Monthly Archives: December 2010

Thunderbird kung-fu: querying the index for messages

Note: the following is not for the fainthearted. Problem: you are not satisfied by the built-in search user interface of Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1, and you need to extract some informations as raw data. Solution: use the internal sqlite database created … Continue reading

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64 ain’t enough

It seems a great deal to have 64 bits to address memory. Take the integer value of 264 = 18446744073709551616: that’s more than 18 followed by 18 zeros, or 18 exa (mega, M = 106; giga, G = 109; tera, … Continue reading

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Installing Windows 7 as a KVM virtualized guest on Debian 6.0 Squeeze

First check that your CPU supports hardware virtualization. Then double ckeck that your BIOS has virtualization support enabled, should look similar to this one: Then install kvm following this excellent tutorial (this is for Debian 5.0 Lenny but worked fine … Continue reading

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