Using and Configuring Linux

Using and configuring Linux for general use. How to information and tutorials for Linux beginners.

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Mount exFAT USB from Linux

How to mount, access and use an exFAT formatted USB drive from within Linux. Most newer Linux distributions already ship with exFAT FAT64 filesystem support via the FUSE library and related utilities. However, many older Ubuntu based distributions did not. The following solution covers the simple process of enabling exFAT detection from older Ubuntu based …

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Install GRUB2 on USB from Linux

How to Install Grub2 on USB from Linux to make a BIOS an UEFI bootable USB that can boot on all Machines. In the following tutorial, I’ll show you one way of easily installing Grub2 Bootloader to a USB Flash Drive from an up and running Linux Operating Environment. Ubuntu was used to perform all …

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Install GRUB2 on USB from Windows

How to Install Grub2 on USB from Windows. The following covers the process of installing Grub2 on a USB Flash Drive from within Windows. We will be using the grub-install.exe that ships with the grub-for-windows zip file. Upon completion of these bootloader instructions, your USB flash drive should be Grub2 bootable from UEFI or BIOS …

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Installing WINE on Ubuntu

Installing WINE on Ubuntu. This compatibility layer allows Linux users to run Windows executables .exe files in Linux. The acronym is actually “WINE is Not an Emulator”, because it isn’t. But we will get to that later. This software is not included in default Ubuntu installs. However, it is available directly from official repositories. In …

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What is Persistent Linux

Persistent Linux – What is it? After looking through some of the tutorials offered on Pendrivelinux.com, you may be wondering what Persistent Linux means. So in the following segment, I will cover my understanding of persistence in relation to Linux, data storage and recovery. In addition, I will try to explain some of the limitations …

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