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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Suppose i run passwd via bash shell. It is a suid program, which temporarily runs as root(owner) and modifies the user entries.
However, when i write a C file and give 4755 permission and root ownership to the 'a.out' file , it doesn't run as root in bash shell. I verified this by... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: syncmaster
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to know how to run two unix programs on two different cpu cores on a 2-core or 4-core or 8-core CPU machine? Extending this how would i run four and eight unix programs on 4-core and 8-core machine respectively?
If this can be done, how to know which program is assigned to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kaaliakahn
I a writing a program which I would like to distribute commercially to Linux users. This question doesn't apply specifically to Ubuntu, but Ubuntu will be one of the Linux systems involved, and Ubuntu is one of the systems on which I have practiced installing. I have sufficient Linux experience... (5 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
not sure whether this or the security board is the right forum. If I failed, please move :)
So here's the problem:
I need to build a Linux environment in which only "signed" processes are allowed to run. When I say signed I don't mean a VeriSign signature like you know it from... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: disaster
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Are the programs written on schedulers ,thread library , process management, memory management, et al called systems programs ? How are they different from the programs that implement functions like open() , printf() , scanf() , read() .. they have a prefix sys_open, sys_close, sys_read etc , right... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vishwamitra
I'm working on a Thesis and right now I'm in a phase of comparing a Linux vs Windows performance in similar situations on the same machine.
I'm asking here because I would like help on this, since I've always worked in Linux as an Administrator and a user, never as a... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: lzcool
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
hi i am doing a small project on linux shell so if anyone can provide me some programs which can ipmlement commands like copy,date,calendar ....thank u (1 Reply)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am looking for an alternative. I am not wanting to try and run it using one of those fancy programs that can run windows programs. I am trying to cut the chord from MS so I am looking for good similar programs.
If there are none, then I guess I try to run it under Linux. ... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: wizkid
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I notice that (Mandrake) Linux and Windows do not seem to operate alike in terms of installing third party software.
Windows, on one hand, creates icons and adds items to the Start Menu, with the help of the InstallShield--or equivalent, of course, but Linux, on the other hand, seems to care... (3 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am not sure how to install a program in linux. I have Java 2 on a CD the CD Mounts but then I'm lost. What do I need to do so that the programm will install on my system? Thank you,
Monkette (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: kdelph