Don’t use ntfsfix in Linux, just turn off Fast Boot in Windows

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Hi all,

What I need to say is, exactly as the title of this post. Please don’t do it. I know I have put a separate post about using ntfsfix command, but now I’d say “DON’T..!!”. Even if you don’t use the ntfsfix command, turn that damn thing off.

I have a dual boot, Windows 8.1 + Arch Linux and mounting NTFS was being a pain from the beginning. So, I was stupid to use the shortcut for that, unlocking the hibernation in Linux.

Cold_HybridBoot

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Fixed few errors in Arch installation

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Hi all,

I installed Arch again recently and came across a few problems.

First problem was, this time I installed inside a LAN (last time with my home router), hence I had to config the IP addressed as well. I have edited my previous article regarding that. Please check.

Secondly, an error message kept me bugging. It was my Wireless device. As for my previous article, installing b43-firmware was not enough. I had to blacklist those bugging modules. They were brcmsmac and bcma.

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2014 in review

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

I’d like to give my sincere gratitude for all the followers andand readers..!!! Cheers..!!

Happy New Year..!!!

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 26,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Multi-Axel – a GUI front end for Multiple Axel processes

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I’m kind of busy these days, but needed to keep my blog updated. Hence, I thought of sharing some helpful piece of software that I personally use.

It’s Muti-Axel, a GUI front end to well known axel download accelerator created by one of my collegues, Madura Anushanga. When you’re bored of using the terminal to run axel, you can use this tool pretty much easily to have multiple downloads simultaneously.

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Backup and restore Arch Linux

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I recently had to remove my hard disk due to bad sectors. Then I needed to backup my Arch Linux installation and install it in my new hard disk.

So, let’s see how to do it.
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