AcetoneISO is the disk image emulator that mounts images of DVD and CD media. Both Mac OS X and Linux / other UNIX like oses can mount and use ISO images using loopback device. It is a DAEMON Tools (Microsoft Windows disk image) clone / emulator program with a lot more features. Using this cool […]
How do you install and use rsync to synchronize files and directories from one location (or one server) to another location? – A common question asked by new sys admin.
Almost 2 years back I wrote about recovering deleted text file with grep command under UNIX or Linux. Michael Stutz shows us how to recover deleted files using lsof command. From the article: There you are, happily playing around with an audio file you’ve spent all afternoon tweaking, and you’re thinking, “Wow, doesn’t it sound […]
BBC news has published top 10 data disasters. Hard drives kept in dirty socks and the dangers of oiling your PC feature in a top 10 list of data disasters. Ontrack Data Recovery has unveiled its annual Top Ten list of remarkable data loss disasters in 2006. Taken from a global poll of Ontrack data […]
Amanda is one the best open source Linux backup software. The Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (AMANDA), is a backup system that allows the administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media. Novell Cool Solutions has published a […]
Yet another reason to carry a Live Linux cd :) From the article: Everyone’s worst nightmare; the normal comforting hum of your computer is disturbed by clicking, pranging, banging… It happens to everyone because it’s inevitable (hard drives are mechanical, as sure as a car will break down your hard drive will fail eventually). However, […]