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January 31, 2008  3:11 PM

More Linux commands for your scripting pleasure



Posted by: SAS70ExPERT
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, scripts, tips

One of our users, James Lowden, emailed us to say that our recent 77 useful Linux commands and utilities guide missed a couple of his favorites:

I'm a NetBSD...

January 1, 2008  9:32 PM

Enterprise streaming media? Sure, and on virtual Linux systems!



Posted by: Rick Vanover
CentOS, Linux basics, Rick Vanover, TechTarget Blogs, Virtualization

Many IT shops have strict policies prohibiting the storage of multimedia content on shared systems. Issues over copyrighted content and inappropriate material pose many problems. However, more business products offer various content in audio or video media. These can be training videos, quality...


November 13, 2007  10:23 AM

Linux PC sells out at Wal-Mart



Posted by: ITKE
desktops, green computing, Linux basics, Linux desktops

Linux PC On October 31,


November 9, 2007  9:52 AM

UPDATE REMINDER: Product of the Year nominations are going on now!



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, authentication, Backup & recovery, blades, Clusters, grids and mainframes, Database, disaster recovery, Enterprise applications for Linux, green computing, Hardware issues, identity management, Linux basics, Open source applications, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, Systems Management, Xen

2007 Product of the Year AwardsWorking with vendors is...


November 6, 2007  2:35 PM

IBM presents the anatomy of a Linux file system



Posted by: ITKE
IBM, Linux basics

IBM's DeveloperWorks site has an up-to-date, concise explainer about the Linux file system up today that's worth a quick read, for refresher's...


October 11, 2007  2:41 PM

Script tracks Perl modules for you



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, scripts

Michael Hurley shares a script that he wrote called modlister. I’ll let him explain:

It’s a script to tell you what Perl modules you have installed and where, to query whether you have a particular module installed, to see associated files, etc. For...


October 9, 2007  10:15 AM

Top Linux applications, anyone?



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, Linux blogs and news, Open source applications

Is your IT shop desperate to get off the Windows IV and into the free-wheelin', foot loose and fancy free world of open source applications? No? Are you sure you're on the right blog? I only ask because I got an email today from reader Rich I. that contained a link to the


October 4, 2007  11:28 AM

Handy script protects Linux against traffic spikes



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, scripts

We received another user-submitted Linux script for our "Share scripts... win Starbucks" series. This one comes from David Witham, who writes:

I administer a consumer VoIP switch for a VSP. The switch acts as a SIP registrar and proxy. Many thousands of devices register and re-register...


October 2, 2007  12:57 PM

Call for Entries – SearchEnterpriseLinux.com Products of the Year Awards



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux basics, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Open source applications, Security, Virtualization

SearchEnterpriseLinux.com wants to help our readers discover the best of the best in Linux products for the enterprise in our 2007 Products of the Year awards. Nominate a favorite product youve used, or...


September 28, 2007  10:48 AM

Does this script work for you?



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, scripts

Recently, we asked our readers to share some of their Linux scripts with us. Our first script comes to us from Diethard Ohrt, who sent us a script named “survf”. He writes:

The script "survf" monitors a file so you can check whether this file is growing (e.g. during ftp transfer)....


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