How To View Kernel Messages In Linux In Real Time

How To View Kernel Messages In Linux In Real Time
surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); Here’s how to view kernel messages in Linux in real time: 1. Issue the following command at the terminal – sudo watch “dmesg | tail -20”2. Enter the user password when prompted. The above command will display the latest 20 lines of the kernel messages in real time. This is very useful in troubleshooting hardware...

Quickly View Directory Structure Through Terminal In Linux Mint/Ubuntu

Listing file permissions and user id when using Tree
Having a lot of folders and subfolders within them can make it somewhat messy to manage them. Tree is a useful Linux tool that shows the entire directory/folder  structure in an easy to read tree like form using a nicely colored output all through the Linux Terminal. To install it : Open Terminal in Linux Mint / Ubuntu and type : sudo apt-get install tree After it is installed, type either “tree”...

Free Debian Administrator’s Handbook Released

Free Debian Administrator’s Handbook Released
Two Debian developers Raphaël Hertzog and Roland Mas have announced the release of ‘The Debian Administrator’s Handbook’. The book is an English translation of their best selling French book ‘Cahier de l’admin Debian’. It took them 5 months of hard work to translate the book to English.The 495 page book teaches basics of Debian administration like Debian Installation,...

How To Install And Use PowerPoint Viewer In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ‘Precise Pangolin’

How To Install And Use PowerPoint Viewer In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ‘Precise Pangolin’
Although LibreOffice opens most of the files created by Microsoft Office, you may find yourself in situation where you need to open a presentation created in Microsoft Office but LibreOffice is unable to open it. Here’s how you can install and use PowerPoint viewer in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ‘Precise Pangolin’ to get around this problem: 1. Issue the following command at the terminal and...

Quickly Find Out DNS Server IP Addresses From Linux Mint / Ubuntu Command Line

Listing DNS servers IP addresses from Linux command line
It is useful to know what DNS server IP addresses are being used by the system for troubleshooting as well as for reference. Here is how to quickly get this information using the Linux Mint/Ubuntu terminal : Open Terminal and type : cat /etc/resolv.confThis will display the IP addresses of DNS servers that are being used. What the above command does is really just list the contents of a file named...

Mousepad : A Lightweight Text Editor For Fedora Linux

Mousepad text editor for Fedora Linux
Mousepad is a lightweight and minimal text editor available for Fedora Linux. Here is how to install it in Fedora : 1. Open Terminal and type : sudo yum install mousepad.i6862. Let the installation complete. It will now show up in Applications > Accessories or simply search for it from “Activities”.Happy text editing.