Archive for the 'Unix/Linux/*BSD' Category

The Perfect Xen 3.0 Setup For Debian

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen 3.0.1 on a Debian Sarge system. Xen lets you create guest operating systems, so called “virtual machines” or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0). — Looks like an easier to configure and use virtual-server implementation, this type of thing is available from other projects […]

Linux Distributions – Test all of these and write a review

Monday, April 3rd, 2006

Check out this listing of linux screen shots! This is a huge list of linux distro’s if you are bored this Winter try them all out, I dare you! M read more | digg story

Linux supporters fiddle while OpenSSH burns

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

[… Even if you don’t use OpenBSD, you’re likely to be benefiting from it unknowingly. No matter what OS you use, chances are you’re using the OpenBSD-developed OpenSSH for secure shell access to remote machines. This article asks the question: If so many are using this software, why are so few paying for it? …] […]

Graphical vi/vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

Graphical vi/vim Cheat Sheet and Tutorial If you are like me you are quite capable within vi, well using the basics any way, moving lines around, navigating within the file, but every now and then you want to do something a little more complicated or very repedative, I tend to need to refer to a […]

How OS X Executes Applications

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

I must get off my backside and have a look at programming in OS X, this article should help bridge some gaps in my knowledge from Linux/Solaris aiding learning the way Darwin(OS X) does it. — ….Highly detailed article on the way OSX executes apps. “In OS X, all files containing executable code, e.g., applications, […]

AnandTech: Sun?s T2000 ?Coolthreads? Server: First Impressions and Experiences

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

AnandTech: Sun?s T2000 ?Coolthreads? Server: First Impressions and Experiences An interesting article regarding the T2000 from Sun running Solaris 10. (This CPU is an 8 core 32 thread processor that consumes ~ 72W). This machine even with a 1GHz CPU is still capable of keeping up (or near) to a quad core opteron server. Some […] – News – CentOS in the News – It’s L-i-n-u-x, that is an Operating System – Stupidity Reigns Supreme

Sunday, March 26th, 2006 – News – CentOS in the News – It’s L-i-n-u-x, that is an Operating System I cannot believe that people this stupid ever got to managment level positions. I can understand why someone might conceieve that the default CentOS apache page were perhaps some form of hacking or spyware attempt, espeically someone who was […]

Swiftfox – Firefox Optimised (Linux)

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

Swiftfox Swiftfox is an unofficial release/rebundle of firefox that contains optimisations for various CPU architectures which should help make your firefox experience and speedy one! M

kill -HUP $pid and when to use it

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

kill -HUP $pid sends a SIGHUP to the process with the process id $pid. This is useful for telling programs that listen for a HUP to re-read their configuration files so that you can seamlessly implement changes transparent to end users. Not all programs will re-read their config files when they recieve a SIGHUP . […] – Post information. Share it.

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006 – Post information. Share it. Make use of free “little” usb sticks from trade shows! Slaxify it.