remote server

If you are running Linux, you have several alternatives to put second Ethernet interface for good use.

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There is a nice utility to monitor hard drive temperature. Most modern x86 computer hard disk comes with S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology). It is a monitoring system for computer hard disks to detect and report on various indicators of reliability, in the hope of anticipating failures.

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You can easily mount remote server file system or your own home directory using special sshfs and fuse tools. FUSE – Filesystem in Userspace FUSE is a Linux kernel module also available for FreeBSD, OpenSolaris and Mac OS X that allows non-privileged users to create their own file systems without the need to write any […]

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ControlMaster is a new feature in OpenSSH v 4.x, that allows it to reuse an existing connection to a remote host when opening new connections to that host “Using this feature you can increase performance as it result into the reduced connection times that the ControlMaster feature provides are particularly nice when you’re using tools […]

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Most of the time you login into remote server via ssh. If you start a shell script or command and you exit (abort remote connection), the process / command will get killed. Sometime job or command takes a long time. If you are not sure when the job will finish, then it is better to leave job running in background. But, if you log out of the system, the job will be stopped and terminated by your shell. What do you do to keep job running in the background when process gets SIGHUP?

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