proftpd: A unique ftp server on my UbuntuBox

This was basically a novice step by me to setup an ftp server locally, but i succeed! Proftpd is the professional FTP daemon. It can be found in Synaptic package of Ubuntu or can be downloaded via apt-get. Just install it and use standalone server. Launch it through console (see manual pages for documentation): neeraj@nee-pc:~$… Continue reading proftpd: A unique ftp server on my UbuntuBox

Redundant entries in GRUB menu: Solved

When you are not trying, you are not gaining anything! That’s what i found to be authentic when i risked to change my GRUB menu in my UbuntuBox. I upgarded my hardy to jaunty a month ago, which left my system’s Grub list to show 3 copies of Ubuntu 9.04 including their failsafe modes and… Continue reading Redundant entries in GRUB menu: Solved

Child process termination

I was roaming through the Interprocess communication in Unix when i found something which can be shared: i am just copying and pasting it here: Child Process Termination Once we have created a child process, there are two possibilities. Either the parent process exits before the child, or the child exits before the parent. Now,… Continue reading Child process termination

Differnce betweeen Binary Semaphore and Mutex

First of all…you can see an example here which may clarify your concept! Their synchronization semantics are very different: * mutexes allows serialization of access to a given resource i.e. multiple threads wait for a lock, one at a time, the thread owns the lock until it is done, most importantly only this particular thread… Continue reading Differnce betweeen Binary Semaphore and Mutex