l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2009 Dec 27 10:53

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] grub boot recovery image
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] grub boot recovery image

The Dell Ubuntu PCs come with a recovery partition - with an Ubuntu  
image. :)


On Dec 23, 2009, at 21:44, Jim <evesautomotive@wavecable.com> wrote:

> Greetings:
> My boss had a laptop that would not boot into vista because of a  
> virus.
> I was about to pop in a live cd but found that this 'dell' laptop gave
> me an option for recovery.  It let me rewrite the hard drive with an
> image that was fresh from factory i.e. day 1 configuration.  My boss
> didn't have anything important so I did just that and it worked like a
> charm.
> Intrigued with this I was wondering if this can be done with linux.
> Lets say that I built a pc w/ oh I don't know, ubuntu, and I wanted to
> have the same setup as my bosses pc had.  Can this be done and be as
> user friendly with linux?  Could I somehow make grub boot into some  
> sort
> of gui script that can have a presaved image file of a fresh install  
> on
> that pc?  Mind you this should be simple to use for the masses out  
> there
> that aren't computer savy, like me :)
> I know quite a bit about cars, I know very little about computers.
> Jim
> _______________________________________________
> vox-tech mailing list
> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
vox-tech mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.