Quick command line tip - find out information about your kernel

A nice short and sweet command line tip today and it's to do with finding out information about the version of the kernel you're running. You might be asked for this information if you are asking for help somewhere or you might be messing around with your kernel.

Whatever you want the information for, you can get information by using the uname command. On its own, it will ...

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Sabayon Business Edition 1.0 released

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The team behind alternative Linux distribution Sabayon have announced the release of a 'Business Edition' of their distribution.

Sabayon Linux "Business Edition" is another of our hard work that proof that we do care for people needs:
You love Sabayon Linux and want to use it for working purpouse but you're not interested at all in games or desktop acceleration?
Sabayon Linux is the only distribution that recognize your ...

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Linus and the GPLv3 - the saga continues

Now that the GPLv3 has been finalised and is now released (and we're starting to see projects adopting it), many of us in the free software community have been wondering what Linus Torvalds' stance is on the final version.

There has been controversy surrounding Linus' views on the new version of the licence and considerable speculation as to whether he would consider moving the kernel to GPLv3.

Linus particularly ...

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Use smartmontools to find out information about your hard drives

Hard drives are fragile and complex devices that do not have an infinite life span. Unfortunately. Not to scare our readers, but hard drives are one of the most likely things that could go wrong with your computer, as I am finding out right now with one of my machines.

Modern hard drives can however tell you quite a bit about how they're doing and show you some statistics ...

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