June 2006

Passthrough print is the process of having a UNIX (or similar) host program print on the printer attached to your terminal (or PC running terminal emulation). Its advantages are: => It prints where the user is, without requiring complicated procedures to equate printers with users. => It works over direct serial, modem, multiplexor, TCP/IP, etc. […]

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Different Linux distributions and/or UNIX operating system, and control panels stores Apache web server configuration file at different locations. There are different ways to locate configuration file. Apache is, by default, installed in /etc/httpd directory. But this path also depends on how apache has been compiled. Default configuration file name httpd.conf. Using httpd command To […]

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I can’t wait to get my hands dirty with new release+ZFS… :D Finally new updated Solaris 10 6/06 Release with ZFS is here. You can download it from Sun’s web site. According to Sun blog, it has following features: * ZFS, Sun’s revolutionary new filesystem * Predictive Self Healing for x64 systems * Predictive Self-Healing […]

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yum is an interactive tool or automated update program which can be used for maintaining systems using rpm (read as RedHat and friends). It allows you to install single package or group of package. For example let us say you are running a web server with PHP+MySQL. Now you need complete development environment i.e gcc […]

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VServer is use to create a virtual private server (VPS). Sukrit Dhandhania show us how to build VPS quickly with VServer. FTA “…BSD users can improve system security with that operating system’s jail mechanism, which creates a partition of resources, thereby creating a logical barrier between services running inside different such jails. Under Linux, an […]

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SGI Shatters Linux Scalability Records Yet Again With 1,024 Processors Running Under Single Copy of Linux. FTA “…On its powerful and acclaimed SGI(R) Altix(R) 4700 blade platform and a beta version of SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise Server 10 from Novell, SGI demonstrated a single system image (SSI) running on a world-record 1,024 processors. Until that moment, […]

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This is a great read about how they are moving to Sun Niagra server and open Solairs from DELL+FreeBSD/Linux combination! FTA, “…Start with a few white box PCs built from spare parts, add a distribution of Linux, sprinkle in some great search technology, wave of the hand and capital and voila: you have a data-center […]

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