Author Archives: Silver Moon

About Silver Moon

A Tech Enthusiast, Blogger, Linux Fan and a Software Developer. Writes about Computer hardware, Linux and Open Source software and coding in Python, Php and Javascript. He can be reached at [email protected].

11 “sar” Command Examples in Linux to Monitor System Resources

By | September 15, 2023

sar (System Activity Reporter) is a command line tool used to collect, report, and analyze system activity information in Linux and other Unix-based operating systems. In other words, it gathers information and provides insights on system activity, such as CPU utilization, memory usage, I/O operations, network activity, disk usage, power management, and much more, which… Read More »

Multipass Command Examples – Create and Manage Ubuntu Virtual Machines

By | May 30, 2023

Multipass is a lightweight, command-line virtualization tool developed by Canonical that allows you to create and manage Ubuntu virtual machines (VM) on your local machine. It lets you run multiple isolated instances of Ubuntu for development and testing. Multipass is cross-platform, which means you can run it on macOS, Windows, and Linux. However, on Linux,… Read More »

Basic Docker Command Examples on Ubuntu – Get Images and Launch Containers

By | May 30, 2023

Docker is a popular “containerization” platform that allows developers to run applications inside isolated environments called containers. Containers are similar to virtual machines, however they do not run an entire operating system (like virtualbox, qemu). In principle containers are somewhat similar to the classic that could be used to setup a completely isolated environment within… Read More »

15 Things to do after installing Kubuntu 23.04

By | June 5, 2023

Switch to better DNS servers Switch to better dns servers like google dns or open dns. I personally use google dns servers: 8.8.8.8 , 8.8.4.4 Right click on the network management icon on the system tray and “Configure Network Connections”. Go to IPv4 tab and enter the dns servers as shown below. You can also… Read More »

How to check Ram Rank and Bank details in Linux – decode-dimms

By | May 20, 2023

The decode-dimms program from i2c-tools package can be used to extract spd information from the ram modules which provides details about the module including the timings, clock speed, internal layout of the memory blocks including rank and bank count. The command can be installed with the following commands: sudo apt-get install i2c-tools sudo modprobe eeprom… Read More »

How to Install Nvidia Drivers on Kubuntu / Ubuntu 23.04 / Linux Mint

By | May 19, 2023

Kubuntu / Ubuntu 23.04 I am running Kubuntu 23.04 with Plasma desktop. You can check your ubuntu version with the lsb_release command: silver@ubuntussd:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 23.04 Release: 23.04 Codename: lunar silver@ubuntussd:~$ The interesting thing this time is that kubuntu has been installed on an external… Read More »