Command line is more powerful because you can do lot with them, you can tell your computer exactly what you want and get the appropriate answer, while GUI application can only tell your computer what the GUI programmer has defined. Recently, CLI is mostly used by Linux/Unix administrators since most popular linux distros come with a […]
“OpenIndiana oi_151a has been released, this release comes exactly one year after the first release, oi_147. This build brings a wide variety of enhancements, including being the first build based on Illumos. Notable changes to the kernel and core userland since OpenIndiana’s oi_148 release includes KVM, the open source kernel-based Virtual Machine, as a basic […]
whowatch is a interactive, ncurses-based, process and users monitoring tool, which updates information in real time. This is a perfect tool for local and remote servers. It displays information about the users currently logged on to the machine, in real-time. Besides standard information (login name, tty, host, user’s process), the type of the connection (ie. […]
Puppet is a tool to manage the configuration of Unix-like systems declaratively. The developer provides Puppet templates to describe parts of the system, and, when these templates are deployed, the runtime puts the managed systems into the declared state.
PCBSD 8.2 has been released!, the PC-BSD 8.2 (Hubble edition), running FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE, and KDE 4.5.5. Version 8.2 contains a number of enhancements and improvements, some of the notable changes are: added ability to select file-system type and encryption during auto-partitioning; able to toggle between MBR/GPT partitioning; arious bug fixes to the wireless network managers; […]
Nagios is a popular open source computer system and network monitoring software application. It watches hosts and services, alerting users when things go wrong and again when they get better. Nagios was originally designed to run under Linux, but also runs well on other Unix variants. It is free software, licensed under the terms of the GNU General […]
OpenIndiana project was launched officially the 14th of September, this project is a brand new distribution of OpenSolaris, constructed by the community, for the community. The primary goal is to be a binary and package compatible drop in replacement for the official OpenSolaris and forthcoming Solaris 11 and Solaris 11 Express releases.”
Oracle failed to deliver OpenSolaris 2010.1H and it’s now been thirteen months since the last official update (when Sun Microsystems still was under its own control) of the Open Solaris operating system. The next OpenSolaris update was supposed to come in February or March and then it kept getting pushed back with little to no […]