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…

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 –…

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:

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…