November 2005

In Q3/2005 OSDL Desktop Linux (DTL) Working Group launched a month-long online Linux Client survey with a goal of reaching consensus on barriers to desktop adoption and priorities. It has published Desktop Linux Survey Results. It is base upon 3,300 user responses. Top two reasons given for deploying Linux on the desktop: Employees requesting Linux […]

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Recently we got lots of discussion about shell scripts that create a temporary memory files and only available to the invoked shell but not visible to any other user or process except root user. If we use /tmp directory to create file then it will be available to everyone. Next comes the idea of here […]

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Some time it is necessary to print a Linux man or info page. To print a ls command man page type the following command:

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How do I rename multiple files at a shell prompt under Linux or UNIX operating systems?

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Asked by Payal K. Q. I would like to know – can I access Linux ext3 partitions from windows 2000 server (dual boot) or windows XP desktop, as I have tons of MP3 and video files downloaded under Linux. A. It is true that you can easily access your Windows partitions from Linux. However with […]

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The Java Desktop System is not a secure but very good total enterprise desktop software system. It is the best alternative to Microsoft Windows XP and now sun made it Free and available on OpenSolaris.However this the source-only release contains the major new features such as GNOME 2.10, Firefox 1.5b,and Thunderbird 1.5b. It means you […]

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The majority of the time small and medium size business use the single dedicated Linux/*BSD box for hosing web site, database server, mail server. These servers are so busy round the clock (yes we do have lots of such client, they have dual XEON/AMD or P4 with 4-8 GIG RAM). Since backup is such critical […]

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