Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Kodi, Sling, Plex, MythTV Entertainment Options

In a more-complicated-than-need-be step to canceling our satellite TV service, I installed MythTV backend and Plex server on an old computer that was sitting around.  I started by installing mythbuntu because I’m already comfortable with using Ubuntu.  MythTV uses the inexpensive … Continue reading

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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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