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Installing OpenELEC as your XBMC

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Many people know what XBMC (Xbox Media Center) is but what about OpenELEC? (Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center). Basically it is an operating system built around XBMC. OpenELEC was designed to be as lightweight as possible by only taking up around 80-125MB (by default) of space and configured for one simple purpose, to run XBMC. If you get stuck during any …

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Using Parted Magic to resize a partition

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Parted Magic can be found here. You will also need to use something like UNetbootin which will install Parted Magic onto a USB or CD. It can be found here. Once you have Parted Magic installed onto some type of media device (USB / CD) reboot the system you are going to use it on and load from the media. …

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Using Parted Magic to clone a partition

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This can be used to simply back up a hard drive partition to a image or another hard drive. The example I am going to do today involves cloning a current partition over to another hard drive. Parted Magic can be found here. You will also need to use something like UNetbootin which will install Parted Magic onto a USB …

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