Tag Archives: Unix

Plan 9 (not from outer space)

It looks like “Plan 9” (the operating system) ought to make for a nice cluster OS. It has a way to use Unix / Linux programs (that I’ve not investigated yet) and I could easily see using it for a ‘backend OS’ even if the front end was left another OS. Continue reading

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Why I Like BSD – It’s About Time…

A short polemic on BSD, Time, 64 bits, and why you will be hearing more about such things in the next 15 to 18 years. Continue reading

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Using Loop and Sparse File for EXT on NTFS File System

An interesting way to put a nice Linux EXT file system (or any other kind of file system) inside a big file on some other file system. Such as NTFS. This can avoid doing things like resizing an NTFS partition just to get a desired kind of Linux file system available. Continue reading

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Cloning USHCN Daily Data

How to clone a data archive in a one line script on a Linux machine that costs less than a nice dinner out. Continue reading

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