May 092013
 

Edit the menu of grub is not the easiest thing to do, and if you do some mistakes there is the risk that you are not able anymore to boot into your Linux, for these reasons it’s usually suggested to use some tool to edit grub configurations, today I’ll show you Grub Customizer.

Grub Customizer is a graphical settings manager for GRUB2 and BURG that allows anyone to easily set the boot options.

Disclaimer: Grub Customizer should be a stable application, but you should be very careful when using it and be sure to know what you’re doing!
Messing with GRUB2/BURG can cause the system not to boot!
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Apr 102013
 

This is an easy and simple solution based on the article by Umair, first posted on http://www.noobslab.com.

it’s common that, if not you, one of your familiar or friends forget his login password, and if this is the only account available on the system this means that he’s usually locked out from his computer, luckily this is not a big issue if you have physical access to the console of a Linux system, as we can use the recovery mode available from the grub menu of most distributions (if not all).

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Nov 032011
 

by
Frank Harris-Smith

There are many reasons I prefer Linux. Near the top of the list is that I’m a tweaker. Someone who enjoys making changes and having things “My Way”, like the song by Frank Sinatra.

Linux has many configuration files, most of which “lurk” in the “/etc” folder. These files are used to configure the mounting of drives, network lists like what IP address goes with what computer name, passwords and admin access, application configuration and even what the boot menu looks like. “Under the Hood” Linux is highly customizable.
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Windows entry disappeared in Grub2 menu

I’ve finally terminated my upgrade to Xubuntu 11.10, with the usual small problems, nothing really too bad. But now, when i boot I don’t see anymore the “Windows” entry in the boot menu made with grub2, I’ve installed os-prober that should help in will find additional entries on the hard disks and add them to [...]