Wednesday, October 19, 2011

How to triple-boot Fedora 15, Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7

Triple-booting Windows 7 (Windows) and two Linux distributions is a little bit more involved than dual-booting it with a distribution. You have to decide in what order to install the Linux distributions, and sometimes, the order you choose might not work. Such was the case with this attempt to triple boot it with Fedora 15 and Ubuntu 11.04.

Initially, I chose to install Fedora last, but discovered a major weakness in Anaconda, the Fedora system installer: It does not have a flexible means of configuring logical or primary partitions. And when you are using the MBR partitioning scheme, which limits the primary partitions that you can create to four, configuring partitions for a triple-boot operation becomes almost impossible.

Read Original Tutorial Cleck here

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Trisquel - A Simple and Smart Linux Distro

Trisquel is a fully free (as in "free speech", not merely as in "free of charge") GNU/Linux based operating system. It is derived from Ubuntu, but includes only free software.

Trisquel has several editions, designed for different uses: the one called simply Trisquel ― the most important one ― is intended for home and personal use, and includes a lot of apps for that: networking, multimedia, office, games, etc.

The Edu edition is designed for educational centers, and allows the teacher to build a custom digital classroom within minutes.

The Pro edition is for enterprises, and includes accounting and management software.

The Mini edition is for netbooks, networks, aging computers, and otherwise low-power systems. It is currently in beta testing.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Fedora 13 Released - Full featured Linux

Fedora 13
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project. The Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcome to join. The Fedora Project is out front for you, leading the advancement of free, open software and content.

As always, Fedora continues to develop and integrate the latest free and open source software.

The following are major features for Fedora 13:
* Automatic print driver installation
* Automatic language pack installation
* Redesigned user account tool
* Color management to calibrate monitors and scanners
* Experimental 3D support for NVIDIA video cards Some other features in this release include:
* A new way to install Fedora over the Internet
* SSSD authentication for users
* Updates to NFS
* Zarafa Open Source edition, a new open-source groupware suite
* System rollback for the Btrfs file system
* Better SystemTap probes
* A Python 3 stack that can be installed parallel to an existing Python stack
* Support for the entire Java EE 6 spec in Netbeans 6.8

Fedora 13 Documentation