Monthly Archives: November 2015

Monitor Linux CPU Frequency in RealTime

watch grep \”cpu MHz\” /proc/cpuinfo Source

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How to change the Linux prompt

Sometimes the Linux prompt doesn’t look really attractive and/or practical, like for example bash:/ or sh:/ which is really annoying. To solve this, you need to use the PS1 environment variable and append to it what you need: Go to … Continue reading

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How to add Ubuntu Server to a Windows Active Directory

Setup: Server: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64-bit pbis-open version: 8.3 First of all, install these packages: libpam-winbind (available in repository) nfs-common (available in repository) pbis-open (download latest version from http://download1.beyondtrust.com/Technical-Support/Downloads/PowerBroker-Identity-Services-Open-Edition/?Pass=True) Now that you have all the necessary packages, you have to … Continue reading

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How to install vmware-tools and use shared folders on an Ubuntu VM inside VMWare Workstation 12 Pro

Although when you I tried to enable the guest additions using the suggested open-vm-tools, it doesn’t run correctly and I’ve been unable to use shared folders between the host and guest in order to copy some files. I accordingly used the … Continue reading

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Getting VMWare Workstation 12 Pro to work on Ubuntu Wily (15.10)

Just add this line to the  “/usr/bin/vmware” file: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH immediately after the “export PRODUCT_NAME bla bla bla” line. That’s it! Enjoy! Source: http://askubuntu.com/questions/689123/vmware-wont-work-after-ubuntu-upgrade

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Setting the CPU Governor to Performance on Ubuntu Wily (15.10)

Hi, I prefer to always set the CPU to the performance governor as it always boosts my computer’s performance: Update: The kernel module loaded by default that controls the cpu frequency in Ubuntu Wily’s kernel is “linux_pstate”. You have to … Continue reading

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