HOW TO: Re-install Grub2

Has it happened to you that you install Windows after you installed Ubuntu and your machine does only boot Windows and doesn’t give any sign of Ubuntu? Or have you installed Ubuntu after you installed Windows and you try to boot and the only screens that appears is a prompt with “grub>” ? Well the answer is just: RE-INSTALL GRUB2 !!! What normally happens, is that there is a conflict between Grub and MBR (Master...

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HOW TO: Install Ubuntu 10.10

First let’s see what do we need: Needs: Ubuntu 10.10 CD How to get it: Follow this tutorial how to get the CD Now that we have all what we need, let us start. The first step is to boot your PC with your CD in your CD-ROM. When the first welcome screen appears, press the “F12” key. Most of the computers work fine with “F12”, but as every rule, there is always an exception. So in case “F12”...

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HOW TO: Make a CD bootable

First of all, what does bootable means? When you are trying to install for example a new OS (Operating System), you need a bootable CD, Diskette, USB Device, etc to run it and install it. What do we need? An OS as .iso file A CD A software that will help us create the Bootable CD Where do we get our needs? The OS as .iso file, we can get several OS in many places. The one we will use is Ubuntu Desktop 10.10, the reason is because next...

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HOW TO: Install TSM Client on Debian/Ubuntu 64bit Server
Nov27

HOW TO: Install TSM Client on Debian/Ubuntu 64bit Server

Few weeks ago, I had the task to install TSM Backup Client, in a Debian 64bit Server. TSM was developed by IBM. With the use of this software you can create schedules for automatic Backups to a central/main Backup Server. Sadly IBM decided not to support Debian and derivatives, so that is how we come to the first problem: It is “impossible” to install TSM in a Debian machine. But with some few tricks, you can install it...

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