fedora core

CentOS / Fedora Core / RHEL 5 uses yum for software management. Yum allows you to add a new repository as a source to install binary software. Understanding yum repository yum repository configured using /etc/yum.conf file. Additional configuration files are also read from the directories set by the reposdir option (default is /etc/yum.repos.d and /etc/yum/repos.d. […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : Howto find out size of AIX UNIX RAM memory How to bind a range of IP’s in Debian / Ubuntu Linux How do I view my Linux or UNIX server bandwidth usage? What is an MX record in DNS entries? […]

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You can easily mount remote server file system or your own home directory using special sshfs and fuse tools. FUSE – Filesystem in Userspace FUSE is a Linux kernel module also available for FreeBSD, OpenSolaris and Mac OS X that allows non-privileged users to create their own file systems without the need to write any […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ: => Boot Ubuntu Linux into Rescue mode to fix system – How do I boot my Ubuntu Linux server into Rescue mode to fix system? => Unable to create installation source – Add directories into YaST as an installation source – I have created my own patch files on […]

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As most of you may know to how extract a tarballs and/or a zip files. Someone, recently PM me with a question:

Dear nixCraft,

How do I extract an RPM package without installing it on my Fedora Linux or CentOS or RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) Suse Linux?

Sincerely,

CentOS user.

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According to man page: Iptables is used to set up, maintain, and inspect the tables of IP packet filter rules in the Linux kernel. Several different tables may be defined. Each table contains a number of built-in chains and may also contain user defined chains. By default, Iptables log message to a /var/log/messages file. However […]

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