Backing up a possibly-about-to-die hard drive and putting it on a new drive, using dd in Linux - a few questions regarding how the cloning works. [more inside]
Tracking down and killing a virus - my virus scanner (Avast) is telling me scvhost.exe keeps trying to open malicious URLs. It also tells me I have a rootkit in the MBR. It doesn't seem capable of fixing either of these problems. What can I do? Windows Vista. [more inside]
What's the quickest, easiest way to turn a directory of sequentially numbered JPG files into a video file? Linux or Windows. [more inside]
What are all the things I need to apt-get, in order to turn my minimal Ubuntu Fiesty Server install into the complete graphical OS? [more inside]
In Linux, what's the simplest way to take a podcast RSS file as input, and output a file containing just the URLs of all the MP3s enclosed in the RSS file? Difficulty: the method must only Bash + GNU tools, Python or Perl, with no non-standard add-on libraries or dependencies required.
Linux / Ubuntu / Gnome question - how do I tell Gnome "Hey, the jpg you're using as desktop wallpaper has been updated with a new image. Go reload it and display the new version?" in a Python or Bash script? [more inside]
So, what's the state of music production software in Linux? What are people using? [more inside]
Help required regarding MIDI. Through USB. In Linux. Feel up to it? More inside. [more inside]
I was just about to sign up to a quite nice looking hosting deal with 1and1, when I discovered it's available to US and Canadian Residents Only. This, of course, completely pissed me off. Does anyone know of any packages comparable to their Linux Business Hosting that are available to poor Aussies like me?
Linux / XFree86 question: Where is the actual resolution that X selects by default defined? [more inside] [more inside]