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Inode and its corresponding filename

Posted 07-21-2009 at 08:58 AM by Mr. ameya sathe (Tantra Yantra Swatantrya)

We refer to a file by its name. Computer refer to the file by its inode numbers. For every filesystem; there is an inode table. This table consists of Inode numbers & its correspondingmetadata. On the contrary; the mapping of filenames to inode numbers is stored in the directory containing the file.
To display the inode number of a file; say hindu one must issue the command
ls -i hindu
To display the total number of inode numbers in the filesystem ; you must issue the command...
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Bing- A Microsoft Decision Engine - My 'Try It'

Posted 06-01-2009 at 08:41 AM by Mr. ameya sathe (Tantra Yantra Swatantrya)

Today is 1st June 2009. I have fired up the ‘Internet Explorer 8’ – a Microsoft web browser offering. I type just ‘’ in the address bar. The circular motion on the tab started. More it takes time to load the page; more I dread. I dread the search engine web page. Even; if you type the complete web page link given by, say for example; its still going to return web page L.
OOPS!! I strayed away. Instead of being represented with...
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Eiciel-GNOME File ACL editor

Posted 05-11-2009 at 07:19 AM by Mr. ameya sathe (Tantra Yantra Swatantrya)
Updated 05-11-2009 at 07:40 AM by Mr. ameya sathe
Tags acl, graphical, gui

ACL( Access Control List) is a great way of managing access rights to files and directories. You can add,manage and delete the entries in the ACL through commands and also with help of GUI utility. Yes; there is indeed a GUI utility.
It is named as
eiciel. Pronounciation is simple. Just speak aloud these alphabets. A C L Yes; thats the pronounciation.
This utility is usable on the GNOME desktop environment. The management of the ACL is integrated inside...
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