What is EPEL? EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is a volunteer-based community effort from the Fedora project to create a repository of high-quality add-on packages that complement the Fedora-based Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its compatible spinoffs, such as CentOS and Scientific Linux. As part of the Fedora packaging community, EPEL packages are […]
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LVM Tutorial: Logical Volume Manager
In this tutorial, I will teach you how to use LVM. Some info from wikipedia: LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel; it manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices. The term “volume” refers to a disk drive or partition thereof. It was originally written in 1998 by Heinz Mauelshagen, who based its design on that […]
How To: Install Webmin on CentOS/RHEL 6....
This article will teach you how to install Webmin on CentOS/RHEL machines. The installation process is simple and includes only 3 steps. In order to understand a bit more about the tool, I have added the Wikipedia value: Webmin is a web-based system configuration tool for Unix-like systems, although recent versions can also be installed and run on Windows. With […]
How To: Install CentOS 6.4 step by step ...
In this article, I will guide you step by step how to install CentOS 6. Some info from wiki: CentOS (“Community Enterprise Operating System“) is a Linux distribution that attempts to provide a free enterprise class computing platform which has 100% binary compatibility with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). As of versions 5.10 and 6.4, CentOS officially supports the x86 architecture with Physical Address Extension (PAE) and […]
How To: Install SVN on Linux CentOS/RHEL...
This tutorial will show you how to install subversion server (SVN) step by step and publish it in Apache in CentOS/RHEL Linux. So first, a quick wiki: Apache Subversion (often abbreviated SVN, after the command name) is a software versioning and revision control system distributed as free software under the Apache License. Developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, […]
How to: Install RPMFORGE repository in R...
RPMforge repository is a utility that is used to install third party software packages under Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Community ENTerprise Operating System (CentOS). It provides more than 5000 software packages in the rpm format for these Linux distributions. RPMforge repository not a part of RHEL or CentOS but it is designed to work with these operating systems. The complete list of packages can be fount at https://pkgs.repoforge.org/ . You’ll […]
Tip: Changing Linux top tool to htop
Tip: Changing top to htop I’d like to share with you a great tool I’ve been using for some time. All of you Linux users know the top tool which allows you to view running tasks, monitor system load, memory consumption, swap, etc… The look & feel of top is old and plain which for […]