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How to install your favorite Linux distribution on a Series 3 Chromebook

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That was one thing I did not like about it. The other thing I wondered is, will I be able to install my favorite Linux distribution on the it just as easily as I can on a regular notebook or desktop computer? The answer to that question, it turns out, is a

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Created by finid 9 years 26 weeks ago
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How to dual-boot BackTrack 5 R3 and Windows 7

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If you’ve ever attempted to dual-boot BackTrack 5 and Windows by installing the former on partitions that you created manually, you know that the installer will not allow you to install GRUB in the boot partition or any of the partitions used for BackTrack 5.

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Fedora 18 and fedup

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One of the ways that Anaconda on Fedora 18 will be different from the previous editions is that it will no longer handle upgrades. That feature has been pushed on that a different system called Fedora Upgrader.

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The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 12.10

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 12.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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Elementary OS Luna preview

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What I especially like about the whole desktop is that every aspect is clean, uncluttered and very intuitive to use. This is definitely one distribution to keep an eye on.

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Dual-boot Mint 13 MATE/Cinnamon and Windows 8 on UEFI hardware

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So, using the computer I assembled using an ASRock motherboard, and the same hard drive, I made my first attempt to set up a dual-boot system between Windows8 Pro and Linux Mint 13 on a computer with UEFI firmware, and on a single hard disk drive (HDD).

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Note to EFF: FDE implementation in Ubuntu’s Ubiquity is only at 50%

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Micah Lee gave the non-profit organization some credit for pushing Mark Shuttleworth and crew to implement full disk encryption (FDE) in Ubiquity.

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Ubuntu 12.10 review

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As an introduction for those readers who have just dropped in from a different dimension, Ubuntu is a Linux distribution (an operating system) derived from Debian, and financially supported by Canonical Group Limited, a software technology outfit based in the Isle of Man.

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Why is Windows 8 on SSD invisible to Ubuntu 12.10′s installer?

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The board has a UEFI firmware. The process was the same. Install Windows 8 Pro first, then attempt to install Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop alongside it.

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Dual-boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on UEFI hardware

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What follows is a step-by-step guide on how I succeeded in dual-booting Windows 8 Pro and Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop on a computer with UEFI firmware on the motherboard, using 64-bit installation images of both operating systems.

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ZShaolin keeps getting better. Now has vim, nmap, git, rsync, and ssh

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Remember ZShaolin? Yep, it’s that Android ninja tool that gives you zsh and a whole bunch of command-line applications on your Android device, minus the need to root it.

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Ubuntu 12.10 installation and disk partitioning guide

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Two features that have been standard in the installation programs of other distributions finally got implemented. (One of them, is only partially implemented, but half a loaf is better than none.)

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Created by finid 9 years 29 weeks ago
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How to customize Pear Linux 6

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As much as I like Pear Linux, especially this latest release, it falls short in a few key areas. This article tells you what those area are, and how to customize your copy of Pear Linux 6 to make it just work better.

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Created by finid 9 years 29 weeks ago
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How to uninstall the overlay-scrollbar in Pear Linux 6 and Ubuntu 12.10

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I am, of course, referring to the overlay or Ayatana scrollbar. It is one of those “innovation” that nobody that I know want on their desktops, but which Mark Shuttleworth keeps trying to push. According to the project’s official page on Launchpad.net, the overlay scrollbar:

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Troubleshooting Mail on Nagios XI

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Email management and troubleshooting can be a challenge as there are so many options and configuration choices that can get twisted.

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