difference between Linux & SBD vs. Unix

difference between Linux & SBD vs. Unixwhat is the difference between the three OS's? ...

Ubuntu How about dm-crypt vs. LUKS? Are they the same thing?

How about dm-crypt vs. LUKS? Are they the same thing? ...

Ubuntu Differences: like arm-linux-gcc vs. arm-linux-uclibc-gcc

could anyone plz tell me the differences between the following? i shall highly thankful.i) arm-linux-gcc vs. arm-linux-uclibc-gccii) arm-linux-c++ vs. arm-linux-uclibc-c++and so on.iii) depmod vs. depmod26iv) arm-linux-gcc vs. arm-linux-gcc-4.1.2v) arm-linux-strip vs. arm-linux-sstripand also what d ...

Ubuntu linux-ntfs vs ntfs-3g

I would like to know people's viewpoints (specifically filesystem folks) about the performance and reliability of linux-ntfs vs ntfs-3g. I read an interesting thread (a mini flame-war) about the two of them at linux-ntfs forum (http://forum.linux-ntfs.org/viewtopic.php?t=741)From the thread the foll ...

Ubuntu Linux Server vs. Linux Desktop w/ Apache

Something I've never really figured out, what's the differences of Linux Desktop w/ Apache vs. Linux Server w/ Apache? ...

Ubuntu hp mini 5101 vs asus 1005ha - keyboard & linux support (vs others)

---Short summary:* Would like to run Linux - preferrably Ubuntu, definitely Nomachine* Would like GOOD WIFI and GOOD KEYBOARDCurrently trying:* Asus EEE PC 1005HA for 7 days - works well, keyboard not perfectInterested in:* HP Mini 5101- IS THE KEYBOARD SIGNIFICANTLY BETTER THAN THE ASUS?- has anyon ...

Ubuntu truecrypt vs. dm-crypt

I have been using Truecrypt for over two years now, mostly for encrypting entire partitions. I started while I was still using windows, and switching to Ubuntu was easy for me since the software is cross-platform.My trouble started when Truecrypt 5 came out. I thought - yeah, finally a GUI! - and up ...

Ubuntu Linux Snobs vs. Mac Snobs

Who's worse, a mac snob or linux snob? both rail against microsoft's sordid empire. Both hail the inherent virtues of their particular platform. so have at it, would you rather be in a room full of mac snobs or linux snobs?http://img128.imageshack.us/img128/7025/200pxmaclogo4ep.png .VS. http://img10 ...

Linux memory vs DB2 memory

Could you please suggest me how to tune memory for DB2 on 32 bit Linux with 4 CPUs and 7 GB of physical memory?I have searched the forum and found out that I should adjust the shmmax and shmall kernel parameters. My DB2 is set for automatic memory management.The current values of that parameters are ...

Linux RedHat VS FreeBSD

hiwhat's is better as a web serverLinux RedHat or FreeBSD ??? ...

Linux Firewall vs. ISA Server

i'm aware that GNU/Linux firewall systems support machines with very low to very high specifications, whereas ISA Server commands high requirements in terms on hardware. have said that, can anybody help list some of the basic advantages of using GNU/Linux Firewall compared to Mr. Gates's ISA Server. ...

Linux Proxy vs. Firewall?

I am looking for an easy to configure linux proxy server OR firewall like smoothwall or ipcop for instance.I already have a wireless router in place but its the linksys wrt54g v5 running dd-wrt but problem is i cant use snmp on it the v5 model or I would use snmp to pass stats to wrtg. So basically ...

linux root VS win admin

When installing a WinXP,it creates you a default user, and it is in admin group. i think everybody have winXP installed,use an administrator account.But in Linux, everybody recommends to not to stay as root. why?do not say su command,because xp also has a similar tool (switch user) ...

linux router vs cisco router

i'm new to the networking world, i have 6 month experience with cisco routers and switches and recently i got my CCNA.I am wondering...what is best? linux router or cisco router; the major drawback to cisco products is their price...and on the other hand linux is free, you only need a server ( which ...

Linux OS vs. Windows/Mac College Essay Help

I am writing a college level persuasive paper about the different operating systems. I am interested in what you like and dislike about whichever distro of Linux you use, as well as your opinions on other OS's like Windows 7 and OSX.My essay will be based on facts, however, I will be including a few ...

Linux DLL vs windows

In simple terms, to write windows DLL I have to define DllMain and do switch stuffs and then export functions using __declspec(dllexport). If I'm right the question comes what about linux? I want to write it in ubuntu box and I'm stucked! How do Coding DLLs differ from .SO? ...

