Copying symbolic links (Unix/Linux)

At some point, you might come across a situation where you have some files and a bunch of symlinks (symbolic links) in a folder and you wish to copy the data that is pointed at by the symlinks and not just blank links. If you are using Redhat Enterprise Linux, this should automatically happen when you call the cp command. However, on UNIX platforms or Linux distributions, this is not the case by default. In those cases, you will have to issue the following command:
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Mounting ISO images on Linux via command line

So I learnt this today and decided to share it with you guys. If you have an iso image and want to mount it on Linux, simply execute the following command in terminal:

sudo mount -o loop mydisk.iso myfoldername

So in my case, I had iso file called 2012photos.iso on my desktop and I wanted to mount it on folder called 2012pics which was on Desktop as well. I executed:

sudo mount -o loop /home/manthan/Desktop/2012photos.iso /home/manthan/Desktop/2012pics

Fixing “The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b)” error

So I found this error when I started Lotus Notes this morning. After looking through some forums, I found that I needed to re-install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 (Redistributable) from here.

This error is usually caused by C:\Windows\System32\MSVCR100.dll being corrupted. Reinstalling VC++  fixes it.