Jul 132014
 

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Sometimes it’s useful to know which components you are using on a GNU/Linux computer or server, you can go with the long way, taking a look at the boot message for all the hardware discovered, use some terminal commands such as lsusb,lspci or lshw or some graphical tools such as hardinfo (my favourite graphical tool) or Inex/CPU-G.

But I’ve discovered on my Linux Mint, that, by default, I’ve now a new option: inxi

inxi it’s a full featured system information script wrote in bash, that easily will show on a terminal all the info of your system.

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Mar 172012
 

After the last article of Dropbox I thought it was useful to show how you can use Dropbox also on a server without a GUI, this useful article by David Feinberg was published on http://ubuntuservergui.com/

This post will help you install the Linux Dropbox client on your headless Ubuntu Server and link it up to your Dropbox account. Unlike the process of mounting an S3 bucket we looked at before the Dropbox approach is a much better solution for sharing files. If you’re a daily Dropbox user you’ll quickly get hooked on the convenience of having your servers in the same file sharing loop as all your other Dropbox connected devices!
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Jun 142011
 

sudoI think that sudo is become a wide used command with Ubuntu, where you don’t even have a root password, before that probably it was used only in some data-centers to restrict access to some commands.

sudo allows a permitted user to execute a command as the superuser or another user, as specified in the sudoers file.

In this article I will show some uses a little less common for this command, for a general description of the command you could read the page about sudo on wikipedia

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