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Linux Mind Mapping and Project Management Software

Linux Mind Mapping and Project Management Software: Just ran into the article on linux.about.com, it’s kind of interesting. http://linux.about.com/od/softorther/fl/Mind-Mapping-with-Freemind.htm And a few project management software projects the article links to: OpenProj, TaskJuggler, Project Open, DeskAway, Wrike, ACE Project … Advertisements

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Chromebook Verified Boot and Recovery

In my previous blog the steps to install a Linux distribution is explained in detail. The major technology behind it, is the Chromium OS design of verified boot and recovery.

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Acer Chromebook Linux Installation

Chrombooks are becoming popular. It makes a decent netbook if installed with a mainstream Linux distribution. The Acer C7 is just a rebranded Aspire One AO756-2461. Because Chromebooks use a special BIOS that can’t boot a normal Linux, a special … Continue reading

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Linux Read-Only Root FS

A few things: A kernel module that supports overlay file-system. A set of user space tools to mount writable FS overlaid on top of the read-only FS. And managing your application that resides on the overlay part of the tree … Continue reading

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Fedora 16 Linux WiFi on HP Mini Netbook

After installing Fedora 16 Linux, the WiFi does not work out of the box. A quick setup can be found at wireless.kernel.org.

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Install Fedora 16 Linux to HP Mini Netbook Without CD

HP Mini comes without a CD drive. Installing without burning a CD would be the best method of installation.

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Repartition HP Laptop to Install Ubuntu or Fedora Linux

Many HP Laptops come with all 4 primary partitions occupied. To install Linux, more partitions must be created in addition to those already used partitions.

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