With multicore CPUs it’s easy for newbies to get confused when faced with questions like; 1. How many physical CPUs does the server have? 2. How many cores on each CPU? Duo/Quad In Linux it’s actually quite easy to get this info. You could go through the /var/log/dmesg file or the /proc/cpuinfo file. For this […]
Dropbox is my favorite online storage solution. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 8.10 Interpid 1. Add the Dropbox repository for Ubuntu package source file. I use /etc/apt/source.list.d/dropbox.list file. deb http://linux.getdropbox.com/ubuntu intrepid main deb-src http://linux.getdropbox.com/ubuntu intrepid main Either manually add the lines above to the /etc/apt/source.list.d/dropbox.list file or run the commands below to do […]
Full Circle Magazine Issue 20 is out. Read it online or download it here. What’s covered in this edition; Command and Conquer – The Daunting Terminal. How-To : Program in C – Part 4, Web Development – Part 1, Backup & Sync Your Music. My Story – Making Money With FOSS Book Review – Ubuntu […]
Slapped openSUSE 11.1 into VirtualBox. Here are the install screenshots. For full size images go to my flickr. Update: My primary desktop is now back to openSUSE once again. I’m spoiled for choice with Linux!
Woo Hoo openSUSE 11.1’s out!! Grab it here What’s new? Brand new license GNOME 2.24.1 KDE 4.1.3 KDE 3.5.10 OpenOffice.org 3.0 – Support for ODF 1.2, better Excel integration, Linux 184.108.40.206 – Improved YaST – new printer module, new partitioner module, new security module See full new features list. openSUSE is available for download in […]