Resizing VirtualBox Disk

I ran out of disk space on my virtual machine and needed more space. I did not want to create a new disk and install from scratch but VirtualBox does not have any GUI tools which would resize a disk … Continue reading



Mounting / Extracting .bin and .cue Files In Ubuntu

Install bchunk which will conert the bin and cue file to an iso sudo apt-get install bchunk Convert the files to iso using the following syntax: bchunk [image.bin] [image.cue] [output name] Where image.bin is the .bin file, image.cue is the … Continue reading



Hidden Data In Photos

Photos nowadays can have embedded information in them such as make and model, settings used to take the photo, etc. This can be good but also bad depending on what information is embedded. Similar Track Changes in a document, it … Continue reading



Mount ISO File In Linux

A neat trick in Linux is the ability to mount an .iso file as if it was a CDROM. The command to do this is: sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /home/danny/filename.iso /media/cdrom where “/home/danny/filename.iso” is the path to the … Continue reading



Installing Ubuntu 8.10 From USB Stick

I had crippled my Linux box from the pokey customizations I had made before doing upgrading from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10 and since upgrading it had been a bit wobbly since. In the end I had to reset my network … Continue reading



Ubuntu 8.04 Upgrade To Ubuntu 8.10 No Sound

Overview The new version of Ubuntu was released last week on Thursday (29th October 2008) with Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex”. There have been many talks and reviews about the new release and people even think it’s a more stable release … Continue reading