Tag: Linux

TechTip: Monitoring with kill

I am sure you all have used the kill command to kill or reload processes, but have you ever used to monitor the state of a process using kill command ? Most of the times, the answer will be NO.

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Fork Bomb

Fork Bomb, Pretty much clear by name, anything which uses the "fork" operation and explodes like a bomb is known as Fork Bomb. It's a form of DOS (Denial Of Service) attack, using fork operation, in which a running process can create another running process. Fork bomb is sometimes referred as wabbit. In other words, Fork Bomb is a particular species of wabbit that can be written in one line of code.

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TechTip: Unlock More Space in Linux

In Linux, when you format a drive, then you don't get 100% space, instead of that 5% space is already reserved for privileged processes by default. The main reason why this is done, is that in case your filesystem gets full, still the system processes continue to work properly. So, it's not always so good idea to mess up with this space.

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Configure Tata Photon Whiz On Ubuntu Linux

Tata indicom is offering unlimited surfing plus download at very affordable prices with their Tata Photon Whiz. Although it's at compromised speeds but still, it is unlimited. Configuring this card at windows is pretty much easy, as it is always with all other softwares. Within few clicks, your card will be working and you will be ready to browse net within sometime. but as always, configuring it on Ubuntu linux is not so easy but at the same time not so difficult too if you follow right steps. Below I will be explaining them.

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No More Linux For Your PS3

Sony's PlayStation 3 is choice of most of the gamers in this world, but at the same time it is choice of those people, who would like to use their gaming station as a desktop system too. Yes, till mach 2010, you could have installed linux (also other operating systems too) on your PlayStation 3 and could have used it as your desktop also.

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