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March, 2010

  • 29 March

    Understanding Linux partitions

    On a typical Linux server, the hard drive will be divided into partitions. It is very important to know what the main partitions are and what they do. / – Known as the root partition, this is where all of the system files belong. You will find /usr, /lib, /etc, …

October, 2009

  • 2 October

    Understanding Linux RAM Usage

    Question: I run Windows on my home computer, and I noticed that my Linux dedicated server is always using a lot of RAM. Why? Answer: Windows and Linux utilize RAM in different ways. Someone new to Linux might be alarmed to see that the amount of free RAM Linux leaves …