Archive for May, 2009

How to enable NTFS and HFS+ support in Gparted

Posted in Uncategorized on May 24, 2009 by HydTech

I use Gparted to clone/backup my OSX86 partition. You’ll notice that the hfs and hfs+ options are greyed out. I need NTFS to format a storage space to share between Operating systems.

Start up terminal and enter:

sudo apt-get install hfsplus hfsutils hfsprogs ntfsprogs

now you can use gparted with ntfs, hfs and hfsplus formats.

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How to Install VLC Player in BackTrack 3

Posted in Uncategorized on May 1, 2009 by HydTech

First, download the package from here http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/vlc/pkg/12.2/vlc-0.9.9-i486-1alien.tgz and save it in your / directory or you can do this from the command line by opening up a Konsole and typing:
cd /This will put you in the / directory
wget http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/vlc/pkg/12.2/vlc-0.9.9-i486-1alien.tgzThis will download the file in the present directory
tar zxf vlc-0.9.9-i486-1alien.tgzThe tar tool will unzip and untar this file
cd installchanges the directory to /install
chmod 777 doinst.shchanges the permission so you can execute the file
cp doinst.sh /copies the file to the / dir
cd ..goes back to the / directory
doinst.shexecutes the script
rm -R doinst.sh vlc-0.9.9-i486-1alien.tgz /install removes unwanted files.