There are many tools that are built to get information about hardware components and one of them is the hwinfo command-line linux utility. It is used to probe the system for the present hardware and can also generate a system overview log which can be later used for different purposes such as support. I find […]
Dear Linux geeks, Sometimes you need to find information about your CPU on your Linux machine and there are many ways to do it. So in this tutorial I will teach you how to find details about your CPU such as processor, architecture, vendor name and many others that are very useful to you. I […]
Whatever you may think about Macs and OS X, Apple hardware is very nice. Take the 5 year-old iMac (2008 model) with 24″ LED screen – a bit slow now for Mountain Lion but nevertheless the screen is vibrant, all the hardware is in one box with a 2.8ghz dual core CPU, camera, speakers, DVD, […]
We all at some point in time we all format our USB drives. The question I would like to ask is how do you do it? Is it from GUI or terminal? I see formatting USB drives from the terminal very handy. Today I am going to show you how to format USB drives using the […]
TLP is an advanced power management tool for Linux that gives the settings and tweaks to enhance your existing power management automatically without the need to know every technical details. It is purely a command-line tool and doesn’t have a GUI. It should work on almost all laptops. TLP does not replace the existing power […]
The Raspberry Pi is a great device with many possibilities and one such great use is as a NAS server for your LAN. The Raspberry Pi by itself is limited by the space it can offer so you will need to add a USB SATA storage device like the Thermaltake BlacX attached to the Pi […]
Enough with Ubuntu craziness around these days, so I think it’s time to say something different about other distros. My favorite second distribution is Fedora, and that’s this article is all about. In a matter of fact it is a complete tutorial that guides you step-by-step how to install your proprietary drivers, either nVIDIA or […]
Many users when they wished to upgrade their Ubuntu 12.04 up to 12.10, they encountered a problem concerning their graphics. This problem appeared only to AMD Radeon GPU users and especially to those who had Radeon HD 4000, HD 3000 or HD 2000 graphics card.