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Don't like Windows 8's new interface ? Sick of Ubuntu Unity and the new ads that come along with it ? Maybe it's time to create your own, ideal operating system with just the features you want. Arch Linux can make it happen: it lets you build your own personal, killer Linux distro from the ground up. If this article looks familiar, it's because we've posted it before! However, Arch recently changed its installation process quite a bit, making our old guide outdated.
This post was written regarding Ubuntu 8.10, Intrepid Ibex. This isn’t the first time I’ve encountered hinting; I’ve seen it before in GIMP , even when I was using it in Windows, this font rendering option that was inexplicably on by default, and resulted in horrible kerning and misshapen letterforms. I don’t claim to know a lot about the technicalities of hinting, but everything I do understand about it agrees that it is meant to improve the shapes of letters. If this is the case, somebody is doing something very, very wrong.
BIOS: The Basic Input/Output System is the lowest level interface between the computer and peripherals. The BIOS performs integrity checks on memory and seeks instructions on the Master Boor Record (MBR) on the floppy drive or hard drive. The MBR points to the boot loader (GRUB or LILO: Linux boot loader). Boot loader (GRUB or LILO) will then ask for the OS label which will identify which kernel to run and where it is located (hard drive and partition specified).
From Ext4 Getting Started How do I get started using ext4? Please see the Ext4 Howto page for information on getting started using ext4.
Instead of using that rewritable CD/DVD for the 25th time just to burn an installation CD of some Windows software that you are trying to install into your WINE system you can just simply mount that ISO image file and use it off of your hard drive. It's not even that hard, just a few command lines in your favorite shell. # mount -o loop noNeedForBurning.iso /mnt/cdrom And now you can read the contents of the ISO file by listing the /mnt/cdrom directory.
From Gentoo Linux Wiki The Asus Eee PC is the first in a new generation of subnotebooks. The current models feature 2, 4 or 8GB of flash storage, 512MB or 1GB of RAM, wireless and wired networking, external video connector, sound and 3 USB ports. It has been confirmed to work with linux 2.6.28-rc9 and 2.6.27-rc8, although toggle of wifi causes a kernel panic in both. Note: (02/JAN/2008) The 701SD has a different wifi card and requires the rtl8187se driver available at array.org .
Most of this information is from the Arch Forum . You can also find a lot of helpful information from the EEEUser Forum . Before You Begin Choosing Your Installation Media The Eee PC does not have an optical drive installed on the machine.