Ubuntu Linux distribution, by default, disables the root account. To run a command with root privileges, sudo has to be used before the command.
How often have you wanted to take a quick glance of the calendar in your desktop? You may need to click a couple of dozen of times on your desktop if the period your are interested in is more than a decade back.
Pipelining is a technique used to improve the execution throughput of a CPU by using the processor resources in a more efficient manner.
The Wii Shop Channel is a Wii Channel that lets a player buy and download content directly from Nintendo.
Do you frequently find yourself switching between different IP addresses in your Windows laptop when plugging onto different networks?
This is quite common for field engineers who need to connect to various customer networks. It is quite frustrating to click a dozen times before you can make a single IP address change.
Many coders do not think that creating temporary files in a secure way is important, especially in shell scripts. It’s just a temporary file, they might say. But a simple symbolic link exploit could make the whole system unusable.
When the disk partition is filling up quickly, it’s quite an hassle for the system administrator to find out the location of the files taking up the most space.
The User Agent, well the HTTP User Agent, is a string of data identifying the browser, browser version, the underlying Operating System and contains other miscellaneous information.
On a typical Fedora installation, you are asked for a root password and you will given an option to create accounts for normal users.
On the other hand, Ubuntu only allows account creation for normal users, root logins are disabled by default.
The Singleton Pattern is one of the most commonly used design patterns in Java. This design pattern is used to restrict the instantiation of a class to a single object.