BOSS Linux Installation manual, Wiki, FAQ section

March 27, 2010

There a step by step installation manual for BOSS Linux here.

While installing the please note that the automatic partitioning method looks for the largest unallocated block of memory and works with it. So use if if you have a large unallocated block of memory on your Hard disk.

While you are there also have a look at the FAQ here.

And the BOSS Linux Wiki here.

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BOSS Linux Support Options

March 27, 2010

CDAC Chennai has a toll free number for BOSS Linux support.

Its  1800 4250 455

Other support options include the BOSS Linux forums here. You could also join the BOSS-Support Google Group here.

You could also try some general forums like www.linuxquestions.org/questions, or www.linuxforums.org/forum/. Bear in mind that these are not BOSS linux’s official forums and as such be sure to specify that BOSS is a Debian based distribution while at these forums. Anant(BOSS Linux version 2) is based on Debian Etch whereas Tejas(BOSS Linux version3/3.1) is based on Debian Lenny.


A very useful blog on Debian/BOSS/Ubuntu

March 27, 2010

Check out Amol Verule’s blog here. Here you’ll find quite a few how-tos on Debian/BOSS/Ubuntu Linux.


Download BOSS Linux or Get it mailed to you for Free(like Ubuntu)!!!

March 27, 2010

You can get BOSS Linux version 3 DVDs for free from any of the BOSS Linux Support Centres.  All you have to do is call them up and request for a DVD. Be sure to specify your complete address, as the DVDs will be sent through courier.

The details of the Support Centres can be found here(click).

Here is a list of phone numbers, for complete address and other details refer to the link above.

Bangalore 080 – 28523300
Hyderabad 040 – 23150115
Kolkata 033 – 23573950
Mohali 0172 – 2237054
Mumbai 022 – 26201488
New Delhi 011 – 24301313
Noida 0120 – 3063344
Thiruvananthapuram 0471 – 2314412

or if you are in a hurry, this post has the links to the BOSS Linux downloads page.