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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= 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

  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 NOTE : is the Domain name you Continue Reading

  Link : For an alternative to Google or Bing, there is a search engine that have a very clear privacy policy and do not record or track users. DuckDuckGo results are higher quality as they filter out much of the garbage and spam on the internet.

Downloading LibreOffice 4.0.2 [32bit] # cd /tmp # wget [64bit] # cd /tmp # wget Removing Old OpenOffice Version # yum remove** 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