Category: Fedora / RedHat / CentOS


file access modify creation time will always be in UTC format. In which time offset is +hours or -hours from Longitude: 0° (Prime Meridian) Prime meridian (Greenbich) GPS: 0° 00′ 05.3101″ W Other names: Z / Zulu Time Zone Time […]


What is yum? yum is used under CentOS7, Fedora, RedHat RHEL, Oracle). It’s written in python and it stands for “Yellowdog Updater, Modified”, as it was originally called “yup”, the package manager for Yellow Dog Linux. In addition to rpm […]


there are plenty 😀 debian8.8 uname -a; # tested with Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.43-2 (2017-04-30) i686 GNU/Linux find / -type d -iname bin /bin /usr/local/bin /usr/bin /usr/share/doc/libintl-perl/examples/simplecal/bin /usr/lib/klibc/bin suse12 uname -a; # tested with Linux suse 4.4.21-69-default […]


rpm is a powerful Package Manager for Red Hat, Suse and Fedora Linux. It can be used to build, install, query, verify, update, and remove/erase individual software packages. A Package consists of an archive of files, and package information, including […]


su; # become root yum install kernel-devel # get kernel source # kernel sources will be copied to /usr/src/kernels/3.10.0-514.16.1.el7.x86_64/ # there is a broken softlink in # /usr/src/kernels/3.10.0-514.el7.x86_64 # -> # /usr/src/kernels/3.10.0-514.16.1.el7.x86_64/ # which you will have to fix like […]

linux CentOS7 – install MATE Gnome2 based Desktop

yum install epel-release yum groupinstall „X Window system“ yum groupinstall „MATE Desktop“ systemctl isolate; # Tell your systemd to start the per default unlink /etc/systemd/system/; ln -s /usr/lib/systemd/system/ /etc/systemd/system/; reboot; you should get a grafical login prompt now […]


what real value can add linux to mankind? efficiency – less power consumed – less waste – because it runs well on old hardware as well transparency – should actually dissalow tyrannie and dictatorship – because you SHOULD acutally be […]


you can check your machine’s current ip with: ip addr show to modify your network interface address setting simply use the nmtui tool: this failed me once with „no Update2“ method… so let’s move on to the… manual way: terminal […]

Debian8.7 vs CentOS7 vs. SUSE12 – kernel version – filesystem – directory structure – RAM memory usage

it is interesting to see what kernel+filesystem the distributions rely on. Kernels: While CentOS is still on 3.10, Debian is believing in 3.16, and SUSE is „latest“ with it’s 4.4 Version kernel. you can upgrade with Debian to […]


you won’t believe it – but your password is NOT required. all you have to do is find „#autologin-user“ and put your „autologin-user=username“ into it and <- UNCOMMENT autologin-user-timeout=0. reboot. works. uname -a; # tested with Linux debian 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 […]


cmatrix now also for centos redhat and suse12! 😀 the probably most important linux program in cyberspace…. and neither centos nor suse have it in their repositories. shame! 😀 matrix just changed color 😀 if you wanna feel like a […]


update: 2018.04 PaleMoon (Mozilla code base) was just updated and released It is based on Firefox 27.9 (?) and pretty fast UserAgent from header Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:52.9) Gecko/20100101 Goanna/3.4 Firefox/52.9 PaleMoon/27.9.0 youtube works uBlock works and comes […]


nmap returns a nice overview… but be aware! nmap localhost will return different results than nmap (actual ip of your host) – because not all services are allowed to be accessed from outside. in the following example smtp and […]


add user to group # official, cross distribution (tested with suse12, centos7, debian8) usermod -a -G GROUPNAME USERNAME # redhat/centos: usermod -a -G wheel user; # add user „user“ to group „wheel“ in order to allow user to use sudo […]