Ubuntu linux symlink vs. windows shortcut

Here's what I think that I understand:Windows uses a "shortcut" to make a file appear to be present in a folder without actually taking up (much) space in the folder. Apparently, the "shortcut" is an actual file that contains a small amount of information: the name and location o ...

Ubuntu linux-generic vs . linux-image-generic vs. linux-image-2.6.31-22-generic

HelloWhile running "aptitude search generic" on a 9.10 or 10.04 hosts, I notice there seem to be three options to upgrade a host to a newer kernel:linux-genericlinux-image-genericlinux-image-2.6.31-22-genericWhat's the difference? Which should I choose? ...

Ubuntu better than CentOS for servers. Windows vs Linux, .deb vs .exe

Hello. I am enjoying using Ubuntu but I have one question.I recently rented a CentOS for around 6 months, and the glibc package was brokenTherefore, every now and then, apache would say ******** glibc detected ***************and apache would leak memory like crazy and in 30 seconds the load would go ...

Ubuntu LKL Linux KeyLogger vs. logkeys

Business case is: install a key logging utility on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx).Solution: Trying to address the business case I stumbled upon two different key logging utilities: LKL Linux KeyLogger and logkeys. Based upon my humble experience first one does not matches expectations, while the second o ...

Ubuntu Wireless Windows vs Linux && Intel vs Netgear

Hi, I'm got two questions here to do with wireless.Firstly I got two wireless adapters on this laptop.Intel wireless 2200BG which comes built in with laptop and Netgear WPN511 (Atheros AR5212) on pcmcia.With Linux number of network it finds areIntel wireless 2200BG: 7Netgear WPN511: 4Generally it se ...

Ubuntu Linux penguin vs windows wallpaper

does anyone know where to get 1680 x 1050 of the linux penguin beating windows? ...

ubuntu/linux applications vs XP applications

Just got Edgy installed and stable. with Wifi working as well (which was a chore) but helped me learn a bit more about Linux (the hard way). :) Now looking to find some "key" apps to substitute for my XP apps. I know I have seen a table or chart somewhere identifying Windows apps and their ...

Ubuntu New to linux + KDE vs. GNOME?

Im new to linux, but I have played around with live cds in the past few days. (ubuntu, kubuntu, slax, and mepis) First here are the things I do on my computer, that might help answer my questions. I surf the web, play counterstrike, watch videos (mainly in .mov and .wmv format), edit pictures, Insta ...

Ubuntu Linux Penguin Vs Windows (Again?)

Does anyone have a link or a collection of these - I ran across one like a week ago and it was the Linux Penguin rolling up his sleeves going after the Windows person and now I can't find it.Anyone?:popcorn: ...

Ubuntu Linux gaming VS Windows gaming?

I currently have dual boot and i was wondering, wich on run games faster??Im pretty sure that not all games works on linux, is it true? ...

Linux Mint vs Ubuntu?

what do you guys think is better Ubuntu or Linux MInt. ...

Ubuntu mint linux and mepis linux (distro vs derivative )

I'm really not sure what the difference is between a distro and derivative? I read an article awhile ago about people saying Mepis wasn't a separate distro, but more of a derivative of ubuntu. Well even though Mepis uses KDE by default, it was night and day compared to ubuntu and now they have even ...

Ubuntu Linux Kernel vs GNU Project !

most of us don't give much credit to Richard stallman, the head of the GNU project.without him there was no "GNU/Linux" today.but most of us still calling Linux "Linux" and not "GNU/Linux"yeah without Linus we still be empty handed, but his work was the final part.BTW s ...

Ubuntu Linux Security vs. Microsoft

Why is it that linux is more secure than microsoft? I read somebody's signiture which said something like "I don't use microsoft, therefore I am not afraid to check my e-mail". I was just wondering why linux is more secure and what keeps microsoft from doing whatever linux does to be so se ...

Linux Mint vs Ubuntu?

Greetings.I have tried Kubuntu and having some problems and disstatisfactory with it (you can read it in threads i started if you are interested). Alot of guys in the testemonial forums told me to:- Try Ubuntu, because its less buggy than Kubuntu and better for novice- Try Linux Mint, because it is ...

Color display Linux/Ubuntu Vs MAC OS SL Vs Win7 ?

I have been researching about this topic for quiet a while now and I still haven't found an answer anywhere.I have been using all possible platforms and computers within the past 10 years.And I am a big linux fan, especially ubuntu.I use it mainly as my real os, here and there I do try out stuff on ...

