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[25 Aug 2009 | 15 Comments | ]
Linux Mint 7 – Free Open Source Operating System

I wanted to do this for a few months now but I never found a few quiet hours for it… I finally installed Linux Mint 7 on my PC, alongside with Windows XP for now. I gave Ubuntu a try last year but I gave up on it because of the many difficulties with the hardware. What happened with Ubuntu is that I barely made the sound to work after long hours of trying and I just couldn’t make it to properly recognize my wide screen display, never. That’s why, …

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[5 Aug 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
UNetbootin – The First Step Towards Linux

Features Overview

Allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for a variety of Linux distributions
Works both from Windows and Linux
Can also be used to load various system utilities like partition managers or system repair tools.

UNetbootin is a small freeware utility that allows you to create bootable USB drives for a wide range of Linux distributions. I decided to install and test Linux Mint on my PC and I didn’t want to create a bootable CD, it’s much easier and comfortable to use and USB disk for that purpose. Although UNetbootin …