Find hardware info with lshw, hardinfo, sysinfo Linux/Unix commands

This is our thrid post on finding different hardware devices information attached to a system. Already covered topics are Get BIOS, Firmware, Hardware And Drivers Details in Linux/Unix What is dmesg command and how to use it in Linux/Unix? In this post we will see other commands which will give you complete picture of your(…)

How to install OpenSUSE Linux OS 12.1?

This is our post on installing OpenSUSE OS, which is part of our ongoing Linux OS installation series. We already covered below Linux OS installations. How to install Fedora Linux 17? How to install Ubuntu 12.10 Linux? How to install Linux Cent OS 6(Community Enterprise Linux OS)? How to install Redhat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 6 OS? How to(…)

How to install Linux Mint 13 OS?

This is our fifth post on installing Linux OS. In this post we will see how to install Linux Mint 13 OS on your system. We already covered below Linux OS installation as of now. How to install Fedora Linux 17? How to install Ubuntu 12.10 Linux? How to install Linux Cent OS 6(Community Enterprise(…)

How to install Ubuntu 12.10 Linux?

This is our third post on installing different Linux operating systems. Ubuntu is one of the best desktop Linux operating systems available in market. About Ubuntu: Ubunut came into existence to push open source softwares to normal users. It started distributing free CD to any place in the world. I ordered some 50+ CD’s in 2006 to(…)

How Copying of files to remote servers in Linux works(a Tricky concept)?

Q. Is copying(from one server to another) a data of 1MB in size file is same as copying of multiple files whose size is 1MB when added up? This is a tricky question asked in of the interview which I have attended recently. Initially I thought both the things will happen at same speed. But(…)

Feb 2013 updates from linuxnix.com

Here are last month updates from linuxnix.com The Linux Juggernaut updates (http://www.linuxnix.com) What is KVM virtualization in Linux? Check if a machine runs on 64 bit or 32 bit Processor/Linux OS? KVM Virtualization: Find Hardware support KVM/VMware ESXi or not? KVM virtualization: Install KVM hypervisor in Ubuntu/Debian Linux? KVM virtualization: Install KVM hypervisor in Redhat/CentOS/Fedora(…)

KVM: Start/stop/save/restart guest VM’s in Hypervisor?

In this post we will see how to manage guest Virtual Machine through GUI and as well as CLI. KVM have good tools and commands to manage VM’s effectively. For managing VM though GUI we have to use virt-manager tool and through CLI we have to depend on virsh command. Already covered topics in this(…)

Linux Directory Structure explained: /boot folder

Linux /boot folder This is the first post on our series of Linux Directory structure posts. From today onwords we will deep dive you in some of the important directories in Linux. Knowing about these directories a Linux user will know what each directory meant for. Lets start with alphabetical order. Our first Directory is(…)

How to mount ISO image files in Linux?

Mounting iso images is a bit tricky one step procedure to access image file content. There are hardware files called loop devices which are located in /dev/. These loop hardware files are used to mount already formated files such as ISO, IMG, NRG files for local access. They range from loop0 to loop7. So in(…)

7 Linux read command examples for Shell scripting

The read command is useful in scripts when reading or asking an input from user. This read command is used when the script want to interact with user for his inputs to contunue the script. read command syntax read VARIABLE Example1: Read a value from user input. read VAR1 To display this value we have to(…)