I’ve been using VMware Workstation 16 for a long time. Recently, I realize that sometimes my vmware virtual machines cannot start/resume.
The error message is:
Power on failure messages: The operation was cancelled by the user
Cannot open the disk 'X:\VMS\xxxxx\xxxxx-cl1.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on.
Module 'Disk' power on failed.
Failed to start the virtual machine.
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If you are running Mysql 5.7 and would like to upgrade it to Mysql 8, here is a guide that actually WORKS for Ubuntu 18.04
sudo dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.8.10-1_all.deb
Choose mysql server and select mysql 8.0
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mysql-server
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I’ve been experimenting GPU accelerated options to scale my videos using FFmpeg and CUDA. And found there are MANY MANY errors in the existing official documentation & forums. I’d like to summarize them here just in case you encounter them too.
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Japan Rail Pass is a transit pass for foreigners to travel via transit services served by Japan Railways Group (JR Group). You can carry it to board JR trains including shinkansen (except for Nozomi trains and Mizuho trains. However, Continue reading “Buy Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass) in Toronto”