up2date

What the differences between a Linux or UNIX software update and an upgrade? How do I perform the both?

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Suse Linux is similar to RPM based Linux distro such as RHEL but does not comes with yum command. How do I install a rpm file or packages such as Apache or PHP under Suse Enterprise / OpenSuse Linux?

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Q. I see following message in my logs files:

Linux bnx2: eth1: No interrupt was generated using MSI, switching to INTx mode

My server hangs occasionally after rebooting with above message in /var/log/message. How do I get rid of this problem under CentOS Linux / RHEL version 4.x?

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Q. Why do the other virtual network interfaces go down when I bring down eth0:0 under CentOS Linux?

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My RHEL / CentOS Linux 4.x virtual network interfaces go down when I bring down eth0:0. How do I fix this issue?

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Q. I’m using RHEL 4.x as database server. How can I run the up2date command to find out what package will satisfy library / module dependencies via RHN? A.Update Agent provides a complete system for updating the RPM packages installed on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system. Both command line and graphical interfaces are included. […]

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Q. How do I install ImageMagick software under Redhat enterprise Linux version 4 update 5? A. ImageMagick is an image display and manipulation tool for the X Window System. ImageMagick can read and write JPEG, TIFF, PNM, GIF, and Photo CD image formats. It can resize, rotate, sharpen, color reduce, or add special effects to […]

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