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How to find your linux version in Devuan Linux? [with screenshots]

Trident linux is based on Void linux, let's check, how system identifies itself by running different commands (lsb_release, uname etc):

$ uname -a
Linux computer 4.9.0-11-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.189-3+deb9u2 (2019-11-11) x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ cat /etc/*-release
PRETTY_NAME="Devuan GNU/Linux ascii"
NAME="Devuan GNU/Linux"
ID=devuan
ID_LIKE=debian
HOME_URL="https://www.devuan.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="https://devuan.org/os/community"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.devuan.org/"

$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 4.9.0-11-amd64 (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 6.3.0 20170516 (Debian 6.3.0-18+deb9u1) ) #1 SMP Debian 4.9.189-3+deb9u2 (2019-11-11)

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Written by Administrator on Wednesday April 22, 2020

How to find your linux version in Trident? [with screenshots]

Trident linux is based on Void linux, let's check, how system identifies itself by running different commands (lsb_release, uname etc):

$ lsb_release
LSB Version:    1.0

$ lsb_release -a
LSB Version:    1.0
Distributor ID: VoidLinux
Description:    Void Linux
Release:        rolling
Codename:       void

$ uname -a
Linux Trident 5.4.33_2 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Apr 18 14:32:17 UTC 2020 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ cat /etc/*-release
NAME="void"
ID="void"
DISTRIB_ID="void"
PRETTY_NAME="void"

$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 5.4.33_2 (void-buildslave@a-hel-fi) (gcc version 9.3.0 (GCC)) #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Apr 18 1

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Written by Administrator on Sunday April 19, 2020

How to uninstall programs from terminal in openSUSE Linux

openSUSE Linux has a great tool for installing and uninstalling programs: zypper. You can use YaST to uninstall programs in SoftwareManagement, but from my point of view the fastest way is to uninstall the program in command line (terminal):

$ sudo zypper rm {program name}

For example, we want to uninstall the game iagno. Run a command:

$ sudo zypper rm iagno

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Written by Administrator on Saturday April 4, 2020

Which openSUSE version do I have?

The faster way to get information about the openSUSE version you run is to run a command in terminal:

$ cat /usr/lib/os-release

Then you'll get detailed info directly in terminal. Output you'll see will look like this:

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Written by Administrator on Tuesday March 31, 2020

Image: openSUSE/opensuse-version.png

How to copy all files with same extension to flash-disk in command line in Linux

To copy files in linux we obvisously use command cp. In case we have a folder with files with same extension and want to copy all of them to connected flash-disk, we can use mask: *. For example, I have several .hccapx files and want to copy them on flash-disk:

$ cp *.hccapx /media/lovermann/DISK1/

Now, let's check, if files are copied:

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Written by Administrator on Monday March 23, 2020