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Archive for October, 2009

[Linux] filesystem check without live CD

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

On a mounted partition filesystem check (fsck) of course cannot be done and many tutorials suggest using a live CD of some sort. Here is a solution to force fsck on the next reboot: touch /forcefsck reboot

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Making a DVD from MTS movies

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

How to make a DVD from Sony camcoder MTS files in Ubuntu First I would like to explain what is our goal. Sony camcorder records the movies in *.mts files. Those are not compatible with all DVD players. Our goal is to make a DVD from Sony camcorder movies that can be played with almost [...]

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Tesla 1060C, part two

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

… or the long way to get multi-core machine work. In one of the previous posts by Tesla, Gregor announced a few stats that are produced by the new multi-core computer. We have two multi-core machines for image processing or parallel computing. The briefing stats are: Core i7 processor 12 gigs of RAM GeForce GTX [...]

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