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How To Boot An ISO With GRUB2 (The Easy Way!)

http://www.webupd8.org

If you want to try out a new Linux distro, be it the latest Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal daily ISO or any other (I've only tested it with Ubuntu though!) and don't want to burn a CD each time you want to try a new daily build (and you don't have an USB memory stick around), you can use a cool GRUB 2 feature that lets you boot a live CD ISO directly from your hard disk.

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Created by nilarimogard 3 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 29 weeks ago
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U-boot for ARM on QEMU

http://balau82.wordpress.com

Instructions to compile and run the U-Boot bootloader inside a QEMU emulation of an ARM platform.

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Created by balau 4 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 25 weeks ago
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dmesg: Command for Reviewing Boot Messages

http://shibuvarkala.blogspot.com

dmesg ("diagnostic message") is a command on Unix-like operating systems that prints the message buffer of the kernel. This buffer contains a lot of important messages from those output during boot, this can be used for diagnostic purpose.

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Created by panayara 4 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 47 weeks ago
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Boot Linux Over HTTP With boot.kernel.org (BKO)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can boot Linux over HTTP with boot.kernel.org (BKO). All that users need is Internet connectivity and a small program (gpxe) to boot the machine. This gpxe program provides network booting facility. BKO allows you to boot into the following distributions: Debian, Ubuntu, Damn Small Linux, Knoppix, Fedora.

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Created by falko 4 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 48 weeks ago
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Karmic: Proposed Look & Feel for boot and GDM theme

http://blog.dipinkrishna.info

As they announced the revamp of boot and login experiences in Ubuntu and received a great response from the Artwork Team, with many interesting concepts being submitted..

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Created by linuxtips 5 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 3 weeks ago
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Boot On BTRFS With Debian

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial will explain you how to boot from a BTRFS filesystem with kernel 2.6.31-RC4 and BTRFS 0.19. BTRFS is a new filesystem with some really interesting features like online defragmenting and snapshots. BTRFS is an experimental filesystem, use at your own risk. The kernel used is also experimental.

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Created by falko 5 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 4 weeks ago
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Fix / Restore GRUB Boot Loader

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

Unfortunately, maintaining a multi-boot configuration like this can be a pain, especially if you later install an operating system which overwrites the GRUB boot loader you had in place (such as a version of Windows). If your boot loader is overwritten, you could be left with no choice but to boot the most recently installed OS.

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Created by nilarimogard 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 17 weeks ago
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Take this Linux: Windows Boot Sequence Visualized

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I've seen a cool visualization of the Linux boot sequence today. To those who haven't seen it yet, here's the image:According to Perry Hung, the creator:This is a visualization I made for funsies of a linux boot sequence where each function is a node and each edge represents a function call, direct branch, or indirect branch.

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Created by oshea 5 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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Installing Darned Small Linux Onto Your Boot Drive

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

This Linux is so darned small, I can't believe the name ;)

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Created by eggixyz 5 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 46 weeks ago
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Improving boot time on a general Linux distribution

http://blog.crozat.net

Mandriva has done quite a lot of work on optimizing boot speed for its latest release, Mandriva Linux 2009. Frederic Crozat (head of the French engineering team) has written a blog post summarizing Mandriva's past work on this front, and the tweaks and improvements made for 2009.

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Created by AdamW 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Cook up tasty custom Ubuntu live CDs with UCK

http://www.linux.com

Live CDs let you boot an operating system without installing any software on a hard drive. The Ubuntu Customization Kit, tastefully called UCK, lets you add your favorite applications into the distro.

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Created by Sun 5 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 51 weeks ago
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