This is probably the shortest tutorial ever 🙂 It’s quite simple to check the version. Executing a single command: cat /etc/issue Good luck!
Usually the Gentoo distribution is being upgraded by two simple emerge commands. Emerge is part of Portage which is the packet system of Gentoo. The commands to upgrade your Gentoo system are: user@GentooBox ~# emerge –sync This will sync your local machine with the gentoo server that you have set in /etc/make.conf user@GentooBox ~# emerge […]
The minimum installation of CentOS comes without Yum. In case to use it we will have to install it first 🙂
This task is not so simple, because of the package dependencies. In this article I will briefly explain how we can do this in a minute. For Fedora Core you can change the repositority so you can install the same packages from Fedora repository and it should work as well.
One of the changes on the new Ubuntu 9.10 is that xorg.conf is missing. The reason for this is that the configuration to be done on user level. The file xorg.conf will be in use only if it exists. Only the time will show if this new concept is good but I personally thing it is.
Most Linux systems will come with am installed tool, logrotate, that rotates log files. Unless rotated, log files keep growing until they fill all the free space . Rotating them means copying them to a backup file and creating a new empty log. Backup logs are usually removed when they are to far out of […]
In this tutorial I will give answers on a couple of fundamental questions about FreeBSD . First sections will explain how to modify or set a default gateway in FreeBSD operating system and second is how to make the route persistent. First I will introduce to you the route command. It is a native utility […]
Firstly we will need to open console terminal and write the following User@TheUbuntuBox ~# sudo apt-get install apache2 autoconf automake1.4 autotools-dev libapache2-mod-php5 php5 php5-common php5-curl php5-dev php5-gd php-pear php5-ldap php5-mhash php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-snmp php5-sqlite php5-xmlrpc php5-xsl php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-pspell php5-gd autoconf automake1.4 autotools-dev libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server We just installed Apache2, MySQL Server and PHP5. Now we […]
First what you have to do is run this command in ssh when you are in your home folder. echo “export INPUTRC=/etc/inputrc” >> .profile The create the /etc/inputrc file with the following content: “\e[1~”: beginning-of-line “\e[4~”: end-of-line “\e[3~”: delete-char #delete “\eOd”: backward-word #ctl-leftarrow “\eOc”: forward-word #ctl-rightarrow Of course the path /etc/inputrc is optional. You can […]
This article is going to show you how to set Passive mode in ProFTPd FTP server on Red Hat like distributions. Note: Red Hat like distributions are Fedora Core and CentOS. Firstly you will have to edit the ProFTPd configuration file. It’s location is: /etc/proftpd.conf. Use your favourite text editor to edit the file and […]
If you have always used bash on your machines and now you have FreeBSD with default shell sh/csh this is an article how to change it with bash. Firstly we have to install the bash shell. We can use the ports packat manager of FreeBSD. We can follow this 2 commands: cd /usr/ports/shells/bash make install […]