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How To Change Grub2 Default Boot OS Order & Duration in Fedora Linux?


Grub 2 Configurations File in Fedora

A lot in the booting mechanism has changed ever since Grub2 has been introduced in the scene. Earlier methods of tinkering around with the bootloader as in Grub1 are nt valid for Grub2. Well, it happens that I dual boot my laptop with Windows and Fedora Linux where Fedora Linux is the first in the…

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By Debjit on July 9th
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Create A Bootable Ubuntu USB Drive From Windows


Create A Bootable Ubuntu USB Drive From Windows

Creating a bootable Ubuntu USB flash drive from a Ubuntu is pretty straightforward. However, most of the new computers comes with Windows and if you want to install Ubuntu, you have two options – burn the ISO in a CD or you can use UNetBootin to create a bootable flash drive from Windows.

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By Ricky on October 3rd
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Booting Ubuntu 10.10 In 8.6 Seconds [Video]


Ubuntu 10.10 has only entered the Beta. However, it looks like it is doing extremely well in cutting down the boot time. James Ward posted a video showing Ubuntu 10.10 in a mere 8.6 seconds. That is the total time it takes from GRUB to get to a usable desktop. According to Ward, he did…

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By Ricky on September 9th
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What’s really fast and sucks? Surely it can’t be Linux


Bill Andad writes: Two headlines grabbed my attention today. The first proclaiming that Linux sucks while the second announced it was possible to boot into a full Linux OS in less than a single solitary second. Paul Rako reports that one company, an embedded-Linux specialist called MontaVista Software, has gone step further than developing a proper…

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By Ricky on March 5th
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Ubuntu 9.10 Does Away With The Usplash


Ubuntu 9.10 Does Away With The Usplash

In the build up to the final release of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala, the final alpha version i.e. Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 6 has been released a couple of days ago with a very pleasant change – They have done away with the Usplash! As you might be aware, Canonical is aiming for a 10 seconds…

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By Ricky on September 19th
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10 Live-CDs worth giving a try (part 2)


10 Live-CDs worth giving a try (part 2)

This is the second part of the article, you might like to read Part 1 In previous part of our article “10 Live-CDs worth giving a try”, we had covered five different kinds of Live CDs including both based on Windows and Linux operating systems. Here we present five more, each a kind of it’s…

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By Debjit on March 7th
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10 Live-CDs worth giving a try


10 Live-CDs worth giving a try

This is the first part of the article, you might like to read Part 2 Live CDs are unique un-putdownables that have the ability to run a complete, modern operating system on a computer lacking mutable secondary storage, such as a hard disk drive. Using Live CDs you can get the envirenment of your ever-loved…

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By Debjit on February 28th
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The definitive 'Plymouth' Guide for Fedora 10


The definitive 'Plymouth' Guide for Fedora 10

Plymouth is the new Graphical Boot system of Fedora 10 which replaces the old RHGB boot system. If you have already installed Fedora 10 and are able to see a blue-white bar at the bottom of your monitor/screen while Fedora 10 loads, then Plymouth is actually enabled on your system. You are unable to see…

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By Debjit on February 3rd
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How-To access and browse Linux partitions from Windows ?


How-To access and browse Linux partitions from Windows ?

For users who Dual Boot Windows and Linux, accessing files from their linux partitions while in windows has never been a good enough experience. But, we now have many tools that make this problem a cakewalk. Let us see a few of these softwares and their features:

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By Debjit on February 1st
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