Getting a lot of useful information about a hard disk drive is easy with Linux. The smartmontools package contains utilities to retrieve a lot of very useful info. Firstly, install this package. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install smartmontools Then run the command with sudo to get info about a drive. [email protected]:~$ sudo …

Getting detailed information about a window on your Linux desktop is very easy. The Xwininfo command is very useful for getting this information. Run the command and then click a window to get detailed information about a window. [email protected]:~$ [email protected]:~$ xwininfo Absolute upper-left X: 498 Absolute upper-left Y: 47 Relative upper-left X: 4 Relative upper-left …

The Linux command line may be used to get information about a video file easily. Here is an example. Getting the video resolution with a simple command. [email protected]:~/Videos$ ffprobe -v quiet -print_format json -show_format -show_streams burnout-in-a-town-street.mp4 | grep coded "coded_width": 400, "coded_height": 224,[email protected]:~/Videos$ ffprobe -v quiet -print_format json -show_format -show_streams burnout-in-a-town-street.mp4 | grep coded "coded_width": …

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The exif command for Linux allows a user to get exif information from a camera image. This example below shows the sample output from this command. ─[[email protected]]─[~/Desktop] └──╼ $exif waterfall.jpg EXIF tags in ‘waterfall.jpg’ (’Intel’ byte order): ——————–+———————————————————- Tag |Value ——————–+———————————————————- Manufacturer |SAMSUNG Model |SM-N9005 Orientation |Top-left X-Resolution |72 Y-Resolution |72 Resolution Unit |Inch Software …

There are a few ways in Linux Mint to view disk information. The Disks utility found at Preferences->Hardware-Disks allows the viewing of hard disk information. This displays all of the partitions and their types on a selected physical disk. There are options for unmounting partitions, deleting a partition and even more options such as formatting …

The systeminfo command for Windows allows a user to get comprehensive system information. The default usage outputs the most system information in one go. C:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo | clipC:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo | clip This command will output the system information in CSV format. C:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo /FO CSVC:\Users\Corporal Kerry>systeminfo /FO CSV Use the /S parameter to specify a …

Glances is a very detailed script that will print out comprehensive information about your Linux workstation or server. To install the Glances script clone the git repository this way. [email protected]:~$ git clone https://github.com/nicolargo/glances.git Cloning into ‘glances’… remote: Counting objects: 13758, done. remote: Total 13758 (delta 0), reused 0 (delta 0), pack-reused 13758 Receiving objects: 100% …

The /proc/net/wireless file contains information about your wireless connection. [email protected]:~$ cat /proc/net/wireless Inter-| sta-| Quality | Discarded packets | Missed | WE face | tus | link level noise | nwid crypt frag retry misc | beacon | 22 wlan0: 0000 58. -52. -256 0 0 0 1 47 [email protected]:~$ cat /proc/net/wireless Inter-| sta-| Quality …

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The systemd init system may be used to get information about your running services. Here I am getting information about the openvpn service. [email protected]:~$ systemctl -a status openvpn.service ● openvpn.service – LSB: Openvpn VPN service Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/openvpn) Active: active (running) since Mon 2015-04-13 14:57:18 AEST; 5h 2min ago Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8) CGroup: /system.slice/openvpn.service └─1719 /usr/sbin/openvpn …