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I've been reading about mpower open... I want to know if it is Windows only or whether I can use it with Linux...? thx!

What is the architecture of cloud computing and how does it really work?

What is the architecture of cloud computing and how does it really work?
a detail diagram of both will help me understand it better.

Linux Installation Issue

i am having problems with Linux. I had vista operation before then i decided to use both Linux ubuntu and vista and i was going to use linux for first time ,i got some information for initializations which was telling me if u want install linux for first time go in windows vista and shrink your hard drive. i did shrink my hard drive and free about 10 gb for Linux ,when Linux installation finished i get my first problem i could not login because it seems i typed wrong word on it , then i tried to switch to windows vista when i restart pc, i got some option in boot which had 2 option for vista when i choose one of them it takes me to somewhere which is recovery part of my computer corporation then i cancel it and i restart system , but this time before going to boot options it gives me this error: GRUB LOADING ERROR 17 and i cant go anywhere else.
i bring up pc now with live cd , i searched some information on the internet about this problem but i did not understand anything because i am 100 percent new in Linux please tell me what should even i cant remove linux and back it to windows? Help...

Linux file system corruption

"How can I recover from the following situation?
After rebooting a Linux 4 system, we are now seeing the following error message on the screen:

ext2fs partition type 0x83. ....
ext3-fs: journal inode is deleted....
mount: error 22 mounting ext3
error 2 mounting name
switchroot: mountfailed:22
umount/initrd/dev failed:2
kernal panic - not syncing.

Any idea how this happened and or how to fix it?"

Mount a linux drive on XP and Vice Versa?

I am using two o/s ( Xp Sp 2 and Ubuntu 5.04) on different drives. The issue is that when am using one, i cant see the other drive.

I use linux to surf the net because i understand that its not easily attacked by virus but after i have downloaded some notes and programs i'd like to turn back Xp to access those programs reason being am comfortable using XP which is where the problem arises.

As a result, I am forced to dowload them to flashdisk so that I can access them from there. Would appreciate any help because this is a tiring process i have to undergo everyday.

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