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  Bill Gates : Ctrl+Alt+Del was a mistake

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates admitted that Ctrl+Alt+Del command was a mistake when he was in a fund raising campaign at Harvard University last week. This command was initially designed to reboot the system. David Rubenstein, the Harvard fund raising campaign chairman, asked Bill Gates : "Why when I turn on my software or computer do I need to have my three fingers to press control,alt and delete? Whose idea was that?" The answer given by Bill Gates is : "Basically because when you turn your co...


  37 powerful Linux shell commands

To work on Linux platform, you cannot avoid using shell commands to complete some tasks. These tasks can be as simple as list files in some directories or find some text in some file, or can be as complex as monitoring processes. In this post, we will share 37 powerful Linux shell commands.   Task Commands 1 Delete file with 0 byte(empty file) find . -type f -size 0 -exec rm -rf {} \;find . type f -size 0 -delete 2 Check process memory consumption ps -e -o "%C : %p : %z : %a"|sort -k...

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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...

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  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='...


  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...


  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...

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  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...

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  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 0xcbcb082a1bb943db Modify /etc/a...

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