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Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and its related services form the foundation for enterprise networks that run Windows® operating systems. The AD DS database is the central store of all the domain objects, such as user accounts, computer accounts, and groups. AD DS provides a searchable hierarchical directory, and provides a method for applying […]

How to Choose Unix [Part 2]

Last month, I have come across how to choose Unix, with which UNIX to choose, commercial UNIX, and open source UNIX, lets see how the “Brands of commercial UNIX“and “Brands of open source UNIX”. Brands of commercial UNIX Some of the most famous and widely used brands of UNIX include Sun’s Solaris and Hewlett Packard’s […]

How to Choose Unix [Part 1]

While the Linux variant of UNIX is fast becoming a desktop operating system, UNIX’s multiuser capabilities make it ideally suitable in a server role. When tasked as a web or database server, a properly configured UNIX system will provide unparalleled periods of uptime, requiring little service. The structure of UNIX means that in the case […]

Text-processing utilities in Linux

Text processing is different than word processing. In word processing, text is edited and manipulated in a “What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get” (WYSIWYG) environment. This enables you to produce printed copies of the text, complete with features such as graphics and tables. Linux stores files in plain-text format. This allows you to use different processing, or filtering, utilities on […]

Do you Defrag your Hard Disk Drive.

Defragmentation is a process that helps to reduce the amount of fragmentation in your file systems. Same as file fragment, disk fragments, they are created by the allocation of file in the magnetic disk. This happens when we create, delete, move, update and copy files from one location to another. This is because our computer […]

Understanding disk quotas in Linux

After talk about special character on linux command last week, now let understand on disk quota here. In Linux, a system of disk quotas enables the system administrator to restrict disk usage by individuals and groups. Quotas can specify the maximum amount of total disk space allotted to a user or group The maximum number […]

Special characters on the Linux command line

Specially defined characters are essential for many of the Linux shell’s powerful features, such as filename completion and command substitution. The shell interprets these characters in a different way from other, regular characters on the command line. However, if you want to disable these characters, you can use a process called quoting. Filename completion characters […]

Why use the Linux shell?

Most PC users communicate with the operating system on their machines using a graphical user interface (GUI), such as those used in Microsoft Windows 2000 or Mac OS 9. Linux has its own GUIs, most notably GNU Network Object Model Environment (GNOME) and the K Desktop Environment (KDE). GUIs provide buttons, menus, icons, and all […]

Mounting Linux file systems

After talking on the Linux File Types in the previous entries, is time to learn the basic on mounting linux file systems. For the data contained on hard disks, disk partitions, network drives, and removable media to be accessed under Linux, it is necessary to attach – or mount – the devices containing the data […]