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  Time-saving tips Linux users should know

As a programmer or system administrator, we have more chances of working on *nix platforms. It's tough experience when first start use *nix as we need to face a black screen without knowing what's behind it. Now, if we can have some resources to rely on, then we will find the beautify of *nix. They are fast, efficient and most importantly sexy. Below are some great tips for helping Linux users get used to Linux. This list is a bit long. So be patient. To get more information on a command mention...

13,320 3 8          TIPS LINUX


  Server monitoring shell scripts

There are many open source server monitoring software such as cacti and nagios. Besides these, can we write our own shell scripts to monitor them? The shell scripts written by ourselves can fulfill our special requirements better and have a more detailed coverage. Below are some commonly used shell scripts used by Evangelist, an Oracle DBA. 1. Check network gateway traffic #!/bin/bash #network #Mike.Xu while : ; do time='date +%m"-"%d" "%k":"%M' day='date +%m"-"%d' rx_before='...

13,390 0 11          MEMORY SHELL CPU SERVER MONITOR


  Microsoft is attacking iPad again

Microsoft recently released a new advertisement on YouTube which attacked iPad. It aimed to show that iPad had a poorer performance in the classroom than Windows Tablet.Steve Jobs once said that iPad could liberate student's shoulder, students no longer need to carry their heavy school bags to the class. But from Microsoft's perspective, although iPad is lighter than student's school bag, the problem is that its performance in the classroom is not so satisfying. In Microsoft's advertisement, af...

2,108 0 0          WINDOWS 8 ADVERTISEMENT IPAD


  Recover deleted file in Linux EXT3 file system

Environment : CentOS 5.3 x86_64, /dev/sdb1 is the data segment /data0. EXT3 file system. Problem : /data0/tcsql/cankao/phpcws-1.5.0/httpcws.cpp is deleted mistakenly and httpcws.cpp is not backed up. It will take much time to rewrite this program again. So we must recover it back. debugfs is feasible in EXT2 file system, but in EXT3 file system, it's not very useful. There is one open source software called ext3grep which can help us recover deleted file in EXT3 file system. The recovery steps a...

4,272 0 0          LINUX EXT3 FILE RECOVERY


  Windows 8.1 will be released on October 18

According to TheVerge, Microsoft Windows 8.1 will be released on October 18. Windows 8 users can download the free update on Windows Store one day before the release date, There will be a formal release press on October 18. In next few weeks, Windows 8 RTM will be open to PC manufacturers and partners. In this year's WPC, Microsoft demonstrated their latest Windows 8.1 on various devices most of the time, including the 8-inch Tablet PC, laptops, desktops and even streamed content from PC to Xbo...

1,094 0 0          WINDOWS 8.1 RELEASE DATE


  Migrate from MySQL to MariaDB in Ubuntu

The biggest movement of escaping from MySQL in this century starts, openSUSE,Fedora and Arch have started to use MariaDB instead of MySQL as their default database. Many people also dislike the attitude of Oracle on MySQL, so it's reasonable to migrate from MySQL to MariaDB. The whole process is not complicated. Here we share the steps to migrate from MySQL to MariaDB in Ubuntu. Installation procedure: sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xcbcb082a1bb943db Modify /etc/a...

3,286 0 1          UBUNTU MYSQL MARIADB


  How to commit code to OpenStack

If you want to make contributions to OpenStack, the best way to start is to help the community with blueprint or submit bug fix. To commit codes, you need to conform to some rules in the community. Work flow Register an OpenID Apply for a CLA certificate Apply for company CLA certificate Update contributor list Join OpenStack Contributors group and OpenStack group Set up SSH Keys Get a blueprint/bug git clone codes to local disk. Configure user name and user email and openid Modify codes in a l...

2,266 0 0          CONTRIBUTION OPENSTACK


  Why do people hate Windows?

Windows brought us into PC era, it becomes the most widely used OS in the past 20 or so years. But unfortunately there are still many people hate Windows. Is it because we may encounter the notorious blue screen issue now and then?  People hate Microsoft Windows for the same reason they hate Comcast, United Airlines, or Paypal.Once Microsoft gained a dominant market position, it completely and utterly took its customers for granted. It became arrogant and complacent, causing customers to fe...

12,704 6 2          WINDOWS HATE