June 2009

  • Installing Nagios on Linux and unravelling software code names

    A reader new to Linux wonders about which distribution is recommended for installing Nagios and what Nahant and Tikanga mean.

  • Linux tools

    Learn about different tools, tips, programs and resources from every genre of Linux tools, and learn how to deploy and configure the tools that suite your needs.

  • Linux command line tools: The top 50

    The most popular and useful Linux command utilities and programs, like sudo, chmod, exec, rpm, to name a few.

  • Systems monitoring and tuning tools for RHEL 5

    Documentation for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 covering checking system performance, tuning, kernel configuration and extending the file system exists in a variety of places. Expert Ken Milberg gives...

  • Troubleshooting Linux boot problems

    If your Linux server fails to show the login screen at startup, you have a boot problem. Learn some tricks on how to diagnose and fix a Linux server boot problem from Grub failure to init and runle...

  • Configuring YUM on Linux

    YUM is a package manager for RPM systems, it is made to update groups of machines without having to update each specific RPM. Learn how to configure it using yum.conf and get some basic commands. Y...

  • Ubuntu

    Ubuntu (pronounced oo-BOON-too) is an open source Debian-based Linux distribution. Sponsored by Canonical Ltd., Ubuntu is considered a good distribution for beginners. The operating system is inte...

  • Recovering your Linux server with a Knoppix rescue disk

    Learn how to recover data on your Linux server if it doesn't boot properly using Knoppix, and how to mount the Linux file systems on your server with step-by-step instructions. How to troubleshoot ...

  • Red Hat debuts flexible JBoss platform additions

    Red Hat released multiple JBoss application servers in June, featuring modular construction and microcontainers that enable businesses to customize the Web application servers to fit their data cen...

  • Ingres and JBoss integration aimed at database market expansion

    Ingres Corp. says its JBoss pact achieves mission-critical, end-to-end open source computing but expert doubts Ingres can overtake the database market. Among the customers using the integrated midd...