Personalise your GRUB Boot Menu with a Custom Image

If you dual (or triple, or more) boot your machine, i.e. you have many different operating systems you choose between at startup, you might have to use your bootloader fairly frequently.

GRUB is a very functional boot loader and can do the job in most cases. But its default text-based view is a little visually unattractive, is it not?

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to put ...

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Fotowall - Make Wallpaper Collages from your Photos

Peter walks you through how to use Fotowall - an interesting application that allows you to quickly make collages from your photos. These collages can then be used as a desktop background.

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Nohup - Run a Command Even Once your Shell is Closed

Remote server - source http://www.sxc.hu/photo/869240

Oftentimes you'll be in a situation where you want to run a command on a remote machine that will take a long time to complete, but you want to be able to issue the command and then log off and have that command run in the background.

There are many ways you could achieve this, perhaps by using cron or at to schedule the command to run right away ...

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