Fix for Ubuntu (and other suitable OS) hanging during boot with nVidia GeForce FX 5200 (and other suitable cards)

This is one problem that has affected me the most in my history of Linux usage, so far. Imagine, for two full years I just din’t know that the solution to this problem is so simple. Too late of me to find out. Anyway, better late than never. So the problem is, with my graphics…

openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 8 And Release Candidates(RC) add boot from USB flash disk option, here’s how to use it

Howdy folks! Been a *loong* time since I last posted isn’t it? Just been busy with work & travel (won’t bore you with the details, just check my personal blog). I’ve been looking forward to the upcoming openSUSE 11.2 version ( it’s no secret that I’m a fan of openSUSE), but the main problem for…

Mono 2.0 Live CD is available for Download

The second version of Mono, the Open Source implemention of .NET was released earlier this week. Close on the heels of this release, the folks at openSUSE have spun-off a LiveCD consisting of Mono 2.0, MonoDevelop 1.0, Banshee 1.2.1, F-Spot 0.5.0.1, GNOME Do 0.6.0, Tomboy 0.12.0,Tasque 0.1.6, Various ASP.NET Applications, Mono Debugger, and more. So if you want to dabble into Mono 2.0 without having…

Fedora 9 Released

It’s the season of Linux distribution releases! Ubuntu was released about 3 weeks ago, and now it’s time for Fedora 9, aka “Sulphur”. So What’s new? PackageKit Much Like Ubuntu’s Add/Remove Programs, Fedora gets a similar one, known as “PacakgeKit”.PackageKit is a cross-distribution package management solution that has a complete yum backend. It has been…