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Howto Boot debian in text mode instead of graphical mode (GUI)

Posted 09-09-2007 at 07:31 AM by sridhar11

You can prevent automatic running of the GUI when you boot your debian machine by disabling your login manager be it KDM, GDM or XDM from running at boot time. To disable the login manager from automatically running at boot up.

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Howto display the number of processors in Linux

Posted 09-02-2007 at 05:21 AM by sridhar11

If you’ve just bought a new desktop,laptop or server and the box says the box is powered by 2 processors, you can actually verify that.

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Mount and Unmount ISO,MDF,NRG Images Using AcetoneISO

Posted 09-02-2007 at 05:20 AM by sridhar11

AcetoneISO is CD/DVD image manipulator for Linux.Using this tool it is very easy to Mount and Unmount ISO,MDF,NRG Images

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Securing SSH Using Denyhosts

Posted 08-26-2007 at 11:52 AM by sridhar11

SSH is a great way to remotely administer a server. However, it still has a number of issues when you open it up to the world. The server and client communications are secure but that doesn’t mean the hosts involved are. Opening an SSH service to the world allows for brute force attacks and means that the carbon interface is still the weakest link.

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Howto restrict su command to superuser only in Linux

Posted 08-26-2007 at 11:51 AM by sridhar11

su is run a shell with substitute user and group IDs. su is used to become another user during a login session. Invoked without a username, su defaults to becoming the super user. The optional argument - may be used to provide an environment similar to what the user would expect had the user logged in directly.

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