Linux Commands To Get Hardware Info

Linux commands for hardware info

It’s always a good idea to know how to get hardware info on your linux system. It can be very useful if you need to troubleshoot a hardware issue. There can be times when you need some specific hardware info to get the right drivers. Other times you’ll need specific info to perform a hardware upgrade. The command line offers quite a few ways to obtain this hardware info with some tried and true linux commands.

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Dark Mode for Any Website With Dark Reader

Dark mode for any website with Dark Reader

With the rise of dark themed OSes and apps, it’s no surprise that browser extensions that enable dark mode or night mode have become popular. The Dark Reader browser extension claims to enable dark mode for any website. Dark Reader is available for major browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

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Detect Android Wakelocks

Android Wakelocks
Android Wakelocks

If you’re noticing that your android device is suddenly draining battery quicker than normal, it can be due to an android wakelock. Once you know the quick battery drain is not due to a faulty battery, you’ll need to detect what’s causing the wakelock. This is likely a misbehaving app.

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Manipulate Text in Files With Sed

Sed Text Stream Editor

The sed linux utility is a powerful stream editor. Sed can manipulate text from standard input or from a file. It is much like a typical text editor. Where sed sets itself apart is in its ability to filter text in a pipeline to expand its capabilities.

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Create A Desktop Launcher In Linux

Desktop Launcher File

There may be times when you will need to create a .desktop launcher file in linux. The desktop file is a shortcut to an application for launching it. This desktop file adds a launcher to your applications menu and can also be placed in docks or anywhere you’d like.

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Create Bootable Usb With Terminal in Linux

dd

If you’re installing linux, like to distro hop, or simply test different linux distros, you’ll often be creating a live bootable usb. There are a few ways to create a bootable usb in linux. Many distros have Startup Disk Creator(usb-creator-gtk) pre-installed which usually gets the job done. There is the rare occasion when using a GUI app just doesn’t work. For these rare occasions the dd linux command line utility never fails. This is my preferred method and the one I’ll cover in this tutorial.

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