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Grub: Custom Boot Menus, How to Change Default Boot Menu As You Wish

Bootloaders, such as Grub, are software packages that we give little thought to until things go wrong. You turn on your computer, the boot menu (possibly) appears and then your operating system loads. However, there is plenty you can do with the boot menu to tune the way your computer boots and the options available to you. There are two major versions of Grub still in use. The current version is Grub 2 while the original is often referred to as Grub Legacy, because it never reached the version 1.0 milestone; the latest you will find is 0.97. Grub Legacy …

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Linux Tips: Playing with Time (Part 1)

Linux provides many facilities related to time management. This article does not discuss all of these facilities, but only discuss three of the most common activities performed by the Linux users. These three activities include, display and set the time, looking for the data at regular intervals, and make notification (how to create a notification will be discussed later). 1. Displaying time Time information may be one of the most frequently accessed information by users. Clock applet is the easiest way to see the current time and date. This applet typically located in the lower right corner of your desktop …

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LuninuX OS 11.11 Performance Review, an Elegant Lazy Lion

If Mac OS gives users a single dock to place application shortcuts, LuninuX OS 11.11 offers more: two dock at once. What other advantages? Perhaps there are many who do not know LuninuX OS. This is reasonable because the OS was formerly named Sn0wl1nuX. Sn0wl1nuX Contrast to Snowlinux which is also one of distro. With that similar reason, Sn0wl1nux renamed LuninuX OS. LuninuX 11.11 using the latest version of Ubuntu-based Oneiric Ocelot (11.10) and using the GNOME 3.0 desktop environment and Linux kernel 2.6.32. Combined with the modification works of its developers, LuninuX become an elegant and interesting distro from …

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Pear OS Linux 3.0 Performance Reviews

Ubuntu with Mac OS Taste If you like Ubuntu, but want to feel the sensation of Mac OS, you should try Pear OS Linux 3.0 version. Pear OS deliberately made with the feel of Mac OS by its developers. Just look at names OS version 3.0 “Panther”, similar to that used in Mac OS. Likewise with slogan that carried this OS, “Think Totally Different”, a little modification for slogan “Think Different” from Apple. Logo with a pear bitten also inspired by Apple logo. Pear OS Linux 3.0 is the development of Ubuntu 11.10 made ??by Frenchman David Tavares. Although Ubuntu …

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