Tagged: Linux

Choosing a Computer for Digital Photography

So you’re a digital photographer, videographer, graphics designer, or other creative? Faced with choosing a computer for digital photography, video editing, or heavy graphical design? Here are some computer buying tips for the photographer...

Program Code

Recursive chmod in Linux and MacOSX

Recursively chmod directories only OR files only Recursively search directory tree (starting at the current directory ‘dot’): Recursively chmod 755 all directories only: find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; Recursively chmod...

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Disk Usage Summary in Linux or Mac OS X

Here is a simple way to get a disk usage summary in Linux or Mac OS X using the command-line. The “du” command is the conventional choice, but gives a lot of information by...

Sync Key

Rsync Defaults for Archive Flag

Using rsync without the “archive flag” (-a). What does -a default to? It is the archive mode. -a, –archive; archive mode; equals -rlptgoD (no -H,-A,-X) Where: -r, –recursive; recurse into directories -l, –links; copy...

Global Network

Bind Multiple IP Addresses in Linux

Need to bind multiple IP addresses to an network interface? Here is a nice article I found online: cd /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ cp ifcfg-eth0 ifcfg-eth0:0 cp ifcfg-eth0 ifcfg-eth0:1 cp ifcfg-eth0 ifcfg-eth0:2 … vi ifcfg-eth0:0 OLD article...

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Installing X-Windows on Linux

To install the X Window System (X-Windows) on Linux: yum groupinstall “X Window System” See larger image How Linux Works, 2nd Edition: What Every Superuser Should Know New From: $24.19 USD In Stock

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Burn ISO File to CD on Linux

How to burn an ISO file to CD on Linux cdrecord -v dev=’ATAPI:1,1,0′ driveropts=burnfree -sao -eject “filename.iso” See larger image How Linux Works, 2nd Edition: What Every Superuser Should Know New From: $24.19 USD...

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Rsync Delete Files Safety Net

The –delete flag in rsync will deactivate if something goes wrong during the sync, such as invalid files. I’ve just seen this happen. See larger image Backup & Recovery: Inexpensive Backup Solutions for Open...