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Learning how Linux boots up is critical. When you have this information you can use it to alter the type of login screen you get as well as which programs start up. Read on for the details.
You might remember when you installed Linux that the installation process prompted you for a list of partitions and the sizes of each in which your filesystems would be placed.
When allocating disk space for the partitions, the first sector, or data unit, for each partition is always ...