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What to do when one of your installations goes missing on a multi-boot BIOS system

Posted 10-14-2015 at 02:06 PM by donatom
Updated 10-14-2015 at 02:26 PM by donatom

I have several multiboot systems (Arch, Fedora, Mint, Ubuntu, etc.). On each I have chosen to make Fedora the "master" distro; that is the distro that controls grub. On occasion, after a system upgrade when Fedora updates the kernel, I "lose" one of my installations -- usually Arch Linux. What I mean by "lose" is that the distro is still on the grub menu but when chosen, booting fails.

Why does this happen? Well, when Fedora updates the grub configuration...
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My Unity Desktop

Posted 10-14-2015 at 01:54 PM by reykev

I think I like my Unity desktop environment the best, of what I have tried so far.

I have various version of the GNOME desktop and like them.
I have KDE Plasma and like it.
I have XFCE and like it too.

But I find I have the most control in Unity. For instance, I use this thing called 'System Load Indicator' that I got from the software center. It sits in my top bar and is very informative. I like having that there. In Plasma, I can't do that. They...
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No Avitar?

Posted 10-14-2015 at 01:48 PM by reykev

I don't see a place to put my image on my profile. Am I missing something?
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My Blog? :)

Posted 10-14-2015 at 01:33 PM by reykev

I didn't know I had one 'till I got an email this morning telling me I did. Cool!

So, I'm an XP refugee, having left the windows pain when they dropped support in May 2014. I got myself a new Linux machine from System 76 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and haven't looked back since.

Yes, there was/is a learning curve for me but I'm very happy with my computer now. I'm learning stuff! I like that. I'm starting to write scripts in the BASH shell. I really...
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AndEX (Android-x86) 5.1.1 Lollipop with GAPPS and kernel 4.0.8 – Build 151010

Posted 10-10-2015 at 12:48 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 10-10-2015 at 01:00 PM by exton

NEWS 151010: Build 150916 has been replaced by Build 151010, which is totally error-free and has some extra features.

COMPARISON with my previous Build from 150916
News in Build 151010: Most important is that Build 151010 can run and be installed in VirtualBox and VMware. Also that OpenGL ES hardware acceleration for Intel/AMD (radeon) and Nvidia (nouveau) chipsets is enabled. Ive also added the Twitter and Viber apps. Very useful apps (I think).

MORE NEWS 151010...
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