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FreeBSE 7.3 Released

FreeBSD 7.3 ready to serve. From FreeBSD press release : Some of the highlights: * ZFS updated to version 13 * new boot loader gptzfsboot supports GPT and ZFS * hwpmc(4) enhancements including support for Core2/i7 processor and pmcannotate(8) * new mfiutil and mptutil tools for widely used RAID controllers ...

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Windows vs. Linux – Which Is Better?

For basic HTML web sites, there is no apparent difference.As you may have guessed, Windows and Linux accounts are differentiated by the operating system platform that the server runs on. Windows is a Windows 2000 (or the new Windows server 2003), which are both very much like the Microsoft Windows ...

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Where to Learn How to Setup a Linux Email Server

Learning how to setup a linux email server is valuable. The more you can do for yourself for your business’ web presence and email abilities the more money you will save. There will be no need to call in a tech when the email goes down, when you need it ...

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Budget-Friendly With Tons of Flexibility – Linux Web Hosting Comes to the Rescue

Microsoft Windows is the most popular operating system (OS), so most web hosts to meet running on Windows as expected. However, there is an increasing demand for hosts that can support websites running on other platforms such as Mac OS and Linux, to name a few. For this article we ...

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Linux Training for People New to Linux – How to Use Linux Command Line Components

Linux commands – The great thing about Linux commands is that they are virtually identical from one Linux distribution (version) to another. Thus, how the real pros Linux administration is working on the Linux command line and run Linux commands. Learning to manage a Linux command can be very difficult ...

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Linux Training Tips – Boot Linux from a Linux Installation CD or a Linux Live CD to Learn Linux

You can get the free operating system Linux (operating system) running on a computer system to boot Linux from a Linux installation CD (or DVD) and installing Linux. And you can also run Linux by booting a Linux system from a live CD / DVD. Once you have Linux, you ...

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Booting to a Linux Desktop and Opening a Terminal – Linux Training Online – Linux Concepts & Terms

To learn Linux concepts and get Linux training that you can understand, you need to understand Linux terms – Linux, the “lingo.” Items with names ending in “Linux Concepts & Terms”, have been created to help you learn Linux “geek-speak” (conditions) – and this will help you learn to use ...

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IPC mechanisms

This chapter describes the semaphore, shared memory, and message queue IPC mechanisms as implemented in the Linux 2.4 kernel. It is organized into four sections. The first three sections cover the interfaces and support functions for semaphores, message queues, and shared memory respectively. The last section describes a set of ...

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Linux Page Cache

In this chapter we describe the Linux 2.4 pagecache. The pagecache is – as the name suggests – a cache of physical pages. In the UNIX world the concept of a pagecache became popular with the introduction of SVR4 UNIX, where it replaced the buffercache for data IO operations. While ...

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Virtual Filesystem (VFS)

3.1 Inode Caches and Interaction with Dcache In order to support multiple filesystems, Linux contains a special kernel interface level called VFS (Virtual Filesystem Switch). This is similar to the vnode/vfs interface found in SVR4 derivatives (originally it came from BSD and Sun original implementations). Linux inode cache is implemented ...

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