Posted by joseph on July 1, 2013 ·
Sometimes you might want to uninstall large packages on a running Linux system (e.g. in order to release disk space), since these kind of packages are normally not that useful.
Here we show an example on how to list installed packages by size on Redhat and Debian system.
Posted by joseph on January 18, 2013 ·
Fedora Linux version 18 has been released today at Jan, 15. Fedora Linux is considered as the third most popular Linux distribution, behind Ubuntu and Mint for desktop usage. The new version comes with several new features such as – an installer that is rewritten and redesigned from the ground [...]
Posted by joseph on March 31, 2010 ·
Redhat.com release another update of RHEL5 yesterday at 2010/03/30.
This minor update releases typically provide feature enhancements, bugfixes and new hardware support. From the release notes:
Posted by joseph on December 31, 2009 ·
I just successfully updated my Dell PowerEdge 1850 from CentOS 4.8 to CentOS 5.4, luckily the issues I faced were not so rare. The steps I used are listed below, may it helpful for you as well! Although this post is mainly intended for CentOS it should work on RHEL systems as well.
Before you start, [...]
Posted by joseph on December 13, 2009 ·
Your computer has two timepieces; a battery-backed one that is always running (a.k.a. the hardware, BIOS, or CMOS clock), and another that is maintained by the operating system currently running, it’s called system clock. This document explains how to set your system clock, your timezone, and other [...]
Posted by joseph on November 19, 2009 ·
Here we listed 3 ways on the installation of Dell OpenManage Server Administrator on a Redhat Enterprise Linux, you can follows these steps on CentOS or SLES 10, they would work well.
1, Install from RPM packages
Generally we need these RPM packages, you can search and download them from Google.com.
Posted by joseph on November 16, 2009 ·
Hpasmcli is short for HP System Health Application and Insight Management Agents, it’s a scriptable command line interface for interacting with the hpasm management daemons, which can be used to view / set / modify BIOS settings such as hyper-threading, boot sequence control, and UID LEDs. It [...]
Posted by joseph on November 9, 2009 ·
Some days ago, I posted some examples on the common usage of RPM. Now, this post describes a manual preparation of a RPM building environment. With the help of this environment, you can generate upated RPM packages and patch your RPM-based system from source code.
Posted by joseph on October 2, 2009 ·
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle is designed to reduce the level of change within each major release over time increasing predictability and decreasing maintenance costs. Every major version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux is maintained and supported independently during the life cycle.
Posted by joseph on September 11, 2009 ·
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 with a 2.4 kernel base uses a single, robust, general purpose I/O elevator. The I/O schedulers provided in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, embedded in the 2.6 kernel, have advanced the I/O capabilities of Linux significantly. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, applications can [...]