Install Fedora 18 on Lenovo Ideapad Z580 laptop

Finally, installed Fedora 18 64 bit on the Lenovo Ideapad Z580 laptop and it works almost perfect. Basically, Fedora 18 support UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface). I tried Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS as suggested on several blog posts first. Did a successful installation, but there were random, unpredictable hangs when booting. All of them listed USB . . . → Read More: Install Fedora 18 on Lenovo Ideapad Z580 laptop

Use Clonezilla to clone a Windows 8 system

Disable SecureBoot in the UEFI Firmware (BIOS) in Lenovo Ideapad Z580 to boot with CloneZilla to save an image of the hard disk. Remember, only Secure Boot should be disabled in the BIOS. You need not change the boot from UEFI to Legacy. When you enter the BIOS, you will find that the option to . . . → Read More: Use Clonezilla to clone a Windows 8 system

Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free

Finally, I got down to save myself the pain of re-installing operating systems if my installation got corrupt. You can do so, by using any disk imaging or cloning tool like Ghost for Linux, Symantec/Norton Ghost or even a free tool like Clonezilla available at http://www.clonezilla.org.

It is free Saves diskspace by compressing the images . . . → Read More: Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free

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