How to recover ext4 from GPT partitioned disk

Hard drive sizes had increased dramatically in last several years, but block device drivers are still outdated. For hard drives more than 1TB currently seems to be an advantage to use GPT instead of legacy MBR partition table. You can see more details at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GUID_Partition_Table . One of the inevitable disadvantage of GPT is the … Read moreHow to recover ext4 from GPT partitioned disk

Clear DNS cache windows

Operating systems affected: MicrosoftTM Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 To clear dns cache: ipconfig /flushdns To restart dnscache service: net stop dnscache net start dnscache You can also do this visually from MMC. Just type services.msc in run/search and use appropriate command in order to restart dnscache service. Benefits: could solve web browsing problems … Read moreClear DNS cache windows

Wipe free space on Mac with CCleaner

The well known Piriform’s  PC Optimization software CCleaner it is now available on Mac for Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion. It this post I will show You how to use “Wipe Free Space” feature of CCleaner. But why should I wipe the free space on a hard disk? When you create any sort of file … Read moreWipe free space on Mac with CCleaner

Free Online Photo and Image Editor – IMAGEBOT

We are often use online editors, like webmail as an email editor, Google Docs as Office suite replacement for simple Word and Excel documents. Even photo manipulation web tools are popular. Recently I found out that the first free vector art library OpenClipart is using a online web editor to edit their .svg files. Even … Read moreFree Online Photo and Image Editor – IMAGEBOT

Speed up file tranfer between MAC OS X and Linux Samba Server

After scratching my head few weeks, tweaking a lot smb.conf on my linux box, I found a Finder workaround, based on turning off display of server in sidebar. Symptom: Slow file transfer over the network, between a MAC OS X Lion machine and a Linux machine (archlinux, currnet version). Also slow transfer between MAC and … Read moreSpeed up file tranfer between MAC OS X and Linux Samba Server