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accepted My hard drive has been running for 26 billion years?
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comment What is the power supply cable connected to most USB hubs called?
The problem with this method (for someone who doesn't know what they are doing) is there's a good chance you'll get the polarity wrong without a multimeter. In many adapters there is no red and black - just random colors, or a center wire and a mesh shield for ground around it.
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revised Programatically determine if an script is being executed on laptop or desktop?
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comment Programatically determine if an script is being executed on laptop or desktop?
+1 because it doesnt require root privileges. If you have root, dmidecode is probably the more reliable answer, but without it the revisted version her is useful.
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answered Programatically determine if an script is being executed on laptop or desktop?
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comment Programatically determine if an script is being executed on laptop or desktop?
Apparently my 4U IBM server with an APC SmartUPS plugged in over USB is a laptop. I certainly wouldn't want that thing on my lap all day! (ie, if it has a UPS plugged in and configured for shutdown/monitoring, that directory will exist)
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