April 2007

Recently I was doing some consultancy work and they need to authenticate users using Active Directory service. However you need to compile Apache web server to add LDAP bindings. Apache LDAP allows an LDAP directory to be used to store the database for HTTP Basic authentication. Next load LDAP module, configure directory security and you […]


Art of Illusion (AOI) is a 3-D graphics studio that provides modeling, texturing, animation, and rendering in a single program. It is designed to be easy to use so that new users can pick it up quickly, while still providing advanced features to let experienced users create professional-quality artwork. Its most striking feature is its […]


Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : Howto mount an ISO image in AIX UNIX Linux Changing DNS Search Order Howto run a shell script without changing file access permission Email multiple file attachment from Solairs / AIX / HP-UX UNIX command line AIX UNIX Monitor CPU […]


This wikipedia article compare general and technical information for a number of file systems including Linux and UNIX file systems. There is also a good resource available from Novell: Linux offers a number of file systems. This paper discusses these file systems, why there are so many, and which ones are the best to use […]


I’ve received lots mail regarding this issue. A typical question How do I install Oracle on Redhat or Suse Linux? Howto configure Oracle along with few DBA questions. First, Oracle goes very well with Redhat / Oracle Linux or Suse Linux. Don’t try other disto. Other distro may work but it requires some expertise. Personally […]


Google released new programming code under the GPL license to enhance MySQL databases. These are patches for MySQL 4.0.26. They add many features that enhance the manageability and reliability of MySQL. The patch works with MySQL version 4 and Google expects version 5 support shortly. The patches include a few big features and many enhancements. […]