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Apr 0
Apr 0

Install Ajenti on CentOS/RHEL

Quick automatic install wget -O- https://raw.github.com/Eugeny/ajenti/master/scripts/install-rhel.sh | sh Manual install Ajenti requires EPEL repositories: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL for centos 6* wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm sudo rpm -Uvh remi-release-6*.rpm epel-release-6*.rpm Add repository key: wget http://repo.ajenti.org/ajenti-repo-1.0-1.noarch.rpm rpm -i ajenti-repo-1.0-1.noarch.rpm Install the package: yum install ajenti Start the service: service ajenti restart Package does not match intended download? yum clean metadata […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Use GParted to increase disk size of a Linux native partition

In this post we will cover how to increase disk space for a VMware virtual machine that is using a Linux native partition rather than logical volume manager (LVM). Firstly we will increase the size of the virtual disk on the virtual machine at the hardware level and then once this is complete we will […]

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Dec 0
Dec 0

Install VMware Tools on a Linux Guest with the Tar Installer

Install the latest version of VMware Tools to enhance the performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system and improve virtual machine management. Prerequisites ■ Verify that a supported guest operating system is installed on the virtual machine. ■ Verify that you have an ESX/ESXi license or are using evaluation mode. Before you install or […]

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Dec 0
Dec 0

How to manage Linux server with GUI

A typical Linux server runs in a command line interface (CLI) environment, preloaded with bare essential tools needed to install and configure various headless services. Compared to a full-blown GUI desktop image, such a minimal setup is advantageous in terms of security, resource consumption and speed. If you are used to GUI-based environment, however, you […]

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Oct 0
Oct 0

Install Guest Additions and Share forlders in VirtualBox

Before doing this be sure to follow the instructions in this link: http://webees.me/category/linux/ 1. Mount and Enable CDrom In Guest Host: VirtualBox click install guest addition Guest: sudo mkdir /media/cdrom sudo mount /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom mount: block device /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting read-only Now if you do “ls” on /media/cdrom, you will see the following contents: Run […]

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Oct 2
Oct 2

VirtualBox Shared Folders with CentOS Server Guest -dep

REF: http://www.ericlin.me/virtualbox-shared-folders-with-centos-server-guest I have recently switched from MacBook Pro to Mac Mini for my development machine and I have also switched from VMWare to VirtualBox simply for the sake of OpenSource. Because the new Mac Mini gives me 16GB of DDR3 RAM, which gives me the power to run my own virtual server machine as my […]

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Oct 0
Oct 0

Share Files between MacOSX and CentOS as a VirtualBox guest -dep

Share files between two SO is easy because there are different protocols for sharing resources (NFS, CIFS/SMB/Samba, FTP, …), but sharing files between two PCs with OS Linux based, and one of them as virtualmachine guest of another one is a bit more complicated. Here’s how to do it when we Mac OSX as HOST […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

Magento Installation In Ubuntu 12.04LTS

Installing Magento With The Full Download & Sample Data Installing Magento with sample data is useful if you want to familiarize yourself with Magento and see how categories and products are set up. Create a database mysql -u root -p mysqladmin -u root -p create magento_test; mysqladmin -u root -p reload; GRANT ALL ON magento_test.* […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

How to Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack on Ubuntu

About LAMP LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Since the virtual private server is already running Ubuntu, the linux part is taken care of. Here is how to install the rest. Set Up The steps […]

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