June Month ChennaiPy Meeting Schedule

Today [26.06.2010] ChennaiPy Meeting Schedule : 1) Topic :  How To Create Deb File Format From Python Application File Talker: Mr.Rajkumar , KanchiLug Member Duration : 30 min Ref Link : http://showmedo.com/videotutorials/video?name=linuxJensMakingDeb&fromSeriesID=37 2) Topic :  Basic String Handlings Talker : Mr.Selvamani, KanchiLug Member Duration : 20 min 3) Topic :  How to Stack over [horizontally/vertically]Continue reading “June Month ChennaiPy Meeting Schedule”

Find details about your ISO images from the Linux command line

If you ever wondered what that mysterious ISO file you downloaded two years ago is, and don’t want to burn the image, you can view details of the volume with a simple command: $ isoinfo -d -i filename.iso You’ll be given details like the volume size, if the image file is a bootable one andContinue reading “Find details about your ISO images from the Linux command line”

Terminal with no title bar, menu bar or scroll bar

It might just be that comes a time when you’ll need a terminal window that has no menu bar, no title bar or scroll bar. Just a plain and simple terminal window. Install Eterm and start it with $ Eterm -O –buttonBar no –scrollBar no -x -f WHITE -g 100×15+30+900 This will set a whiteContinue reading “Terminal with no title bar, menu bar or scroll bar”

Find out details about your system’s temperature

To find out more about your system’s temperature, install acpi. Then do a simple acpi -V to get a listing similar to this one: shrinivasan@shrinivasan-laptop:~$ acpi -V Battery 0: Discharging, 93%, 02:55:55 remaining Battery 0: design capacity 4611 mAh, last full capacity 4605 mAh = 99% Adapter 0: off-line Thermal 0: ok, 36.0 degrees CContinue reading “Find out details about your system’s temperature”

Search Google.com from the Linux command line

You can search Google.com from the Linux command line without using a CLI web browser like lynx or Elinks. All you need is the curl and html2text packages installed. Then you issue the following command: curl -A Mozilla http://www.google.com/search?q=Linux |html2text -width 80 where you can replace Linux with another keyword of your choice. The resultsContinue reading “Search Google.com from the Linux command line”

Limit the CPU usage of a certain application in Linux

You can do this by installing cpulimit. You can limit a certain running application either by name or by process ID: cpulimit -e firefox -l 30 This won’t let Firefox go beyond a 30% CPU usage limit. If you’d rather go by process, you can do it like this: cpulimit -p 3493 -l 40 நன்றிகளுடன்,Continue reading “Limit the CPU usage of a certain application in Linux”

A history of your Linux reboots

If you want to see A history of your Linux reboots..?? It’s easy to find out when were the last 30+ times you rebooted your Linux PC. Do a $ last reboot to get a list of exact dates: arulalan@arul-desktop:~$ last reboot reboot   system boot  2.6.32-19-generi Sat Jun 19  22:17 – 22:45  (00:27) reboot   systemContinue reading “A history of your Linux reboots”

To Find Ubuntu version?

If you want find out the, which Ubuntu distribution is installed on your computer. Open the terminal and type the following lsb_release -a For Ex: arulalan@arul-desktop:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID:    Ubuntu Description:    Ubuntu lucid (development branch) Release:    10.04 Codename:    lucid நன்றிகளுடன், த.சு

To Check What RAM Memory You Have !

To check what RAM memory type yo have installed (and also see other useful information about your system), do a $ sudo dmidecode Depending on the version of dmidecode you have installed and the hardware configuration you have,each hardware device will have a certain type number assigned t it. if you know, your RAM’s typeContinue reading “To Check What RAM Memory You Have !”