With so many Linux distributions around, each with its own flavour, it would be a waste not to sample them from time to time. Here is a simple multi-boot template for your PC for an arbitrary number of distributions controlled by two levels of boot menus.
For U & Me
…as Captain Jack Sparrow would have said. Well anyway, it doesn’t matter whether you want KDE 4.2 aboard or not, but the new gecko can surely set sail your Black Pearl… oops! I mean, your computer.
It’s arguably the most feature and multimedia-rich distro out of the box…and it’s now available in a new avatar. With massive improvements in the software database and in hardware support, the much-hyped Sabayon version 4oh is knocking on your doors.
The GNU/Linux Software Development Workshop of GLUG-Meerut became an icebreaker.
Computers with more than one hard disk and more than one operating system (OS) can be set up to provide better performance than what OS installations generally default to. This technique, called cross swapping by the author, is described using a dual-boot scenario of Linux and Microsoft Windows.
It was one of the rarest opportunities to spend some time with the man I’ve always looked up to since I migrated to GNU/Linux systems…
The OSM map of Mumbai is “b0rked”. Due to some problem with the initial import, all the streets are slightly out of alignment. After …
The smirking little leprechaun—stands up to KDE, doesn’t he, the spunky dwarf? As we will see, it takes a little more configuration than KDE, but GNOME users, too, can type on their desktops in their mother tongues. The nerve of the GNOME!
Enter PackageKit, a distribution-neutral package manager.
Amongst the over 80 languages currently under maintenance, nearly 15 Indian languages are already part of the Fedora Localisation Project. And there sure is room for a lot more, so join in!