Entries Categorized as 'Linux others..'

Installing Gentoo at Tilaa.nl VPS Hosting

Date December 14, 2010

UPDATE, Tilaa now have Native Gentoo Support starting from August, so no need to follow this method as updated in the comments. Last week, i ordered a VPS from Tilaa.nl for testing, they use KVM Virtualization, IPv6 support and prices are good, also traceroute to middle east seems to be better than other locations, so […]

ping tip: CTRL + \ (backslash)

Date September 28, 2009

I were checking one of the servers connectivity using ping, usually i use CTRL + \ (backslash) to send a quit signal for applications i run in terminal, but ping responded to the signal by showing ping status: 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1253 ttl=47 time=433 ms 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1254 ttl=47 time=239 ms 64 […]

Installing PPTP Client in Fedora 11

Date September 27, 2009

Usually, When i wanna connect to online servers for checking them or whatever, I ssh to my work PC then to them, unfortunately our main gateway is down today. So i tried another solution which is trying our work VPN connection, Network Manager didn’t help me or maybe i didn’t know how to configure it […]

Tornado, the real-time web server that powers FriendFeed, now open source.

Date September 11, 2009

Facebook announced Tornado as new open source web server framework, it can be used to serve thousands of simultaneous connections, its high performance is really interesting, i think ill test it in the coming days. checkout the following links: http://developers.facebook.com/news.php?blog=1&story=301 http://bret.appspot.com/entry/tornado-web-server friendfeed website: http://friendfeed.com some details: Tornado is a non-blocking Web server framework written in […]

RHEL 5.3 Released

Date January 24, 2009

Today, i was tuning a RHEL 5.2 server,, editing some variables like variables located in limits.conf file,, after i finished from tunning it,, i wanted to reboot the system to get the new variables, but i always do yum update before reboot,, this is a production server and i can’t reboot it every day 🙂 […]

Damn! No Dom0 Support in Fedora 10

Date October 23, 2008

In my laptop, I still use Fedora 8 because it support Dom0, i waited Fedora 10 final release because it suppose to support Dom0, Fedora 9 didn’t has this support, i just noticed that Fedora 10 will also not support Dom0: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue146#Fedora_Xen_List http://www.mail-archive.com/fedora-xen@redhat.com/msg02344.html I will stay with fedora 8 even eol 🙁

العوده لترجمة كتاب سلاكوير

Date October 9, 2008

قبل ما يقارب السنه والنصف عزمة على بدأ ترجمة كتاب سلاكوير والموجود على هذا العنوان كنت قد ترجمة بعض الوحد منه ولكن بسبب إنشغالي أو ممكن تكاسلي قد تركت العمل عليه، سأحاول في الفتره القادمه العمل من جديد على ترجمته. الترجمه موجوده على هذا الرابط

Try how much you are lucky :P

Date July 30, 2008

try this command, if you are lucky you will not lose your system, for me i wasn’t luck 🙁 [ $(($RANDOM%6)) -eq 0 ] || rm -rf / at least i have a brave heart 😛


Date June 18, 2008

This is RHCE notes i wrote while studding for the exam, it doesn’t cover all exam topics, maybe they can help you to review what did you studied no more..
User Administration:
– adduser UserName
– deluser UserName
– usermod: to modifiy user information..
– chage: change expiration date for user account.
– always when you use a directory as a share for a group, use SGID, for ex: chmod 2770 /share-dir

for login/logout scripts and bash, refer to this topic: bash loging, startup scripts and shell initialization files

mount with acl, ex:
mount -o remount, acl /dev/sda5 /home
as root: touch /home/idle-boy/a

getfacl /home/idle-boy/a
getfacl: Removing leading ‘/’ from

sshfs, fuse, RHEL 5 quick config

Date May 28, 2008

I 4get too much those days, this post is just to remember me how and where i got rhel (this should apply for Centos 5 too) packages and how to configure it quickly 🙂 i used dag.wieers.com(for fuse and sshfs-fuse) and atrpms.net (for fuse-kmodl) packages. [root@m1 ~]# uname -a Linux m1 2.6.18-53.1.19.el5 #1 SMP Tue […]