HARDWARE

This category includes topics covering the installation of hardware components, command line tools to fetch hardware information, troubleshooting issues and lots more.

How to Remind Unplug a Charging Laptop on Arch Linux

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You are always worried about over-charging your laptop when too busy on projects that you can't keep checking battery percentage?. It is always recommended to keep battery power between 40% and 80% to prolong its lifespan. There is no sure solution available to help [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:34 am

How to Install and Use TLP on Linux Laptop

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Squeezing in a few hours in your Linux PC battery life may be what it takes to hit that deadline and submit your project or assignment on time. And that is where TLP comes in. TLP is a power management [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

GSmartControl - A GUI Tool to Check HDD/SSD Health on Linux

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GSmartControl is a GUI alternative for smartctl, a tool for controlling SMART data on hard disk drives and solid state drives. With this software, you can check the SMART data in order to determine its health. It also allows you [...]

Ivo Ursino 9:13 am

How to Develop and Control of Arduino Systems on Linux

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Today we are going to learn how to install Arduino IDE on Linux, some of basic features to help you get started, build and upload you programs to the Arduino board, create a basic unix-like command interface based on Arduino's [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:00 am

How To Monitor Access Point Signal Strength With wifi-linux

As a python geek I love exploring new python tools on github that target the linux users. Today I discovered a simple application written in python programming language that can be used to monitor access point signal strength. I have [...]

Oltjano Terpollari 8:00 am

How to Fix/Repair Bad Blocks in Linux

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The bad blocks in a storage device are the portions of the device that are not readable for some reason. These bad blocks can be recovered if we are able to reach the exact location of that block. The SMART [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:19 pm

Input/Output Error : Bad Blocks - How to Restart Linux

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This article I am trying to explain how to deal with "Input/output error " when you initiate any commands in Linux. I have pointed out some examples that report a similar error. # du -bash: /usr/bin/du: Input/output error # mkdir [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 8:39 pm

How to Display Hardware Info in Linux

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In this tutorial, we are going to discuss some tools and commands to display information about hardware device like motherboard’s chipset, NIC type on Linux. Some of the tools are inbuilt into any Linux system and others need to be [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:15 pm

Set Date and Time in Linux And Sync with Hardware (CMOS)

Having the correct date and time in your Linux box is very important. When you use emails, the default time used by the application is the system calendar's date and time. Unless otherwise, you have specified a different timescale. If you work [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:12 am

How to Check Linux Version from Command Line

How to find Linux OS name and version? This tutorial we explain all commands to get os name, its version, kernel version and CPU architecture of the hardware. There are lots of Linux distros like Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Mint, Arch, [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:22 am

How to List Linux Pci Devices Using lspci Command

The peripheral component interface is a computer bus used for attaching the hardware devices in a computer. 'lspci' command is used in Linux operating system to display all the information about these PCI buses of the system and devices which are [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:09 pm