Hardware

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

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 Linux Hardware Info via Command Line

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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

7 Ways to Display Hardware Information using Dmidecode

Dmidecode command reads the system DMI (Desktop Management Interface) table to display hardware and BIOS information of the server. The output of the dmidecode contains several records from the DMI table. This table contains a description of the systems hardware [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:29 pm