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Month: June 2010

How To Find Web Server Type Running On A Linux Or Windows Machine?

How to find web server type running on a Linux or windows machine? Is there any Linux command to get the details?Ans : Yes it’s possible in Linux by using curl(client for URL) command. To find which web server is running on a machine use blow command. #curl -I # curl -I itigHTTP/1.1 200 OK Via: 1.1 us-PROXY1, 1.1 us-PROXY2 Connection: close Proxy-Connection: close Expires: Mon, 1 Jan 2001 00:00:00 GMT Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 03:26:55 GMT Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8Server: Apache/2.2.3 (Red Hat) X-Powered-By: PHP/5.1.6 Set-Cookie: b2933756b1f0288a74dd630e51954bff=5sl7jaqpgliambi2fq7q3ailv6; path=/ P3P: CP=”NOI ADM DEV PSAi COM NAV OUR OTRo...

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How To Play WMV,WMA, MP3 Files In Linux?

By default most of the Linux systems will not support any of the mention formates. In order to play these files in Linux we require to install mplayer or vlc. My favourite one is VLC(VideoLAN Client). With which you can play most of the media files and even we can play streaming video and audio files. VLC uses ffmpeg codecs back end to convert/play many formats.VLC support below formats : 3GP(.3gp) ==> 3rd generation phone format, This video format is good for mobile phones.AIFF/ASF(.asf, .wmv) ==> These are windows proprietary format, ASF(Active Streaming Format) is used for streaming purpose and wmv(Windows media video) for playing windows videos.AU(.au) ==> Simple Audio file introduced by Sun micro systems. AVI(.avi) ==>AVI(Audio video interleave) ==> This is one more format developed by MS. Due to separation of Audio and Video the file size is less when compared to normal WMV files, So most of the times when you download movies from torrents they are in AVI. FLV (.flv) ==> FLash Video, which is used for streaming again. For example the popular video site uses this format to play videos for users. MOV(.mov) ==> Movie file format which is default format in Mac OS.MP4(.mp4) ==> Compressed format for Audio, The songs which are stored in mp4 occupies less space then mp3. So many users when they want to listen to songs on their...

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