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Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
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I own a old IBM 390E, 14.1 inch LCD Screen, Pentium 2, 366mhz, 64mb of ram, 3 gig hardrive. It had been collecting Dust in the computer room. It had been dropped by the previous owner on the left Hinge corner breaking the corner of the base to where the Hinge snapped loose and there was no plastic on the base to attach the hinge and screen to. Also the monitor would not display a screen but I checked it with a External CRT monitor and it would display with it. It had Windows ME on it. (Notice the...
I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I’m a huge fan of open source development, as I’m sure most of you on here are. I’ve never really understood the mindset of, “We want you to buy and use our software, and you’re able to look at it far more objectively than we can much of the time, but we absolutely do NOT want you to be able to implement your potentially ground-breaking ideas into our software! And we’ll fix our own bugs, on our own time, thank you very much!”
/etc/rc.d/init.d contains all of the scripts to control all services. Any of them accept a start/stop/restart argument. Now, you have /etc/rc.d/rc1.d,rc2.d, and so on. These correspond to the various runlevels. For example, rc3.d is for text mode console, and rc5.d is x windows. In each of the rcn.d directories are a bunch of symlinks to scipts in init.d. They all begin with S or K (start or kill aka stop). They are arranged in order by the numbers following S or K. Here's the clever bit, the scripts
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...