February 2005

Monthly Archives

  • ht://Dig vs mnoGoSearch Comparison

    This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/209). Since then, other massive players like Lucene and Xapian have been considered as open-source search engines, but were not included yet into this comparison. Introduction This article is an attempt to compare objectively the two wonderful Open Source Indexation Tools that […]

  • rsync

    This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/205). rsync is a synchronization tool designed with powerful algorithms to only transfer the minimum needed between source and destination. Quoting the above web page: rsync is an open source utility that provides fast incremental file transfer. References: For a basic explanation […]

  • Rsyncable gzip

    This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/206). GZIP=”–rsyncable” tar zcvf toto.tar.gz /toto Why do you need this special option ? Because if you compress your files before synchronising them with rsync, a very small change in one original file may force rsync to re-transmit the whole compressed tar.gz file, […]

  • Bash error message: {bad interpreter: No such file or directory}

    This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/203). If you encounter the following error while trying to execute a shell script with Bash, it is probably a carriage return problem: bad interpreter: No such file or directory To fix it, see HOWTO Convert carriage returns between UNIX and DOS […]

  • HOWTO Convert carriage returns between UNIX and DOS on Debian

    This article was first written in February 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/203). The convert carriage returns between UNIX- and DOS-kind of CR, use the tools dos2unix and unix2dos from the sysutils package. Usage is really simple: $ dos2unix filename or $ unix2dos filename where filename is the name of the file to convert. […]