update-rc.d is a command to set and edit the scripts within the different runtimes. For instance – when you make a script which you need to run each time you start runlevel 2 ( default in debian based systems ), you run the command:
This article provides notes and instructions on how to activate a standby database to become the primary database in a standby database configuration. Note that this article was written for release Oracle7 through 8i. For instructions on how to activate a standby database in Oracle9i, please refer to the "Role Transitions" section in the appropriate article for your Data Guard configuration
If you’ve shied away from Linux because of the hassle of working with removable media, you may want to take another look. Thanks to automation — and with the help of these tips — you may find that removable media is downright user friendly.
This tutorial shows how you can back up and restore hard drives and partitions with CloneZilla Live. CloneZilla Live is a Linux Live-CD that you insert into your computer; it contains hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tools similar to Norton Ghost. The created images are compressed and can be transferred to a Samba-, SSH-, or NFS server or to a local hard drive or USB drive.
You don't need to fork over big bucks – or even any bucks – to keep your online activities and identity secret. The open source community has dozens of privacy-related projects in development, and some of them have already proven themselves to be among the best privacy protection tools available.
“I’m using GNU/Linux mate, I’m alright”, you say smugly. Well, you’re certainly in a better place than the average non-professional Windows user, that’s for sure, but you shouldn’t be too complacent. We all know about deleting files, directories or dragging them to the trash can/recycle bin. Gone? Think again. That is only the beginning. If you knew what was really going you might not sleep so well. I will look at what is going on and how to really destroy any offending data from the humblest file to a whole hard disk.
Ubuntu really shocked me today when it recognized my integrated webcam automatically, which I discovered via Ekiga application.. Ok so drivers set, what I need now is record videos and take snapshots.. Mplayer as the title indicates does this all, the versatile player which can load video devices too.