Riz Khan on March 21st, 2011

Linux has powerful set of shell commands using which you can almost achieve anything. Specially combining commands through pipes and redirection can make them more stronger. If you need to find the total file count in a directory in Linux ( CentOS / RHEL etc ) then you can do this using following command : […]

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Riz Khan on March 19th, 2011

Core dump is a memory or a storage dump which records the memory state of a computer program at specific instance when a program terminates abnormally. The abnormal termination of the program can be result of various reasons, however most OS are set to generate a core dump of memory state of the executable at […]

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Riz Khan on March 14th, 2011

  Virtouzzo provides a shell utility named ‘vzmlocal‘ , it can be used to clone a vps and comes handy in many situations. There are multiple reasons for which you may want o clone a vps, like : clone a vps before doing any major installation or changes within vps, so it can be reverted […]

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Riz Khan on March 10th, 2011

fsck stands for File System Check and it is a disk repair utility used in Unix and Linux ┬ábased operating systems. Normally fsck is started automatically at boot time if some file system inconsistency is identified. However System Administrators can issue a manual fsck as well if they notice any issues on the running system. […]

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