Category: Fedora / RedHat / CentOS

system logging – log files – rsyslog rsyslogd
12.06.2017

TOS-based systems (Atari ST) used a row of bombs to indicate a critical system error. Number of bombs displayed revealed information about the error. The error (also called an exception) is reported by the Motorola 68000 microprocessor. The very first […]

07.06.2017

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 […]

24.05.2017

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 […]

19.05.2017

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 […]

19.05.2017

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 […]

17.05.2017

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
17.05.2017

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

04.05.2017

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 […]

03.05.2017

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
24.04.2017

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. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/04/linux-kernel-4-0-new-features https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Linux-Kernel-macht-Versionssprung-auf-4-0-2557302.html you can upgrade with Debian to […]

24.09.2016

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 […]

The MATRIX HAS YOU
06.09.2016

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 […]

16.02.2016

update: 2018.04 PaleMoon (Mozilla code base) was just updated and released https://www.palemoon.org/releasenotes.shtml 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 […]

16.06.2015

nmap returns a nice overview… but be aware! nmap localhost will return different results than nmap 192.168.0.123 (actual ip of your host) – because not all services are allowed to be accessed from outside. in the following example smtp and […]

29.04.2015

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 […]