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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 When you think of "Old School" you think of out of date, whimsical technology that most people only look at on occasion.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.

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50 UNIX / Linux Sysadmin Tutorials. By Ramesh Natarajan on December 25, 2010 Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all TGS Readers.

50 UNIX / Linux Sysadmin Tutorials

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. Best of the Blog. 50 Most Frequently Used UNIX / Linux Commands (With Examples) 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.

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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 ~ Q.

Ubuntu Linux stop / disable GNOME GUI ~

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 ( I revived my new Dell server pre installed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux server v5.2.

Linux Disable and Remove X Windows (

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. How do I disable X login and windows without reinstalling the operating system to improve security and performance? Ch07 : The Linux Boot Process. Learning how Linux boots up is critical.

Ch07 : The Linux Boot Process

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. You might remember when you installed Linux that the installation process prompted you for a list of partitions and the sizes of each in which your filesystems would be placed. When allocating disk space for the partitions, the first sector, or data unit, for each partition is always reserved for programmable code used in booting. The very first sector of the hard disk is reserved for the same purpose and is called the master boot record (MBR). When booting from a hard disk, the PC system BIOS starts by loading and executing bootloader code.

Fedora Linux uses the Grub staged bootloader system where the first stage bootloader code (boot.img) is run from the MBR, but depending on the version of Grub, the following sequence of events is different. 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. Linux Kernel Documentation. Custom Search Based on kernel version 3.5 .

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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: