Monthly Archives: February 2012

Best Practise

Thou shalt always backup.  That is all. Advertisements

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Google Butcher Reader’s GUI?

You used to be able to just click the Google logo to flick home, but Google have been quietly rolling out a GUI update that requires double, yes!  Double! The amount of clicks.  You now have to click the navigation … Continue reading

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Big Ugly Plymouth Logo *buntu LTS

Following this guide? http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Fix-the-Big-and-Ugly-Plymouth-Logo-in-Ubuntu-10-04-140810.shtml Recently install BURG & left with big ugly logo again?  BURG copies the /etc/default/grub file across with standard settings, minus your modifications. To solve, substitute BURG for GRUB  & edit: /etc/default/burg Enter the correct resolution then: sudo update-burg … Continue reading

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Real Time Ubuntu Sunlight Wallpaper

Like Bing RSS feed Windows 7 themes for your desktop?  Well here is something similar for Linux fans: http://ubuntuguide.net/install-real-time-sunlight-wallpaper-on-ubuntu-desktop

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How to Force fsck (Filesystem Check) on Next Boot Under 10.04 LTS

$ sudo touch /forcefsck $ sudo reboot Then, when done: $ sudo rm /forcefsck

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Zorin OS

I can heartily recommend the Zorin OS, the Ubuntu based respin.  Everything works out the box much like Ubuntu except suspend.  A word of warning there is no upgrade feature unlike Ubuntu.  So may make sense to run LTS as all data … Continue reading

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