Linux distribution

This tip is submitted by reader Zacharie: switchdesk is the command to switch from KDE to GNOME or viceversa. This command provides a simple method of choosing between the various desktop environments available under Fedora Core, Cent OS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. If X Windows is running, switchdesk will bring up a dialog box […]

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I am getting error that read as No Route to Host. I am trying to ping my ISP gateway as well as DNS server but I am getting this error. How do I solve this problem? This problem indicate networking conflicts or some sort of networking configuration problem. Here are things to check: Can you […]

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If you have, a password protected grub boot loader and you forgot both root and grub password, then you can recover grub-boot loader password using the following method/procedure:

* Use Knoppix cd
* Remove the password from Grub configuration file
* Reboot the system
* Change the root password
* Setup new Grub password if required (optional)

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Explains how to monitor bandwidth with Linux iptables command.

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Have you ever wondered why shutdown account exists on Linux server, especially under Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution?

The answer is quite simple – shutdown account can shutdown server. Here is how you can enable the shutdown account:

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