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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Guys: I have a customer using the 'pdftotext' utility under Linux. PDFs are received via email, converted to text, etc. and it has worked nicely for years. They received a PDF from a customer and the utility will not read it. The text file is created but it's either empty or has 1-2 bytes of... (23 Replies)
Discussion started by: kenlenard
In recently reading an article on linux basics before I embark and my personal installation project I came across this passage -
IDE drives have three types of partition: primary, logical, and extended. The partition table is located in the master boot record (MBR) of a disk. The MBR is the... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: Synchlavier
I recently started working with Solaris, and what I noticed is that a lot of commands I used to regularly use don't work, like sed -i and grep -r. I have found work arounds for these problems though but it's a pain in the ass.
I'm just wondering why they decided not to include these handy... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Subbeh
4. Red Hat
I have noticed some performance issues on my RHEL5 server but the memory and CPU utilization on the box is fine.
I have a 1G full duplexed eth0 card and I am suspicious that this may be causing the problem. My eth0 settings are as follows:
Settings for eth0:
Supported ports: ... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: Duffs22
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
As part of a quiz assigned during my unix class I was asked to write a program to ask for a file name, print read errors, and "reverse elements in a list."
I used the 'tac' command in my solution, however, I was then lectured for 5 min about the "limitations" of the 'tac' command and how a 'for'... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: 127.0.0.1
6. UNIX and Linux Applications
I'm running a simulation (programmed in C) which makes calls to gnuplot periodically to plot data I have stored.
First I open a pipe to gnuplot and set it to multiplot:
FILE * pipe = popen("gnuplot", "w");
fprintf(pipe, "set multiplot\n");
(this pipe stays open until the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sedavidw
Is there a limit to the number of LUNS that can be concatenated using Solaris Volume manager with Soft partitions?
I have worked with some AIX admins in the past and there was such a limitation therefore limiting the size the filesystem could grow to.
Is there such a limitation in Solaris 9... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: BG_JrAdmin
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to set my minimum password length to on Linux and AIX.
However, doing this normally would only make it so newly added users will be affected by this. I would like for when I make this change, it either truncates everyone elses password, or prompts them to change it to 8+ characters.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: syndex
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to use the csplit file on a file that contains records that have more than 2048 characters on a line. The resultant split file seems to ignore the rest of the line and I lose the data.
Is there any way that csplit can handle record lengths greater than 2048?
Thanks (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: ravagga
10. IP Networking
32 bit IP addresses with class based allocation schemes have limitations. does anyone know where i could get some info on this or if you have time to spare and really want to help me, a couple of sentences.
milos (1 Reply)
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