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Author Dean Bisdea

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Memory Analysis With Free and Pmap Command

When we talk of memory, then its the most misunderstood parameters of the whole system,especially, when we talk of Unix as a system, its memory workflow is again different from Linux and so Unix memory management is out of scope… Continue Reading →

Use Google Drive as Backup Drive

We all are worried about our data and would opt to have a backup. But it seems to be a bit expensive when it comes with third party backups or an extra drive for backup. So why don’t we consider… Continue Reading →

Sort Out Linux Booting Issues

Sometimes it happens on reboot the system gets panic or some error message like “init not found” is displayed, preventing from proper booting; then as first step you can try pass init=/bin/bash (Grub boot loader) or linux init=/bin/bash (if Lilo… Continue Reading →

Show Storage Luns Allocated on Linux

Hope this output helps you to trace something that you are looking for. I have pasted some of the Storage LUNs related to the output from my RHEL 5 Server. Below scsi file shows all the visible LUNs that are… Continue Reading →

Installing FFMPEG in the server

Following are the steps to install ffmpeg, ffmpeg-PHP, Mplayer, Mencoder, flv2tool, LAME MP3 Encoder, and Libog from source. It should work on most systems, however may need some tweaking from system to sytem. cd /usr/local/src Download source tarballs: wget http://rubyforge.org/frs/download.php/9225/flvtool2_1.0.5_rc6.tgz… Continue Reading →

Monitor your HDD using SMARTD

smartd is SMART Disk Monitoring Daemon for Linux. SMART is acronym for Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) system built into many ATA-3 and later ATA, IDE and SCSI-3 hard drives. The purpose of SMART is to monitor the reliability… Continue Reading →

A glance on Virtualhost

Virtaulhost is used to host multiple domains in the same server.  This can reduce the cost and administration workload for seperate servers for each domain. There are two types of  virtaulhost. 1. Name-based virtulahost 2. IP-based virtualhost Name based Virtualhost:… Continue Reading →

StickyBit, SUID & SGID in Linux

The regular file and directory permissions in Unix/Linux world are read write and execute permissions on owner, group and other levels. This article discusses special permissions for files and/or directories. SUID Bit When an executable file runs, it runs under… Continue Reading →

Command Line Arguments In Shell Script

In a shell script, you can pass variables as arguments by entering arguments after the script name, for e.g. ./script.sh arg1 arg2. The shell automatically assigns each argument name to a variable. – Arguments are set of characters between spaces… Continue Reading →

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