Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.
Yet another improved version of the Linux kernel was baked and delivered hot and fresh last night, May 16th, by Linus Torvalds. Linux Kernel 2.6.34 includes now two new filesystems, one for flash drives (LogFS), and Ceph, a distributed network filesystem. The new kernel also includes RCU lockdep, various improvements to the Btrfs filesystem, GPU swi...
Nearly three months after the release of Linux 2.6.33, Linus Torvalds has released Linux 2.6.34. It supports two new file systems and offers improved support of the power saving techniques available in modern hardware.
Phoronix: The Linux 3.13 Kernel Has Many Improvements
With development dragging on for the Linux 3.13 kernel until the middle of January, here's a recap of some of the most important changes that landed into Linux 3.13 that either provided new features, performance improvements, or are worth noting for one reason or another.
The CPU beep is a really irritating thing in Linux distros and sometimes the graphical sound manager does not work when shutting it up.
Fortunately there is a simple way to do it in terminal. In Ubuntu (and distros based upon it) type:
gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
In Debian type: