pkgwat -search packages for Fedora.
pkgwat is a nice utility to search the fedora packages websearch. Description : Pronounced "package WAT", pkgwat is a fast CLI tool for querying : the fedora packages webapp. : …
power save mode for battery in Fedora 19.
I was getting really bad battery life on my Fedora 19 system, and did not find much on how to tune it. Finally I found something that just does not need much configuration but works pretty well. So, …
Fedora – Ramdisk creation
In Fedora, ramdisks are not created by default as is the case with RHEL. So, if you need to get Ramdisks on Fedora, then you can do this: sudo yum install MAKEDEV This will create some default …
Ubuntu – Really force remove a package.
I was trying to remove a package on one of the Ubuntu installations the other day and was not able to do so. I tried google and tried all the options mentioned in various forums like “-f”, purge, …
tora installation on Fedora 17.
Here are the previous links on Tora: Tora on F16 Tora on Fedora And if you are interested in installing from source then you can always use this link: …
Upgrade to Fedora 17 from 16.
As usual time in couple of days to upgrade to Fedora 17. Release schedule is for 05/22 and so its just around the corner. So, if you are looking at upgrading using yum, then make sure that you visit …
tora on Fedora 16 for mysql and Oracle.
Sometime back I had posted a article on Tora on Fedora. But that was a while back and things have progressed and we already have Fedora 16 (aka Verne). So, awhile back I installed Tora on my Fedora 16 …
Quickly install most of the things that you need on Fedora.
Get yourself some conkyrc files.
If you are looking for some nice conkyrc files, then you can head over to : Ubuntu Forums In this thread you can see some very nice conkyrc files with screenshots. You can browse through the thread …
Creating a chroot environment in Fedora with bash and other utils.
[ad#ad-2] I am testing some of my scripts to work on a very old system and there the versions of the most popular applications are very old, real old :(. So, some of things that I am very used to …
10 Useful Sar (Sysstat) Examples for UNIX / Linux Performance Monitoring
by Ramesh Natarajan on March 29, 2011 Using sar you can monitor performance of various Linux subsystems (CPU, Memory, I/O..) in real time. Using sar, you can also collect all performance data on an …
Results of Fedora 16 Release Name Voting
Fedora 16 is codenamed Verne. Here are other details: The voting has concluded for the Fedora 16 release name, and the results are in! Thank you to the Fedora community members who made name …