So you have purchased a brand new system that has UEFI and you want to get Fedora 19 installed? Well, the Fedora Project does not provide an image to boot CD’s or DVD’s for UEFI based systems, so to accomplish installation you will need to use a USB flash drive to boot the Fedora 19. […]
This article was written with an intention to help Linux users in understanding the Chroot Jail feature and setup one themselves, for experimenting. Imprisoning users using “Chroot Jail” To put it simple, it’s nothing but limiting what a process/user can see in your system. Now your guess is right. It’s a way to secure your […]
We all have been to a place in our lives where our machine fails to boot with the infamous “GRUB Rescue” command-prompt. This short document explains how to re-install GRUB2 and generate grub.cfg (menu entries). Requirements: Machine on which the boot-loader is to be installed Linux Live USB/CD/DVD. Any disk capable of a chroot environment […]
As we all know, root SSH login is enabled by default in GNU/Linux. We can easily access our remote servers and manage them if they have any issues via SSH. But it is not advisable to allow directly login as root user via SSH, because anyone can brute force root password and will try to […]
We have already shown you how to Setup a Local Repository on Ubuntu Systems and Setup Local Yum Repository in CentOS/RHEL 6 and Setup Local APT Repository in Debian systems. Today we are going to learn about setting up local Yum repository on Fedora 19.
VLC Media Player 2.0.8 has been released. This is a maintenance release that fixes some regressions in the 2.0.x branch. There are also numerous fixes for crashes, dangerous behaviors, ISDB-S tuning and some OS X issues were resolved. According to the announcement: “With faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open […]
Fedora 19 has been out for a while and some of the preliminary bugs have been worked out. So it’s time to take the plunge and upgrade from Fedora 18 to Fedora 19. Well, thanks to the Fedora Team, that’s an easy matter using the FedUp package. All the commands must be executed with root […]
We all at some point in time we all format our USB drives. The question I would like to ask is how do you do it? Is it from GUI or terminal? I see formatting USB drives from the terminal very handy. Today I am going to show you how to format USB drives using the […]
5642658Posted July 31, 2013 by Enock Seth Nyamador
So you want to setup a GIT Repository for your developers on RHEL 6/CentOS 6, but notice Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 contains 1.7.1 in the repositories, which is well behind the current 1.8.3 that is available for GIT at http://git-scm.com. Well no need to worry, it is easy enough to download and install the […]
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