Edit GRUB 2 Menus

Written on January 6, 2013 – 8:14 am | by jcannonsr |

GRUB Customizer, the program that lets you configure your boot menu (GRUB2 & Burg)   http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/09/grub-customizer-3-0-released-install-it-in-ubuntu-12-04/

Picture Slide Show – Free and Easy

Written on January 1, 2013 – 5:15 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.photofilmstrip.org PhotoFilmStrip creates movies out of your pictures in just 3 steps. First select your photos, customize the motion path and render the video. There are several output possibilities for VCD, SVCD, DVD up to FULL-HD. The effect of the slideshow is known as “Ken Burns”. Comments of the pictures are generated into a subtitle […]

Mount Drives Automatically in ubuntu

Written on December 20, 2012 – 9:00 pm | by jcannonsr |

Need to have your drives mount automatically when ubuntu starts try PySDM from the software center. http://pysdm.sourceforge.net/ PySDM is a Storage Device Manager that allows full customization of hard disk mountpoints without manually access to fstab. It also allows the creation of udev rules for dynamic configuration of storage devices

Use ubuntu Live CD as a ssh Server

Written on December 20, 2012 – 8:36 am | by jcannonsr |

My need was to have a ssh server for Clonezilla to access in a lab to pull an image. Here is what I used to setup that server using one of the lab machines. From: http://wiredrevolution.com/ubuntu/how-to-ssh-into-ubuntu-livecd In the terminal install the ssh server on your LiveCD system.

Lots of Free Tools

Written on December 20, 2012 – 8:26 am | by jcannonsr |

Great Set of Free Tool Articles 13 Antivirus Rescue CDs Software Compared in Search For the Best Rescue Disk http://www.raymond.cc/blog/13-antivirus-rescue-cds-software-compared-in-search-for-the-best-rescue-disk/ Comprehensive List of FREE Anti-Virus 2013 http://www.raymond.cc/blog/comprehensive-list-of-free-anti-virus/ Top 10 FREE Data Recovery Software http://www.raymond.cc/blog/top-10-free-data-recovery-software/ 10 Free Software to Mount CD or DVD ISO Image File as Virtual Drives http://www.raymond.cc/blog/10-free-software-to-mount-cd-or-dvd-iso-image-file-as-virtual-drives/ 8 Free Tools to Find What […]

Free Virus Removal Tool

Written on December 5, 2012 – 7:37 pm | by jcannonsr |

https://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 is designed to scan and disinfect x86 and x64-compatible computers that have been infected. The application should be used when the infection is so severe that it is impossible to disinfect the computer using anti-virus applications or malware removal utilities (such as Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool) running under the operating system. Runs on a […]

Batch Process Photos

Written on November 27, 2012 – 8:27 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://photobatch.stani.be/download/index.html Phatch is a simple to use cross-platform GUI Photo Batch Processor which handles all popular image formats and can duplicate (sub)folder hierarchies. Phatch can batch resize, rotate, apply perspective, shadows, rounded corners, … and more in minutes instead of hours or days if you do it manually. Phatch allows you to use EXIF and […]

Test a Site from Outside

Written on November 14, 2012 – 8:37 am | by jcannonsr |

http://tools.pingdom.com Pingdom offers cost-effective and reliable server, network and website monitoring. We use a global network of servers to monitor our customers’ sites 24/7, all year long. The service includes statistics for uptime and response time, and can send out alerts via SMS and email.

Created USB Sticks that Boot

Written on September 24, 2012 – 4:58 pm | by jcannonsr |

UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for your iso files such as for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. You can either let UNetbootin download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box for you, or supply your own Linux […]

Rescue Your PC – Windows and Linux

Written on September 11, 2012 – 3:43 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://trinityhome.org Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.4 it has an easy to use scrollable text menu that allows anyone who masters a keyboard and some English to perform […]