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…

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…

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…