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March 22nd, 2010

Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 is a free version much like Windows Server 2008 R2 Core, except it comes with the Hyper-V role preconfigured.

The only thing you will have to take in consideration before installing such a server is that Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 only comes with a PowerShell/CMD-prompt. So to configure such a server you should learn some Windows commands and PowerShell cmdlets.

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March 7th, 2010

So in my desperate need to make some application shortcut look pretty in linux, i needed to extract the icon from a windows exe.

The icoutils package provides some very nice tools, one of them being wrestool which i used.
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