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Old 06-14-2016, 05:57 PM   #1
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Question I feel like a newbie. I want to be confidantly able to fix my linux box. post resources that have helped

I have been away from being a full time geek for 4 years and a lot of my skill and head knowledge is just foggy here is the output of inxi -Fxz. my goal is to rid windows from my personal computer life and in order to that I need to be able to fix my own Linux machine. this is my first time joining a fourm, I would love to able to fix my sound, my wireless card shutting off after sleep and suspend. I would really love detailed answers that expalin the functions of how linux works. windows skills have not helped me be a linux expert. I just want lots of detail and resourses. is great for people that provide information. is free site that gives a user an web bassed class to use the terminal. I proboly should have this in a hardware thread im just unsure. 4 years of missing practice and experience make me feel like a newb

System: Host: technoticsonic-3451 Kernel: 3.19.0-32-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 4.8.2)
Desktop: Xfce 4.12.2 (Gtk 2.24.23) Distro: Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa
Machine: Mobo: Dell model: 0H4MK6 v: A00 Bios: Dell v: A00 date: 12/05/2014
CPU: Quad core Intel Pentium N3540 (-MCP-) cache: 1024 KB
flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 17305
clock speeds: max: 2665 MHz 1: 499 MHz 2: 499 MHz 3: 499 MHz
4: 499 MHz
Graphics: Card: Intel Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display
bus-ID: 00:02.0
Display Server: X.Org 1.17.1 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
Resolution: 1366x768@60.0hz
GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Bay Trail
GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 10.5.9 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio: Card Intel Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series High Definition Audio Controller
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k3.19.0-32-generic
Network: Card-1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter
driver: ath9k bus-ID: 03:00.0
IF: wlan0 state: down mac: <filter>
Card-2: Atheros usb-ID: 001-006
IF: null-if-id state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives: HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (2.8% used)
ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST500LT012 size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 242G used: 9.3G (5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
ID-2: swap-1 size: 4.17GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5
RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 44.0C mobo: 40.0C
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 76470 mobo: 76470
Info: Processes: 207 Uptime: 5:55 Memory: 1438.4/3835.6MB
Init: Upstart runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.8.4
Client: Shell (bash 4.3.111) inxi: 2.2.28
Old 06-14-2016, 08:54 PM   #2
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, I would love to able to fix my sound, my wireless card shutting off after sleep and suspend.
On which distro? In your profile it looks like your running Kali, CentOS and Linux Mint. You might want to list what sound card you have so someone can help you. The cmd for that is aplay -l (small letter L)

I would really love detailed answers that expalin the functions of how linux works.
With Linux everything is a file. Studying the file system hierarchy will help.
Linux works in many ways and has multiple processes while the kernel is booting and other initialization processes and makes different system calls for different things. How the system see's the hardware on the mobo is another subject as well. The kernel has built in drivers that work with your hardware.

What specifically are you looking for?

The best way to find out how Linux works is to run it and find out what makes it tic.

-::-Look around in our Software and Hardware Forums you'd be surprised at how much you can learn.-::-

Kindly put output from the konsole in code tags. {CODE}


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