How To Quickly Find Out Which Linux Distribution Is Running

cat /etc/issue - find out which Linux distribution is running
Here’s how to quickly find out which Linux distribution is running: 1. Issue the following command at the terminal – cat /etc/issue The above command will show you the the version of the Linux distribution which is running. This is very useful for people who administer large number of Linux systems in a mixed environment.  

How To Kill Hung Process / Program In Linux

Here’s how to kill a hung process/program in Linux: 1. Issue the following command at the terminal to view a list of running processes – top Now, make a note of the PID for the process you want to kill. For example, we want to kill the ‘Firefox Browser’ which has got hung. The PID for firefox in the above scenario is 2124. Press ‘Ctrl‘ + ‘C‘ keys to...

Midori : A Lightweight Browser For Linux Mint / Ubuntu

If you are looking for an additional browser besides already using Mozilla Firefox, Opera or other popular ones then Midori is the one to have. It is an extremely lightweight, no-frills browser that does one thing very well which is to display web pages very quickly given the minimalistic design. To install it : 1. Open Terminal and type the following : sudo apt-get install midori 2. Once installation...