Archives for November 2001

OnLamp.com

OnLamp.com Unearthed by Marcel

http://www.onlamp.com/

… if you are into any kind of web development, The term [LAMP] was popular in Germany, and stands for using MySQL in conjunction with Linux, Apache, and either Perl, Python, or PHP. O’Reilly has a dedicated …continue reading

CheckInstall

CheckInstall Unearthed by John Seymour

http://asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall-1.5.0-pak.tgz (Slack Pack) http://asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall-1.5.0-1.i386.rpm (RPM) http://asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall-en.html 55.6 Kb

A file that I have found useful is a program called Checkinstall, current version is 1.5. The url to the homepage is http://asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall-en.html.

As …continue reading

System Services – init

System Services – init

I only see a small notation in the comment field about these being the default run level for Slackware. I think it might be useful to drop a note telling folks that the Init run level will vary slightly from distro …continue reading

Monitoring System Processes

Monitoring System Processes

Well, I would say that if you don’t already plan to do so, some GREAT utilities to feature would be:

ps top grep find locate whereis

I know that each one of these has pretty fundamentally altered the way I use Linux …continue reading

Penguin Shell, Day 30

Penguin Shell, day 30: 21 issues, 9000 subscribers, 7500 emails, 3 DIY Fridays, 2 distro reviews, enough tips and tricks to get you going, and a Penguin in a pear tree. I think we’re starting to gather a head of steam.

My wife …continue reading

Humorix

Humorix

http://i-want-a-website.com/about-linux/

There’s nothing quite like a bit of good old-fashioned Linux humor. Yeah. Try telling that to your best non-geek buddy. You’re likely to get a look with about as much understanding as a hundred-mile stretch of pavement through Nevada in …continue reading

Partition Image for Linux

Partition Image for Linux

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/partimage/partimage-static-0.6.1-1-rh72.i386.rpm http://www.partimage.org/ File Size: 689k

Partition Image for Linux (PIL) is designed for partition-wide backups or cloning. It’s similar in function to programs like Norton Ghost and includes a boot disk for restoring your partitions. This …continue reading

System Services – syslogd

System Services – syslogd

This is starting to get scary. This week alone, we’ve talked about two different Linux daemons – inetd and xinetd. Today, we’re going to talk about another: syslogd. What’s with all these daemons, anyway?

If you remember, daemons are processes that …continue reading

Monitoring System Processes

Monitoring System Processes

Ever wonder what’s going on behind the scenes in your computer? What processes are running? What state are those processes in? How much CPU time are they taking? Linux offers a variety of tools to view this data on your machine. …continue reading

More On Slackware

I’ve had quite the week here in Iowa. The weather has turned to November, our Spanish customers accepted their telecopes in our shop on Monday, I’m starting to pack for a two-week install, and I’ve rediscovered the subtle pleasures of a thin stable Linux distribution. …continue reading