Dear unximen reader, In this tutorial I will show you how to install kernel 3.13.1 in your Ubuntu 32 bit machine. According to the offficial announcement all users of the 3.13 kernel series must upgrade. The changelog: - staging: comedi: fix result of memdup_user for user chanlist. - GFS2: Increase i_writecount during gfs2_setattr_chown. - ALSA: […]
This is written targeting users who might want to try Linux. But also with some facts that Linux users should be aware and feel proud of. Bored to read long stories? Navigate to the final part “To compile it all”. Why I can’t live without Linux? Well I am biased and I have my own […]
Linux Con is an event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform. Who Attends? Developers – Software Developers, Programmers, Core Maintainers and Linux IT Professionals Operations – IT Operations Experts, System Administrators and […]
786Posted September 23, 2013 by oltjano terpollari
This short tutorial is intended to help newbies who don’t know how to find out the Linux distribution name, version and kernel details via command line. Method 1 – Finding Distribution & Version Details Command: cat /etc/*-release Sample Output On CentOS 6.4: CentOS release 6.4 (Final) Sample Output On Ubuntu 13.04: DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=13.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=raring DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu […]
If you have difficulties starting your virtual machines under OpenSUSE 12.3, we will show how hou can solve the issue. This is the normal way to install Oracle VM VirtualBox on a OpenSUSE 12.3 system using Zypper (as root): # zypper in virtualbox Everything will work initially, but after some updates it might reach a […]
We have not really seen any large changes or updates in the Linux kernel for quite some time. This is actually a good thing as it shows that Linux has become a strong, robust and mature kernel. Development of the kernel progresses fast these days. And there is always plenty going on in the background. […]
Android is overwhelming. Its spreading and taking over its competitors. According to recent reports Android is poised to claim the crown from Apple in the tablet space. For the readers who don’t know, Android is actually Linux-kernel based operating system for mobile devices! That is Android integrates Linux kernel at the bottom of its software […]
If someone asked me “What is your favorite part of the Linux operating system?”, I would have to say the Linux kernel itself. And it’s much the same for Unix too. Having that source code of the kernel loaded up in Emacs ready
If you’re a bog standard Linux user who never even looks at kernel.org and just accepts whatever kernel your Linux distribution pushes down the repositories, that’s ok. You can probably ignore this news.
No rhyme or reason, just wanted a change says Linus Torvalds when commiting the next version of the Linux kernel from 2.6.40 directly to Linux 3.0. This is great news in a way as the 2.6 seemed an infinite series, which never was going to end.