Saturday, October 08, 2011

Port Perl scripts from Solaris to Linux

Although the Perl language is portable among platforms, most of the scripts used for system administration leverage platform-specific resources. And scripts meant for Solaris might use Solaris-specific pathnames and system commands that may have not equivalents on Linux®. This article gives you a roadmap for code remediation to help you port a Perl script from Solaris to Linux when direct mapping isn't available.

Learn Linux - Boot the system

Learn to guide your Linux system through the boot process. You can use the material in this article to study for the LPI 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification, or just to learn about the boot process.