Ubuntu has a command that enables you to see detailed messages that are output directly by the operating system: the , and Ubuntu's runlevel scripts.
Perhaps kernel modules for devices will not load, for example, or services cannot start for some reason.
In this section, you learn how to examine some of Ubuntu's built-in error logs to help you diagnose any unseen faults.
Thanks to Google, troubleshooting is no longer the slow process it used to be.
You can simply copy and paste error messages into Google and click Find to bring up a whole selection of results similar to the problem you face.
Install the latest version of VMware Tools to enhance the performance of the virtual machine's guest operating system and improve virtual machine management.
When you power on a virtual machine, if a new version of VMware Tools is available, you see a notification in the status bar of the guest operating system.
The guide shows multiple methods in case one way doesn't work for you.
In most cases when you insert a DVD you just have to be a little bit patient whilst the DVD loads.
Some people choose to stick with the chocolate colored background, while others go for a full make over.
In this chapter, we'll take a look at getting up and running with Ubuntu, including a quick tour around the desktop.
You will then see a screen similar to the one shown in this guide.