Package Space Applications – rcs
Description: Overview The Revision Control System (RCS) is a tool which manages multiple revisions of files. It automates the storing, retrieval, logging, identification, and merging of revisions. It is useful for text that is revised frequently, including source code, programs, and documentation. This is the GNU version of RCS. The package consists of a set of […]
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Package Space Applications – ne
Description: Overview ne (the Nice Editor) is a full-screen text editor based on the POSIX standard. Some of the features of ne are: three user interfaces: control keystrokes, command line, and menus; keystrokes and menus are completely configurable syntax highlighting full support for UTF-8 files, including multiple-column characters the number of documents and clips, the dimensions […]
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Package Space Applications – make
Description: Overview make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program’s source files. This is the GNU version of make. Installation If you have not already done so, install the its-release package that grants access to ITS’s yum repository. Then install as follows:         […]
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Package Space Applications – lsof
Description: Overview lsof is an administrative tool that displays information about files open to Unix processes. It was written by Vic Abell from Purdue University. The package consists of a binary file (lsof) and a man page ( lsof (1) ). lsof is the executable a user runs to issue commands. It is documented on the […]
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Package Space Applications – krb5
Description: Overview krb5 is a network authentication protocol. It is designed to provide strong authentication for client/server applications by using secret-key cryptography. The package consists of client and server binary files, developmental libraries and include files, and man pages. client binaries live in bin server binaries, including the kpropd daemon, live in sbin development libraries and […]
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Package Space Applications – git
Description: Overview Git is an open source, distributed version control system. Every Git clone is a full-fledged repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server. It is used in such large-scale development projects as perl, Linux, gnome, qt, and Ruby on Rails. The package consists of […]
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Package Space Applications – cyrus_sasl
Description: Overview cyrus_sasl (Simple Authentication Security Layer) is an Internet standards-track method for remote computers to authenticate. The Cyrus SASL library makes supporting various SASL mechanisms easy for both client and server writers. The package consists of include files, libraries, the saslauthd daemon, and a gssapi plugin. The include files live in include The libsasl library […]
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UNIX/Linux: Getting Started
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Some UNIX History How Things Work Logging In Interacting with the Shell Managing Files and Directories (Common UNIX Commands) Getting Help (The UNIX man pages) Creating and Editing Files Logging out Additional Information Introduction This document helps new or novice users of the UNIX or Linux operating systems do some common […]
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Configuring Kerberos at UNC
Description: Kerberos Client Installation and Setup Introduction The purpose of this document is to describe how to install and configure Kerberos software on AIX, Linux, and Mac OS X platforms at UNC Chapel Hill. What is Kerberos? Kerberos is a secure, enterprise-level authentication system, designed to provide strong authentication for client/server applications by using secret-key cryptography. With […]
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Configuring libnss-afs at UNC
Description: What Is libnss-afs? libnss-afs is a shared library that translates between usernames and numeric userids and between group names and numeric groupids. It uses information stored in the AFS ptserver, avoiding the need to duplicate (and update) this information in /etc/passwd or LDAP. The library also synthesizes the name AfsPag-XXXX for the fake group ids […]
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