How to find network card driver name and version on Linux

Question: An Ethernet network interface card is attached to my Linux box, and I would like to know which network adapter driver is installed for the NIC hardware. Is there a way to find out the name and version of a network card driver for my network card? For network interface card (NIC) hardware to […]
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How to find information about built-in kernel modules on Linux

Question: I would like to know what modules are built into the kernel of my Linux system, and what parameters are available in each module. Is there a way to get a list of all built-in kernel modules and device drivers, and find detailed information about them? The modern Linux kernel has been growing significantly […]
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How to install a Brother printer on Linux

Question: I have a Brother HL-2270DW laser printer, and want to print documents from my Linux box using this printer. How can I install an appropriate Brother printer driver on my Linux computer, and use it? Brother is well known for its affordable compact laser printer lineup. You can get a high-quality WiFi/duplex-capable laser printer […]
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How to compile ixgbe driver on CentOS, RHEL or Fedora

Question: I want to build and install the latest ixgbe 10G NIC driver. How can I compile ixgbe driver on CentOS, Fedora or RHEL? To use Intel’s PCI Express 10G NICs (e.g., 82598, 82599, x540) on your Linux system, you need to install ixgbe driver. While modern Linux distributions come with ixgbe driver pre-installed as […]
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How to download and install ixgbe driver on Ubuntu or Debian

Question: I want to download and install the latest ixgbe driver for my Intel 10 Gigabit Ethernet card. How can I install ixgbe driver on Ubuntu (or Debian)? Intel’s PCI Express 10 Gigabit (10G) network inerface cards (e.g., 82598, 82599, x540) are supported by ixgbe driver. The stock kernel of the modern Linux distributions already […]
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