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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Recovering GRUB2 in Ubuntu 10.10

GRUB is the boot-loader (the software that starts or boots the computer to action when it starts up) used on Ubuntu and various other systems. The latest edition of GRUB is GRUB2. It features better maintainability and automation than it's predecessor. However, some people find GRUB Legacy to be easier to use.

Comparisons apart, GRUB2 can be reinstalled to the computer after it has been removed or deleted by this process:


Thursday, February 3, 2011

Fedora and Open Source Event at GCECT, Kolkata

A Fedora and Open Source Event was held at my college (Govt. College of Engg. and Ceramic Tech.) on 2nd February, 2010. I was really excited to meet FOSS experts. However my experience consisted of  a mixed bag of pluses and minuses.

The event was attended by A. Mani,  Abhisekh JhaIndranil Das Gupta, Jayanta NathProshun Prodhan, Stephanie Das Gupta among others. More details about the event can be found here.