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Five tips for a more efficient Linux desktop | Five Tips | TechRepublic.com
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathya
1: The pager I am always shocked at how few people actually use the Linux pager. It’s been around forever and has always served the same functionality β€” it offers the user multiple desktops to keep the desktop better organized. I employ the pager like this: With four workspaces, I dedicate each workspace to a different use. My layout looks like this: Desktop 1 is for networking tools.

Fixing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala boot drops to grub shell without showing boot options
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Bharath
I had this problem with a wubi install. Ubuntu would highly pester me and drop to command shell (that of grub) without showing the boot options (Why and who knows??). I every time will have to boot by manually entering boot options (really painful).Β So I did this. I entered the boot command of the “recovery console” manually by finding it out from grub.cfg through the Live CD. After getting to the repair option I selected the option “Update GRUB”.