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In Linux and UNIX in general, services are configured using various text files,in the /etc/ directory trees. A typical server system could have dozens of configuration files. It is important that you check the validity of the configuration file. In some cases it is possible to to check the sanity of the special data (such as keys) or directories (such as /var/lib/cache/). Text files are easier to manage remotely. You can use ssh and a text editor. If there is an error in configuration, server may not start. This may result into a disaster. In this article I will explains howto find out a syntax error for popular servers and test configuration file for syntax errors.


Razvan talk about hooking Amarok to MySQL database server and create an MP3 file server. I this is an excellent hack: When it comes to playing music in Linux, Amarok is one of the best audio players out there. It offers almost everything you need, from a clean, intuitive interface to a range of useful […]


Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : Howto find out size of AIX UNIX RAM memory How to bind a range of IP’s in Debian / Ubuntu Linux How do I view my Linux or UNIX server bandwidth usage? What is an MX record in DNS entries? […]