The cat command in linux – “Who will bell the cat ??”


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To enable perl-cgi or php in linux webserver


In one of my earlier posts, I had given the details of the process of configuring a webserver in linux. I had also mentioned enabling perl cgi and php. I would like to add a few more details along with examples in the present post. In the file /etc/apache2/mods-available/userdir.conf replace Options MultiViews Indexes SymLinksIfOwnerMatch IncludesNoExec… Read More To enable perl-cgi or php in linux webserver

To set the path in .bash_profile


There are times when the applications need higher version of software than the existing version. For example, if you already have a lower version java installed in /usr/bin/java, and you need a higher version of jdk, download the latest version of jdk from the url: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk-7u3-download-1501626.html If the path for the java installation is ~/softwares/jdk1.7.0_03/bin/java… Read More To set the path in .bash_profile

Significance of parallel builds


Parallel builds play a significant role for building projects that require huge RAM to compile. The best example is chromium build. Suppose the chrome is built by make chrome at the end, we have linker errors. collect2: ld terminated with signal 6 Aborted terminate called after¬†throwing an ¬†instance of ‘std::bad_alloc’ Building the code by the… Read More Significance of parallel builds