What release of Ubuntu am I running?

nwayno@Homer:~$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 9.10 n l

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What version of the kernel am I running?

nwayno@Homer:~$ uname -a
Linux Homer 2.6.31-14-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 14:05:01 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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What graphics card do I have?

nwayno@Homer:~$lspci | grep VGA
00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 (rev a2)

What usb devices are on the system?
lsusb

Bus 002 Device 003: ID 03f0:3f11 Hewlett-Packard PSC-1315/PSC-1317
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 051d:0002 American Power Conversion Uninterruptible Power Supply
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bc2:3000 Seagate RSS LLC
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

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What graphics driver am I using?
grep -i glx /var/log/Xorg.0.log

(II) “glx” will be loaded. This was enabled by default and also specified in the config file.
(II) LoadModule: “glx”
(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions//libglx.so
(II) Module glx: vendor=”NVIDIA Corporation”
(II) NVIDIA GLX Module 185.18.36 Fri Aug 14 18:27:24 PDT 2009
(II) Loading extension GLX
(II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damage and Composite X extensions is
(==) NVIDIA(0): Enabling 32-bit ARGB GLX visuals.
(II) Loading extension NV-GLX
(II) Initializing extension GLX

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What file system am I using?

nwayno@Homer:~$ sudo blkid
/dev/loop0: TYPE=”squashfs”
/dev/sda1: UUID=”92569F58569F3C43″ LABEL=”MMMVISTA” TYPE=”ntfs”
/dev/sda3: UUID=”949CA48C9CA46A86″ LABEL=”FACTORY_IMAGE” TYPE=”ntfs”
/dev/sda5: TYPE=”swap” UUID=”5ed81b0d-ae9a-41b1-b4c7-02b500b94bea”
/dev/sda6: UUID=”df45c71e-9373-47fb-9e0b-b984c8f1015c” TYPE=”reiserfs”
/dev/sdb1: UUID=”FC1268B212687414″ LABEL=”BFDNTFS” TYPE=”ntfs”
/dev/sdb2: UUID=”a15fa8f4-cba6-4b3f-a59d-e2fd7d9281ab” LABEL=”bfdlinux” TYPE=”reiserfs”

Do I have a 64 bit computer?


if grep -q ' lm ' /proc/cpuinfo; then echo "is 64 bits"; else "No luck :("; fi

I got back:

is 64 bits

see also below:

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What type of CPU do I have?

nwayno@Homer:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep name


model name : AMD Sempron(tm) Dual Core Processor 2200
model name : AMD Sempron(tm) Dual Core Processor 2200

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What’s running on my computer?

nwayno@Homer:~$ top

top – 14:31:10 up 1 day, 4:39, 2 users, load average: 2.28, 2.19, 2.12
Tasks: 165 total, 3 running, 162 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 3.0%us, 0.7%sy, 95.8%ni, 0.0%id, 0.0%wa, 0.3%hi, 0.2%si, 0.0%st
Mem: 1904076k total, 1856984k used, 47092k free, 84720k buffers
Swap: 0k total, 0k used, 0k free, 646804k cached

PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
22417 nwayno 39 19 57612 43m 1928 S 98 2.3 129:14.99 setiathome-5.28
29460 nwayno 39 19 113m 102m 2536 R 95 5.5 25:25.45 einsteinbinary_
4370 nwayno 20 0 621m 62m 15m S 3 3.4 21:25.11 pidgin
5184 nwayno 20 0 671m 168m 23m S 2 9.1 56:23.99 firefox-3.5
5164 nwayno 20 0 188m 15m 9340 S 1 0.9 20:22.74 boincmgr
4158 root 20 0 188m 81m 15m S 1 4.4 15:08.08 Xorg
30786 nwayno 20 0 206m 17m 10m R 0 0.9 0:00.71 gnome-terminal
1 root 20 0 4104 824 532 S 0 0.0 0:00.96 init
2 root 15 -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.00 kthreadd
3 root RT -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.02 migration/0
4 root 15 -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.14 ksoftirqd/0
5 root RT -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.00 watchdog/0
6 root RT -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.08 migration/1
7 root 15 -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.17 ksoftirqd/1
8 root RT -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.00 watchdog/1
9 root 15 -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.06 events/0
10 root 15 -5 0 0 0 S 0 0.0 0:00.48 events/1