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Vector Linux: Lightning fast throwback to old-school Linux Jack Wallen recommends Vector Linux, a fast, flexible, and lightweight distribution that will fit the bill in any situation where system power is an issue.
Update: A new, up-to-date collection is available. Please take a look! It's been approximately two years since I've written the first article, A (cool) list of Linux tools.
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all TGS Readers. To wrap this year, I’ve collected 50 UNIX / Linux sysadmin related tutorials that we’ve posted so far. This is lot of reading. Bookmark this article for your future reference and read it whenever you get free time. Disk to disk backup using dd command: dd is a powerful UNIX utility, which is used by the Linux kernel makefiles to make boot images. It can also be used to copy data.
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This article provides practical examples for 50 most frequently used commands in Linux / UNIX. This is not a comprehensive list by any means, but this should give you a jumpstart on some of the common Linux commands. Bookmark this article for your future reference.
Linux: Find out what kernel drivers (modules) are loaded Q. How do I find out what Linux kernel drivers and loaded by my Linux distribution? How do I list device drivers (modules) loaded in memory? A. Under Linux use the file /proc/modules shows what kernel modules (drivers) are currently loaded. lsmod command
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The Fedora Basics FAQ A: First, look around in the "Red Hat" menu in the toolbar. Most new programs installed will add themselves to the menu automatically. If you can't find it in the menu, you can use the Terminal, in the menu under "System Tools." Most programs are executed by their name. For example, to launch the web browser, Firefox, you can simply open a terminal and type:
Remote Login with GDM and VNC on Fedora 11 « Code Ghar Do you want the ability to VNC into your remote Linux computer and login to the GUI as if you were right next to the machine? Then you need to setup VNC with GDM. These steps were tested on Fedora 11. Install VNC
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Q. I don’t need GUI as I’m developing CLI based applications. By default Ubuntu Loads Gnome GUI. How do I disable X.org / Gnome under Linux so that I get text only login? Ubuntu Linux stop / disable GNOME GUI ~ X.org
How do I uninstall a GUI Gnome login system ( GDM ) from my CentOS Linux v5.5 based server? GDM is the GNOME Display Manager, a graphical login program for Redhat, RHEL, Fedora and CentOS Linux based systems. The X Window System by default uses the XDM display manager which needs editing files. CentOS / RHEL Linux: Remove GDM
Linux Disable and Remove X Windows (X.org) I revived my new Dell server pre installed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux server v5.2. However, my box boot with a GUI login system ( Gnome ). There is no reason to run X Windows on my dedicated mail and Apache web server. I only need ssh.
Learning how Linux boots up is critical. When you have this information you can use it to alter the type of login screen you get as well as which programs start up. Read on for the details. Ch07 : The Linux Boot Process
September 25th, 2007 mysurface Posted in Admin, chmod, shutdown, sudo | Hits: 154088 | 13 Comments » If you are gnome user, you probably enjoy shutdown with just a click on the dialog. In order to shutdown from command line, you are requested to be either root or using sudo, such as How to shutdown and reboot without sudo password?
Custom Search Based on kernel version 3.5 . Page generated on 2012-07-30 09:20 EST . 1 2 This is a brief list of all the files in ./linux/Documentation and what 3 they contain. Linux Kernel Documentation
Need to monitor Linux server performance? Try these built-in commands and a few add-on tools. Most Linux distributions are equipped with tons of monitoring. These tools provide metrics which can be used to get information about system activities. You can use these tools to find the possible causes of a performance problem. The commands discussed below are some of the most basic commands when it comes to system analysis and debugging server issues such as: