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Dec to hex converter

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Dec to hex converter (or a dec to hex convertor) is a tool used to convert numbers expressed in the decimal format into hexadecimal or short hex format. Dec to hex conversion is common when working with web sites and graphics...

EDAC - Error Detection And Correction

(via www.kernel.org)

The 'edac' kernel module goal is to detect and report errors that occur
within the computer system running under linux.

How to use ftp in a shell script

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Sometimes I want to FTP a file from one machine to another. Usually, I can do the transfer interactively, but every so often, I would like to have a shell script do the file transfer. This task has eluded me in the past, but I finally figured it out. I've not seen this particular trick documented in the past, so I submit it for your approval...

GPG Quick Start

(via www.madboa.com)

A quick gpg HOWTO for getting started with GnuPG.

RBLSMTPD with SYSLOG

(via www.tjsi.com)

This modified rblsmtpd features parameter-enabled syslog-based RBL server and source-IP logging.

Review the FAQ for the compile, install and testing...

The Guide to IP Layer Network Administration with Linux

(via linux-ip.net)

The Guide to IP Layer Network Administration with Linux was conceived as a project to document and provide examples for the use of Linux-specific IP networking tools.

The book includes coverage of the following topics: network address translation (NAT), address resolution protocol (ARP), routing, and masquerading. There is a nascent section on bridging, although the focus of the documentation is the use of layer 3 Linux technologies.

Tuning and Optimizing RHEL for Oracle 9i and 10g Databases

(via www.puschitz.com)

This article is a step by step guide for tuning and optimizing Red Hat Enterprise Linux on x86 and x86-64 platforms running Oracle 9i (32bit/64bit) and Oracle 10g (32bit/64bit) standalone and RAC databases. This guide covers Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 3 and 4 and the older version 2.1. For instructions on installing Oracle 9i and 10g databases, see Oracle on Linux. Other Linux articles can be found at www.puschitz.com...

Java's Runtime.exec and External Applications

(via www.ensta.fr)

Java was developed with an eye toward platform independence, freeing the software developer from the unpleasant and tedious task of cross-platform porting and testing of software. All too often, however, developers are not able to write completely new applications, but have to interface to existing legacy software and operating systems. This poses a problem as Java cannot make use of many utilities and system-dependent features that these programs have relied upon in the past...

Dive Into Python

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Dive Into Python is a Python book for experienced programmers. You can buy a printed copy, read it online, or download it in a variety of formats. It is also available in multiple languages...

Deleting mail from the mail queue

(via www.brandonhutchinson.com)

Sendmail does not provide a command-line argument to remove messages from the mail queue. It may be necessary to manually remove messages from the mail queue rather than allowing Sendmail to attempt redelivery of messages for Timeout.queureturn days (5, by default).

The proper way to remove messages from the mail queue is to use the qtool.pl program included in the contrib subdirectory of the Sendmail source code distribution. qtool.pl uses the same file locking mechanism as Sendmail...

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