This short tutorial shows how to apply the Kali Linux nuke patch to LUKS cryptsetup in Linux Mint 16 and Ubuntu 13.10.
From a physical security and privacy-enhancing perspective, the nuke patch to LUKS cryptsetup is the best news from any distribution so far this year. What the nuke patch gives you, is a cryptsetup command that allows you to render an encrypted disk inaccessible.
i had dual boot windows 7 (160 gb) and linux boss os(100 gb ) , since i dont need linux i installed a new copy of windows 7 by formatting but from then the linux partition is neither visible in windows 7 os nor its is asking me during the boot time .i used "Darik's Boot And Nuke" formatting tool thought it would remove the linux partition but it removed oly windows 7 os .
This tutorial will guide you to the installation of the new version of Linux Mint 9 code name Isadora on my Windows XP using VirtualBox. Linux Mint 9 is the latest version of Linux Mint that is based on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. Its a very nice distro with Ubuntu stability and usability.
Hello all. I am trying to find out if there will be any linux distro's that will detect raid properly and let you install Linux on it? I have two 64bit Raid 0 PC's that i would like to put Linux on. I have tired Fedora, Mandriva, Ubuntu and on and on with no luck. Note i am still a Linux newbie. I do have Vector Linux on two older machines that don't have raid on them.
MBR (Master boot record) is the default bootloader of Windows. After you install a Linux distro alongside with Windows, MBR will be replaced by the bootloader of the Linux distro (usually Grub or Grub2). If you want to remove the Linux distro out of your computer, the first thing you need to do is to restore MBR.
The Linux Foundation just announced that they have found a solution for the new BIOS of the upcoming Windows 8 PC. In short, if you are to purchase a Windows 8 PC in the near future, you will be able to install your favorite Linux distro on it.
It has never been a problem to install Linux alongside with Windows on store-bought Windows computers.