Monthly Archives: May 2008

Deli 8.0 Install Screen Shots

This distribution shocked me on how fast it boots up and loads applications. I tested Deli Linux on one of my old P2 mmx box. And I was really impressed and shocked on how fast it boots up and loads … Continue reading

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Mounting and Partitioning HowTo

I see this question in forums all the time…. How do I mount a file system? How do I create a new partition and a file system? How do I set it to mount automatically? how do I set the … Continue reading

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Removing Multiple RPMs with Similar File Name

Removing Multiple RPM’s with Similar File Names Use the rpm’s command -e (for remove) with the –allmatches option "rpm –e  –allmatches <package-to-be-removed>" i.e.: "rpm -e –allmatches kernel-2.4.25-8tr"   The –allmatches allows you to match all rpms with a given expression.. … Continue reading

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Install/Configure GPG (GNU Privacy Guard)

In this howto, we will show you how to Install/Configure GPG (GNU Privacy Guard) For CentOS: Step 1  -Install As root (su -, then the root password): yum install gpg (select y) It will then install  

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OpenSource Projects to come….

For the people who have been checking out LinuxDynasty…. We have begun our own OpenSource project (More like a few, but lets start one at a time)!!! We will be posting updates in the days to come. One of the … Continue reading

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Creating a virtual loopback device

Sometimes you will need to create a virtual loopback device for whatever reason. One possible need would be for a temporary filesystem to do some quick testing, or maybe to set up a larger /tmp partition on a server where … Continue reading

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Using rsync to move files around

You can use rsync to transfer files from either one directory to another or from one server to another. When copying over large directory structures, rsync is usually better than using cp -av. The cp command copies files and directories … Continue reading

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Using netstat to find active network connections

To list all open network ports on your machine, run netstat -lnptu. Here is a breakdown of the parameters: l – List all listening ports n – Display the numeric IP addresses (i.e., don’t do reverse DNS lookups) p – … Continue reading

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VMware Perl SDK get license perl script

I needed a script that would get all relevant license data from our VMWare ESX Server using the Perl SDK for VMWare. We needed to know what type of licenses we have with how many are being used and how … Continue reading

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Issues registering on LinuxDynasty

For those of you who had issues registering here at linuxdynasty, the issue is now fixed.  Please create a login and join the site and hopefully we can help you with knowledge and you can help us grow.

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