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Windows Delete File Securely / Permanently Delete File Data

Q. I know how to delete a file securely using GNU/Linux and Open source tools under Linux. I’m looking for DoD 5520.22-M or NNSA NAP-14.x.secure compliant delete utility under Windows. How do I delete a file permanently under Windows XP or Server operating system with NTFS; so that no one can retrieve my data?
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MySQL Bin Files Eating Lots of Disk Space

Q. Can you explain UUID concept related to Linux ext3 partitions and storage devices? How do I update /etc/fstab using UUID under Ubuntu Linux or any other Linux distro?
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Explain: Five Nines ( 99.999% ) Computer / Network Uptime Concept

Q. Some service provider guarantees 99.999% uptime for their service. Can you explain meaning of five nines?
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Find command: Exclude or Ignore Files (e.g. Ignore All Hidden .dot Files )

How do I ignore all hidden .dot files while searching for files using the find command? How do I ignore or exclude certain files while running Linux or UNIX find command?
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How To Back Up a Web Server

Q. I’m using Red Hat Enterprise Linux based Apache web server. How do I backup my Apache webserver, MySQL and PostgreSQL database to another disk called /backup and then copy it to other offsite backup ssh server called backup.example.com?
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Linux Disable Bluetooth [ Bluetooth Input Devices (hidd) ]

How do I disable bluethooth support (including bluethooth based devices) under Linux operating systems?
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Linux: How Do I Create a New ext3 File System If a Disk Was Added To The Server / Desktop?

Q. How Do I Create a New ext3 File System If a Disk Was Added To The Server / Desktop Under Any Linux Operating Systems?
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Linux: How Do I Burn ISO Images To CD-Rs and CD-RWs with cdrecord?

Q. How can I burn ISO images to CD-Rs and CD-RWs with cdrecord under Linux operating systems?
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Linux: Tune NFS Performance

What values can be tuned to improve NFS performance? How do I improve my client performance under Linux operating systems?
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