Thursday, May 6, 2010

Check disc for defects in Ubuntu 10.04

The makers of Ubuntu have decided to cleverly hide their text boot menu when you boot from a Live CD in Ubuntu 10.04. Here is a video that I've made that shows you how to access the text menu and its memory testing and disk integrity check functions:

For those that don't want to watch the video, the secret is to press a space bar when you see the graphic logo at boot time.