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Ubuntu 10.10 Fix The Screen Messed up at Start-up and Shutdownview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – If you’re running Ubuntu Maverick with Nvidia Official drivers, and your screen messed up at starting up and shutting down the system. You can try following method to fix the problem. Step 1: First, open up a terminal window from Applications -> Accessories menu. (HowTos)

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Modifying GRUB2 for LABEL= syntaxview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Greetings all, After a recent hard drive replacement, I find that I can no longer boot my Ubuntu partition. It seems that Ubuntu set up GRUB to boot using the disk id, which is no longer valid. I've been using the old GRUB for a number of years, and have always used the LABEL= syntax to assure that the correct partition is booted. (HowTos)

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GRUB: Cannot find list of partitions && /usr/sbin/grub-setup: errorview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I use four partitions on my machine: first and second for different Linux systems, third for data and fourth for swap. On the first partition I installed Mint. By default it used GRUB installed on /dev/sda. Then I installed Slackware on the second partition. I decided to put LILO on /dev/sda. In result I lost access to GRUB and Mint. (HowTos)

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dist-upgrade hosed my Statler usb flash drive - any help for this?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi folks,      I got excited about pimping out a usb flash live usb pen drive. I ran the cb-welcome script and okayed it running the "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" command. I believe that's what hosed it. But whatever it was, I now get the error message "Boot error" when I try to boot from it. Can this be solved? (HowTos)

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Grug.cfg gives me only one choice when booting.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – And it isn't Crunchbang.I'm running a multiboot system.  been doing it for years. I don't doubt (much) that UUID is a better plan than just identifying the partitions in ordinary "human readable terms" like /dev/sda#.  Or that Grub2 is better than legacy grub. (HowTos)

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Introduction of myselfview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello everyone  :)Just a quick introduction. I am a noob who has used a computer for 3 years only. The first 0.5 year on Microsoft Vista, then the last 2.5 years with Ubuntu exclusively. It has served my noob's needs well!I tried briefly 2 other distros, both on a separtate primary partitions, Debian Lenny 6 months ago, and SimplyMempis this week. (HowTos)

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grub2 indirect booting from separate partitionview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have multiple distros that I chainload and I have installed a grub2 shell to the partition and can boot manual. I can not seem to get a grub.cfg file to work. Is there a directory that needs to be built for this file? (HowTos)

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Links 22/9/2010: Dell Announces Another Linux-powered Tablet, Facebook Adds to MySQLview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop Are Your Desktop Effects Slowing You Down? Whenever I perform a 3D benchmark in Linux one of the first questions I get asked about the results is: Where your desktop effects turned off? For those who are not aware, desktop effects are the “flash” that is en (General)

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Mandriva and PCLinuxOS get KP with grub2view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Howdy All, So I currently have an Ubuntu/Mandriva/PCLinuxOS multiboot setup on my system. After I installed the latter two I setup Ubuntu's grub2 to be my default boot manager. (HowTos)

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If ubuntu overwrites your mbr (Grub 2)view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – A minor annoyance with a simple fix - I'm posting it in case it saves someone from having to use something more powerful and dangerous like a live disk.I've got Ubuntu on a different partition from Statler, and an update the other day from Karmic to Lucid ended with the Ubuntu version of the Grub2 menu written onto my Master Boot Record. (HowTos)