Archive for the ‘System Administration’ Category

First Looks: Frenzy 1.0

July 3rd, 2006 Comments off

GParted LiveCD 0.2.5-1 A Must Have Disc!

June 18th, 2006 1 comment

ReviewLinux.Com reviews GParted LiveCD 0.2.5-1. Lots of screenshots to go with the review.

GParted 0.2.5 Screenshots

May 24th, 2006 Comments off

A quick look at the GParted LiveCD

May 18th, 2006 Comments off reviews the extremely useful GParted LiveCD.

Need a way to resize NTFS partitions, mirror disk images, or otherwise muck about with disk partitions — and don’t want to use a proprietary package like Partition Magic? If so, the GNOME Partition Editor (GParted) is an excellent open source tool for the task. The GParted team released the GParted live CD version 0.2.4-2 this month, so I decided it was a good time to take GParted for a spin.

MultiLinux Live DVD

April 3rd, 2006 2 comments

DistroWatch Weekly reports on one of the first (the first?) release of a premade LiveDVD which includes multiple Linux LiveCDs. Included on the 4+ GB ISO download is Knoppix, Ubuntu Dapper, Livux, PCLinuxOS, SimplyMEPIS, SystemRescueCD, Puppy Linux, Elive, and Damn Small Linux.

Knoppix Hacks: Scan for Viruses

March 28th, 2006 3 comments

As seen on Digg, O’Reilly has posted a hack from their Knoppix Hacks book showing how to use a Knoppix CD to scan a Windows machine for viruses.

Create a custom LiveDVD that boots multiple LiveCDs!

March 13th, 2006 1 comment

DistroWatch Weekly introduces us to a Spanish language website detailing the steps (with screenshots) of creating a LiveDVD capable of booting multiple LiveCDs. It’s in the third paragraph down.

All you need to do is to download the ISO images of those distributions that you’d like to have on the live DVD, place them into correct directories, set up GRUB’s menu.lst, and execute a script.

GParted LiveCD

January 23rd, 2006 Comments off

GParted’s 33 MB LiveCD whose only purpose is partitioning is now at versoin 0.1. This makes a nice business card sized utility CD.