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If you need to calculate subnet under Linux use an IP Netmask/broadcast calculator called ipcal. You can calculate IPv4 or IPv6 address. Supported features: => Multiple address and netmask input formats. => Retrieving of address information from interfaces. => Classfull and CIDR output. => Multiple address and netmask output formats (dotted quad, hex, number of […]

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Fedora 8 has been released ( jump to download link ). The Fedora Project is a Red Hat sponsored and community supported open source project. Its goal is the rapid progress of free and open source software and content. It offers cutting edge softwares for desktop usage. The latest version of the popular Linux distribution […]

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Many people asked me to write about setting up Lighttpd under CentOS or RHEL 5 Linux using chroot() call. The instructions are almost same but you need to make little modification as compare to Debian / Ubuntu Linux instructions.

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Copyright/IP laws prevent shipping multimedia and mp3 software(s) and technologies/plugins with Linux distribution. Fedora is no exception to this rule. All you have to do is add few repos and you are ready to go. Fellow Linux blogger James has published an excellent shell script hack (Fedora Feather) that adds MP3 and multimedia support to […]

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How do you fix a dual boot system if you had to reinstall Windows Vista and you can no longer boot to Fedora Core 6 (FC6) or Fedora Linux ? Nobody wants to reinstall FC 6 or Fedora Linux again! Almost all versions of Microsoft Windows (including XP, Vista and old versions) overwrite GRUB bootloader […]

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If you are using hot swappable hard disk and created new partition using fdisk then you need to reboot Linux based system to get partition recognized. Without reboot you will NOT able to create filesystem on your newly created or modified partitions with the mke2fs command.

However with partprobe command you should able to create a new file system without rebooting the box. It is a program that informs the operating system kernel of partition table changes, by requesting that the operating system re-read the partition table.

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