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Boot from ISO using GRUB2

Goal is to install new OS from an ISO image without creating a boot CD. Step 1:  Format hard disk to be used with a boot partition.  (set boot flag) Step 2:  Mount partition, create new directory named ‘boot’ (in … Continue reading

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Hardware Virtualization

    I’m a big fan of open source software, especially the GNU/Linux system, and I’ve been using it at home on my main computer for years now.  I’ve found excellent alternatives to (almost) every piece of software I used … Continue reading

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4 Months Without Microsoft

After over 4 months of exclusive Linux/GNU usage on my home desktop computer, I finally had to boot my computer with WinDoze to open Outlook and retrieve the Christmas card list we used last year. For the record, Outlook crashed … Continue reading

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