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How to get system info in Linux

Posted 08-19-2008 at 02:25 AM by sica07

Here are some useful commands that you can use to find (almost) every information that you want to know about your system from the command line. Most of this commands can be run as non-privileged user, but more information can be obtained if (and should be) run as root.:

linux_inside

General system information:

# uname -a

Process information:

# top

(Shift-M to order the list by memory use)
Memory information:...
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Advanced TFTP server setup in Ubuntu Linux

Posted 08-18-2008 at 01:19 PM by sridhar11

atftp is Multi-threaded TFTP server implementing all options (option extension and multicast) as specified in RFC1350, RFC2090, RFC2347, RFC2348 and RFC2349. Atftpd also supports multicast protocol known as mtftp, defined in the PXE specification. The server supports being started from inetd as well as in daemon mode using init scripts.

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new installation keeping /home partition; Loving Advice

Posted 08-18-2008 at 12:07 AM by Nityanandi

Retaining /home partition during installation is like balancing a pencil on its point, unless the installation presents option of whether or not to retain previous configurations and the user says NO, DO NOT; because sometimes one is only installing to be rid of those configurations that were tying the OS up in a knot. On my Asus 9rp laptop i installed so many distros, delighted to retain my home directory; but it is because of this that none of them worked; worse yet, they all added my new configurations...
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PyTube - Download,Edit,Convert videos from video sharing websites

Posted 08-17-2008 at 08:50 AM by rbkumaran

PyTube is a GUI tool to download videos online from Video-sharing websites like Youtube, Google videos. Not only can it download files, PyTube can search for videos and help you to convert the videos to your format of choice. Also, can manipulate videos like Apply Audio into Video, Merge videos, resize videos, create ringtones to your mobilephone, rotate videos etc.<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/multimedia/pytube-downloadeditconvert-videos-from-video-sharing-websites/" alt="PyTube...
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Clive - Download videos from YouTube & other video sharing websites

Posted 08-15-2008 at 04:54 PM by rbkumaran

clive is an open source command line tool to extract videos and to bypass the need to use Adobe Flash in order to view user-generated content available on video-sharing websites. Clive supports Youtube, GoogleVideo, Dailymotion, metacafe, Guba, Sevenload, Myvideo. Clive converts the downloaded Flash Video into a MP4 file avoiding the need of having a Flash Video Player.<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/internet-browser/clive-download-videos-from-youtube-other-video-sharing-websites/"...
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