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  • Jan 7, 2014
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    LPI Exam 103.5: Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes  

    Objective 103.5 of the LPI exam covers creating, monitoring, and killing processes. Erwin Earley dives into the details....More
  • LPI Exam 103.4: Use Streams, Pipes, and Redirects
    Dec 23, 2013
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    LPI Exam 103.4: Use Streams, Pipes, and Redirects  

    In his coverage of Objective 103.4 of the LPI exam, Erwin Earley takes a look at using pipes and redirects to affect input and output streams....More
  • LPI Exam 103.3: Perform Basic File Management Tasks
    Dec 11, 2013
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    LPI Exam 103.3: Perform Basic File Management Tasks  

    Objective 103.3 of the LPI exam covers the commands and concepts necessary for performing basic file management in a Linux system....More
  • IBM Announces New Power IFL
    Oct 9, 2013
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    IBM Announces New Integrated Facility for Linux on Power   1

    Erwin Earley highlights the new Power Integrated Facility for Linux (Power IFL) and the associated IBM Lab Services announcement and discusses the benefits they bring to Power customers....More
  • Process Text Streams Using Filters
    Oct 8, 2013
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    LPI Exam 103.2: Process Text Streams Using Filters  

    Objective 103.2 of the Linux Professional Institute Certification exam covers a number of commands that are commonly used for processing textual input and output....More
  • The Linux Restore Script
    Oct 3, 2013
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    The Linux Restore Script   1

    Erwin Earley demonstrates the procedure for restoring a Linux system from a previous backup to virtual tape....More
  • LPI Exam 103: GNU and UNIX Commands
    Aug 22, 2013
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    LPI Exam 103: GNU and UNIX Commands  

    In this blog, Erwin Earley introduces the third topic of the LPIC exam, GNU and UNIX commands, and provides an overview of the topic's objectives....More
  • LPI Exam 102: Topic Wrap Up
    Aug 20, 2013
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    LPI Exam 102: Linux Installation and Package Management Wrap Up  

    This blog entry, the final for the Linux Installation and Package Management topic, provides a summary of the objectives of the topic along with links to the blog entries for each....More
  • RPM and YUM Package Management
    Aug 14, 2013
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    LPI Exam Objective 102.5: Use RPM and YUM Package Management  

    Objective 102.5: Use RPM and YUM Package Management is the fifth and final objective in the Linux Installation and Package Management topic of the Linux Professional Institute certification exam....More
  • Use Debian Package Management
    Aug 9, 2013
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    LPI Exam Objective 102.4: Use Debian Package Management  

    Erwin Earley takes a look at the Debian Package Management commands that are covered in Objective 102.4 of the LPIC exam....More
  • Manage Shared Libraries
    Aug 7, 2013
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    LPI Exam Objective 102.3: Manage Shared Libraries  

    Objective 102.3: Managed Shared Libraries is the third objective in the Linux Installation and Package Management topic of the Linux Professional Institute certification exam....More
  • Install a Boot Manager
    Aug 5, 2013
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    LPI Exam Objective 102.2: Install a Boot Manager  

    The second objective of the Linux Installation and Package Management topic of the Linux Professional Institute certification exam takes a look at the classic Linux boot loaders LILO and GRUB....More
  • Design Hard Disk Layout
    Jul 29, 2013
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    LPI Exam Objective 102.1: Design Hard Disk Layout  

    Objective 102.1, Design Hard Disk Layout, is the first objective in the Linux Installation and Package Management topic of the Linux Professional Institute certification exam....More
  • LPI Exam Objective 101.2: Boot the System
    Apr 29, 2013
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    LPI Exam Objective 101.2: Boot the System  

    The second objective in the System Architecture Topic of the Linux Professional Institute certification exam is "boot the system."...More
  • Determine and Configure Linux Hardware Settings
    Mar 15, 2013
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    LPI Exam Objective 101.1: Determine and Configure Hardware Settings  

    Objective 101.1 of the LPI exam focuses on how to determine the settings of various hardware components as well as how to make hardware settings....More
  • LPI Exam
    Mar 14, 2013
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    LPI Exam 101: System Architecture  

    This blog is the first in a series that will visit each of the topics covered by the Linux Professional Institute certification exam, with a focus on aspects specific to the PowerLinux implementation. In this entry, I'll introduce the first topic of the exam: System Architecture....More
AIX User-Related Commands

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Working without Windows
Mar 24, 2014
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Working in a World Without Windows  

For a long time there have been few options when it comes to the desktop. But tablets, smartphones, and web-based services/applications have made people think twice about their reliance on Windows. Erwin Earley recently moved to a Linux-based desktop; in this blog, he shares his thoughts (both good and bad) on the experience....More
Mar 10, 2014
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Indian exchange shows scale of IBM's cloud ambition  

Anyone seeking evidence of IBM's accelerating commitment to cloud-based business offerings need look no further than a massive project it launched in India last week....More
Mar 10, 2014
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Halcyon tour highlights strength of Infor M3  

British systems management specialist Halcyon Software is setting off on a tour of M3 user group events this month that will take in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Norway....More
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Dec 3, 2012
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AIX Security

IBM i has extremely robust intrinsic security, and Linux, although much less secure than either AIX or IBM i, has many more eyes watching for problems. But AIX has some significant corner cases where security can be breached if you're not careful....More

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