solaris unix

Finally, Adobe has released 64 bit preview version of its most popular flash player today for Linux / Solaris UNIX operating system. There is no Windows or Mac 64 bit version exists but Linux / UNIX is the first OS to get it. Indeed a good news; now we have both Java and Flash plyaer for 64 bit platforms. No need to use nspluginwrapper.

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Jim Zemlin is executive director of the Linux Foundation claims Solaris UNIX is irrelevant and Linux is future. Is Sun Solaris on its deathbed? Linux backers claim Solaris is irrelevant; Sun of course disagrees.

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I’ve already written about MySQL backup using a shell script and consistent backup with Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) snapshots: A snapshot volume is a special type of volume that presents all the data that was in the volume at the time the snapshot was created. This means you can back up that volume without […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ: Linux display or change a pre-login message – /etc/issue file PostgreSQL add or create a user account and grant permission for database How do I unzip multiple / many files under Linux? Ubuntu Linux Vim Sorry, the command is not available in this version: syntax on How to format […]

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Reading an IP address in shell script required many time. However, different Linux distribution stores IP address in different files. If you are looking to run script under different UNIX like OSes such as Solaris or FreeBSD then you need to use the ifconfig command. The ifconfig command is not just used to configure a network interface, but it can be use to obtained information such as network IP, netmask and much more.

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