Not sure what to say. Its been a while since my last post….just busy I guess.I will try to add content more frequently by I cant make any promises 🙂
For those of you that have ever created a text file on windows and then transfered to a Unix or Linux system you may have run into a problem with the text format. A text file created in DOS or windows may have a different file format than what Unix or Linux likes. The file […]
Ever run a “top” command on a linux machine and notice a number of “zombie processes”? Zombies are already dead processes that you really cant get rid of without a reboot.Ususally they are harmless and take almost no resources. To view what process ids are the zombies you can use this command from a command […]
Here is a small utility I have used to check the amount of swap space on linux machines. Generally you would like to have 1 to 1.5 times the amount of swap space as you have RAM. On a linux machine you can check the swap values with the following command run from a command […]
I will be teaching a Continuing Adult Education class at Keefe Tech vocational school in Framingham MA starting the first week in October. For those who are interested please see www.ktconed.org for more info.
Another good item to put in your admin bag of tricks is small one line script that will create a file of any size on linux. To create a file of any size run this from a command shell in linux dd if=/dev/zero of=largefile bs=100M count=21 The above line will create a file 2100 MB […]
Well here goes. Forgive my newbie-ness when it comes to blogging. I will get the hang of it soon. My first real article will be about a linux network tool I found called TCPTrack. I generally use Centos and Redhat Linux versions and I have found that this tool has helped me several times. What […]
Well I suppose I should jump on this “blogging” band wagon and start one of my own.In my hopefully non-feeble attempt at blogging I will be writing some of my thoughts on various topics about IT related items such as software and hardware. I may even throw some sports related articles up. Thats all for […]