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GitHub - amanusk/s-tui: Terminal based CPU stress and monitoring utility
“s-tui allows to monitor CPU temperature, frequency, power and utilization in a graphical way from the terminal.”
linux  monitor  cpu  thermal  power  throttle 
january 2019 by cameronl
NVIDIA Optimus - ArchWiki
A) disable one
B) Optimus by nVidia (proprietary)
C) PRIME by nouveau (open source)
D) Bumblebee
E) nvidia-xrun (separate X)
linux  nvidia  laptop  multiple  gpu  switch  battery  performance  hybrid  graphics 
october 2018 by cameronl
Valve Removes Steam Machines From Its Home Page - Slashdot
"Which is why you have [] that let's you create your game in Vulkan (which works on Windows, Linux and Android) while still having it work with Metal automatically."
vulkan  metal  macos  ios  opengl  game  programming  linux 
april 2018 by cameronl
"Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems."
linux  performance  monitoring 
january 2017 by cameronl
Draw Freely | Inkscape -
"Inkscape is a professional vector graphics editor for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It's free and open source."
vector  graphics  editor  opensource  svg  drawing  linux 
november 2016 by cameronl
DRBL (Diskless Remote Boot in Linux) - About
"DRBL allows for the configuration all of your client computers by installing just one server."
linux  clone  remote  thin  client 
november 2016 by cameronl
Bumblebee - Ubuntu Wiki
"Bumblebee aims to provide support for NVIDIA Optimus laptops for GNU/Linux distributions. Using Bumblebee, you can use your NVIDIA card for rendering graphics which will be displayed using the Intel card."
nvidia  driver  linux  ubuntu 
october 2016 by cameronl
What's Your Boot Mode? (EFI vs BIOS/CSM) - rEFInd Boot Manager /
Identifying Your Linux Boot Mode
1. presence of /sys/firmware/efi
2. dmesg | grep -i EFI

Identifying Your Windows Boot Mode
1. boot disk is GPT, then you must be using EFI
2. boot disk is Master Boot Record (MBR), you must have booted in BIOS mode.
efi  boot  os  linux  windows  mac  apple  hardware 
october 2016 by cameronl
So four weeks ago I posted asking for input on a new laptop. As evidenced by... +LinusTorvalds
"I could get a standard XPS13 and a new intel 8260 wireless module right away.

The one I have now is the "Developer Edition" version that didn't need any surgery to just work."
linux  developer  laptop  hardware  dell  sputnik 
september 2016 by cameronl
We Need a Better PC | Hacker News
"lenovo not relevant", new manufacturers too
laptop  quality  apple  mac  linux  dell  asus  lenovo  2016  toread2 
february 2016 by cameronl
Hacking WD Greens(and Reds) with WDIDLE3.exe | FreeNAS Community
from hdparm manpage: "The factory
default is eight (8) seconds, which is a very poor choice for
use with Linux. Leaving it at the default will result in hun‐
dreds of thousands of head load/unload cycles in a very short
period of time. The drive mechanism is only rated for 300,000
to 1,000,000 cycles, so leaving it at the default could result
in premature failure, not to mention the performance impact of
the drive often having to wake-up before doing routine I/O.

WD supply a WDIDLE3.EXE DOS utility for tweaking this setting"
hdd  hack  tune  disk  admin  linux 
january 2016 by cameronl
Fail2ban -
"Fail2ban scans log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/error_log) and bans IPs that show the malicious signs -- too many password failures, seeking for exploits, etc."
linux  security  firewall  ssh 
november 2015 by cameronl
[SOLVED] VNC - remote desktop does not refresh - Page 3
"I have noticed this is an issue while using the fglrx (ATI proprietary drivers). To get around this if you run the ATI Catalyst admin control program and enable the "tear free" option it resolved the issue for me immediately."
vnc  ubuntu  linux 
june 2015 by cameronl
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