How to Check RAM speed and type in Ubuntu

If you’re looking to upgrade your RAM on your linux box, it would be helpful to know what kind of RAM you have in the first place. The following command checks RAM speed and type: sudo dmidecode –type 17 You should see something like the following: Handle 0x001B, DMI type 17, 27 bytes Memory Device … Continue Reading

Change the Date and Time in Ubuntu

If you’re not using NTP servers or your you’re running Ubuntu in a VM, you’ll notice that you have to play around with the date or it’ll be a little off every once and awhile. You can change the date in Ubuntu/linux with the “date” command: The syntax is: date MonthDayHourMinuteYear.Seconds sudo date 062117462011

Start sshd in Ubuntu

Here’s a super simple one for today: How to start SSH daemon (sshd) in Ubuntu. (needs internet access) 1. Download SSH sudo apt-get install ssh 2. Start SSH service ssh start Pretty easy wasn’t it?