This is our third post on getting hardware information. In this post we will see how to get RAM details such as size, speed, make, maximum capacity allowed RAM etc. 2-pages.
A simple circuit for using a single 1.5v battery to power 4.5v / 6v / 7.5v / 9v electronics. Steps up DC voltage. Using (2) 1.5v batteries gives you up to 18.5VDC Output!
Sometime a need comes to test microphone for use with VOIP applications such us Skype. The simplest and easiest way to test microphone (MIC) on your linux system is to use default alsa tools which come with alsa sound system package.
If you have every tried swapping a motherboard or moving a hard drive from one computer to another you have probably seen the BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). To move a Hard Drive with XP installed and fully intact you need to do the following.
Most of Linux users that have installed a distribution before, must have noticed the existence of the “swap space” during the partitioning phase (it is usually found as the lastest of all hard disk partitions).
The modinfo extracts information from the Linux Kernel modules given on the command line. This is not just useful to find out about information about loaded modules but it can be used to identify modules inserted by crackers/hackers (try less /proc/modules).
Dwm’s documentation refers to Mod1 as the modifier key that you must press to issue commands to it. On most keyboards, Mod1 is mapped to the left Alt key. Most new keyboards now come equipped with the Windows key…
Assumption 1: Your distro is installed on /dev/sda1 but is not accessible via grub.
Assumption 2: /dev/sda1 is the root partition, and you do not have a separate boot partition.
Goal: reinstall grub in mbr of /dev/sda…
This will be a simple guide to reading inductor color codes. The color codes for inductors are identical to that of a resistor so if you are familiar with resistors this should be very easy. 2-pages.
There have been a lot of questions on forums on the internet on how to make a bootable CD using debian. I am here to tell you that it can be done using K3b. Lets get to work.
I'm trying to access my XP partition with VirtualBox 1.4. The XP partition is on /dev/sda2 and I'd like to access /dev/sda6 as well (documents). I've looked in the manual and it seems that the command I need to issue to create the appropriate VMDK… 2-pages.
There are 2 different Boot CD’s that can do this for you, Hiren’s Boot CD (v10.2 and newer) and Ultimate Boot CD 4 Windows (UBCD4Win). The Hiren method is easier because it doesn’t require any software to be installed on your system or a Windows XP install CD.