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What are the advantages of fork on unix systems?

What is the difference from a simple start **** & gt; / dev / null & amp;? Read more

I can't build Nesus from ports on FreeBSD 7.3

Good evening, dear community! Thanks in advance for your help ... proper subject ...  ===> Verifying install for nessus.4 in /usr/ports/security/nessus-libraries ===> Building for nessus-libraries-2.2.9_1 cd libpcap-nessus && make libtool cc -pipe -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -O2 -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I. -I../../include -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DNESSUS_ON_SSL -DHAVE_SYS_IOCCOM_H=1 -DHAVE_SYS_SOCKIO_H=1 -DHAVE_ETHER_HOSTTON=1 -DHAVE_STRERROR=1 -DHAVE_SOCKADDR_SA_LEN=1 -I. -... Read more

FreeBSD 8.0 vs 8.1

Question for BSD people. How popular is 8.0 now among servers? Will it be an adequate step not to support it in your software for the sake of 8.1 capabilities? Read more

Unix administration books?

Hello! Recently I have been interested in administering Unix OS, in particular Debian, FreeBSD. Accordingly, there is a need for good books. At the moment, I have only the “Linux Administrator's Guide” (Evi Nemeth) and “Unix in the Original” (Yuri Magda). Excellent books, but still I feel the need for something else, no less professional. The most interesting is the administration of networks, work with protocols, firewalls, proxy servers, etc. What can advise the habrasoobschestvo? Read more

FIFO-pipe and Unix Sockets?

What is the difference between named fifo pipes and unix sockets? After all, in essence, the purpose is the same, the representation of both as an inode in the file system. Read more

FreeNAS. Configure FTP and SMB?

Put on the home file (HP MicroServer) FreeNAS. Previously, I had nothing to do with him. In the standard configuration works. I dig further. What is:  - FreeNAS 0.7.2  - several physical disks, formatted for UFS, mounted as / mht / disk1, / mht / disk2, etc.  - SMB service is running:  - - Authentication - Anonymouse  - - Guest account - ftp  - the remaining settings are default. What you need:  - so that all mounted drives are available via SMB. It is currently present and wo... Read more

How to change passwords on FreeBSD?

There is a server on Hetzner, costs FreeBSD. It is necessary to change the password to the server via SSH. passwd issues the following: passwd: pam_chauthtok (): conversation failure Read more

Dependence of the speed of the server on the number of files in the folder

Guru * nix systems, tell me how the speed of the site depends on the number of files in folders? I have a website with 10K images in one folder and this number is growing rapidly. Is it worth thinking about sharing image storage? Read more

Which linux distribution is best for the production rails application?

I'm currently using Debian. I needed to shut down the Rails 3 application, I realized that this is a fairly trivial task for Debian. What OS do you run your Rails applications on? Read more

Pull a folder from a tar archive to another tar archive?

There is a tar.gz archive created by the tar -cpzf ... command, that is, compressed with gzip and with rights saved. Suppose it has the following folder structure: earth moon sun Can one team create an archive with the same parameters, only containing only one of the folders? For example, that the structure contained only one folder: moon One team. That is, without resorting to manual unpacking, and then packing the necessary folders. Read more

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