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Display the Product name and System Vendor name in Linux

This post will help you to find out the Product Name System Vendor Name  This will help you to find the suitable device drivers if any. The following is the command to find the System Vendor (in my case it is Hewlett Packard) prompt $] cat /sys/class/dmi/id/sys_vendor Here is the command to find the product name prompt $] cat /sys/class/dmi/id/product_name Printing the System Vendor and Product Name cat is the command to concatenate the files and print it to the standard output Pradeep Kumar TS

nohup command in Linux/Unix

Often you come across a situation where you try to open a machine remotely using ssh and try to start a server or a run a command indefinitely. But once you close the ssh session, your session also terminates and the background process also terminates. So here is a solution. To open ssh remotely, prompt $] ssh username@machinename Ex: ssh root@172.16.1.1 Ex: ssh root@example.com  prompt $] ssh -X username @machinename  Ex. ssh -X root@172.16.1.1  (this -X indicates the remote session can be opened in X window (GUI) mode) Assume we need to start a httpd server in the remote machine. we can issue the command like this usage: prompt$] nohup command  if any error or log information may be stored in the nohup.out file. if you want to redirect to a file use the redirected symbol (1>  indicates standard output and 2> indicates standard Error). Specify the filenames for the output. Here is the typical nohup command to start the httpd server. prompt $] nohup  /etc/init.d/httpd start  1>