Today I ran into a problem at work that I thought would be worth sharing. It is one of those odd only-happens-once-in-a-blue-moon errors, so writing it down and putting it out there on the internet may help those lucky few who run into it. The Situation I had a report from a user that the… Read More »
My wife and I are movie fans. For as long as I can remember one of our favorite things to do is sit down together and watch a movie. Then we had kids and our movies started becoming toys. It is really frustrating to pull a DVD off the shelf and find either that it… Read More »
I’m happy to present the AUR Package of the Week, and also the first package of the new year! Today I thought I would showcase the old and trusted browser, Firefox, with a slight twist from the package available in the main repositories. Installation The version of Firefox available in the main repositories is distribution-restricted… Read More »
This article will outline how to install the EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository for your CentOS 5.x server or desktop. This is one of the few third-party repositories that I trust, and provides a great number of newer and otherwise unavailable packages to your CentOS installation. Installation To install and activate the EPEL… Read More »
This post will outline how to reset the root password on FreeBSD. These instructions require local access to the machine and are available on FreeBSD versions 5.4 and greater. Resetting the root password As I mentioned above, resetting the root password and gaining administrative access to the machine requires local access to the server. Following… Read More »
This week, as we get ready to start a new year, I want to present Google-Chrome-Beta as the AUR package of the week. This is Google’s official Beta release of their browser. Installing Google-Chrome-Beta To install the Google Chrome Beta browser from AUR, use the following command from your favorite terminal: yaourt -S google-chrome-beta This will… Read More »
Despite the fact that I am a Red Hat Certified Engineer, and manage Red Hat and CentOS for a living, I prefer running Debian 5.x (Stable) on my personal servers. The one thing that I end up needing to add to my Debian servers however is Logwatch (which is default on Red Hat). This post… Read More »
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