Hall Linux FAQ

Hall Linux FAQ

How to install apt package


pacman -Ssy

pacman -S "package name"

View Packages

Arch Package Database


How to open ISO using KVM

kvm -cdrom HallLinux4_14.iso -boot d -m 1024

How to find out were an application lives at, in the file structure


ex) which top

How to view hard disk drives


How to view free/used RAM

free -m

How to display the drive letters associated with media

fdisk -l

How to search for a string, in entire filesystem

grep -r "string" *

How to install Java Runtime and JDK on Hall Linux


pacman -Ssy

pacman -S jre7-openjdk

Create ISO using dd

dd if=/dev/cdrom of=windows7.iso

How to query video card information

lspci | grep -E "VGA|3D"

lspci -v -s 01:00.0

Pandora Clients

Terminal based - pianobar

AUR gtk app - pithos

How to use the find terminal application

Example searching for all .jpg files under a certain size. the -k means < , +k would be >

find . -name "*.jpg" -size -160k

Delete the files found

find . -name "*.jpg" -size -160k -delete