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The question is - what is the advantage of using symbolic or hard links as compared to copying the file using the cp command? The advantage of using links is that there is only one file present on the file system. The rest are just links to the file. If you copy the file using [...]

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OpenDNS and Google public DNS are two options users have for DNS resolution on their home computers. These are in addition to the DNS servers that an ISP provides. The obvious advantage of using OpenDNS and Google DNS is speed. These servers are considerably faster than the ISP's DNS servers and are full of several [...]

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What are some free FTP tools?

FTP or file transfer protocol is a very useful protocol for transferring files between your local computer and your server. FTP works on TCP port 21 and is used to transfer small and large files across the network. FTP has its own set of primitives like get and put if used by the command prompt. On [...]

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