Month: February 2010


Howto Install Gnome Shell with YUM on Fedora 12 Linux

What is Gnome Shell? GNOME Shell is the defining technology of the GNOME 3 desktop user experience. It provides following core interface functions: Launching applications Opening files Switching between open windows Adding and deleting workspaces Moving windows between workspaces Dynamic system-related information display (including transient notifications) Providing a flat list of user-account related actions Logging […]

Creating a cPanel auto-installer ISO

Over the past few weeks I have been working on a custom spin of the CentOS installation image that automatically installs cPanel.  This ISO also performs some pre-installation configuration and installs updated packages as well as installing cpanel.  I think this information is handy for anyone who wants to create a CentOS installation image, whether for cPanel or for something else.  To create the installation image, we will modify the CentOS installation DVD; adding in …

Howto Install ATI Drivers (Mesa 3D DRI Experimental) on Fedora 12 Linux

Fedora 13 Users check Fedora 13 ATI Drivers Guide » Like all ATI and Fedora users probably already knows, currently AMD’s ATI Catalyst 10.2 proprietary Linux display drivers are not working on Fedora 12. That is why I decided to write this guide for those who are fighting with ATI drivers in Fedora. As Fedora […]

Howto Install KDE 4.4 or Update to KDE 4.4 on Fedora 12 Linux

Updated 26.2.2010, Read First Currently, the latest version of the KDE desktop in Fedora is 4.3.5. I had some problems with its stability, so I decided to try out, how will work KDE 4.4.0 the latest stable version of KDE. At first I tried to install KDE 4.4 from Rawhide repository, but it failed to […]


Decision time for European Windows users

It’s finally coming. Many months ago, Microsoft lost an argument with the European Commission, the result of which is that it has to give Windows users a choice of which… More »

Install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 (3.6.13) on Fedora Linux

This is guide, howto install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 versions (currently 3.6.13) on Fedora 12 using Yum. Firefox 3.6 stable installation works also with older Fedora Linux versions, like f11, f10. Note: Fedora 13 and Fedora 14 already has Firefox 3.6 as default browser Install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Stable Version on Fedora Linux Using Remi Repository […]

Linux: Enable Laptop Touchpad Vertical Scrolling and Tapping from Command Line

I noticed that the Fedora Linux with KDE desktop, has reasonably poor support for laptop touchpad adjustment. For example, the KDE > System Settings > Keyboard & Mouse > Mouse options will not be able to enable vertical scrolling and touchpad tapping. So I decided to write this short guide, howto enable Touchpad vertical scrolling […]

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5

This guide explains howto install Google Chrome Web browser on Fedora 28/27/26/25 and CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5. Best way to install and keep up-to-date with Google Chrome browser is use Google’s own YUM/DNF repository. Install Google Chrome on Fedora 28/27/26/25, CentOS 7.5, Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5 1. Change to root user. sudo -i ## OR […]

YUM Query Available Packages From Specific Repository on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat

This is a quick tip, howto find, query and list all available packages from a specific Yum repository/repositories on Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat (RHEL). This trick does not show the already installed packages from selected repository. List All Repositories and Check Repository ID’s $ yum repolist Loaded plugins: dellsysidplugin2, refresh-packagekit repo id repo name status adobe-linux-i386 […]


PHP has large number of predefined constants. This HOWTO will present the seven most important, most practical and most useful PHP Magic Constants. __FILE__ – The full path and filename of the file. __DIR__ – The directory of the file. __FUNCTION__ – The function name. __CLASS__ – The class name. __METHOD__ – The class method […]


Install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 on Fedora 24/23, CentOS/RHEL 7.2/6.8

Are you looking LibreOffice 5.2/5.1/5.0 Install guide? This is quick guide to install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 on Fedora 24/23/22/21/20/19/18/17/16/15/14/13/12, CentOS 7.2/6.8, Red Hat (RHEL) 7.2/6.8 with using Apache OpenOffice original RPM packages. What’s new in Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 release New Sidebar – The Sidebar makes better use of today’s widescreen displays than traditional toolbars Interoperability […]

VirtualBox 5.2 on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5/6.9

Oracle VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software. VirtualBox supports a large number of guest operating […]


Rebuilding/Restarting Exim Mail Server

When troubleshooting the Exim log file: tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog If you need to restart or rebuild Exim, you can dump your databases * /etc/exim.conf * /var/spool/exim/db Which Exim just rebuilds automatically by issuing the following


cPanel Server : Restoring MySQL SimLink.

If you’re unable to restart mysqld and troubleshooting the cause: if u log into SSH and go to /tmp you may see that there is no simlink To create a simlink you can do the

Linux: Create Text File on Linux Shell / Command Line

This is a very typical case, the need to create a temp file on the command line quickly. Opening editor, writing content, save file and quit editor is not the fastest possible way. A faster way is to use the cat command with the name of the file and write contents of the file and […]

Install Memcached on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5/6.9

Memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but originally intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. Memcached is a very useful also in other cases, than only dynamic web applications. This guide explains howto install Memcached 1.5.7/1.4.17/1.4.36 stable version of distributed memory object caching […]

Should IE6 be allowed to die?

If you’re a web designer or developer, you’ll be familiar with the plethora of websites set up for no other purpose than to persuade people who still use Internet Explorer… More »