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How to Display/Add/Delete/modify ARP entries in ARP Table in Solaris

Not so often we would end up troubleshooting or manipulating ARP and ARP tables in Sun Solaris. However, following are some of the useful commands which can help when required. The following commands will help you display,modify,add,delete ARP entries in Sun Solaris ARP table. Display ARP table sunsolaris# arp -a Net to Media Table: IPv4(…)

How to Increase/Decrease route flushing time period in Solaris

The default time for which a dynamically learnt Route entry in the routing table is 20mins (1200000ms) To Display current Route holding time To display the current time interval to hold a route entry In Solaris 8/9/10 sunsolaris# ndd -get /dev/ip ip_ire_arp_interval 1200000 In earlier versions to Solaris 8 sunsolaris# ndd -get /dev/ip ip_ire_flush_interval To(…)

How to configure DHCP client in Sun Solaris

Setting up a Sun Solaris Server to receive its IP address from a DHCP Server is fairly straight forward and is infact just a matter of setting up files on your Solaris Server. Ensure that every interface that is up and connects to a network has a file /etc/hostname.interface file created say /etc/hostname.pcn0 where pcn0(…)

How to Enable/Disable IP Forwarding in Solaris 10 without reboot

In Solaris 10, IP Forwarding can be enabled or disabled using the routeadm & ifconfig commands as against the ndd commands in Solaris 9 and earlier. The advantage is the change dynamic and real-time and the change persist across reboot unlike the ndd command. Enable/Disable IP Forwarding globally To globally enable IP Forwarding in Solaris(…)

How to Install Subversion on Ubuntu

Subversion (SVN) is a version control system initiated in 2000 by CollabNet Inc. It is used to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly-compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS). Fire up your Ubuntu terminal, and execute(…)

How to Install C++ Boost on Ubuntu

Boost is probably the most popular C++ library, to install C++ Boost on Ubuntu is easy. Open your terminal and type the following command to install the packages: sudo apt-get install libboost-date-time-dev libboost-date-time1.34.1 libboost-dev libboost-doc libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-filesystem1.34.1 libboost-graph-dev libboost-graph1.34.1 libboost-iostreams-dev libboost-iostreams1.34.1 libboost-program-options-dev libboost-program-options1.34.1 libboost-python-dev libboost-python1.34.1 libboost-regex-dev libboost-regex1.34.1 libboost-signals-dev libboost-signals1.34.1 libboost-test-dev libboost-test1.34.1 libboost-thread-dev libboost-thread1.34.1

How to Install Eclipse on Ubuntu

Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on building an open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools and runtimes for building, deploying and managing software across the lifecycle. A large and vibrant ecosystem of major technology vendors, innovative start-ups, universities, research institutions and individuals extend, complement and support the Eclipse platform.(…)

How to Install Flash CS on Ubuntu

To install Flash 8 or CS3 on Ubuntu is very easy. Flash doesn’t only work on Ubuntu, it actually works faster on Ubuntu than on Windows or Mac! Since the main Flash distribution targets Windows users, you first need to install Wine – an open source Windows compatibility layer. So before installing Flash, let’s first(…)

How to Install and Configure IE6 using IE4 Linux on Ubuntu

No matter how anal IE6 is, it is still quite an important browser. According to statistics from W3School, by April 2008, there are still about 28.9% of surfers using IE6. So on my Ubuntu, I have no choice but having it installed. To install IE6 and below, you should first have cabextract and Wine installed,(…)

How to Install and Configure Wine on Ubuntu

The software has been in development for more than 12 years and just reached beta status in the fall of 2005. But Wine has been in widespread use for quite some time, and it’s included in most distributions, including Ubuntu. Install Wine The Wine software included with Ubuntu is frequently at least a step behind(…)

How to Limit Linux CPU Usage Per Process

You can use cpulimit program that attempts to limit the cpu usage of a process. Limits are expressed in percentage and not in cpu time. cpulimit does not act on the nice value or other scheduling priority stuff, but on the real cpu usage. Also, it is able to adapt itself to the overall system(…)