Introduction Today I received an interesting requirement. A customer wanted their FTP users on several new servers (having the same username) to have the same password as that of the users on an older server. The problem...Read More
Introduction The ability to check memory usage on Linux systems follows the popular UNIX philosophy “there’s more than one way to do it”. We have multiple commands to check and diagnose memory usage on Linux...Read More
Introduction A bootloader is a small program that loads up code required for operating system startup. This mainly includes the location of the operating system kernel and the options which should be used to load the kernel....Read More
Introduction In an earlier article, we discussed the systemd system startup manager in detail and also ventured into the reasons why it has replaced sysvinit as the default system startup and service manager for many popular...Read More
Introduction In one of our earlier articles we discussed the sysvinit system startup and service manager in detail. In a subsequent article, we compared sysvinit with other two major alternatives to sysvinit i.e. upstart and...Read More
Introduction Configuring passwordless ssh authentication between users on the same or different systems is a common task for a system administrator. Following the available steps is simple enough but we may often find ourselves...Read More
We are excited to announce our online training from this weekend. These trainings are in-person and online based through GoToMeeting software. The first training which is we are planning to give is “Bash shell...Read More
Introduction Every system administrator is a frequent user of the bash history command to recall previously executed actions. We frequently use the bash shells’ history feature to check what commands we executed previously...Read More
Introduction A version control system is a piece of software that records changes to a file or set of files over time so that you can recall specific versions of these files at a later date. The need for version control is not...Read More
Introduction The term “kernel panic” is nothing short of terrifying for any system administrator. A kernel panic is a desperate safety precaution exercised by the operating system’s kernel upon detecting an...Read More
Introduction In our earlier articles, we’ve discussed the sysVinit and systemd service managers. In this article, we shift our focus to upstart and understand what is upstart and how it works. We’ll also...Read More
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My name is Surendra Kumar Anne. I hail from Vijayawada which is cultural capital of south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. I am a Linux evangelist who believes in Hard work, A down to earth person, Likes to share knowledge with others, Loves dogs, Likes photography. At present I work at Bank of America as Sr. Analyst Systems and Administration. You can contact me at surendra (@) linuxnix dot com.