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How to find USB device in Linux


I wondered when I had to find the USB device name in Linux using shell script (shell command), it was little tricky, specially in case of UDEV. You can use different methods to get this like using udevinfo command, from sysfs, from /var/log/messages. Using udevinfo: for DEV in /dev/sd*; do udevinfo -q env -n $DEV…

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Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Release


Ubuntu released the second and final beta of Ubuntu 12.10 version, code name “Quantal Quetzal”, just two days before. It is a development release, the Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring an absolute latest and greatest software. From the release announcement “The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu…

More Helpful Commands in Linux


A backdrop of stars Difficulty: Easy Application: KStars You may already have played with KStars, but how about creating a KStars backdrop image that’s updated every time you start up? KStars can be run with the –dump switch, which dumps out an image from your startup settings, but doesn’t load the GUI at all. You…

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Creating a Counter-Strike Server on Linux


From http://www.cstrike-planet.com: On this page we will explain how to install Counter-Strike and Counter-Strike: Source. We assume you have some Linux knowledge. We will start with Counter-Strike: Source. Installing Counter-Strike: Source (SRCDS) First, lets create a directory where we will run the hldsupdatetool, run the following command: code: mkdir srcds Now we switch to the…

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10 Must Play Linux games for 2012


Gaming on Linux? A few years ago this would only be said as a joke. Thankfully for us, Linux gaming has evolved offering some mature open source games, as well as some very nice commercial games. Let’s try and find out what are the best 10 games a Linux gamer must play this year… Oil…