Monthly Archives: March 2013

Installing Windows 7 SP1 on chainloaded Windows

The Problem When I try to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on my dual-booting computer, installation fails every time with the error 0x800F0A12. My Setup Drive 0 Drive 0 has Windows 7 installed. In the setup wizard, I … Continue reading

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Enable Hibernate on the System76 Lemur Ultra (lemu4)

I got a System76 Lemur Ultra (codename lemu4), and I love it! The build quality is a little so-so (the faux-metal plastic is kind of bendy, and, well, plastic), but I wasn’t expecing a MacBook. One of my favorite things … Continue reading

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The “Easy Way” to Add Custom DNS Servers in Ubuntu

Goal Just add a goddamned nameserver to Ubuntu. I have lxc, and I want to ssh to my containers without knowing their IPs or starting them in the foreground. Is that so hard?! Solution Install dnsmasq. sudo apt-get install -y … Continue reading

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