Updated 12-10-2013: Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. There are many nice themes available for conky that can display clock, CPU usage, ram usage, swap, disk, net and more, one of these nice themes is Conky-Lua, this theme (See screensot bellow) allow you to display […]
The mysqldump client is a backup program originally written by Igor Romanenko. It can be used to dump a database or a collection of databases for backup or transfer to another SQL server (not necessarily a MySQL server). The dump typically contains SQL statements to create the table, populate it, or both. However, mysqldump can […]
Workstation. It’s a term in the IT industry that either gets you very excited because of the sheer performance of such systems due to the hardware associated with a workstation. Or on the other hand, the term may scare the hell out of you because workstations usually cost many thousands of dollars.
Recently, CLI is mostly used by Linux/Unix administrators since most popular linux distros come with a complete set of GUI applications that make the user use less and less the command line. In our previous post, we saw 11 useful commands for Linux/Unix administrators, in this post we will see a list of useful commands useful […]
VLC 2.0 “Twoflower” has been released, this is a major release of VLC that comes with faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware, ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits codecs.
Cinnamon is the new desktop environment created around the Gnome 3.2, to give power Gnome Shell users a Gnome 2 like layout and experience. It is develloped and maintened by LinuxMint team. The latest release is Cinnamon1.3.
Nagios is one of the most powerful open source monitoring tool, its giving the opportunity for monitoring all OS and devices , in our previous posts, we did show you how to install Nagios from source in Fedora and CentOS, today we will see how to install it directly from yum in Fedora/Centos/SL(Scientific Linux) […]