rhel

Build 56528 is a release build of VMware Server 1.0.4. It is a maintenance bug fix release to address security issues. Upgrading VMWare server is a piece of cake under Redhat Enterprise Linux / CentOS Linux version 5.0. Please note that following instructions are tested on RHEL 4.5, 5.0 and CentOS Linux 5.0 only. You […]

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Sometime by mistakes all file permissions get changed and you need to restore file permission. For example a shell script or some sort of corruption could change the permissions for packages (installed files), it may be necessary to reset them. For example a long time ago my shell script run chmod and chown commands on […]

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New Linux user often get this error. Let us say you haved downloaded the RPM file from net and saved to /tmp, you may get error – no no such file or directory – when the file is really downloaded and ls command can show the same. Answer is pretty simple rpm command needs the […]

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This is one of the key questions many new sys admin ask: How do I audit file events such as read / write etc? How can I use audit to see who changed a file in Linux? The answer is to use 2.6 kernel’s audit system. Modern Linux kernel (2.6.x) comes with auditd daemon. It’s […]

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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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