Monthly Archives: March 2012

PuTTY lover’s font Meslo

For someone who spends a lot of time SSH-ing to UNIX/Linux boxes using PuTTY or Tera Term etc. SSH clients, choice of font matters a lot. Now, PuTTY defaults itself to Courier New. This font is good but certainly not … Continue reading

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Linux/Solaris: Per process accounting: Clueless which process is doing lots of I/O?

Well, starting from 2.6.20, Linux Kernel has built-in capability of doing per process I/O accounting. Although, it’s not so much easy on other UNIX variants, you can take a look at /proc/PID/io file of a process to determine the I/O … Continue reading

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