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WxFixBoot v3.0.2

This is a minor new release that fixes various issues and adds full support for NVME drives. I recommend you upgrade existing installs to this new version.

A blog post is available at https://www.hamishmb.com/blog containing all the juicy details about this new release.

NOTE for Linux users:

GetDevInfo needs to be installed before you can install this - head over to https://www.hamishmb.com/html/downloads.php?program_name=getdevinfo or https://launchpad.net/getdevinfo/ to download it first.

Please install the Python 3 version.

An alternate way to make this easier for Ubuntu users is to add my PPA to your system (see https://launchpad.net/~hamishmb/+archive/ubuntu/myppa).

You can also download WxFixBoot from https://www.hamishmb.com/html/downloads.php?program_name=wxfixboot

Notes for Fedora users:

* When modifying a GRUB-EFI Fedora system from a live disk, or another operating system, you need to have booted in EFI mode.

* After modifying the bootloader for Fedora from a live disk or another operating system, you may need to run "sudo ldconfig" in the terminal for networking to work following a reboot.

These are issues that I am working on, and I aim to fix them in the next release.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

*** Deprecations: ***
- Installing LILO is not supported on Ubuntu 19.10 and higher.
- This is the last release that supports the LILO bootloader.
- This is the last release that supports the old YUM package manager on Fedora and derivatives. From the next release onwards, DNF will be required.

*** No longer supported ***
- Python 2 is no longer supported.

UPDATE 29/4/2020: This package has been confirmed to work with Fedora 32.

Download Files

Icon Description Download No. Of Downloads
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo WxFixBoot v3.0.2 For Fedora 31 or Higher
(checksum & signature)
6
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo WxFixBoot v3.0.2 For Ubuntu 16.04 and Higher
(checksum & signature)
16
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo WxFixBoot v3.0.2 For Parted Magic
(checksum & signature)
15
Copyleft Ubuntu Logo WxFixBoot v3.0.2 For Other Linux Distributions
(checksum & signature)
6
Total 43

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