Anatomy of the Linux file system

What I love IBM for is their DeveloperWorks 🙂 Here is M. Tim Jones’ latest publication exploring Linux filesystem. Respect to IBM and Tim! When it comes to file systems, Linux is the Swiss Army knife of operating systems. Linux supports a large number of file systems, from journaling to clustering to cryptographic. Linux is a wonderful platform for using standard and more exotic file systems and also for developing […]

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Linux Halloween! [pic]

 

Switch to Ubuntu from different Linux distros or other OSes

Few will deny that many people that use Unix-like Operating Systems or M$ Windows make the switch to Ubuntu these days or are considering it. The following links will show you Ubuntu equivalents of many traditional Unix applications, and tasks. SwitchingToUbuntu/FromLinux Switching to Ubuntu From Red Hat Enterprise Linux And Fedora FromGentooToKubuntu Switching to Ubuntu From Mac OS X SwitchingToUbuntu/FromWindows

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Fun: Chuck Norris vs. Linus Torvalds

[digg-me] I’m sure everybody remembers facts on Chuck Norris, and here are Linus Torvalds facts! Look at the picture, do you see any differences, don’t you? 🙂 😉 🙂 Linus Torvalds once found a segmentation fault in the universe. Linus Torvalds can run kill -9 and kill Chuck Norris. Linus Torvalds doesn’t die, he simply returns zero. Linus Torvalds first written program had artificial intelligence. Linus can divide by zero. […]

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Adjust LCD brightness from command line

As many other Ubuntu users several days ago I’ve upgraded my Feisty to Gutsy at my Dell Inspiron 1501. Unfortunately many things that worked for me in Feisty doesn’t work in Gutsy just after upgrading. Among them are: suspend/hibernate and brightness adjustment. At this moment I’m trying to get these features working and certainly share results here but not workable brightness adjustment really disturbed me. So, until I didn’t find […]

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