am a new Suse Enterprise Linux user. I setup my computer name to ‘linux-mig6’ during installation but now I would like to change the computer name to something else. How can I remove old name and set it to ‘suse-linux-server’ on SLES version 12 SP 3? Can you tell me how do I change the Suse computer name? How do I assign a static hostname to server running SuSe Linux?
ow do I install Skype app on Linux to make telephone calls or stay in touch with friends and family? Continue reading “How to install Skype application on Linux”
am a new vim text editor user. I usually load ~/.vimrc using :vs ~/.vimrc
for configuration. Once edited my .vimrc file I need to reload it without having to quit Vim session. How do I edit my .vimrc file and reload it without having to restart Vim on Linux or Unix-like system? Continue reading “How to reload .vimrc file without restarting vim on Linux/Unix”
am using CentOS/RHEL 7.x heavily, and many needed CPAN modules missing. I want to distribute Perl modules from CPAN to 100s of VMs and bare metal servers. Unfortunately running cpanm Module::Name
OR perl -MCPAN -e 'install Module::Name'
is not an option. Is there any way to build RPM packages with rpmbuild for specific Perl module on a CentOS/RHEL 7.x server? What’s the easiest way to install a missing Perl module using the yum command
am a new Vim text editor user. I am writing Python code. Is there is a way to see Python documentation within vim and without visiting the Internet? Say my cursor is under the print Python keyword, and I press F1. I want to look at the help for the print keyword. How do I show python help() inside vim? How do I call pydoc3/pydoc to seek help without leaving vim? Continue reading “How to access/view Python help when using vim”
do not want to save root users’ shell history. How do I force Linux or Unix server to forget bash shell history? How to disable bash shell history on Linux for the root user?
am trying to redirect bash message into file named output.log. But, it is not getting redirected. How do I redirect both standard output and standard error in bash shell? In Linux, how do I redirect error messages? Continue reading “How to redirect standard error in bash”