Ubuntu 10.10 makes use of the Grub2 which is considered to be the default boot loader for Ubuntu 10.10. Grub2 is the latest upgraded version compared to the previous Grub version. The new version comes with a lot of increased performance and substantial improvements. The normal functions that Grub takes care of are the transfer of user inputs to the operating system kernel and also the representation of the menu. The software is provided for free.
The simplest way to edit grub menu listing in Ubuntu 10.10 is by changing the default operating system that your system makes use of to load is done with the help of the most advanced ‘Start-Up Manager’. In this option you will have to select the option titled “Default Operating system”. Now the default operating system has to be modified in Ubuntu 10.10 by following a number of steps.
It is official that Grub2 is the official default boot loader for Ubuntu 10.04. The new version of grub comes with increased flexibility as well as improved performance too. The software is available for free downloading. The advantages of the current version of grub include new themes as well as the implementation of the menu customizations. The file structures have also been renewed.
Grub error 17 is a situation in which the Grub is not able to recognize the type of the system file that it has to upload. Grub error 17 mainly denotes its incapability to mount the selected partition. Grub error 17 happens when the file system cannot be recognized by the Grub even though the partition exists. It is supposed to be one of the most common errors that happen at the time of using the Grub Boot Loader. The main problem is the complexity that happens in the partition table disk order.
GRUB2 is the upgraded version of its previous version called GRUB which stands for Grand Unified Boot loader. GRUB2 is the default grub version in Ubuntu 10.10 and it is still the default one in the latest version Ubuntu 12.04. It comes as free software which has the capability to provide increased performance and flexibility compared to the previous versions.
Grub2 has been the official manager for the Ubuntu 10.04 and also it has been undertaking the role of a default boot loader. The control of the operating system kernel is automatically transferred with the help of Grub2. It enables the menu presentation and unconditionally stays for a response from the user’s input. The Grub2 software is provided for free keeping in mind that the demand for the Ubuntu operating system is steadily increasing. Grub2 to start with is itself a completely updated version of the earlier Grub. Grub2 comes with a lot more features that include increased flexibility and performance.
Grub2 is the default boot loader as well as the one that has been officially assigned for the management functions. It enhances the automatic control of the kernels in the Linux operating system. The software comes free of cost and it is especially designed for the Ubuntu operating system which includes Ubuntu 10.10. It is known nowadays for its improved performance compared to the earlier version of Grub. Some of the significant improvements include the implementation of graphical boot menu and scripting support. Universal support is also provided in the latest version of the Grub known as Grub2.
Gaming in Linux is still in its infancy when compared to Windows although that gap is closing as Linux games start to emerge and the popularity of Linux itself gathers momentum. You can choose the middle path of running your favourite Windows games in Linux by using wine or go native. There are a decent collection of RTS games in Linux. Some of the games have been around for a while others like 0 AD have been relative necomers to the area. Have a look at some of the best (IOO) RTS Games that run natively in Linux
Yesterday, on the 28th of September The Document Foundation(TDF) completed a year since its inception. The growth rate demonstrated by its flagship project - Libre Office is simply astounding. With over 25 million users worldwide and a total number of 7.5 million downloads since its first release in 25th January 2011 Libre Office is well on its way to reach the target of 200 million users pretty soon.
Mozilla has just released Firefox 7 following their new strategy of speeding up the release cycles to match with the competition. With this release it hopes to improve memory management issues that plagued its predecessors. Meanwhile a bogus website has sprung up on the web and started appearing on Google search results trying to cash in on the euphoria surrounding the new release.
Ever since the dawn of 64 Bit technology in computers people wanted everything to be 64 Bit. It was proven that a 64 Bit system would create fewer bottlenecks and deliver better performance than a 32 Bit variant. Adobe has realised this problem faced by browsers and began developing a plug-in for its Flash player. They have come out with the solution in the correct time and released the first Beta version of the Flash 11. The Beta version incorporates major upgrades in configurations and support for the widely acclaimed and feature rich media browser plug-in.
Even though most games wont run natively on Ubuntu there is still a sizeable number that runs flawlessly on it thanks to the almighty Wine. The Wine app database lists a few games that run flawlessly on Ubuntu or any other Linux distribution for that matter and assigns a rating for them based on precious metals.
The tremendous potential for online music portability and sharing has resulted in several software giants coming out with musical applications for web based music storage and sharing. And the best part is that they do not charge you for using these services. The biggest of such services available today is of course Google Music or Music Beta as it is officially known is now available to Ubuntu users.
Almost every single one of you who has a desktop computer or a laptop or even a Netbook might have seen at least one movie in their computer for sure. And many of you might have seen the movie with its subtitle. Everyone prefers to make use of the subtitles available with a movie file because it is often very difficult to follow fast paced dialogues and we will definitely have to rely on a lot on the subtitle to understand the movie completely. But many a time you don’t either get the subtitle along with the movie file you download or the available file does not sync properly with the movie file.
If you have been using computers for a while now say around 40 years or more then you must have probably started you first lessons in computing on the Commodore 64 computer. Many modern day children and engineers won’t probably know what the Commodore 64 is. It is nothing but the old Keyboard computer which you might have now seen in old movies or preferably in museums or old government offices.
The Commodore 64 was the Undisputed King of computers in the 1980’s and it virtually swept competition apart. But when IBM entered the scene with the IBM PC, sales of the King naturally got disrupted. It was soon loosing foothold in the market. Then gradually the company stopped production and withdrew the Commodore 64 from the market. Very soon the Commodore disappeared.
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