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May 20, 2009 | Vol 8 Issue 10


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Feature Article - Operating Systems
Installing IBM System i Access on Linux

Follow these simple steps and avoid the gotchas!

tom_snyderBy Tom Snyder

On my home computer, I am using Ubuntu Linux 8.10. Being an RPG programmer, I could not do this if I did not have a 5250 emulator to use. Fortunately, there are several viable options out there. In a previous TechTip, I discussed some options for operating systems that you may be supporting. In this article, I will get more hands-on by exploring the details of installing System i Access on Linux.



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Feature Article - Programming
The API Corner: Selectively Using RGZPFM on Files

Learn about the V6R1 watch enhancement and understand a file's DLTPCT attribute.

bruce_viningBy Bruce Vining

This is the fourth in a series of articles on detecting that certain messages have been sent on your system and then making processing decisions based on those messages. The underlying technology, known as "watch support," became available with V5R4.



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