is very versatile and allows you to look at the structure inside binary files as you see fit and once you learn how to use it you can apply it quickly to many problems. I think that easily qualifies as cool.

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PHP Developer Tips



By: mendesdomnic

October 3, 2008 5:01 am

Reads: 180

Here are some useful PHP Developer tips sent in by Domnic Mendes.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Technical Solutions

Finding missing libraries for building software from source

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By: variia

August 26, 2008 7:02 pm

Reads: 178

This quick tip explains how to find “missing” libraries for building software from source. Let’s say you want to build and application which requires “Xm” headers to be installed. How do you actually know which package to install? Each SuSE media includes a file in the root directory named ARCHIVES.gz with all files/package names. root@geeko:~ …

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

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