Ubuntu Linux Mint vs My Business

My name is Willem Voigt and I am from South Africa.I am not totally new to Linux. I've been playing around with Ubuntu for whislt and I have been reading some information about Linux on the internet, but I need the following questions answered just to ease my own conscious and better my understandin ...

Linux Kernel vs Db2 connections (Agents)

Db2 V9.5, no connection concentrator, max_coordagents=max_connections=2000=max_appls, single partition, single databaseWhen: Semaphore Limits maxnumber of arrays = 1024Generated connection around 900 and then Db2 failed to create new agentschange to: Based on db2 document Semaphore Limits max number ...

Linux Newbees vs experts

help newbees ...

Scientific Linux 6 vs RHEL 6 vs CentOS

Was looking into RHEL clones that use their source but have their brand remove and are therefore free to use.Are there any larger differences between those three (performance, security, usability) or do they provide on par performance and the only benefits are their respective communities that allow ...

Linux Ubuntu vs. Xandros and Linspire (Lindows), which one is the best Distro?

In your opinion what makes Ubuntu better than Xandros and Linspire? which distro is more user friendly? which one is more powerfull? which one could become a windows vista killer? ...

Ubuntu Linux server Vs, Windows Server

I want to know form you point a view would Ubuntu be a good choice for a file/mail server over a Windows server ? Or should I separate the servers. Meaning should i have one for Active Directory and File sharing and the other for mail server ?Any advice would be very helpful in my decision. ...

Ubuntu linux server vs. Infrant ReadyNAS

I have an Infrant ReadyNAS X6 server on my home network, maxed out with 4 hard drives. I am running out of room on that server, and the problem is that Infrant's NAS products max out at 4 hard drives. I was debating whether to install new, larger hard drives in my Infrant X6, or use an old computer ...

Ubuntu Entertainment: Linux itself vs. Games

You know which one is true :) ...

Linux "ubuntu vs mint" question

to be honest..im not here to ask which is better because i dont care. i like both..infact i just want to know why it is that everytime i see this question its ALWAYS the same answer..ubuntu = way to go and a lil geeky but on the other hand mint = not geeky for the newbies only reccommended if there ...

Linux Ubuntu vs Linux Mint OSs

Pretty much self explanatory, so yea. Please dont say things like ubuntu looks ugly as it is customizable, or that ubuntu generally uses gnome becuase it can use kde too and that goes for mint as well. what im looking for is actual performance tests and level of customization. What are the pros and ...

Linux Mint vs Ubuntu

Your thoughts? ...

Linux x86_64 vs x86

I1m just wondering wich type of os should be installed on my pc. I have a 64bit processor. Does the x86_64 version have disadvantages? For example I can`t install flash player for this architecture Why does it need different player if all 32bit programs can run on it? If I have a 64bit version OS, d ...

linux firewalls and routers vs professional/enterprise products

I am currently doing personal research for network designs / solutions and evaluating the pros and cons of using open source options for firewalls and routers compared to products by Cisco / Juniper / etc. Some questions I have for people are:Are you using linux/bsd as a firewall or router in your p ...

Is Fedora Linux Still Relevant?

I've been in discussions with a group of other writers, Linux distribution watchers, Linux community leaders and developers in the past few days concerning Linux commercial vs. Linux community versions and some of us came to the conclusion that Fedora's relevance has waned. In fact, it might be time ...

Linux Issues and Questions

After hoping for Vista to be more secure, fast and cheap to be utterly dissapointed ive decided im going to go use linux with XP in a VM for the occasional thing.Ive chosen Ubuntu 6.06 upgraded to 6.10 (Dont move to ubuntu section, thread contains general noob questions)My hardware is as follows:AMD ...

[ask][compare]PHP on Linux or PHP on Windows ?

Anybody help me with the comparison between PHP run on Linux Server vs PHP run on Windows Server (the pros and cons) ? ...

Oracle 10gr2 on Novell OES Linux SP1?

Have any of you installed Oracle RDBMS 10gR2 on Novell's OES Linux SP1, which is basically SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 9 SP2? I will be upgrading our 9i server very soon, and we already have a 10gr2 box on SLES 9 SP1, but we are also a novell netware shop and there are some really neat featu ...

Ubuntu Trying to install Truecrypt into the initramfs

I'm trying to set up a crypto system that involves a combination of truecrypt and LUKS in the initrd image. I added truecrypt and all its libraries to the initrd image. Now when I try to mount a file from the (initramfs) prompt:truecrypt --mount-options=nokernelcrypto /mnt/usb/test /mnt/testError: m ...