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Full screen video playback on the console

You can play back video on the console of without installing a graphical interface providing you enable the framebuffer. Advertisements

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Configuring X Windows on a Virtual Machine

When using X windows on a virtual machine I have found that the screen resolution is detected automatically it can often default to a maximum resolution of 1024×768 pixels – sometimes you can select a better resolution (by navigating to … Continue reading

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VAX/VMS Standalone Backup

Before using VMS Standalone Backup you need to install the Standalone Backup files on a suitable boot device.

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CentOS mirrors

Unlike Debian which prompts to select you location to determine the best mirror, CentOS will prompt you to enter the URL of the mirror server during the install.

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Minimum Supported VMS Versions

As most of the links on the original pages are now broken I decided to post my own copy of the minimum supported VMS versions for VAX and Alpha systems here so I can find them again!

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