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The Kernel Newbie Corner: Kernel Debugging Using proc "Sequence" Files--Part 1

Over this column and the next one (and possibly the one after that, depending on how detailed we get), we're going to discuss kernel and module...
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Linux Software RAID--A Belt and a Pair of Suspenders

There is an old phrase about wearing a belt and a pair of suspenders if you want to make sure your pants stay up (why haven’t plumbers figured...
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Finding and Trimming Linux Bloat

If you're running on a low-memory system -- and these days, anything with less than two gigabytes qualifies as low-memory -- it would be handy to...
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Linux Migration Guide: Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Linux Maintenance

There's no avoiding it, if you're using a computer (or just about anything else) the operating system needs to be maintained. This article addresses...
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The Kernel Newbie Corner: Kernel and Module Debugging with gdb

This week, we're going to demonstrate how to do some very basic debugging of both your running kernel and a loaded module using the gdb debugger...
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Tech Tip: Removing Unnecessary Packages on Debian Systems

Article Source Linux JournalAugust 11, 2009, 6:39 am The command deborphan can be used to check for unnecessary (orphaned) packages. By default...
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SYSSTAT Howto: A Deployment and Configuration Guide for Linux Servers

I remember one of the first things that attracted me to computers--well, besides Pac-Man--was the blinking lights. Blue, amber, red, or green, I...
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OpenOffice.org: Cross-References Revisited

Article Source Linux JournalAugust 10, 2009, 9:31 am   Over the last few releases, cross-references have improved immensely in OpenOffice.org....
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The Kernel Newbie Corner: What's in That Loadable Module, Anyway?

In the very near future, we're going to attack the problem of debugging both the kernel and our loadable modules in real time. But in order to do...
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Tech Tip: View Config Files Without Comments

Article Source Linux JournalAugust 4, 2009, 8:09 am I've been using this grep invocation for years to trim comments out of config files....
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