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Resolving Boot Loader Issues

Boot loader issues often plague computer systems. This article demystifies the booting process, both for BIOS based systems as well as UEFI systems. A Basic...

A Look at the Basics of LVM

This article deals with Logical Volume Management (LVM) and looks at how to set it up. Many years ago, when 2 GB of storage was...

UEFI: Should Linux Users be Worried?

Microsoft intends to capture UEFI and make GNU/Linux and other free OSs "unauthorised"! Is this true, and if so, what is the community doing...

Device Drivers, Part 14: A Dive Inside the Hard Disk for...

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, takes you on a tour inside a hard disk. "Doesn't it sound like...

Using QEMU for Embedded Systems Development, Part 3

This is the last article of this series on QEMU. In the previous article, we worked on bare-metal programming, and discussed the need for...

About Live CDs & How to Cut a Live Disc Using...

When I heard the term Live CD, I thought it was a rock band -- but very soon, I learnt what a wonderful thing...

Exploring Software: What Makes Netbook Hotkeys Tick!

This article explores the often confusing issues around ACPI handling in Linux, with the particular perspective of getting hotkeys working on netbooks. One weakness of...

Install Linux from USB on System without BIOS Support for USB...

Tired of burning CDs each time you want to try out the latest Ubuntu release because your not-so-new computer doesn't support booting from the...

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