Category Archives: Linux

Installing OpenFire on CentOS 5

Installing OpenFire on CentOS 5 Download and install the openfire rpm 3.6.3 (as of this writing). #mkdir downloads #cd downloads #wget # rpm -ivh openfire-3.6.3-1.i386.rpm Openfire has an embedded database that you can use in case you don’t have MySQL installed, I prefer using MySQL though, I also tried using the embedded database, works […]

Ubuntu 9 04 vs Fedora 11

The excitement has already started in anticipation of Q2 2009 l distro releases. As usual, the big names are Ubuntu 9.04 (a.ka. Jaunty Jackalope) and Fedora 11 (Leonidas). It’s time for a straight off comparison on the upcoming features of these two distros. I have not mentioned minor version numbers of most packages, since it […]

How-to install WMware 6.0.3 in Linux

how-to install WMware 6.0.3 in Linux: First, do this: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` sudo apt-get install xinetd Now, run the vmware install, it will more then likely fail on vmon module. Do this first: sudo ln -sf /lib/ /usr/lib/vmware/lib/ sudo ln -sf   /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/vmware/lib/ Download the latest any-any patch – currently vmware-any-any-update-116 […]

Free NAS

About NAS : A NAS unit is essentially a self-contained computer connected to a network, with the sole purpose of supplying file-based data storage services to other devices on the network. The operating system and other software on the NAS unit provide the functionality of data storage, file systems, and access to files, and the […]