Cambiando el tamaño de particiones con Gparted

Nos mandan un artículo sobre como cambiar el tamaño de particiones en un file system previamente creado:

Several tools exist to Resizing Linux partitions, but there are a number of potential pitfalls and restrictions that can make the task more difficult than it might at first seem. This article guides you through the task of resizing Linux partitions, beginning with basic preparations and moving on to common resizing scenarios using graphical user interface (GUI) tools.

El poder de la linea de comando en UNIX

One of the most novel and differentiating features of a UNIX system is its command line. With just a few keystrokes, including a bit of “glue”, you can use the command line to combine the finite set of UNIX utilities into innumerable, impromptu data transforms. These articles will teach you the basics of the UNIX shell and discover how you can use the command line:

Guía básica de como particionar en Linux

Nos mandan una guía básica de como particionar discos duros bajo Linux:

In this article learn how to create partitions on a disk drive and how to format them for use on a Linux system as swap or data space. In this related article on Hard disk Layout you can learn how to design a partition layout for disks on a Linux system.

Alta disponibilidad usando DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device) en Linux

Nos mandan un artículo de como utilizar en Linux una nueva característica llamada DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device), que permite copiar bloques de información por red y crear esquemas de fail-over:

The 2.6.33 Linux kernel has introduced a useful new service called the DRBD – Distributed Replicated Block Device. This service mirrors an entire block device to another networked host during run time, permitting the development of high-availability clusters for block data. Explore the ideas behind the DRBD and its implementation in the Linux kernel.

Actualizaciones en vivo del Kernel usando Ksplice

Nos mandan un artículo de como parchar el Kernel de Unix sin tener que detener operación, o al menos el menor tiempo posible:

Ksplice applies kernel patches on-the-fly – no reboot required — in a fraction of a second. Here’s a hands-on guide to performing painless system updates. Learn how to patch a live kernel and give reboots the boot.

Usando jQuery, XMPP y PHP para tener sistemas de notificación a tiempo real en WEB

Nos mandan un artículo de como utilizar protocolos basados en XMPP para crear notificaciones en tiempo real en ambientes de WEB:

Real-Time apps have been popularized by social-notification tools like Twitter and Friendfeed. With a Real-Time web app you can get website information as soon as it’s published. Learn techniques that allow you to create responsive, continually updated web applications that conserve server resources while providing a slick user experience using jQuery, XMPP and PHP.

tips y trucos para vi

Nos mandan una lista de 10 consejos básicos para aprovechar el editor vi :

Amaze your friends with cool vi tips and tricks that will improve the efficiency of your file editing. This article takes you through ten of the less well-known vi commands that should form part of any serious vi user’s toolkit.

Creando herramientas para GIMP

Nos mandan un artículo de como utilizar el código fuente de GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) para añadir características nuevas a este:

The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a robust application for editing and manipulating digital images. In this article, you will learn how to get started with the GIMP code, how to build the project from the Git repositories, and how to find your way around the code tree. And you will build an example application that creates a whole new painting tool for the program.

Creando una aplicación Twitter para Android usando XML y JSON

Nos mandan la primera parte de una serie de artículos sobre el desarrollo en Android, en este caso dan un ejemplo de lector de Twitter usando XML y JSON:

This article, explores techniques for handling two of the most common data formats used on the Internet — XML and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)— on the Android platform. Learn the basics of XML and JSON and how to build an Android application that parses and displays a Twitter status-update in both formats.

Desarrollo de aplicaciones para Android con Java

Nos mandan un artículo sobre como desarrollar aplicaciones para Android 2.2 y JDK 1.6.0_17:

Java language is the tool of choice for Android developers. The Android runtime uses its own virtual machine, Dalvik, which is not the usual Java virtual machine that most Java developers are used to. In this article you will learn advanced Java features and how they are implemented on Android. This includes features such as concurrency, networking, and database access.