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Grub: Custom Boot Menus, How to Change Default Boot Menu As You Wish
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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…
Linux Tips: Playing with Time (Part 1)
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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…
Partition Manager Personal Edition Performance Review, Manage Multiple Operating Systems
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Partition Manager Personal Edition Performance Review, Manage Multiple Operating Systems

Partition Manager Personal Edition (PMPE) from Paragon has key functions such as Create, Edit, Format, Resize and Merge Partition. However, as a paid application, PMPE provide better feature in terms of hard disk partition management. PMPE hallmarks lies in its ability to resize partitions without destroying data, run multiple operating systems, copying partitions to back up your hard disk, solving boot problems, converting file systems and other complex operations. In…
Descent|OS 2.1 Performance Review, Lightweight and Powerful
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Descent|OS 2.1 Performance Review, Lightweight and Powerful

One more derivative distro Ubuntu comes with a beautiful but easy to use. Feature is also a complete and powerful. Since Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 using Unity desktop, many users of previous versions of Ubuntu are disappointed. The reason is, they assume that the desktop on either the new version is less friendly and less functional. Because of that, there was a variety of distributions that attempt to resolve the…
LuninuX OS 11.11 Performance Review, an Elegant Lazy Lion
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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 docks 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 the distro. With that similar reason, Sn0wl1nux renamed LuninuX OS. LuninuX 11.11 using the latest version of…
Pear OS Linux 3.0 Performance Reviews
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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 the slogan that carried this OS, “Think Totally Different”, a little modification for the…
Setting Up Full Web Server with Nginx – From Start to Finish
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Setting Up Full Web Server with Nginx – From Start to Finish

I’ve bought a new VPS Server in the past for hosting some of my sites, setting up new VPS is not easy as you think, but if you need tutorial step by steps for help on setting up a VPS or dedicated server, so I thought I would go ahead and make a guide on how to set one up from start to finish to cover all of the bases.…
Backtrack 4 Full USB Live failure to boot
Information Technology

Backtrack 4 Full USB Live failure to boot

USB and DVD are excellent. I have used them on my previous HP Pavilion AMD with Windows XP, and it worked fine, got a green prompt, and is typical in startx, and everything was present there. But does this mean that my Toshiba is I do not know why it is not compatible with BT 4, and it makes me so sad! I have to be mobile. Any suggestions on…
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