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Nov 15 2008

Speed up your Compile Times

Published by under Linux

Having loads of apps to compile, I worked on improving times. I wasn’t getting the best performances out of my Linux Redhat, so I turned off the cpuspeed service. I don’t know what’s up with cpuspeed, but it doesn’t release the full cpu capabilities. Then I took benefits of the server’s 4 processors running "make […]

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Nov 07 2008

Swap File

Published by under Linux,Solaris

Need more swap but not more disk space to create a partition? Add a temporary swap file.   Solaris [root@solaris]# mkfile 1024m /export/tmpswap [root@solaris]# swap -a /export/tmpswap [root@solaris]# swap -l swapfile  dev  swaplo   blocks  free /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s1   55,65   8  4160824   4160824  /export/tmpswap  –  8  2097144  2097144   Linux [root@linux]# dd if=/dev/zero of=tmpswap bs=1024 count=10240 [root@linux]# 10240+0 […]

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Sep 04 2008

Access X11 Applications via SSH and Putty

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You would like to access X11 applications on your server, but it is only reachable with SSH? Nevermind with Putty! Putty allows you to create an SSH tunnel in which the X11 flow is encapsulated: X11 forwarding.   xorg-x11-xauth has to be installed on the server side to be authenticated on X. Launch a graphical […]

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