Linux Support

  • Hey, Dell, Where's My Monitor Driver?

    If you've got a brand new Dell computer, switching to Linux should be easy; in fact, you can even purchase computer with Linux pre-installed! But what if you're using Linux Ubuntu to squeeze a few more years out of an older computer?
    By Christian Cawley July 18, 2011 

  • Partition Me! Common Ubuntu Partition Schemes

    There are many ways you can partition an Ubuntu hard drive and most are adequate depending on your specific needs. Lets take a look at the more popular ways to setup your drive...
    By Michael Dougherty July 15, 2011 

  • Disk Recovery: Linux Tips

    Is your hard drive hosed? Is your partition missing? Maybe you just need to get some data off of a drive that you haven't used in a very long time. This article will describe a few Linux utilities and a boot CD that will help you to recover...
    By R.L. Flowers July 11, 2011 

  • Linux Emergency Recovery Disks

    Before you go about formatting and reinstalling Linux on your unbootable Linux system you should consider repairing the Linux installation using a recovery disk. This approach offers many advantages like recovering your lost data or restoring your system...
    By Christian Cawley July 8, 2011 

  • Ubuntu: Changing Your Computer's Name

    Did you know your computer has a name? Occasionally you may need to rename your computer for security or personal reasons. Ubuntu makes it easy to rename your computer, so you can spend more time doing creative things – Like choosing a name!
    By YvetteDavis July 6, 2011 

  • Puppy Linux: USB Flash Drive Portability

    When it comes to portability, USB Flash Drives still reign. And while their capacities increase and prices continue to drop, they have been a major technological advancement for data portability. So how can you take it to the next level? By making...
    By MiAGon July 5, 2011 

  • Commands to Compare Files in Linux

    Text files make up a large portion of the Linux operating system. Source code, configuration files, and log files are all simple text files. Thus, Unix developers in their infinite wisdom, have provided us with three commands that allow us to compare...
    By Kristen Grubb July 5, 2011 

  • Ubuntu! Be Gone!

    If you have setup a Ubuntu dual-boot with your Linux distribution of choice and want to rid yourself of Ubuntu keep reading...
    By Michael Dougherty June 30, 2011 

  • Boot Me! Getting Back Into Your Operating Systems

    Have you installed Windows alongside Ubuntu Linux and now you can't boot into Ubuntu? Installed Windows or Linux in a dual-boot configuration and can't boot either? No worries, we can fix that.
    By Michael Dougherty June 29, 2011 

  • Recovery Made Easy in Linux

    In this article, I am going to go through two easy methods of backup and recovery in the Linux system. A Linux backup can be performed in many ways, but in this article I will show you how to do it using Simple Backup Suite and dd from the terminal.
    By Daniel Case June 28, 2011 
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