To Use yum commands to install packages via proxy internet, follow the below method. Edit yum.conf file located in /etc/yum.conf and specify the proxy server and port number vi /etc/yum.conf Also specify proxy username and password if required Disable the line starting with “cachedir=/var/cache/yum/$basearch/$releasever” Configuration File : #cachedir=/var/cache/yum/$basearch/$releasever proxy=http://192.168.1.2:8080 proxy_username=username proxy_password=password And Continue Reading
Install the package “rdesktop” to access Windows desktop from Linux machine via RDP protocol. You can get the information about the package from the following command : # yum info rdesktop Install rdesktop from YUM : # yum -y install rdesktop Access the Windows Desktop : # rdesktop 192.168.1.2
How do you check if my ISP is IPv6 ready? Simply visit this website test-ipv6.com. It will check for IPv6 connectivity right from your browser.
A simple curl command can fetch HTTP headers from a website. You have to login as root, then open the terminal and execute the below command. It will return the HTTP headers from the website you have typed. $ curl -I domain.com NOTE : domain.com is the Domain name you Continue Reading
There are a few ways to find the OS X version from the command line. $ system_profiler SPSoftwareDataType $ sw_vers $ defaults read loginwindow SystemVersionStampAsString
Downloading LibreOffice 4.0.2 [32bit] # cd /tmp # wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.0.2/rpm/x86/LibreOffice_4.0.2_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz [64bit] # cd /tmp # wget http://download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.0.2/rpm/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.0.2_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz Removing Old OpenOffice Version # yum remove openoffice.org* libreoffice.org* Extracting LibreOffice 4.0.2 Package [32-Bit] # tar -xvf LibreOffice_4.0.2_Linux_x86_rpm.tar.gz [64-Bit] # tar -xvf LibreOffice_4.0.2_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz Installing LibreOffice 4.0.2 Package You have to go to the Continue Reading
CrystalDiskInfo monitors HDD/SSD health status and temperature, and does all the usual monitoring/graphing of S.M.A.R.T. information. CrystalDiskInfo is such a user-friendly tool which can be used by even newbies. Download : CrystalDiskInfo
Link : https://www.google.com/settings/account/inactive Recently, Google added a new feature to its repertoire of online services. Currently called “Account Management”, this new service allows a user to choose what happens to their information stored on Google’s various services, after they pass away. This feature allows them to share their information with friends Continue Reading