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OS Architecture

posted Nov 8, 2012, 7:38 PM by Joe Bieber   [ updated Nov 8, 2012, 7:38 PM ]

To find your Linux installation architecture (32 or 64bit) among other info...

uname -a


posted Nov 8, 2012, 7:36 PM by Joe Bieber

To update your Debian-based Linux distro, you can use apt-get in a terminal.

Update apt:

sudo apt-get update

Install packages:

sudo apt-get upgrade

Executing Files

posted Nov 8, 2012, 7:33 PM by Joe Bieber

For shell scripts...
sh -switches
sudo sh -switches

For .bin files
./filename.bin -switches

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