When for some reason our distro fails to auto install our wireless network card, we first need to identity its chipset, so open up a terminal and type: lspci | egrep -i –color ‘wifi|wlan|wireless’
I’ve always struggled a bit with dd, specially because it doesn’t have a progress bar… I know that there are ways to do it but honestly… I really prefer a GUI for this one
Did you ever come across a long and/or complex terminal command? And you wished you knew what you are doing instead of a simple copy paste?
Inspired by my last post, but somehow messed up your sudoers file? Don’t be afraid there’s a solution
I’m using Unetbootin all the time to write ISOs to my USB Pen drive, and having to enter root password all the time irritates me…
Yesterday, while my Dropbox was updating, it created hundreds of “conflicted files” scatterred around many directories, so I turned to the command line to search them and delete them all at once find . -type f -name “*confli*” -exec rm … Continued
Today I bring you Peppermint OS 4! This is a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS based OS with LXDE desktop environement. It runs on only 120Mbs of RAM and it’s lightning fast!
LinSSID by wseverin is a very usefull graphical wireless scanner. Among other things it’s very usefull to see if there’s any wireless networks channels interfering with ours.
Continuing my HDD saga, I’ve found a very useful program to read S.M.A.R.T. values. It’s GSmartControl by Alexander Shaduri.