How to calculate MD5 or SHA256 sums in Linux and Android

Many of us use Linux Distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, available for free on the Internet. To install these distributions on our computers, we need to down their ISO files. Recently, the Linux Mint ISO was hacked and malware inserted into some of it’s files. It was then repacked and put up on an external website. . . . → Read More: How to calculate MD5 or SHA256 sums in Linux and Android

Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free

Finally, I got down to save myself the pain of re-installing operating systems if my installation got corrupt. You can do so, by using any disk imaging or cloning tool like Ghost for Linux, Symantec/Norton Ghost or even a free tool like Clonezilla available at http://www.clonezilla.org.

It is free Saves diskspace by compressing the images . . . → Read More: Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free

Partition Transcend USB external drive (Storejet) into 2 partitions

You can partition a transcend USB external disk drive into 2 partitions using gparted. Visit http://www.gparted.org to get the software.

Using gparted, the USB drive can have 2 partitions one ext4 for Linux and one NTFS for Windows. Using NTFS allows the backup of larger files to happen without intervention.

Had you used a FAT32 . . . → Read More: Partition Transcend USB external drive (Storejet) into 2 partitions

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