System Performance

  • Setting the Priority for Your Linux Swap Device

    When installing a shiny new Linux distro, setting up our swap space seems like just a formality. Did you know that Linux kernel 2.4 and later support up to 32 swap spaces? Read on to learn how to organize and prioritize multiple Linux swap spaces...
    By rdubas July 6, 2011 

  • Backup Linux Partitions with Partimage

    If you do any Linux administration you know how important it is to backup not only data but entire (or portions of) disks. By backing up entire disks you can restore a machine from disaster. In this Bright Hub article you will learn how to backup...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Why is Linux the Fastest OS?

    From supercomputers to mini laptops, Linux is everywhere... and the fastest OS out there. Why is that the case? This article explains.
    By allychevalier June 25, 2011 


  • How to Build a Linux Server: Collaboration

    In today’s working environment, e-mail is essential, but not enough. With only a couple of employees in a workplace, things can get out of control easily. That’s why we suggest building a collaboration server instead of only an e-mail server...
    By Tolga BALCI May 30, 2011 

  • Creating and Restoring Disk Backups in Linux

    With huge hard-drives, growing sizes of file-formats and personal stuff, it's very easy to start filling up your disks. But have you ever taken the trouble of backing up that important data? Losing hundreds of hours of work or personal things...
    By Pranav Thadeshwar May 27, 2011 

  • How to Extend the Size of a Linux Logical Volume

    Logical Volumes give the system administrator virtually infinite possibilities to play with the storage sizes. They can be shrunk, extended ,and arranged to fit any need- given there is enough space on the physical disks.
    By Tolga BALCI May 23, 2011 


  • VirtualBox - Running Windows XP Under Ubuntu

    Sun VirtualBox is a virtualisation program that allows one operating system to run 'inside' another. Here I describe some of the benefits of using VirtualBox to run Windows XP on an Ubuntu system.
    By Finn Orfano May 22, 2011 

  • Increasing Swap Space in Red Hat Linux

    Increasing swap space in Red Hat may become a hard thing to do. If you can’t tolerate downtime, it may become very stressful. Here is how to arrange the swap space according to your needs.
    By Tolga BALCI May 20, 2011 

  • The Pros and Cons of Computers with Pre-Loaded Linux

    More vendors are offering some computers that come with Linux pre-installed instead of Microsoft Windows. For many Linux enthusiasts this seems like the herald of the long-awaited "Year of the Linux Desktop."
    By rdubas May 18, 2011 

  • Monitor Calibration: Linux Tips

    Looking for a quick and easy way to calibrate your monitor in Linux? Look no further, as these easy steps will help you get the best possible image from your monitor barring the use of a hardware solution.
    By Michael Dougherty March 18, 2011 
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