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chkconfig: Updates and Queries Runlevel Information for System Services

November 21st, 2006 Posted in Linux / Unix | Comments »

The 4th Berkeley Distribution manual page states, “chkconfig provides a simple command-line tool for maintaining the /etc/rc[0-6].d directory hierarchy by relieving system administrators of the task of directly manipulating the numerous symbolic links in those directories.”

ldd: Print Shared Library Dependencies

October 23rd, 2006 Posted in IT Administration, Linux / Unix | Comments »

The Linux Programmer’s Manual states, “ldd prints the shared libraries required by each program or shared library specified on the command line.” This tool is useful when setting up a chrooted shell environment. It is also useful when creating custom boot CDs, which may include programs that dynamically link to shared libraries.