split files

I needed to split a file into a smaller size and refreshed my memory on using split and cat commands. Here are my notes: split –suffix-length=1 –bytes=1024m source_file prefix. After the split command run, you should get files with the following names:prefix.a, prefix.b, prefix.c, etc. To recreate the original file, just run the following command: […]

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A second look at Ubuntu 7.10

I just installed Ubuntu 7.10 on another machine. I am disappointed to learn that RAID configuration was not available in the desktop installer. It was available in the earlier releases, specifically 7.04 server. Beyond that, I found this page useful for installing Google Earth and Skype, much easier than this way. I also found wine […]

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