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OFTC. Linux News, Reviews, HOW-TOs, Guides & Gear. Open Source Lab. Open Source Lab. Finnix. 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.

Vector Linux: Lightning fast throwback to old-school Linux

The title can be somewhat deceiving. When you think of "Old School" you think of out of date, whimsical technology that most people only look at on occasion. Well, scrap that train of thought when applied to Vector Linux, because Vector is just as useful as nearly any modern platform. That doesn't mean it's for everyone -- but if you long for the days when your Linux distribution didn't eat up your resources and an installed OS contained everything you needed to get through the day, then look no further than Vector Linux 7.0 Standard Edition.

You'll wind up with an easy to use, lightweight desktop (Figure A) that is ready to perform like few other distributions. Figure A The credo of the Vector development team is: Keep it simple, keep it small and let the end user decide what their operating system is going to be.

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Ubuntu. New cool list of Linux must-have programs. Update: A new, up-to-date collection is available.

New cool list of Linux must-have programs

Please take a look! It's been approximately two years since I've written the first article, A (cool) list of Linux tools. The article proved quite popular with my audience, as it allowed Linux users, new converts in particular, a quick taste of some of the more useful programs available for Linux platforms, across a range of categories. Since, a lot has changed. Two years is a long time. Changes from the last time Like the last time, the programs will be sorted by categories.

Games I will not be listing games here. Users' recommendations Likewise, there's a users' recommendation sub-section, so you can send me your suggestions and ideas. Table of Contents: Backup software File backup software Unison.

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Best of the Blog. 50 Most Frequently Used UNIX / Linux Commands (With Examples) This article provides practical examples for 50 most frequently used commands in Linux / UNIX.

50 Most Frequently Used UNIX / Linux Commands (With Examples)

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.

Linux: Find out what kernel drivers (modules) are loaded

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 You need to use lsmod command to show the status of modules in the Linux Kernel. Get more information about driver To get more information about specific driver, enter: modinfo {driver-name} $ modinfo e1000 Output:

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Linux signals. The Fedora Basics FAQ. Linux USB. 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?

Remote Login with GDM and VNC on Fedora 11 « Code Ghar

How to Change Runlevels — Fedora Unity Project. Ubuntu Linux stop / disable GNOME GUI ~ X.org. Q.

Ubuntu Linux stop / disable GNOME GUI ~ X.org

I don’t need GUI as I’m developing CLI based applications. By default Ubuntu Loads Gnome GUI. 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.

Linux Disable and Remove X Windows (X.org)

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. Ch07 : The Linux Boot Process. Learning how Linux boots up is critical.

Ch07 : The Linux Boot Process

How to shutdown and reboot without sudo password? September 25th, 2007 mysurface Posted in Admin, chmod, shutdown, sudo | Hits: 156671 | 13 Comments » If you are gnome user, you probably enjoy shutdown with just a click on the dialog.

How to shutdown and reboot without sudo password?

In order to shutdown from command line, you are requested to be either root or using sudo, such as sudo shutdown -h now For more detail examples of shutdown, continue to read here. With sudo, you need to type your password. The answer is yes, there are two ways to do that (Any other ways available?) Linux Kernel Documentation. Custom Search Based on kernel version 3.5 .

Linux Kernel Documentation

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. . [ accounting ] [ acpi ] [ aoe ]

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Fedora. HowToos. Faster Linux. Debian. Printers. Monitoring-Hardware. 20 Linux System Monitoring Tools Every SysAdmin Should Know. 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: