Monthly Archives: January 2010

SciPy Workshop

Jan 28th and 29th, I was at SciPy Workshop organized by the AVIT FOSS Club students and FOSSEE Group. It is very useful and saved one week of reading effort. Last few year, I do ploting using powerful gnuplot tool. But the only problem with gnuplo…

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GNU/Linux Command – IPYTHON

ipython — An Enhanced Interactive Python Shell Summary: An interactive Python shell with automatic history (input and output), dynamic object introspection, easier configuration, command completion, auto indenting, access to the system shell, int…

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GNU/Linux Command – IOSTAT

iostat — Report IO Statistics of CPU and other IO Devices Summary: The iostat command is used for monitor the IO transfer rates and load of the CPU and Input/ Output devices on the system. This statistics (stats) report can be used to understand …

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GNU/Linux Command – LINK

link — Create hard link to a file Summary: link creates a new hard link to an existing file. If new path exists, it will not be overwritten. This new name may be used exactly as the old one for any operation; both names refer to the same file and…

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GNU/Linux Command – VMSTAT

vmstat — Report Virtual Memory Statistics. Summary: It is not very bad to use the swap space. But if too much of IO between RAM and Swap, then it is bad. To debug such conditions, we can use vmstat. It reports information about processes, memory,…

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GNU/Linux Command – LNSTAT

lnstat — Linux Network Statistics Summary: lnstat is a generalized and more feature-complete replacement for the old rtstat program. In addition to routing cache statistics, it supports any kind of statistics the Linux kernel exports via a file i…

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Discovery Channel in Tamil Language

Nearly 10 years before itself, some of the Discovery channel programs are dubbed in Tamil and telecasted in a Tamil TV channel (DD & Vijay). But that program did’t went well and later they stopped it. Few years back, again Discovery channel starte…

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Stripping the Deemed Univ Status

Today HRD ministry removed the Deemed University status of 44 deemed university in India. I am really very happy to hear this news. I visited many Deemed Universities in Tamilnadu and I will strongly says that, they not fit for the title universit…

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GNU/Linux Command – VCONFIG

vconfig — VLAN configuration tool Summary: Using vconfig, we can create and remove VLAN devices on a VLAN enabled kernel. VLAN devices are Virtual Ethernet devices, which represents the Virtual LANs on the Physical LAN. VLAN is based IEEE 802.1Q …

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GNU/Linux Command – FC

fc — Process the command history list. Summary: FC utility used to fetch the commands from the shell command history to list, edit and re-execute. The order in the history may differ due to the number. So FC will list the commands based the time,…

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